Health

Mary Black Health System

On January 28, 1925, Dr. Hugh Ratchford Black opened a 35-bed hospital on the corner of Oakland Avenue and East Main Street in honor of his wife, Mary Black. Six patients were admitted that day. After 78 years of service to this community, Mary Black Memorial Hospital, an acute care facility licensed for 209 beds, continues to build on a tradition of excellence in medical care. Today, our medical staff of approximately 350 physicians represents all major specialties.

Charles Lea Center

The mission of the Charles Lea Center is to be the organization dedicated to supporting people with disabilities and special needs where they live, work and play. Programs for individuals and family support are available, as well as supported employment and clinical services

Cancer Association of Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties

The Cancer Association of Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties is dedicated to providing quality of life services to area residents facing the challenges of cancer in our communities through screenings, education and direct services.

864-582-0771

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System

Spartanburg Regional Medical Center (SRMC) is part of the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, which also includes the Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care, BJ Workman Memorial Hospital in Woodruff, and a network of physician offices in South and North Carolina.

TOPS Club, Inc.

TOPS® is a non-profit international family of all ages, sizes,and shapes from all walks of life, dedicated to helping each other Take Off and Keep Off Pounds Sensibly.

  • TOPS No. 3 meets from 8am-10:15am Wednesdays at Woodland Heights Recreation Center. Cost is $2.50. Call 596-3700 for more information.
  • TOPS No. 4 meets from 6pm-7pm Thursdays at Woodland Heights Recreation Center. Cost is $3. Call 596-3700 for more information.
  • TOPS No. 183 meets from 7pm-8pm Tuesdays at Covenant United Methodist Church. Cost is $5. Call 595-1048 for more information.

Alzheimer’s Association – Upstate SC Chapter

The Alzheimer’s Association–South Carolina Chapter– is a non-profit charitable tax-exempt, voluntary health organization dedicated to family support, education, research, and advocacy. There are approximately 5.1 million persons affected by Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia in the United States. It is estimated that nearly 70,000 of those are in SC. The Spartanburg Area Office serves Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union counties

1-800-908-9690

Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care

Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care helps people who have suffered disabling medical problems return to independent life. But the return to independence involves much more than healing a medical problem.

Hope and Light Foundation

Hope and Light Foundation is dedicated to funding research to eliminate SMA, a deadly genetic disease and the leading genetic killer of babies and toddlers under the age of two. Hope and Light hopes educate families and communities about the existence of this disease.

Piedmont Care

Piedmont Care is a nonprofit organization serving the Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union communities by providing HIV/AIDS care, prevention, and advocacy.

Mary Black Foundation

Our mission is to improve the health and wellness of the people and communities of Spartanburg County. We define “health and wellness” broadly — as complete physical, mental, and social well-being — and devote the majority of our resources to efforts that address the underlying causes of poor health outcomes in Spartanburg County.

Piedmont Women’s Center

Free and confidential services available in Greenville, SC include, but are not limited to: free pregnancy tests with immediate results and confidential counseling; a safe and secure place to talk about your feelings and explore all your alternatives; limited ultrasounds through your first trimester; referrals for medical and legal aid and information; and information and counceling about sexually transmitted diseases.

SC Tobacco Quitline

Congratulations! You’ve decided to qut smoking! Call 1-800-QUITNOW to talk with a trained tobacco treatment specialist who can hep you in your efforts to quit! It’s FREE. Any S.C. resident can call. Hours are 8AM – midnight, 7 days a week. Services feature phone and internet counseling.

 

1-800-QUITNOW

Partners for Active Living

Partners for Active Living is a community-based initiative in Spartanburg, SC. Targeting an increase in physical activity and improved health of Spartanburg residents, Partners for Active Living advocates and pursues the creation of activity friendly environments (a community where walking and bicycling are a normal part of daily life) and promotes active lifestyles.

St. Luke’s Free Medical Clinic

The vision of St. Luke’s is to be a ministry promoting the physical, emotional and spiritual health of Spartanburg County residents who are without governmental assistance or private insurance or the financial resources to afford such care.

H.A.L.T.E.R.

H. A .L. T. E. R. is an affordable Therapeutic Horseback Riding program which has served handicapped residents of Spartanburg (and surrounding counties) and students at the South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind since 1987.

Hospice Care of South Carolina

Hospice Care of South Carolina needs volunteers! What a great way to become involved in the community! Help with patient care, small household chores, or childcare. Groups are also welcome to help with small home repairs, building ramps, yard work, etc. Volunteers are also needed in our Hospice offices, or to bake cookies or make “goodie” bags. Please call 1-800-932-2738 for more information. Visit our website at www.hospicecare.net.

1-800-932-2738

American Leprosy Missions

Founded in 1906, American Leprosy Missions (ALM) provides care to people around the world with leprosy and related disabilities. ALM is a non-denominational Christian ministry of hope and restoration in Greenville, SC for those suffering with this disease. The ministry supports more than 100 projects in approximately 20 countries.

American Red Cross – Piedmont Chapter

The Piedmont Chapter serves Spartanburg, Union, and Cherokee counties in the Upstate of South Carolina.

SparkPeople.com

Free online customized diet plans, tools, and resources.

Spartanburg Teen Pregnancy Prevention Council

…Because kids should have a life before giving someone else one.

B.J. Workman Memorial Hospital

The B. J. Workman facility in Woodruff, SC is part of the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System and offers outpatient services including 24-hour emergency, imaging and laboratory services.