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: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:833 Main StNewberry, SC 29108Map & Directions
Services: Provides assistance with
*heating and cooling vouchers
*homeless assistance and family assessment
*job training/job placement.
*repairs to heating and cooling devices
*weatherizing services to the elderly, disabled and disadvantaged
Hours: M-F 8:30am-5:00pm
Eligibility: Residents of Newberry who are have low income level, individuals and families, must be 18+
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.
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 RdMount 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.
Address:742 Kitti Wake DrWest Columbia, SC 29170Map & Directions
Services: Agency helps the community meet their physical needs.
Hours: 3rd Saturday of every month 9:00AM - 11:00PM
Eligibility: People in need.
Documents To Bring: Driver's License or Social Security Card for everyone in the family.
Address:3154Cayce, SC 29033Map & Directions
Services: Agency collects, stores, and distributes food and related items to individuals and families in need Also provides benefits screening services which help individuals determine whether they are eligible for benefits through any of a wide variety of public and private federal, state and local programs at this site.
Hours: M-F 9:00am-3:00pm
Last Th of each month 5:30pm-7:00pm
Closed first business day of each month.
Eligibility: Anyone in need of food assistance.
Documents To Bring: Please bring your picture ID and Social Security Cards for yourself and other household members. We will ask you some basic questions regarding your household.
Address:3605 Richland Ave WAiken, SC 29801Map & Directions
Services: Agency provides
*Bible teaching and worship services (after meals),
*clothing for all ages TuTh,
*evening meals Tu-F,
*food boxes TuTh,
*mentoring children grades 5K-12th in math and reading,
*Jobs for Life job training,
*Kids Klub Sa (includes lunch for children),
*life skills training (cooking, sewing, parenting), and
*Sunday morning breakfast.
Hours: Food boxes & clothing TuTh 10:00am-1:00pm, Dinner TuWTh 6:00-6:30pm, Kids Klub Sa 10:00am-12:00 noon, Sunday breakfast 11:00am
Eligibility: Aiken County residents
Documents To Bring: Call or walk in.
Address:1234 St Andrews RdColumbia, SC 29210Map & Directions
Services: A community based out reach program that assist the working poor families of the community.
*college and career planning
*computer lab with internet
*group life courses
Hours: TuWTh 3:00pm-7:00pm
Eligibility: Residents of Richland and Lexington counties
Documents To Bring: Call for appointment. Will need proof of income, picture ID, and proof of Residence.