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PLEASE NOTE:

1) For local activities and organizations not listed below, consult the United Way of Beaufort County’s Online Help Line Directory .
(http://www.uwlowcountry.org/agencies.html)

2) All telephone and fax numbers are under Area Code 843 unless otherwise noted. Entries for some national organization addresses/telephones appear when no local groups exist to meet the need

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5) The Library thanks the Greater Beaufort of Commerce and the United Way of Beaufort County for access to their listing of community organizations.

6) Please report any additional community organizations or needed changes to refdesk@bcgov.net.


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Legal Services




BEAUFORT COUNTY PROBATE COURT
See listing under "Governmental Services"

LOWCOUNTRY LEGAL AID (http://lowcountrylegalaid.org/)
(Legal education, advice, and representation in family law, landlord-tenant, consumer, and
employment matters)
Bluffton Office
7 Simmonsville Rd, Ste 300
Bluffton, SC 29910/815-1570
Hilton Head Office
St. Andrew By the Sea, United Methodist Church

Pope Avenue

Hilton Head, SC 29928

Lady's Island Office

Sea Island Presbyterian Church

81 Ladys Island Drive

Beaufort SC 29907
Mailing address
P.O. Box 7012

Hilton Head, SC 29938

Phone: 815-1570

Email: info@lowcountrylegalaid.org [4/09]

SOUTH CAROLINA CENTERS FOR EQUAL JUSTICE
Beaufort Center
69 Robert Smalls Parkway Suite 3-A
Beaufort, SC 29902

Phone: 843-521-0623; Toll Free 888-346-5592

Fax: 521-0678 [4/09]

SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE (http://www.state.sc.us/djj/)
General Information (8:30am-5pm)
(803) 896-9749

DJJ County Office
1905 Duke St., Room 220
PO Box 1484
Beaufort, SC 29902

Phone: 525-1351

Fax: 525-9328
DJJ Teen After School Center (TASC)
Contact: Laura Vogel or Jabari Dunbar

Beaufort Boys and Girls Club
1211 Harrington Street

Beaufort, SC 29902

Email: lvogelbgc@hargray.com [4/09]


VICTIM ADVOCACY PROGRAM (http://www.bcso.net/servicesvictimadvocacy.php)
(Victims of Crime and their families or a witness to a crime.)
Beaufort County Sheriff's Dept.
Contact:

Northern Beaufort County

Sgt. Katrina Light

Phone: 470-3716

or Cpl. Melissa Macphee

Phone: 470-3717
Southern Beaufort County

Sgt. Prince Norton

Phone: 842-4111 [4/09]

Libraries

BEAUFORT COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (http://www.beaufortcountylibrary.org)
BRANCH LOCATIONS:
Beaufort
311 Scott Street
Beaufort, SC 29902 / 470-6500
Hilton Head
11 Beach City Road
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926/342-9200
Bluffton
120 Palmetto Way
(Bluffton Village off Highway 46)
PO Box 3887
Bluffton, SC 29910 /757-1519

Lobeco
1862 Trask Parkway (Highway 21)
Lobeco, SC 29931/ 846-3937
St. Helena
1025 Sea Island Parkway (In the St. Helena Elementary School Media Center)
St. Helena Island, SC 29920 /838-8304 [4/09]

FRIENDS OF THE BEAUFORT COUNTY LIBRARY (http://www.beaufortcountylibrary.org/rooms/documents/html/friends.htm)

311 Scott Street
Beaufort, SC 29902

FRIENDS OF THE BEAUFORT LIBRARY

President: Paula Loftis

Phone: 525-1902 [4/09]

FRIENDS OF THE BLUFFTON LIBRARY
President: Gail Eskra [4/09]

FRIENDS OF THE HILTON HEAD ISLAND LIBRARY
President: Mike Morse [4/09]

HERITAGE LIBRARY (http://www.heritagelib.org/)

Genealogy library devoted to the study and preservation of national and ancestral history.

852 William Hilton Parkway, 2nd Floor, Suite A-2

Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Phone: 686-6560

Fax: 686-6506

Email: Contact pages [4/09]

SOUTH CAROLINA STATE LIBRARY FOR THE BLIND AND PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED
(Talking Books and Reader Services by Mail)
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30-5:00
Mailing Address:
SC State Library Talking Book Services
P.O. Box 821
Columbia, S.C. 29202

Toll Free:1-800-922-7818

TTY: (711)734-4611
Local (Columbia) 803-734-4611

Fax: (803) 734-4610

Email: TBSBooks@statelibrary.sc.gov [4/09]

TECHNICAL COLLEGE of the LOWCOUNTRY LEARNING RESOURCES CENTER (http://www.tclonline.org/LRC/lrcmain.html)
921 Ribaut Rd.
P.O. Box 1288
Beaufort, SC 29901-1288

Phone: 1-800-768-8252 or 843-525-8304
Email: rshaw@tcl.edu
Special Announcement: Library services in support of programs offered by TCL in the Bluffton area will be provided by the Bluffton Branch of the Beaufort County Library.
(click here for more information) [4/09]


