Helpful Links

For a community resource directory, visit the United Way Resource Directory:
(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:

Addiction Information
Information on drugs of abuse as well as national and state policy
The White House’s youth anti-drug campaign site with resources for parents
A 12-Step program for people who come from an alcoholic or other drug-affected home
Official website of Alcoholics Anonymous
Alanon/alateen are support groups for family and friends of problem drinkers
Help with gambling problems
Official listing of Narcotics Anonymous International
Center for Disease Control site offering information on tobacco and how to quit
Reliable substance abuse information and support

Child welfare and information on adoption

Aging and Adult Children
Information on Alzheimer disease and programs of the Alzheimer’s Association
Online eldercare sourcebook
Information and referral services for senior residences and care options. List includes service providers advertising with New Lifestyles

Disaster Preparedness for Individuals
Mental Health division of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention; Information concerning prevention, emergency preparations and response

Domestic Violence
National Domestic Violence Hotline

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

Identity Theft
Information regarding identity theft
Federal Citizen Information Center provides useful financial information and more
Federal government’s website dedicated to money management

Basic information on legal topics
South Carolina Bar Association

Mental Health
Provides information on a variety of topics including anger, stress, aging, depression, violence, bullying and ADHD
National Mental Health Information Center including disaster mental health programs
Information and support for depression and bipolar disorders.
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
US Department of Health & Human Services website

Student Financial Aid

College financial aid overview