Let's make Charleston the healthiest city in the Southeast!
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New Charleston County Facility Improves Accessibility to Health and Social Services

Teddie E. Pryor, Sr. Social Services Building3685 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, SC 29405 | (843) 953-4713Located at Rivers and McMillan Avenues across from the old Navy Hospital, the three-story, 175,000 square-foot facility features multiple county and state agencies that have been re-located to this centralized facility.

When You Eat

Roasted Chipotle Cauliflower Tacos

A nutritious meal to jumpstart your spring season!

Featured Event



Marion Square Holiday Market (December)

First three weekends in December, 9am-3pm. Marion Square, downtown Charleston. Holiday variant of the Charleston Farmers Market, with local produce, holiday gifts, arts and crafts, live entertainment and children’s activities.

John J. Tecklenburg, Mayor of Charleston, SC

A Message From our Mayor

Welcome to Lighten Up Charleston!

The health of each of our residents is essential to the quality of life of our city and region. As Augusten Burroughs once said, “When you have your health, you have everything. When you do not have your health, nothing else matters at all.”

I want to congratulate you on taking the first step toward a healthier lifestyle. Whether you’re on this website because you want to lose weight, find a group to exercise with or learn healthy recipes, you will find many community resources to help you reach your goal. Together, we can Lighten Up!

John J. Tecklenburg, Mayor