The Trent Hill Center for Children and Families

Who We Are

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The Trent Hill Center for Children and Families (“Trent Hill Center”) is a home for youth who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect, or abandonment. In addition, the Trent Hill Center provides individual, group, and family counseling to local children and families; family engagement services; and training and consulting services.

It is a family business. Named in memory of the founder’s father, the organization is a celebration of and commitment to him and his values and ideals, especially the importance of family.

The Hill Family

Trent Hill

The Trent Hill Center is named for the founder's father, F. Trent Hill, Jr. Trent Hill passed away in December 2012 due tofrontotemporal degeneration, a rare degenerative brain disease. Trent was well-respected as an accomplished finance professional, church member and trustee, active community member, husband, father, son, and brother. He was bright, wise, kind, and just. He loved children, and opened his doors to many local children in need of guidance, acceptance, money, or support.

Scottie Hill

Scottie Hill, MS, LISW-CP, LCSW is the founder and CEO/Executive Director of the Trent Hill Center. In addition, she works as a technical advisor to the World Trade Center Health Program, a program that provides medical, mental health, and social work services to first responders, survivors, workers, and others who sustained toxic exposures and psychological stressors in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and due to an airplane crash in Shanksville, PA.

Scottie was raised in Hartsville, S.C. After graduating from Hartsville High School, she completed her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Immediately after, she moved to New York City to pursue a Master of Science in Social Work from Columbia University. She has a clinical social work license in New York State and South Carolina.

Scottie lived and worked as a social worker with ill World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers in New York City for 13 years. She returned to Hartsville, S.C. in summer of 2013, and lives there with her husband and three children.

Becky Hill, Executive Director

Becky Hill, Residential Director, has been involved in the development and growth of the Trent Hill Center since its inception. She is a 2003 graduate of Clemson University with a Bachelor's of Sociology. Becky is currently pursuing her Master's in Social Work degree from Fordham University. Upon graduation, Becky moved to New York City where she held the position of Director of Staffing with Green Key Resources. From 2013 to 2017, Becky worked with Sonoco Products Company in Corporate Human Resources as the University Relations Specialist. In addition to her professional experience, Becky has volunteered her time with Camp Pee Dee Retreat Center, First Presbyterian Church children’s music program, and the First Presbyterian Church Early Childhood Education Program.

Board of Directors

Don Gore; Treasurer

Don GorePresident and Treasurer

Paula Terry; Vice-President

Paula TerryVice-President

Julie Cox; Secretary

Julie CoxSecretary

Zenobia Edwards, Ed.D. Photo Coming Soon

Zenobia Edwards, Ed.D.Board Member