Support Groups for the City of Columbia, SC

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Support Groups
Office Name:Midlands Office
Address:720 Gracern Road, Suite 106
Columbia, SC 29210
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800-681-6805 Toll Free
803-779-0949 TTY
Description:Programs and services support persons with disabilities by taking full advantage of community resources, enhancing personal opportunities, and determining the direction of their lives. Advocacy, information and referral, independent living skills, and peer counseling are the four core service areas of able South Carolina. Their web site includes information about support groups and respite.
Office Name:Upstate Office
Address:330 Pelham Road, Suite 100-A
Greenville, SC 29615
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800-681-7715 Toll Free
864-235-8798 TTY
Address:1 Creekview Court, Suite A
Greenville, SC 29615
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Description:Help for individuals with alcohol dependency or for their family and friends. This Website can assist you in finding help and support near you.

(Palmetto Health)
Office Name:Richland Springs
Address:11 Medical Park Drive
Columbia, SC 29203
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Description:Open meeting on Tuesdays from 8–9 p.m. Women’s meeting on Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.

(ALS Assocation)
Address:7499 Parklane Road, Suite 144
Columbia, SC 29223
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Description:Provides support and referral services to people living with ALS (also know as Lou Gehrig’s Disease) and their families across the state. Has support groups in Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, Myrtle Beach and Florence.
Address:3519 Medical Drive
Columbia, SC 29203
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Description:The vision is to provide offenders, former offenders, the homeless, troubled youth, veterans and their families the tools they need to become productive citizen members, also provides anger management education classes for first time offenders. Please call for contact information for other counties.
Address:1612 Marion Street, Suite 206
Columbia, SC 29201
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Description:Faith-based program for pregnancy testing, pregnancy counseling, post-abortion counseling, single parent counseling, support groups, babies clothing and supply closet, and adoption services. 24 hour telephone hotline available.
Address:121 Executive Center Drive, Suite 135
Columbia, SC 29210
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877-824-3228 Toll Free In-State
Description:The Brain Injury Alliance of South Carolina is a nonprofit organization which was developed by persons with brain injury, their families, and concerned professionals in an effort to provide information and support to those who have experienced brain injury. The Website includes information about prevention of head and brain injuries and information about support groups across the state.

(Palmetto Health)
Address:2240 Matthews Street
Columbia, SC 29204
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Description:The Health Center serves residents of Columbia Housing Authority communities and surrounding neighborhoods. Services provided at the Center include all primary care services such as: complete physical exams including pap smears and pregnancy testing, sports physicals, well-child exams including immunizations, sick visits for children and adults, treatment for most medical conditions including asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure and sexually transmitted diseases. A weekly women's support group and a monthly Alcoholics Anonymous support group meet at the Center.

Columbia Brain Injury Support Group
Address:2935 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203
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Phone:803-401-1365 (Rafe Ellisor)
Description:Support group for brain injury survivors and family caregivers. Meets the first Thursday of the month at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital. Please call for more information.
Office Name:Lexington Medical Park Auditorium
Address:2720 Sunset Boulevard
West Columbia, SC 29169
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Description:The Columbia Parkinson's Support Group (CPSG) was formed to provide support, encouragement, information, contacts, and education for Parkinson's patients, caregivers, family members and others who are working in related fields or have an interest in Parkinson's disease. Meets the third Sunday of every month (except June) at 3:00 to 4:00 PM at Lexington Medical Park Auditorium. Meetings are open to anyone. Feel free to bring your family, friends, and guests.

(Alston Wilkes Society)
Address:401 Lawand Drive
Columbia, SC 29210
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Description: Currently offered are the following youth programs: High Management Youth Home, Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC), Intensive Family Services (IFS), and the Clinical Day Program (CDP).

(Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center)
Address:6439 Garners Ferry Road
2nd Floor, Room A201
Columbia, SC 29209
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Phone:803-776-4000 ex.5724 (Tasha Davis)
Description:Support group for veterans with traumatic brain injury and their families. Meets fourth Wednesday of every month at 10 a.m. Please call for more information.
Address:652 Bush River Road #211
Columbia, SC 29210
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Phone:800-332-1000 (Toll Free)
Description:This foundation works to ensure that people with seizures are able to participate in all life experiences; to improve how people with epilepsy are perceived, accepted and valued in society; and to promote research for a cure. They work with people with epilepsy and their families to provide access to important services to where they live and work.
Address:2712 Middleburg Drive
Suite 103-B
Columbia, SC 29204
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Phone:800-578-8750 Toll Free
Description:Family Connection of South Carolina, Inc. is a network of parents working with community professionals to provide parent-to-parent support and assurance to families with children of all ages who have special needs. Programs and services are centered around parent-to-parent networking, a program based in the principal that families with shared experiences are uniquely qualified to help each other. Parents of children with disabilities are matched with Support Parents who have children with similar conditions. These trained veteran Support Parents are an invaluable source of support and encouragement because they have faced similar challenges and celebrations. There are Family Connection offices in Columbia, Greenville, Anderson, Spartanburg, and Charleston, with Support Parents in all counties of South Carolina.
Office Name:Family Connection of SC - Anderson
Address:1104 Ella Street
Anderson, SC 29621
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Office Name:Family Connection of SC - Lowcountry and Pee Dee
Address:124 Kimberton Avenue
Moncks Corner, SC 29461
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Office Name:Family Connection of SC - Greenville
Address:29 North Academy Street
Greenville, SC 29601
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Office Name:Family Connection of SC - Rock Hill
Address:410 East Black Street
Rock Hill, SC 29730
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Phone:803-366-4839 Office
803-417-1875 Cell
Office Name:Family Connection of SC - Spartanburg
Address:1650 Skylyn Drive, Suite 240
Spartanburg, SC 29307
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Address:810 Dutch Square Boulevard, Suite 205
Columbia, SC 29202
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866-779-0402 Toll-Free
Description:The Federation of Families of South Carolina is a nonprofit organization established to serve the families of children with any degree of emotional, behavioral or psychiatric disorder. The services and programs offered by the Federation are designed to meet the individual and varying needs of families around the state.

