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Submitted on: November 20, 2020

ADDLife Addiction Services of the Greenville Hospital System

Address: 701 Grove Rd., Greenville, SC 29605

Phone Number: (864) 455-5214 (888) 852-5520

Office Hours: Admissions Office Open 24/7

Eligibility/Fees: Contact Admissions Office

Application Procedure: Contact Admissions Office

Services: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment – Family Interventions, Individual Assessments Inpatient, Outpatient Day Hospital, Family Programs, Continuing Care, Medical Detoxification

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AID Upstate

Mailing Address: PO Box 105, Greenville, SC 29602

Walk–in Address: Suite 10, Medical Court

811 Pendleton St. #10, Greenville, SC 29601

13 S. Calhoun St., Greenville, SC

(Free HIV testing site)

Phone Number: (864) 250-0607 Alt: (800) 874-2572

Fax Number: (864) 250-0608

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Area Served: Greenville, Pickens, and Oconee Counties

Web Address: www.aidupstate.org

Purpose of Agency: Non-profit agency serving people with

AIDS, HIV positive people, families and

friends.

Services: Advocacy-emergency, financial assistance, case management, counseling, for person(s) who are HIV positive, HIV testing at Greenville location.

Exception/Criteria: Must provide proof of HIV positive, proof of income, and picture ID.

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Alcohol & Drug Abuse Commission

Address: 226 McBee Rd., Anderson, SC 29625

Phone Number: (864) 260-4168 FAX: 261-7543

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Thursday

Web Address: www.aobhs.org

Services: Specialized treatment in the area of chemical

dependence and related addictive illnesses. Information & Referral,

Alcohol/Drug Safety Action Program (DUI Offenders), Outpatient counseling School intervention, Prevention/education services, Probation, Parenting Classes, Parent and Child Transitions (PACT) .

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Alcohol & Drug Abuse Commission of Anderson/Oconee County

Address: 691 S. Oak St., Seneca, SC 29678

Phone Number: (864) 882-7563/(864) 882-7564

(864) 882-6890 Fax: (864) 882-7388

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.aobhs.org

Area Served: Anderson & Oconee Counties

Services: Offer a continuum of services based on an individual assessment and treatment plan. Parenting classes – PACT – Parent and Children in Transition.

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Alston Wilkes Society

Address: 210 McDuffie Dr., LL5, Anderson, SC

29621

Phone Number: (864) 260-9510

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.alstonwilkessociety.org

Area Served: Abbeville, Anderson, Oconee, Greenwood,

McCormick, and Pickens Counties

Fees: None

Services: Clinical case management, inmate and family counseling, education information, transfer family assistance, out-of-state transportation (possible), halfway housing, community housing, parole plans and parole counseling, community resources and development, crime prevention, intervention and education, and pre-release workshops (in correctional facilities) for ex-offenders, offenders, parolee’s, probationers, family members and general community.

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Alston Wilkes Society

Address: 614 Pendleton St., Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 242-0808 FAX: 242-2099

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Area Served: Upstate Region of South Carolina

Application Procedure: By referral of Federal Bureau of Prisons or

Probation

Web Address: www.alstonwilkessociety.org

Service:

Job Placement – Job Development, referral and follow-up; write jobs plans for potential parolees for presentation before the parole board.

Transitional Residential Care – Provides a small, homelike residential facility (capacity of 40). Offers supervised living, counseling services and draws upon the community for education training, jobs, and recreation.

Telephone Reassurance – Provides a prison visitation program. Matches volunteers

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in the community with inmates who would otherwise have little or no contact with the outside world.

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Alzheimer’s Association South Carolina

Address: 4124 Clemson Blvd., Suite L

Anderson, SC 29621

Phone Number: (864) 273-2555/(864) 224-3045

Fax: (864) 225-1387

Email: cindy.alewine@alz.org

Web Address: www.alz.org

Services: Free educational literature, newsletter, toll free helpline (Anderson Office) support groups, patient sitters during meetings, free education programs for family members, professionals and others who have association with persons with dementia.

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American Cancer Society

Address: 154 Milestone Way, Greenville, SC 29615

Phone Number: (864) 627-1903 FAX: 458-8454

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Area Served: SC, NC, GA

Services:

Rehabilitation and Support – Self help and support groups for cancer patients.

Transportation – Transportation for ambulatory patients to and from treatment.

Information and Referral – Referrals to American Cancer Society programs and other available resources, support groups, volunteer, transportation, etc.

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American Heart Association

Address: 3535 Pelham Rd., Ste 101

Greenville, SC 29615

Phone Number: (864) 626-4158

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.heart.org

Area Served: Upstate SC

Eligibility/Fees: General public. No fees.

Services:

Community Education (Health) – Distribution of pamphlets; presentations in

schools, civic groups, etc. workshops on cardiology, new theories, etc.; annual

scientific meeting each June.

Community Instruction (Health) – CPR demonstrations and instruction courses.

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American Red Cross

Address: 1020 South McDuffie St., Anderson, SC

29624

Phone Number: (864) 225-8666 Fax: (864) 225-8667

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.redcross.org

Area Served: Anderson and Abbeville Counties

Eligibility: Anyone needing these services

Services: Disaster relief, Health and Safety, and service to military families. Courses provided: Health & Safety, Water Safety

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American Red Cross

Address: 115 Whitehall Rd., Anderson, SC 29625

Phone Number: (864) 271-8222 Fax: (864) 282-8663

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.redcross.org

Services: Provides emergency relief due to disaster; emergency communication for military personnel and family; provide first aid and CPR instruction; provides Certified Nurse Assistance course and Friendly Visitor program for elderly.

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American Red Cross Greenville County Chapter

Mailing Address: PO Box 9035, Greenville, SC 29604

Walk–in Address: 940 Grove Rd., Greenville, SC 29605

Phone Number: (864) 271-8222 FAX: 282-8663

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.redcross.org

Area Served: Greenville County

Eligibility/Fees: General Public. Fees vary.

Purpose of Agency: The American Red Cross is a humanitarian

organization, led by volunteers that provides

relief to victims of disasters and helps

people prevent, plan for and respond to

emergencies.

Services:

Direct Health Intervention – Free blood pressure screenings and follow-ups, as needed, are provided at a number of sites in Greenville each month.

Community Education (Health &Safety) – Health courses include Parenting, Babysitting, and Back Injury Prevention. A wide range of AIDS Education classes for youth, the workplace, the general public, the deaf, and at-risk groups are available. Safety courses include: CPR for the adult, infant, and child, Standard First Aid, Swimming and Water Safety Progression Courses, and Lifeguard Training. A special class for childcare providers may also be arranged through

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the Red Cross. Classes can be held at work sites as well as in various community settings.

Disaster Relief–Disaster Services is a 24–hour program which coordinates all

assistance for disaster victims and provides immediate emergency relief,

including shelter, food, health services, damage assessment, and family services.

Disaster services provide speakers and brochures to educate the public about the

dangers of disaster, including fire. Corporate Disaster Planning Services is

available for businesses and industry to enable them to prepare their employees

and protest their property in the event of a disaster.

Emergency Communications and Related Services – Communications, financial

assistance, and social services are provided for members of the armed forces and

their families and veterans, in accordance with American Red Cross policies.

This service also maintains a database of volunteers with foreign language skills

who can help foreign visitors and community members who do not speak

English. Additionally, this service responds to international tracing requests to

locate individuals.

Personal Development – Designed for youth ages 17 and under, this program

teaches positive self–image, leadership skills, career options and skills to enable

youth to prevent, prepare for and cope with emergencies.

Job Training – Certified by the SC Department of Health and Environment

Control, the Nurse Assistant Training Course teaches the information and skills

that will enable Nurse Assistants to provide quality care for residents in longterm

facilities.

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American Red Cross Oconee Chapter

Address: 224 E. Main 81., Walhalla, SC 29691

Phone Number: (864) 638-5619 Fax: (864) 638-9242

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

24 hour emergency, military or natural

disaster service

Web Address: www.redcross.org

Contact Personnel: Kathy Rogers, Director

Area Served: Oconee County

Fees: Material cost varies, depending on the

course

Services: Health/safety information. Instruction in CPR, First Aid, swimming instruction for beginner and lifeguard training, instruction in taking blood pressure, baby sitting, preventing disease transmission (Blood borne Pathogens). Also, instructor training in the above.

In a large natural disaster, Red Cross offers 24 hour service for emergency assistance and family fires. In a social disaster, Red Cross can refer individuals needing help to proper agencies. Red Cross is also available in most cases to help contact persons through the international Red Cross in times of natural disaster.

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Services to Military – assists military personnel and families in specific ways when called upon. For any military information call Red Cross.

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Anderson Adult Education Center

Primary Address: 2005 N. Main St., Anderson, SC 29621

Phone Number: (864) 260-5075

Second Address: 702 Belton Hwy., Belton, SC 29627

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm, Monday –Thursday

8:00 am – 3:00 pm, Friday

Area Served: Anderson School District

Web Address: www.anderson5.net

Services: High school credential programs for GED or diploma. Basic education or literacy programs and computer courses.

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Anderson and Oconee Council on Teen Pregnancy Prevention

Mailing Address: PO Box 2623, Anderson, SC 29622

Walk–in Address: 200 McGee Rd., Anderson, SC 29625

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Monday – Thursday

Area Served: Anderson & Oconee Counties

Services: Educational agency which offers and supports programs that affect adolescent sexuality in an effort to decrease teen pregnancy in Anderson and Oconee counties. Speakers bureau offers presentations on teen pregnancy to community groups and parent education curriculum to parent groups.

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Anderson County Community Housing Resource Board

Mailing Address: PO Box 288, Anderson, SC 29622

Walk–in Address: 600 S. Main St., Anderson, SC 29624

Phone Number: (864) 231-2231

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Area Served: Anderson County

Serves: Low income home buyers

Services: Fair Housing (ACCHRB) assists prospective home buyers by advising them what to expect when purchasing a home. Alerts them to their rights and responsibilities. Refers to agencies for help and offers workshops for home buyers.

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Anderson County Department of Social Services

Mailing Address: PO Box 827, Anderson, SC 29622

Walk–in Address: 224 McGee Rd., Anderson, SC 29622

Phone Number: (864) 260-4450 Human Services

Web Address: www.dss.sc.gov

Area Served: Anderson County

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Services: Food stamps; Medicaid; general assistance;

FI(family independence), planning.

Individual & Family Services – Substitute care, protection services for children

and adults, licensing of foster homes, life skills education services, homemaker

services, alternative care services for adults, home evaluation and supervision,

transportation and teen companion program.

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Anderson County Disabilities and Special Needs Board

Address: 212 McGee Rd., Anderson, SC 29621

Phone Number: (864) 260-4515

Office Hours: 8:30 am– 5:00 pm, Monday– Friday

Web Address: www.acdsnb.org

Services: Comprehensive adult, child, and residential services for persons with disabilities.

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Anderson County Emergency Services

Walk–in Address: 213 S. Towers St., Anderson, SC 29624

Phone Number: (864) 260-4022/(864) 260-4381

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

24/7 telephone (864) 260-4022

Web Address: www.andersoncountysc.org

Area Served: Anderson County

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Anderson County Free Clinic

Mailing Address: PO Box 728, Anderson, SC 29622

Walk–in Address: 414 N. Fant St., Anderson, SC 29621

Phone Number: (864) 226-1294

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Tuesday

9:30 am – 5:30 pm, Tuesday (Pharmacy)

12:00 noon – 5:00 pm, Wednesday

9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Thursday (Pharmacy)

9:00 am – 11:00 pm, Friday

Web Address: www.andersonfreeclinic.org

Area Served: Anderson County

Services: Free medical care, dental care, and prescription medication to the indigent people of Anderson County.

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Anderson County Health Department – Appalachia I Health District

Address: 220 McGee Rd., Anderson, SC 29625

Phone Number: (864) 260-5541

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Web Address: www.achealthdept.org

Services:

Community Health Services – Focuses on health promotion, emphasizing positive health environments that prevent chronic diseases, dental health promotion, AIDS/Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, Teen Pregnancy Prevention.

Anderson County Healthy People 2000 Objectives – (864) 260-5581. Activities include brief programs to more in depth workshops, risk reduction and evaluations, consultation about health information, health trend data and healthy communities. (864) 260-5578.

Maternal-Child Health System Development: (864) 260-5626

Health Education Director, Dory Willis: (864) 260-5581

Vital Records – (864) 260-5667

Birth and death certificates. Identify verifications for agencies.

Prenatal Care Program – (864) 260-5641

Physical examinations and regular monitoring of progress, Routine laboratory work and referral to other agencies. Nutrition and social work counseling, Prenatal classes on nutrition, labor and delivery, postpartum care, family planning, normal anatomy and physiology of pregnancy. Appropriate referral is available for high risk programs, Fetal Infant Mortality Review, Family Support Services.

Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) – 260-5637

This program provides supplemental, nutritious foods for pregnant, lactating women, infants, and children through age five. Nutritionist or nurse determines if there is a special nutritional need. If found eligible, they are given food vouchers to be redeemed at cooperating stores. Also nutrition and breast feeding counseling, and health education services.

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Anderson County Library

Mailing Address: PO Box 4047, Anderson, SC 29622

Walk-in Address: 300 N. McDuffie St., Anderson, SC 29622

Phone Number: (864) 260-4500 FAX: 260-4510

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm, Monday – Thursday

9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Friday – Saturday

2:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Sunday

Web Address: www.andersonlibrary.org

Area Served: Anderson County

Services: Full Service public library: books, pamphlets, AV equipment and video and audio tapes on loan. Reference and information services, children’s programs. Project TOT (parenting program for preschoolers), adult programs, talking books for the blind and physically handicapped.

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Anderson County Literacy Association

Mailing Address: PO Box 161, Anderson, SC 29622

Walk-in Address: 107 S. Main St., Suite 303, Anderson

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Phone Number: (864) 225-7323 (READ)

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Thursday

Area Served: Anderson County

Services: Tutoring takes place outside the office anytime a volunteer tutor and student can work classes into their schedules.

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Anderson County Meals on Wheels

Mailing Address: PO Box 285, Anderson, SC 29622

Walk-in Address: 105 South Fant St., Anderson, SC 29624

Phone Number: (864) 225-6800 FAX: 222-6691

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.mealcall.org

Area Served: Anderson County

Services: A home delivered, hot nutritious meal, Monday through Friday for elderly persons unable to prepare their own food.

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Anderson County School District #1-5

Mailing Address &

Phone Numbers: District #1 (864) 847-7344

PO Box 99, Williamston, SC 29679

www.anderson1.k12.sc.us

District #2 (864) 369-7364

PO Box 267, Honea Path, SC 29654

www.anderson2.org

District #3 (864) 348-6196

PO Box 118, Iva, SC 29655

www.anderson3.k12.sc.us

District #4 (864) 646-8000

PO Box 545, Pendleton, SC 29670

www.anderson4.k12.sc.us

District #5 (864) 638-4000

PO Box 439, Anderson, SC 29622

www.anderson5.net

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Anderson County Senior Citizens Program

Address: 101 S. Fant St., #A, Anderson, SC 29624

Phone Number: (864) 231-2237

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Area Served: Anderson County

Services: Education and recreation, social/community involvement, information/referral services for seniors/families in crisis.

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Anderson County Sheriff’s Department

Mailing Address: PO Box 5497, Anderson, SC 29623

Walk–in Address: 305 Camson Rd., Anderson, SC 29623

Office Hours: 24/7

Web Address: www.andersonsheriff.org

Area Served: Anderson County

Programs: Crime Watch Program, DARE, Facility

Tours, Safety programs for children and

senior citizens, Programs on Satanism

Eligibility: All Anderson County citizens

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Anderson Crisis Pregnancy Center

Walk–in Address: 401 W. Whitner St., Anderson, SC 29624

Phone Number: (864) 231–0077

Web Address: www.andersonpregnancycare.org

Services: Pregnancy information and assistance. Free pregnancy tests. Post-abortion support. Strictly confidential.

