Fast Facts

Every family has a unique story. Many of our children and families find us during a crisis. At these critical junctures, the Landmarks for Families team is here to guide families home.

Child and Family Well-Being Facts

1 in 5

youth report experiencing homelessness between ages 17 and 19.


of youth will be touched by the justice system in South Carolina within 2 years.


of the women who had been in foster care became pregnant by the age of 21.

Additional facts

  • Just 57% of youth transitioning out of foster care report being employed (full- or part-time) at age 21.
    The Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • 3-4% of former foster youth obtain a four-year college degree. And between 2-6% receive a two-year degree.
    The National Foster Youth Institute
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For more than 230 years, we have guided neighbors toward stronger, hopeful futures and now we’re evolving too. We’re grateful to enter this new chapter with you. Welcome to Landmarks for Families!