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Becoming a Charleston Local

New to the community? The best way to meet new friends is to join an organization, become a member of your neighborhood association, volunteer, start a new career, and/or or learn a new hobby.

 

COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS & ORGANIZATIONS

Ballroom Dance Club of Charleston www.ballroomdancecharleston.org

Charleston Area Ladies’ Tennis Association www.caltatennis.net

Carolina Lady Anglers (Fishing) www.carolinaladyanglers.org

Charleston Beach Volleyball & Social Club charlestonvolleyball.net

Charleston Chess Club www.charlestonchess.org

Charleston Community Sailing www.charlestoncommunitysailing.org

Charleston Horticultural Society chashortsoc.org

Charleston Metro Sports Council www.sportscouncil.org

Charleston Men’s Senior Baseball League www.charlestonmsbl.com

Charleston Men’s Adult Baseball League www.cmabl.com

Charleston Miracle League www.charlestonmiracleleague.org

Charleston Ocean Racing Association www.charlestonoceanracing.org

Charleston Outlaws Rugby Football Club www.charlestonrugby.com

Charleston Pro Tennis League, Inc www.cptltennis.com

Charleston Rugby Football Club www.charlestonrugby.com

Charleston Running Club www.charlestonrunningclub.com

Charleston Triathlon Club www.charlestontriathlonclub.com

Coastal Cyclists www.coastalcyclists.com

Executive Women's Golf Association www.ewga.org

I'On Village Walk & Pond Polo Assoc www.ionvillage.com

Lowcountry Paddlers Canoeing Kayak Club lowcountrypaddlers.net

Omar Shrine Temple www.omarshrine.com

Rotary Club of Charleston www.charleston-rotary.org

Rotary Club of Summerville summervillerotaryclub.org

SC Eastern Surfing Association ssc.surfesa.org

SC Marine Association www.scmarine.org

SC Racquetball Association www.scracquetball.org

SC Wildlife Federation www.scwf.org

 

COMMUNITY CENTERS

Berkeley County Family YMCA… 843-761-9622

Charleston Jewish Community Center...843-571-6565

Charleston Family YMCA...843-723-6473

Summerville Family YMCA...843-871-9622

Summerville YMCA Gymnastics...843-821-2727

YMCA, Charleston...843-571-9622

YMCA, Charleston...843-722-1644

Jewish Community Center…843-571-6565

Christian Family Y…843-723-6473

North Charleston Community Service Center…843-554-1176

 

VOLUNTEER OR BECOME A MEMBER

Charleston Habitat for Humanity www.charlestonhabitat.org

Dorchester Habitat for Humanity www.dorchesterhabitat.org

East Cooper Habitat for Humanity www.eastcooperhabitat.org

Historic Charleston Foundation www.historiccharleston.org

Hospice of Charleston www.hospiceofcharleston.org

Center for Women www.c4women.org

Lowcountry Food Bank www.lowcountryfoodbank.org

My Sister's House, Inc www.mysistershouse.org

South Carolina Arts Commission www.southcarolinaarts.com

South Carolina Aquarium www.scaquarium.org

South Carolina Historical Society www.southcarolinahistoricalsociety.org

SPCA www.charlestonanimalsociety.org

Additional Charities www.charity-charities.org

 

JOB SEARCHING

Statistics show more and more retirees decide to return to the workforce during their retirement years. The intellectual stimulation, money, and sense of purpose are all reasons why you might decide, too, to reenter the workplace.

 

www.charleston.net

www.charlestonjobmarket.com

 

But do remember that if you decide to work before or after you reach the FRA (full retirement age) make sure you check out the government’s social security website regarding if your income will reduce your social security benefits: www.ssa.gov

 

RELIGION

Charleston, known as the Holy City, has more than 350 churches, synagogues, temples, mosques in the tri-county. For an up-to-date list, please visit: www.sciway.net

 

SENIOR CENTERS

 

Charleston County

Charleston Area Senior Citizens, Inc.

259 Meeting Street Charleston, SC 29402

(843) 722-4127

www.charlestonareaseniors.org

 

Lowcountry Senior Center/Roper Saint Francis

865 Riverland Drive Charleston, SC 29412

(843) 762-9555

www.lowcountryseniorcenter.org

 

South Santee Community Center

710 S. Santee Road McClellanville, SC 29458

(843) 546-2789

www.scaccess.communityos.org

 

Berkeley County

Hanahan Senior Center

3100 Mabeline Road Hanahan, SC 29406

(843) 266-0958

 

Berkeley Seniors, Inc.

103 Gulledge Street Moncks Corner, SC 29461

(843) 761-0390

www.berkeleyseniors.org

 

Moncks Corner Senior Center

222 Heatley Street Moncks Corner, SC 29461

(843) 761-0390

 

South Berkeley Senior Center

103 Thurgood Road Goose Creek, SC 29445

(843) 572-2423

 

St. Stephen Senior Center

117 Bay Street St. Stephen, SC 29479

(843) 567-2674

 

Dorchester County

David Sojourner Senior Center

5361 E. Jim Bilton Blvd. St. George, SC 29477

(843) 563-3709

 

Dorchester Seniors: Faith Sellers Senior Center

312 North Laurel Street Summerville, SC 29483

(843) 871-5053

www.dorchesterseniors.com

 

Other Useful Contacts and Links:

Area Agency on Aging/Elderlink Inc: (843) 554-2275 www.tridentaaa.net

SC Office on Aging www.aging.sc.gov

SC Senior Citizen’s Handbook www.aging.sc.gov

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) www.aarp.org

National Senior Citizens Law Center www.nsclc.org

National Council on the Aging www.benefitscheckup.org

National Institute on Health www.nih.gov

Eldercare www.eldercare.gov

United States Government Resources for Seniors www.usa.gov

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Debra Whitfield
Realtor® - ABR, SRES, SRS
Charleston, South Carolina
Phone: 843-367-4845
Email: debra.whitfield@coldwellbanker.com

My Philosophy-
I am committed to supporting the 55 plus community in making key life decisions in the real estate market. I have a passion to help clients who are searching for life solutions to their next stage in life challenges.