South Carolina Caregiver Support Groups & Resources

  1. Family Caregiver Support | South Carolina Department on Aging: This program works with 10 regional Area Agencies on Aging to administer the Family Caregiver Support Program. They provide information and assistance to family caregivers, respite care, and supplemental services to help caregivers better care for their loved ones. Website: 
  2. South Carolina Chapter – Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: This organization offers monthly support groups to help caregivers cope with challenges, learn tips from others, and better understand the disease process of Alzheimer’s and dementia. These groups are free and confidential. Website: 
  3. Find Local Caregiver Resources Serving South Carolina: This website provides a comprehensive list of caregiver resources in South Carolina. Services include Meals on Wheels, group dining, home care, senior care pantry, and AmeriCorps Senior volunteer programs. Website: 
  4. Support Groups – NAMI South Carolina: The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) South Carolina offers support groups for caregivers of individuals with mental illness. They also offer educational programs and advocacy work to improve the lives of those affected by mental illness. Website:
  5. Support for Caregivers – SC Cancer Alliance: The South Carolina Cancer Alliance offers education, peer support, and resources to family caregivers of cancer patients free of charge. They also provide tips for dealing with being a caregiver and asking for help. Website: 
  6. Senior Resources, Inc.: Offers a variety of services for seniors and caregivers, including counseling, caregiver support groups, respite care, and transportation. Website: 
  7. AARP South Carolina: Offers a range of resources for caregivers, including support groups, workshops, and information on caregiving laws and policies. Website:
  8. South Carolina Respite Coalition: Offers respite care services for caregivers, including access to trained respite care providers and assistance with respite care funding. Website: Home – Respite (
  9. Lutheran Hospice: Offers support groups for caregivers of terminally ill patients, as well as bereavement support groups for those who have lost a loved one. Website: 
  10. The Shepherd’s Center of Spartanburg: Offers caregiver support groups, respite care services, and educational programs for caregivers. Website: The Shepherd’s Center of Spartanburg – Shepherd’s Center of America (
  11. The Caregiver’s Connection: Offers support groups for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Website:

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