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Anderson Emergency Soup Kitchen

Mailing Address: PO Box 515, Anderson, SC 29622

Walk–in Address: 306 West Franklin St., Anderson, SC 29621

Phone Number: (864) 224-4763

Office Hours: 11:00 am–11:30 am

Area Served: Anderson County

Services: A hot, nourishing meal to those in need.

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Anderson Free Clinic

Mailing Address: PO Box 728, Anderson, SC 29622

Walk-in Address: 414 N. Fant St., Anderson, SC 29621

Phone Number: (864) 226-1294

Office Hours: Tuesdays: Clinic – 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

1:30 pm– 5:00 pm

Pharmacy – 9:00 am– 5:00 pm

Wednesdays: 1st 50 patients

12:00 noon– 5:00 pm

Thursdays: Clinic and Pharmacy

9:00 am – 12:00 noon

1:30 pm– 5:00 pm

Fridays: 9:00 am – 11:00 am, Dental clinic

as scheduled.

Web Address: www.andersonfreeclinic.org

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Services: Free medical and dental care and prescription medication to the indigent (poverty level and below) of Anderson County.

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Anderson Interfaith Ministries

Mailing Address: PO Box 1136, Anderson, SC 29622

Walk–in Address: 1202 S. Murray Ave., Anderson, SC 29624

Phone Number: (864) 226-2273 (226-CARE)

Office Hours: 8:00 am– 4:00 pm, Monday– Thursday

8:00 am – 12:00 pm, Friday

1st come 1st serve basis.

Web Address: www.aimcharity.org

Services: Anderson Interfaith Ministries is an organization of people and churches of various faiths providing assistance to the needy while encouraging and guiding them to function independently with their own resources. A.I.M is involved in record keeping, referral, and networking to prevent duplication of services of competition with other agencies. Budget management counseling provided.

Emergency Assistance Program – For utilities, rent deposits for housing and work related assistance.

Back Pack Program – Provides back packs and supplies to elementary and middle school students in all five school districts. This is coordinated with the school guidance counselors.

Home Repair Program – Coordinate church and civic groups to make home repairs and modifications.

Fishes & Loaves – Emergency food pantry.

Women & Children Succeeding (WACS) Program – Provides daycare, support services, life skills, and training to people that have an opportunity to return to school to further their education.

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Anderson Mayor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities

Address: 401 S. Main St., Anderson, SC 29624

Phone Number: (864) 231-2201

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.cityofandersonsc.com

Area Served: Anderson Urban Area

Application Procedure: Apply by telephone

Services: Enhance public awareness of the problems experienced by handicapped people and eliminate barriers to handicap access, education and assist those seeking to comply to the Americans with Disabilities Act, improve opportunities for employment of the handicapped.

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Anderson-Oconee Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission

Address: 691 S. Oak St., Seneca, SC 29678

Phone Number: (864) 882-7563 FAX: 882-7388

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Area Served: Anderson and Oconee Counties

Services: Information about Alcohol and Drug Abuse Concerns

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Anderson–Oconee Behavioral Health Services

Address: 226 McGee Rd., Anderson, SC 29625

Phone Number: (864) 260-4168 FAX: (864) 261-7543

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Web Address: www.aobhs.org

Services: Specialized treatment for chemical dependence and related addictive illnesses.

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Anderson–Oconee–Pickens Mental Health Center

Address: 200 McGee Rd., Anderson, SC 29625

Phone Number: 864 260-2220 Anderson

864 885-0157 Oconee

864 878-6830 Pickens

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.aopmentalhealth.org

Area Served: Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens Counties

Eligibility/Fees: Based on services required and ability to pay

Services: Counseling for persons with mental or emotional problems. Assessments, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Children & Adolescent services, Jail and Hospital Consults, Older Adult Services, Intensive Case Management, Out–patient Services, Psychosocial Day Treatment Programs, Medication Administration, Mental Health Association and SHARE.

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Anderson–Oconee Speech & Hearing Services

Address: 106 Dostak Dr., Anderson, SC 29621

Phone Number: (864) 226-2477

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.aosh.org

Area Served: Anderson, Oconee and Pickens Counties

Services: Community speech and hearing screenings, hearing evaluations, hearing aid analysis therapy and counseling for hearing impaired, speech and language evaluation, therapy and counseling for speech and language impaired, limited hearing and dispensing, industrial hearing testing, and community service programs .

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Anderson Sunshine House

Address: PO Box 435, Anderson, SC 29662

Contact Person: Carolyn Smith

Phone Number: (864) 225-8586

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, By appointment only

Services: Provides temporary shelter (up to 3 months) with support services in scattered site houses to homeless families with children less than 18 years of age.

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Anderson Youth Association

Address: 2300 Stand Ridge Rd., Anderson, SC 29625

Phone Number: (864) 225-1628 Fax: (864) 260-4699

Web Address: www.newfoundationschildren.com

Services: AYA is a private, non–profit treatment agency dedicated to caring for emotionally disturbed children, adolescents, and families.

Crisis Stabilization Program: 260-4702

Provides short term stabilization and overall care for children and adolescents age 6–21 experiencing behaviors and/or acute psychiatric problems.

High Management Residential Care: 225-1628

Provides residential care to clients, ages 10-18, who are classified as emotionally handicapped, physically or sexually abused, or dependent neglected.

Clinical Day Program: 260-4874

A School Program and Experimental Learning Program are provided for students classified emotionally handicapped as an appropriate educational placement. Serves AYA clients as well as day students from Anderson School Districts 1 through 5.

Independent Living Services: 260-6344

Serves adolescents, ages 16-21, who have achieved success in a previous placement, and prepares them for a stable transition into the community.

Big Brothers Big Sisters: 260-4698

Provides children in the community an opportunity to develop a positive, caring and trusting relationship with an adult volunteer. Programs in Anderson and Oconee Counties.

Therapeutic Family Services: 231-1947

Works to minimize moves from placement to placement for children in foster care and their biological homes.

Wrap Around Services: 225-1628

Provides transportation, tutoring, positive role models, shadows and/or behavior management to clients in order to maintain in the least restrictive environment often the biological home.

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AnMed Family Health Center

Address: 400 N. Fant St., Anderson, SC 29621

Phone Number: (864) 231-8568 FAX: (864) 225-0325

Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Web Address: www.anmedhealth.org

Area Served: Anderson County

Services: Medical care for the entire family.

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AnMed Family Medicine Associates – Williamston

Address: 16 Roberts Blvd., Williamston, SC 29697

Phone Number: (864) 847-7323 FAX: (864) 847-7543

Hours: 8:30 am– 5:00 pm

Web Address: www.anmedhealth.org

Area Served: Anderson County

Services: Medical care for any individual, any income.

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AnMed Health Patient Advocates

Address: 800 N. Fant St., Anderson, SC 29621

Phone Number: (864) 261-1404

Web Address: www.anmedhealth.org

Serves: Patients, family members, visitors to

Anderson Area Medical Center

Services: Assistance in hospital policy interpretation, expedition of services, interpretation of Patient Bill of Rights, other advocacy.

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AnMed Home Health Agency

Mailing Address: PO Box 195, Anderson, SC 29622

Walk–in Address: 1926 McConnell Springs Road

Anderson, SC 29621

Phone Number: (864) 231-2770 FAX: (864) 231-2765

Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.anmedhealth.org

Area Served: Anderson County

Services: Quality care in the home through skilled nursing, home health aides, speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, medical social worker, and home telemonitoring.

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AnMed Westside Community Health Center

Address: 1100 W. Franklin St., Anderson, SC 29624

Phone Number: (864) 224-0822

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Hours: 8:30 am– 5:00 pm

Web Address: www.anmedhealth.org

Area Served: Anderson County

Services: Health care services for all individuals.

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Anmed Wellspring Chemical Dependency Treatment

Address: 313 Williams St., Williamston, SC 29697

Phone Number: (864) 847–1050 Fax: (864) 847–1121

Emergency Line: (800) 753–4776

Email: jfeleppa@anmed.com

Hours: 24/7

Web Address: www.anmedhealth.org

Area Served: Upstate SC, Western NC, North GA

Eligibility/Fees: Based on level of care, most private

insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, FREE

assessment provided to determine level of

care. Adult Alcohol and other drug

dependency treatment, detoxification,

medically monitored inpatient, partial

hospitalization – day treatment/ambulatory,

intensive outpatient. Educational literature

about substance abuse available.

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Arthritis Foundation Carolinas Chapter

Address: 4530 Park Rd., Ste 230,

Charlotte, NC 28209

Phone Number: (704) 529–5166/(800) 883–8806

Fax: (704) 529–0626

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Web Address: www.arthritis.org

Area Served: North & South Carolina

Eligibility/Fees: None for most services. Charge for

book/videos. Exercise classes regulated by

sponsoring facility.

Services: Exercise classes, self–help courses, support groups, physician referral sheets.

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Autism Society of South Carolina

Mailing Address: Route 2, Box 318-B, Effingham, SC 29541

Walk-in Address: Highway 51, Effingham, SC

Phone Number: (803) 667-6448

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

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Web Address: www.autismspeaks.org

Area Served: South Carolina

Eligibility/Fees: Interest in Autism. No fees for services,

may join as member. Request information.

Application Procedure: Call or write SCAS

Purpose of Agency: The South Carolina Autism Society, Inc.

is the only statewide, non–profit,

nongovernmental organization dedicated to

the total welfare of all autistic persons and

their families. The Society advocates

continuously for appropriate services for

autistic persons to reach maximum potential.

Services: Information & Awareness – Information/referral, newsletters, speakers,

educational annual meetings, autism awareness weeks/months.

Resources Development & Services Evaluation – Monitoring of services to persons with autism, SCAS self evaluations, SCAS region review and support.

Autism Liaison – Advocacy to legislature, all state services–providing agencies, for respite, educational, residential, vocational services and research.

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B.J. Skelton Career Center

Address: 1400 Griffin Mill Rd., Easley, SC 29640

Phone Number: (864) 855-8195 Fax: (864) 855-8192

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.bjs.pickens.k12.sc.us

Area Served: Pickens County

Services: Vocational courses for high school credit.

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Babynet

Address: 29 N. Academy St., Greenville, SC 29605

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220 McGee Rd., Anderson, SC 29625

Phone Number: (864) 260-5545(And.) (864)331-1450 (Gv)

Web Address: www.ddsn.sc.gov

Area Served: State of South Carolina

Eligibility/Fees: Children ages birth to three, who are

experiencing significant developmental

delays in one or more of the following areas:

learning to walk, height and weight, use of

eyes and ears, learning how to think,

learning to listen and talk, getting along with

others, doing things on their own or who

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may result in developmental delays as

diagnosed by a physician. No fees.

Referral Procedure: Call or write.

Services: Early Intervention Services for infants and toddlers, ages birth to three, who have delays in growing developing and learning. These services include therapies, assistive aids and devices, speech/hearing/vision services, service coordination and family training to lesson or correct delays during this optimal stage of child development.

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Behavioral Health Services of Pickens County

Address: 309 E. Main St., Pickens, SC 29671

Phone Number: (864) 898-5800 Fax: (864) 898-5804

Emergency Line: (864) 898-5500

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday

Emergency line 24/7

Web Address: www.bhspickens.com

Area Served: Pickens County

Services: Alcohol Drug Safety Action Program, Pre–Trial Intervention Program, School Intervention Program, Intensive Outpatient Programs, Individual Counseling, Family Counseling.

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Bethany Christian Services

Address: 620 E. Washington St., Greenville, SC

29601

Phone Number: (864) 235-2273 Fax: (864) 233-6641

Web Address: www.bethany.org

Area Served: Upstate South Carolina

Services:

Counseling – Available free of charge to individuals with unplanned

pregnancies.

Foster Care – Temporary foster care for infants and pregnant women who are

minors when mothers are making decisions about adoption.

Adoption – Available to families who meet criteria.

Free Pregnancy Testing

Supplies – Clothes Closet for infants to 2 year old, maternity clothes, bottles and

baby items.

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Better Business Bureau of the Foothills

Address: 408 N. Church St., Suite C, Greenville, SC

29601-2164

Phone Number: (864) 242-5052 Alt: (800) 948-5791

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Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Area Served: Upstate South Carolina

Service:

Consumer Protection Services

BBB Autoline – Mediation/Arbitration Program for manufacturing defects (Automobiles)

BBB Care – Binding Arbitration Program for Better Business Bureau BBB members. A Member may advertise their affiliation with this program with a special deal.

Advertising Review – Large Local Advertising Review Board (BBB of the Foothills and Greenville Ad Club) set up to review advertising in the Upstate.

BBUpdate – Program planned for BBB Business Members and guests (Bimonthly)

PAS – Philanthropic Advisory Service gives oral and written reports on both local and national charities, education facilities and religious organizations.

Americas Older Citizens Program – Protection against marketed consumer fraud for Americas Older Citizens.

Consumer Protection – Gives business reports and takes complaints on business in ten county service are. Also can give information on companies within BBB service areas across U.S.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters

Address: 2300 Standridge Rd., Anderson, SC 29621

629 Lands End, Seneca, SC 29678

Phone Number: (864) 260-4698

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.bbbs.org

Area Served: Anderson and Oconee Counties

Serves: Children and adolescents ages 6-17,

who my be at risk, from a single parent

home, or in a home where special

circumstances exists in Anderson and

Oconee Counties.

Services: To match a mature, responsible adult with youth. These volunteers are dedicated to guiding and motivating youth to reach their full potential and to give them the knowledge that someone else cares.

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Birthright of Greenville

Address: 110-F East Butler Rd., Mauldin, SC 29662

Phone Number: (864) 281-7677 Alt: (800) 550-4900

Web Address: www.birthright.org

Area Served: Upstate South Carolina

Services: A nonprofit organization staffed by volunteers and supported by donations; dedicated to offering women friendship and support needed to give

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Blood Connection, The

Address, Phone & Office Hours: 515 Grove Rd., Greenville, SC 29605

(864) 255-5000

8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday & Wednesday

10:00 am – 6:00 pm, Tuesday & Thursday

7:00 am – 2:30 pm, Friday

9:00 am – 1:00 pm, First Saturday of month

1224 Spring St., Greenwood, SC

(864) 227-8333

10:00 am – 6:00 pm, Monday, Tuesday, &

Thursday

8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Wednesday & Friday

9:00 am – 1:00 pm, First Saturday of month

123 Lila Doyle Dr., Seneca, SC

(864) 885-7469

12:00 am – 6:30 pm, Monday & Tuesday

8:00 am – 3:30 pm, Wednesday & Thursday

9:00 am – 1:00 pm, First Saturday of month

Web Address: www.thebloodconnection.org

Services: Blood Bank – blood donation program.

Blood products furnished to 18 area hospitals.

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Blue Ridge Nursing Center, Inc.

Address: 1850 Crestview Rd., Easley, SC 29642

Phone Number: (864) 859–3236 Fax: (864) 859–0836

Office Hours: 24/7

Area Served: South Carolina

Services: Skilled long–term care facility for people who have a need for skilled nursing care.

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Boy Scouts of America – Blue Ridge Council

Mailing Address: PO Box 6628, Greenville, SC 29606

Walk–in Address: One Park Plaza, Greenville, SC 29607

Phone Number: (864) 233-8363

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Area Served: Anderson, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens,

Oconee, Pickens, and Saluda River

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Eligibility/Fees: Boys Grades 1-12: Girls Grades 9-12. $7.00

Annual Registration Fee.

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Boys Farm, Inc.

Mailing Address: PO Box 713, Newberry, SC 29108

Walk–in Address: 6655 SC Hwy 34-121, Newberry, SC

Phone Number: (803) 276-5910 Fax: (803) 276-6023

Office Hours: 24/7

Web Address: www.boysfarm.org

Area Served: Mainly SC, but other states have been

served

Eligibility/Fees: Parents are expected to help provide for

their child’s care and support as according

to their ability. There are no set fees.

