Partner Agencies

Financial Stability

Alston Wilkes Society
Helps people 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, Alston Wilkes helps populations with critical needs achieve 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.

American Red Cross - Northern SC Chapter
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
Supplemental emergency food and financial assistance for people living in the Clover School District. Offers life skills classes to improve client self-reliance.

Pilgrims' Inn
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.

Rock Hill School District Foundation
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
Accommodations for homeless men that offer assistance toward self-sufficiency. The staff assists clients with accessing community resources including substance abuse treatment, attaining employment, finding medical care, and pursuing education.

The Salvation Army
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 families. Families receive case management that includes budgeting, work principles, life and parenting skills, and lessons on how to maintain a residence.  The Winter Warming Center accommodates homeless women and children during the winter months.

Education

Boy Scouts - Palmetto Council
Programming that 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
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.

Clemson Extension/4-H Youth Development
The Swine Project is a hands-on program for ages 5 to 19 centered upon care of a feeder pig to market hog, expense tracking, and presenting at 4-H FFA Livestock Show and Sale.  This program is designed to create tomorrow's leaders today.

Early Learning Partnership of York County
Reach Out and Read 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.

Literacy Center of the Piedmont
Educates adults in math comprehension, reading, and conversational speaking skills to better able them to become productive members of our community and provide for their families.  The Center also provides ESL (English as a Second Language) classes on location and with partner churches in the community.

RideAbility Therapeutic Riding Center
Tuition assistance that would allow special needs children and adults to participate in a wide range of horse related programs to promote physical, psychological, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being.

The Palmetto School at the Children's Attention Home
The Help Elevate Learning Potential (HELP) will provide 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 YMCA Afterschool and Summer Day Camp offer affordable programs to youth across York County and provide subsidized childcare to financially eligible parents. Programing concentrates on healthy lifestyles, youth development, and social responsibility.

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.  The program helps the mother provide the needed home environment for the child to thrive as well as making needed choices that set the family unit on the course of self-sufficiency.  Providing the vulnerable mother and future child with the intensive intervnetions early helps yield positive outcomes that can be sustained and the child has a much better opportunity to realize their fullest potential.  In many cases this intervention will help break the cycle of struggle that unprepared parents face at critical junctures in their life.

Health

Adult Enrichment Centers
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
Affinity Health Center, formerly Catawba Care, has transitioned into a community health center that provides comprehensive primary care on a sliding fee scale.  Also included is on-site dental care and mental health services.  In addition, Affinity provides HIV Prevention Services aimed at reducing new HIV infections and provides educational programs to groups to promote healthy choices and behaviors.

Children's Attention Home
Children's Services Support Program provides support and nurturing services to meet the needs of abused, abandoned, and neglected child victims placed in their care.  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.

International Center of York County
The M.A.M. program is a peer based support group and enrichment program for non-English speaking victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.  It also provides English as a Second Language instruction.  The Center also has the H.O.P.E. program that is a support/resource group for non-English speaking parents, siblings, and relatives of children with physical, emotional, developmental, or social disabilities.

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

Safe Kids of York County
This program works to prevent unintentional injuries to children by providing car seat safety checks, educating parents on proper installation of child safety seats, and providing replacement car seats.  Also provides a bike safety program.

Safe Passage
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. Crisis response support for children and adult sexual trauma victims.

Serenity Club of York County
Discreet meeting place for anonymous self-help recovery groups including alcoholics and/or chemically dependent persons and their families. Also offers safe haven for social activities and meetings.

York County Council on Aging
Homemaker program 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. The Home Delivered Meals program supplies nutritionally balanced meals each weekday for senior adults who are unable to leave their homes.

 
Updated April 18, 2017