SOUTH CAROLINA – Financial Hardship Emergency Assistance – Food And Shelter

WE ALL HAVE A ROLE IN FIGHTING TROUBLE

Courageous individuals and organizations from both the private and public sectors are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering creative solutions in resolving all types of life-changing trouble. If you know of such an organization, please contact us and if approved, we will post the information on our site.

FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS TRANSITIONAL HOUSING 

Crisis Ministries
Crisis Ministries is a multi-service homeless shelter and soup kitchen. There is a men’s shelter and separate family center. Seven days per week Crisis Ministries serves a hot lunch to anyone who is hungry, guests of the shelter, and neighbors alike. There is a primary health care clinic, free to all homeless and formerly homeless neighbors. Crisis Ministries employs case managers for both men and families along with mental health care professionals and substance abuse counselors. The facility is staffed 365 days a year. 573 Meeting Street Charleston, SC 29403 Telephone: 803-723-9477

Good Neighbor Center
The Good Neighbor Center provides rehabilitative shelter and transition housing in Charleston, South Carolina. 1905 Burton Lane Charleston, SC 29405 Phone: 843-566-9344 Fax: 843-566-1905

Carolina Youth Development Center
The Beacon provides shelter, meals, hygiene products, clothing, and counseling for homeless, abandoned, and runaway youth under age 18. Free transportation is available in the Charleston area. Call (843) 266-5270. Open 24hrs. 5055 Lackawanna Blvd. North Charleston, SC 29405 (843) 266-5217 www.cydc.org

MORE HOMELESS SHELTERS…

FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES

God’s Storehouse Food Bank 1731 Risley Rd Columbia, SC 29224 803-691-1622
Project Host Food Bank 525 S Academy St. Greenville, SC 29601 864-235-3403
House of Bread 2249 Jefferson Davis Hwy. Camden, SC 29020 803-272-0466
East Side Baptist Food Pantry 12 Ebaugh Ave Greenville, SC 29615 864-430-9226
Helping Hands Food Bank 100 W. Calhoun St. Dillon, SC 29536 843-841-2266

FOOD STAMPS (SNAP) – SOUTH CAROLINA

The South Carolina food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program: South Carolina Department of Social Services Division of Family Assistance Columbia, SC 29202-1520 Call Center: 1-800-616-1309

FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED HOUSING  

OAKLAND HOUSING

1108 Cambridge Street

ABBEVILLE, SC 29620-2803

864-366-1545

HAMPTON APTS

835 Hampton Avenue

BLACKVILLE, SC 29817

803-793-7300

 

PACES RUN HAMPTON HOUSE

826 BRANT CT

AIKEN, SC 29801-0414

803-648-7213

REDWOOD VILLAGE APTS

100 Redwood Circle

GAFFNEY, SC 29341

864-487-3312

 

PINEWOOD PARK APTS.

BARTON RD BOX 45

ALLENDALE, SC 29810

803-584-2637

LINCOLN APARTMENTS

404 WITSELL ST

WALTERBORO, SC 29488

842-549-1022

 

BELTON WOODS

131 HOWARD LN

ANDERSON, SC 29621

864-226-2475

WALTERBORO VILLAGE

501 GREENPOND HWY

WALTERBORO, SC 29488

843-549-2732

 

MEADOW RUN APTS.

3301 ABBEVILLE HWY

ANDERSON, SC 29624-4393

864-296-9070

ARBOR PLACE

100 N BEECH AVE

ANDREWS, SC 29510

843-264-3107

 

SHAMROCK ASSOCIATES

308 E HAMPTON AVENUE

HONEA PATH, SC 29654

864-369-6338

BETHEL APARTMENTS

1810 GILBERT ST, # 18

GEORGETOWN, SC 29440

843-546-2134

 

BAMBERG VILLA APTS

200 RACE ST

BAMBERG, SC 29003

803-793-7300

ESTILL VILLAGE

210 GRAYSON ST E

ESTILL, SC 29918

803-793-7300

 

DENMARK ASSOCIATES

150 N MIMOSA AVE

DENMARK, SC 29042

803-793-7300

FAIRWOOD APTS.

170 GRAYSON ST

ESTILL, SC 29918

803-625-2461

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The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides a National Customer Service Center that is staffed to answer questions about public housing availability in your state. For current information about subsidized public housing call them at: 1-800-955-2232.

TEMPORARY CASH ASSISTANCE – SOUTH CAROLINA

TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families temporary financial assistance, job training, and child care assistance. For more information visit: Family Independence

LEGAL AID – SOUTH CAROLINA

If you are homeless and/or going through financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services.

OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES:

Feeding America: Is one of the leading hunger-relief organizations providing food assistance for over 25 million low-income people across the country including children and seniors.

The Salvation Army: Assists children, women, elderly men, addicts and families through troubled times. Find a location near you.

Department of Veterans Affairs: Serves homeless veterans and their dependents.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI). These two programs help people with disabilities and financial assistance.

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