2017 Member Agencies

Aiken Senior Life Services

159 Morgan Street NW

PO Box 3156

Aiken, SC 29802-3156

803.648.5447

803.649.1005 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Bill Goodson, Executive Director

EMAIL:        bgoodson@aikensenior.org  

WEB:           http://www.aikensenior.org/

Provides casework and related services to elderly persons, their family or other caregivers.  These include an Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group; telephone reassurance service; homemaker/personal care service; shelf stable meals; home delivered meals; Senior Citizens Discount Program; Sitter Registry; transportation service; information and referral.

Aiken Youth Development P.A.L

675 York St., NE

PO Box 33

Aiken, SC 29802

803.645.6338

803.641.6941 (Fax)                                                               

CONTACT:  Wanda Green, Executive Director

EMAIL:         greenwanda6155@yahoo.com                    

The mission of Aiken Youth Develpoment is for Aiken County youth and young adults to thrive and achieve their highest goals not only in competitive sports but also within their schools, community and peer environments.  It is designed to increase inner/outer changes through physical activities designed to build and strengthen their feelings and self-worth in a vigorous and demanding sport requiring discipline, pride, respect, obedience, loyalty, fidelity and enthusiasm.  Provides diversion to substance abuse, violence and delinquency.

The Aiken Center       

1105 Gregg Highway

Aiken, SC 29801

803.649.1900, ext. 313

803.643.2926 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Herbert (Herb) Mattocks, Executive Director

EMAIL:         mattocks@aikencenter.org        

WEB:            http://www.aikencenter.org

Provides information, education and prevention services in an effort to affect the attitudes individuals have towards the use and abuse of psychoactive substances and deterring many of the problems associated with alcohol and drug abuse.

Aiken County Help Line, Inc.

1055-B Silver Bluff Road

Aiken, SC  29803

Help Line:  803.648.9900

803.641.4143

803.641.4169 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Janice Leonard-Hoffman, Executive Director

EMAIL:         aikenhelpline@bellsouth.net               

WEB:            http://aikenhelpline211.org/site/

A 24-hour crises intervention, information and referral service for all citizens of Aiken County.  Volunteers are trained by professionals in the community in the areas of responding to crisis situations, listening skills, and information on community resources.

Aiken Rescue, Inc.

631 Kershaw St., NE

PO Box 870

Aiken, SC 29802-0870

803.649.9501

803.226.0247 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Lisa M. Hintz, Executive Director

EMAIL:         aikenrescue@atlanticbbn.net              

WEB:            https://www.aikenrescue.org/      

A 911 EMS agency staffed 24/7 to serve the citizens of Aiken County.  It is also the only EMS agency in the state to have a Cadet program which allows high school students the opportunity to work as Cadets in the EMS field.

Alston Wilkes Society

3519 Medical Drive

Columbia, SC  29203

803.799.2490

803.540.7223 (Fax)

CONTACT:  S. Anne Walker, Executive Director

EMAIL:     annewalker@aws1962.org

WEB:        http://www.alstonwilkessociety.org

The mission of the Alston Wilkes is to help offenders and ex-offenders become productive members of the community, and provide support services to their families.

American Heart Association

516 West Avenue

North Augusta, SC 29841

803.341.9735

CONTACT:  Andi Van Airsdale, Executive Director

EMAIL:         andi.vanairsdale@heart.org             

WEB:        http://www.heart.org/

FACEBOOK:        https://www.facebook.com/CSRAAHA

Works to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke through research, public and professional education and community program services.

American Red Cross - Aiken Area Chapter

1314 Pine Log Road

Aiken, SC 29803

803.641.4152

803.644.4035 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Rebecca Jordan, Executive Director

EMAIL:         rebecca.jordan@redcross.org             

WEB:        http://www.redcross.org

Coordinates immediate emergency assistance (food, clothing, and shelter) to Aiken County residents suffering disaster loss.  Provides worldwide emergency communications network for members of our armed forces and their families.  Interest free loans or grants are provided to military personnel and their families during emergencies, based on need.  Administers training in Adult, child and infant CPR, First Aid, Lifeguarding and Aquatic Safety Training, AIDS education.  Ensures a safe supply of blood to area hospitals via blood services.  Provides information, guidance and counseling services.

ACTS-(Area Churches Together Serving)                       

340 Park Ave., SW

Aiken, SC 29801

803.649.3800

803.642.5919 (Client Services)

803.642.3838 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Carla W. Cloud, Executive Director    EMAIL: carla@actsofaiken.org 

CONTACT:  Karen Perry, Operations Manager     EMAIL: karen@actsofaiken.org              

WEB:       http://actsofaiken.org

ACTS provides emergency and temporary help to qualified residents of Aiken County in the way of food, clothing, housewares, furniture, as well as utility and prescription assistance.

