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.

Parent Support

Since each child is different and none come with an instruction book, click here to learn about a variety of supports for parents.



Tailgate Trot 2019

Join us for the South's Best Tailgate Party!
Tailgate Trot
August 17, 2019 at 6 pm
at Indigo Hall!


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

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