In partnership with AnMed Health, we work diligently to identify and fund Community Partners to address Anderson County’s most pressing health needs to create positive, lasting and measurable change.
Mental Health Collaborative
United Way of Anderson County, in collaboration with community partners, has launched a new Mental Health Collaborative to align existing mental health resources, identify gaps in the system of care, and create a shared agenda as we work together to improve timely access to appropriate mental health services in our communities.
Hearts in Harmony
Hearts in Harmony serves at-risk-youth, recovering addicts, abuse victims, veterans and much more. We are: Horses helping humans be empowered and equipped through grace and truth. We help participants explore and experience self-reflection, emotional regulation, problem-solving, team building, communication strategies and life-skills in an equestrian classroom.
The Shalom House
The Shalom House offers women seeking treatment for addiction up to three 90-day programs. The goal of Shalom House is to allow women to complete the recovery process while adapting to daily life again to ensure long-term recovery.
FAVOR is organizing our community to put a “face and voice of recovery" and to provide intervention and recovery support services to those seeking recovery. Its work is part of a national recovery advocacy movement whose vision is to provide people affected by substance use disorders with access to the support they need to achieve and maintain long-term recovery.
The sexual trauma center at Foothills Alliance serves survivors, family members, and others involved in recovery from sexual assault or child abuse in Anderson. Their Child Advocacy Center is a safe place for children; with intervention specialists in counseling, and prosecution, to provide healing for children and their loved ones. Through outreach and education, they host workshops to help youth build healthy relationships and to help adults recognize and prevent sexual assault and child abuse.
Safe Harbor offers a continuum of services for survivors of domestic violence and their children in Anderson County. Their services include a 24/7 Help Line, safe emergency shelters, counseling for adults and children, case management, assistance with filing for an Order of Protection, transitional housing, domestic violence education, parenting classes, and group support.
Upstate Warrior Solution
This group of dedicated individuals meets veterans where they are in life and assists with navigating them through their next steps. Upstate Warrior Solution helps connect warriors and their families to supportive services and community resources in Anderson County. Upstate Warrior Solution offers face-to-face outreach and case coordination to assess areas of need including employment, navigating VA benefits, Mental Health Support or simply meeting other warriors and military families in the area. They are also participating in a Suicide Prevention Study.
Access to Care
Anderson Free Clinic
The Free Clinic provides medical, dental, vision, mental health, and pharmacy services to the uninsured whose income does not exceed 200% of the Federal Poverty guidelines and who have no insurance.
The Champions Center
The United Way partnership with the Champions Center helps to provide funding for an onsite nurse so that students can learn in a safe environment. DCEC provides on-site occupational, physical, and speech therapy; the equipment and facilities needed to provide a stimulating, safe, and appropriate environment for children to gain confidence, self-esteem, and maximize potential.
Rebuild Upstate provides home repair to seniors, disabled people, and those who have medical needs and creates a safe environment for them. Whether that is addressing safe entry and exit by building a new wheelchair ramp or ensuring that a family is healthy and dry under a new roof, their goal with every home repair is to make sure the residents remain comfortably and safely in their homes.
The Cancer Association of Anderson
CAA provides resources to those who are battling cancer. Its mission is to help reduce the burden of cancer on Anderson County residents by providing treatment-related financial assistance, information and referrals, as well as emotional support.
Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas
Provides comprehensive support and loving compassion to families whose children are battling cancer to improve their overall quality of life.
Coast Guard Auxiliary
Members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary help keep our lakes safe and enjoyable for recreational boaters through several programs: classroom instruction in safe boating skills, personal watercraft safety, and other programs to introduce new boaters of all ages to water and boating safety, vessel safety checks, safety patrols, and kiosk with safety information and safety flotation devices at boat landings.
PlaySafe provides full-time athletic training services to all student athletes in our area. A certified athletic trainer will be available in all secondary schools dedicated to the provision of comprehensive sports medicine and health services for all students. These services will promote healthy and safe athletic participation and return-to-sports activities, as well as healthy lifestyle and educational programming for both student athletes and non-athletes.