800 University WaySpartanburg, SC 293031-864-503-5000
The following list reflects the Upstate Community. It is not an exhaustive list; for additional resources, please review Carolina Center for Behavioral Health's resource list. You can also consult with a counselor on the best possible resource for your given situation.
Counseling Services is located in CLC 224 and can be contacted by calling 864-503-5195.
Aids Counseling & Information Hotline: 1-800-342-AIDS (2437)
Al-Anon:Support group for family members affected by the disease of alcoholism. Call to leave a confidential message and a member of Al-Anon will return your call. 864-235-4638
Alcoholics Anonymous: 864-585-1930
Call and leave a confidential message. A member of AA will contact you within 24 hours.
Brain Injury Association of SC: 803-731-9823
Support groups for persons with head injuries as well as family members and friends.
Carolina Pregnancy Center: 582-4673
Provides counseling for pregnant women, shepherding homes for pregnant women with no other housing alternatives, and support for women who have undergone abortions. Services provided free of charge.
Carolina Center for Behavioral Health: 864-235-2335
Provides in-patient and intensive outpatient services for persons with emotional and psychological problems. Also provides in-patient treatment for those with drug and alcohol related problems.
Center for Equal Justice: 864-582-0369
Provides legal services for indigent people in the following areas: Public benefits; housing; family; employment; and consumer rights. Fees based on income and household size.
Children’s Advocacy Center: 864-515-9922
The center provides treatment services for children who have been abused. They also provide medical and social work services to ensure children’s rights are protected.
Compass of Carolina: 1-800-203-9692
Provides variety of counseling services; sliding scale used to set fees for services.
First Steps of Spartanburg County: 864-327-4900
Free service to Spartanburg County residents who need quality daycare. Parenting training and referral also provided.
Greater Spartanburg Ministries: 864-585-9371
Provides emergency food (seven day supply) and emergency financial assistance for power and heat bills. Client will need to bring I.D. and income information to document need.
Health Department: 864-596-3305
Provides array of health related services including: Tuberculosis skin testing; STD screening; Social work referral and counseling; Nutrition education and counseling; Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program.
Housing Authority: 864-598-6001
Mental Health Center: 864-585-0366
Provides diagnosis and treatment of persons with emotional and psychiatric illness.
Narcotics Anonymous: 1-800-407-7195
Call and leave a confidential message. A member of NA will contact you within 24 hours.
Safe Homes – Rape Crisis Coalition: 1-800-273-5066, or 864-583-9803 ( Spartanburg), and 864-467-3633 ( Greenville)
24 hours domestic violence and sexual assault crisis line. They provide treatment and supportive services to child and adult victims of sexual abuse/assault.
St. Luke’s Free Medical Clinic: 864-542-2273
If you are a Spartanburg County resident who has no health insurance, Medicaid, or Medicare; and no other county agency can help you. Evening Clinic: Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. ( BY APPOINTMENT ONLY ). Need picture ID, social security card, proof of Spartanburg residency; if living with someone else, then notarized proof of last 4 weeks of income for self or supporting adult.
Salvation Army: 864-576-6670
225 W. Main Street – Provides emergency food and shelter (requires referral from the department of social services).
Serenity Place: 864-467-3790
Residential, long term (more than 30 days) drug treatment program for pregnant women and women with children; persons are referred for treatment by the drug and alcohol commission in their home county; highest priority given to pregnant women.
South Carolina Consumer Credit Counseling: 1-800-769-3571
Provides budget counseling, debt repayment services, and a variety of additional money-related services. Sliding fee scale.
Spartanburg County Department of Social Services: 864-596-3001
Provides the following: Child support enforcement; food Stamps; Abuse/neglect investigation and treatment; foster care and homemaker services.
Spartanburg Drug and Alcohol Commission: 864-582-7588
Provides outpatient drug and alcohol counseling and prevention services. Fees may be adjusted based upon income.
Vet Center: 864-271-2711 (Greenville)
Provides group therapy and case management services for veterans.
Vocational Rehabilitation: 864-585-3693
Westgate Training & Consultation Center: 864-583-1010
Provides marriage and family counseling along with parenting training. Fees are income based and usually very affordable.
William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center: 864-582-7025279 North Grove Medical Park Drive in Spartanburg
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USC UpstateCounseling Services800 University WaySpartanburg, SC 29303
The University of South Carolina Upstate is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of USC Upstate. Comments or Complaints?