In the solitude and beauty of the low county of South Carolina, God
has provided a place of help for women prone to weakness for alcohol and/or drugs. Situated between Holly Hill and Santee, South Carolina, Grace Home is secluded on property located close to the Santee Cooper lakes.
Grace Home has been in existence since 1953 as an extension of Hebron Colony, one of the oldest such facilities around, and also one of the most successful. You may read more of the history by following the History link. The program was designed for women and has successfully ministered the Gospel of Jesus Christ ever since. In 1999 a decision was made by the Board of Directors to sell the property of Grace Home near Hebron and relocate it on properties near Santee, SC, donated by the Avinger family. Grace Home is not interested in giving people more religion; instead, we teach women how to apply God's Word in their every day lives.
Grace Home can house up to 16 women at a time in its new dormitory. There are staff members and extended students who stay on the premises. In order to come and stay at Grace Home a woman must have a willing spirit and an honest desire to learn to live a Christian life. The love and spirit of sisterhood that students experience here forges life-long friendships for many graduates. A ten-week stay at Grace Home can be the most rejuvenating and rewarding experience a woman can experience. Through Chapel services, one-on-one counseling with our pastors and staff, and thought-provoking Bible studies, women can leave with a deep understanding of Christ's plan of salvation as well as scriptural life-application that can help them to be victorious in Christ.
Grace Home is a ministry governed by a Board of Directors that also operates on faith. Students may come to Grace Home free of charge for a period of ten weeks. How can we house so many people at a time, feed them and care for them, and not charge them? We have faith that Jesus Christ is the answer to overcoming chemical dependency, and we have no less faith that He will see that our bills are paid and that we will be able to continue to teach students at no charge. If you would like to help our ministry, please see our Financial section and our Current Needs list.