Awendaw Regional Outreach Center

Our mission

Our Mission is to improve the health, educational attainment, and human welfare of at-risk youth, young adults, and families through literacy programming.

Our vision

To create resources of collaboration to establish Healthy Lives, Healthy Families, Healthy Communities, and A Better South Carolina through AROC and its volunteers, Partnerships to have the resources needed for a better life through Literacy.

Our team

Our strength lies in our individuality. Set up by Bettye Simmons-Weeks, and Mrs. Ellamae Washington, the team strives to bring in the best talent in various educational fields, and human services from literacy.

Bettye Simmons-Weeks

Founder / CEO

woman in black blazer with brown hair
woman in black blazer with brown hair
Antoinette Pinckney-Cobbs

Assistant Director

Ulanda Smalls-Scott

Student Services Administrator- Teacher

Carol Newsome

Administrative Assistant