Human Needs

Amazing Journey
2394 Browns Ferry Rd, Georgetown, SC 29440
Debbie Barr, Executive Director
dbarr@gtcounty.org

MISSION: To support the Sheriff’s Reentry Services (RES) increasing community awareness of its benefits, raising funds to support it, and increasing its capacity to return incarcerated men to their communities with sustainable work skills.

http://www.amazingjourneyinc.org/
843-520-6921
PO Box 1292, Georgetown, SC 29440
American Red Cross
104 Screven St., Georgetown, SC 29440
Louise Welch Williams, Regional CEO

MISSION: To prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

843-477-0020
2424-A City Hall Lane, North Charleston, SC 29406
Baskervill Outreach
257 Baskervill Dr, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Father Wil Keith, Executive Director

MISSION: To provide facilities and services to meet the physical, social, psychological and educational needs of the under-served people in our community.

843-235-3031
PO Box 990, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
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
Caring & Sharing
128 West George St, Hemingway, SC 29554
Carl Harmon, Chairman

MISSION: To help those who are in need of emergency assistance, including medical, fire, food, and utilities.

http://www.caringandsharinginc.org/
843-558-7966
PO Box 910, Hemingway, SC 29554
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Charleston
Gabriel Cuervo, Interim Director
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MISSION: Promotes self-sufficiency and strives to break the cycle of poverty in South Carolina by serving our neighbors in need.

https://charitiessc.org/
2294 Technology Blvd, Conway, SC 29526
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
Friendship Place
1905 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440
Charlie Ball, Executive Director

MISSION: To feed the hungry, shelter the homeless and creatively meet the unmet needs of Georgetown County.

http://www.friendshipplaceinc.org/
843-545-1115
PO Box 282, Georgetown, SC 29442
Georgetown County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs
95 Academy Ave, Georgetown SC 29440
Elizabeth Krauss, Executive Director
ekrauss@gcbdsn.com
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MISSION: To provide service or support to children and adults with intellectual disabilities, autism and related conditions. To also prevent disabilities by providing early intervention to infants 0-3 years of age.

843-546-8228
PO Box 1471, 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 Water & Sewer District
4145 Highmarket St, Georgetown, SC 29440
John Buck, Finance and Administrative Services Director
johnb@gcwsd.com

MISSION: The Good Neighbor Program offers a helping hand to customers of the Georgetown County Water & Sewer District who are faced with financial hardship

https://www.gcwsd.com/
843-546-8408
PO Box 2748, Georgetown, SC 29442
Habitat For Humanity Georgetown County
1907 Hampton Ct, Georgetown, SC 29440
Laura Gassler, Executive Director
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MISSION: Work in partnership with God and people everywhere, from all walks of life, to develop communities with God’s people in need by building houses so that there are decent houses in decent communities in which people can live and grow in all that God intended.

http://www.habitatgeorgetown.com/
843-546-5685 x7
PO Box 2411, Georgetown, SC 29442
Helping Hands of Georgetown
1813 Highmarket St, Georgetown, SC 29440
John Bush, Executive Director
directorhelp@gmail.com
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MISSION: To provide compassionate care to those in crisis or poverty. To provide the opportunity to change for those able to become self-sufficient.

https://www.helpinghandsofgeorgetown.org/
843-527-3424
Homes of Hope
3 Dunean St., Greenville, SC 29611
Don Oglesby, President/CEO
don@homesofhope.org
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MISSION: Homes of Hope rebuilds communities through development of affordable and energy efficient housing, and rebuilds the lives of men overcoming addictions through job training/mentoring.

http://www.homesofhope.org/
864-269-4663
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
Lowcountry Food Bank
2864 Azalea Dr, Charleston, SC 29405
Pat Walker, President
pwalker@lcfbank.org

MISSION: To lead the fight against hunger in our community.

https://www.lowcountryfoodbank.org
843-747-8146, ext. 120
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
Tara Hall Home For Boys
510 Tara Hall Rd, Georgetown, SC 29440
Jim Dumm, Executive Director
tarahall07@yahoo.com
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MISSION: Tara Hall, which accepts neglected, troubled, and abused boys, is an effective Christ centered long-term residential school that develops moral, social, and educational and life skills, thus building responsible contributing adults, while providing services to their families.

http://www.tarahall.org/
843-546-3000 or 843-546-3666
PO Box 955, Georgetown, SC 29442
The Salvation Army
2401 Anthuan Maybank Dr, Georgetown, SC
Captain Tim Scott

MISSION: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

https://www.salvationarmy.org/
843-527-4479
PO Box 2716, Georgetown, SC 29442
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
Tri County Regional Development Corp
Carlether Nesmith, Williamsburg County Grants Administrator
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MISSION: To study the characteristics and market trends of the region in relation to economic and housing issues in the Waccamaw Region and identify and analyze economic and housing problems, issues, obstacles and opportunities in order to implement strategies that will increase affordable housing and economic opportunities in the region;

843-355-9321 Ext 5201
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