Services: Residential child care for boys age 5-12.

Boys with family problems, moderate behavior problems, learning problems.

After care services available when needed. Church based .

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Camperdown Academy

Address: 501 Howell Rd., Greenville, SC 29615

Phone Number: (864) 244-8899

Office Hours: 8:15 am – 3:00 pm

Web Address: www.camperdown.org

Area Served: Upstate SC

Eligibility/Fees: $11,950 Tuition, Scholarship available

Application Procedure: Call for an appointment with Headmaster

Services:

Special Education – Classroom setting for elementary (Grades 1-8)

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Camp Opportunity

Address: 58 Parkway Commons Way

Greer, SC 29650

Phone Number: (864) 282-8633

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 p.m.

Area Served: Greenville County

Services: Year-round support activities for the neglected and abused children of Greenville County. Summer camp and special events throughout the year.

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Cancer Society of Greenville County

Mailing Address: PO Box 8035, Greenville, SC 29604

Walk-in Address: 113 Mills Ave., Greenville, SC 29605

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Phone Number: (864) 232-8439

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 Monday – Thursday;

8:00 am – 12:30 pm Friday

Web Address: www.cancersocietygc.org

Area Served: Greenville County

Eligibility/Fees: Cancer patients, Greenville County

residents, some income restrictions. No

fees.

Services:

Community Education (Health) – Community programs on Breast Self–Exam, Diet and Cancer Awareness, Colorectal Cancer, free brochures on all types of cancer prevention.

Financial or Material Assistance – Medications, Prostheses, Ostomy supplies, equipment such as hospital beds, wheelchairs, bedside commodes, etc., diapers, nutritional supplements, sitters, and other services.

Transportation (Medical) – Assistance with ambulance fees, airfare and room and board while out of town for treatment.

Counseling (Group therapy) – For those dealing with the trauma of catastrophic disease, adjustment, loss of loved one, etc.

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Cannon Memorial Hospital

Mailing Address: PO Box 188, Pickens, SC 29671

Walk–in Address: 123 W.G. Acker Dr., Pickens

Phone Number: (864) 878-4791 Fax: (864) 898-1047

Office Hours: 24/7

Web Address: www.cannonhospital.org

Area Served: Pickens County

Fees: Based on services provided.

Services: with state of the art technology. Modem acute care facility serving patients

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Career Advancement Center

Mailing Address: PO Box 5616, Greenville, SC 29606

Walk–in Address: 506 S. Pleasantburg Drive

Phone Number: (864) 250-8139

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Area Served: Greenville County

Eligibility/Fees: Fees depend on services.

Application Procedure: Call for an appointment.

Purpose of Agency: To assist single parents/displaced homemakers in their labor market re-entry preparations, guidance for training, obtaining financial assistance, etc.

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Carolina Center for Behavioral Health, The

Address: 2700 E. Phillips Rd., Greer, SC 29650

Phone Number: 1-800-866-4673 (864) 235-2335

Office Hours: 24/7

Web Address: www.thecarolinacenter.com

Area Served: Upstate South Carolina

Services: 66 bed psychiatric and addictive disease hospital providing inpatient treatment for adults, adolescents (over age 12), and seniors. Day and evening programs. Outpatient treatment and referrals .

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Carolina Children’s Home

Address: 3201 Trenholm Rd., Columbia, SC 29240

Phone Number: (803) 787-2306 Fax: (803) 790-6554

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.carolinachildrenshomesc.org

Services: A residential treatment facility for South Carolina’s young victims of abuse and neglect. More than 60 young people between the ages of 6 and 21 live at the home at any given time. Services include shelter, counseling, therapy, rehabilitation and education.

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Catholic Charities

Mailing Address: PO Box 216, Greenville, SC 29602

Phone Number: (864) 242-2233

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Monday – Friday

By Appointment Only

Area Served: Piedmont Area

Eligibility/Fees: Persons in need

Application Procedure: Call for an appointment – Monday &

Thursday

Services: Information & Referral, Emergency Assistance, Adoption Services, Disaster Relief– coordination with other state organizations, Education – respect life.

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Center for Developmental Services

Address: 29 N. Academy St., Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 331-3100

Web Address: www.cdservices.org

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Center for Family Medicine of the Greenville Hospital System

Address: 877 W. Faris Rd., Greenville, SC 29605

Phone Number: (864) 455-7800

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Web Address: www.ghs.org

Services: Health Care Services – Family Practice

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Central Recreation Department

Mailing Address: PO Box 549, Central, SC 29630

Walk–in Address: 1067 West Main St.

Phone Number: (864) 639-6381 Fax: (864) 639-1252

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.cityofcenter.org

Area Served: Central, Clemson, Six Mile, and Norris

Eligibility/Fees: Varied by sport or program

Services: Recreation, youth football, cheerleading, baseball, soccer, adult softball, basketball, senior Olympics/sports classic and summer programs.

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Children Unlimited, Inc.

Address: PO Box 7876, Columbia, SC 29202

Phone Number: (800) 822–0877 Alt: (803) 799–8311

Fax: (803) 765–0284

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Area Served: South Carolina

Services: Adoption of children with special needs, post adoption services, foster home licensure, and child welfare mediation.

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Child’s Haven, A

Address: 1124 Rutherford Rd., Greenville, SC 29609

Phone Number: (864 )298-0025

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.achildshaven.org

Area Served: Greenville County

Services:

Child Care – All phone numbers would be channeled through Center.

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2. Transportation provided for preschoolers to and from Center, which is open daily and year–round.

3. Nutrition – full daily complement of required nutrition (Contract with Buncombe St. Methodist – USDA Food Administration).

4. Outdoor exercise on playground to develop muscles and balance using playground equipment for physical therapy.

5. High Scope Curriculum for Special Needs Toddlers taught by teachers and language specialists.

6. Transportation to Center for parents once a month. Support Group Development under Certified Family Counselor. Parents are also invited to come to center to assist as a volunteer, thus learning how to handle stressful situations as they interact with very young children.

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City of Anderson – Department of Economic & Community Development

Mailing Address: 401 South Main St.., Anderson, SC 29624

Walk-in Address: 600 South Main St., Anderson, SC 29624

Phone Number: (864) 231-2223

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.cityofandersonsc.com

Services: Housing rehabilitation and economic development in selected parts of the City of Anderson.

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City of Anderson – Parks and Recreation Department

Mailing Address: 401 South Main St., Anderson, SC 29624

Walk-in Address: 1107 N. Murray St., Anderson, SC 20621

Phone Number: (864)231-2232 FAX: (864) 231-2298

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday– Friday

Web Address: www.cityofandersonsc.com

Services: Recreation programs for youth and adults from Anderson County and surrounding area. Also, rental facilities for reunions, meetings, etc.

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City of Greenville Community Development Department

Mailing Address: PO Box 2207, Greenville, SC 29602

Walk-in Address: 206 S. Main St., Greenville, 6th floor

Phone Number: (864) 467-4570

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.greenville.sc.gov

Area Served: Target neighbors within Greenville.

Services:

Housing – Assistance includes the new home ownership program and homemaker rehabilitation.

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Neighborhood Development – Revitalization through homeownership opportunities, neighborhood–based delivery and resident improvement.

Education (Informal for Self–Improvement and Self Enrichment)

Recreation – Programs for children, youth, adults, and senior citizens.

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Clemson Area Transit

Address: 1200 Tiger Blvd., Suite 2, Clemson, SC

29631

Phone Number: (864) 654-2287 Fax: (864) 653-2066

Email: transit@innova.net

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.catbus.com

Area Served: Pickens County – Clemson Area

Services: Public transportation.

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Clemson Community Care

Mailing Address: PO Box 271, Clemson, SC 29633

Walk-in Address: 201 Church Street, Central, SC 29630

Phone Number: (864) 639-2444

Office Hours: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Monday – Thursday

Web Address: www.clemsoncommunitycare.org

Area Served: Clemson, Central, Pendleton, and Six Mile

Fees: No Fees.

Application Procedure: Must bring proof of income for past 30 days

and social security cards of every member

of the household.

Services: Food Bank, power, water, and rent

assistance.

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Clemson University

Address: 109 Daniel Dr., Clemson, SC 29631

Phone Number: (864) 656-3311

Web Address: www.clemson.edu

Services: Scientifically oriented institution of higher education dedicated to teaching, research and public service.

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Clemson University Extension Service

Address/Phone Number: 301 University Ridge, Suite 4300,

Greenville, SC 29601

(864) 232-4431

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313 S. Towers St. Agricultural Bldg.

Anderson, SC 29624

(864) 226-1581

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5: 00 pm, Monday – Friday (Gvl)

8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday (And)

Web Address: www.clemson.edu

Eligibility/Fees: General Public. No fees.

Services:

Community Education – Conducts educational programs in areas related to food,

nutrition, clothing, housing, family living, family resource management, interior

design, agriculture and garden education with information on various aspects of

horticulture, etc.

Personal Development (4–H) – Promotes personal development, leadership

qualities, skills and knowledge for boys and girls 9-19 years of age.

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Clemson University Extension Service of Oconee County

Address: PO Box 400, Walhalla, SC 29691

Phone Number: (864) 638-5889 Fax: (864) 638-7321

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.clemson.edu

Area Served: South Carolina

Services: Education service to all people in Oconee County on homemaking, family life, agricultural production marketing, farming, and management, housing, foods, nutrition, resource management and clothing.

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Community Food Bank of the Upstate

Address: 20 Maple Creek Circle

Greenville, SC 29607

Phone Number: (864) 277-0298 (864) 277-0299

Web Address: www.upstatefoodbank.org

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Community Long Term Care (Elderly/Disabled Program – AIDS Program)

Address: 620 N. Main St., Suite 200, Greenville, SC

29601

Phone Number: (864) 242-2211

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.scdhhs.gov

Area Served: Greenville and Pickens Counties

Eligibility/Fees: Must be Medicaid or Supplemental Security

Income eligible through the Social Security

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Services:

Personal Care Aid – Bathing, dressing, feeding, meal preparation, socialization and supervision.

Medical Day Care – Medical day time supervision of nursing home-eligible Clients.

Skilled Nursing Care – for AIDS clients who meet medical criteria. (Special services available; Foster Care Counseling, private duty nursing, hospice)

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Community Long Term Care (Area 11)

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 5947, Anderson, SC 29623

Walk–in Address: 3215 Martin Luther King Blvd., Suite H

Anderson, SC 29625

Phone Number: (864) 224–9452

Web Address: www.scdhhs.gov

Serves: Medicaid eligible individuals, 18 years of

age or older, with physical, mental, or

functional disabilities requiring long term

care.

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Compass of Carolina, Inc

Address: 1100 Rutherford Road, Greenville, SC

29609

Phone Number: (864) 467-3434 Fax: (864) 467-3571

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.compassofcarolina.org

Area Served: Greenville, Pickens, Greenwood, and

Spartanburg Counties.

Eligibility/Fees: Residents of Greenville and outlying

counties. Fees based on ability to pay.

Application Procedure: Call

Services:

Family Counseling – Provides professional evaluation, planning, and counseling individuals and families who are experiencing distress in order to help them achieve a higher level of stability and lead more productive lives.

Consumer Credit Counseling – To provide confidential and professional counseling and rehabilitation to financially distressed families and individuals, community/consumer education for family financial management and the constructive use of credit.

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CRISISline (A program of the Mental Health Association of Greenville

County)

Mailing Address: Mental Health Association of Greenville

County

301 University Ridge, Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 271-8888 Teenline: (864) 467-8336

Office Hours: 24/7

Web Address: www.mhagc.org

Area Served: Upstate SC

Eligibility/Fees:

Purpose of Agency: To offer crisis intervention and suicide

prevention.

Services:

Crisis Intervention – CRISISline is a 24-hour telephone service that offers a caring, supportive ear to anyone who calls for any reason. Trained volunteers help to callers who are:

Feeling unable to handle life’s pain

Searching for guidance and referral to resources to help them in their crisis

Worrying about someone close to them that they don’t know how to help

Concerned about something bothering them and they don’t have anyone to talk to

Confused about their feelings and don’t know where to turn

Experiencing unbearable loneliness

Seeking information about help from mental health professionals

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Crisis Ministries

Mailing Address: PO Box 1925, Anderson, SC 29622

Walk-in Address: 217 John St., Anderson, SC 29621

Phone Number: (864) 226-0297 Fax: (864) 224-4873

Crisis Hotline: 1-800-868-4878

Office Hours: 24/7

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Dacusville Recreation

Address: 275 YMCA Circle, Seneca, SC 29678

Phone Number: (864) 855–6366 Fax: (864) 676–7523

Web Address: www.dacusville.org

Program Services: Regional recreational activities

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Easley Housing Authority/Westgate Apartments

Mailing Address: PO Box 1060, Easley, SC 29641

Walk-in Address: 103 Wallace Dr., Easley

Phone Number: (864) 855-0629 TDD: (864) 855-0864

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Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Area Served: Easley and surrounding areas

Services: Government low–income housing.

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Easley YMCA

Address: 201 Burns Rd., Easley, SC 29640

Phone Number: (864) 855-9622 Fax: (864) 850-5971

Office Hours: 5:30 am– 9:00 pm, Monday– Friday;

8:30 am– 5:00 pm, Saturday; 2:00 pm –

5:00 pm, Sunday

Web Address: www.pcymca.net

Area Served: Easley

Eligibility/Fees: Varies by activity

Services:

Member Services – Fitness programs for all individuals including Blood Pressure, Body Fat, Personalized Program. Free nursery care while working out.

Child Care – After school program – K5– age 13; Summer day camp

Swim Lessons – Ages 6 months – Adult

Senior Citizens – Exercise Classes

Youth Sports – Soccer, Basketball, Baseball, & T–ball; Girl’s Volleyball

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Easter Seals of Greenville County

Address: 58 Parkway Commons Way

Greer, SC 29650

Phone Number: (864) 232-4185

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 6:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.easterseals.com

Area Served: Greenville County

Eligibility/Fees: Any Greenville County Resident with a

physical disability.

Application Procedure: Short application form. Doctor’s

prescription is requested when medical

equipment is needed.

Services:

Car Seat Program – Infant to adult, financial criteria

Car Seat Installation Program – Free to all

Financial or Material Assistance – Medical Equipment Loan Closet – Loan equipment for up to 6 months at no cost; Orthopedic Appliances – Financial assistance for purchase; Medical/Surgical supplies – Supplement gauze, tape, peroxide, etc.; Transportation – Assistance to offset out–of–town travel costs to approved clinic; Stroke Club – sponsors support group for stroke victims and their families; Social and Recreational Therapy – sports equipment for schools/clubs.

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Easter Seals of South Carolina

Address: 3020 Farrow Rd., Columbia, SC 29203

Phone Number: (800) 951-4090 Fax: (803) 765-9765

Email: eastersc@scsn. net

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.easterseals.com

Area Served: South Carolina

Services:

Medical Equipment – Loan closet available with doctor’s prescription. Provide financial assistance towards the purchase of medical equipment.

Orthopedic Appliance – Provides financial assistance towards the purchase of prescribed orthopedic shoes, braces, stocking, and prosthetic devices.

Medical/Surgical Supplies – Assist with providing surgical and miscellaneous supplies.

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Easter Seals of South Carolina – Anderson and Oconee Affiliate

Address: 1104 Ella St., Anderson, SC 29621

Phone Number: (864) 225-1371

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.easterseals.com

Area Served: Anderson and Oconee Counties

Serves: Any child or adult referred by physician.

Doctor’s written prescription is required.

Priority given to those in need.

Services: Physical, occupational, and speech therapy for children and adults with special needs; medical equipment loan closet; case-by-case financial assistance to purchase assistive technological orthopedic appliances and equipment.

