Our Mission

Staying Connected is committed to assist Sun City Hilton Head residents to remain engaged in our active adult community by providing a helping hand and access to information, support and services which allow them to address life’s challenges.

Staying Connected is a not for profit volunteer organization

that provides information and services to residents of

Sun City Hilton Head in Bluffton, SC.  

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For ALL Sun City residents

  • Assistance, information and resources regarding service providers, agencies, and other sources of support to address life’s challenges.


For Staying Connected Members

  • Transportation to and from medical appointments and for grocery shopping (currently limited to medical only).

  • Home visits for those who would benefit from companionship from time to time.

  • Caregiver Relief visits so a family member who is a caregiver can get some time away for themselves.

  • Basic home maintenance assistance  (a limited list of tasks).

  • Reassuring phone calls to check on the well-being of concerned members.



Watch and listen to the heartfelt testimonials from some of our members and volunteers.  Our continued success depends on

our volunteers.

Support Services

Operational Statistics

Transportation for medically related needs and grocery shopping.

            010/2021 - 106 Trips                                    2021 - 1,223 Trips

Home Visits for companionship and caregiver relief.

            10/2021 - 39 Visits                                     2021 - 205 Visits

Basic Home Maintenance

            10/2021 - 38 Visits                                     2021 - 228 Visits

Reassuring Calls

             10/2021 - 505 Calls                                  2021 - 5,349 Calls

Miles Driven by Volunteers                              2020 - 30,958 miles

Volunteer Hours Posted                                    2020 - 10,008 hours






What better way to celebrate our amazing volunteers than a party! We held our first ever OKTOBERFEST GALA on October 28th with all the trimmings for just that purpose. An authentic German dinner by Bluffton’s own Southern Barrel Brewing Co. was enjoyed by over 100 guests. Desserts consisted of delicious Black Forest Cheesecake and Apple Fritters with caramel topping. And what would Oktoberfest be without pretzels and beer? We were treated to the most humongous soft pretzels ever seen and an assortment of unique specialty beers brewed exclusively by Southern Barrel Brewing Co. A presentation of what it takes to get Mary Member signed up and Vinny Volunteer together was an eyeopener for everyone. Prepared by Peggy Pope, our Staying Connected Scheduler, the presentation outlined all the steps necessary to take on a new member and begin services with our volunteers. It definitely takes a village! We are sincerely grateful to our sponsors who make events like this possible. ENCOMPASS HEALTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF BLUFFTON https://encompasshealth.com/

ACCORD CARE https://www.accordcare.com/

KEITH FUNERAL SERVICES https://www.keithfuneral.com/

FOX REHABILITATION https://www.foxrehab.org/

HOME HELPERS OF THE LOWCOUNTRY https://www.homehelpershomecare.com/lowcountry/


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Information & Assistance


Contact (843) 705-2259 or visit our 

RESOURCE HUB located in the Yemassee Crafts Center to receive assistance from a trained volunteer.

Monday - Friday,  9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 




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COVID-19 Response  

Our Resource Hub, located at the Yemassee Craft Center is staffed
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to answer questions and process member requests for medical transportation and home maintenance services. The Resource Hub is open.  Residents/Visitors will be limited to one at a time (space does not allow for more). Visitors to the Resource Hub should wear face masks. Recommend that surfaces be disinfected at every shift.

COVID-19 Precautions

Staying Connected, Inc. is an independent, not for profit, charitable 501(c)(3) corporation and has no affiliation with the SCHH Community Association, or the Pulte Group.