Healthy Children. Knowledgeable Families. Strong Communities.

PASOs helps the Latino community and service providers work together for strong and healthy families. We do this through education, support and grassroots leadership development.

PASOs 10th

  • PASOs’ Executive Director, visits WIS

    PASOs’ Executive Director, visits WIS

    On Thursday, May 22, 2015, Julie Smithwick, PASOs’ Executive Director, was on WIS in Columbia discussing the 287g program in Lexington County. If you want to read or watch this story and learn more about what PASOs had to say about it, here’s the link.

  • Central Carolina Community Foundation

    Central Carolina Community Foundation

    On May 5, 2015, Central Carolina Community Foundation hosted the second annual Midlands Gives 24-hour online giving day. We are thrilled to announce that PASOs raised $7,650 in donations on this one day! Thank you so much for helping us reach our goal! For more information on Midlands Gives, visit

  • 10th Anniversary Photo Contest

    10th Anniversary Photo Contest

    Join PASOs 10 year celebration by participating in our photo contest! Capture moments of healthy children, knowledgeable families, and stronger communities! Show PASO’s impact on any aspect of your life!

  • High Lead Levels Detected in Chapulines

    High Lead Levels Detected in Chapulines

    The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is alerting the community of possible high lead levels linked to Chapulines-fried grasshoppers, a common snack food in Oaxaca, Mexico.

  • PASOs in DHHS Medicaid bulletin

    PASOs in DHHS Medicaid bulletin

    PASOs was featured in a recent SC DHHS Medicaid bulletin, encouraging Medicaid members to reach out for help. We’re proud to partner with DHHS to ensure that Latinos across South Carolina have access to the health services they need most. SCDHHS Winter Member Newsletter 2015

  • Healthy Relationships

    Healthy Relationships

    La Nación Hispana featured an article on healthy relationships that was written by a PASOs Promotora from Greenville. Please click to read the article (in Spanish) and learn more about the signs of a healthy relationship.

Pasos and community health

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Meet Norma

Norma's Story


  • May 28, 2015 – Training for Promotores - Entrenamiento para los Promotores
    10:00 am, Beaufort
  • May 28, 2015 – Meeting - Reunión
    5:30 pm, Beaufort
  • May 29, 2015 – Outreach
    10:55 am, Central Office
  • May 29, 2015 – Workshop Breastfeeding and Family Planing.
    3:00 pm, Richland/Lexington
  • May 29, 2015 – Health Fair in Saluda/ Feria de Salud en Saluda
    3:30 pm, Saluda

PASOs is grateful for the incredible support of our program partners: