Address:222 Pressley StGreenwood, SC 29646Map & Directions
Services: Agency provides
*Christmas assistance (Angel Tree program for children ages 0-11, apply 9:00am-4:00pm October 18-25, 2010),
*character-building activities for children,
*disaster relief (emergency lodging),
*medication (prescription expense assistance),
*mortgage payment assistance,
*rent payment assistance,
*thrift store, and
*utility bill payment assistance.
Hours: M-F 9:00am-4:00pm, CLOSED for lunch 12:00 noon-2:00pm, food pantry M-Th 2:00pm-4:00pm, clothing closet W 2:00am-3:30 noon. Christmas program: apply 9:00am-4:00pm October 3 weeks in.
Eligibility: Residents of Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, McCormick, and Saluda County
Documents To Bring: Call for appointment. For Angel Tree Program, children must be ages 0-11.
Address:222 East AveGreenwood, SC 29646Map & Directions
Services: Agency provides:
Hours: M-F 8:00am-4:00pm, M-F 10:00am-1:00pm Food bank
Eligibility: Residents of Greenwood county
Documents To Bring: Call or walk in
Address:112 906Anderson, SC 29624Map & Directions
Services: Anderson Salvation Army provides
*fans, electric blankets, and heaters,
*household items for fire survivors and natural disaster survivors (Red Cross referral, police/ fire report, and picture IDs REQUIRED),
*household items for domestic abuse survivors (police report and ID REQUIRED), and
*utility bill assistance (electric and gas bills with cut-off notice).
Hours: Call for appointment for all services other than food bank. Open M-F 8:00am-12:00 noon. Shelter check-in 4:00pm-10:00pm.
Eligibility: People in need. For house fire and natural disaster survivors needing household items, Red Cross referral is REQUIRED.
Documents To Bring: For financial help, bring disconnection notice, picture ID, SS card for everyone in the family, proof of income, and a list of all expenses. For shelter, bring picture ID and Social Security card. For household items, bring police/ fire report and picture ID.
Address:1300 E River StAnderson, SC 29624Map & Directions
Services: Agency offers counseling and referral services to:
*abused/neglected woman & children,
Agency also offers
*financial and economic stability counseling,
*and educational support (such as tutoring, mentoring, and fellowships) for the entire family.
Hours: Th 10:00am-2:00pm
Eligibility: Anyone displaying a need for services.
Documents To Bring: Call or walk in.
Address:313 S Towers St # 113Anderson, SC 29624Map & Directions
Services: Agency provides emergency food boxes.
Hours: MWThF 9:00 am-12:30pm, closed Tu and holidays
Eligibility: People in need. DSS vouchers and referrals from churches, doctors, or DSS are accepted but not required.
Documents To Bring: Walk in - must be within first 30 people (line up before 9:00am)
Address:1202 S Murray AveAnderson, SC 29624Map & Directions
Services: AIM provides
*Back to School: school supplies for
elementary and middle school students in all five Anderson school districts;
*Benefit Bank screening: SNAP Outreach, Income Taxes,FAFSA, Medicaid
*Emergency Assistance Program: Utilities, rent, deposit for housing, and
*firewood (Wood Ministry);
*Individual Development Accounts Program (matching money for buying a home, saving for college, or starting a small business);
*Ramp and home Repair Program: Coordinates minor home repairs or modification;
*Women and Children Succeeding (for mothers receiving government assistance): daycare, support services, life
skills, and training at a technical school.
Hours: M-Th 8:00am-4:00pm, F 8:00am-2:00pm.
Eligibility: Anderson County residents in need.
Documents To Bring: Call for an appointment starting Friday at 8:00am. Keep calling until you get an appointment.
Address:500 Academy StClinton, SC 29325Map & Directions
Services: United Ministries provides financial assistance on utilities and rent They also offer a full service food bank to Laurens County residents who live below Hwy. 101 They also offer a jobs in training program.
Hours: MW 9:00am-11:30am Financial assistance, TuTh 1:00pm-3:30pm Food Bank
Eligibility: Determined upon need, Laurens County residents who live below Hwy. 101.
Documents To Bring: Call
Address:3 Pecan ParkEdgefield, SC 29824Map & Directions
Services: Faith-based agency provides
*adult education (reading, writing, mathematics),
*after-school learning center (homework help),
*Brighter Future (career information, career guidance),
*Read to Thrive Program (parent-child reading), *Summer Enrichment Program (free, daytime activities, field trips, similar to day camp) and
Hours: M-F 9:30am-5:30pm
Eligibility: City of Edgefield families with children ages 4-12 years, senior citizens, or people with disabilities
Documents To Bring: Families with children must be referred by the School District.
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Address:300 Gray StEdgefield, SC 29824Map & Directions
Services: Agency provides
*emergency medical bill or expense payment,
*emergency housing costs (rent up to $150 if person able to pay the remainder, mortgage payment assistance),
*household goods, and
*utility bill payment assistance.
Hours: TuSa 9:00am-12:00 noon
Eligibility: Edgefield County residents
Documents To Bring: If light bill, gas, or rent assistance is needed, go to Town Hall and fill out an ECCHO application--attach bill to the application. Bring picture ID, proof of residence (bill), bill needing payment, eviction notice if requesting housing assistance, or utility cut off notice if requesting utility bill payment. Referrals are accepted but not required from County churches, DSS, GLEAMS, and the American Red Cross.
Address:1145 6 Mile RdMt Pleasant, SC 29466Map & Directions
Services: ECCO provides emergency assistance for food, clothing, household furnishings, and financial needs. As well as, ongoing services including medical, dental, prescription drug assistance, education and counseling.
* basic needs - food and clothing,
* medical and dental services,
* educational opportunities (GED and Getting Ahead classes for ages 22 or older),
* referrals to appropriate community agencies,
* consultation and mentor support,
* dental clinic,
* prescription assistance for Berkeley and Charleston county residents with no health insurance,
* limited transportation assistance to medical appointments,
* The Benefit Bank Site. A Benefit Bank counselor can help clients see if they are eligible and apply for SNAP (food stamps), TANF, Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance program, FAFSA, Voter Registration, and other benefits-Call for appointment.
Need proof of income, ID and social security cards for all members of household.
Hours: M-F 10:00am-4:00pm. Call dental clinic for hours.
Eligibility: *Call for other program service eligibility.
Documents To Bring: *Call for intake process.