About Us

Hope Center for Children was formed when two strong organizations, the Ellen Hines Smith Girls' Home and the Children Shelter of the Upstate, combined forces to provide a broader array of services to meet the needs of children and families in our community.


Your generosity helps to enhance the lives of the families and children we care for through our programming and services. Giving is easy! Simply click the donate button and enter any amount you would like to give.


Dedicated volunteers are a vital part of Hope Center for Children! Find out how you can get involved and make a difference in the lives of the children and families we serve.

Pinwheels for Prevention

Pinwheels are a national symbol for child abuse prevention, representing the happy and healthy lives that all children deserve. Please join Hope Center for Children in supporting National Child Abuse Prevention Month throughout April. Find out how you can get involved!

Building stable, healthy families and providing children a safe place from abuse and neglect.