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Local Agencies


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas
The York County Mentoring Program assists students in elementary and middle schools through one-on-one, professionally supported mentoring relationships. This program aims to provide students with support and encouragement that will strengthen their capacity to achieve and succeed in their lives.

Boy Scouts – Palmetto Council
The York County Scouting program aims to instill values to ensure young adults become active leaders of their community through teaching life skills, career skills, self-esteem, self-worth, and community involvement.

Boys & Girls Clubs of York County
The Great Futures program provides after-school and summer programming for children ages 6-18 that focuses upon three core areas: academic success, healthy lifestyles, and good character development.  Strategically following their youth development model, the vision is to provide a world-class club experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who enters their doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.

Children's Attention Home
The Crossroads program provides support and nurturing services to meet the needs of abused, abandoned, and neglected homeless teenagers ages 15 to 19. The program includes individual case management activities, including transportation to healthcare, and other community services; physical fitness, recreation, and cultural enrichment opportunities; social development and counseling; and independent living instruction.

Early Learning Partnership of York County

The Reach Out and Read program works with medical providers to promote early learning and school readiness in pediatric exam rooms.  This program integrates children's books and advice to parents about the importance of reading aloud during the well-child visits.

Girl Scouts – Hornets’ Nest Council
Girl Scouting in York County is an effort to support girls in Kindergarten through 12th grade through engagement, education, and community. This program aims to provide the scouting experience for girls coming from a low-income home, so that they might have equal opportunity for growth and success. 

Keystone Substance Abuse Services
The Teen Prevention program makes use of evidence-based measures to engage students on the topics of substance abuse and prevention. This program aims to increase the community’s awareness and impact against substance abuse in young adults.

The Palmetto School at the Children's Attention Home
The Help Elevate Learning Potential (HELP) program provides a full-time instructional assistant for the K - 3rd grade classroom.  The instructional assistant will provide small group and individual instruction to children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, abandonment, or neglect - children are often up to 2.5 years behind academically.  The instructional assistant will help children as they adjust to being in a new home and new school situation.

Upper Palmetto YMCA
The Afterschool and Summer Day Camp program offers affordable programs to youth across York County and provide subsidized childcare to financially eligible parents. Programming concentrates on healthy lifestyles, youth development, and social responsibility.

American Red Cross - Northern SC Chapter
The Disaster Cycle Services program provides immediate assistance for local victims of house fires and natural disasters, including food, shelter, and guidance to return to independent living.

Clover Area Assistance Center
The Basic Needs program provides supplemental emergency food and financial assistance for people living in the Clover School District. Additionally, this program offers life skills classes to improve budgeting capacity and client self-reliance.

Rock Hill Schools Education Foundation
The Back the Pack program identifies Rock Hill Schools' students who are undernourished and provides them with nutritious foods on weekends to alleviate symptoms of chronic hunger when school meals are unavailable.

The Haven Men's Shelter
The Road to Success program accommodates up to 25 homeless men so that they may pursue self-sufficiency through housing and financial stability. The staff assists clients with accessing community resources including substance abuse treatment, attaining employment, finding medical care, and pursuing education.

Safe Passage
Domestic Violence Services provides protected emergency shelter and services for victims of domestic violence. This includes a 24-hour crisis line; advocacy for medical, personal, and/or legal situations; support groups and counseling; transportation; education, training, and prevention.

The Salvation Army
The Emergency Assistance program provides emergency financial assistance service for families in crisis covering basic needs including rent, utility, and food assistance. The Center of Hope offers apartments for displaced women and their children. Families receive case management that includes budgeting, work principles, life and parenting skills, and lessons on how to maintain a residence.  The Warming Center accommodates homeless women and children during the cold winter months.

Alston Wilkes Society
The Reduce Recidivism program helps individuals in crisis rebuild their lives so that they can achieve financial stability, thus reducing crime and recidivism in the community.  By focusing on offenders who are transitioning back into the community and other at-risk individuals, this programs assists populations with critical needs in achieving stability in their lives with services such as emergency needs assistance, employability workshops, anger management workshops, life-skills training, and referrals to education/literacy centers.

Pilgrims' Inn
The Dorothy Bing Inn Shelter program provides case management services for shelter and transitional apartment residents. This includes counseling sessions, designing an educational action plan, finding employment, and locating housing, along with on-going support to encourage long-term success.

Adult Enrichment Centers
The Adult Day Care Services and High Five Club provides coordinated programs for adults who are unable to care for themselves in a safe, community-based group setting that promotes maximum independence, health, and quality of life with an emphasis on wellness and physical, mental, and social stimulation with a broad range of services. The program gives caregivers much needed respite breaks and may enable caregivers to return to work.

Affinity Health Center
The Community Health Center provides comprehensive primary care on a sliding fee scale. Also included is on-site dental care and mental health services. This agency also offers HIV Prevention Services aimed at reducing new HIV infections and provides educational programs to groups to promote healthy choices and behaviors.

Keystone Substance Abuse Services
The Men Under Construction program provides a complete continuum of care to adult men in York County through the treatment, rehabilitation, social support, and advocacy for addicted men and their families.

RideAbility Therapeutic Riding Center
This program provides Tuition Assistance that would allow special needs children and adults as well as veterans and individuals suffering from PTSD to participate in a wide range of equestrian programs to promote physical, psychological, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being.

Safe Passage
The Child Advocacy Center provides forensic interviewing and counseling for children who have experienced physical, emotional, and sexual abuse. Sexual Assault Services are provided to victims of sexual assault; this program supports these individuals through hospital support, court services, and trauma-informed counseling.

Serenity Club of York County
This program provides Support Services for those seeking discreet anonymous self-help recovery groups for alcoholics and/or chemically dependent persons and their families. This program also offers a safe haven for social activities and meetings.

York County Council on Aging
Homemaker Services supports senior adults in their homes with a trained homemaker that provides a variety of services including light housekeeping, grocery shopping, meal preparation, and appointment scheduling so that seniors can remain in their homes rather than being displaced to a residential living facility. The Home Delivered Meals program supplies nutritionally balanced meals each weekday for senior adults who are unable to leave their homes.

York County First Steps
The Nurse Family Partnership program targets at-risk, first time mothers and their children. Services begin prior to the 6th month of pregnancy and continue until the child is two years old, and provide the vulnerable mother and child with intensive early interventions to yield positive and sustainable outcomes.. This program helps the mother provide a safe and healthy home environment for the child to thrive, as well as teaching life skills to encourage self-sufficiency.