LINKS TO AVAILABLE RESOURCES

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IN CASE OF EMERGENCY

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If you or someone you know is in crisis now, seek help immediately. 1-800-273-TALK (8255

to reach a 24-hour crisis center or dial 911 for immediate assistance.

 

Aiken County Sheriff: 803-642-1761                Aiken Public Safety: 803-642-7620 

Frequently Called Numbers  
   
Helpline  211 or 648-9900

 

Teenline 

 

803-641-4143 or
877-833-6211

 

 

Alcoholics Anonymous/Ala-Non

 

 

803-648-1509

 

Narcotics Anonymous 

 

706-855-2419

 

Aiken-Barnwell Mental Health Center  

 

803-641-7700
Hartzog (North Augusta Location)   803-278-0880

 

HIV/AIDS 

 

803-642-1670

 

Rape Crisis/Domestic Violence  

 

803-649-0480 or
(Cumbee Ctr.)  803-641-4162

 

Life Choices (Parenting Classes)

 

SC Department of Social Services (Aiken)

 

803-649-9890

 

803-649-1111

 

DSS (North Augusta Office)    

 

803-202-3500

 

Medicaid 

 

Medicaid Van (for eligible recipients/appts.)

 

SC Dept. of Vocational Rehabilitation  

 

803-643-1938

 

866-445-6860

 

803-641-7630

 

Aiken Co Board of Disabilities

 

 

ACTS (Food/Clothing/Assistance)  

803-642-8821 or

803-642-8818

 

 

803-642-5919

 

American Red Cross 

 

803-641-4152

 

Council on Aging  

 

803-648-5447

 

Best Friend's Express

 

Golden Harvest Food Bank  

 

803-648-6493

 

803-648-0752

 

Housing Authority,

City of Aiken

 

803-649-6673

 

Regional Housing Authority

 

803-259-3588

 

Salvation Army 

 

803-648-0461

 

United Way of Aiken County 

 

803-648-8331

 

Aiken County Public Library 

 

803-642-2020

 

SC Legal Services

 

800-280-1851

 

Aiken Co. Health Department 

 

803-642-1687

 

WIC Offices

for WIC appts:

 

Aiken Regional Medical Centers

 

803-642-1673

803-642-7543

 

803-641-5000

 

Aurora Pavilion    

 

803-641-5900

 

Children’s Place

(Therapy for children) 

 

803-641-4144

 

First Steps

 

Free Medical Clinic of Aiken Co. 

 

803-643-3845

 

803-641-2825

 

Hitchcock Health Care                                 

 

803-648-8344

 

Margaret J. Weston

Health Care Ctr.

 

803-593-9283

 

Tri-Development Center
TDC-Rep Payee Services   

 

803-642-8800
803-642-8839


SC Dept of Alcohol &

Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS)

 

803-896-5555
FORECLOSURE ASSISTANCE

If you are facing foreclosure, please talk to a foreclosure avoidance counselor:

Mortgage/Rental Assistance:
(Limited availability/temporary assistance)
Community Action                      803-648-6836
CMONA (Community Ministry of N. Aug) 803-279-5771


Housing

Shelter & Utility Assistance 

 

UTILITY ASSISTANCE: 

Limited Availability / temporary assistance

 

 ACTS (Area Churches Together Serving)  803-642-5919

 Community Action                        803-648-6836          

 CMONA (Community Ministry of N. Aug)  803-279-5771

 Salvation Army                             803-641-4141

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SHELTERS:

 

The Cumbee Center, For Abused Persons

(803) 649-0480

if no answer (803) 641-4162

website: http://www.cumbeecenter.org/ 

135 Lancaster St. SW, Aiken, SC 29801-3821    

 


Salvation Army, for men, women & families

(803) 641-4149 
website: www.salvationarmyaiken.org
604 Park Avenue, Aiken, SC 29802  
  

 


Helping Hands, for abandoned, neglected or abused children (male/female) age Birth-21 y/o 

(803) 644-4189

website: http://helpinghandsaiken.org/mainsite/   

 


My Fathers House, for homeless women struggling with substance abuse

(803) 502-0285 

website: http://crossroadsaiken.com/      

808 York Street N.E., Aiken, SC 29801          

 


Mt. Salem Outreach Ministries, for men only

(803) 593-2276

2121 Augusta Rd, Gloverville, SC 

 


