Aiken Public Safety


Aiken County Sheriff


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.
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) 803-649-9890
SC Department of Social Services (Aiken) 803-649-1111
DSS (North Augusta Office) 803-202-3500
Medicaid 803-643-1938
Medicaid Van (for eligible recipients/appts.) 866-445-6860
SC Dept. of Vocational Rehabilitation 803-641-7630
803-642-8821 or 803-642-8818
Aiken Co Board of Disabilities
ACTS (Food/Clothing/Assistance) 803-642-5919
American Red Cross 803-641-4152
Council on Aging 803-648-5447
Best Friend's Express 803-648-6493
Golden Harvest Food Bank 803-648-0752
Housing Authority, 803-649-6673
City of Aiken
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 803-642-1673
for WIC appts: 803-642-7543
Aiken Regional Medical Centers 803-641-5000
Aurora Pavilion 803-641-5900
Children’s Place 803-641-4144
(Therapy for children)
First Steps 803-643-3845
Free Medical Clinic of Aiken Co. 803-641-2825
Hitchcock Health Care 803-648-8344
Margaret J. Weston 803-593-9283
Health Care Ctr.
Tri-Development Center 803-642-8800
TDC-Rep Payee Services 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


The Cumbee Center, For Abused Persons (803) 649-0480
if no answer (803) 641-4162
135 Lancaster St. SW, Aiken, SC 29801-3821

Salvation Army, for men, women & families (803) 641-4149
604 Park Avenue, Aiken, SC 29802

Helping Hands, for abandoned, neglected or abused children (male/female) age Birth-21 y/o (803) 644-4189

My Fathers House, for homeless women struggling with substance abuse (803) 502-0285
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.
1055-B Silver Bluff Rd, Aiken, SC 29803

Florence Crittenton Programs of South Carolina, for pregnant women (843) 722-7526
19 Saint Margaret Rd, Charleston, SC 29402

Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc. (MIRCI), housing programs for clients w/ mental illness (803) 786-1844
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
1384 Greene St, Augusta, GA 30901

Midlands Area Consortium for the Homeless

Mental Health Referral Sources

Aiken Barnwell Mental Health Center (ABMHC) (803) 641-7700
1135 Gregg Hwy, Aiken, SC 29801
Accepted Insurance: Medicare,Medicaid, Some Private Insurance
Additional Information: Sliding Scale

Hartzog Center (803) 278-0880
431 West Martintown Rd, North Augusta, SC 29841
Accepted Insurance: Medicare, Medicaid, Some Private Insurance
Additional Information: Sliding Scale

Aurora Pavilion (803) 641-5900
655 Medical Park Drive, Aiken, SC 29801

Aiken Psychiatric and Psychotherapy Associates (803) 642-3801
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
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 or  (803) 642-8818 
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
1055-B Silver Bluff Rd, Aiken, SC 29803

Edgefield Mental Health Clinic (803) 637-5788
409 Simpkins St, Edgefield, SC 29824

Mental Health America of South Carolina (MHASC) (803) 779-5363
SC Affiliate Directory:
1823 Gadsden St, Columbia, SC 29201

National Mental Health America (NMHA)
Get more information at website:
National Affiliate Directory:

Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc. (MIRCI) (803) 786-1844
3809 Rosewood Dr., Columbia, SC 29205

Affordable Housing

"A free place to list and find affordable housing in SC."

This is a FREE service for listing and locating affordable housing. If you need assistance, please contact our Customer Service Center toll free at 1-877-428-8844 or email
For additional information on housing in the state of SC: OR

Aiken County Housing Authority
(803) 649-6673

Survivor's of Suicide Bereavement Support Group

2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.