We’re Shaping Brighter Futures

New program aims to help teen moms in Aiken County

Although Aiken County’s teen birth rate has steadily declined over the last two decades, it still holds the 33rd highest teen birth rate in the state. With this in mind, in conjunction with Fact Forward, Helping Hands Inc. is starting a new program aimed at offering...

Notre Dame Club of Augusta Donates $500

Last month, the Notre Dame Club of Augusta/Aiken contributed $500 to our organization. The Notre Dame Club of Augusta is a group of alumni who wish to continue their connection to the university and to meet fellow Irish in the community. They are committed to...

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We’re looking for Direct Care Staff & Tutors! Learn more about these positions.

Brooke J.

I was taken into foster care for abuse. I can recall being sad, confused, and scared. I was extremely sad but also relieved. No one wants to experience abuse by the ones who are supposed to love and protect them no matter what. That can break so many trust barriers. I...

Ryan H.

I was taken into care on August 3, 2006 and deemed a ward of the state after being abandoned. On August 6, 2006 I was placed at Helping Hands. I remember feeling scared but the staff and residents helped. They were all strangers when I got there but everyone begin to...

Shekeriah A.

I was removed from my home due to neglect. I remember felling confused and angry. I was upset, mad at the world when I was brought into care. I cried every single night because I wanted to be with my family. I was also disrespectful towards the staff. The day I turned...

Khadijah S.

I was pretty much in Helping Hands for abuse, abandonment and neglect, but mainly for abuse and neglect. I felt sad and scared at first, but then I felt relief knowing I was safe from my mother and the staff truly cared about me. The first night I was there was when...

James C.

I was taken into custody in October 2006 due to abuse and neglect. I remember feeling sad and scared, because of not knowing what would or could happen from there. My perspective changed when I met some of the staff at Helping Hands and it changed my life from going...

SRNS employees volunteer for Project Vision Day of Caring 2020

On March 13th, 2020, as part of United Way's Project Vision Day of Caring, 26 volunteers from SRNS came to our campus to improve various areas, from landscaping to installing new carpet and repainting one of our fences. Volunteer hours for this event equated to...

Triple Crown Golf Classic to Raise $25,000 for Community Agencies

The Triple Crown Golf Classic returns for its 25th year to Woodside Plantation Country Club on Monday, March 30, 2020. This annual golf tournament benefits two Aiken organizations: Helping Hands, Inc. and Tri-Development Center of Aiken County.

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Average Days in Our Care

Helping Hands is a temporary home for thousands of young people


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Volunteers help spread love to the children here and show them that there are people in the world who care about them



Financial impact of volunteer hours

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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 503 Aiken, SC 29802
Phone: (803) 648-3456
Fax: (803) 641-4161