UNIVERSITY of SOUTH CAROLINA at BEAUFORT LIBRARIES
(http://library.uscb.edu)

Email: Contact page
North Campus

801 Carteret Street (Sandstone Building)
Beaufort, S.C. 29902

Phone: 521-4122
South Campus

One University Blvd.
Bluffton, SC 29909
Phone: 208-8022
[4/09]

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT Military Libraries
(http://library.usmc-mccs.org)

MCAS Beaufort Library
Beaufort, SC 29904
P.O. Box 55018
Beaufort, SC 29904

Phone: Circulation Desk 228 7682 or 228-6131
Dial-a-Story 228-6644 [4/09]


PARRIS ISLAND DEPOT LIBRARY (http://library.usmc-mccs.org/Parris/index.htm)
MCRD Parris Island Library
Parris Island, SC 29905
Phone: Circulation Desk 228-3302, Ext 7327

Dial-a-Story 228-6644

Fax: 228-3840 [4/09]

Media

THE BEAUFORT GAZETTE / THE ISLAND PACKET (http://www.islandpacket.com/beaufortgazette/)
10 Buck Island Road

Bluffton, SC 29910
PO Box 5727

Hilton Head, SC 29938

Phone: Circulation/Classifieds 706-8100

Newsroom: 706-811

Email: info@islandpacket.com [4/09]

BLUFFTON TODAY (http://www.blufftontoday.com/)
PO Box 486

52 Persimmon St.

Bluffton, SC 29910
Phone: 815-0800

Circulation issues: 815-0808
News Fax: 815-0828

Advertising Fax: 815-0898 [4/09]

THE BOOT AND THE JETSTREAM-Military News- (http://www.thebootandjetstream.com/)
The Boot
Brig. Gen. James B. Laster, Commanding General
MCRD Parris Island

Phone: 228-2113
The Jetstream
Col. John Snider, Commanding Officer
MCAS Beaufort

228-7225 [4/09]

LOWCOUNTRY WEEKLY (http://www.lcweekly.com)
106 West Street Extension
Beaufort, SC 29902

Phone: 986-9059

Fax: 986-0833

Contact: Jeff Evans, Publisher

Email: jeffe@lcweekly.com [4/09]

VIDA LATINA (www.vidalatina.cc)
Editorial & Media Development/Advertising/Anuncios
Publisher: Felix Sención

Phone: 770-698-9992

Toll free: 877-571-9824

Email: vidalatina@mundialgroup.net

Please put "Advertising" in the subject line for advertising inquiries [4/09]

WJWJ-TV (http://www.wjwj.org) Channel 16 [SCETV, Beaufort]
925 Ribaut Road
PO Box 1165
Beaufort, SC 29901

Phone: 524-0808

Fax: 524-1016

Email: sjohnson@scetv.org (Scott Johnson, Operations Manager) [4/09]

Military Personnel (Active Duty and Retired)


AMVETS POST #70 (http://www.amvetspost70.com/)
1831 Ribaut Road
Port Royal, SC 29935

Phone: 521-9644

E-mail: amvetspost70@islc.net [4/09]

BEAUFORT COUNTY VETERANS AFFAIRS (http://www.bcgov.net/Veterans%20Affairs/index.php)
Contact person: Edward Ray, Veterans Affairs Officer
1905 Duke Street, Suite 205
P. O. Drawer 1228
Beaufort, SC 29901

Phone: 470-4737

Fax: 470-4738
Hilton Head Government Center South
539 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Phone: 842-4208

Fax: 842-4213 [4/09]

BEAUFORT NATIONAL CEMETERY (http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/beaufort.asp)
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8-4:30

Closed all Federal holidays except Memorial Day and Veterans Day

Cemetery hours: Daily, 8AM to Sunset

1601 Boundary Street
Beaufort, SC 29902

Phone: 524-3925

Fax: 524 8538 [4/09]

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION (https://www.beaufort.usmc.mil/)
P.O. Box 55001
Beaufort, South Carolina 29904

Phone: 228-7201

Email:bfrt_jpao@usmc.mil [4/09]

MARINE CORPS ASSOCIATION BOOKSTORE (http://www.mca-marines.org/contactParrisIsland.asp)
Contact: Jennifer Bailey, Manager

Building 283 Blvd DeFrance (across from the Visitors' Center)
Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island

Phone: 522-9440

Fax: 522-0702 [4/09]

MARINE CORPS FAMILY SERVICES-SOUTH CAROLINA (http://www.mccssc.com/community/community.asp#FAMILYl)
(Serving Active-Duty/Reserve/Retired Marines, Their Dependents
and Department of Defense Employees)
Marine Corps Air Station, Bldg 807
Beaufort, SC 29904

Information and Referral: 228-7351 [4/09]

NAVAL HOSPITAL BEAUFORT (https://www.nhbeaufort.med.navy.mil/)
Contact person: Public Affairs Officer
1 Pinckney Boulevard
Beaufort, SC 29902