Brothers and Sisters of Aiken County

132 York Street, N

PO Box 1349

Aiken, SC 29802-1349

803.641.3888

803.641.3811 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Charonica Pope, Executive Director

EMAIL:         brotherssisterso@bellsouth.net             

Promotes positive youth development of children ages 5 -18 through recreation, tutoring, and educational programs.  Program takes place after school at the Smith-Hazel Recreation Center under the supervision of the Director and Program Coordinator.

CanHope Foundation       

235 Barnwell Ave., NW

PO Box 3694

Aiken, SC 29802-3694

803.649.5433

803.649.5433 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Katrina Crane

EMAIL:        canhopedirector@gmail.com

WEB:           http://can-hope.org/

Provides cancer patient support and cancer screening and prevention programs.

Child Advocacy Center of Aiken County             

4231 Trolley Line Rd.

PO Box 1763

Aiken, SC 29802-1763

803.644.5100

803.644.7233 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Susan Meehan, Executive Director

EMAIL:        cacmeehan@gmail.com           

WEB:           http://www.cacofaiken.org/home              

The Child Advocacy Center of Aiken County helps to decrease the trauma experienced by children who have been sexually or physically abused by providing forensic interviews, medicals and counseling in a child-friendly environment, and to provide an effective collaborative response system for child victims of abuse through the multi-agency multidisciplinary team.  They also provide knowledge to the community in the area of child sexual abuse prevention.

Children’s Place, Inc.                             

310 Barnwell Avenue, NE

Aiken, SC 29801

803.641.4144

803.641.4147 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Margaret S. Ford (Peggy), Executive Director

EMAIL:       peggy.ford@childrensplaceinc.org                

WEB:           http://www.childrensplaceinc.org

Provides Therapeutic Childcare Services.  The program consists of a multi-level psychological developmental system of services designed for and delivered to abused, neglected, victimized and other at risk children, ages 3-12, and their families.  The child’s full range of intervention strategies include developmentally appropriate education, behavior management, social skills education, play therapy, speech and language therapy, health and growth monitoring, and wholesome nutritious meals.  Parenting classes and individual Family Treatment Plans are developed to assist parents in changing their behavioral patterns with their children.

Community Medical Clinic of Aiken County

244 Greenville Street NW

PO Box 1294

Aiken, SC  29802-1294

803.226.0630

803.226.0633 (Fax)

CONTACT: Jamie Mothkovich, Executive Director

EMAIL:        cmcexecdir@atlanticbb.net

WEB:           http://www.cmcaiken.org/

Provides comprehensive basic medical care to indigent residents of Aiken County.  Provides a medical “home” with care by physicians and nurse practioners, health education and prescription medication from a basic formulary.  Services provided without charge to patients who live in poverty and have no private or governmental insurance coverage.

Community Ministry of North Augusta

646 East Buena Vista

PO Box 7152

North Augusta, SC 29861

803.279.5771

803.279.8731 (Fax)

CONTACT: Nancy Joyce, Executive Director

EMAIL:        cmonadirector@comcast.net

WEB:           http://www.cmona.org/

A nonprofit ministry, supported by Christian churches, staffed by trained volunteers, providing short-term emergency assistance with food, utility bills, prescription medications, clothing and household items.

Cumbee Center to Assist Abused Persons

135 Lancaster Street

PO Box 1293

Aiken, SC 29802-1293

803.649.0480

803.641.4163 (Fax)

CONTACT: Susan Selden , Executive Director

EMAIL:         caap_ed@att.net                 

WEB:           http://www.cumbeecenter.org/          

FACEBOOK:           https://www.facebook.com/TheCumbeeCenter                                                      

Provides Domestic Violence program consisting of non-shelter counseling, legal advocacy and emergency shelter services to victims of domestic violence.  Sexual Assault program serves as a rape crises center for victims of sexual assault (over 16 years of age) and child victims of non-familial sexual assault.

Florence Crittenton Programs of South Carolina                

19 St. Margaret Street

Charleston, SC 29403

843.722.7526

843.577.0770 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Lisa Van Bergen, Executive Director

EMAIL:         lvanbergen@florencecrittentonsc.org

WEB:           http://florencecrittentonsc.org/ 

Providing residential health, education and counseling programs for Aiken County young women 10 years of age and older experiencing the problems associated with single-parent pregnancy.

