Education
boyScouts

Scouting is a character and leadership education program that accomplishes its goals through family-centered and outdoor activities.  It concentrates on developing youth physically, mentally, and morally. 843-662-6306 http://www.scouting.org/

boysGirlsClub

Inspires and enables young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.  843-712-1977 http://www.bgclubgs.org/

childrensMentoring

Pairs children from single-parent families with mentoring adults to help them succeed in life. 843-248-0164

ymca

Provides after-school and summer care for children, and other programs that nurture the potential for youth, help support and build healthy habits, and strengthen community by ensuring access to everyone regardless of ability to pay.  843.449.9622 http://www.coastalcarolinaymca.org/

FathersPlace

Helps fathers increase their knowledge and develop personal skills in the areas of parenting, healthy relationships, and economic stability so they can become more supportive of their children financially and emotionally. 843.488.2923 http://www.scfathersandfamilies.com/programs/a_fathers_place/

freedomReaders

Improves children’s reading skills in low-income communities by providing one-on-one tutoring, free books for home libraries, and an inspiring, high-energy environment.  843.331.8526 http://www.freedomreaders.org/

girlScouts

Builds girls of Courage, Confidence, and Character who make the world a better place.  843.626.5190 http://www.girlscoutsesc.org/

HCLitCouncil

Provides tutoring for ESL, dyslexic, and basic literacy students, helping reduce the number of non-readers in Horry County.  843.839.1695 http://www.horrycountyliteracy.org/

BoysGirlsClubConway

Offers a safe haven and good moral environment for youth.  843. 488.1739 https://www.salvationarmycarolinas.org/horrycounty/boys-and-girls-club/

THhomeForBoys

Provides boys with a safe environment in which to live, learn, and play while also meeting their physical and mental health needs.  843.546.3000 http://tarahall.org/

Toomey

Dedicated to supporting the non-academic needs of children designated by the school system as “special needs.”  843.650.2887  http://toomeyskids.org/

 

Income
RedCross

Assists people in preventing, preparing for, and responding to disasters, including teaching lifesaving skills such as CPR and water safety.  Services to the Armed Forces and their families include emergency communications. 843.477.0020 http://www.redcross.org/sc

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churchAssPeople

Ministers to inland residents of Horry County who need emergency food and assistance, as well as other basic needs.  843.488.2277 http://www.capconway.org/

CommKitchen

Serves a hot breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday to all who are hungry at no cost.  843.444.9383 http://communitykitchenmb.org/

HHofMB

Ministers to people in the Myrtle Beach area of Horry County through crisis intervention and referrals, responding to requests of all kinds.  843.448.8451 http://www.helpinghandofmyrtlebeach.com/

newDirections

Provides opportunity for the homeless to regain their financial footing, self- worth, and self-confidence through short-term and transitional shelter, meals, job readiness training, recovery classes, case management, and permanent housing assistance.  843.945.4902  http://www.myndhc.org/

NShelpingHand

Assists with the needs of persons on the north end of Horry County through crisis intervention and requests of all kinds.  843.399.0862 http://northstrandhelpinghand.org/

nsHousing

Provides temporary shelter for homeless individuals and connects them with other agencies for assistance.  843.756.9488 http://www.northstrandhousingshelter.org/

proscenter

Provides a variety of services including financial counseling, literacy, adult education, and children’s programs at one location to help citizens achieve their long-term personal and financial goals.  843.839.5400

SalvationArmyHC

Provides the needy with food, clothing, financial counseling; assistance with rent, utilities, prescription drugs; and Christmas food, clothing, and toys. 843.488.2769 https://www.salvationarmycarolinas.org/horrycounty

SShelpingHands

Assists families and individuals through crisis intervention and referrals on the south end of Horry County.  843.238.4594 www.southstrandhelpinghand.org/

health
CenterforWellness

Provides outpatient counseling in areas of family, marriage, nutrition, and finances.  843.663.0770 www.thecenter4counseling.com/

ChildrensRecCent

Provides forensic interviews and medical exams for child sexual assault victims and refers these children to other services.  843.448.3400 http://childrensrecoverycenter.nationalchildrensalliance.org/

classySmiles

Initiative to increase access to dental care and improve the oral health of disadvantaged children within the schools.  843.492.7747  http://www.classysmiles.org/

coastealSamaritan

Helps persons having difficulties through quality, affordable mental health counseling.  843.448.4820 http://www.coastalsamaritan.org/

disabledVets

Builds better lives for all veterans and their families through benefits support, outreach, and assistance.  843.448.6483 http://www.dav.org/

FamilyOutreach

Provides support services to pregnant and parenting teens, teen pregnancy prevention education, high-risk pregnancy incentive program, and parenting advice.  843.234.2350  http://family-outreach.org/

friendshipMed

Provides basic, primary medical care and medications to low-income adults in Horry County who have no affordable access to medical insurance.  There is an application process.  843.347.7178 http://www.friendshipmedicalclinic.org/

neighbor

Seeks to assist homebound seniors and chronically ill adults to age gracefully in their own homes through providing volunteer transportation, support, and referrals to other services.  843.839.0702 http://www.gracefullyaging.org/

miracleLeagues

Offers individuals with special needs the opportunity to participate in sports and recreational activities in a community-supported, safe, adapted, and encouraging environment.  843.448.7712 http://www.grandstrandmiracleleague.com/

help4Kids

Provides less fortunate children with the necessities to be equipped for school, the means to live a normal life, and weekend snacks for nutrition when they’re not receiving school meals.  843.651.4310 http://help4kidssc.org/

HCaging

Provides home-delivered meals to frail and homebound senior adults countywide.  843.248.5523 http://www.hccoa.org/

dsn

Provides a variety of services and supports people with intellectual disabilities, head and spinal injuries, and autism.  843.347.3010  http://hcdsn.org/

mobileMeals

Delivers meals to the needy, elderly, disabled, and those requiring special diets five days a week, year-round. 843.272.4369 http://www.mobilemealsofthegrandstrand.com/index.html

rapeCrisis

Provides 24-hour direct services to victims of sexual assault and their families.  843.448.7273 (RAPE) http://victimtosurvivor.org/

autism

Provides awareness, advocacy, and support for people with autism spectrum disorders, their families, and the professionals who serve them.  800.438.4790 http://scautism.org/

SOS

Provides services across the lifespan for people with autism and related disabilities.  843.449.0554 http://scautismhelp.com/