Health

Birthright of Georgetown
1905 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Leonard Vercellotti, President
LVercel@AOL.com
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MISSION: To assist women facing unplanned pregnancy by offering them understanding and information related to available community services.

843-546-0833
PO Box 3455, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Black River United Way
515 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Yolanda McCray, President/CEO
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MISSION: To effectively facilitate community resources to positively impact income stability, education and healthy lives of the underserved population of Georgetown and Williamsburg Counties.

http://blackriveruw.org/
843-546-6317
Careteam
1530 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Johanna Haynes, Executive Director
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MISSION: To empower our community with the means to STOP the spread of HIV through Prevention, Education, Treatment and Support.

http://www.careteamplus.org/
843-236-9000
PO Box 492, Georgetown, SC 29442
Children’s Recovery Center
1801 Legion St, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Louise Carson, Program Administrator
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MISSION: To provide forensic interviews and medical examinations and effective advocacy for children suspected of having suffered abuse in a manner that minimizes revictimization throughout the process.

https://www.childrensrecoverycenter.org/
843-448-3400
PO Box 1499, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
Dragon Boat at the Beach
481 Camden Circle, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
June Shea, Secretary
juneshea08@gmail.com

MISSION: We are a team of cancer survivors promoting positive, emotional, spiritual and physical well being through the ancient sport of Dragon Boat Racing.

http://www.dragonboatatthebeach.org/
PO Box 230, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Family Justice Center of Georgetown County
1530 Highmarket St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Vicki Bourus, Executive Director
vbourus@gmail.com
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MISSION: To reduce the injuries and deaths resulting from domestic violence. We partner with local agencies to provide comprehensive, coordinated services to victims of domestic violence and educational programs for our community.

http://www.fjcgtownhorry.org/
843-546-3926
PO Box 366, Georgetown, SC 29442
Georgetown County Diabetes Core Group
8189 Choppee Rd, Georgetown, SC 29440
Florene Linnen, Director
flolinnen@msn.com
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MISSION: To increase the awareness of diabetes and related diseases, and support diabetes health care, by providing community-based resources for fitness and nutritional education.

http://www.georgetowncountydiabetes.com/
843-545-8723 ext 114
Georgetown County Family YMCA
529 Browns Ferry Rd, Georgetown, SC 29440
Ryan Finney, CEO
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MISSION: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

http://www.coastalcarolinaymca.org/
843-545-9622
Girls on the Run Grand Strand
50 Vintage Drive, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Danelle Greer, Executive Director
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MISSION: We envision a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams. We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

https://www.girlsontherun.org/
(843) 314-9132
Healthy Learners
Beck Administration Building, 2018 Church Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Aixa Rodriguez-Mariani, Program Manager
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MISSION: In the spirit of the Sisters of Charity of St Augustine, Healthy Learners is devoted to removing children’s health barriers to learning with love and compassion.

http://www.healthylearners.com/
843-436-7020
Healthy Learners, Beck Administration Building, 2018 Church Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Impact America – South Carolina
1901 6th Avenue North, Suite 2400, Birmingham, AL 35203
Sarah Louise Smith, President

MISSION: To engage students and recent college graduates to address community needs, empowering a generation through collaborative efforts to promote change in the communities we serve. Impact America – South Carolina provides an opportunity to make an impact through two distinct initiatives that promote change while cultivating leadership: FocusFirst, a high-tech vision care initiative; and SaveFirst, a high-quality tax preparation initiative for low-income, working families.

http://impactamerica.com/southcarolina
864-301-5598
Low Country Veterans Group
906 Prince St. Georgetown, SC 29440
Earl Rutledge, Commander
lcvg29440@yahoo.com
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MISSION: To educate, enhance and encourage veterans in the low country by reaching veterans who are affected by homelessness, physical disabilities, mental disabilities, unemployment and job retention.

2921 Highmarket St., Georgetown, SC 29440
Nurse-Family Partnership
1931 Industrial Park Rd, Conway, SC 29526
Linda Johnson, Pee Dee Region Health Director
johnsole@dhec.sc.gov
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MISSION: Helping first time parents succeed.

http://www.nursefamilypartnership.org
843-915-9155
Operation Sight
1101 Clarity Road, Suite 100, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Cindi Solomon, Executive Director
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MISSION: We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring the vision and improving the lives of uninsured South Carolina residents suffering from cataracts or urgent, sight threatening retinal disorders by providing free surgical care.

https://www.operationsight.org
Rape Crisis Center
1530 Highmarket St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Joyce R. Hart, Executive Director
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MISSION: To provide direct services to the victims of sexual assault and to provide education to the Georgetown Communities in the prevention of sexual violence.

http://www.victimtosurvivor.org
843-545-5198
PO Box 613, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578-0613
Reach Out and Read Carolinas
3810 Rice Hope Ct, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Callee Boulware, Executive Director
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MISSION: To make early literacy a standard part of primary care with a focus on children who grow up in low-income communities. Reach Out and Read builds on the unique relationship between families and medical providers to develop critical early language and reading skills in children.

https://www.rorcarolinas.org
(864) 430-9947
Nantahala National Forest, 18 Plott Dr, Sylva, NC 28779
Saint Cyprian Church Outreach Center
1905 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Krystal Geathers, Community Outreach Coordinator
stcyprian2@hotmail.com
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MISSION: To be a Catholic Christian presence in an economically deprived area of Georgetown. We are committed to serving all persons in a compassionate manner with a special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable. We are committed to collaborating with other organizations in an effort to assist persons in need.

843-546-1470
PO Box 2037, Georgetown, SC 29442
Smith Medical Clinic, Inc.
Smith Medical Clinic, 116 Baskervill Dr, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Anne Faul, Executive Director
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MISSION: To provide free health care to low-income, uninsured adults living in Georgetown County.

http://smithfreeclinic.org
(843) 237-2672
St. Christopher’s Children
14323 Ocean Highway, Unit 4143, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Jane Jasien, Development Coordinator
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MISSION: To serve the needy children of Georgetown County by providing basic clothing and medical provisions not paid by Medicaid.

http://www.stchristopherschildren.org
843-235-8002
14323 Ocean Highway, Unit 4143, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Tidelands Community Hospice
2591 N Fraser St., Georgetown, SC 29440
Kathy Erbe, Executive Director
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MISSION: To provide interdisciplinary, compassionate, professional and volunteer services for persons with life limiting illnesses and their families. The program is dedicated to promoting quality of life and serves as a community resource for end of life issues.

http://www.tidelandshospice.org/
843-546-3410
Waccamaw Center For Mental Health
525 Lafayette Cr., Georgetown, SC 29440
Ethel Bellamy, Executive Director
ebb15@scdmh.org
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MISSION: To create a partnership of clients, families, communities and staff to therapeutically assist people with mental disorders.

843-546-6107
Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments
1230 Highmarket St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Sarah Smith, Executive Director
ssmith@wrcog.org

MISSION: Administers regional programs and fosters inter-governmental cooperation to support the three-county region it serves. That region includes Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg counties.

http://wrcog.org/
843-546-8502