Georgia-Carolina Council, Boy Scouts of America       

4132 Madeline Drive

Augusta, GA 30909

706.733.5277

706.733.0765 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Derek Herron, Yamassee District Executive

EMAIL:         derek.herron@scouting.org           

WEB:           http://www.gacacouncil.org/           

Promotes citizenship, good character, self-reliance, and personal fitness to area youth.  This is done through Comprehensive Youth Development Programs; Substance Abuse Education; Pre-Job Guidance and Job Training; Protection of Children from Neglect, Abuse, and Exploitation; Specialized Services for the Disabled.

Girl Scouts of South Carolina-Moutains to Midlands, Inc.       

5 Independence Pointe, Suite 120

Greenville, SC  29615

864.770.1400

800.849.4475 (Toll Free)

864.272.3394 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Kimberly Hutzell, President/CEO

EMAIL:         khutzell@gssc-mm.org         

WEB:           http://www.gssc-mm.org/                     

Providing an informal educational program for girls 5-17, providing activities designed to instill in girls the learning, values and self-esteem to become skilled, caring, successful women.

Golden Harvest Food Bank                          

Aiken Distribution Center

81 Capital Dr.

Aiken, SC 29803

803.648.0752

803.648.9896 (Fax)

CONTACT: Travis McNeal, Executive Director:   tmcneal@goldenharvest.org

 WEB:           https://goldenharvest.org/    

Solicits, collects, warehouses and distributes donated grocery products to a six county service area of west central South Carolina.  These food items are distributed to Emergency Food Pantries and On-Site Feeding Programs in the before mentioned area.

Helping Hands, Inc.

100 John Elliott Lane

PO Box 503

Aiken, SC 29802-0503

803.648.3456

803.641.4161 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Carmen L. Landy, Executive Director

EMAIL:          clandy@helpinghandsaiken.org         

WEB:           http://helpinghandsaiken.org/main/    

Provides emergency shelter and nurturing for abused, neglected, and abandoned children ages birth to 17 with 24-hour awake supervision including food, clothing, and medical attention.

 

Jackson First Alert Rescue Squad

18908 Atomic Road

PO Box 332

Jackson, SC 29831-0332

803.471.2637

CONTACT:  Michael Lowry-Executive Director

EMAIL:        mlowery8@gmail.com                 

WEB:           http://www.jfars.org       

FACEBOOK:           https://www.facebook.com/jackonfirstalert/    

Provides emergency medical assistance to calls, which originate in the 911 system and to the Aiken County EMS when needed.  Also assist areas outside of Jackson such as Aiken, North Augusta, Langley, Bath, Clearwater, and New Ellenton.

Lower Savannah COG

2748 Wagener Rd

PO Box 850

Aiken, SC 29802-0850

803.649.7981

803.649.2248 (Fax)

CONTACT:   William Molnar, Executive Director

EMAIL:          wmolnar@lscog.org

WEB:           https://www.lscog.org/    

Provides medication assistance through the MAP Program to persons without prescription coverage or financial means to obtain medications prescribed by other physicians.

Mental Health America of Aiken County          

233 Pendleton St. NW

PO Box 1074

Aiken, SC 29802-1074

803.641.4164

803.641.4166 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Lisa Tindal, Executive Director

EMAIL:         ltindal.ed.mhaac@gmail.com            

WEB:           http://mha-aiken.org/   

Provides counseling on teen pregnancy prevention, the Welcome Baby Program, the Mothers as Mentors Program, Transitional Mental Health Services, support groups, education, advocacy, and referral. 

Project VISION – United Way of Aiken County, Inc.          

235 Barnwell Avenue, NW

PO Box 699

Aiken, SC 29802-0699

803.648.8331

803.641.2887 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Tammy Davis, Director

EMAIL:         tammy@uwaiken.org               

Project VISION Initiative   

Volunteers provide labor and coordination of extensive home repair for individuals whom are determined eligible.

Agency Day Of Caring: Over 1,000 volunteers come together for one day annually to do repairs for eligible agencies.

South Carolina Autism Society                     

806 12th Street

West Columbia, SC 29169

800. 438.4790 (Toll Free)

803.750.6988

803.750.8121 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Kim Thomas, Executive Director

EMAIL:         kim@scautism.org          

FACEBOOK:           https://www.facebook.com/scautism/                                

Statewide organization dedicated to the total welfare of all persons with autism and their families.  Advocates for lifelong services to enable everyone with autism to reach their maximum potential.