Phone: 228-5600

Re-entry information: 1-888-231-0742

Beaufort county: 1-877-238-2021 [4/09]

NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY (http://www.nmcrs.org)
Beaufort

Hours: M-F 0800-1400
Contact person: Pam Mentzer
Marine Corps Air Station, Bldg 719
P.O. Box 55001
Beaufort, SC 29904

Phone: 228-7357

FAX 522-9981

Email: pam.mentzer@nmcrs.org [4/09]
Parris Island
Contact: Ron Grindle
Hours: 0800-1600
Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Bldg 286
P. O. Box 5058
Beaufort, SC 29905

Phone: 228-3512

Fax: 228-3817

Email ron.grindle@nmcrs.org [4/09]

PARRIS ISLAND (http://www.mcrdpi.usmc.mil)
283 Blvd. de France,
Parris Island, S.C. 29905

Base operator: 228-0111
The Web site of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Eastern Recruiting Region contains the facility's mission, history, recruit training, Drill Instructor School, and personnel. Other features include visitor information, Eastern Recruiting Region, frequently asked questions, and other Marine links. [4/09]

PARRIS ISLAND MUSEUM (See "Museums")

VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS #8760 Jess C. Gregg Post (http://www.vfw.org)
P. O. Box 47
Beaufort, SC 29901-0047

Phone: 524-8760 [4/09]

Museums


BEAUFORT MUSEUM AND ARSENAL
(http://www.historic-beaufort.org/beaufortmuseumpage.htm)
713 Craven Street
P. O. Box 11
Beaufort, SC 29901-1167/525-7077
Closed until further notice..

FRIENDS OF THE BEAUFORT MUSEUM
are now associated with the Historic Beaufort Foundation
P.O. Box 11
Beaufort, SC 29901/ 524-6334 [4/09]

COASTAL DISCOVERY MUSEUM (http://www.coastaldiscovery.org)
Hours Open year round, Monday-Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
100 William Hilton Parkway
P. O. Box 23497

70 Honey Horn Drive
Hilton Head, SC 29925
Phone: 689-6767

Email: info@coastaldiscovery.org [4/09]

JOHN MARK VERDIER HOUSE (http://www.historic-beaufort.org/verdierhouse.htm)
Tour Hours: Mondays-Saturdays 10:00-4:00

Closed Holidays

Admission $5--Free to Historic Beaufort Foundation members

801 Bay St. at Scott Street

Beaufort, SC 29902

Phone: 379-6335

Fax: 379-3377 [4/09]

PARRIS ISLAND MUSEUM (http://www.pimuseum.us)
Highlights history of the island and of the United States Marine Corps.

Hours: 10-4:30, seven days/week; extended hours on family and graduation day.

Closed New Year's, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas
Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Bldg. 111
PO Box 5202
Parris Island, SC 29905

Phone: 228-2951

Email: Contact through Web site [4/09]

PENN SCHOOL NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK DISTRICT(PENN CENTER)
(http://www.penncenter.com/)
Executive Director: Bernie Wright
P. O. Box 126
16 Penn Center Circle West
St. Helena Island, SC 29920

Phone: 838-2432

Fax: 838-8545

Email: info@penncenter.com
Cultural Center/York W. Bailey Museum/ 838-2474 [4/09]

SANDBOX-An Interactive Museum for Children (http://www.thesandbox.org/index2.htm)
Tuesday through Saturday, 10-5 (September-March, May)
Monday-Saturday, 10-5 (April, June-August)
Charge: $6 for adults and children over 2; Free for children under 2

18 A Pope Avenue (Behind St. Andrew By-the-Sea United Methodist Church)
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Phone: 842-7645

Email: cpfeffer@thesandbox.org [1/10]

Political Organizations

BEAUFORT COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY (http://www.beaufortcountydemocrats.org)
Meeting: Third Monday of each month,

Social gathering: 6:30 PM, meet 7 PM

Comprehensive Health Center

Rt. 170, Okatie
P O Box 1793
Beaufort, SC 29901 [4/09]

BEAUFORT COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CLUBS

NORTHERN BEAUFORT COUNTY CLUB (http://www.beaufortcountydemocrats.org/notb.htm)
Contact: Alison Davidow, President

Meeting: Second Thursday of each month, Sea Island Conference Center

Social time: 6:30; meeting: 7:30 PM

178 Sam's Point Road, Lady's Island [4/09]

SOUTH OF THE BROAD DEMOCRATIC CLUB (http://www.beaufortcountydemocrats.org/sotb.htm)
Meeting: Second Tuesday of each month, September-June

Social: 7 PM; meeting: 7:30 PM

Community Room, Palmetto Electric Cooperative

111 Mathews Drive, Hilton Head, SC

Contact: Blaine Lotz, President

Phone: 363-5204

Email: gblotz@yahoo.com [4/09]

SUN CITY DEMOCRATIC CLUB (http://www.beaufortcountydemocrats.org/suncity.htm)

Meeting: Third Tuesday of each month, 7 PM

Pinckney Hall

Contact: Lynn Curtis, Membership

Phone: 705 6379 [4/09]

BEAUFORT COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY (http://www.beaufortrepublicans.com)
20 Towne Drive – Suite 172
Bluffton, SC 29910

Phone: 706-1777; Toll free 866-817-8067

Fax: 686-4461

Email: info@beaufortrepublicans.com [4/09]

BEAUFORT COUNTY REPUBLICAN CLUBS
(Contacts for all clubs: Beaufort County Republican Party except as noted.)

