Dorchester Human Development Board was established in 1979 by Dorchester County. The purpose of the agency was to assume the responsibility for programs that the county was operating that were of a “social service” nature. The name Dorchester Seniors, Inc. was approved at the September 22, 2004 Board of Directors meeting and the name Dorchester Seniors, Inc. received official state approval on November 29, 2004.
Core Values: Respect, Inclusion, Excellence, and Responsiveness.
Our Vision: A Dorchester County where adults 50+ are empowered to achieve their highest quality of life.
The Faith Sellers Senior Center
The Faith Sellers Senior Center, located in Summerville is 16,000 sq. ft. and opened in August 2002.
On October 20, 2005, the Dorchester County Senior Center was renamed the Faith Sellers Senior Center to honor Mrs. Sellers’ years of dedicated work on behalf of the senior citizens of Dorchester County and to make the dream of a senior center a reality. The center has a large 5000 sq. ft. multi-purpose room, as well as small multi-purpose rooms, a commercial kitchen, gym room, computer lab, library, and billiard room.
St. George Location
The David Sojourner Senior Center
The David Sojourner Senior Center, located in St. George is named for the former mayor of St. George in recognition of his dedicated service to the town.
It opened in February 2002 with the formal dedication occurring on May 31, 2002. The center is 5,000 sq. ft. and the building includes a computer lab, large and small multi-purpose rooms, and a small kitchen, gym room, and library.
We have compiled a list of agencies that specifically assist seniors in the community.
Please click on the image to view their website.