Every Busy Woman was designed to help newcomers find information they need through trusted, word-of-mouth resources. If you need assistance finding information, please feel free to email us at Betty@EveryBusyWoman.com. For an excellent overview of living, working and getting to know your area, visit CharlestonChamber.net/living-in-charleston.


Want to know more about where to live?
These resources will help!

Charleston-sc.gov – Select Neighborhood Information under Quick Find Resources for a list of Neighborhood Associations

CharlestonRealEstateGuide.com – Hundreds of Neighborhood descriptions

NorthCharleston.org – Select Neighborhoods under Community Information


The area is served by three main healthcare providers Medical University of SC – muschealth.com, Roper/St Francis Healthcare – ropersaintfrancis.com and Trident Health Systems – tridenthealthsystem.com as well as the East Cooper Medical Center – eastcoopermedctr.com.

Primary and secondary school system contact information:

• Berkeley County Schools: berkeley.k12.sc.us

• Charleston County Schools: ccsdschools.com

• Dorchester County Schools: dorchester2.k12.sc.us, dorchester4.k12.sc.us

• Private and Parochial Schools: SC Independent School Association, scisa.org.


You will find that women are serious about professionally networking in Charleston, and the opportunities to meet others and grow your business, find a job or further your career are extraordinary. Charleston is home for SC’s largest women’s organization, The Center for Women, whose affiliate the SC Women’s Business Center is dedicated to helping women achieve their professional goals.


From museums to comedy improv, Charleston boasts a remarkable cultural and arts scene. There are also many festivals like the international arts extravaganza Spoleto Festival USA that bring in performers from across the globe. To keep up to date on all there is to do, visit charlestonarts.org and northcharleston.org, selecting Cultural Arts under Department & Services. 

The region’s bounty of fresh seafood and locally grown produce coupled with world-class chefs have made the Lowcountry a dining destination.

The waterways, green spaces and public parks offer opportunities to explore nature and live a “free range” life without leaving the city. Visit Charleston County Parks and Recreation – ccprc.com.

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