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42.4. Additional Programs or Resources

Angel Flight
Phone: (877) 426-2643
Phone: (770) 452-7958
Angel Flight arranges free air transportation for people that have a medical need that can't be filled in their local area. Angel Flight serves primarily patients who are traveling from, to or through the states of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, and the Carolinas. Our organization believes that the cost of travel should never stand in the way of receiving medical care.

Babcock Center Foundation
Phone: (803) 799-1970
provide residential and vocational support to more than 1,100 individuals with mental retardation, autism, spinal cord and head injuries and related lifelong disabilities

Charles Lea Center
Phone: (864) 585-0322
mission is to be the organization dedicated to supporting people with disabilities and special needs where they live, work and play.

Easter Seals South Carolina
Phone: (800) 951-4090
Easter Seals provides services to children and adults with disabilities and other special needs, and support to their families. Easterseals South Carolina offers educational scholarships to deserving disabled students who desire to complete their college education and to become productive citizens.

Family Connection of South Carolina
Phone: (800) 578-8750
Family Connection is a support network for families who have children with special needs. Founded in 1990, we're here to help thousands of children in South Carolina reach their potential by providing parent-to-parent connections, linking families to community resources, and sponsoring a number of educational and support programs.

H. A .L. T. E. R. (Handicapped Athletes Learning To Enjoy Riding)
Phone: (864) 576-0316
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.

Palmetto Power Soccer Foundation
The goal of the Palmetto Power Soccer Foundation is to support physically disabled South Carolinians who wish to participate in the adaptive sport of power soccer; to create an opportunity for motorized wheelchair users to participate in organized athletic competition and enjoy the camaraderie of team sport; to foster the growth of adaptive sport within the state and maintain an active presence in the disability community.Team practices are held in Columbia on the first Saturday of each month. Practices start at 10:30 a.m. at the Harbison Rec Center.Anyone interested in the sport is encouraged to come to a practice and give it a try.

Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities
Phone: (866) 275-7273
Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc. (P&A) is authorized by state and federal law to protect the rights of people with disabilities in South Carolina. P&A promotes this mission by enabling individuals to advocate for themselves, by speaking on their behalf when they have been discriminated against or denied a service to which they are entitled, and by promoting policies and services which respect their choices.

Touch the Future
Phone:  (864) 367 0831
Touch the Future, Inc. is dedicated to providing affordable computers, durable medical equipment and assistive technology to individuals who are disabled, seniors, Veterans or from disadvantaged communities. We also support other nonprofit organizations, educational programs and others who serve our service populations.  Touch the Future's expertise and services are as affordable as they are vital to successful independence within the community.  We are your one stop shop for computer and AT needs.

VSA South Carolina
(803) 734-0445
VSA South Carolina is a nonprofit organization that provides children, youth, and adults with disabilities with quality arts experiences.

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