Community Resource Guide


All children in Oconee County will have the care they need to grow and develop to their full potential.


Collaborating with other partners, Oconee County First Steps helps Oconee County families and caregivers prepare their children for school success by maximizing public and private community resources to deliver, enhance, and expand high quality early childhood services.

Check out the links and information below for important resources in our community

Elementary Schools
Blue Ridge Elementary two 4K classes 864-886-4550
Fair-Oak Elementary two 4K classes 864-886-4505
James M. Brown Elementary three 4K classes 864-886-4470
Keowee Elementary two 4K classes 864-886-4475
Northside Elementary two 4K classes 864-886-4445
Orchard Park Elementary two 4K classes 864-886-4515
Ravenel Elementary two 4K classes 864-886-4450
Tamassee-Salem Elementary one 4K class 864-886-4540
Walhalla Elementary two 4K classes 864-886-4480
Westminster Elementary two 4K classes 864-886-4520
Specialized Schools
Child Find 864-886-4469
Family Literacy Center 864-886-4429 ext. 6025
Hamilton Career Center 864-886-4425
Oconee Academy 864-886-4431
Oconee County Adult Education 864-886-4429
Child Care Centers
Foothills Early Learning Center Seneca 864-882-9512
Head Start and Early Head Start Seneca 864-882-8700
Oconee Christian Academy Seneca 864-882-6925
Our Clubhouse Inc. Seneca 864-885-1020
Seneca Baptist Church Child Development Center Seneca 864-882-7110
St. Mark Child Development Center Seneca 864-882-0333
Trinity Baptist Preschool Seneca 864-882-0285
Smiling Angels Seneca 864-882-7789
Pennsylvania Children’s Center Tamassee 864-944-2270
Upstate Children’s Center Walhalla 864-638-6800
Kids Korner Westminster 864-647-0639
Family Care Homes
Mildred D. Burrell Salem 864-944-2940
Barbara Ann Bryant Seneca 864-882-9632
Lila Ann Lewis Seneca 864-882-2805
Angela LeBoeuf Seneca 715-587-8811
Donna Kim Peppers Seneca 864-723-3743
Eva Lou Johnson Seneca 864-882-3032
Diana Kreuzberger West Union 864-638-6788
Lori Diane McCurry West Union 864-638-8780
Support Services
Baby Net 864-225-6465
Baby Read 864-944-7881
Big Brothers/Big Sisters 864-965-0505
Children with special health care needs 864-372-3064
Early Intervention 864-885-6055
Lincare 864-888-8811
Make-a-Wish Foundation 800-722-9474
Meyer Center for Special Children 864-250-0005
Oconee County Public Library Youth Services 864-638-4133
Project HOPE Foundation 864-676-0028
Safe Kids Upstate 864-885-7390
The Parenting Place: Healthy Families America 864-898-5583
Blue Ridge Women’s Center 864-638-4280
Seneca Medical Associates 864-882-2314
Upstate OB/GYN 864-654-9053
Blue Ridge Pediatrics 864-888-4464
Carolina Kids Pediatrics 864-888-3020
Clemson Pediatrics 864-653-8964
Kids Care Pediatrics 864-885-9448
Oconee Pediatrics 864-882-7800
Seneca Pediatrics 864-888-4222
Temporary/Emergency Assistance
American Red Cross 864-449-7281
Catholic Charities of the Piedmont Deanery 864-242-2233
Haven of Rest Transitional Housing Men: 864-226-6193 | Women: 864-226-0009
Oconee Presbyterian Service Fund 864-882-0504
Our Daily Rest Shelter 864-482-2040
Salvation Army 864-882-1160
S.H.A.R.E. 864-882-3495
SC Weatherization 864-229-8870
Safe Harbor 864-467-1177 or 800-291-2139
Helping Hands of Clemson 864-646-2941
Family Promise 864-644-8828
Habitat for Humanity: Oconee County 864-888-2118
South Carolina Regional Housing Authority 864-885-1659
United Housing Connections 864-908-3699
United Way Senior Home Repairs 864-882-9743
Bethel Baptist 864-972-3473
College Street Baptist Pantry 864-638-2986
Dot’s Kitchen 864-903-4856
Food Bank/Golden Corner Ministries 864-882-3610
Our Daily Bread 864-882-3308
St. Luke Methodist Pantry 864-638-3628
We Care Ministries 864-647-8458
Grace’s Closet
Local Thrift Shops
Boys Camp Thrift Store Seneca: 864-882-2734 | Westminster: 864-647-4812
Collins Children’s Home Thrift Store 864-882-4250
Girls Camp Trading Post Seneca: 864-882-7008 | Westminster: 864-647-7014
Goodwill Thrift Store 864-882-2600
Habitat for Humanity Thrift Store 864-888-2118
Oconee Restoration Thrift Store 864-638-3322
Potter’s Wheel Thrift Store 864-903-4983
