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:2252 Woodruff RdSimpsonville, SC 29681Map & Directions
Services: Agency provides
*financial assistance to those in need with funds derived from contributions,
St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church has a ministry of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, offering service to anyone in need Not all services are available in all Society locations.
Hours: M 9:30am-11:30am
Eligibility: Residents of Greenville County; help available only once every 6 months.
Documents To Bring: Appointment only by phone; bring copy of bill, household income and expenses, original picture ID, and Social Security cards for all persons in household.
Address:1102 Howard DriveSimpsonville, SC 29681Map & Directions
Services: Agency helps families who are experiencing a financial emergency Assists with the family's essential needs:
**referrals to health, education, and counseling services,
To apply for assistance, clients must bring:
*current bill and/or rental information (landlord name and telephone number),
*proof of income,
*Social Security card for themselves and each member of their immediate family.
Hours: MTuThF 9:00am-11:30am, W 1:00pm-3:30pm
Eligibility: Residents of Southern Greenville County (South of I-85) or Northern Laurens County (North of Hwy. 101).
Documents To Bring: Call; walk in for personal interview; clients must bring a picture ID, proof of income, Social Security card for themselves and each member of their immediate family, and the current bill and/or rental information (landlord name and telephone number).
Address:105 Anderson HwyClemson, SC 29631Map & Directions
Services: CCC provides
*food stamps application assistance,
*free mortgage assistance clinic,
*home repairs assistance,
*homeless emergency support,
*mortgage and rent payment assistance (bring eviction notice),
*school supplies (School Success),
*Secret Santa Christmas program for current clients [Saturday December 1, 2012 at 9:30am; call for location details], and
*utility bill payment assistance (heat, cooling, power, water; bring disconnect notice).
Hours: M-Th 9:00am-1:00pm, Walk-ins accepted M-Th 9:00am-10:00am
Eligibility: Clemson, Central, and Pendleton residents with emergency situation
Documents To Bring: Call for an appointment or arrive BEFORE 10:00am. Bring proof of residence, Social Security cards for all household members, proof of income for people ages 18+, and eviction or disconnect notice/ bill needing payment.
Address:303 Dacusville Hwy.Easley, SC 29640Map & Directions
Services: Program provides
*Boost or Ensure nutritional supplements for cancer patients,
*emergency financial assistance for clothes, rent, utilities--including deposits, heat, fuel, and life-sustaining medications,
*food pantry, and
This agency is part of the Good Samaritan Alliance (Good Sam Alliance).
Hours: MWF 9:00am-12:00 noon.
Eligibility: Pickens County residents with proven low-income or emergency situations EXCEPT Central and Clemson residents.
Documents To Bring: Head of household must arrive EARLY and walk in--only the first 30 people will be served. Bring ID, Social Security cards for all household members, and proof of household income for past month.
Address:301 Woodside AveGreenville, SC 29611Map & Directions
Services: Agency provides
Hours: MTuTh 10:00am-12:00pm
Eligibility: Based on need.
Documents To Bring: Walk-in
Address:606 Pendleton StGreenville, SC 29601Map & Directions
Services: Agency provides life changing opportunities and advocacy for people who lack education or employment skills, who are in financial crisis, who are homeless, and those who can help
***Emergency Assistance: Provides direct assistance generally on a first come, first served basis for:
*food on M-F mornings only,
*food stamp applications,
*life sustaining medications/prescriptions,
*The Benefit Bank (TBB) benefits screening,
***Employment Readiness: Removes barriers for individuals who are motivated to improve their employment situation
***Our Eyes Were Opened: Offers experiences, including Poverty Simulation workshops, which prepare individuals and groups to make wise and compassionate decisions for helping people in poverty; see Web site at www.oureyeswereopened.org
***Place of Hope: A day center for homeless people
***Travelers Aid: Limited assistance when funds allow.
Hours: M-Th 8:00am-5:00pm, F 8:00am-12:00pm; see Description and Intake/Application Process for detailed information.
Eligibility: Residents of Greenville County.
Documents To Bring: Call or walk in.
**Food and Prescriptions: M-F 8:00am-11:30am.
**Heat: M-F 8:00am-12:00pm in Winter months only; must have someone living in household who is age 60+ or age 2 (24 months) or younger.
**Rent and Utilities: M at 8:30am; First 25 Callers; NO WALK INs. Must bring photo ID, Social Security card, and copy of lease or bill.