Group Home Living & Education for Children with Autism & Other Developmental Delays

We believe children come first, and our team of behavioral specialists, certified teachers, and clinicians commit themselves to this belief each and every day.  Pine Grove Inc. is more than a treatment and education center, it’s a safe place along the journey where each child’s gifts are given an opportunity to flourish.  We offer residential care in a group home environment coupled with year round education and clinical services to serve the needs of each child that joins our family.  The results are a movement towards independence and success at home and in the community.

The Pine Grove Experience

We specialize in treating children with autism, developmental disabilities, and pervasive developmental disorders, and we are known for our family atmosphere, individualized programming, and our ability to positively impact the children and families we serve.Learn More

Parent & Provider Feedback

We understand that placing your child in the care of others is an incredibly difficult decision to make, and as a result, we believe it’s important to hear from people and places that have had direct experience with us.  Take a moment and read what family members and treatment providers have had to say.Learn More

The Admissions Process

We will work hard to help you access our services as quickly as possible, and if we are not the most appropriate fit, we will help you find the best possible resources for your child. Call today to learn more at (803) 438-3011 or (803) 917-1985. Learn More

More about Us

Our Company
Pine Grove is a group living facility and private school specializing in serving children and adolescents with autism, developmental disabilities and pervasive developmental disorders.
Our Philosophy
We believe children come first. Our purpose is to ensure the best quality care to meet the special needs, expectations, and rights of each child while providing a safe, nurturing environment. Through individualized programming and teamwork Pine Grove strives to achieve the extraordinary.
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Our History
Pine Grove School was founded in 1969 by Carl Herring, beginning operations at a time when conditions such as autism and pervasive developmental delays were not clearly understood as disorders. The facility has evolved into an effective provider of services for children suffering from these disabilities. The school began with three children who were unilaterally dismissed from a program specializing in emotional and behavioral disorders because they were deemed to be too difficult to serve in the existing system of care. Since that time Pine Grove has provided comprehensive, therapeutics, and education services to over 500 clients both nationally and internationally. The scope of the referrals underscored the recognized need for highly specialized programs across the country.
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What Others are Saying

I think Pine Grove is a wonderful place. I really feel like the staff care for these special children. It is hard enough to have to let our children go but it makes it a little easier when I know that my son is being well taken care of. I know that I would not want my son Cody anywhere else.
Alisa L., Parent
Pine Grove has taught my son to live. His life is so enriched by his days and experiences at Pine Grove. I can’t begin to put on paper – how do you give a child a life? Pine Grove has given my autistic son a life!!”
Margo Cook, Parent

Group Home Living & Education for Children with Autism & Other Developmental Delays