SC Vocational Rehabilitation Department-Aiken

855 York Street, NE

Aiken, SC 29801

803.641.7730

803.641.7630

803.641.7733 (Fax)                                                               

CONTACT:  Jeanette Murray, Area Supervisor

EMAIL:         jmurray@scvrd.state.sc.us                

WEB:           https://scvrd.net/

The mission of the Aiken Vocational Rehabilitation Center is to provide vocational rehabilitation to services to persons who have a physical, mental, and/or emotional disability, which is a handicap to permanent employment.

The Family Y

3570 Wheeler Road

3532 Wheeler Road (Office)   (706) 738-6670

Augusta, GA 30909

(706) 262.4300

(706) 262.4302

CONTACT:  Danny McConnell, Executive Director

EMAIL:         dmcconnell@thefamilyy.org                

621 Trolley Line Rd

Graniteville, SC 29829

803.349.8080

803.392.7865 (Fax)

CONTACT: Matt Mullen, Executive Director (Aiken)

EMAIL:     mmullen@thefamilyy.org

WEB:           http://www.thefamilyy.org/

Provides after school care (Prime Time) and tutorial programs to Aiken County elementary, school age children focusing on math and reading skills.

 

The RECing Crew

506 Georgia Avenue, Suite 101

PO Box 7124

North Augusta, SC 29861

(803) 426.1284

CONTACT:  Pamela J. Stickler, Executive Director

EMAIL:         p.stickler@therecingcrew.org            

WEB:           http://therecingcrew.com/

FACEBOOK:           https://www.facebook.com/therecingcrew

A special leisure and recreation association that provides programs that enhance the physical, emotional, and social growth for individuals with disabilities.

The Salvation Army-Aiken

322 Gayle Avenue NW

PO Box 439

Aiken, SC 29802-0439

803.648.4141 (Administrative)

803.641.4148 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Major. David Phelps, Corps Officer

EMAIL:         David_Phelps@uss.salvationarmy.org

CONTACT:  Capt. Amber Phelps, Corps Officer

EMAIL:         Amber_Phelps@uss.salvationarmy.org      

WEB:           https://www.salvationarmycarolinas.org/aiken/

Provides a 24-hour emergency housing shelter for men, women, and families, as well as job placement, counseling and referral by an onsite caseworker.  Assistance provided the low-income, elderly, unemployed, disabled, and others with special needs.  Food, clothing, and utility assistance offered as need indicate and resources allow.  Administers activities, which enhance individual’s social, spiritual, and emotional well-being.  Information and referral are also given.

Tri-Development Center of Aiken County, Inc.                      

1016 Vaucluse Road

PO Box 698

Aiken, SC 29802-0698

803.642.8800

803.642.8811 – Ralph Courtney

803.642.8806 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Ralph Courtney, Executive Director

EMAIL:         rcourtney@aikentdc.org        

WEB:          http://aikentdc.org/

Provides Developmental and Vocational Services for adults with disabilities that include a Sheltered Workshop, Mobile Work Crews, Enclave and Competitive Employment through Job Coaching.  Administers Children’s Services/Prevention Program, which targets children with mental retardation or who are at risk and ages 0-21 as well as their families.  Also provides volunteer recruitment and referral.

United Way of Aiken County, Inc.              

235 Barnwell Avenue, NW

PO Box 699

Aiken, SC 29802-0699

803.648.8331

803.641.2887 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Sharon L. Rodgers, Executive Director/President

EMAIL:         sharon@uwaiken.org                            

Meets local needs through planning, evaluating, supporting and funding health and human service programs.

Project VISION Initiative   

Volunteers provide labor and coordination of extensive home repair for individuals whom are determined eligible.

Agency Day Of Caring: Over 1,000 volunteers come together for one day annually to do repairs for eligible agencies.                                                                       

United Way Association of South Carolina               

400 Arbor Lake Drive, Suite B-500

Columbia, SC 29223

803.929.1000

866.488.6462 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Kelly Callahan Cruise, CEO

EMAIL:         kelly.callahan@uwasc.org                              

Provides technical assistance, consultation, training and research for local United Ways.  Promotes advocacy for public policy issues in SC.

United Way Worldwide

701 N Fairfax Street

Alexandria, VA 22314-2058

800.892.2757 (Toll Free)

703.836.7100

703.683.7840 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Brian A. Gallagher, President & CEO

EMAIL:         brian.gallagher@unitedway.org           

WEB:             http://www.unitedway.org/

Provides technical assistance, consultation, training and research for local United Ways.

 

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