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 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
Cumbee Center to Assist Abused Persons - Aiken, Barnwell, Edgefield - works to support and empower domestic violence and sexual violence victims and their families by providing services, reducing the tolerance of abuse, and advocating for social change
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
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
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.
Safe Harbor - Grenville - 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
Tracy Redfearn Inc. - Hartsville - a multilayered approach to providing psycho-emotional and social support for children with programs including academic, teen mom, grief and loss support, and community dinners
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.