South Carolina Resources

  • All About Seniors - provides North and South Carolina with a comprehensive resource and referral directory available for older adults, caregivers and healthcare professionals.
  • American Red Cross of the Palmetto SC Region - The Palmetto SC Region of the American Red Cross provides vital services to the residents of South Carolina including disaster relief, health and safety classes, blood collection for hospitals and services to the armed forces. 
  • Appleseed Legal Justice Center - Appleseed Legal Justice Center which targets the many issues experienced by low income South Carolinians
  • Benefits.gov for South Carolina - Benefits.gov (formerly GovBenefits.gov) was launched in an effort to provide citizens with easy, online access to government benefit and assistance programs. 
  • Caregiverlist Media Center - Caregiverlist.com connects seniors with quality care choices by explaining the services and costs of senior home care and connects individuals seeking a career in caregiving with senior home care agencies in their area. 
  • Coaching into Care - Coaching into Care (Department of Veterans Affair) provides support for family members seeking to help a veteran with post deployment issues.
  • Family Connection South Carolina - fueled by parents and professionals who care for children and adults with special healthcare needs
  • The Free Medical Clinic of Columbia - The Free Medical Clinic of Columbia provides healthcare, at no cost, to residents who cannot pay for such services and do not have health care.
  • Guide to Services
  • Lexington Interfaith Community Service (LICS) - Lexington Interfaith Community Service (LICS) provides rental assistance for those who qualify.
  • Lt. Governor’s Office on Aging
  • Mental Health America of South Carolina - Mental Health America of South Carolina offers a variety of programs and services for individuals with mental illnesses and their families.
  • Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services - Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services offers and coordinates group meetings for persons living with HIV/AIDS.
  • The Parkinson Association of the Carolinas - The Parkinson Association of the Carolinas (“PAC”) was established in 2002 to serve as a resource for individuals and their families living in the Carolinas who are affected by Parkinson’s disease.
  • Post Trauma Resources - Post Trauma Resources offers special counseling services for survivors of accidents, stress, natural disasters and victims of crime.
  • Relay South Carolina Relay South Carolina is a free service that provides full telephone accessibility to people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind and speech disabled.?
  • Richland County Sheriff’s Department Project HOPE - Richland County Sheriff’s Department Project HOPE (Helping Our Precious Elderly) assists senior citizens in various ways.
  • SCIWAY - South Carolina Information Highway: the largest and most comprehensive directory of South Carolina information on the Internet
  • SC Thrive -SC Thrive leads South Carolinians to stability by providing innovative and efficient access to quality of life resources 
  • Senior Resources, Inc. - provides services that allow Columbia's senior population to remain healthy and independent.
  • Sharing God’s Love - Sharing God’s Love works with families facing emergencies related to basic living needs.
  • The Silver Sneakers Fitness Program - The Silver Sneakers Fitness Program is a fun group exercise class designed for seniors.
  • South Carolina Assistive Technology Program (SCATP) - A federally funded project for people with disabilities. Examples of assistive technologies include modified eating utensils and page turners, dressing aids.
  • South Carolina Chapter Alzheimer’s Association - The South Carolina Chapter is one of over 70 Alzheimer's Association chapters serving communities across the United States.
  • South Carolina Commission for the Blind - The South Carolina Commission for the Blind helps blind and visually impaired residents of our state gain independence and take advantage of opportunities for financial advancement.
  • South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs - SCDDSN is the state agency that plans, develops, oversees and funds services for South Carolinians with severe, lifelong disabilities of intellectual disability, autism, traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury and conditions related to each of these four disabilities. 
  • South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control -The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is the state regulatory agency charged with promoting and protecting the state's health and its land, air, coastal resources and water quality as authorized by federal and state law.
  • South Carolina Department of Mental Health - The S.C. Department of Mental Health gives priority to adults, children, and their families affected by serious mental illnesses and significant emotional disorders. 
  • South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles - The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) administers the State's motor vehicle licensing and titling laws by maintaining strict controls to deliver secure and valid identification, licenses, property records, while accurately accounting for the receipt and timely distribution of all revenue collected in order to best serve our citizens.
  • South Carolina Healthy Connections Choice - Healthy Connections Choice helps eligible Medicaid members enroll in health plans
  • South Carolina Home Instead Senior Care - When family members or friends aren't able to help the older adults they love, Home Instead Home Instead CAREGiversSM  can, with a network of locations across South Carolina, and worldwide.
  • South Carolina Legal Services - Provides information and referral and free legal services to eligible low income residents of South Carolina.
  • South Carolina Works - SC Works Online Services links all of South Carolina's state and local workforce services and resources.
  • South Carolina State Government Homepage
  • South Carolina State Library - Provides information on talking book services for people with disabilities.
  • The ARC of South Carolina - The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.
  • US Administration on Aging
  • VA Caregiver Support - Provides services & support to family members who are caring for a veteran.
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