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Eastside Crisis Center

Address: 12 Ebaugh Ave., Greenville, SC 29607

Phone Number: (864) 242-9083

Office Hours: 9:00 am – Noon, Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri.

Service: Provides food, clothes and financial assistance.

Exception/Criteria: Based on need

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Economic Development Alliance of Pickens County

Mailing Address: PO Box 279, Pickens, SC 29671

Walk-in Address: 424 Hampton Ave., Pickens

Phone Number: (864) 898-5593 Fax: (864) 898-1550

Office Hours: 8:30 am– 5:00 pm, Monday– Friday

Web Address: www.alliancepickens.com

Area Served: Pickens County

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Services: Encourage, promote, seek–out business and industry to create jobs and add capital investment in Pickens County and all its municipalities.

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Family Counseling Center of Anderson

Address: 410 E. Shockley Ferry Rd., Anderson, SC

29624

Phone Number: (864) 225-6266

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Area Served: Anderson and surrounding areas.

Services: Provides counseling for marital conflict, parent–child conflict, child adjustment problems, divorce counseling, family relationships, personal tensions, grief adjustments, feelings of unhappiness and/or depression, and other areas of need.

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Foothills Alliance

Address: 216 E. Calhoun St., Anderson, SC 29621

Phone Number: (864) 231-7273

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.foothillsalliance.org

Area Served: Anderson and Oconee Counties.

Services:

Child Advocacy Center: Assists in the coordination of treatment and investigation of child sexual abuse and severe physical abuse cases.

Prevent Child Abuse: Provides support groups for parents and adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Coordinates Blue Ribbon Campaign during April.

Rape Crisis Center: Provides support to survivors of sexual assault and their families. Provides community education programs.

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Foothills Area YMCA

Address: 275 YMCA Circle, Seneca, SC 29678

Phone Number: (864) 654-9622 Fax: (864) 654-9221

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.y4all.org

Area Served: Central, Norris, Clemson, Six Mile, and all

Oconee County

Eligibility/Fees: Family Membership: $120, Individual: $60,

Senior Family: $80, Senior Individuals: $44

Services: The YMCA provides program services for youth and adults through: swimming lessons, water exercise, aerobics, youth sports, summer day camp, special events, and short courses.

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Foothills Family Resources

Address: 3 Main St., Slater, SC 29683

Phone Number: (864) 836-1100

Web Address: www.foothillsfamilyresources.org

Services: Food pantry Monday – Friday with canned and non-perishable items.

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Foothills Humane Society and Animal Shelter

Mailing Address: PO Box 83, Liberty, SC 29657

Walk-in Address: 500 Five Forks Rd., Liberty, SC 29657

Phone Number: (864) 843-9693

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Tuesday & Thursday

10:00 am –12:00 pm, Saturday

Web Address: www.foothillshumanesociety.org

Services: Promote and improve the quality of life and humane treatment of animals .

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Foothills Rape Crisis Center

Address: 608 N. McDuffie St.., Anderson, SC 29621

Phone Number: (864) 231-7273

Office Hours: 24/7

Area Served: Anderson, Abbeville, and Oconee Counties

Serves: Victims of sexual assault

Services: Rape and incest counseling, support and group therapy, hospital and law enforcement accompaniment

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Foothills United Way

Mailing Address: PO Box 2067, Anderson, SC 29622

Walk-in Address: 201 South Murray St., Suite 200, Anderson,

SC 29624

Phone Number: (864) 226-3438

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.unitedwayofanderson.org

Area Served: Anderson County

Services: Human service problem solving, fund raising, and agency fund allocations for the community

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Freedom within Walls

Children can receive a free healthy snack or supper, they can be served at one of the following locations each day after school

Valley Brook Outreach Baptist Church

8323 Augusta Rd. Pelzer, SC 29669

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Kidz Kare, 610 Northwood

Fountain Inn, SC 29644

Phillis Wheatley Center, 40 John McCarroll

Way, Greenville, SC 29607

Empowerment Zone, 775 Woodruff Rd # D

Greenville, SC 29607

YWCA, 700 Augusta St.

Greenville, SC 29605

Kroc Center, 424 Westfield St

Greenville, SC 29601

A Different World, 165 Staunton Bridge Rd.

Greenville, SC 29611

Heritage Communities, 200 Clark Street

Greenville, SC 29607

Lutheran Church of Our Savior

2500 Wade Hampton Blvd.

Greenville, SC 29609

Web Address: www.freedomwithinwalls.org

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Gateway House

Mailing Address: PO Box 4241, Greenville, SC 29608

Walk in Address: 415 Rutherford St., Greenville, SC 29609

Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday

Phone Number: (864) 242-9193

Fax Number: (864) 242-3861

Service: Provides housing opportunities for Gateway House members.

Exception/ Criteria: must be a Gateway House member with a serious mental illness

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Girl Scouts – Old Ninety-Six Council

Mailing Address: PO Box 1227, Mauldin, SC 29662

Walk-in Address: 412 E. Butler Rd., Mauldin, SC 29662

Phone Number: (864) 297-5890 Fax: (864) 675-1616

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Wednesday,

Friday

Web Address: www.girlscouts.org

Area Served: Abbeville, Anderson, Greenville,

Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee, and

Pickens Counties

Eligibility/Fees: Girls ages 5–17. $7.00 membership fee.

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Services: Promotes cooperative learning experience through girl-adult partnership; contains a system of progressive, earned recognition designed to develop skills and accomplishments in health, arts, environment, people, science; provides opportunities for community service.

Include camping and day camping.

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Golden Strip Emergency Relief and Resources

Address: 1102 Howard Dr. (Old Bryson School)

Simpsonville, SC 29681

Phone Number: (864) 967-2022 Fax (864) 967-0288

Office Hours: 9:00 am – Noon, Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri.

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Wednesday

Services: Helps clients in an emergency situation with utilities, medication, rent, food; teaches basic skills to adults and offers Salvation Army clothing vouchers. Clients must bring a picture ID and a social security card for each member of the family. If requesting help with utilities, must bring the bill. If requesting help with prescription, must bring the prescription or bottle to be refilled.

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Good Neighbor Cupboard

Address: 313 S. Towers St., Anderson, SC 29624

Phone Number: (864) 224-1701

Office Hours: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Area Served: Anderson County and surrounding area.

Services: Emergency food bank.

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Goodwill Industries

Address: 103 W. Main St. or Calhoun Memorial Hwy,

Easley, SC 29642

Phone Number: (864) 855-6358

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm, Monday – Saturday;

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Sunday

Web Address: www.goodwill.org

Area Served: Greenville, Anderson, Spartanburg, Pickens,

and Oconee Counties

Services: To help people with disabilities and other special needs to become fully independent citizens through training and employment leading to job placement.

Community Based Employment – A service based outside a Goodwill facility but

under Goodwill staff supervision.

Sheltered Employment – A long–term service for individuals not ready for independent or community based employment.

Work Adjustment – An intensive service which applies special treatments to shape or change targeted behaviors at work.

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Apparel and Household Furnishings Distribution – Sell used clothing, children’s toys, household goods and furniture.

Vehicle Donation Program

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Goodwill Industries of Anderson

Address: 2901-A S. Main Street, Anderson, SC 29624

Phone Number: (864) 296-9034

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.goodwill.org

Area Served: Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens Counties.

Eligibility: Individuals with documented disabilities are

accepted on referral basis from other

agencies.

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Goodwill Industries of Upper South Carolina, Inc.

Address: 115 Haywood Rd., Greenville, SC 29607

Phone Number: (864) 467-3200

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.goodwill.org

Area Served: Greenville, Anderson, Spartanburg, Union,

and Pickens Counties and the city of

Columbia.

Eligibility/Fees: Unemployed adults with physical, mental or

emotional disabilities or disadvantages.

Application Procedure: Call, write or visit office.

Services:

Food Service Training

Community Based Employment – A service based outside a Goodwill facility but under Goodwill staff supervision.

Sheltered Employment – A long-term service for individuals not ready for independent or community based employment.

Work Adjustment – An intensive service which applied special treatments to shape or change targeted behaviors at work.

Support Services – Additional services such as individual counseling, adult basic education, personal growth and money management.

Apparel and Household Furnishings Distribution – Sells used clothing, children’s toys, household goods and furniture.

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Gospel Tabernacle of Faith Church

Address: 1613 S. Main St., Anderson, SC 29624

Phone Number: (864) 226-3664 or (864) 261-7107

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The food pantry is open from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm on Sunday and from 5-7 pm on Monday.

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Governor’s Office Continuum for Emotional Disturbed Children

Address: 37 Villa Rd., Suite 300, Greenville, SC

29615

Phone Number (864) 271-4321 Fax: (864) 271-4473

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.oepp.sc.gov

Area Served: Upstate SC

Eligibility/Fees: Children to age 18 who have been

identified as severely

emotionally/behaviorally disturbed. Also

must have exhausted available appropriate

services. No fees.

Application Procedure: Complete application.

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Case Management – Comprehensive planning, development and monitoring of services to children, specifically residential, educational, and therapeutic concerns, to fit the individualized needs of the child.

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Greater Pickens Ministerial Council

Address: Pickens Presbyterian Church

311 West Main St.

Pickens, SC 29671

Phone Number: (864) 878–9422

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Area Served: Town of Pickens

Eligibility/Fees None

Services: Fuel Fund, Utility Assistance (under $100)

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Greenville Council for the Prevention of Teen Pregnancy

Address: 301 University Ridge, Suite 5150,

Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 467-3310 Fax: (864) 467-3311

Website: www.gcptp.org

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Area Served: Greenville County

Eligibility/Fees: None

Services:

Community Education – Speaker’s Bureau; Resource Library (books, videos, and

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Greenville County Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Address: 1400 Cleveland St., Greenville, SC 29607

Phone Number: (864) 467-3790

Help-Line: (864) 467-4747

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.greenvillecounty.org

Area Served: Greenville County

Eligibility/Fees: Varies according to service

Application Procedure: Varies according to service

Services:

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment – Alcohol and Drug Safety Action Program (ADSAP) – 467-3790 – Provide assessment education and treatment services for

individuals convicted of driving under the influence. The nature of the services will be determined by individual needs. Maximum cost is $500.00, minimum $75.00.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment – Outpatient Services – 467-3790 – Provides

outpatient services to alcohol or drug dependent individuals, their family members, and others affected by their dependency. Offers individual, group and family counseling services. Services designed specifically for adolescents include prevention, intervention, and treatment. Also provides educational presentations and community awareness activities regarding various problems and issues associated with alcohol and drug abuse.

Detoxification Center – 467-3781– Provides treatment of alcohol and drug abuse

patients. Center beds available for persons needing medical supervision during withdrawal. Counseling available during treatment.

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Greenville County Department of Social Services

Mailing Address: PO Box 10887, Greenville, SC 29603

Walk–in Address: 301 University Ridge, Suite 6700,

Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 467-7700

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.dss.sc.gov

Area Served: Greenville County

Services:

Family Independence – Financial and medical assistance.

Medicaid – Medical assistance to income eligible clients.

Child Protective – Protective service for neglected, abused or exploited children.

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Adult Protective – Protective service for neglected, abused, or exploited adults who are aged or developmentally disabled.

Day Care and Foster Home Licensing – Certification of Day Care Facilities and Foster Homes.

Work Support Programs – Employment and Training programs for AFDC/Food Stamp recipients.

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Greenville County Disability and Special Needs Board

Mailing Address: PO Box 17467, Greenville, SC 29606

Walk-in Address: 1700 Ridge Rd., Greenville, SC 29607

Phone Number: (864) 288-1907

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.gcdsnb.com

Area Served: Greenville County

Eligibility/Fees: Persons with IQ of 70 or below

Application Procedure: Call Phone Service Coordination,

(864) 281-3960

Services:

Residential Treatment – For adults, 47 residential programs are scattered throughout Greenville County. Each has a different phone number. For specific information, including phone numbers, call the office number (864) 288-1907.

Child Day Care – Hollis Center

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Greenville County Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Address: 301 University Ridge, Suite 1100,

Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: 911

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Web Address: www.greenvillecounty.org

Area Served: Greenville County

Eligibility/Fees: Fees–depending on procedures and supplies

used

Purpose of Agency: Pre–hospital emergency medical treatment

and/or transport of the sick/injured to area

hospitals.

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Greenville County Guardian Ad Litem Program

Mailing Address: PO Box 1231, Greenville, SC 29602

Walk–in: 527 Mills Ave., Ste. 102

Greenville, SC 29605

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Phone Number: (864) 467-5860 (864) 467-5862

Fax: (864) 467-5863

Email Address: galgreen@govoepps.state.sc.us

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Greenville County Health Department/Appalachia II Health District

Mailing Address: PO Box 2507, Greenville, SC 29602

Walk–in Address: 200 University Ridge, Greenville, SC 29602

Phone Number: (864) 282-4100

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.greenvillecounty.org

Area Served: Greenville & Pickens Counties

Eligibility/Fees: Some programs have eligibility guidelines

based on income or other factors. Fees are

charged for services rendered as applicable.

Services:

Prevention and Control of Diseases – Provide immunization against communicable diseases; i.e., Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD), Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), and Tuberculosis (TB).

Vital Records – Maintains all reported birth and death records for Greenville County.

Direct Health Intervention – Provides preventive health care services to children through age 21. Provides free pregnancy testing and prenatal care to women in Greenville County who meet established income guidelines; provides evaluation, monitoring, and treatment to physically handicapped and chronically ill children up to 18 years of age; provides nutritional education and vouchers to women, infants, and young children.

Community Education Promotion – Support service which provides technical assistance, consultation, training and networking regarding many health issues and requests in the community.

Family Planning – Offers one-on-one counseling in the advantages of planning and spacing families and methods of birth control.

Home Health Care – Provides professional and supportive health services to persons in their homes who meet the required criteria as directed by the patient’s doctor.

Long Term Care – Available to persons who need help with personal care and activities of daily living.

Environmental Protection – Inspects restaurants and other food service places; septic tanks; presence and severity of public health nuisances. Approves subdivision of water and sewer service. Investigates animal bites to humans and other public health hazards.

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Greenville County Library

Address: 25 Heritage Green Place

Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 242-5000

Web Address: www.greenvillelibrary.org

Area Served: Greenville County

Services:

Community Education – information about all programs – (864) 242-5000 ext.

238 TTY – Services for the hearing impaired – (864) 271-1056

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Greenville County Office of Emergency Preparedness

Address: 301 University Ridge, Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 467-7027

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.greenvillecounty.org

Area Served: Greenville County

Services:

Disaster Relief – Planning for and provision of comprehensive emergency assistance following a natural or man-made disaster.

Community Education – Informational brochures and other materials available.

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Greenville County Recreation District & Tourism

Address: 4806 Old Spartanburg Rd.

Taylors, SC 29687

Phone Number: (864) 288-6470 Fax (864) 288-6499

Office Hours: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.greenvillerec.com

Area Served: Greer and neighboring rural areas.

Eligibility/Fees: Boys and girls 4–18 years of age. Also

serves seniors and adults. Fees depend on

activity.

Application Procedure: Visit or call office

Services: Provides supervised recreational activities such as; basketball, baseball, football, soccer, tennis, cheerleading, dance, and gymnastics. Day camp and water parks if also offered.

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Greenville County Redevelopment Authority

Address: 301 University Ridge, Suite 2500,

Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 242-9801

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.greenvillecounty.org

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Area Served: Greenville County

Eligibility/Fees: Homeowners and other residential owners

with property in target neighborhoods.

Minimal fees.

Services:

Neighborhood Development – Stresses holistic approach to community problem-solving in designated low and moderate income neighborhoods to involve infrastructure improvements, economic development, social and educational programs, demolition/beautification, housing construction and rehabilitation, code enforcement and empowerment of residents. Partnerships with non-profit and private sector organizations are essential to the process.

Housing Assistance – Offer home ownership opportunities for low/moderate income families as well as housing rehabilitation with emphasis on affordability.

