Chester Mission Station

144 Gadsden Street,

Chester, SC 29706

Contact: Kim Sconyers


Who We Are

The mission of Center of Hope is to demonstrate Christ’s love, grace, and hope by providing shelter, healing, and opportunities to homeless women and their children of Chester county first and surrounding counties as availability exists.

Our Services, Locations, and Hours


Monday 9 am to Noon at 144 Gadsden St.

  • Thrift Store Open


Tuesday and Thursday 10 am to 12:30 pm at 144 Gadsden St.

  •  Thrift Store Open

  •  Knitting and Crochet Classes

Monday and Wednesday 9 am to 12:30 pm at Education Building, 125 Hudson St

  • Free GED Assistance

  • Mentoring

  • Resume Writing/Job Applications

  • Bible Teaching

  • Adult Literacy

  • Job Skill Training

  • Referrals to Other Agencies

Saturday 10 am to 12 Noon at 144 Gadsden St.


  •  Thrift Store Open

Common Ground Cafe

127 Hudson St


The Christ Central Chester Center of Hope Women’s Shelter enjoys strong support from the community of Chester.  It offers women a safe, loving, and clean place to heal and grow as they work through a nine-month program offering recovery, education, and life skills leading to employment and self sufficiency.  You can see their website HERE.


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