Resources

Many community resources are available to families and individuals with disabilities and special needs in the Greenville community and throughout South Carolina. Here are just a few:

 

SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs

SC Department of Health and Human Services

 

 

Resources for Service & Support

Other Community Resources

Local Support Groups

Greenville Brain Injury Support Group – Survivor, Family, and Friends

  • Dates/Times:
    1st Tuesday of most months, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
  • Location:
    HASCI (Head and Spinal Cord Injury) Resource Center, Thrive Upstate
    McAlister Square, Suite B-6
    225 S. Pleasantburg Drive Greenville, S.C
  • Contact:
    Anne Medlock or Richard Medlock
    864-230-7821, 864-230-7820
    greenvilletbi@gmail.com

Greenville Brain Injury Support Group – Caregivers/Parents

  • Dates/Times:
    3rd Tuesdays in March, June, September, and November, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
  • Location:
    HASCI (Head and Spinal Cord Injury) Resource Center, Thrive Upstate
    McAlister Square, Suite B-6
    225 S. Pleasantburg Drive Greenville, S.C
  • Contact:
    Anne Medlock or Richard Medlock
    864-230-7821, 864-230-7820
    greenvilletbi@gmail.com
    or
    Kay Brooks
    864-679-2400 ext. 3711
    kbrooks@gcdsnb.org

South Carolina Spinal Cord Injury Association Spinal Cord Injury Breeze Group Meetings

  • Dates/Times:
    4th Tuesday of the month – 6:00pm (dinner is served)
  • Location:
    St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church
    101 St. Matthews Road, Spartanburg 29301
  • Contact:
    Dot Colson
    864-595-1947
    dcolson@dennys.com
  • More information: SC Spinal Cord Injury Association Support Groups

Partners

Family Connection SC 
Our friends at Family Connection are THE experts in resources for parents and families. Family Connections of SC is a statewide nonprofit organization that links families of children with special healthcare needs and disabilities with resources, support and education. They provide support to parents with a child or family member with any special healthcare need, such as an upcoming surgery, developmental delays, premature birth, physical limitations and all diagnoses including autism, asthma, ADHD and cerebral palsy. Family Support groups, play groups for kids, helpful information about insurance plans and options, classes and workshops on everything from IEPs to Estate planning – they have it all.

SC Assistive Technology 
A FREE  online equipment re-use database to help people with disabilities and age related limitations find, give, or sell used equipment to others who might benefit from using technology no longer needed.

Greenville CAN
Greenville CAN is a network of self-advocates, service providers, families, and community stakeholders working collaboratively to make our community a better place to live for individuals with special needs and disabilities.  Greenville CAN’s growing coalition currently includes 108 community service organizations and over 500 individuals working together to create change.  Greenville CAN addresses community needs by linking organizations together, leveraging available resources to expand capacity, and advocating for system and policy change.  Greenville CAN is not a formal organization; instead, it is a network of partners working together as a coalition with common goals and a belief that through partnerships and cooperation, Greenville CAN be an equitable and inclusive community for all to live.