2725 Banny Jones Ave W. Columbia, SC 29170 [email protected] 803-799-1970
About Us
Meet the Babcock Center
Meet the Babcock Center

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization offering a wide range of services to support individuals, caretakers and family members. The Babcock Center exists to make sure life with a disability does not mean life without every opportunity. We are a trusted resource, equal rights advocate and change-maker proudly serving the individuals, employers, and community of Columbia, S.C., and surrounding areas.

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.

Our Services

Vocational training and supported employment programs, adequate and affordable housing, safe and dependable transportation, access to public services and establishments, opportunities to give back to the community through volunteering

Our Philosophy

Fostering natural connections and partnerships to develop personal interests and strengths, providing solutions for acquiring employment and earning a fair income, supporting access to the types of experiences available to all community members


For all general inquiries, you can reach out to [email protected]