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Greenville County School District

Mailing Address: PO Box 2848, Greenville, SC 29602

Phone Number: (864) 355-3100

Web Address: www.greenville.k12.sc.us

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Greenville County Veteran’s Affairs

Address: 301 University Ridge, Suite 5900,

Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 467-7230

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.greenvillecounty.org

Area Served: Greenville County

Services:

Veteran’s Assistance – Assistance to Veterans and their Dependents and Survivors: Complete claims to the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Develop evidence to support claims, Develop/present appeals, Present claims and appeals involving representing claimants before various VA boards.

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Greenville Family Partnership

Address: 200 Mills Ave., Greenville, SC 29605

Phone Number: (864) 467-4099

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.gfpdrugfree.org

Area Served: Greenville County and surrounding counties

Eligibility/Fees: None

Program Services:

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention –

Resource Center – Free, lending library of print materials and videos.

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Red Ribbon Campaign – creates awareness and promotes drug free lifestyles.

Family Connecting Newsletter – quarterly to over 25,000 homes of students of Greenville County, grades 4-11

GLAD – Greenville Leaders Against Drugs – youth–empowered drug prevention

program designed to spread drug free message in community.

Parenting Workshop Series – designed to provide parents with information and tools to promote positive, high-quality family relationships.

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Greenville Free Medical Clinic

Mailing Address: PO Box 8993, Greenville, SC 29604

Walk-in Address: 600 Arlington Ave., Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 232-1470

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday

Dermatology 3rd Tuesday

10:00 am – 7:00~pm, Tuesday

GYN Clinic – 1st & 3rd Mondays, 3 pm

9:00 am– 5:00 pm, Wednesday

Pediatrics Thursday

10:00 am – 7:00 pm, Thursday

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Friday

Web Address: www.greenvillefreeclinic.org

Area Served: Greenville County

Eligibility/Fees: Must bring social security card and proof of

income first visit. All individuals will be

screened at clinic. No fees.

Application Procedure: Open for patients Tuesday & Thursday at

3:00 pm and Wednesday at 9:00 am.

Services:

Health Care Services – Community Clinic Care – services provided by volunteer medical professionals.

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Greenville Hospital System Home Care

Address: 255 Enterprise Blvd., Suite 120, Greenville,

SC 29615

Phone Number: (864) 454–8042 Alt: (864) 476–8046

Fax: (864) 455–2050

Office Hours: 24/7

Web Address: www.ghs.org

Area Served: Home Health Nursing: Pickens & Greenville

Counties. All other services, any area

within 50 miles of the office.

Eligibility/Fees: Medicare, Medicaid, Private, insurance,

Self–pay, contracts

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Services: Provides quality, expertise, and comprehensive home care services, which focus on cost effective care provided in the privacy and comfort of the patient’s home. All services are licensed and accredited by Federal Government and state of SC and ICAHO accreditation.

Home Health Care: skilled nursing, personal care aides, certified nursing assistants, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech/language pathology, home infusion services, medical social services, coordination with physicians, coordination with durable medical equipment and home health companies.

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Greenville Housing Futures, Inc.

Mailing Address: PO Box 1812, Greenville, SC 29602

Walk-in Address: 100 Lavinia Ave., Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 370-2020

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.greenvillehousingfutures.com

Area Served: Greenville

Eligibility/Fees: Low to moderate income.

Services: Housing – New Home construction and rental rehabilitation.

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Greenville Literacy Association

Address: 225 S. Pleasantburg Dr., CIO, Greenville,

SC 29607

Phone Number: (864) 467-3456

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 8:30 pm, Monday – Thursday;

8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Friday

Web Address: www.greenvilleliteracy.com

Area Served: Greenville County

Eligibility/Fees: Adults 17 years and older.

Services:

Basic Reading and Writing Skill Development, Math, Spelling, and English as a second language.

Family Literacy – mothers and children taught basic skills

Workforce – part of Governor’s initiative for workforce excellence.

English as a Second Language – intake center for all adult internationals wanting to learn English as a second language.

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Greenville Mental Health Center

Address: 124 Mallard St., Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: 864 241-1040 – General

864 241-1050 – Youth Services

864 241-1040 – Senior Services

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Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

8:30 am – 2:30 pm, Walk-in hours

Web Address: www.greenvillementalhealth.org

Area Served: Greenville County

Eligibility/Fees: Resident of catchment area. Reduction fee

scale.

Application Procedure: Call for appointment

Services:

Assessment and Evaluation – Psychological, Psychiatric & Psychological evaluations for persons entering treatment

Counseling (Individual, Group, and Family Therapy)

Project COPE – Cooperative community outreach program for black males with counseling and networking services.

Project Adventure – Outward Bound program for adolescents with severe behavioral and emotional problems.

Case Management – Holistic identification of and planning for problems of the chronically mentally ill.

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Greenville Rape Crisis and Child Abuse Center (The Julie Valentine Center)

Address: 2905 White Horse Rd. Greenville, SC 29611

Phone Number: (864) 331-0560 (24 hour hotline)

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.gccac.org

Email: info@julievalentinecenter.org

Area Served: Greenville County and surrounding counties

Eligibility/Fees: Any individual seeking assistance or

information about rare, child molestation,

incest or other sexual abuse crimes. No fees.

Services:

Sexual Assault Intervention – Trained Peer Counseling available to victims/survivors 24/7 for support or accompaniment to medical facilities or to law enforcement centers. Includes support group for adult female victims/survivors of sexual abuse.

Community Education (Sexual Assault) – A large variety of programs for all ages on such topics as common sense self–defense, rape awareness and prevention of child molestation, and date rape.

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Greenville Rescue Mission

Mailing Address: PO Box 2546, Greenville, SC 29602

Walk-in Address: 575 W. Washington St., Greenville

Phone Number: (864) 242-6933 Fax: (864) 242-5626

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.miraclehill.org

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Area Served: Upstate SC

Eligibility/Fees: None

Services: To provide shelter to homeless men, emergency housing, meals, clothing, personal care items, gospel services, discipleship, personal counseling, GED training.

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Greenville Technical College

Mailing Address: PO Box 5616, Greenville, SC 29606

Walk–in Address: 506 S. Pleasantburg Dr., Greenville, SC

Phone Number: (864) 250-8111 Fax: (864) 250-8247

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm, Monday – Thursday

8:00 am – 1:00 pm, Friday

Web Address: www.gvltec.edu

Area Served: Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson,

and Pickens Counties

Eligibility/Fees: $25 application fee. Tuition may vary

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Greenville Transit Authority

Address: 154 Augusta St., Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 467-5000 for schedule

(864) 467-2603 for Business Office

Office Hours: 8:00 am– 5:00 pm, Monday– Friday

Operation Hours: 5:30 am – 8:30 pm, Monday – Friday

8:30 am – 6:00 pm, Saturday

Web Address: www.greenvillesc.gov

Area Served: Greenville County

Services: Transportation

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Greenville Urban League

Address: 12 Regency Hill Dr., Greenville, SC 29607

Phone Number: (864) 244-3862 Fax: (864) 244-6134

Operation Hours: 8:30 am–5:00 pm Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.urbanleagueupstate.org

Area Served: Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson, Pickens,

Laurens and Oconee Counties.

Services: A large number of youth programs, housing and supportive services, senior housing, business and technology programs, and financial assistance (for Greenville only).

Exception/Criteria: Set by counselor and based on need. Call for specific services in each county.

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Greenville Work Force Center of South Carolina Employment Security

Commission – Job Service

Address: 301 University Ridge, Ste. 1500

Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 467-7220

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.greenvillecounty.org

Area Served: Greenville County

Eligibility/Fees: Anyone legally able to work. No fees.

Application Procedure: Visit Office

Services:

Job Placement (Job Service) – Provides job placement to all individuals who are legally able to work. Special assistance is given to veterans, migrant seasonal farm workers, youths and the handicapped.

Labor Market Information – Provides labor market information to employers, applicants, and others who need it for planning purposes.

Alien Certification – Aids employers in obtaining aliens to fill jobs when there are no qualified citizens available.

Employment Assistance to the Disadvantaged – Provides employment assistance

through the Job Training Partnership Act Program and on–the–job training program for the economically disadvantaged. The Job Corps Program recruits, refers and enrolls 16 through 21 year old youths in a resident job training program.

Employment Assessment and Guidance – Utilizes testing to assist individuals with job placement and to help determine an individual’s interest and skills.

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Greenville YMCA

Mailing Address: 601 E. McBee St., Suite 212, Greenville, SC

29601

Walk–in Address: 721 Cleveland St.

101 Adams Mill Rd., Simpsonville

1250 Taylors Rd.

Phone Number: (864) 242-4651

(864) 963-3605

(864) 292-2790

Office Hours: 5:30 am – 9:30 pm, Monday – Thursday;

5:30 am – 8:30 pm, Friday

7:30 am –7:00 pm, Saturday

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Sunday

Web Address: www.ymcagreenville.org

Area Served: Greenville County

Eligibility/Fees: Anyone supporting the principles of the

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Services:

Camping (Residential) – Overnight, resident camping available for all ages. Activities include camp crafts, swimming, nature study, conservation, outdoor and indoor recreational activities and athletics. Offered at Camp Greenville.

Camping Day – Activities include camp crafts, field trips. Swimming, nature study, conservation, outdoor recreation. Offered at all branches except Camp Greenville.

Child Care – Involves supervised and planned early educational and developmental activities. Nursery available for program participants. After school child care available for ages 5-14. Children are picked up at school and transported to the YMCA where they participate in activities until the parent arrives.

Personal Development – Includes Indian Guides and Princesses for children and fathers who are frequently away from home and want to spend more quality time with their children; also includes Youth in Government which teaches citizenship through actual participation.

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Greer Community Ministries

Mailing Address: PO Box 1373, Greer, SC 29652-1373

Walk-in Address: 738 South Line Street, Greer, SC 29651

Phone Number: (864) 877-1937

Mobile Meals: (864) 879-2254

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Monday – Friday

9:00 am – 12:00 pm Monday – Friday

Assistance (Food Pantry, Clothing)

Web Address: www.greercommunityministries.com

Area Served: Greer

Eligibility/Fees: Variable according to program. No fees.

Application Procedure: Call or come in between 9 am – 12 pm

Program Services:

Home Delivered Meals – Mobile meals program provides daily noon meal to citizens age 61 or older who are unable to prepare their own meals.

Seniors Dining Congregate Program – For those 60 or older

Materials Assistance – Food pantry and clothing closet provided for anyone in need. 9 am – 12 pm for those in emergency situations.

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Greer Relief and Resources Agency

Mailing Address: PO Box 1303, Greer, SC 29652

Walk–in Address: 202 Victoria Street, Greer, SC 29652

Phone Number: (864) 848-5355

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.greerrelief.org

Area Served: Taylors, Greater Greer, Lyman, Wellford,

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Eligibility/Fees: Residents of the Greer area in need of the

basic necessities. Help is provided on a

limited one-time basis. No fees.

Application Procedure: Visit office.

Services:

Financial or Material Assistance – Provides emergency food, oil, or coal, help with rent and utilities. Assistance with the purchase of medicine is also available. If an applicant is not eligible for this particular program, referral to the proper source of help will be provided.

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Habitat for Humanity of Anderson County

Address: 210 S. Murray Ave., Anderson, SC 29624

Phone Number: (864) 375-1177

Web Address: www.hfh-sc-ande.huterra.com

Area Served: Anderson County

Services: Provide home ownership for persons unable to get homes through conventional resources.

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Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County, Inc.

Address: 305 Rutherford Rd., Greenville, SC 29609

Phone Number: (864) 298-0099

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Web Address: www.habitatgreenville.org

Area Served: Greenville County

Eligibility/Fees: Working with disadvantaged families with

children. Minimum income. Working 40

hour week or on 100% disability.

Application Procedure: Request and complete application.

Services:

Housing – Joint effort between home owners and construction participants to construct new housing for low income persons, making it possible for them to be homeowners. No rental assistance, no temporary housing or rehab. done.

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Habitat for Humanity for Oconee County, Inc.

Address: 130 Bountyland Rd., Seneca, SC 29672

Phone Number: (864) 888-2118

Web Address: www.ochfh.tripod.com

Area Served: Oconee County

Services: Provide home ownership for persons unable to get homes through conventional resources.

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Habitat for Humanity for Pickens County

Address: 309 E. Cedar Rock St., Pickens, SC 29671

Phone Number: (864) 878-6374 Fax (864) 878-6375

Web Address: www.pickenshabitat.org

Area Served: Pickens County

Services: Building new homes for low-income families who meet the following criteria: live in substandard housing, have income to make monthly payment on on-interest mortgage, are willing to partner in building home.

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Haven of Rest Mission

Address: 219 West Whitner St., Anderson, SC 29624

Phone Number: (864) 226-6193

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.havenofrest.cc

Serves: Area not restricted.

Services: Food, clothing, shelter, daily Christian services, counseling and referral.

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Harvest Hope Food Bank

Address: 2818 White Horse Rd., Greenville SC 29611

Phone Number: (864) 281-3995 Fax (864) 3998

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday

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Helping Hands of Clemson

Address: 105 W. Main St., Central, SC 29630

Phone Number: (864) 639-6533

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Area Served: Several surrounding counties.

Serves: Females: age Birth – 18; Males: age Birth

– 13. All of these children must have been

removed from their present home by DSS.

Services: Helping Hands is an emergency shelter for children who have been taken into care by the Department of Social Services.

Children usually stay for a maximum of 90 days, with a possible 40 day extension.

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Home with a Heart

Address: 220 James Mattison Rd., Liberty, SC 29657

Phone Number: (864) 843-3058 FAX: (864) 855-7199

Hours: 24/7

Web Address: www.homewithaheart.com

Area Served: Anderson, Greenville, Oconee, & Pickens

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Eligibility/Fees: None

Services: A residential program for recovering male alcoholics to provide free recovery services to those who cannot afford the cost of other programs. Any male alcoholic who has completed a detoxification process is eligible for program, regardless of age, race, or creed. Church based.

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Homes of Hope

Address: 3 Duncan St., Greenville, SC 29611

Phone: (864) 269-4663 Fax (864) 269-6235

Operation Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday – Friday

Services: Affordable Rental Housing Program, Homeownership Program, Manufactured Housing Program, transitional housing for homeless men (Samaritan Village)

Exception/Criteria: income limitation, homeless men only for transitional located in Easley.

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Hope Baptist Church

Address: 700 E. Whitner St., Anderson, SC 29624

Phone: (864) 225-6800

A food pantry is opened one day a week (weather permitting) on Thursday from 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm for a first come first served (clients will want to arrive by 1 pm)

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Hope Women’s Center, Inc.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 225, Easley, SC 29641

Walk–in Address: 879 Gentry Memorial Hwy, Easley

Emergency Line: (864) 855-8500

Office Hours: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday, Tuesday, and

Thursday

Web Address: www.yourservant.com

Area Served: Pickens County

Services: Free pregnancy testing, confidential counseling, baby needs, maternity needs, furnishing for baby, spiritual counseling, educational materials, post-abortion Bible study, support group. Church based.

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Hospice of the Upstate

Address: 1835 Rogers Rd., Anderson, SC 29621

Phone Number: (864) 224-3358

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.hospicehouse.net

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Services: Compassionate, cost effective, quality care for terminally ill in their homes or in the Callie and John Rainey Hospice House.

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Housing Authority of Anderson, The

Address: 1335 E. River St., Anderson, SC 29624

Phone Number: (864) 260-5120

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday– Friday

Area Served: City of Anderson

Serves: All low income families and single people

needing government subsidized housing.

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Housing Authority of Greenville, The

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 10047, Greenville, SC 29603

Walk-in Address: 511 B Augusta Rd., Greenville, SC

Phone Number: (864) 467-4250

Resident/Community Services – 467-3086

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.tgha.net

Area Served: Greenville County

Eligibility/Fees: Families, elderly and disabled individuals

whose income is less than 50% of the

median income of the County. No fees.

