About Aiken-Barnwell

Aiken Barnwell Mental Health Center is one of 17 community Mental Health Centers in South Carolina and was founded in 1965. The Center serves Aiken and Barnwell counties and is part of the South Carolina Department of Mental Health.  Aiken has a population of 154,071, and we are located in the west central section of the state and on the Georgia border.  We have a staff of over 90 employees and 65% of our staff in clinical positions with the remainder in Administrative roles.  Of our staff, 77% are female and 23% are male.  At any given time we have a client case load of over 2200 active clients and serve over 4500 clients a year.  Our clinical staff case loads run from 20 clients to over 130 clients.

Contact Information

Aiken-Barnwell Mental Health
1135 Gregg Highway
Aiken, SC 29801
Phone: 803.641.7700
Fax: 803.641.7709 (Administration)
Fax: 803.641.7713 (Medical Records)

Hartzog Center
431 West Martintown Road
North Augusta, SC 29841
Phone: 803.278.0880
Fax: 803.278.6791

Polly Best Center
916 Reynolds Road
Barnwell, SC 29812
Phone: 803.259.7170
Fax: 803.259.2934

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Updated 10-10-13