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Hannah House

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1726 Sumter Street,
Columbia, SC 29201


Our Mission:


To help women and children in life transition,

providing them with hope to live purpose-driven,

empowering lives.

Our Vision:

To be a leader in restoring women and families to


Guiding Principles:

  • Our facility encompasses a community.

  • We are help-mates to our residents and community-at-large.

  • We seek to be an example that women and children see daily, which allows them to live a purpose-driven, empowering life.

Hannah House provides transitional shelter and basic necessities to women, with or without children, who are seeking independence and self-sufficiency. The focus is on rebuilding families, job placement, child care, and affordable housing.

Founded in 1999, Hannah House is Christ Central Ministries’ first women’s and children’s shelter in the Midlands. Located in what was once The Davis Hotel, built in the 1940’s, facilities include laundry, commercial kitchen, dining room, living room, play room, one and two-bedroom apartments, private baths, a dormitory, and a clothing boutique.  


Amenities include a laundry room, commercial kitchen, dining room, in-house food pantry, living room, playroom, one, two, and three-bedroom apartments- with private baths, a reading library, and a clothing boutique.  

We offer assistance with applying for healthcare, free GED classes, finding employment, Budgeting classes, Life skills classes, Bible study classes, resources for financial issues, optical assistance, mental health, and physical health assistance, and help with applying for WIC, SNAP benefits, and more.

Five Focus Areas:

  1. PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT: spiritual enrichment, counseling, life skills classes, goal setting, case management

  2. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: job prep classes, soft skills classes, interview skills

  3. EDUCATION: GED classes, tutoring for adults & children, scholarships for Quick Jobs at Midland’s Tech

  4. HEALTH & WELLNESS: nutrition classes, developing better eating habits, disease/illness prevention & healing

  5. PERSONAL FINANCE: Financial Peace classes, budget training, assistance with debt reduction


Applications are available and accepted at the Hope Plaza Resource & Solution Center, 2018A Main Street, downtown Columbia. Call for an appointment:  803-771-4357 or 803-828-9125. Leave a message if nobody answers, and your call will be returned within 24hours.

Volunteer and Contribution Opportunities:

Opportunities abound for you to help with your time, monetary contributions and gifts such as personal products, furniture, linens, and toy. Please email, call, or write us!

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