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.


Does your agency have a child that needs placement or a family in crisis? Find out more about our services.


Hope for the Holidays

YOU can help a child in our shelter or a family in need to have a merry Christmas this year. There are many ways to help! Click here to learn more.


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

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