CARE House Holds Ribbon Cutting

CARE House of the Pee Dee held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, June 28th celebrating joining the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce. Meg Temple, Executive Director, cut the ribbon and was joined by her staff, friends, and Chamber staff and ambassadors.

CARE House of the Pee Dee is a children’s advocacy center. Its mission is to promote, help, hope and healing in a nurturing environment for child abuse victims.

The center serves Florence, Marion, Dillon and Clarendon counties, Temple said.  Started in 2006, CARE House of the Pee Dee is a non-profit, one-stop center for child abuse victims.

It has been in its current location at 1920 Second Loop Road in Florence since 2019.

Temple said the center works along with DSS and law enforcement to help them get what they need in the least intimidating way from a child when investigating child abuse. She said the center provides forensic interviews, forensic medical services, advocacy and evidence-based therapy services.

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