Aiken County 211 Help Line

211 or (803) 641-4143

or (866)648-9900,  if outside Aiken Co.

website: http://www.aikenhelpline211.org/main/

1055-B Silver Bluff Rd, Aiken, SC 29803

 


Florence Crittenton Programs of South Carolina, for pregnant women

(843) 722-7526

website: http://www.florencecrittentonsc.org

19 Saint Margaret Rd, Charleston, SC 29402  

 


Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc. (MIRCI),

housing programs for clients w/ mental illness

(803) 786-1844

website: http://www.mirci.org

3809 Rosewood Dr., Columbia, SC 29205   

 


Garden City Rescue Mission

(706) 724-6960 for women & families 

or (706) 722-2058 for men

828 Fenwick St, Augusta, GA     

 


Salvation Army (GA), men, women & families

(706) 826-7933

website: http://www.salvationarmyaugusta.org

1384 Greene St, Augusta, GA 30901  



Midlands Area Consortium for the Homeless

website: www.midlandshomeless.com


 

Mental Health Referral Sources:

 

 

Aiken Barnwell Mental Health Center (ABMHC)

(803) 641-7700

website: http://www.state.sc.us/dmh/ab/index.html

1135 Gregg Hwy, Aiken, SC 29801

Accepted Insurance: Medicare,Medicaid, Some Private Insurance
Additional Information: Sliding Scale 

 

 

Hartzog Center

(803) 278-0880 

website: http://www.state.sc.us/dmh/ab/hartzog.html

431 West Martintown Rd, North Augusta, SC 29841

Accepted Insurance: Medicare,Medicaid, Some Private Insurance
Additional Information: Sliding Scale

 

 

Aurora Pavilion

(803) 641-5900 

website: http://www.aikenregional.com/Hospital-Services/Behavioral-Health-Services

655 Medical Park Drive, Aiken, SC 29801

 

 

Aiken Psychiatric and Psychotherapy Associates

(803) 642-3801

website: http://www.aikenpsych.com/index.html

33 Varden Dr, Aiken, SC 29803 

Accepted Insurance: Medicare, Some Private Insurance
Additional Information: Bi-lingual services

 

 

Aiken Center for Alcohol & Drug Services   (803) 649-1911
website: http://www.aikencenter.org/
 
1105 Gregg Hwy, Aiken, SC 29801

Accepted Insurance: SC Medicaid, Private Insurance
Additional Information: Bi-lingual services, Sliding Scale

 



Aiken County Board of Disabilities

(803) 642-8821 Karen

(803) 642-8818 Heather

PO Box 698, Aiken, SC 29802

1016 Vaucluse Rd, Aiken, SC 29801

 

 

Aiken County 211 Help Line

211 or (803) 641-4143

or  if outside Aiken Co.(866)648-9900

website: http://www.aikenhelpline211.org/main/

1055-B Silver Bluff Rd, Aiken, SC 29803

 

 

Edgefield Mental Health Clinic

(803) 637-5788

website: http://www.beckmancenter.com/

409 Simpkins St, Edgefield, SC 29824

 

 

Mental Health America of South Carolina (MHASC)  (803) 779-5363

website: http://www.mhasc.org/resources/index.php?id=35

SC Affiliate Directory:

http://www.mha-sc.org/Affiliates/

1823 Gadsden St, Columbia, SC 29201

 

 

National Mental Health America (NMHA)

Get more information at website: http://www.nmha.org/go/get-info/

National Affiliate Directory: http://www.nmha.org/go/searchMHA

 

Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc. (MIRCI)   (803) 786-1844

3809 Rosewood Dr., Columbia, SC 29205

CONFIDENTIAL ON-LINE DEPRESSION SCREENING TOOL

 

 
Through partnership with Screening for Mental Health, Mental Health America of Aiken County is able to offer free, confidential screenings 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through an online depression screening. This confidential screening tool is provided as a support to our community. 
 
If you, or if someone that you know  might be interested in using this free, anonymous self-assessment tool through the online depression screening please click here to complete the simple 5-step process which includes the results and recommended follow-up. It only takes about three minutes to complete the assessment.
Website for Teens/Youth
Suicide Prevention Training (803) 641-4164
Support Group Information
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     (803) 649-6673