The Babcock Center exists to make sure life with a disability does not mean life without every opportunity. We are a trusted resource and change-maker proudly serving the individuals, employers and community of Columbia, SC, and surrounding areas.
The Babcock Center mission is to empower people with lifelong disabilities to enjoy life by promoting abilities and respecting choice.
We offer nearly 68 residential programs throughout Richland County. Support options range from independent supported living to intensive 24-hour care.Learn More
Whether you need an individual for a full-time position, or a group for a specific project, we can help. We offer cost-effective, flexible models for supported employment.Learn More
Our volunteer opportunities are available in a number of areas including residential homes and work training center.Learn More
Since 1970, the Babcock Center has pioneered an inclusive and barrier-free community for people with lifelong disabilities. To date, over 5,000 individuals have directly benefited from employment opportunities, independent living and life skills, and enriched community connections. The Babcock Center is the largest provider of community services in South Carolina, operating seven vocational training centers in Richland and Lexington Counties and delivering support to over 65 residences