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South Santee Senior & Community Center
Last updated on December 1, 2014

South Santee Senior & Community Center is a multi-service organization whose purpose is to provide services and information to elderly residents and their families to enable elderly adults to maintain their independence, dignity and quality of life and to provide a structured and quality after school program.

South Santee Senior & Community Center provides daily services for senior clients and youth. We provide congregate and home delivered meals; transportation and Homecare/homebound support; health education, community gardening, yoga and social skill building regimen along with afterschool programming for students. Additional services include, Alzheimer's respite care, food pantry, emergency energy and food assistance, outsource referrals for home repairs. Services are provided to seniors and disabled clients throughout the areas of Awendaw, McClellanville and Mt. Pleasant. Hours of operation for the Awendaw Senior Center, 6655 Hwy 17 North, Awendaw,SC Monday -Friday 8:00am - 2:00pm; 3:00 - 5:00pm by appointments. (843) 928-4700

The main site South Santee Senior and Community Center (site for after school program) 710 S. Santee Road McClellanville, SC Monday - Thursday 9am - 6pm and Fridays 9am - 4pm.(emergency referrals will be reviewed for holidays and weekend services).
The South Santee facility serves as the full provider of congregate and home delivered meals and central location for referrals; school age students are offered an excellent after school program during the regular school session of Charleston County Public Schools and partners with Charleston County Parks and Recreation to provide the summer food service program and recreation for youths in McClellanville and Awendaw during the summer months.

South Santee Senior & Community Center has been the hub of essential services for the senior population residing primarily in McClellanville, Awendaw of East Cooper for over 35 years. Services have been extended to seniors residing in Mt. Pleasant. The center strives to provide services that will allow seniors to continue to live independently in their own homes. We take great pride in the services that are provided. The center has created a volunteer network that has gain National, State and local recognition and has received numerous awards and commendations for service delivery. Each senior is given an individualized service plan that caters to their personal needs.

Contact person: Sheila Powell, Executive Director, (phone), (email)

Main office number: (843) 546-2789
Office fax number: (843) 527-1097


 710 South Santee Road
McClellanville, SC 29458
(See a map)

Web Site: None specified


 From Charleston & 526 take hwy 17 North to Georgetown (from the Isle of Palms Connector drive time is approximately 40 minutes) travel Hwy 17 North through Awendaw. In McClellanville go through blinking yellow caution traffic light (approx 5 miles to go) Partriot Strawberry Farm on left. turn right on South Santee Rd. (will see brown directional sign for SC Coastal Reserve.) approx 2 miles you'll come to South Santee Community Center on right (old School Bldg)

General Volunteer Opportunity Information

General information about volunteer opportunities:
After school tutors, arts & crafts volunteers, senior activities assistants, homebound or home care volunteers. Office assistance, physical fitness volunteers, clerical, van driver and web designer.
On-site and network training available.
Minimum age to volunteer:
Volunteer requirements:
Last updated on December 1, 2014

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