Hispanic Community Organizations in South Carolina 

Hispanic Outreach
Acercamiento Hispano Office
7900 Nell Street
Columbia, SC 29223 or PO Box 25277 Columbia, SC 29224-5277
Contact: Jorge Leone, Executive Director
Email: jleone@schispanicoutreach.org
Phone: 803-419-5112

Acercamiento Hispano/Hispanic Outreach is the oldest Latino Community based organization in South Carolina.  Our mission is to preserve the dignity, promote the well being and improve the quality of life of the Hispanic Latino Community of South Carolina.

Hispanic Connections, Inc.
The Hispanic employer directory for South Carolina is now online at the site.
Contact: Gustavo Penaranda, Vice President
Email: Gustavo@hispanicconnections.com
Company Email: info@hispanicconnections.com
Phone: 803-765-0560

Hispanic Connections, Inc. is a professional organization dedicated to connecting businesses and organizations with the Hispanic community in South Carolina. Our mission is to help promote a healthy business environment in South Carolina by creating opportunities for growth and expansion and by bridging the cultural and language gap between Hispanics and non-Hispanics.  We publish the South Carolina Hispanic Business Directory and offer translation services, creative marketing advice, and Spanish courses for local enterprises.  Every year, we organize various business seminars and social events, in addition to the annual Cinco de Mayo Festival in Columbia.

Hispanic Leadership Council
PO Box 7013
Columbia, SC 29212
Contact: Gregory Torrales, President
Email: gregtorrales@yahoo.com
Phone: Company telephone is currently not available

The mission of the South Carolina Hispanic Leadership Council (SCHLC) is to enhance the quality of life and quantity of services delivered to the Hispanic Community in South Carolina through the sharing of useful information and timely exchange of ideas.  The vision of the South Carolina Hispanic Leadership Council is to assist Hispanics/Latinos in South Carolina to become a strong, viable contributor sector of the state, recognized by the state's decision makers, employers and the general public as valuable assets to the future success of South Carolina.

Telamon Corporation
1413 Calhoun St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Contact: Stephannie Burant-Brooks
Email: sburantbrooks@telamon.org
Office phone: 803-667-4218
Company phone: 803-256-7411

The Telemom Corporation provides literacy and early childhood education, job training, emergency services, temporary or permanent housing opportunities for farmworkers, children from low-income families and other groups with special needs.

 South Carolina Hispanic/Latino Health Coalition
PO Box 722
Columbia, SC 29202-0722
Email: info@schlhc.org
Phone: Company telephone is currently not available

South Carolina Hispanic/Latino Health Coalition is a non-profit organization of various professionals who seek to improve the health of Hispanics/Latinos in Columbia via healthcare services, outreach programs, and research.  The mission of the Coalition is to provide coordinated leadership to advocate for equal access to quality health care for Hispanics/Latinos residing in South Carolina. 

Catholic Charities of the Midlands
O’Connor Center for Social Justice at St. Peter’s Catholic Church
1529 Assembly Street
Columbia, SC 29202

Mailing Address:
PO Box 7245
Columbia, SC 29202-7245
Contact: MaryTrivisonno
Phone: 803-254-9776

        Catholic Charities of the Midlands works directly and in collaboration with parish communities and other social organizations to serve individuals and families in the midlands area of South Carolina who are in crisis situations.  We provide clothing, toiletries, financial assistance and case management to those in need.  Typically assistance is provided to those referred from another social agency, healthcare provider, or church.