Member Agencies

Aiken Senior Life Services

1310 E Pine Log Rd.

PO Box 3156

Aiken, SC 29802-3156


803.649.1005 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Aimee Hanna, Executive Director



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


803.641.6941 (Fax)                                                               

CONTACT:  Wanda Green, Executive Director


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 for alcohol & other drug services      

1105 Gregg Highway

Aiken, SC 29801

803.649.1900, ext. 313

803.643.2926 (Fax)

CONTACT: Maragret Key, Executive Director



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. (2-1-1)

237 Park Avenue SW, Suite 224 

Aiken, SC 29801

Help Line: 803.648.9900

Toll Free#: 877.648.9900

FAX: 803.262.4202

CONTACT:  Janice Decker, Executive Director



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.

Alston Wilkes Society

3519 Medical Drive

Columbia, SC  29203


803.540.7223 (Fax)

CONTACT:  S. Anne Walker, Executive Director



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


CONTACT:  Kayla Kranenberg, Executive Director




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


803.644.4035 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Rebecca Jordan, Executive Director



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


803.642.5919 (Client Services)

803.642.3838 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Suzanne Jackson, Executive Director    EMAIL: 

CONTACT:  Karen Perry, Operations Manager     EMAIL:              


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


803.641.3811 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Charonica Pope, Executive Director


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.


235 Barnwell Ave., NW

PO Box 3694

Aiken, SC 29802-3694


803.649.5433 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Cary Plummer, Executive Director



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


803.644.7233 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Maryann Burgess, Executive Director



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


803.641.4147 (Fax)

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



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


803.226.0633 (Fax)

CONTACT: Orion Jeter, Executive Director



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


803.279.8731 (Fax)

CONTACT: Tammy Butler, Executive Director



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


803.641.4163 (Fax)

CONTACT: Jessica Coach , Director of Programs




Provides counseling, case management, support groups, legal advocacy, and hospital advocacy for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Provides emergency shelter for women and their children who are victims of domestic violence and referrals for shelter for men who are victims of domestic violence.

Florence Crittenton Programs of South Carolina                

19 St. Margaret Street

Charleston, SC 29403


843.577.0770 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Cheryl O'Donnell, Executive Director



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


706.733.0765 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Daniel Rogers



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


800.849.4475 (Toll Free)

864.272.3394 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Lora Tucker, President/CEO



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


803.648.9896 (Fax)

CONTACT: Amy Breitmann, Executive Director:   



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


803.641.4161 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Carmen L. Landy, Executive Director



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


CONTACT:  Michael Lowry-Executive Director




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


803.649.2248 (Fax)

CONTACT:   William Molnar, Executive Director



Provides assistance to obtain free or low cost prescription medications for chronic health conditions by researching drug manufacturer's Patient Assistance Programs to then complete and submit applications to the assistance program at that drug company. MAP does not provide emergency medication assistance. 

Mental Health America of Aiken County          

233 Pendleton St. NW

PO Box 1074

Aiken, SC 29802-1074


803.641.4166 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Bonnie Fulghum, Executive Director



Mental Health America of Aiken County is an advocate and community resource that promotes positive mental health through  four programs.  Nurture Home is a transitional shelter for women and children who are homeless. Welcome Baby provides support and education to famlies of newborns in regards to mental health. It also provides diapers and formulas to families in need. Education and Advocacy is a program that increases awareness of and educates the community in regards to mental health. It also provides support to families affected by suicide loss. Operation Santa is our support to adults with mental illness through holiday social gatherings.

Project VISION – United Way of Aiken County, Inc.          

235 Barnwell Avenue, NW

PO Box 699

Aiken, SC 29802-0699


803.641.2887 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Lizzie Abshire, Director


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)


803.750.8121 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Amy Moseley, Executive Director



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



803.641.7733 (Fax)                                                               

CONTACT:  Jeanette Murray, Area Supervisor



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


621 Trolley Line Rd

Graniteville, SC 29829


803.392.7865 (Fax)

CONTACT: Samantha Whittaker (Aiken)



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




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:  Lt. Randull Tiller, Corps Officer


CONTACT:  Lt. April Tiller, Corps Officer



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


803.642.8806 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Heather Waddell, Executive Director



Tri-Development Center of Aiken County, Inc. is recognized across the state as being a leader in the provision of developmental, vocational, and residential services and supports for our fellow citizens with disabilities. Our strong advocacy has resulted in more resources and opportunities being made available to people with disabilities in our area than can be found in many other areas of the state. At the same time, we are equally committed to the prevention of disabilities whenever possible. A concerned community, excellent staff, and a determined clientele have brought us to where we are today. The continued efforts of these groups are certain to open even more doors and result in increased opportunities in the future.

United Way of Aiken County, Inc.              

235 Barnwell Avenue, NW

PO Box 699

Aiken, SC 29802-0699


803.641.2887 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Sharon L. Rodgers, Executive Director/President


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


866.488.6462 (Fax)

CONTACT:  Naomi Lett, CEO


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)


703.683.7840 (Fax)      


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