DHEC strives to prevent the contraction and spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), especially HIV/AIDS. They also aim to provide care and support resources for those infected with HIV.
The mission of the Planning Council is to develop a comprehensive, statewide HIV Prevention and Care Plan for a responsive, effective, and efficient continuum of services for persons living with HIV/AIDS and those at risk for HIV infection.
The mission of the Aiken County HELP LINE is to provide support programs that facilitate access to intervention, information, and/or services using enhanced means of telecommunication technologies as the primary vehicle for delivering that access.
The Cumbee Center to Assist Abused Persons is an organization devoted to helping abused women, their children, teens, and men break the cycle of violence. They offer safe, confidential services and shelter.