(Palmetto Health Behavioral Care)
Office Name:Addiction Recovery Center
Address:223 Stoneridge Drive, Suite C
Columbia, SC 29210
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888-724-7888 (Assessment Center - Toll-free)
803-434-4813 (Assessment Center)
Description:This is a substance abuse recovery program for licensed and non-licensed healthcare professionals. Its goal is to return healthy employees back to work. Services include medically supervised care, counseling/case management and random drug testing.
Address:1420 Gregg Street
Columbia, SC 29201
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Description:The foundation provides a number of services to those who have sickle cell and their families. They include genetic screening and counseling, case management, sickle cell education, support groups, and a camp for children. For support groups, click under events.
Office Name:South Sumter Resource Center
Address:337 Manning Avenue
Sumter, SC 29150
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Address:501 West Evans Street
Florence, SC 29501
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Office Name:Palmetto Chapter
Address:1122 Lady Street, Suite 1000
Columbia, SC 29201
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Description:This is an diabetes advocacy organization that raises money for research. Click on Life With Diabetes to find their free online support feature for people who have diabetes and their friends and family. They promise to respond within 48 hours. They also have an online program for children called Diabetes Pen Pal.
Office Name:Western Carolinas Chapter
Address:5 Century Drive, Suite 240
Greenville, SC 29607
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Office Name:Richland Library
Address:1431 Assembly Street
Meeting Space 214
Columbia, SC 29201
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Description:L.O.A.D has support groups that are designed to understand and overcome the fear that is caused by social anxiety and public speaking. Call or email for more information.

(Acercamiento Hispano/Hispanic Outreach)
Address:P.O. Box 3820
Columbia, SC 29230
Description:Latinos Contra SIDA delivers culturally and linguistically appropriate HIV/AIDS/STD prevention, information, counseling and testing to achieve its goal of promoting education and early detection among the Latino community. The program performs activities that include: risk reduction counseling, outreach activities, HIV testing and test counseling, resource advocacy, condom distribution, HIV prevention trainings, social services, and community referrals.
Address:107 Westpark Boulevard, Suite 150
Columbia, SC 29210
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800-955-4572 (Toll Free)
Greenville: 864-370-2402
Charleston: 843-881-8176
Description:The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) South Carolina chapter offers a wide range of free educational and support programs for patients, their families, caregivers and healthcare professionals. Support groups available in Columbia, Florence, Greenville and Charleston. Patient financial aid available. See website for additional information.
Office Name:Upstate Office
Address:1990 Augusta Street, Suite 600
Greenville, SC 29605
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Office Name:Coastal Office
Address:300 West Coleman Boulevard
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
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(State of South Carolina)
Office Name:1301 Gervais Street, Suite 350
800-868-9095 (Toll Free)
Description:The Office on Aging provides a database of service providers of senior housing, long term care facilties, assisted living facilities, senior centers and more.
Address:1823 Gadsden Street
Columbia, SC 29201
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Description:Mental Health America, formally known as the Mental Health Association, is the oldest mental health advocacy organization in the nation. It is a grassroots, volunteer organization which educates civic groups, churches, the media, elected officials and the public about mental illness. It helps clients navigate the state mental health system and lobbies for sound mental health practices and funding in the S.C General Assembly. Click on "Affiliate Relations" to find contact information on a local affiliate near you.

(MIRCI Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc.)
Office Name:Friendship Center and Homebase
Address:3809 Rosewood Drive
Columbia, SC 29205
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Description:Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc. (MIRCI) is a nonprofit organization which provides community based services to individuals recovering from mental illness and/or severe emotional problems. Services offered include: counseling, housing and a program called Representative Payee to assist in managing disability benefits. The Friendship Center and Homebase, co-located at the Rosewood address, assist with counseling, peer support and housing programs.
Office Name:Homeless Recovery Center
Address:1433 Gregg Street
Columbia, SC 29240
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Description:This facility provides treatment to homeless individuals with mental illness and substance abuse issues. This innovative program provides intensive services needed for homeless individuals with mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse to recover meaningful lives while making the transition from homelessness to supported or independent living. The center is open every day, year-round to maximize access to services and provides a safe alternative to the streets for this vulnerable population.
Address:PO Box 1267
Columbia, SC 29202
800-788-5131 HelpLine
Description:This is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life and treatment for people who suffer from mental illness and their families, through education, support and advocacy. They offer classes for families helping them to understand psychiatric disorders and how to care for their loved ones. They offer classes for professional providers of care, crisis intervention training, support for sufferers of psychiatric disorders,and support groups for their families.

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