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  • Aiken Youth Empowerment - Aiken - sex education promoting healthy decision making
  • Alston Wilkes Society - Columbia - provides offenders, former offenders, at-risk youth, homeless veterans, and families in crisis tools to become productive citizens
  • AMIkids Piedmont - Clinton - residential program working with young offenders


  • The Bair Foundation - Charleston, Columbia, Greenville - provides training and support to families becoming foster parents
  • Barnabas Horse Foundation for Children - Murrells Inlet - provides healing through fellowship with horses for children 4-17 recovering from physical abuse, sexual abuse, trauma
  • Be a Mentor - North Charleston - connects kids with adult mentors
  • Beyond Abuse - Greenwood - working with adults, children, and families in Abbeville, Greenwood, and Laurens counties
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
    This nationwide mentoring program that matches adult volunteers and single-parent children ages 6-16.
    Greater Columbia - Lexington, Richland counties
    Lowcountry - Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester counties
    Upstate - Greenville, Spartanburg counties





  • Family Connection of South Carolina - Columbia-based - support network for families of children with special needs
  • Family Justice Center - Georgetown - helps victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse
  • Florence Crittenton Programs of South Carolina - Charleston-based - provides education, counseling services, medical care, social support, and a safe haven for young pregnant and parenting mothers in need across South Carolina
  • Foothills Family Resources - Slater - operates a food pantry, provides monetary help for families in crisis, teaches parenting skills
  • Foothills Care Center - Clemson and Seneca - provides education, benevolence, and limited medical obstetrical services
  • Fostering Great Ideas - Greenville - improves the experience for children in foster care by building dignity, personal relationships, and sense of community


  • HALOS, Helping And Lending Outreach Support - Charleston - helps abused and neglected victims served by the Charleston County Department of Social Services
  • Healing Hurts - Ridgeville - transitional maternity home providing residential services to women of all ages as well as victim advocacy for domestic violence and sexual assault victims
  • Helping Hands - Aiken - emergency children's shelter
  • Helping Hands of Clemson - foster home and emergency shelter for abused and neglected children
  • Heritage Keepers - Charleston-based - statewide group promotes sexual abstinence until marriage
  • Hope Center for Children - Spartanburg - working to prevent and help victims of child abuse and neglect
  • Hopeful Horizons - Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper counties - children's advocacy, domestic violence and rape crisis center providing safety, hope and healing to survivors through evidence-based therapy, outreach, prevention and education



  • Julie Valentine Center - Greenville - nonprofit organization provides free, confidential services to sexual assault and child abuse survivors and their families



  • Little Steps - Greenville - provides a non-judgmental environment of encouragement and accountability for teen and young parents in the Greenville County area by offering 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
  • Lowcountry Crisis Pregnancy Center - North Charleston - provides medical services, referrals, and assistance with unplanned pregnancies
  • Lowcountry Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy - Greater Charleston area - works with at-risk children
  • Lutheran Services 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


  • National Youth Advocate Program - North Charleston - partners with various governmental and private agencies throughout the state all working together to improve the lives of children and families
  • 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.
  • New Morning Foundation - Columbia - works to limit teen pregnancies
    Tell Them - online advocacy to educate young women
  • Nurture Home - Aiken - Mental Health America of Aiken County's program to assist single women and mothers who are homeless and often the victims of domestic violence
  • Nurturing Center - Columbia - working with abused and neglected children


  • One Touch Transformation - Florence - nonprofit organization that raises awareness for sexual abuse and supports other organizations that stand against it





  • Tara Hall - Georgetown - residential school for troubled boys
  • Thrive SC - Mount Pleasant - provides transitional housing and holistic resources necessary to build emotional and financial independence for survivors of domestic violence



  • The Village Group - Georgetown - youth advocacy through literacy, recreation and community involvement


  • Waccamaw Youth Center - Conway - residential center for abused, neglected, and abandoned youth ages 12-21
  • Windwood Family Services - Awendaw - therapeutic intervention for abused and neglected boys
  • WINGS for Kids - Charleston - social and emotional learning after school
  • - legal information for women living with or escaping domestic violence - use links for SC-specific info


  • YWCA Upper Lowlands - Sumter - The YWCA Upper Lowlands works with victims of domestic violence and is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Serves Sumter, Lee, Clarendon, and Kershaw counties.

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