Richland County Resources

Updated 3-10-09
Category Resource Phone Number Location Comments
Mental Health        
  Columbia Area MHC
Main
Administration
Clinical
◄ 803-898-4800
◄ 803-898-4802
◄ 803-898-8888
2715 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203
Robert Bank, M.D.
Executive Director
  Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc (MIRCI) 803-786-1844 3800 Rosewood Dr.
Columbia, SC 29205
Provides counseling, housing, financial mgmt, drop in center for homeless
Substance Abuse        
  Lexington/Richland Alcohol and Drug Council (LRADAC) 803-256-3100
803-733-1380
803-733-1376
◄ Richland

◄Lexington
 
Medical        
  Columbia Free Medical Clinic 803-765-1503 1875 Harden St
Columbia, SC 29204
 
County Offices        
  Probate Court 803-576-1997 PO Box 192
Columbia, SC 29202
Judge Amy McCulloch
  Sheriff's Office 803-576-3021 5623 Two Notch Rd
Columbia, SC 29223
Leon Lott
Community Agencies & Services         
Abuse, Domestic Violence, Victims Assist. Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (SCCADVASA) 803-256-2900
800-260-9293
1320 Richland St
Columbia, SC 29202
 
  Domestic Abuse Center 803-256-0468 601 Devome St Ste. 202
Comumbia, SC 29201
Counseling for perpetrators
of domestic violence
  Killingsworth 803-771-6359 1831 Pendleton St
Columbia, SC 29201
Transitional home for women recovering from domestic or substance abuse, sexual assault, or incarceration
  Palmetto Place Children's Emergency Shelter 803-786-6819   Emergency shelter for abused & neglected children 
  Parenting Partners 803-744-4600 1804 Hampton St
Columbia, SC 29201
Parenting education to prevent abuse & neglect
  Post Trauma Resources  803-765-0700   Outpatient counseling for
victims of abuse
  SC Victims Assistance 888-852-1900   Assists victims & witnesses
of crimes.
  Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands 803-771-7273 2001-D Greene St
Columbia, SC 29205
 
  Sistercare 803-765-9428
800-637-7606
  Women 18 & older w/ their
children of abuse 
Blind & Hard of
Hearing
American Council of the Blind  803-735-1052 1822 Burnham St
Columbia, SC 29202
Assists persons with visual impairment
  Association for the Deaf 803-794-3175 437 Center St
W Columbia, SC 29169
 
  Commission for the Blind 803-898-8731 1430 Confederatae Ave
Columbia, SC 29202
 
  Federation Center of the Blind 803-254-3777 119 Kilbourne Rd
Columbia, SC 29169
 
Continuum of Care COC 803-734-4500 1205 Pendleton St Suite 372
Columbia, SC 29201
 
Department of Juvenile Justice DJJ 803-896-9749 4900 Broad River Rd
Columbia, SC 29212
 
Disability & Special
Needs
DDSN 803-252-5179 420-A Rivermont Dr
Columbia, SC 29210
 
  Disability Action Center 800-681-6805 1115 Belleview St
Columbia, SC 29201
Life skills training to promote
independent living
Department of Social Services
DSS
     
Employment Employment Security Commission 803-737-5627 700 Taylor St
Columbia, SC 29201
 
  Job Corps 803-245-5101   Vocational education and training for ages 16-24
  SC Department of Vocational Rehabilitation 803-896-6500
800-832-7526
1410 Boston Ave
W Columbia, SC 29171
 
    803-782-4239
866-206-5280
516 Percival Rd
Columbia, SC
Resources for only the disabled
  Work In Progress 803-758-0066 1413 Calhoun St
Columbia, SC 29201
Employment training & support for those w/ mental illness 
  Work/Life Solutions 803-737-0188 700 Taylor St
Columbia, SC 29201
Assists w/ job search, credit help, counseling, transportation to work
Family Support Children's Garden 803-333-0608 4801 Colonial Drive
Columbia, Sc 
Child care for homeless children
  Family Services Center, Inc 803-733-5450
803-929-6699
1800 Main St
Columbia, SC 29201
Multiservice support agency for families
  Federation of Families 866-779-0402   Child and Parent Support for children w/ mental health needs
  Midlands Fatherhood Coalition 803-996-2114 106 Fabrister Ln
Lexington, SC 29072
Parenting & life skills training to noncustodial fathers ages 20-40
  Pro Parents 803-772-5688
800-759-4776
652 Bush River Rd Ste 218
Columbia, SC 29210
For parents of children with
disabilities
Financial Catholic Charities of the Midlands 803-254-9776 1428 Oak St
Columbia, SC 29212
Emergency financial assistance
  Cooperative Ministries 803-799-3853 1911 Harden St
Columbia, SC 29202
Clothing and furniture bank
  Faith Truth & Hope Ministry 803-750-3130
803-799-0110
2500 Forest Dr
Columbia, SC 29204
Emergency assist. w/ housing, food, & clothes
  God's Storehouse 803-691-1622 1732 Risely Rd
Columbia, SC 29223
Assists w/ utilities, medical, food, clothes for zip codes: 29016, 29045, 29203-4, 29002, 29206, 29223, 29229; Mon-Fri, 9:00am -12:00noon 
  God's Helping Hand 803-791-4167
919 Holland Ave
Cayce, SC 29033

