Bringing Joy Through Meaningful Relationships

Teaching Life Skills & Building Confidence In Those With Special Needs

Who We Help

We provide help to adults with a broad spectrum of intellectual, physical and developmental disabilities. 

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What We Do

We strive to enhance the lives of our members through socialization, literacy, activities and vocational training.

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Our History

Programs for Exceptional People (PEP), is a licensed 501 (c)(3) corporation, was organized in 1995 by six (6) local families.

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PEP Has Been Selected As A SC State Angel!

One Of PEP’s Programs

Doing More To Take Care of Each Other

No member, regardless of ability, is left without assistance. Each member is provided with continuous training throughout their day program.


The Heritage Classic Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting educational and charitable initiatives to enhance the quality of life and economic vitality throughout South Carolina, has  increased matching gifts to 15% on donations of $1,000 up to $10,000. Designate Programs For Exceptional People (PEP)  to receive your tax-deductible donation with a 15% match. Click Here and select “Register Now” to Help Make a Difference at PEP through this generous program!

Learn About Our Mission To Help

We provide a supportive environment where our members learn, work, grow, and engage with others. Our members participate in daily learning activities, receive on-the-job training with experienced vocational instructors and gain valuable social interactions.

Daily Activities

Staff and volunteers lead classes for our members that include cooking classes, exercise, reading, music, career prep, science, sign language, crafts and more.

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Employment Options

PEP’s programs include work opportunities within the local community for members to learn and develop vocational skills under the instruction of staff vocational instructors.

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Recreation Activities

PEP provides a supportive environment where individuals within our community (referred to as members) read, learn, exercise, work, and engage with peers.

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