Helpful Links

For a community resource directory, visit the United Way Resource Directory: www.unitedwaygc.org
(Select “Get Help” for a complete community directory, a service of our local United Way office.)

We encourage you to participate in HealthTrack programs. Find HealthTrack at Plexus in the Apps & Reference section.

For the U S Government’s Official Web Portal, visit the site below: www.Firstgov.gov

Addiction Information

www.Whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/drugfact/index.html
Information on drugs of abuse as well as national and state policy

www.TheAntiDrug.com
The White House’s youth anti-drug campaign site with resources for parents

www.adultchildren.org
A 12-Step program for people who come from an alcoholic or other drug-affected home

www.aa.org
Official website of Alcoholics Anonymous

www.al-anon.org
Alanon/alateen are support groups for family and friends of problem drinkers

https://www.gamblersanonymous.org/
Help with gambling problems

www.na.org
Official listing of Narcotics Anonymous International

www.cdc.gov/tobacco/index.htm
Center for Disease Control site offering information on tobacco and how to quit

https://startyourrecovery.org/
Reliable substance abuse information and support

Adoption

www.childwelfare.gov
Child welfare and information on adoption

Aging and Adult Children

www.ALZ.org
Information on Alzheimer disease and programs of the Alzheimer’s Association

www.elderweb.com
Online eldercare sourcebook

www.newlifestyles.com
Information and referral services for senior residences and care options. List includes service providers advertising with New Lifestyles

Disaster Preparedness for Individuals

www.ready.gov/individuals
Mental Health division of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention; Information concerning prevention, emergency preparations and response

Domestic Violence

www.ndvh.org
National Domestic Violence Hotline

Financial

www.annualcreditreport.com
Request a free credit report once per year from the three national credit-card companies all at one-time. These reports don’t include credit scores. For credit scores, you must purchase reports from the credit companies

www.consumercredit.com
Non-profit consumer credit organization. Locally operated at Compass of SC at (864) 467-3434

Identity Theft

https://www.identitytheft.gov
Information regarding identity theft

www.pueblo.gsa.gov
Federal Citizen Information Center provides useful financial information and more

www.mymoney.gov
Federal government’s website dedicated to money management

Legal

www.abalawinfo.org
Basic information on legal topics

www.scbar.org
South Carolina Bar Association

Mental Health

www.apa.org
Provides information on a variety of topics including anger, stress, aging, depression, violence, bullying and ADHD

www.mentalhealth.org
National Mental Health Information Center including disaster mental health programs

www.dbsalliance.org
Information and support for depression and bipolar disorders.

www.namisc.org
National Alliance on Mental Illness has the mission to improve the quality of life for people with mental illness through education, support and advocacy

Medicare and Medicaid Services

www.cms.hhs.gov
US Department of Health & Human Services website

Student Financial Aid

www.studentaid.ed.gov

College financial aid overview

www.usa.gov/financial-aid