BEAUFORT AREA REPUBLICAN CLUB (http://www.beaufortrepublicans.com)

Contact: Ellen Corbett

Email: escorbett@embarqmail.com

BEAUFORT FEDERATION OF REPUBLICAN MEN

BEAUFORT REPUBLICAN WOMEN'S CLUB (http://www.beaufortrepublicans.com/clubs/republican_women.htm)
Contact: Susan Dickson, President

Email: sjdickson@embarqmail.com

BEAUFORT YOUNG REPUBLICANS (http://www.beaufortrepublicans.com/clubs/young_republican.htm)
Contact: Anna Edwards
5614 Frederick Dr.
Beaufort, SC 29906

Phone: 524-5966

Email: anna.edwards@agedwards.com [4/09]

FIRST MONDAY REPUBLICAN CLUB OF HILTON HEAD (http://www.beaufortrepublicans.com/clubs/first_monday.htm)
Contact: Tom Hatfield

Phone: 681-2170

Email: tommyhat@juno.com [4/09]

GREATER BLUFFTON REPUBLICAN CLUB (http://www.beaufortrepublicans.com/clubs/greater_bluffton.htm)
Contact: Dawn Duff

Email: theduffs@hargray.com [4/09]

HILTON HEAD ISLAND REPUBLICAN CLUB (http://www.beaufortrepublicans.com/clubs/hilton_head.htm) [4/09]

REPUBLICAN WOMEN OF SOUTHERN BEAUFORT COUNTY (http://www.beaufortrepublicans.com/clubs/republican_women_southern_beaufort_county.htm)
[4/09]

SUN CITY REPUBLICAN CLUB (http://www.beaufortrepublicans.com/clubs/sun_city.htm)
[4/09]

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS GROUPS

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF THE BLUFFTON AREA
President: Tamela Maxim
Phone: 757-3547

Email: lwvba@aol.com [4/09]

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF HILTON HEAD ISLAND (http://www.lwvhhi.org)
PO Box 23862
Hilton Head, SC 29925

Contact: Joan Kinne-Shulman, President

Phone: 842-9246

or Sally McGarry, Vice President

Phone: 342-9254 [4/09]

Senior Services & Resources

 

ALZHEIMERS

ALZHEIMERS FAMILY SERVICES OF GREATER BEAUFORT
(http://www.hospitalsoup.com/ExternalWebFrame.asp?HospitalID=9027073 )
Contact: Deena Culp, Executive Director
2266 Boundary St. #209
P.O. Box 1514
Beaufort, SC 29901

Phone: 521-9190

Email: afsgb@earthlink.net [4/09]

BEAUFORT COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING (South Carolina Bureau of Senior Services)
Contact: Jeanette Williams

PO Box 1776

1406 Paris Avenue

Port Royal, SC 29902
Phone: 524-1787

Fax: 524-0532 [4/09]

BEAUFORT COUNTY PALS SEA ISLAND SENIOR PROGRAM
(http://www.bcgov.net/Parks/Centers/seaisland.php)

Meetings:

Monday-Friday, 10-1 at Seaside and Scott centers;

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10-12:30 at Broomfield center
Call your local center for more information.
[4/09]

SENIOR SERVICES OF BEAUFORT (http://www.seniorservicesofbeaufort.org/)

Main Office: See Beaufort County Council on Aging (above)


Bluffton/Hilton Head Senior Center

Hours: 9 AM-2 PM
Bluffton Recreation Center
Ulmer Road
Bluffton, SC 29910

Phone: 757-1508 [4/09]

St. Helena Senior Center

Hours: 9 AM-2 PM

Ballpark Road

St. Helena Island, SC

Phone: 838-3606 [4/09]

Burton Wells Senior Center

Hours: 9 AM-2 PM

1 Middleton Recreation Drive

Burton, SC 470-6223 [4/09]

COMMUN-I-CARE
(NOTE: Provides one regular office visit to health provider for patients without private health insurance,
no government benefits, and within poverty limits)
See listing under "Health"

FRIENDS WITH WHEELS: A Service of All Saints Episcopal Church, Hilton Head
(Free Rides for Medical, Dental, and Social Services-Hilton Head residents only)
Phone: 681-2580

Calling hours: Mon.-Fri. 9:30-12:30

Call at least 24 Hours in advance
Volunteer Information:

Contact: George Collett

Phone: 681-8333 [4/09]

HOSPICE

CAROLINA HOSPICE CARE (http://www.carolinahospice.com)
Toll free number: 1-877-849-5910

