CLC Happenings


The Charles Lea Center's Angel Tree is up! The Angel Tree sponsors men, women and children in the community who may not otherwise receive Christmas gifts. The Angel Tree is located in the lobby of the Charles Lea Center at 195 Burdette Street in Spartanburg. If you wish to sponsor an individual please stop by and select an ornament from the tree.
All presents are due back at the Center unwrapped by Dec. 9.

If you have any questions please contact Stacy Boob at (864) 472-7441 or

Welcome to the Charles Lea Center

The Charles Lea Center is a haven for more than 1,400 individuals - newborns to seniors - and their families, at two campuses and 60 group homes in Spartanburg County. As a vital community resource, it provides services that often cannot be found elsewhere in the Upstate. The Center employs approximately 500 individuals and this staff is is committed to providing the most compassionate services and developing opportunities that wlll lead to an improved quality of life for the folks in which they serve.

For more than 40 years, the Center has been the place to turn for innovative services and expert care for those with disabilities and chronic medical conditions in Spartanburg County. It has grown from an agency with 275 individuals and a budget of $500,000 in 1971 to a budget surpassing $24 million. The Center is the county's second-largest nonprofit (after Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System) and is a driving force in Spartanburg County's economy.

To learn more about what we're doing now, please take a few minutes and watch our video.