Application Procedure: In person, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Tuesday,

Wednesday, and Thursday.

Handicapped, Elderly– 9:00 am– 5:00 pm,

Monday – Friday.

Services: Low cost public housing.

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Human Relations Commission of Greenville County

Address: 301 University Ridge, Suite 1600

Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 467-7095

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.greenvillecounty.org

Area Served: Greenville County

Eligibility/Fees: Resident of Greenville Co. No fees.

Application Procedure: Call, write, or visit office.

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Equal Access & Opportunity Promotion and Enforcement – receives, researches, and conciliates alleged discrimination complaints and requests for assistance in compliance with the SC Human Affairs Law and the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The Commission works under these laws to protect an individual’s rights in seeking

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housing, employment, education, and public accommodations. The Commission is responsible for addressing community issues where inter–group relations or unrest may be a problem and to act as a mediator, promoting community problem solving.

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Interim Healthcare

Address: 2001 E. Greenville St., Anderson, SC 29621

Phone Number: (864) 225-2007 (800) 293-8027

Hospice: (800) 758-4966

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

RN on call 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week

Web Address: www.interimhealthcare.com

Area Served: Anderson, Oconee, Cherokee, Spartanburg,

Greenville, and Pickens Counties.

Services:

Intermittent Home Health Services: skilled care for all ages.

Homestyle Private Duty Services: specially trained staff to assist with household activities.

Personal Emergency Response Systems

Senior Network Website: www.interimhealthcare.coln, 1-866-414-4143

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Iva Community Recreation Association

Address: P.O. Box 747, Iva, SC 29655

Phone Number: (864) 352-6146

Web Address: www.ivarecreation.com

Email: ivarecreation@yahoo.com

Serves: Children through Seniors in Anderson

School District #3

Services: Multiple recreational services.

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Legal Services Agency of Western Carolina, Inc.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 768, Anderson, SC 29622

Walk-in Address: 303 E. River St., Anderson, SC 29621

Phone Number: (864) 226-7216

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.lawyers.justia.com

Eligibility: Income based on federal guidelines

Services: Legal representation in civil cases only. No fee generating or criminal cases. No legal advice given over phone.

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Let’s Do Recovery House

Address: 516 4th Ave., Greenville, SC 29609

Phone Number: (864) 232-5874

Service: Homeless women and families that suffer from alcohol and substance abuse.

Exception/Criteria: No alcohol or drugs upon entry.

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Liberty Recreation

Mailing Address: PO Box 716, Liberty, SC 29657

Walk-in Address: Mills Avenue, Liberty

Phone Number: (864) 843-6588

Web Address: www.libertysc.com

Area Served: Liberty school attendance area.

Eligibility/Fees: Varies with each activity.

Services: Youth recreation, softball, baseball, football, basketball, and adult softball.

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LiveWell Greenville

Address: PO Box 2284, Greenville, SC 29602

Phone Number: (864) 230-6127

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.livewellgreenville.org

Greenville County Resource development, healthy lifestyles promotion, and community.

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Living Water Church

Address: 835 New Hope Rd., Anderson, SC 29622

Phone Number: (864) 224-9315

On call food pantry

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Loaves & Fishes

Address: 25 Woods Lake Rd., Greenville, SC 29607

Phone Number: (864) 232-3595, (864) 235-7722

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.loavesandfishesgreenville.com

Area Served: Greenville, Greer, Simpsonville, Laurens

Eligibility/Fees: None (Non–profit organization)

Application Procedure: Mail or Call.

Services:

Food and Nutrition – deliveries are to approved agencies only.

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Make A Wish Foundation

Address: 225 S. Pleasantburg Dr.

Greenville, SC 29607

Phone Number: (864) 250-0702

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Web Address: www.sc.wish.org

Area Served: South Carolina

Services: Provide wish fulfillment to children 2½ – 18 Years old with life threatening illnesses as diagnosed by a physician.

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March of Dimes – Upstate Division

Address: 37 Villa Rd, Box 123, Greenville, SC 29615

Phone Number: 1-800-950-3463

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.marchofdimes.com

Area Served: Anderson, Greenville, Laurens, Oconee,

Pickens, Spartanburg, Greenwood,

Abbeville, McCormick, & Saluda Counties.

Services: Research and prevention of birth defects.

Educational materials available free of charge. Group presentations. Referral Services. Free prenatal, prepared childbirth classes in Greenville.

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Marshall I. Pickens Hospital – Behavioral Health Services

Address: 701 Grove Road, Greenville, SC 29605

Phone Number: (888) 852-8520 FAX: (864) 455-8424

Office Hours: Clinical Assessment/Referral – 24/7

Web Address: www.ghspsych.org

Eligibility/Fees: Contact Admissions Office

Application Procedure: Contact Admissions Office

Services:

Addlife Addictions Services – Provides intervention, detoxification, inpatient, outpatient, and recovery house skills, Brownell Center – Provides outpatient services at two locations: 890 W. Faris Rd. and 2092... Woodruff Rd., Greenville.

Adult Services – Provides inpatient acute services, geropsychiatric services, partial hospitalization services, dual diagnosis services, outpatient services, and support groups. Child and Adolescent Services – Provides inpatient acute services, partial hospitalization services and outpatient services. There is also a residential treatment facility for children ages 6 – 12.

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Meals on Wheels of Greenville County

Address: 15 Oregon Street, Greenville, SC 29605

Phone Number: (864) 233-6565

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.mealcall.org

Area Served: Greenville County

Eligibility/Fees: Homebound, mentally/physically

incapacitated to the point meal preparation is

impossible, doctor’s confirmation, must live

by themselves, no age requirement. No fees.

Application Procedure: Referral by Doctor.

Services: Home Delivered Meals – preparation and delivery of hot noon meal Monday – Friday. Diets are approved by clients’ doctor. Supplementary foods also provided.

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Mental Health Association of Greenville

Address: 429 N. Main St., Ste. 2

Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 467-3344

Web Address: www.mhagc.org

Area Served: Greenville County

Eligibility/Fees: General Public

Application Procedure: Call office.

Purpose of Agency: To work for America’s mental health and

victory over mental illness.

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Meyer Center for Special Children

Address: 1132 Rutherford Rd., Greenville, SC 29609

Phone Number: (864) 250-0005

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.meyercenter.org

Area Served: Upstate South Carolina

Eligibility/Fees: Preschool orthopedic and neuromuscular

handicaps with average to normal

intelligence functioning. Sensory impaired

preschoolers with therapy needs. Sliding fee

scale.

Application Procedure: Call social worker.

Services: PreSchool Education, Developmental Training and Therapy –Occupational, physical, and speech pathology services.

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Miracle Hill Renewal Center

Address: 19 Graves Dr., Greenville, SC 29609

Phone Number: (864) 242-2166 Fax (864) 282-2336

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm Monday – Friday

Available 24 hours a day

Web Address: www.miraclehill.org

Services: Homeless and/or low income women in early recovery from substance abuse, alcohol and other drug dependency. Licensed by DHEC as a residential care facility; assists women with treatment for their substance abuse condition. Offers case management, individual and group counseling, education and life skill classes, and transportion to residents.

Exception/Criteria: 18 years old or older

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National Federation of the Blind of Pickens County

Address: 112 Ivey Drive, Liberty, SC 29657

Phone Number: (864) 878-6027

Email: Dr.PhilGood@worldnet.art.net

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Area Served: Pickens County

Eligibility/Fees: None

Services: Numerous services for Blind/Low Vision individuals, or medical conditions which lead to blindness.

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National Kidney Foundation

Address: 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY, 10016

Phone Number: (800) 622-9010 FAX: (212) 689-9261

Web Address: www.kidney.org

Services: Volunteer, not–for–profit organization dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary diseases, improving the health and well–being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increasing the availability of organs for transplantation. Educational materials available.

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National Runaway Safeline

Address: 3080 North Lincoln, Chicago, Illinois 60657

Phone Number: (800) 786-2929

Web Address: www.1800runaway.org

Area Served: United States

Office Hours: 24/7

Services: Toll–free referral and information contact point for runaway youth throughout the nation. Confidential nationwide clearance for information about where runaway youth can seek help for their problem situation. Serves as a neutral

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channel through which runaways can contact their families. Free transportation back to custodial parent.

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National STD Hotline

Phone Number: (800) 232-4636

Office Hours: 24/7

Web Address: www.usa.gov

Email: cdcinfo@cdc.gov

Services: Information about Sexually Transmitted Diseases, i.e., HIV/AIDS, Herpes, Gonorrhea, etc.

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Nehemiah Corporation

Address: 111-C South Main St., Greer, SC 29650

Phone Number: (864) 430-3023 or (864) 430-6695

Fax (864) 430-6695

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Web Address: www.nehemiahcrc.org

Area Served: South Carolina

Eligibility/Fees: Dependent on the level of assistance.

Services: Acts as a developer of affordable housing to special needs populations and low income families and individuals throughout South Carolina. Housing Development and Rehab.; Housing Management Consulting; Nonprofit Organization and Business Planning.

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New Foundations

Address: 2300 Stand Ridge Rd., Anderson, SC 29625

Phone Number: (864) 255-1628 FAX: (864) 260-4699

Web Address: www.newfoundationschildren.com

Purpose of Agency: A private, non–profit treatment agency

dedicated to caring for emotionally

disturbed children, adolescents, & families.

Services:

Crisis Stabilization Program (260-4702) – Provides short term stabilization and overall care for children and adolescents age 6-21 experiencing behaviors and/or acute psychiatric problems.

High Management Residential Care (255-1628) – Provides residential care to clients, ages 10-18, who are classified as emotionally handicapped, physically or sexually abused, or neglected.

Clinical Day Program (260-4874) – A School Program and Experimental Learning Program are provided for students classified emotionally handicapped as an appropriate educational placement. Serves New Foundations clients as well as day students from Anderson School Districts 1-5.

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Independent Living Services (260-6344) – Serves adolescents, ages 16-21, who have achieved success in a previous placement, and prepares them for a stable transition into the community.

Big Brothers/Big Sisters (260-4698) – Provides children in the community an opportunity to develop a positive, caring and trusting relationship with an adult volunteer. Programs in Anderson and Oconee Counties.

Therapeutic Family Services (231-1947) – Works to minimize moves from Placement to placement for children in foster care and their biological homes.

Wrap Around Services (235-1628) – Provides transportation, tutoring, positive role models, shadows and/or behavior management to clients in order to maintain in the least restrictive environment, often the biological home.

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New Horizon Family Health Services, Inc.

Downtown

Address: 130 Mallard Street, Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 233-1534

Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Slater

Address: 100 Lindbergh Street, Slater, SC 29683

Phone Number: (864) 836-1109

Office Hours: Monday –Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

West End Medical Alliance

Mailing Address: 811 Pendleton Street

Walk-in Address: #11 Medical Court, Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 751 - 3200

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Golden Strip Family & Child Development Center

Address: 1102 Howard Drive, Simpsonville, SC

29681

Phone Number: (864) 967-2022, ext 37

Office Hours: Wednesday & Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Northwest Crescent Child Development & Family Services Center

Address: 925 N. Franklin Road, Greenville, SC 29617

Phone Number: (864) 250-0320

Office Hours: Monday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Phillis Wheatley Center

Address: 335 Greenacre Road, Greenville, SC 29607

Phone Number: (864) 241-1398

Office Hours: Thursday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Greer

Address: J. Verne Smith Human Resource Center

202 Victoria Street, Greer, SC 29650

Phone Number: (864) 801-2035

Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tuesday: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Web Address: www.newhorizonfhs.org

Eligibility/Fee: We accept Medicare, Medicaid and some

private insurance. We also offer a sliding

fee discount. What you pay depends upon

your income and family size.

Services: Provide routine medical care for all ages, from infant to the elderly. For established patients there is an on-site pharmacy at our downtown and West End locations. Our competent team of medical providers includes Pediatricians, Family Practitioners, Internists and Family Nurse Practitioners.

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No Place Like Home

Address: 211 E. Calhoun St., Anderson, SC 29621

Phone Number: (864) 224-3430

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.noplacelikehomesc.com

Serves: Seniors, disabled of all ages, patients

recuperating from illness, all incomes, in

Anderson County.

Services: In–home companion care, shopping for groceries or clothes, assistance going to the doctor or therapy sessions, errand service, laundry and weekly linen washing, light housework, preparing meals .

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North Greenville University

Mailing Address: PO Box 1892, Tigerville, SC 29688

Walk-in Address: 2801 North Tigerville Road

Phone Number: (864) 977-7000

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Thursday

8:30 am – 12:00 pm, Friday

Web Address: www.ngu.edu

Area Served: Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson,

and Pickens Counties.

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Oconee AID

Address: 105 Harrison Ave., Walhalla, SC 29691

Phone Number: (864) 638-6963 Fax (864) 718-8035

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday

9:00 am – 1:00 pm for bill assistance

Service: Assists on one utility bill (rent, house payment, water, heat, or electric) per 6 months up to $100.00, provides free clothing and maintains a small food bank.

Exception/Criteria: Must be an Oconee resident for 30 days

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Oconee County Library

Address: 501 W. South Broad St, Walhalla, SC 29691

Phone Number: (864) 638-4133

Office Hours: Vary by each branch.

Web Address: www.oconee.lib.sc.us

Area Served: Oconee County

Services: Loan of books, magazines, records, cassettes, pamphlets, framed art prints, 16 mm projectors, overhead projectors, tape recorders, screens, and videos. Photocopier available.

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Oconee County School District

Mailing Address: PO Box 649, Walhalla, SC 29691

Phone Number: (864) 738-4000

Web Address: www.oconee.k12.sc.us

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Oconee Memorial Hospital Emergency Medical Service

Address: 298 Memorial Dr., Seneca, SC 29672

Phone Number: (864) 882-3351

Office Hours: 24/7

Web Address: www.oconeemed.org

Area Served: Oconee County primary service area.

Services:

Emergency medical service, full–time advanced life support, convalescent.

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Oconee Memorial Hospital Wellness Center

Address: 298 Memorial Dr., Seneca, SC 29672

Phone Number: (864) 885-7654

Office Hours: 8:00 am –7:30 pm, Monday – Thursday

8:00 am – 6:30 pm, Friday

Web Address: www.oconeemed.org

Services: Programs to keep people healthy, improve wellness, and prevent illness.

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Some scholarships available on selected programs. Fitness, nutrition, smoking cessation, childbirth education, parenting, weight loss, health screenings, and health information.

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Operation Andrew Ministries

Mailing Address: PO Box 2546, Greenville, SC 29602

Walk-in Address: 801 Pinckney St., Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 242-2911

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 11:00 am, Tuesday, Wednesday,

and Thursday.

Area Served: Upstate South Carolina

Services: Marriage counseling, budget training, job and life skills training, emergency food supplies, working to keep families together, assistance in finding housing.

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Operation Care (Food)

Address: 3 Middleton Blvd, Williamston, SC 29697

Phone Number: (864) 847-7090

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Mon., Wed., Fri.

(or until first 10 families have been helped)

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Palmetto Baptist Medical Center

Mailing Address: PO Box 2129, Easley, SC 29640

Walk-in Address: 200 Fleetwood Drive, Easley, SC

Phone Number: (864) 855-7200 FAX: (864) 855-7548

Office Hours: 24/7

Web Address: www.baptisteasley.org

Services: Modem acute care facility serving patients with state-of-the-art technologies.

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Patrick B. Harris Psychiatric Hospital

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2907, Anderson, SC 29622

Walk-in Address: 130 Hwy. 252, Anderson, SC 29621

Phone Number: (864) 231-2600

Visitation Hours: Weekdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm; Weekends and

Holidays, 2:00 – 4:00 pm & 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Area Served: 13 counties in Upstate

Services: For any citizen 18 years and older: Inpatient psychiatric facility with treatment by qualified physicians, 24 hour nursing staff, skilled activity therapists, social workers, psychologists, and counselors.

