FAMILY RESOURCES

The Children’s Relief Fund is seeking to link families in our area with appropriate agencies based on their own personal needs. These organizations work in conjunction with The Children’s Relief Fund to provide our special needs community with the appropriate tools to live meaningful, productive lives.

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Gift baskets assembled by people with disabilities who are learning or reclaiming the skills to achieve their full potential. Additionally, Trapper, Aunt Laurie's golden retriever therapy dog, visits nursing homes, hospitals, and schools. 

Address

11 Barton's Run, Bluffton 29910

Phone

843-415-8230

Email

info@auntlauries.com

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Provides support and training for families and individuals living with autism. The organization is expanding opportunities for the autism community in the Lowcountry.

Address

29 Plantation Park Drive, Unit 204, Bluffton 29910

Phone

843-706-0831

Email

garrett@autismgivingtree.org

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Instructors that have been specially trained in Autism and ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) provide individualized treatment.

Address

29 Plantation Park Drive, Unit 204, Bluffton 29910

Phone

843-706-0831

 

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Beaufort County’s public schools have made dramatic progress in recent years, with across-the-board improvements in student achievement and significant savings from more efficient operations.

Standardized test scores have increased for all types of students despite higher poverty rates. Ratings on state and federal accountability measures have improved, high school graduation rates have increased, and district schools, students and teachers have earned numerous state and national honors in both academics and athletics.

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Gift baskets assembled by people with disabilities who are learning or reclaiming the skills to achieve their full potential. Additionally, Trapper, Aunt Laurie's golden retriever therapy dog, visits nursing homes, hospitals, and schools. 

Address

2900 Mink Point Boulevard, Beaufort, SC 29902

Phone

843-322-2300

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Services that may be available for eligible individuals include residential services, day programs, waiver services, respite services, job coach services, early intervention services, family support services, Camp Treasure Chest and other camping programs.

Address

100 Clearwater Way, Beaufort 29906

Phone

843-255-6290

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Provides information, programs, services, multimedia formats, wifi, etc. Beaufort, Bluffton, Hilton Head and St. Helena branches are handicapped accessible as is the Bookmobile. Electronic equipment for blind and low-vision customers. Large print and audio books. Access to materials from the SC Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.

Address

311 Scott Street, Beaufort 29902

Phone

843-255-6430

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Heroes on Horseback is a premier accredited center of PATH, International, focused on providing safe, professional and ethical equine-assisted therapeutic activities for individuals in the Lowcountry with physical, mental or emotional disabilities.

Address

95 Stillwell Rd., Bluffton 29910

Phone

843-757-5607

Email

bob@heroesonhorseback.org

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Hopeful Horizons is a child advocacy, domestic violence, and rape crisis center serving Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper and Allendale counties. Serves victims of child abuse, domestic violence, and sexual assault through advocacy services, case management, legal services, counseling and therapy, as well as various prevention and outreach programs designed to stop and prevent these abuses from happening in our community.

Address

1212 Charles St., Beaufort 29902

Phone

843-524-2256

Contact

CJ Akins | 843-379-6155

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Ignite the Senses is a sensory gym for ALL kids. Yoga/Fitness and music classes as well as birthday parties, support groups and special needs events are also provided. Their motto is: "It's OK to be DIFFERENT."

Address

163 Bluffton Road, Suite C1, Bluffton 29910

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The Hilton Head Island Recreation Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people of all ages.

Address

20 Wilborn Rd HHI SC 29926

Phone

843-681-7273

Email

info@islandreccenter.org

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Services offered include brain boosters, baseline memory screening, Connections classes, Compass Day Program, caregiver resources and support.

Address

117 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head 29926

Phone

843-842-6688

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Osprey Village is working to develop a "neighborhood with a purpose" to provide housing and support services to local adults with developmental difficulties and their aging caregivers. Osprey Village is a Qualified Service Provider with SC DDSN and currently provides Respite Care and Employment Support Services in Beaufort and Jasper counties. Property recently acquired in Okatie is the site of planned construction of a 25 acre neighborhood scheduled to begin in 2019.

Address

2600 Main St., Unit 101, Hilton Head 29926

Phone

843-422-6099

Email

info@ospreyvillage.org

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Connect children with autism and their families in Bluffton and surrounding areas with information, support, therapeutic tools and community involvement.

Address

33 Isle of Palms East, Bluffton 29910

Phone

843-540-5086

Email

info@palmettoautismconnections.com

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Provides functional vocational activities and inclusive, community based social opportunities for adults with disabilities. 3 days of weekly programming is currently provided.

Address

P.O. Box 1474, Bluffton 29910

Phone

423-760-2103

Contact

Laurin Rivers | 423- 760-2103
Dayna Dehlinger | 313-300-4758
Carol Bartholomew | 843-384-1315

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Programs, structure and services for adults who live with intellectual disabilities. PEP is licensed by the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs as an Adult Activity Center.

Address

10 Oak Park Drive, Building C, Hilton Head 29926

Phone

843-681-8413 (Hilton Head)
843-837-8415 (Bluffton)

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Dedicated to improving the lives of children with special needs through the science of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Address

178 Marshellen Dr., Beaufort 29902

Phone

843-379-5655 I Samantha Ruffner

Email

sruffner@reachingmilestones.com

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A fully accredited community training facility providing rehabilitation serviced for individuals of all ages who are blind or visually impaired. The Center's reach extends to more than 29 southeast Georgia counties and is currently expanding its services to areas of South Carolina. 

Address

1141 Cornell Avenue, Savannah, GA 31406

Phone

912-236-4473

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OUR MISSION

To enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities by providing Special Olympics sports and recreation as well as programs which facilitate social interaction.  We believe everyone in our community deserves the opportunity to engage in a healthy, active lifestyle.

PHILOSOPHY OF SERVICE

SOAR is committed to supporting people with disabilities in their pursuit to live, play, and participate in the community.  We do so by partnering with individuals, families, and local agencies to explore recreation and social opportunities.

WHAT WE DO

Special Recreation organizes and oversees Special Olympic programs which include: tennis, equestrian, bowling, swimming, bocce and cheerleading.  This new program will also be developing opportunities for social activities after school, on weekends and throughout the summer for special needs people of all ages.

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Provides activities and recreation for special needs people throughout the Lowcountry.

Address

800 Main St., Hilton Head 29926

Phone

843-422-5747

Email Contact

Kathy Cramer

kathycramer.soar@gmail.com

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Through the power of sports, people with intellectual disabilities discover new strengths and abilities, skills and success. Our athletes find joy, confidence and fulfillment --on the playing field and in life. They also inspire people in their communities and elsewhere to open their hearts to a wider world of human talents and potential. Here's a slideshow showing the full spectrum of our activities.

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Services and resources to help people with all types of disabilities live independently within the community. Core services include information and referral, independent living skills, intuitional transition, peer support, advocacy and outreach.

Address

2414 N. Jeffries Road, Walterboro 29488

Phone

843-538-1600

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