Beaufort Office:

Carolina Hospice Care

47 Tidewatch Circle

Lady's Island, SC 29907

Phone: 521-4369

Fax: 521-4324

Email: info@carolinahospicecare.com [4/09]

FRIENDS OF CAROLINE HOSPICE
(http://www.carolinehospice.org)
Free Hospice care funded entirely by the Friends.
Contact: Beverley Porter, Executive Director

1110 13th Street
Port Royal, SC 29935

Phone: 525-6257

Fax: 525-9418

E-mail: info@friendsofcarolinehospice.org [4/09]

HOSPICE CARE OF THE LOWCOUNTRY (http://www.hospicecarelc.org)

Email: Contact through Web site


Hospice Care Center Bluffton
119 Palmetto Way
PO Box 3827
Bluffton, SC 29910

Phone: 706-2296

Toll Free: 877-681-7814

Fax: 706-4095 [4/09]

Hospice Care Center Hilton Head
32 Palmetto Bay Road, 1-B
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Phone: 342-8919

Fax: 681-7813 [4/09]

LIFELINE EMERGENCY RESPONSE SYSTEM (24 HOURS) (http://www.hiltonheadregional.com/CWSContent/hiltonheadmedctr/ourServices/communityServices/Lifeline.htm)
Hilton Head Hospital
Hospital Center Blvd.Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

689-8170 [4/09]


LOWCOUNTRY AREA AGENCY ON AGING (Information on services for Seniors)
AAA - Region X - Lowcountry Area Agency
Lowcountry Council of Governments
634 Campground Road

Yemassee, SC 29945

Phone: 726-5536

Toll free: 1-877-846-8148

Fax: 726-5165 [4/09]

LOWCOUNTRY SENIOR NETWORK SERVICE DIRECTORY (http://www.lowcountrysn.com) [4/09]

MEALS TO THE HOMEBOUND
H.A.P.I.N. (Help a Person in Need-St Francis by the Sea)
(http://www.stfrancishhi.org)
FREE, Home-cooked, frozen meals delivered once per week in lots of 7 to Homebound, Disabled Persons, Elderly and others unable to shop/cook and with no others to help.
Contact person: Ann Cromwell: 681-8959

Email: macthefan@aol.com [4/09]


(Nutrition Assistance Programs)
South Carolina Department of Social Services (http://www.healthyhelpings.org)
P.O. Box 1520

Columbia, SC 29202-1520

Phone: 803-898-7462

Toll free: 1-800-768-5700 [4/09]

HELP MOBILE MEALS
Home-delivered, healthy noon meals to homebound who are unable to cook for themselves

Contact: John Fox

Phone: 524-9559 [4/09]

MEALS ON WHEELS , BLUFFTON-HILTON HEAD, INC (South of the Broad River Only)

PO Box 23691

Hilton Head, SC 29925

Phone: 689-8334 [4/09]

OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE (http://www.uscb.edu/a/Connections/Community_Outreach/Osher_Lifelong_Learning_Institute/index.php?page_id=557)
University of South Carolina Beaufort-OLLI
1 University Blvd
Bluffton, SC 29909

Phone: 208-8247

Email: uscbolli@gwm.sc.edu [4/09]

SOUTH CAROLINA ACCESS DATA BASE (http://www.scaccesshelp.org) [5/08]
Aging and disability information. [4/09]

 


Social Services

(See also: Health Services, Employment Services, Government Services)

BARGAIN BOX
(Thrift store benefiting local charities and organizations)
Children under 6 years not admitted.
Thrift Shop & Donation hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1-4; Thursday 3-6; and Saturday 9:15-12:15
546 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head Island, SC 29925

Phone: 342-2469 [4/09]

BEAUFORT COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
Contact: Keith Davis, County Director
1905 Duke Street

Beaufort, SC 29902
Mail: PO Box 1065
Beaufort, SC 29901

Phone (main number): 470-4600

Director: 470-4618

Email: Keith.Davis@dss.state.sc.us [4/09]


BLUFFTON SELF HELP, INC. (http://www.blufftonselfhelp.org/)

Food Services, Emergency Food, Assistance w/utilities, rent, clothing medication
Contact person: Jenny Haney

1264 May River Road

P. O. Box 2420

Bluffton, SC 29910

Phone: 757-8000 [3/09]

CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION ASSOCIATION (CAPA) (http://www.childabuseprevention.org/)
Children's Emergency Shelter, Information Referrals, Parents Anonymous
Beaufort Area CAPA (http://www.islc.net/capa/)

714 14th Street

Port Royal, SC 29935

Outreach Center: 524-4350

Hilton Head: 686-3552

Email: CAPA714@earthlink.net [4/09]

CITIZENS OPPOSED TO DOMESTIC ABUSE (CODA) (http://www.codabft.com/)
(Shelter, Assistance with Court Orders, Community Education, Counseling)
P O Box 1775
Beaufort, SC 29901

24-Hour Crisis Line: 770-1070 or 1-800-868-2632
Administration: 770-1074/
Fax: 770-1084/Email: coda@islc.net [4/09]

DEEP WELL PROJECT/ DEEP WELL EMERGENCY CLOSET (http://www.deepwellproject.org/)
(Emergency Social Services for Hilton Head Residents)
P.O. Box 5543
154A Beach City Rd.
Hilton Head, SC 29938

Phone: 785-2849

Fax: 785-4214

Email: DWProject@hargray.com [4/09]

FIRST CALL FOR HELP - Helpline: Beaufort 524-4357; Bluffton 757-4357; Hilton Head 686-4357

See "United Way Help Line" on this page.