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Phillis Wheatley Association

Address: 40 John McCarroll Way, Greenville, SC

29607

Phone Number: (864) 235-3411 FAX: (864) 467-1306

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.philliswheatleyassociation.org

Area Served: Greenville and Spartanburg Counties

Eligibility/Fees: Preschool, age 3 years, through Senior

Citizens. Fees based on income.

Application Procedure: Call or visit office.

Purpose of Agency: To help people grow and develop to their

fullest potential; to assist them in obtaining

or maintaining self sufficiency; building

self-responsibility.

Services:

Child Care (Preschool and After School) – Promotes social and physical development; provides educational experiences, recreation, health screening.

Personal Development – Provides a Repertory Theatre for youth and a Leadership Development Program for adults.

Big Brothers, Big Sisters Program – Matches boys and girls from single parent homes with an adult volunteer on a one-to-one basis.

Recreation – Provides programs designed for pre–schoolers through senior citizens. Activities include swimming, basketball, baseball, volleyball, tennis, ping pong, billiards, boxing, and other recreational activities.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention – Focuses on the personal development of young people so that they can become responsible decision makers. Activities are provided that foster a positive self-concept.

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Phoenix Center, The

Address: 1400 Cleveland St., Greenville, SC 29607

Phone Number: (864) 467-3790 Fax (864) 467-3779

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Service: The Phoenix Center is the legislated authority on substance abuse for Greenville County. It is the county’s largest provider of treatment and prevention services.

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Pickens County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs

Mailing Address: 1308 Griffin Mill Rd., Easley, SC 29640

Phone Number: (864) 859-8858

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Eligibility/Fees: None

Services: Adult Day Program, Residential Services, Early Intervention, Supported

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Employment, Enclaves and Job Coach, Access Services for individuals with head and spinal cord injuries.

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Pickens County Clemson Extension Service

Mailing Address: PO Box 995, Pickens, SC 29671

Walk-in Address: 222 W. Main St., Lower Level, Pickens, SC

Phone Number: (864) 878-1394 FAX: (864) 878-6712

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.clemson.edu/pickens

Area Served: Pickens County and surrounding area

Services: Education in 16 disciplines relating to agriculture and natural resources, youth development, home economics, and community development. These programs are available to everyone.

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Pickens County Department of Social Services

Mailing Address: PO Box 158, Pickens, SC 29671

Walk-in Address: 212 McDaniel Avenue, Pickens, SC

Phone Number: (864) 898-5810 FAX: (864) 898-5819

Emergency Line: (864) 898-5500 (for child/adult abuse or

neglect)

Web Address: www.dss.sc.gov

Services: Food Stamps, Health Care, Abuse/Neglect, Job Training and Employment Services, and Unmarried Parents Services.

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Pickens County Emergency Services

Address: 1509 Walhalla Hwy., Pickens, SC 29671

Phone Number: (864) 898-5945 FAX: (864) 898-5947

Office Hours: Administrative Staff– 8:00 am– 5:00 pm

Monday – Friday; Emergency Response

Personnel – 24/7.

Web Address: www.co.pickens.sc.us

Area Served: Pickens County

Eligibility/Fees: Rescue Division: None; Emergency Calls:

$180 + supplies/equipment used; EMS,

Non-emergency calls: $120 +

supplies/equipment used.

Services:

Emergency Preparedness – planning for and mitigation of disaster situations within Pickens County. Rescue Division provides services such as vehicle restriction and medical first response.

EMS – responds to emergency and non-emergency calls through Pickens Co.

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Pickens County Free Medical Clinic

Address: 303 Dacusville Hwy., Easley, SC

Phone Number: (864) 855-7936 FAX: (864) 855-7912

Office Hours: Pharmacy: Thursday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Medical: Monday and Tuesday 9:00 am –

12:00 pm and 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Thursday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm

until 5:00 pm

Must have an appointment to see physician.

Area Served: Pickens County

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Pickens County Health Department

Address: 200 McDaniel Ave., Pickens, SC 29671

Phone Number: (864) 898-5965

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.scdhec.gov

Area Served: Pickens County

Eligibility/Fees: Sliding scale

Services: Provides quality care and services to insure the opportunity for everyone to have good health.

Child Health – Postpartum and Newborn Home Visits; Routing “Well Baby” Check-ups; Early Periodic Screening/Diagnostic Testing; Childhood Immunizations; Children’s Rehabilitative Services. (864) 859-6231 Easley; (864) 898-5968 – Immunizations.

Prenatal Care – for all women who meet income guidelines; routine medical assessments, laboratory testing, nursing, social work, and health education services. (864) 898-5969

Family Support Services – Nutrition, Social Work, Health Education, Public Health Nursing. Women, Infants and Children (WMC) – nutrition program for pregnant and nursing women, infants, and children up to five years of age whose health is impaired by poor nutrition, (864) 898–5969.

Family Planning – confidential, one–to–one counseling on the various methods of birth control and the benefits of spacing the birth of children. Pickens – (864)

898-5978; Easley – (864) 859-6231; Pregnancy Testing – (864) 898-5965.

Adult Health – Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic, HIV (AIDS) Disease Testing Program, Tuberculosis Control Program. (864) 898-5965.

Other Services – Nutrition Education/Counseling, (864) 898-5965; Social Work Services, (864) 898-5965; Vital Records Office, (864) 898-5826, Home Health Services, (864) 898-5839; Environmental Health Services, (864) 898-5832.

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Pickens County Lifelong Learning/Adult Education

Address: 200 West D. St., Easley, SC 29640

Phone Number: (864) 855-8198 FAX: (864) 850-8116

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Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.alc.pickens.k12.sc.us

Area Served: Pickens County

Services: Parent Education Program, At Risk Youth, Career and Technology Center Advisory Council and School-to-Work Coordinator, Adult Access to Vocational Training at Simpson Academy, Business and Education partnerships with Tri-County Technical College, Local PTA’s, Assistant Superintendent for Academic Affairs.

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Pickens County Literacy Association

Address: 117 Johnson St., Pickens, SC 29671

Phone Number: (864) 878-9642

Area Served: Pickens County

Eligibility/Fees: None

Services: Training volunteers to tutor. Tutoring adults with reading difficulties;

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Pickens County Meals on Wheels

Address: 704 Pendleton St., Easley, SC 29640

Phone Number: (864) 855-3770

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.pcmow.org

Area Served: Pickens County, except Clemson

Fees: Donations only.

Services: Provides home-delivered, hot meal to Homebound persons who are unable to prepare their own meals. Must be 60 years old, no family or friends to help, and not able to get one hot meal a day.

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Pickens County School District

Address: 1348 Griffin Mill Rd., Easley, SC 29640

Phone Number: (864) 855-8150

Web Address: www.pickens.k12.sc.us

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Pickens County YMCA

Address: 2223 Gentry Memorial Highway

Pickens, SC 29671

Phone Number: (864) 878-8380

Web Address: www.pcymca.net

Services: Same as Easley YMCA.

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Pickens County Recreation Department

Address: 545 Sangamo Rd., Pickens, SC

Phone Number: (864) 878-2296 FAX: (864) 878-2291

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.cityofpickens.com

Area Served: City of Pickens and surrounding area.

Eligibility/Fees: Registration: $45 in city, $55 out-of-city

Services: Youth sports.

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Piedmont Center for Mental Health Services

Address: 20 Powderhorn Dr., Simpsonville, SC 29681

Phone Number: (864) 963-3421

Web Address: www.scdmh.org

Area Served: Southern and Eastern Greenville County

Eligibility/Fees: General public.

Application Procedure: Call

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Outpatient Psychiatric Care – receive routine referrals and perform intake; child and adult divisions screen, diagnose, and treat through medicine, individual, group, and family therapy, home visits and coordination with other agencies. Evaluations and diagnostic assessments are done for patients of other agencies on a selective basis. Child program works with local schools, day care centers, etc. to identify and treat troubled children. Aftercare services are provided for former hospital and chronic patients, beginning during hospitalization and bridging to return to outpatient care in the community. Also provides services to the deaf and other specialized groups such as elderly, drug addicts, and rape victims. The Center researches mental health needs of the community, develop programs, policies, models, and alternative courses of treatment and assignment to appropriate treatment service(s). Also assists with admissions to local psychiatric hospitalization program at Marshall. Pickens and the Piedmont Center for Mental Health.

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Piedmont Emergency Relief Center PERC

Mailing Address: 1 Main St., Piedmont, SC 29673

Phone Number: (864) 845-5355

Office Hours: Monday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tuesday: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Thursday: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Web Address: www.piedmonterc.org

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month period. Please call the food pantry to confirm hours have not changed.

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Piedmont Women’s Center

Mailing Address: PO Box 26866, Greenville, SC 29616

Walk-in Address: 1146 Grove Road, Greenville, SC

Phone Number: (864) 233-3823

Web Address: www.piedmontwomenscenter.org

Area Served: Upstate South Carolina

Services: Free confidential pregnancy testing;

Material Assistance – maternity clothes, baby clothes, diapers, information on pre-natal development, information on newborn parenting skills, abstinence education and life-style counseling, referrals to shepherding homes for girls and Christian Adoption Agencies .

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Prevent Child Abuse Pickens County / The Parenting Place

Address: 1899 Gentry Mem. Hwy., Easley, SC 29640

Phone Number: (864) 898-5583

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.theparentingplacepca.org

Area Served: Pickens County

Services: Provides direct educational parenting information to care givers through a newsletter; Parents Anonymous (support group); provides educational support to teenage parents (WINGS); parenting classes; literature; educational workshops for professionals.

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Pro Parents

Address: 625 Bush River Rd., Suite 218

Columbia, SC 29210

Phone Number: (800) 759-4776 (803) 772-5688

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.proparents.org

Area Served: Piedmont Area (Upstate)

Fees: None

Services: Information about legal rights of children with special needs or disabilities within the school system, referrals to other agencies.

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Project Host, Inc., Soup Kitchen

Mailing Address: PO Box 345, Greenville, SC 29602

Walk-in Address: 525 S. Academy St., Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 235-3403

Web Address: www.projecthost.org

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Area Served: Greenville

Eligibility/Fees: Hungry people

Services: Congregate meals 7 days a week, all year.

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Recreation Department of the City of Greenville

Mailing Address: PO Box 2207, Greenville, SC 29602

Walk-in Address: City Hall, 206 S. Main St., Greenville

Phone Number: (864) 467-4355

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.greenvillesc.org

Area Served: Greenville City Limits

Eligibility/Fees: Must be Greenville City resident.

Applicable fees charged per program.

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Rocky Bottom Camp of the Blind

Address: 112 Hancock Road, Sunset, SC 29685

Phone Number: (864) 878-9090

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.nfbsc.net

Area Served: South Carolina

Eligibility/Fees: None to legally blind.

Services: A year-round camp free for all the blind of South Carolina and their immediate families. Organized programs include: Children’s camp, spring/fall senior camps for seniors aged sixty and over, eight weeks a year of training and mobility training done jointly with the SC Commission for the Blind, and other organized training and retreat programs for the blind. When not in use for the blind, the camp is available for rent by others.

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Ronald McDonald House

Address: 706 Grove Rd., Greenville, SC 29605

Phone Number: (864) 235-0506 FAX: (864) 235-2316

Emergency Line: (864) 290-6223 (Beeper)

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Monday – Friday

10:00 am – 6:00 pm, Saturday

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Sunday

Web Address: www.rmhc-carolinas.org

Eligibility/Fees: $5.00 per night.

Service: Temporary lodging for families of children 21 years or younger who are receiving medical treatment at local hospitals. Hospitals must refer guests.

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Safe Harbor, Inc.

Address: 429 N. Main St., Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 467-1177 FAX: (864) 467-3638

24 Hour Crisis Line: 1-800-291-2139

Office Hours: 24/7

Web Address: www.safeharborsc.org/contact.us

Area Served: Greenville, Pickens, Anderson, & Oconee

Counties

Eligibility/Fees: None

Services:

Emergency Shelter – temporary emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children 24 hours a day.

Crisis Counseling – 24 hours a day through telephone & admittance to residence

Community Support Groups – ongoing community support groups for victims.

Services to Residents – shelter, counseling and case management, support groups and living skills classes to residents for 6 weeks (more or less).

Community Education – training and education to all community groups working with victims of domestic violence.

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Safe Harbor II, Inc.

Address: P.O. Box 174, Greenville, SC 29602

Phone Number: (864) 261-3633

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Services: Provides temporary, emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children. Lodging, food, personal items, clothing, and other necessities are provided. Residents receive counseling, case management, support group therapy and living skills.

Exception/Criteria: Length is 6 weeks; homeless due to domestic violence

Service Area: See also Oconee and Pickens

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Salvation Army, The

Address/Phone Numbers: PO Box 1237, Greenville, SC 29602

417 Rutherford St., Greenville, SC 29609

(864) 235-4803

PO Box 2148, Easley, SC 29641

128 S. Pendleton St., Easley, SC 29640

(864) 859-7020

101 Wallace Dr., Easley, SC 29641

(864) 855-6408

3719 Clemson Blvd., Anderson, SC 29621

106 and 112 Tolly St., Anderson, SC 29624

(864) 225-7381

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104 Colonial Plaza, Seneca, SC 29670

(864) 882-7450

311 S. John St., Walhalla, SC 29678

(864) 882-1160

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.salvationarmyusa.org

Services: Food, clothing, financial assistance, shelter, afterschool programs.

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Salvation Army Boys and Girls Clubs, The

Address/Phone Numbers: 424 Westfield St., Greenville, SC 29601

(864) 527-5943

www.krocgreenville.org

106 Tolly St., Anderson, SC 29624

www.bcca.org

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Area Served: Greenville and Anderson Counties

Eligibility/Fees: $5.00/year; Summer program additional.

Services:

Personal Development – a variety of programs, offered to boys and girls, to enhance personal growth.

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Senior Action

Address: 50 Directors Dr., Greenville, SC 29615

Phone Number: (864) 467-3660 Fax (864) 467-3668

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.upstateseniors.org

Area Served: Greenville County

Services: Congregate meals, transportation, social and recreational activities, information and referral, case management, homemaking, and telephone reassurance.

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Senior Solutions

Address/Phone Numbers: 1520 E. Greenville St., Anderson, SC 29621

(864) 332-0655

3420 Clemson Blvd., Anderson, SC 29621

(864) 225-3370

303 Zion St., Belton, SC 29627

(864) 338-6823

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.seniorsolutions.org

Area Served: Anderson and Oconee Counties

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Services: Transportation, information and referral,

outreach in-home services (meals, recreation, socialization), recreation, emergency assistance, adult day care, senior employment, senior activity centers and physical fitness.

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Serenity Place – Women’s Residential

Address: PO Box 1948, Greenville, SC 29602

Phone Number: (864) 467-3751 Fax (864) 467-3976

Hours of Operation: 24/7

Services: Offers transitional housing with case management to women who are recovering from addictions, are pregnant or parenting long term; therapeutic child treatment day care for children who have developmental delays; in-home services for families who try to remain together when addiction is involved. They work directly with the Phoenix Center.

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SHARE – Sunbelt Human Advancement Resources, Inc.

Address/Phone Numbers: 1200 Pendleton St., Greenville, SC 29601

(864) 269-0700 FAX: (864) 295-6151

400 East River St., Anderson, SC 29624

PO Box 2113, Anderson, SC 29622

(864) 224-7028 FAX: (864) 226-8636

204 N. Fairplay St., Seneca, SC 29678

(864) 882-3495 FAX: (864) 885-0634

1725 E. Main St., Easley, SC 29640

(864) 859-2989 FAX: (864) 859-1401

Office Hours: 8:30 am– 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.sharesc.org

Services: Children and family development, head start programs, emergency services, case management, education and skills training, employment, housing and neighborhood development, and health and wellness.

