Address:147 Friarsgate BlvdIrmo, SC 29063Map & Directions
Services: Agency offers limited emergency assistance to individuals and families in crisis. Agency accepts household goods donations.
*gas vouchers for work
* new prescriptions
*utility assistance (past due)
Hours: M-F 9:00am-11:00pm
Eligibility: Residents living in the following zip codes 29210, 29063, 29212 and 29002
Documents To Bring: Clients must have picture ID and social security card for each family member and proof of residency
Address:1800 Chapin RdChapin, SC 29036Map & Directions
Services: Provides interdenominational assistance to individuals and families in crisis.
Emergency Assistance with:
*utility assistance (water, gas, electric, propane)
*gas vouchers for verified medical appointments
Hours: MW 9:00am-12:00pm
Eligibility: Residents of zipcodes 29126, 29036, 29122 and 29177 only on Mondays and 29075 and 29127 only on Wednesdays. Individuals and families in need
Documents To Bring: Picture ID, current bills/receipts, income verification
Address:3220 Two Notch RdColumbia, SC 29204Map & Directions
Services: Agency offers emergency assistance to people in crisis
The Homeless Prevention (HPRP) Program offers prevention:
*rental assistance ( with and eviction notice and has to have income)
The HPRP Re- Housing:
*security & utility deposits
*moving cost assistance
Hours: M-F 8:00am-4:30pm
Eligibility: Eviction notice, income verification and social security card and household expenses
Documents To Bring: Application completed by staff person. HPRP referrals should be written by agency making referral (letterhead if possible)
Address:3024 Farrow RdColumbia, SC 29203Map & Directions
*rent/mortgage assistance (EVICTIONS ONLY IF THEY HAVE FUNDS)
*rent and utilities deposit if meets criteria
*housing search and placement
* SOUP KITCHEN (Lutherns Church)
*travelers Assistance Program
CHRISTMAS ASSISTANCE INFORMATION
IMPORTANT: NO CHILDREN WILL BE ALLOWED IN FAIRGROUND BUILDINGS DURING REGISTRATION OR DISTRIBUTION WEEK Do not bring your children to the Fairgrounds and leave them in your car Please make arrangements for someone to care for your children elsewhere while you are applying for Christmas Assistance.
Door will open at 9:00am
Door will close at 3:00pm except Thursday when door closes at 6:30pm
All people seated inside will be served after door closes Chairs will be set up and everyone will come in orderly fashion and sit down Please understand that if you don
Hours: M-F 8:30am-4:30pm
Eligibility: Residents Lexington, Newberry, Richland, Fairfield and Kershaw Counties
Documents To Bring: Call for appointments
Address:919 Holland AveCayce, SC 29033Map & Directions
Services: Provides emergency assistance to individuals and families in crisis. Program focus is on the provision of food, clothing, rent, medicine, and utility and medication assistance.
Hours: M-F 9:00am-12:00pm
Eligibility: Residents of Cayce, West Columbia, and Springdale
Documents To Bring: Clients who are under the age of 65 and have received previous assistance from God's Helping Hand are required to furnish a picture ID and referral from DSS of Lexington County
Address:650 Knox Abbott Dr # BCayce, SC 29033Map & Directions
Services: Human service and advocacy organizations established under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 that provide emergency assistance to people in crisis; address the causes of poverty through programs that fight unemployment, inadequate housing, poor nutrition and lack of educational opportunity;
*homelessness prevention programs.
*weatherization and energy assistance programs,
Hours: M-F 8:30am-5:00pm
Eligibility: Residents of Lexington County with low income.
Documents To Bring: Call
Address:101 N Congress StWinnsboro, SC 29180Map & Directions
Services: Agency offers
*job finding assistance
*rent payment assistance
Hours: M-F 9:00am-5:00pm
Eligibility: long-term welfare recipients, non-custodial parents and some individuals meeting low income guidelines.
Documents To Bring: Walk-in or by appointment; bring proof of income, picture ID, SS card, proof of residence
Address:205 S Congress StWinnsboro, SC 29180Map & Directions
Services: Agency offers temporary shelter, meals, and referrals to individuals and families. Also offers space for food bank and domestic violence programs, teen programs, rape crisis intervention program, financial assistance for low income, including rent and all utilities.
*utility bill payment assistance
*emergency food box
*USDA food program
Volunteers will perform maintenance, clerical duties, answer phones, and do intakes.
Hours: M-F 8:00am-4:00pm; Shelter is available 24/7
Eligibility: Residents of Fairfield County
Documents To Bring: Applications, walk ins, referrals
*Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
*minor home repairs for LIHEAP
*Workforce Investment Act (WIA) welfare to work program
Eligibility: Fairfield County residents
Documents To Bring: Call for Appointment
Address:2107 Wilson RdNewberry, SC 29108Map & Directions
Services: Provides interdenominational assistance to individuals and families in crisis. (For Newbery County Residents)
Financial Assistance- Limited rent, utilities, medical and other emergency aid assistance.
Referral- Identifies and refers individuals to appropriate community resources.
Eligibility: 18 years or older and families
Documents To Bring: Picture ID Social Security, receipts/bills income verification, written statements from land-lords or vendors, DSS referral.