About Us


Our Mission

“Provide a Safe Place for Youth in Crisis” with respect and dignity.

Our Vision

All youth deserve to be safe, stable and given a fighting chance to be successful.

Sea Haven History

Sea Haven was incorporated in 1980 and is registered with the South Carolina Secretary of State as a 501(c)3 non-profit agency. Sea Haven provides emergency stabilization and long-term services. Gateway services are provided for runaway/homeless youth and youth at risk of running away, by offering temporary emergency shelter, food, clothing, individual/family counseling, case management, referrals for appropriate services, independent/permanent housing, permanency planning/aftercare. Sea Haven is a member of the National Safe Place Network. NSPN provides training, consultation, funding, and advocacy support for members.

Board of Directors

Dean DeMattio – President

Juliet Casper – Vice President

Kristine Covelli – Treasurer

Jennifer Nicely
Marty Slapnik
Kristi Knight
Eric Lewis
Roger Roy
Carla Williams
Brad Elliott
Edward Robinson