Salvation Army 864-882-7450
Tamassee DAR Thrift Shop 864-944-2660
Life Changing Assistance and Employment/Education
Goodwill Job Connection 864-482-7857
Jobs for Seniors 855-850-2525
Oconee Adult Education 864-886-4429
Oconee County First Steps 864-985-3342
Ride to Work Ministry Nonprofit Inc. apply at
SC Works (Unemployment Office) 864-646-1741
Tri-County Technical College 864-646-1741 | Westminster Campus: 864-646-8282
Vocational Rehabilitation of SC (SCVRD) 864-882-6669
Mental Health/Substance Abuse
Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Behavioral Health Services of Anderson/Oconee 864-882-7563
Christ Central Ministries 864-873-7134
Mental Health, Oconee Clinic 864-885-0157
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 864-882-5131
Recovery Station 864-654-0322
Vocational Rehabilitation of South Carolina 864-882-6669
Managed Treatment Services for Emotionally Disturbed Children 864-260-2250
Carolina Counseling Professionals LLC 864-973-1359
Medical Assistance
Foothills Community Health Care 864-722-0283
Health Department (SC DHEC) 864-882-2245
Low Cost Dentures: Affordable Dentures 864-224-8106
New Horizons Health Center 864-351-2400
Medical Transportation (Medicaid only) 1-866-910-7688
Mountain Lakes Access Health 864-885-7344
Mountain Lakes Access Health-Dental 864-885-7550
Oconee Speech and Hearing Services 864-226-2477
Oconee Memorial Hospital/GHS 864-482-3100
OMH-Emergency Medical Services (EMS) 864-885-7188
OMH/GHS Home Health 800-476-8046 or 864-522-5350
OMH/GHS Wellness Center 864-885-7654
Rosa Clark Medical Clinic Association, Inc. 864-882-4664
Greenville ADHD Specialist 864-305-1662
Family Connections SC 864-231-8100
For Seniors
Senior Solutions 864-885-1000
United Way Senior Home Repairs 864-882-9743 ext. 104
CATbus 864-654-2287
Spiritual Needs and Support
Beaverdam Baptist Association 864-882-7070
Saint Paul the Apostle 864-882-8551
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 5003 Wells Highway | Seneca, SC
Episcopal Church of the Ascension 864-985-8758
Foothills Community Church 864-888-8008
Eternal Shepherd Lutheran 864-882-3209
St. Mark United Methodist Church 864-882-2603
Seneca Presbyterian 864-882-2505
Fort Hill Presbyterian 101 Edgewood Avenue | Clemson, SC
Oconee Association Reformed Presbyterian 121 Rochester Highway | Seneca, SC
St. John’s Lutheran 301 W Main Street | Seneca, SC
United Assembly of God 11075 Watson Drive | Seneca, SC
Family Help/Financial/Lifestyle Counseling
American Cancer Society 800-227-2345
American Diabetes Association 864-609-5054
American Lung Association 864-556-8451
American Red Cross - Oconee Chapter 864-638-5619
Ash House: Men’s Recovery Program 864-873-7134
Birthright of Clemson 864-281-7677
Blue Ridge Arts Center (BRAC) 864-710-6593
Child Protective Services 864-638-4400
Collins Children’s Home 864-882-0893
Employment Security Commission SC Works Center 864-643-0071
Family Independence and Food Stamp Eligibility 864-638-4400
Family Promise 864-644-8828
Florence Crittendon Programs of SC 864-722-7526
Foothills Alliance 864-231-7273
Habitat for Humanity 864-888-2118
Heath’s Haven 864-710-4085
March of Dimes 864-235-8576
Multiple Sclerosis Society 864-344-4867
Muscular Dystrophy Association 864-235-0041
Nurse-Family Partnership Program 864-454-4603
Ripple of One 864-882-8777
Safe Harbor, Inc. 864-467-1177 or 800-291-2139
Salem Lion’s Club
Eyeglass and Hearing Aide Assistance
Salem: 864-944-0337
Seneca: apply at SHARE office
Walhalla: apply at Alexander’s Office Supply 118 E Main Street
Westminster: 864-882-1580 or 864-723-0313
Social Security Administration 877-505-4549
SC Commission for the Blind 888-335-5951
SC Regional Housing Authority 864-885-1659
Tamassee School 864-944-1390
Tribble Center 864-882-6347
United Way of Oconee County 864-882-9743 or 2-1-1
Vocational Rehabilitation of SC (SCVRD) 864-882-6669
Find Help in Oconee County
Department of Health and Human Services 864-882-4420
Department of Social Services 864-638-4400
Humane Society 864-882-4719
United Way of Oconee County 864-882-9743 or 2-1-1
Veterans: Help with VA Benefits paperwork 303-501-4273