Become a Member
There are many benefits to becoming a new member of PAFCAF. Each week you will receive the PAFCAF Provider Update newsletter filled with child welfare/ well-being policy news and updates for South Carolina as well as the national scope. We also send out various member alerts when there are policy proposals, rule changes, contract approvals or changes in federal legislation that can directly affect your organization and the work you are doing with children and families in your communities.
As a Member, you have the opportunity to have a voice in determining legislative priorities to be addressee which impact our system of child and family well-being. PAFCAF has a contracted lobbying firm that helps advance these legislative priorities on behalf of our Members. PAFCAF Members have increased strategic partnerships with state organizations and systems that guide policy and reform related to through the work of the Association. In addition, there are opportunities to serve on various standing committees of PAFCAF as well as serve on the Board of Directors. Members are also eligible for registration discounts to our Annual Conference and Annual Executive Retreat as well as other trainings offered.DOWNLOAD OUR MEMBERSHIP BROCHURE
Regular membership shall be available to any private, not-for-profit or for-profit organization that supports the general mission of the Association and has an active interest in children and families in the State, and which complies with this Article’s provisions and those of related Bylaws, and which is licensed or certified as meeting licensing requirements by the South Carolina Department of Social Services, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.
Associate Membership is possible for any organization or individual that supports the mission of PAFCAF. Organizations eligible to join as Associate Members include but are not limited to corporations/ businesses, foundations, other associations, professional societies, educational institutions, advocacy groups, and public agencies. Any organization that meets the criteria for Regular Membership is not eligible to join as an Associate Member.
Years of service
since being founded
Of children and teens
in foster care across
S.C. served by our member agencies
Residential beds and
foster care beds provided
by PAFCAF members
(Foster care group homes, residential care, PRTFs, adoption agencies, community-based care and prevention services)
Services and programs available to Children and Families across South Carolina
S.C. counties represented
Partnerships with aligned organizations, associations and departments