Exception/Criteria: based on income, age, disabilities, etc. Need to bring SSN for everyone in household, eviction notice, bill, and proof of income for last 30 days.

Food/Grocery Assistance, Medical & Prescription Assistance, Rental Assistance, Utility Assistance, Heating Assistance

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Shepard’s Gate

Address: 11 Regency Hill Dr., Greenville, SC 29607

Phone Number: (864) 268-5589 FAX: (864) 268-0228

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Area Served: Upstate South Carolina

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Eligibility/Fees: None

Services: Forty-six bed shelter for homeless women & families; emergency housing, meals, clothing, day care, laundry, facilities, personal care items, addiction treatment programs, personal care items, personal counseling, GED training, gospel services and access to other services in the community.

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Shriner’s Hospital for Children

Address: 950 W. Faris Rd., Greenville, SC 29605

Phone Number: (864) 271-3444 FAX: (864) 271-4471

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org

Area Served: Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia,

North and South Carolina

Eligibility/Fees: None

Services: Free pediatric orthopedic care to children 0 – 18 years of age.

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Smith House – Pendleton Place Children’s Shelter

Phone Number: (864) 467-3651 Fax (864) 467-3645

Hours of Operation: 24 hours and 7 days a week

Services: Provides long-term residential care and development of independent living skills for young women 15-21

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Society of St. Vincent de Paul (Holy Cross Catholic Church)

Mailing Address: PO Box 855, Pickens, SC 29671

Walk-in Address: 558 Hampton Ave., Pickens, SC 29671

Phone Number: (864) 878-3820 FAX: (864) 878-0028

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon, Tuesday

Area Served: Pickens County

Eligibility/Fees: None

Services:

Assistance for people in need; utilities, rent. Church based.

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South Carolina AIDS Hotline

Address: P.O. Box 101106, Columbia, SC 29611

Phone Number: 1-800-322-2437

Office Hours: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm, Monday – Friday

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South Carolina Autism Society

Address: 5 Century Dr., Greenville, SC 29607

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Phone Number: (864) 241-8669

Web Address: www.autismspeaks.org

Area Served: South Carolina

Services: Serves as an advocacy agency to promote education, training, research, parent fellowship, and general welfare of autistic persons and their families in SC. Serves as a clearing house for information and referral on autism. Annual Fall Conference.

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South Carolina Centers for Equal Justice

Mailing Address: PO Box 10706, Greenville, SC 29601

Walk-in Address: 701 S. Main St., Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 679-3252

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.sccej.org

Area Served: Greenville, Pickens, Anderson, Abbeville,

Greenwood, McCormick, Oconee, and

Edgefield Counties.

Eligibility/Fees: Family income not over 125% of Poverty

Level. Income based fee.

Application Procedure: Call or walk in.

Purpose of Agency: To provide quality civil legal advice /

representation to income eligible population

in priority areas adopted by the governing

board.

Services:

Legal Aid and Defense – civil representation for the poor in civil matters. Cases include consumer and debtor/creditor disputes; landlord/tenant problems; social security, SSI, food stamps, welfare and other public benefits eligibility problems; child support, custody–guardianship and other domestic problems such as divorce and separation; services also provided to organizations of the poor, such as neighborhood improvement associations, welfare rights organizations and tenants organizations.

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South Carolina Commission for the Blind

Mailing Address: PO Box 2467, Columbia SC 29201

Walk-in Address: 1430 Confederate Ave., Columbia, SC

Phone Number: (888) 335-5951

Local Office: 620 N. Main St., Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 241-1111

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday– Friday

Web Address: www.publicinfo@sccb.sc.org

Area Served: South Carolina

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upon meeting the legal definition of

blindness. Individuals with severe visual

disability which will result in legal blindness

within 24-month period are also eligible for

services. Legal blindness must be verified

by an acceptable eye examination. There are

financial eligibility requirements for some

services.

Application Procedure: Call office.

Services:

Vocational Rehabilitation – to assist blind and visually impaired clients in securing productive employment and achieving economic independence. The Commission for the Blind operates the Ellen Beach Mack Rehabilitation Center (EBMRC) in Columbia. This residential facility offers a variety of training programs including vocational rehabilitation, adjustment to blindness, vocational evaluation, training in the use of adaptive equipment, horti-therapy, and business enterprise. SCCB Vocational Rehabilitation clients can access independent living skills training at mini–centers in Spartanburg on the campus of the SC School for the Deaf and Blind and in the James C. Belissary Rehabilitation Center in Florence. Remaining areas throughout the state are served by Mobile Outreach Units.

Employment and Training Division – serves as a liaison between client and employer.

Business Enterprise Program (BEP) – offers employment for the blind while providing public and private locations with food service.

Low Vision Clinics –located in Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Spartanburg, and Walterboro, these clinics evaluate client’s low vision needs, provide training and prescribe magnifiers, glasses, and other aids designed to maximize remaining vision.

Client Transportation Program – transports clients to jobs, job interviews, medical appointments, related to SCCB services, interviews with Commission counselors, and to training activities sponsored by the Agency.

Independent Living and Mobile Outreach – services include simple adaptations made in participant’s homes and daily living skills instruction.

Media Center – transcribes print material into Braille, large print, or audio tape.

Volunteer Services – assigns volunteers to a variety of settings within the agency Disability Determination – cases are evaluated for referral into the Commission’s Vocational Rehabilitation, Children’s Services, and/or Prevention of Blindness Departments.

Prevention of Blindness

Children’s Services

Educational Radio for the Blind

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South Carolina Legal Services

Address: 701 S. Main St., Greenville, SC 29601

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Phone Numbers: 1-800-763-4825

(864) 679-3232 Fax (864) 679-3260

Web Address: www.sclegal.org / www.lawhelp.org.sc

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South Carolina Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc.

Local Address: 545 N. Pleasantburg Drive

Greenville, SC 29607

Columbia Address: 3710 Landmark Dr., Ste. 208

Columbia, SC 29201

Phone Number: (803) 782-0639 FAX: (866) 275-7273

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.info@sc.org

Area Served: Upstate South Carolina

Fees: None

Agency Purpose: To protect handicapped citizens who are

subjected to discrimination or non–provision

of services because of their handicap.

Services: Serves as an advocate actively promoting the interests of the disabled on issues relevant to their special needs.

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South Carolina School for the Deaf & Blind

Address: 355 Cedar Springs Rd., Spartanburg, SC

29302

Phone Number: (864) 585-7711 FAX: (864) 858-3555

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Area Served: South Carolina

Eligibility/Fees: For some programs

Services: Provides services for deaf, blind, & sensory impaired, multi-handicapped individuals and their families and the professionals who serve them.

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South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department

Address/Phone Numbers: 1951 Wells Highway, Seneca, SC 29678

(864) 882-6669 (Oconee County)

105 Parkins Mill Rd., Greenville, SC 29607

(864) 297-3064 (Greenville County)

(864) 878-8133 (Pickens County)

3001 Mall Rd., Anderson, SC 29625

(864) 224-6391 (Anderson County)

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.scvrd.net/contact

Area Served: Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens Counties

Fees: None

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Services: Vocational and medical evaluations, counseling, medical treatment, training placement assistance, on the job training, employee intervention, prosthetics, and almost any other service which will aid client in becoming employable. Resident treatment for alcoholism is available.

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South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department – Greenville County

Mailing Address: PO Box 5839, Greenville, SC 29606

Walk-in Address: 105 Parkins Mill Rd., Greenville, SC 29607

Phone Number: (864) 297-3066

(864) 288-0171 – Vocational Rehab. Center

(864) 295-5440 – Holmesview Alcohol Ctr.

(864) 242-1950 – Disability Determination

Area Served: Greenville County and Easley area

Services: Placement training, testing, artificial appliances, tools and equipment, and other services.

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St. Francis Hospice

Address: 414 Pettigru St., Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 233-5300 FAX: (864) 233-4873

Emergency Line: (864) 233-0388, extension 114

Area Served: Upstate

Eligibility/Fees: Medicare, Medicaid, and Private Insurance

Services: Team–based approach to insure quality of life to patient and support to the family. Pain management, counseling, and volunteer support. Includes skilled nursing, nurse’s aides, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, chaplains, and volunteers.

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St. Francis Hospital Homecare

Address: 414-A Pettigru St., Greenville, SC 29601

Phone Number: (864) 277-2273 (864) 233-5300

Office Hours: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm, Monday – Friday

9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Saturday

Area Served: Upstate

Eligibility/Fees: Private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid

Services: Home Health Services, Intermittent skilled care in the home, Hospice, support and skilled services.

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Stop Abuse in the Community

Address: 301 University Ridge, Greenville, SC 29603

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Phone Number: (864) 467-7700

Web Address: www.state.sc.us/dss/

APS – Adult Protective Services are provided for seniors and people with disabilities, who are at least 18 years old and are victims of actual or potential abuse, neglect, or exploitation. The mistreatment may be caused by others or self. Services are provided to the adult to meet basic needs and to ensure safety.

To report abuse, neglect, or exploitation of an adult in the community, contact APS at the DSS office in the county where the adult lives

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Taylors Free Medical Clinic

Address: 400 West Main Street

Taylors, SC 29687

Phone Number: (864) 244-1134

Office Hours: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Monday pre-registration

for appointments and pharmacy services

9:00 am – 12:00 pm Wednesday pre-

registration for appointments and pharmacy

services

3:00 pm Thursday patient registration begins

5:00 pm - 8:30 Thursday appointments in

the clinic

Area served: Taylors

Fee: None

Eligibility: The clinic serves uninsured patients who are

at or below 165% of the federal poverty

level. Having insurance means having

Medicaid, Medicare, VA benefits or private

insurance.

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Tri-County Technical College

Address: PO Box 587, Pendleton, SC 29670

Phone Number: (864) 646-8361 FAX: (864) 646-8256

Office Hours: 7:30 am – 8:00 pm, Monday – Thursday

7:30 am – 6:00 pm, Friday

7:30 am – 12:00 pm, Saturday

Services: AA degrees, diplomas, and certificates in 27 major fields of study.

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Turning Point

Address: 24 Bruce Rd., Greenville, SC 29605

Phone Number: (864) 299-0090 Fax (864) 299-5248

Hours of Operation: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday

Services: Transitional housing for men who are recovering alcoholics and addicts;

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provides case management, clothing and transportation to and from work.

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Under His Wings

Address: 509 E. Orr St., Anderson, SC 29621

Phone Number: (864) 226-0009

Web Address: www.havenofrest.cc

Services: Long term, structured program, designed to help women overcome life-dominating problems. Shelter, food, clothing, daily Christian devotionals, referrals to other agencies, and counseling.

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United Christian Ministries

Address/Phone Numbers: 503 Vardry St., Greenville, SC 29601

(864) 242-0917

3 Dacusville Hwy., Easley, SC 29640

(864) 855-0853

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Web Address: www.unitedchristianministries.org

Services: Financial or material assistance, case management, and day services for the homeless in Greenville County.

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United Way Information and Referral (LINCS)

Address/Phone Numbers: 604 N. Murray Ave., Anderson, SC 29625

(864) 231-6333

1800 Main St., Columbia, SC 29201

(803) 733-7312

Web Address: www.211.org

Area Served: Anderson, Abbeville, Oconee, and Pickens

Counties

Application Procedure: By telephone

Office Hours: 24 hours a day

Services: Human care services to anyone needing referral services. Provides telephone numbers of organizations that deal in services such as emergency food, shelter, fuel, health services, child abuse counseling, handicapped, spouse abuse, etc. Does NOT provide these services, only referral to them.

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United Way of Anderson County

Address: PO Box 2067, Anderson, SC 29622

Phone Number: (864) 266-3438 Fax (864) 226-3430

Web Address: www.unitedwayofanderson.com

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Area Served: Anderson County

Services: Resource development, communications, and community planning and services.

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United Way of Greenville County

Address: 105 Edinburgh Ct., Greenville, SC 29607

Phone Number: (864) 467-3333

Web Address: www.unitedwaygc.org

Area Served: Greenville County

Services: Resource development, communications, and community planning and services.

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United Way of Pickens County Cancer Aid Assistance

Address: 444-B Hampton Ave., Pickens, SC 29671

Phone Number: (864) 878-0611

Area Served: Pickens County

Services: Gives direct aid to cancer patients in Pickens County for medications or transportation.

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Upstate Fatherhood Coalition

Address: 730 S. Pleasantburg Dr.

Greenville, SC 29607

(864) 241-4464 or (864) 241-4442

300 Union Street, Suite B

Spartanburg, SC 29304

(864) 598-5249 Fax (864) 598-5251

Web Address: www.scfathersandfamilies.com

Area Served: Anderson, Greenville and Spartanburg

Services: Peer Support Sessions Thursday 11:00 – 12:00 noon & 6:00 – 7:30 pm; Parenting Classes Tuesday 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm; GED classes Monday & Wednesday 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm; Job Readiness Tuesday 11:00 – 12:00 noon

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Upstate Homeless Coalition of S.C.

Address: 4200 Liberty Hwy, Anderson, SC 29621

Phone Number: (864) 964-8250

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Area Served: Anderson, Laurens, and Oconee Counties

Eligibility: Individuals below poverty level; must be

homeless

Services: Case management and transitional housing services to homeless people who want to work towards self-sufficiency. Targets persons/families who are

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dually diagnosed, suffer from substance abuse or are chronically mentally ill. Other homeless populations served on a space available basis.

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Vet Center

Address/Phone Number: 150 Executive Center Dr.

Greenville, SC 29615

(864) 271-2711

100 Dixie Dr., Anderson, SC 29625

(864) 260-4168

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday (Gvl)

1:00 pm – 7:30 pm, Thursday (Anderson)

Services: Counseling

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Veteran’s Administration Outpatient Clinic

Address/Phone Numbers: 41 Park Creek Dr., Greenville, SC 29605

(864) 299-1600 FAX: (864) 422-2604

3 Celadon Ct., Ste. B, Greenville, SC 29615

(864) 271-2711

Area Served: Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville,

Laurens, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg, and

Union Counties.

Services: Outpatient medical, psychiatric, dental, pharmacy, social work, x-ray, laboratory, dietician service. A veteran’s benefits counselor is available for consultation. Veterans discharged from active military service under conditions other than dishonorable. Priority for treatment is given to service connected veterans.

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Veteran’s Affairs Office

Address: 222 McDaniel Ave., #B13

Pickens, SC 29671

Phone Number: (864) 898-5926 FAX: (864) 898-5927

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Services: Advocacy and information and referral.

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Victim’s Advocate

Address: 220 NW Main St., Easley, SC 29640

Phone Number: (864) 855-7945

Toll Free: 888-852-1900 Fax 1-866-473-1272

Area Served: Easley

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Purpose of Agency: To ensure that victims of crime are not

forgotten by the criminal justice system.

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West Anderson Church of God

Address: 101 Rogers St., Anderson, SC 29625

Food pantry is open from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm on Wednesdays

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Women Reaching Out

Address: 11400 Old White Horse Road

PO Box 14404, Greenville, SC 29610

Phone Number: (864) 834-5600 Fax (864) 834-5600

Contact: Narvis Hart

Services: Emergency shelter for women in crisis. Provides counseling, work/study programs, life skills classes, job training, and other programs to help women become self-sufficient. Provide transitional housing for women released from a correctional institution.

Exception/Criteria: Women only

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Work Force Development (SC Works McAlister Square)

Address: 225 S. Pleasantburg Dr., Suite E-1

Greenville, SC 29607

Phone Number: (864) 467-8855

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Area Served: Greenville County

Eligibility/Fees: Based on income

Application Procedure: Call or visit

Services:

Job Training – involves classroom and/or on-the-job instruction to teach skills necessary for employment in the competitive labor market. Includes motivation counseling and remedial education.

Job Placement – counseling and active job placement for job training participants.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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