Address:3429 Camp Care RdJohns Island, SC 29455Map & Directions
Services: Rural Mission is an ecumenical not-for-profit organization providing human services to low-income Sea Island families and migrant farm workers who have made the Sea Islands part of their journey following the harvests all over our nation.
*migrant day care center,
*school supplies during summer months,
*woodcutting program supplying firewood for the elderly and single parent households in winter months.
Hours: M-F 9:00am-5:00pm
Address:1684 Brownswood RoadJohns Island, SC 29455Map & Directions
Services: Outreach services for Johns, James, and Wadmalaw Island Residents ONLY offers:
*English as Second Language classes,
*GED prep classes,
*prescription expense assistance (non-narcotic),
*summer camp available in July grades 2-5,
*utility assistance - water, electricity, sewer, heating fuel,
*Financial assistance may be available every year (12 months),
*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.
Hours: M-F 9:00am-4:30pm Office, M-Th 10:00am-2:00pm Intake
Eligibility: Johns, James, and Wadmalaw Island Residents ONLY
Documents To Bring: Walk-ins 10:00am-2:00pm M-Th; no appointment necessary
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Address:301 E 5th N StSummerville, SC 29483Map & Directions
Services: Provides food for residents of Dorchester County and members of Seacoast Summerville Church.
Hours: 1st and 3rd Sat. 9:00am-12:00pm
Eligibility: Dorchester Co. residents and any Seacoast Church members.
Documents To Bring: Go in person. Need to complete application first time and bring picture ID.
Address:6060 Rivers AveNorth Charleston, SC 29406Map & Directions
Services: Program provides:
*pastoral marriage, premarital, family and singles counseling,
*can screen and provide a referrals for eligible individuals to ShelterNet for rental and utility assistance WHEN ShelterNet has funds available,
*can provide a voucher to Goodwill for clothing.
Hours: M-F 9:00am-4:30pm Office,
M-F 10:00am-3:00pm for Food Pantry
Eligibility: Anyone in need
Documents To Bring: Finanancial assistance will require ID and other paperwork - call office for details.
Address:3441 W Montague AveNorth Charleston, SC 29418Map & Directions
* Food bank every Wednesday from 6:00- 7:00pm, Sundays after worship service, around 12:30pm, and every 3rd Saturday from 9:00am-11:00am
* Warming Shelter - currently CLOSED - during the winter months for adults Opens at 7pm and dinner served 7-8pm. Breakfast provided at 7am and all guests must leave by 8am. Shelter does not have shower facilities and is not able to assist disabled persons, all guests must be able to care for themselves (Mattresses are on the floor, so guests must be mobile enough to get up and down on their own.)
Hours: Food bank:
*Wed 6:00- 7:00pm,
*Sun after worship service - around 12:30pm
*3rd Sat of each month from 9:00am-11:00am
Winter shelter currently closed.
Documents To Bring: Must show one form of ID
Address:2105 Cosgrove AveNorth Charleston, SC 29405Map & Directions
*home bound meal service for the disabled, elderly and low-income people within a 2 mile radius of the center,
*soup kitchen - lunch served MWF.
*Healing Hands Ministry-Providing advocacy and education to meet medical needs Also offer financial assistance to obtain prescriptions.
*pro bono legal services for civil cases only.
Hours: *Groceries & Clothing MWF 8:30am-11:30am for first time visitors and 8:30-10:00 for repeat visitors. It is recommended to get there early as possible.
*Lunch MWF 11:00am-12:30pm
*Wednesdays only 10:00am - 1:00pm Healing Hands Prescription assistance program
*Friday - 10am Pro Bono Legal Services for civil cases only -no criminal cases.
Eligibility: Anyone. Healing Hands Ministry requires a Social Security number and identification for all household members. No identification needed for lunch.
Documents To Bring: Walk-in for food, clothing and hot meal.
Walk-in for Healing Hands Ministry.
Address:5505 N Rhett AveNorth Charleston, SC 29406Map & Directions
Services: Must live in the 29406 or 29410 zip code
*clothes closet for men, women and children
*medical clinic (see Dream Center Clinic listing)
Hours: Clothes Closet TuTh 9:00am-11:00am. Donations can be dropped off M-Th 9:00am-3:00pm. Food Pantry TuTh 9:00am-11:00am. Medical Clinic TuTh 9am-11am and 6pm-8pm.
Dinner served Friday evenings at the Dream Shelter.
Eligibility: Clothes Closet and food pantry are available for residents of Hanahan and North Charleston east of Rivers, North of McMillan and South of Otranto.
North Charleston and Hanahan residents only with no medical insurance. Must bring id, proof of address and proof of income (if none let them know).
Address:4481 Leeds Pl WNorth Charleston, SC 29405Map & Directions
Services: Agency provides:
*prescription expense assistance
Hours: M-Th 9:00AM-4:00PM
Eligibility: Residents of Orangeburg, Calhoun and Bamberg Counties
Documents To Bring: Call or walk-in
Address:6209 Rivers AveNorth Charleston, SC 29406Map & Directions
Services: Mens shelter is closed temporarily
Provides assistance with:
*household items for fire victims,
*The Benefit Bank site call for appointment,
*utilities (past due or due in 5 days, does NOT help with deposits).
Call the first of the month for financial assistance information; financial assistance is first come, first serve on a monthly basis and appointments go quickly. Salvation Army has a limited number of appointments available for financial assistance each month. Must call for an appointment, no walk-ins for financial assistance accepted.
Must be able to show a documented significant decrease in one's income or some an emergency in the last 90 days is required (Examples: loss of job, decreased work hours, medical emergency with paid bill receipts, other recent paid bills such as car expenses, death, proof of a gap between lost job and unemployment, etc.)
Also, conducts programs for youth and adults that include after school program, summer day camp, summer camp, and church services.
Hours: M-F 9:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-3:00pm office.
Eligibility: Charleston County residents (see description information)
Documents To Bring: Call to schedule appointment with case worker for utilities and rent assistance.
May walk in for food and clothing assistance.
Social security cards for all members of household for all new clients
Address:1935 Reynolds AveNorth Charleston, SC 29405Map & Directions
Services: Program provides:
*clothes closet for emergencies such as fire, flood, or for the homeless,
MUST Live in 29405 Zip code.
Hours: M-Th 9:00am-12:00pm (GED); Tu & W 3pm-4pm (Food )
Eligibility: Income must not be above $1,100 per month
and live in the 29405 zip code
Documents To Bring: Call for appointment. Must complete application, have ID and proof of residence.