Guide to Resources in Columbia, SC

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Strong Youth Strong Communities Support to Help You

Guide to Resources in Columbia, SC

Resources for Youth in the Columbia, SC area

The SYSC Resource Guide links you to services and programs in your community that supports health, wellness, and overall well-being. These resources are intended to help in building a network that will enable and empower you to become a Stronger Youth and help us to create a Stronger Community.  We hope that you will engage them as needed and share these contacts with friends, family, neighbors, and peers as tools to address the various challenges that you and others may face today or in the future.

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Carolina Community Coalition

CCC provides a safe environment on their campus, to their members to promote healthy behaviors among faculty, staff, students and community organization

Federation of Families of SC Richland and Lexington Counties

FFSC provides leadership in children's mental health through education, awareness, support, and advocacy for families of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, mental and/or substance use disorders

Lexington County Community Mental Health Center

LCCMHC is dedicated to helping the residents of Lexington County by providing exceptional outpatient behavioral healthcare and promoting recovery

Columbia Area Mental Health Center

CAMHC provides effective mental health services to the citizens of Richland and Fairfield Counties in response to public mandates and identified needs

Be Great Academy

The BE GREAT ACADEMY is the after school program of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands and Boys & Girls Clubs of Kershaw County

Junior Achievement of Central South Carolina

JACSC's mission is to provide young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their futures, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA's programs focus in the areas of work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy

Youth Corps

YC gives high school sophomore and juniors experience nine different areas (modules) in which they gain exposure and opportunity to develop themselves and their leadership skills

Columbia Housing Authority

CHS provides quality affordable housing for residents of Columbia, Cayce and Richland County, South Carolina

Community Assistance Provider

CAP provides affordable rental housing, emergency housing rehabilitation, homeownership opportunities,HUD, and property management in Calhoun, Charleston, Chester, Clarendon, Fairfield, Georgetown, Kershaw, Lancaster, Lee, Lexington, Newberry, Orangeburg, Richland, Saluda, Sumter and Williamsburg Counties

Columbia Counseling Center

CCC provides psychotherapy services to low income adolescents, adults, and children