Pickens County Advocacy Center: The mission of Pickens County Advocacy Center is to provide optimum quality direct services to the victims of sexual assault and their families in Pickens County. The Pickens County Advocacy Center aims to provide an advocate that can be there for any victim in their time of need, and to show each victim that someone does believe them and is on their side.
Foothills Sexual Trauma Center (Anderson and Oconee Counties): Foothills Alliance is a nonprofit agency that encompasses three programs: Sexual Trauma Center, Child Advocacy Center and Prevent Child Abuse. The Sexual Trauma Center is a multi-services program responding to the needs of child and adult sexual trauma survivors in Anderson and Oconee counties. The center provides support for survivors, family members and others involved in the survivor’s recovery.
MARYS House (Domestic and Relationship Violence): MARYS House provides emergency shelter and services to families fleeing domestic violence. The MARYS House family (staff, volunteers and Board of Directors) works toward the prevention and cessation of domestic violence through intervention, education, and outreach.
Safe Harbor (Domestic and Relationship Violence): Safe Harbor is a organization that provides safe shelter, counseling and advocacy for victims of domestic violence, as well as leadership for education and prevention efforts throughout its four-county area of Anderson, Greenville, Oconee and Pickens, South Carolina. Safe Harbor offers a continuum of services, providing safe emergency shelter, counseling, legal advocacy and transitional housing, as well as community outreach and teen dating violence education.
South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault: SCCADVASA works to make the community aware of issues, problems, policy and legislation regarding domestic violence and sexual assault. SCCADVASA supports domestic violence and sexual assault member programs, provides education, and advocates for social reform to eradicate interpersonal violence in South Carolina.
RAINN: Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network: RAINN is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800-656-HOPE and online.rainn.org). RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence: NCADV is composed of people dealing with the concerns of battered women and their families. They represent both rural and urban areas. The mission of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is to organize for collective power by advancing transformative work, thinking and leadership of communities and individuals working to end the violence in our lives. Anonymous and confidential help 24/7 – 1-800-799-Safe (7233), 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)