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Upper Savannah Care Consortium

Address:
108 Venture Ct
Greenwood, SC 29649

Map & Directions

(1 Mile Away)

Telephone:
(864) 229-9029

Website:
http://www.usccgleams.org

Services:
For people living with AIDS/ HIV.
Agency provides:
*case management,
*community awareness,
*dental care,
*food coupons,
*gas vouchers,
*medical care,
*mental health counseling,
*patient forums,
*prescription assistance,
*referrals to HIV specialty care,
*rent,
*support groups for men and women who are clients of the agency (please call if you are not a client but would like to attend),
*utility assistance, and
*FATE (an HIV & other STD Prevention Collaboration covering the GLEAMNS counties).

Hours:
M-F 8:00am-4:00pm

Eligibility:
Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, and Saluda County residents living with HIV/ AIDS. Prevention and awareness/ education services are available to the community.

Documents To Bring:
Call, Referrals are accepted from DHEC Family Physicians.


Salvation Army Corps Comm Center

Address:
222 Pressley St
Greenwood, SC 29646

Map & Directions

(1 Mile Away)

Telephone:
(864) 229-3407

Website:
http://www.salvationarmygreenwood.org

Services:
Agency provides
*Christmas assistance (Angel Tree program for children ages 0-11, apply 9:00am-4:00pm October 18-25, 2010),
*character-building activities for children,
*church services,
*clothing,
*disaster relief (emergency lodging),
*food pantry,
*furniture,
*homeless shelter,
*medication (prescription expense assistance),
*mortgage payment assistance,
*rent payment assistance,
*thrift store, and
*utility bill payment assistance.

Hours:
M-F 9:00am-4:00pm, CLOSED for lunch 12:00 noon-2:00pm, food pantry M-Th 2:00pm-4:00pm, clothing closet W 2:00am-3:30 noon. Christmas program: apply 9:00am-4:00pm October 3 weeks in.

Eligibility:
Residents of Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, McCormick, and Saluda County

Documents To Bring:
Call for appointment. For Angel Tree Program, children must be ages 0-11.


Gleamns Human Resources Commission

Address:
237 N Hospital St
Greenwood, SC 29646

Map & Directions

(1 Mile Away)

Telephone:
(864) 223-8434

Website:
http://www.gleamnshrc.org

Services:
Agency provides
*Community Service Block Grant (CSBG),
*Early Head Start,
*food assistance,
*Head Start,
*heating and cooling vouchers,
*homeless assistance and family assessment,
*job training/job placement through WIA (Workforce Investment Act),
*nutrition counseling,
*prescription assistance,
*rent assistance,
*repairs to heating and cooling devices,
*utilities assistance, and
*weatherizing services to the elderly, disabled, and disadvantaged (weatherization).

Hours:
M-F 8:30am-5:00pm

Eligibility:
Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Newberry, Saluda, Richland and Lexington County residents

Documents To Bring:
Call/Apply Online/Walk In


United Ministries of Clinton

Address:
500 Academy St
Clinton, SC 29325

Map & Directions

(26 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(864) 938-9070

Services:
United Ministries provides financial assistance on utilities and rent They also offer a full service food bank to Laurens County residents who live below Hwy. 101 They also offer a jobs in training program.

Hours:
MW 9:00am-11:30am Financial assistance, TuTh 1:00pm-3:30pm Food Bank

Eligibility:
Determined upon need, Laurens County residents who live below Hwy. 101.

Documents To Bring:
Call


He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.

-- J F Clarke

Gleamns Human Resources

Address:
21 Star Rd
Edgefield, SC 29824

Map & Directions

(28 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(803) 637-4030

Website:
http://www.gleamnshrc.org/csbg.htm

Services:
Program provides
*Community Food and Nutrition Project (nutrition information),
*Direct Energy Assistance Project (power and fuel vouchers, emergency utility bill payment),
*General Emergency Assistance Program (GEAP, Shelter, medicine/ prescription expense assistance, heater repairs, and cooling devices when medically necessary),
*LIHEAP Heating Project (heating vouchers provided for low-income persons in emergency heating situations brought on by job layoffs, plant closings and severe weather conditions),
*mortgage foreclosure assistance,
*rent payment assistance emergencies,
*ROMA Case Management Counseling (education, health, nutrition, and budget counseling),
*Rural Emergency Housing Assistance Project (RE-HAP, places homeless individuals in a stable living environment), and
*Youth Leadership Program (learning skills and character building for 9-12th grade students).

Hours:
M-F 8:30am-5:00pm

Eligibility:
Edgefield County residents with low income

Documents To Bring:
Call.


Eccho

Address:
300 Gray St
Edgefield, SC 29824

Map & Directions

(28 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(803) 637-5111

Services:
Agency provides
*clothing closet,
*emergency food,
*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.


If a man happens to find himself, he has a mansion which he can inhabit with dignity all the days of his life.

-- James A. Michener

Newberry County Health & Human

Address:
2107 Wilson Rd
Newberry, SC 29108

Map & Directions

(32 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(803) 321-2155

Website:
http://None

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.

Hours:
M-F 8:30am-5:00pm

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.


Employment Service

Address:
833 Main St
Newberry, SC 29108

Map & Directions

(32 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(803) 276-2110

Website:
http://www.gleamnshrc.org

Services:
Provides assistance with
*food assistance
*head start
*heating and cooling vouchers
*homeless assistance and family assessment
*job training/job placement.
*prescription assistance
*rent assistance
*repairs to heating and cooling devices
*utilities assistance
*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


Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.

-- George E. Woodberry

Share

Address:
1704 E Greenville St
Anderson, SC 29621

Map & Directions

(37 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(864) 224-7028

Website:
http://www.sharesc.org

Services:
SHARE Anderson provides
*case management,
*Head Start,
*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,
*rent assistance,
*transitional housing for the homeless (Dorothy B. Mims Place),
*utility bill payment assistance,
*utility deposit assistance,
*Weatherization, and
*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.


Salvation Army Store

Address:
112 906
Anderson, SC 29624

Map & Directions

(37 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(864) 225-7381

Website:
http://www.salvationarmyanderson.org

Services:
Anderson Salvation Army provides
*clothing,
*fans, electric blankets, and heaters,
*food,
*homeless shelter,
*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.


I am bigger than anything that can happen to me. All these things, sorrow, misfortune, and suffering, are outside my door. I am in the house and I have the key.

-- Charles Fletcher Lummis

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