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Helping Hands, Inc. Appoints Monica Jeffcoat as New CEO
Aiken, South Carolina, November 17, 2022. Helping Hands, Inc. announced during their A Chef’s Extravaganza event on November 10th, that Monica Jeffcoat has been appointed the new CEO of the agency. As the former Director of Residential Services at Helping Hands,...
Helping Hands, Inc. Achieves National Accreditation
Helping Hands, Inc has achieved national accreditation through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA). Helping Hands is an emergency home for children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, abandonment and/or neglect. Organizations pursue...
Helping Hands offers work opportunities for youths in Aiken County
The agency’s community programming division, Aiken Youth Empowerment is currently recruiting youth for the Level UP! job readiness program. Youth ages 14-21 can participate in work experience during their spring and summer break. Youth will be placed in job sites...
Back to School: A Brief Word from our Education Advocate
The time is here! The 2021-2022 school year has officially begun for Aiken County Public School District. Before the school year begins, I make sure all our youth are set and ready to be successful for the year. Here's a short glimpse at what we do to prepare. I...
Sex Ed for All & Teen Pregnancy Prevention
In observance of Sex Ed for All Month and Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, I want to first thank all instructors that were able to implement the curriculum in their classrooms. We are working to continue providing quality, evidenced-based reproductive health...
Child Abuse Prevention Awareness
April is recognized for many different causes. One, in which our agency support, is Child Abuse Prevention Awareness. Many people and organizations wear blue, or they may “plant” blue pinwheels to raise awareness. For the past 48 years, Helping Hands, Inc. has committed itself to caring for adolescent victims of abuse as well as providing services to prevent repetition of the cycle of abuse.
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...
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...
Our Pandemic Documentary
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Helping Hands is a temporary home for thousands of young people
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