FRANCISCAN CENTER (http://www.islc.net/~franctr/)
(Needy persons in Northern Beaufort County, especially the elderly, services for Hispanic
population such as ESL classes.)
85 Mattis Road, St. Helena
P. O. Box 682
St. Helena Island, SC 29920

Phone: 838-3924

Email: franctr@islc.net [4/09]

FRIENDS WITH WHEELS
(Free Rides for Medical, Dental, and Social Services
Hilton Head residents only)
See listing under "Senior Services"

H. A. P. I. N.--HELP A PERSON IN NEED – ST. FRANCIS BY THE SEA (http://www.stfrancishhi.org/)
(Meals to Homebound, Disabled Persons, Elderly, and others unable to shop/cook and with noone to help.)

See "Senior Services"

HELP OF BEAUFORT (Emergency Assistance)(http://www.helpofbeaufort.org)
1910 Baggett Street
P O Box 472
Beaufort, SC 29901

Phone: 524-1223 [4/09]

LITERACY VOLUNTEERS OF THE LOWCOUNTRY - BEAUFORT & HILTON HEAD (http://www.lowcountryliteracy.org/)
Beaufort
Contact person: Cindi Riley, Assistant Executive Director, Northern County Programs
1403 Prince Street
Beaufort, SC 29902

Phone: 525-6658

Fax: 521-1945

Email: info@lowcountryliteracy.org [4/09]

Hilton Head
Contact person: Nancy Williams, Executive Director
Oak Park Center
4 Oak Park Drive
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Phone: 681-6655

Fax: 686-6949

Email: nwilliams@lowcountryliteracy.org [4/09]

Bluffton
1-B Kittie's Landing

P O Box 3725
Bluffton, SC 29910
Phone: 815-6616 [4/09]

LOWCOUNTRY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY (http://www.habitat.org)
Beaufort (http://www.habitat.org/cd/frame/frameset.aspx?url=www.lowcountryhabitat.org)
616 Parris Island Gateway
Beaufort, SC 29906

Phone: 522-3500

Fax: 522-3553

Email: info@lowcountryhabitat.org
ReStore: 612 Parris Island Gateway

Phone: 525.0055

Fax: 521-9005

Email: restore@lowcountryhabitat.org [4/09]


Hilton Head Regional HFH
(http://www.habitat.org/cd/frame/frameset.aspx?url=www.Habitathhi.org)
Hours: M-F 10-5, Sat. 10-2
21 Brendan Lane

Hilton Head, SC 29910
Phone: 757-5864

Fax: 757-5865

Email:info@habitathh.org
ReStore:379-3790

Email:blufftonrestore@habitathh.org [4/09]

MEALS ON WHEELS VOLUNTEER SERVICE-South of the Broad River Only
See "Senior Services"

NAVAL HOSPITAL BEAUFORT SOCIAL WORK DEPARTMENT
(See "Military")

ST. FRANCIS BY THE SEA CATHOLIC CHURCH (http://www.stfrancishhi.org/)
Emergency Social Services/Homebound Meals/Hispanic Services
– Bluffton/Hilton Head Island Area Only
45 Beach City Road
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Phone: 681-6350

Fax: 689-5502

Email: office@stfrancishhi.org   [4/09]

SALVATION ARMY (http://www.salvationarmyusa.org)
2505 North Street
P. O. Box 105
Beaufort, SC 29901-0105

Phone: 524-3727
Thrift Store
1806 Boundary St, Beaufort

Phone: 524-5206 [4/09]

SECOND HELPINGS, INC. (http://www.hiltonhead.com/secondhelpings/donors.htm)
(Food Collection from Restaurants/Resorts/Groceries for distribution to
Non-Profits dedicated to eliminating hunger.)
P. O. Box 23621
Hilton Head Island, SC 29925

Phone: 689-3689

Toll Free:1-877-286-3663

Email: secondhelpings@hiltonhead.com [4/09]


UNITED WAY (http://www.uwlowcountry.org/agencies.html)

Email: info@unitedwaybeaufort.org


Beaufort
2266 Boundary St.
PO Box 202
Beaufort, SC 29901

Helpline 524-4357(HELP)

Phone: 982-3040

Hilton Head
P. O. Box 7281
Hilton Head, SC 29938

Helpline 686-4357(HELP)

Phone: 686-4304

Bluffton

Helpline 757-4357(HELP) [4/09]

