Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community


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    Continuing Care Community

    As the Southeast's leading life care retirement community, Bishop Gadsden has more than 450 residents and 300 employees that shape its vibrant character. Located on James Island, within close proximity to historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina, Bishop Gadsden offers first-class lifestyle in an amazing city. Founded in 1850, Bishop Gadsden is a not-for-profit, faith based retirement community, affiliated with the Episcopal Church. We welcome everyone, regardless of religious affiliation.

    Hours of Operation

    Bishop Gadsden operates for our residents 24 hours a day, seven days a week

    Counties Served
    • Abbeville
    • Aiken
    • Allendale
    • Anderson
    • Bamberg
    • Barnwell
    • Beaufort
    • Berkeley
    • Calhoun
    • Charleston
    • Cherokee
    • Chester
    • Chesterfield
    • Clarendon
    • Colleton
    • Darlington
    • Dillon
    • Dorchester
    • Edgefield
    • Fairfield
    • Florence
    • Georgetown
    • Greenville
    • Greenwood
    • Hampton
    • Horry
    • Jasper
    • Kershaw
    • Lancaster
    • Laurens
    • Lee
    • Lexington
    • Marion
    • Marlboro
    • Mccormick
    • Newberry
    • Oconee
    • Orangeburg
    • Pickens
    • Richland
    • Saluda
    • Spartanburg
    • Sumter
    • Union
    • Williamsburg
    Insurance Accepted
    • Private Pay
    Intake Procedure

    An admission meeting is held with the potential resident (and family if appropriate), along with members of the administration, marketing, and clinical staff.

    Intake Requirements
    • Current Physical
    • Immunization Records
    • Proof of Income
    • Soc. Sec Card
    • TB Test
    Interpreter Line Available for Callers
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    Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community in Charleston, South Carolina has expanded its mission and ministry with the establishment of BG Connections. Enhancing your life at home is BG Connections highest priority. With our valuable new home care program we can do just that. BG Connections can help you address your health care needs by providing knowledgeable, reliable, private caregivers in your home.

    Hours of Operation

    As needed

    Counties Served
    • Charleston
    • Dorchester
    Insurance Accepted
    • LTC Insurance
    • Private Pay
    Intake Procedure

    Potential clients meet with the Director of Home Care - BG Connections, to determine how and if BG Connections can support the individual in their home environment.

    Interpreter Line Available for Callers
    Types of Fees
    • Standard Fee

Description of Organization

Bishop Gadsden is a thriving life care retirement community on over 100 acres of lush marshlands and majestic oaks on James Island, just 10 minutes from downtown Charleston. Nationally recognized for its architectural design and high quality programs and services, Bishop Gadsden offers residents the amenities, support, and freedom to live truly extraordinary lives.

Counties Served

  • Charleston

Languages Spoken on site

English, French, Spanish

Interpreter Line Available for Callers


Hours of operation

Open Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (for inquiries)



Emergency/After Hours


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