About Us

 

PURPOSE OF THE AGENCY:
The Barnwell County Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, doing business as the Axis I Center of Barnwell, was created by Act 1554, passed by South Carolina State Legislature in 1973, to provide alcohol and other drug services in Barnwell County. Axis I has since grown into a comprehensive program which provides services in the areas of education, prevention, intervention and treatment to citizens of Barnwell County, by trained, certified and/or licensed professionals.
Axis I is accredited by the Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission (CARF).  This nationally recognized accreditation reinforces that the Center has made a major commitment to enhance the quality of services provided in Barnwell County.
VISION OF THE AGENCY:
The Axis I Center of Barnwell will maintain full accreditation utilizing the holistic approach to best serve those affected by alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, and high risk behaviors.  The agency will continue to enhance wellness in every sector of the community utilizing the collaborative efforts of staff, multiple community partners, stakeholders, and local agencies.
MISSION OF THE AGENCY:
The mission of the Barnwell County Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (dba Axis I Center of Barnwell) is to provide awareness, education, prevention, intervention, treatment, and referral for persons served.  Through these services, the agency will assist persons served and other community members in removing the stigma and negative consequences associated with substance use disorders.

Axis I Center of Barnwell
1644 Jackson St. Barnwell, South Carolina 29812
P: 803.541.1245
F: 803.541.1247

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Hours of Operation:
Monday- Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Food Bank Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.