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Mission Statement

Who said a good thing can't last? Since 1888, Origin SC has been proving that it can! We have remained one of the leading human service companies by adapting and responding to our community's needs. The residents and businesses of South Carolina have benefited from our professional help for more than 120 years. Origin SC has successfully withstood the test of time and socio-economic changes by providing quality service to individuals and families.

Origin SC exists to empower, at a cost comparable to industry standards, individuals and families to become or remain functionally independent.


Origin SC employs highly trained and licensed professionals who are committed to empowering individuals through counseling, advocacy and educational programs that enrich their lives and help them to become more independent.

Bankruptcy Counseling offers clients the opportunity to complete Pre- and Post-Filing Bankruptcy Counseling in a face-to-face session, by phone or online.

The Behavioral Health Services division offers counseling programs for victims of domestic violence, family violence intervention and anger management.

The Conservatorship Program provides financial management and protection of assets for individuals who need assistance to manage their estate and protect the estate from potential exploitation. Most individuals are appointed through the Probate Court Process, however, service is also provided for individuals who are referred by other interested and concerned entities.

Since 1971, Consumer Credit Counseling Services has been linked to Origin SC and successfully helped families and individuals find workable solutions to managing money, including creating and working with a budget and addressing credit and debt issues.

The Representative Payee Program manages the day-to-day financial obligations for individuals who are on a fixed income of Social Security or Social Security Disability Benefits. Using the client's personal funds, the program handles payments for rent, utilities, food, and clothing to allow the individual to remain as functionally independent as possible.

The Homeownership Resource Center promotes homeownership for low- and moderate-income families and individuals in the community. The program includes a First Time Homebuyer Workshop, Credit Improvement Classes, Reverse Mortgage Counseling and Mortgage Default and Foreclosure Counseling.

The Employee Assistance Program offers businesses and industry a wide range of employee services in addition to the traditional Behavioral Health Services. The Employee Assistance Program provides benefits to employees above and beyond those a business might be able to supply.





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