Hotlines and Helplines

Hotlines and Helplines

If you are in need of help and cannot get help through the South Carolina numbers listed above, you may call 1-800-SUICIDE
Phone: 1-800-784-2433
Information and referral for non-emergency human services needs are available through a three-digit, 24 hour/7 day, non-emergency help service in the following counties: Aiken, Barnwell, Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester, Richland, Newberry and Lexington. If you live in these counties, you can get help and information about services in your area by simply dialing 2-1-1.

This number will help you find non-emergency help such as:

  • Counseling
  • Food and shelter
  • Suicide prevention
  • Emergency shelter for children and battered women
  • Other human service needs
If you are calling from a cell phone, pay phone, or are outside the 2-1-1 calling area, the following numbers will connect you to the same service:

Aiken County HELP LINE (Aiken and Barnwell Counties)
Toll Free 1-877-648-9900 or 1-803-648-9900
Aiken County HELP LINE

Trident United Way (Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester Counties)
Toll Free Hotline: 1-800-922-2283
or Local: 1-843-744-HELP (4357)
Trident United Way

United Way of the Midlands (Fairfield, Richland, Newberry, and Lexington Counties)
Toll Free 1-866-892-9211 or 1-803-933-9857
United Way of the Midlands
Beckman Mental Health Center Crisis Line
Serves Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Newberry and Saluda Counties.
Phone: 1-800-868-2642
Coastal Empire Community Mental Health Center
Serves Allendale, Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, and Jasper Counties
Phone: 1-800-922-7844
South Carolina 2-1-1
(United Way of Greenville County)
Serves Greenville/Anderson area
Hotline 864-271-8888
Teen Hotline 864-467-8336
Helpline 864-467-3300
Survivors of Suicide 864-271-8888
Greenwood United Way
Serves Greenwood and Abbeville County areas
Phone: 1-864-229-4103
Serves Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester Counties
Toll Free Hotline: 1-800-922-2283
or Local Hotline: 1-843-744-HELP (4357)

Tool Free TeenLine: 1-800-273.TALK (8255)
or Local TeenLine: 1-843-747-TEEN (8336)
Pee Dee Mental Health
Serves Florence, Darlington, and Marion Counties
Phone: 843-317-4073
United Way 2-1-1
Serves Fairfield, Richland, Newberry and Lexington Counties
Phone: 733-5487

Last Modified: Monday November 16, 2009 10:24 AM