VOLUNTEERS IN MEDICINE (http://www.vimclinic.org)
(Services to Residents of Hilton Head/Daufuskie with no other access to medical and/or
dental care, and who meet financial requirements)
Patient Care:15 Northridge Drive
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Phone: 681-6612

Fax: 681-6614

Email: vimdev@hargray.com [4/09]


Support Groups

AA, ALANON, ALATEEN see "Health"

AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION
Meeting:: Third Monday of each month, 6:30 PM

Bethea Education Center, LaMotte Building

Hilton Head Island

Phone: 681-5879 [4/09]

ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT GROUP
Meeting: Second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, 2 PM

Bluffton-Okatie Outpatient Center
Contact: Marilyn Wiener

Phone: 705-5349 [4/09]

BETTER BREATHERS' CLUB (For those with lung disease)
Meeting: Quarterly, Beaufort Memorial Hospital
Contact: Toni Rehkop

Phone: 522-5781

or Katrina Taylor

Email: ktaylor@alase.org [4/09]

BREAST FEEDING Support Group
Meets as needed in the Women's Center

Hilton Head Island Regional Hospital
Contact: Terri Murray, RN

Phone: 689-8269. [4/09]

CANCER SUPPORT GROUPS

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY (http://www.cancer.org)
59 Pope Ave., Suite 101
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Phone: 842-5188

Fax: 842-9898 [4/09]

GENESIS GROUP (Women newly diagnosed with cancer)
Meetings: Fourth Tuesday of each month, Beaufort Medical Plaza, 3rd floor
Free, but preregistration is required.

Phone: 522-5570 [4/09]

PAULA WILLIAMS MEMORIAL BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP (Referrals through physicians)
Beaufort Medical Plaza, 3rd floor classroom
955 Ribaut Road
Beaufort, SC 29902

Phone: 522-5570 [4/09]

CHRONIC PAIN SUPPORT GROUP
Meetings: First Thursday of each month, 1:00 PM

Hilton Head Island Regional Medical Center

Bethea Education Center in the LaMotte Building

Also: Third Thursday of each month at the Island Packet in Bluffton
Contacts: Cindy Phillip (757-2463) or Kerri Bruns (757-6729) [4/09]

FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP
Meetings: Second and third Tuesdays of each month, 10 AM
Hilton Head Island Regional Medical Center

Contact: Betty Mann

Phone: 342-3434

Email: bmanne3669@aol.com [4/09]

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS (http://www.gamblersanonymous.org)
Meetings: Thursdays, 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Central Church

957 William Hilton Parkway, Room 206

Hilton Head, SC

SC Hotline: 888-846-4427 [4/09]

GRANDPARENTS RAISING GRANDCHILDREN
Contact person: Lorraine Tascoe-Bey

Phone: 322-5414 or 379-4689

Fax: 322-5443

Email: gcap@hargray.com [4/09]

HILTON HEAD PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Meets the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM, Palmetto Electric Community Room

111 Mathews Drive, Hilton Head
Phone: 363-9103 [4/09]


HOPE HAVEN of the LOWCOUNTRY Children's Advocacy and Rape Crisis Center
See listing under "Children, Youth, and Family Services"

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUP
Meeting: Third Thursday of each month, 11:30 AM

Bethea Education Center, LaMotte Building,
Hilton Head Island, SC

Light lunch served.

Reservations: contact Terry Doyle

Phone: 681-1981 [4/09]

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS CAROLINA REGION(http://www.crna.org)
Helpline: 843-852-3001/Meeting List: 843-720-8031 [4/07]

NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS (http://www.nami.org)
See listing under "Health and Rehabilitative Services"

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS (http://www.oa.org)
Meetings: Mondays and Thursdays, 6 PM

Beaufort Memorial Hospital

Phone: 846-1347 [4/09]

PARKINSONS SUPPORT GROUP
Meetings:Third Thursday of the month, 1:00 PM

Hilton Head Island Regional Medical Center

East Conference Room in the LaMotte Building.
Contact: Marilyn Wiener

Phone: 705-5349 [4/09]

SENIOR SERVICES OF BEAUFORT (http://www.seniorservicesofbeaufort.org)
See listing under "Senior Services and Resources"

STOP SMOKING
QUITSMART
$75 for 3 sessions

Beaufort Memorial Hospital-Call for times/locations

Phone: 522-5570 [4/09]

VICTIMS ADVOCACY PROGRAM (http://www.bcso.net/servicesvictimadvocacy.php)
(Victims of Crime)

See listing under "Legal Services"

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT CLASS & SUPPORT

LIFEFIT BMH/YMCA (http://www.bmhsc.org/lifefit_advantage.htm)
Phone: 522-5635 or 522-5780 [4/09]

 

WOMEN'S SUPPORT GROUP FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (CODA)

See listing for Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse under "Social Services"

TOURISM & RECREATION

A TASTE OF BEAUFORT (http://www.cityofbeaufort.org/visitor/taste.htm)
Information: Main Street Beaufort, USA

