Address:1704 E Greenville StAnderson, SC 29621Map & Directions
Services: SHARE Anderson provides
*LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program): October 1-April 30, heating assistance for primary heating source of coal, electricity, fuel oil, kerosene, natural gas, propane gas, or wood; May 15-September 30, cooling assistance including air conditioners, electric bills, and fans for seniors,
*transitional housing for the homeless (Dorothy B. Mims Place),
*utility bill payment assistance,
*utility deposit assistance,
*Applications for Youth Leadership job training and placement program for Young Adults ages 18 (through Celmson Community Care)
Hours: M-F 8:30am-4:30pm
Eligibility: People with low income
Documents To Bring: Call or walk in. Bring all household SS numbers, bills, and proof of income for past 30 days.
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: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:8 Gillin DrSimpsonville, SC 29680Map & Directions
Services: Agency provides
*financial assistance to those in need with funds derived from contributions
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church has an office of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, offering service to anyone in need Not all services are available in all Society locations.
Hours: 1st and 3rd Tu 9:00am-10:30am
Documents To Bring: Call or walk in; bring copy of bill, 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.
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Address:15 Regency Hill DrGreenville, SC 29607Map & Directions
Services: Agency enables African-Americans and others in need to attain economic self-sufficiency through advocacy, collaboration, and targeted services focused on education, job training, and employment
**Career Development and Learning Center (CDLC): Job-training services in office management and computer technology skills; self-paced curriculum
**Career Link: Employment counseling, employability assessment and training, assistance with job search, job readiness workshops, resume writing, GED classes
**Gandy Allmon Manor I & II, Senior Housing Complexes: Two HUD Section 202 Housing Developments, providing 59 apartments to low-wealth seniors
**Housing and Supportive Services: HUD-approved counseling program for housing needs and goals Provides one-time per year rental or mortgage assistance for those in need
**Parent University: Comprehensive services that strengthen parental influence in the home, school, and community, including parenting classes, individual case management, community services projects, family oriented activities, and budgeting and healthy lifestyles workshops
**Pre-College Enrollment: Prepares middle and high school students for college enrollment as well as educates parents to participate and assist students to achieve educational goals Offers SAT, ACT, and college application fee-waiver cards; SAT workshops; financial aid and scholarship assistance; career and post-secondary education counseling; college tours; college fairs; college admissions applications; and related services
**Project Reconnect: Works with 25 Greenville County youth between the ages of 14-21 who are court involved or at-risk of court involvement Participants are presented with career options, supplemental education assistance, employment experience, life skills training, job Readiness, career connection, post-secondary education opportunities, and extra-curricular activities
**Right Step Juvenile Diversion: Fast-track juvenile diversion program designed to prevent youth that are in the early stages of criminal involvement from becoming further involved in the juvenile justice system Includes case management; community service projects; youth leadership development; and crime prevention, pro-social, and life skills workshops
**Robert L. Woodson, Jr., Summer Internship Program: Collaboration with office of Congressman Bob Inglis (4th Congressional District-SC), which provides two 4-week paid internships for college students in Washington, DC, as a congressional intern Students must be a college junior at the time of the internship
**State-Wide Diversity Career Fair: Free annual event in partnership with The Greenville News Designed to introduce qualified job seekers to prospective employers Targets the unemployed, the under-employed, and those seeking a career change
**The Benefit Bank (TBB) benefits screening
**Urban Achievers: After-school program providing a comprehensive curriculum to improve students
Hours: M-F 8:30am-5:00pm
Documents To Bring: Call or 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.