Be a Mentor - North Charleston - connects kids with adult mentors
Big Brothers Big Sisters
This nationwide mentoring program that matches adult volunteers and children ages 6-18.
– Carolina Youth Development Center - Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester counties
– Greater Columbia - Lexington, Richland counties
– Upstate - Greenville, Spartanburg counties
Birthright - Clemson - offers free pregnancy testing, counseling, community referrals/assistance, and abortion alternatives
Little Steps provides a non-judgmental environment of encouragement and accountability for teen and young parents in the Greenville County area. The program offers classes, peer groups, one-on-one mentoring, and parent-child enrichment activities.
Low Country Orphan Relief - Charleston - meets the needs of abandoned, abused, and neglected children and intervenes where government aid ends
Lutheran Family Services in the Carolinas - Columbia - places children in foster and adoptive homes, provides comprehensive services to adults with special needs, aids veterans in regaining their independence, helps refugees acclimate to life in a new country
My Sister's House - Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester counties - assists victims of domestic violence and their children
New Foundations Home for Children - Anderson - New Foundations is a private, nonprofit treatment agency caring for emotionally troubled children and their families. Services include Group Homes and the Family Counseling Center of Anderson.
Pendleton Place Children's Shelter
Pendleton Place, located in Greenville, offers a place of safety and comfort for children hurt by abuse and neglect. The group's mission is to is to keep children safe and support families in crisis through prevention, assessment, and intervention.
Based in Grenville, this emergency domestic violence shelter provides counseling, legal advocacy, and transitional housing, as well as community outreach and teen dating violence education in Greenville, Pickens, Anderson, and Oconee counties.
York Place - York - residential and outpatient treatment for children with psychiatric illness and impairment in behavioral, cognitive, emotional, physical, familial, and social functioning
YWCA Upper Lowlands - Sumter - The YWCA Upper Lowlands works with victims of domestic violence amd is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Serves Sumter, Lee, Clarendon, and Kershaw counties.