811 Bay Street, Suite 4

PO Box 501

Beaufort, Sc 29901

Phone: 525-6644

Fax: 379-6129

Email: Contact through Web site [4/09]

BASIC BRIDGE LESSONS
Lessons held at the Community Center in Port Royal

Reservations: Gene Ogden 838-9220/Email: gogden@embarqmail.com or
Cliff Rhein 838-9780/Email: cliffnan@embarqmail.com [3/09]

BEAUFORT COUNTY PARKS AND LEISURE SERVICES (http://www.bcgov.net/Parks/parks.php) [4/09]

BEAUFORT COUNTY WATER FESTIVAL (http://www.bftwaterfestival.com)
P. O. Box 52
Beaufort, SC 29901
524-0600

Email info@bftwaterfestival.com [4/09]

BEAUFORT HISTORIC DISTRICT
(http://www.beaufort-sc.com/history/bfttown/tour/walktour.htm)
Downtown Beaufort: The entire district is on the National Register of Historic Places. Antebellum
homes, churches and commercial buildings. Annual Tour of Homes
(The John Mark Verdier House on Bay Street is a museum home open to the public year-round).
Walking tour maps available at the Greater Beaufort Chamber of Commerce

1106 Carteret St.
or Beaufort Branch Library

311 Scott Street. [4/09]

BEAUFORT MUSEUM AND ARSENAL
(http://www.historic-beaufort.org)
(See "Museums")

BEAUFORT NATIONAL CEMETERY (http://www.cem.va.gov/CEMs/nchp/beaufort.asp)
See "Military"

CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

BEAUFORT COUNTY BLACK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (http://www.bcbcc.org)
801 Bladen Street
P O Box 754
Beaufort, SC 29901

Phone: 986-1102

Fax: 379-8027

Email: president@bcbcc.org [4/09]

BEAUFORT REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
(http://www.beaufortsc.org)
President & CEO: Carlotta Ungaro

Chamber hours: 9 AM - 5 PM

1106 Carteret Street

P O Box 910
Beaufort, SC 29901

Phone; 986-5400

Fax: 986-5405

Email: chamber@beaufortsc.org [4/09]

BEAUFORT VISITOR CENTER

Hours: 9:00 AM-5:30 PM Daily
2001 Boundary Street (Beaufort Towne Center)

Leta Salazar Visitor Center Manager
vc@beaufortsc.org
843-986-5400, ext. 26


COASTAL DISCOVERY MUSEUM (http://www.coastaldiscovery.org)
See listing above under "Museums"

HILTON HEAD ISLAND/BLUFFTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
(http://hiltonheadisland.org)
Contact person: William C. Miles, Director
1 Chamber of Commerce Drive

PO Box 5647
Hilton Head Island, SC 29938

Phone: 785-3673

Toll-free: 800-523-3373

Email: Contact through Web site [4/09]


GULLAH FESTIVAL OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.
(http://www.gullahfestival-beaufort-sc.com/)
May 23-25, 2008, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park
Celebrates and recognizes the history, customs, language and accomplishments of the
African-Americans of the Lowcountry.
E-mail: info@gullahfestival-beaufort-sc.com
[4/09]

HARBOUR TOWN LIGHTHOUSE (http://www.lighthousefriends.com/light.asp?ID=330)
Harbour Town Marina
Hilton Head, SC
Hours: 10 AM to 6 or 7 PM depending on the season
Small Fee Charged
Email: kraig@lighthousefriends.com [4/09]

HERITAGE GOLF CLASSIC (http://www.verizonheritage.com/index.asp)
Verizon Heritage Golf Classic
Harbour Town Gold Links, The Sea Pines Resort
April 14-20, 2008 [4/09]

HEYWARD HOUSE (http://www.heywardhouse.org/)
(See "Arts & Local Culture", Bluffton Historical Preservation Society) [4/07]

HUNTING ISLAND STATE PARK (http://www.huntingisland.com)
Public Beach Area/Camping
2555 Sea Island Parkway
Hunting Island, SC 29920
Reservations: 843-838-2011 [4/09]

JOHN MARK VERDIER HOUSE (http://www.historic-beaufort.org/verdierhouse.htm)
(See listing under "Museums")

LOWCOUNTRY ESTUARIUM "A Coastal Learning Center" (http://www.lowcountryestuarium.org/)
See listing under "Agriculture and Conservation"


OYOTUNJI AFRICAN VILLAGE (Yoruba Community)
(http://www.oyotunjiafricanvillage.org/)
P. O. Box 51 (Highway 17)
Sheldon, SC 29941

Phone: 846-8900

Email: info@oyotunjiafricanvillage.org   [4/09]

PENN CENTER HERITAGE DAYS (http://www.penncenter.com/index.html)

Second weekend in November

Penn School National Historic Landmark District

P.O. Box 126

St. Helena, SC 29920

Phone: 838-2432

Fax: 838-8545

Email: info@penncenter.com [4/09]

YMCA (http://www.ymcabeaufortcounty.com/)

See listing under "Clubs and Civic Service Organizations"

 
 
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