Assists w/ utilities,  rent, &
clothes, food, medication for zip codes 29016, 29033
29170 - 172, 
  Salvation Army 803-765-0260 2025 Main St
Columbia, SC 29201
Emergency assistance w/
rent, utilities, food & scripts
  Sharing God's Love 803-732-3188 147 Friarsgate Blvd
Irmo, SC 29063
Assists w/ utilities, medical, food, clothes for zip codes: 29063, 29210, 29212, 29002; Mon-Fri; 9:00am-12:00noon 
  United Way 211 or 803-733-7312   Information & referral assistance for crisis
  Wateree Community Action Council 803-786-4250 3220 Two Notch Rd
Columbia, SC 29204
Emergency assistance w/ rent, utilities, food, training, employment search assistance and counseling
Food Harvest Hope Food Bank 803-254-4432 2220 Shop Rd
Columbia, SC 29202
 
HIV/AIDS Drug Assistance Program 803-896-6253    
  HIV/AIDS 800-322-2437 Hotline
803-737-4110 Local
   
  HIV/AIDS Council 803-254-6644    
  Palmeto AIDS Life Support Services of SC Inc. 803-779-7257 2638 Two Notch Rd Ste 108
Columbia, SC 29201
Practical & emotional support for those w/ HIV/AIDS & their families
Hospice Hospice Care of TriCo 803-750-8697 1166 Stone Ridge Dr
Columbia, SC 29212
 
  Lutheran Hospice 803-461-0456 1505 Blanding St
Columbia, SC 29201
 
Housing Homeless Coalition  803-779-9067   Trinity housing corporation
  Housing Authority 803-254-3886 1917 Harden St
Columbia, SC 29204
Low income housing
  Transitional Housing 803-799-0110
803-252-0867
   
Legal Lawyer Referral Service 803-733-7100
800-868-2284
950 Taylor St
Columbia, SC 29202
 
  SC Center for Equal Justice 888-346-5592 PO Box 7187 Columbia, SC 29202  
Offenders/Ex Offenders Alston Wilkes Society Community Services 864-942-8652
803-799-2490
3519 Medical Dr
Columbia, SC 29203
Services for offenders & former offenders. Call for local office.
Residential Carolina Children's Home 803-782-1421 3201 Trenholm Rd
Columbia, SC 29250
Care & support to children in
crisis ages 10 - 21
  Epworth Children's Home 803-256-7394 2900 Milwood Dr
Columbia, SC 29250
Residential services for school age children
  Florence Crittenton Program 843-722-7526   Residental program for pregnant girls
  Oxford House 803-561-0262    
  Providence Home 803-779-2927 3421 N Main St
Columbia, SC 29203
 
Senior Services Central Midlands COG Area Agency on Aging 803-376-5390 236 Stoneridge Dr
Columbia, SC 29210
Referral system for social and health services.
  Finlay House 803-799-6524 2100 Blossom St
Columbia, SC 29205
Low income apartments & programs for ages 62 & older
Shelters        
  Family Shelter 803-771-7040 2411 Two Notch Rd
Columbia, SC 29204
 
  Hannah House 803-771-4357 1726 Sumter St
Columbia, SC 29201
Transitional housing for
women and their children 
  His House 803-791-0557 764 Meeting St
W Columbia, SC 29169
Emergency overnight shelter, rehabilitation services clothing
  Oliver Gospel Mission 803-254-6470 1100 Taylor St
Columbia, SC 29201
Homeless shelter for men,
meals for homeless
  St Lawrence Place 803-256-3999 2400 Waites Rd
Columbia, SC 29204
Transitional housing & support services for
homeless families
  Women's Shelter  803-779-4706 3425 N Main St
Columbia, SC 29203
Services for women in crisis: life skills, employment and legal
Social Security  Social Security Administration 803-929-7635 1835 Assembly St
Columbia, SC29201
Hours 8:30am - 3:30pm
Transportation Council on Aging 803-254-1572/1573 Non-Medicaid  
  LogistiCare 866-445-6860 Medicaid  
  Dial A Ride Transit (DART) 803-255-7123 1409 Huger St
Columbia, SC 29201
Transportation for disabled for a small fee
Veteran Affairs County Office 803-576-1906 PO Box 192
Columbia, SC 29202
James C. Brown
  Dorn VA Hospital 803-776-4000    
  Regional Office 800-827-1000 1801 Assemblly St
Columbia, SC 29201
 
  Vets Center 803-765-9944 1513 Pickens St
Columbia, SC 29201
Comprehensive center for vets
Miscellanous        
  Aceramiento Hispano Hispanic Outreach 803-419-5112 300 Berkshire Dr Ste. B
Columbia, SC 29223
Provides outreach to Hispanic population on HIV/AIDS, domestic violence, sexual assault, legal/social services, immigration and naturalization
 

Columbia Pastoral Counseling Center


803-256-1033 600 King Street
Columbia, SC, 29205
Specializing in Marriage and Family Counseling, Substance Abuse Recovery, Adults and Youth Director-Linda Olson
  Immigrant Community Access Point (ICAP) 803-359-3842 210 Park Rd
Lexington, SC 29072
Assists w/ obtaining ID's
  Traveler's Aid 803-733-5450 1800 Main St
Columbia, SC 29201
Aids stranded travelers to
return home
         

The Duke Endowment (TDE) Grant for Telepsychiatry