Epworth Children’s Home
2900 Millwood Ave
Columbia SC 29205

For Jayla, “It was My Time”

At this time last year, Jayla was nervous. A resident of Epworth, she had just completed her first year at Midlands Technical College while living on Epworth’s campus. She was trying to figure out her next step in life. She wanted to “move” away to get a bachelor’s degree, but she struggled in her first year at Midlands Tech. She wanted independence, to live in a dormitory, and to live “an adventure” but even with