Awendaw Senior Center

General Information
Description of ProgramSouth Santee Senior & Community Center, Inc., provides services and activities to promote the well-being of older adults who live in eastern Charleston County, SC, through the Awendaw Nutrition Site in Awendaw. The Center offers daily on-site group meals; evidence-based health and wellness programs; yoga; exercise equipment; Bible study; arts & crafts; cards & board games; guest speakers; group outings; parties; and other social, educational, and recreational activities. Home-delivered meals and home living support (help with home chores) are offered for homebound senior adults through the agency's office in McClellanville.
Geographic AreaCharleston
TerritoryAgency serves eastern Charleston County, including the areas around Awendaw, Isle of Palms, McClellanville, Mt. Pleasant, and Sullivans Island.
Public TransportationAgency provides transportation to and from the three meal/activity sites for participants. Public transportation for a fee is offered by Tri-County Link Bus.
Intake ProcedureTo become involved in senior center activities, call or visit the closest center. To apply for home-delivered meals and/or home living support, contact the agency's main office in McClellanville.
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilitySeniors, age 60 or older, are eligible for services. Spouses and dependents with disabilities who are younger than 60 may qualify for some services.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesDonations
Wait ListCheck with agency.
Hours of OperationMain office is open 8:30am - 6:00pm, Monday through Thursday; 8:30am - 4:00pm Friday The Awendaw Center operates from 8:00am - 2:00pm, Monday through Friday and 3:00pm - 5:00pm by appointment.
Contact Information
Contact's NameAlfreda Hawkins/ Stacia McNeil
Contact's PositionSite Manager
Physical Site Address 26655 N. Highway 17
Physical Site City, State, ZipAwendaw, SC 29429
Main Phone(843) 928-4700
Emergency/After Hours Phone(843) 697-3644
Fax(843) 928-4708
Director Information
Director's NameMrs. Sheila Powell
Director's PositionExecutive Director
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
St. James South Santee Community Center
This Program: Awendaw Senior Center
Affiliated Services: Food - Group Meals
Health and Wellness Programs
Senior Center