In addition to our partners, there are organizations across South Carolina that offer help to the military community. From finding a job, to counseling, to getting active, these great resources are here to help military personnel maintain thier emotional-wellbeing.
Career and Life Skills
The purpose of Battle Buddies for Life is to have our veterans and families build camaraderie among each other and to help build long lasting friendships that will follow them everywhere. It is our mission to help our veterans and their immediate families during their times of need/crisis, while focusing on life-enabling skills in order to prevent suicide.
Your service to our country requires dedication and commitment – qualities we value at Northwestern Mutual. With local offices throughout the United States, you have the ability to begin your career close to your hometown, near your military base or in a specific area of the country in which you choose to relocate after your military service is complete.
Palmetto Warrior Connections goal is to be your first stop as they help you determine where to go from here. From housing, education, employment, benefits, mental health and everything in between, they’ve got it covered.
The Veterans Alumni Council helps peers find funding to pursue advanced degrees and connect them to businesses looking for highly-skilled people. The VAC will also be a conduit for other assistance such as locating housing and other Veteran’s Administration benefits. VAC organizers want to create healthy conversations about PTSD and the veteran suicide epidemic.
Counseling and Community Support
Hidden Wounds is a non-profit organization whose mission is to help heroes battle the invisible war at home. Our mission is to provide peace of mind and comfort for military personnel suffering combat stress injuries such as PTSD, TBI and other psychological postwar challenges.
Upstate Warrior Solution is a nonprofit organization that connects warriors and their families to resources and opportunities, leads them through the process of self-empowerment, and inspires the community to embrace local warriors and their families as valued neighbors and friends.
Physical Health and Activity Based
The Big Red Barn Retreat is dedicated to providing non-clinical therapeutic services to active-duty and retired service members, veterans and their immediate family members who are suffering from military or combat related stress issues in a natural, relaxed setting.
Team RWB’s mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity.
Veterans on Deck is a non-profit maritime initiative for Veterans with PTSD, past experience of Military Sexual Trauma, or Serious Mental Illness. VOD uses the forum of sailing as a therapeutic milieu to foster experiences of empowerment, mastery, and successful social interaction. Veterans will work together as a team, under conditions that are often stressful, new and even sometimes frightening, to overcome fear and build relationships to make the boat go.
Palmetto State Base Camp seeks to provide transitional residential housing for homeless veterans along with a program designed to make the veterans self-sufficient. PSBCI, an organization made up entirely of volunteers, this group’s goal is to take a veteran from a homeless state where he is living on the street to a productive state where he is fully integrated back into society.
Student and Young Adult
In pursuit of the development of the whole person, Lenoir-Rhyne University seeks to liberate mind and spirit, clarify personal faith, foster physical wholeness, build a sense of community, and promote responsible leadership for service in the world.
The Student Veterans Association is a Student Organization to provide educational, professional, community service and social support to the University’s student veterans and the community. Active duty, guard and reserve, veterans, and supporters are all welcome to join.