MENTAL HEALTH AND COUNSELING SERVICES
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BOYS TOWN NATIONAL HOTLINE
Ginny Gohr, Manager
13940 Gutowski Road
Boys Town, NE  68010
1-800-448-3000 or 1-800-842-1488 (business office); TDD:1-800-448-1833
EMAIL: hotline@boystown.org
INTERNET: www.boystown.org
HOURS: 24 hours, every day
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Children or parents
FEES: None
A toll-free phone crisis counseling and resource referral service for children and families experiencing any difficulty in their lives.  Staffed by trained, professional counselors. Spanish speaking counselors and other translation services available. Offers various brochures teaching parenting skills.
AREA SERVED: United States, Virgin Islands, Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam
Date of Last Update: 20110512

CONTINUUM OF CARE FOR EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED CHILDREN
Kathy Scully, Regional Director
37 Villa Road, Suite 300
Greenville, SC  29615
(864)271-4321
EMAIL: katherines@coc.sc.gov
INTERNET: www.continuum.sc.gov
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Children ages 0-21, residents in counties served, diagnosed emotionally handicapped, exhausted available services or appropriate services do not exist in community, and certified special education.
FEES: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Intake process by application
Coordinate existing services and create services needed but not available that are deemed appropriate to meet the special needs of emotionally disturbed children.
FUNDING: State Education Improvement Act; Medicaid
PARENT AGENCY: Governor's Office
ALTERNATE CONTACTS: Brenda Guy-Selection Coordinator
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg, Union, Cherokee, Oconee, Pickens, Anderson, Laurens, Newberry, Abbeville, Greenwood, Saluda, McCormick, Edgefield, and Greenville Counties
Date of Last Update: 20110802

FAMILY CONNECTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Lisa Anderson, Upstate Parent-To-Parent Coordinator
11 Doctor's Park, Suite 200
Spartanburg, SC  29307
(864)585-5462 or (864)331-1340 or (800)578-8750
FAX: (864)596-5164 or (864)331-1343
EMAIL: spartanburginfo@familyconnectionsc.org
INTERNET: www.familyconnectionSC.org
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Call or write
The mission of the Family Connection of South Carolina: To strengthen families who have children with developmental delays, disabilities or chronic illnesses through a parent-to-parent network of family focused support to provide assurance, information, community awareness and enhanced parent/professional relationships. We also host a variety of support groups, sibling, teen and grandparent workshops.
FUNDING: Public and private
PARENT AGENCY: Family Connection of SC, 2712 Middleburg Drive, Suite 103-B, Columbia, SC, 1-800-578-8750
AREA SERVED: South Carolina
Date of Last Update: 20110718

MENTAL HEALTH CENTER, SPARTANBURG AREA
Dr. William Powell, Executive Director
250 Dewey Avenue
Spartanburg, SC  29303
(864)585-0366
INTERNET: www.scdmh.org
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Children and adults living in Spartanburg, Cherokee, or Union Counties.
FEES: Based on monthly income and number of dependents
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Call, walk-in
HOURS: Call for hours; 24-hour emergency call 585-0366
Diagnostic evaluation and treatment for persons with mental disorders.
FUNDING: Federal; State; Spartanburg County; Union County; Cherokee County; Fees
PARENT AGENCY: South Carolina Department of Mental Health
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg, Union, and Cherokee Counties
Date of Last Update: 20110628

NEW DAY CLUBHOUSE
Jane Clemmer, Executive Director
1530 Asheville Highway
Spartanburg, SC  29303
(864)582-5431
EMAIL: ndc@ndclubhouse.com (Clubhouse email)
INTERNET: www.newdayclubhouse.freehomepage.com
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8 am-4 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Persons 18 years or older who have a history of mental illness.
FEES: Sliding scale
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Interested persons should contact the New Day Clubhouse or their mental health counselor for application and information.
Community-based program of psychiatric rehabilitation designed to facilitate the adjustment of people with serious mental illness to independent living through the provision of prevocational day program, transitional employment, independent employment, educational, residential, social/recreational and case management services. Administered by New Day, Inc. of Spartanburg.
FUNDING: Foundation grants; United Way of the Piedmont; Sunrise Civitans; Medicaid; Corporate and Private Donations
ALTERNATE CONTACTS: Jane Clemmer, newdayexecutive@ndclubhouse.com ; Karen Hinkle Brewer, newdayassistant@ndclubhouse.com
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20110728

P.A.C.E. CENTER, THE
Penni Kucaba, Acting Director
145 North Church Street, Box 102
Spartanburg, SC   29306
BTC 145 North Church Street, Suite 101B

(864)583-5802
EMAIL: trez@pacecounseling.org

INTERNET: www.mhapiedmont.org
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: General public
FEES: Some educational workshops may require fees
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Call, walk-in, mail
Advocacy, prevention/mental health education and wellness programs for youth and adults including self-esteem, stress management, peer pressure, problem-solving, conflict resolution, suicide prevention, depression; information and referral; health/information fairs; social/recreational/educational activities, and employment advocacy for individuals with serious mental illnesses; information packets; Speaker's Bureau. Counseling on a sliding scale and for individuals, couples and families; free victims counseling.
FUNDING: United Way, Contributions, Fees, Grants
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20110915

P.A.C.E. CENTER, THE
Wellness Programs
Trez Clarke
145 North Church Street
Spartanburg, SC  29306
BTC 145 North Church Street, Suite 101B
(864)583-5802
EMAIL: trez@pacecounseling.org
INTERNET: www.mhapiedmont.org
FEES: Nominal fees for some educational presentations
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Call for information and to schedule a program
A variety of programs and presentations available to groups by request. Topics include Stress Management, Depression and Anxiety Disorder Screening. We can also coordinate guest speakers on a requested topic for workshops or other presentations. The organization also participates in many health fairs.
FUNDING: Contributions; Fees; Grants
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20110915

RUNAWAY SWITCHBOARD, NATIONAL
Larry Bechdol, Data and Technology Coordinator, (773)289-1719
3080 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL  60657
1-800-RUNAWAY(1-800-786-2929)
EMAIL: info@1800runaway.org
INTERNET: www.1800runaway.org
HOURS: 24 hours/7 days a week
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Youth 12-21 years old and their families and other caregivers as well as service providers
FEES: None
National Runaway Switchboard is a 24-hour crisis hotline (1-800-RUNAWAY) and online chat service (www.1800RUNAWAY.org) providing crisis intervention, information and referral, message delivery and conferencing services, free bus rides home for qualified youth via Greyhound's Home Free Program. Conflict mediation (between youth and legal guardian), runaway education and prevention materials. Website resources are available.
FUNDING: Federally funded through DHHS
AREA SERVED: National
Date of Last Update: 20110519
 

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