Community Organizations

Community Organizations


Listing of agencies and resources available in South Carolina which may be of assistance to low income persons and their advocates.

Statewide Resource List – listings of state agencies and private statewide organizations, Federal agency state offices and contact numbers, and links for state government.

Referral Numbers for Assistance During Times of Emergency

Salvation Army
1-800-728-7825

Air Force Aid Society:
1-800-769-8951

Companheiros das Americas (Partners)
1-800-322-7844

Mercy Corps:
1-888-256-1900

Feed the Children:
1-800-627-4556

American Red Cross:
1-800-HELP NOW (English)
1-800-257-7575 (Spanish)

Humane Society of the United States:
1-888-259-5431

FEMA:
1-800-621-FEMA

Call TTY for people with speech or hearing disabilities
1-800-462-7585

Fair Housing:
1-800-440-8091

Referral Numbers Given to Applicants Who Do Not Qualify for SCLS Assistance

South Carolina Bar
(803)-799-6653
(877)-797-2227 (toll free)

Client Assistance Program
(803)-799-6653, ext. 170

Commission on Lawyer Conduct
(803)-734-2038

Lawyer Referral Service
(803)-799-7100
(800)-868-2284 (toll free)
*The first thirty (30) minute consultation with a private attorney signed up to participate in the Lawyer Referral Service Program will cost $50.00 and then will cost what the private attorney charges per his or her hourly rate after that.

Columbia Better Business Bureau:
(803)-254-2525

Eldercare Locator (National number)
1-800-677-1116

National Fraud Information Office
1-800-922-7818

National Fraud Information Office
1-800-922-7818

Medicare Consumer Information Line
1-800-MEDICARE

Veterans Administration
1-800-827-1000

South Carolina Bar-Law Line
1-800-771-0011

South Carolina Dept. of Consumer Affairs
1-800-922-1594

South Carolina Department of Revenue
1-844-898-8542

Lt. Governor’s Office on Aging
1-800-868-9095

Adoption and Birth Parent Services
1-800-922-2504

Child Support Enforcement
1-800-768-5858

Palmetto Aids Life Support Services
1-800-723-7257

SC Dept. of Labor
(803) 896-4300

TANF/Food Stamps, Client Services:
1-800-768-5700

Woman, Infants & Children
1-800-922-4406

ACS Silvercard Hotline
1-877-239-5277

SC Healthcare Association
(803)-772-7511

Alzheimer’s Association
1-800-272-3900

HUD
1-803-253-3292

SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs
1-888-376-4636

SC Victims Assistance Network
(803)-750-1200

SC Human Affairs
1-800-521-0725

Worker’s Compensation Commission:
(803)-737-5700

SC Vocational Rehabilitation Dept.
1-803-896-6500

Protection & Advocacy for People w/ Disabilities
803-782-0639
www.pandasc.org

Elder Abuse Hotline
1-803-898-7318

SC Tax Commission
(803)-898-5000

IRS Taxpayer Advocate
1-877-777-4778

South Carolina Domestic Violence Programs and Shelters

Barnwell County Help Line
– County Served: Barnwell
(803)-541-1245

Cumbee Center for Barnwell
– County Served: Barnwell
(803)-259-4451

CASA/Family Services
– Counties Served: Orangeburg, Calhoun, Bamberg
(843)-534-2248 or 1-800-298-7228

CASA
– Counties Served: Horry, Georgetown
(843)-626-7595 or (843)-448-6206

Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse
– Counties Served: Beaufort, Jasper, Colleton, Hampton
1-(843)-770-1070 or 1074

Cumbee Center to Assist Abused Persons
– Counties Served: Aiken, Barnwell, Allendale
(803)-649-0480 or (803)-641-4162

Laurens County Safe Homes
– Counties Served: Laurens, Saluda, Abbeville
(864)-682-7270

MEG’s House
– Counties Served: McCormick, Edgefield, Greenwood
(864)-227-1421 or (864)-227-1890

My Sister’s House
– Counties Served: Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester
(843)-747-4069 or (843)-744-3242

Pee Dee Coalition
– Counties Served: Florence, Darlington, Marion, Chesterfield, Dillon, Williamsburg
(843)-669-4694 or (800)-273-1820

Safe Harbor, Inc.
– Counties Served: Greenville, Oconee, Pickens, Anderson
(864)-467-1177 or (800)-291-2139
Help Line in Greenville: (864)-467-3300

Safe Homes-Rape Crisis Coalition
– Counties Served: Spartanburg, Cherokee, Union
(864)-583-9803 or (800)-273-5066

Safe Passages, Inc.
– Counties Served: York, Chester, Lancaster
(803)-329-3336 or (803)-329-3349 or (800)-659-0977

Sistercare
– Counties Served: Richland, Lexington, Newberry, Fairfield, Kershaw
(803)-926-0505 or (800)-637-7606

YWCA of Upper Lowlands, Inc.
– Counties Served: Sumter, Clarendon, Lee
(803)-773-7158

South Carolina Domestic Violence Programs and Shelters

Medicaid Offices By Counties

Abbeville County
(864)-366-5638

Aiken County
(803)-643-1938

Allendale County
(803)-584-8137

Anderson County
(803)-245-4361

Barnwell County
(803)-541-1200

Beaufort County
(843)-470-4625

Berkeley County
(843)-761-8044

Calhoun County
(803)-874-3384

Charleston County
(843)-792-0444

Cherokee County
(864)-487-2521

Chester County
(803)-377-8131

Chesterfield County
(803)-435-4303

Collection County
(843)-549-1894

Darlington County
(843)-332-2289
(843)-398-4420

Dillon County
(843)-774-2713

Dorchester County
(843)-563-9524

Edgefield County
(803)-637-4040

Fairfield County
(803)-635-5502

Florence County
(843)-669-3354

Georgetown County
(843)-546-5134

Greenville County
(864)-467-7800

Greenwood County
(864)-229-5258

Hampton County
(803)-914-0053

Horry County
(843)-381-8260

Jasper County
(843)-726-7747

Kershaw County
(803)-432-7676, ext. 106

Lancaster County
(803)-286-8208

Laurens County
(864)-833-0100

Lee County
(803)-484-5376

Lexington County
(803)-957-2991 for FI Medicaid
(803)-957-2975 for SSI Medicaid

McCormick County
(864)-465-2627

Marion County
(843)-423-5417

Marlboro County
(843)-479-4389

Newberry County
(803)-321-2155

Oconee County
(864)-638-4400

Orangeburg County
(803)-531-3101

Pickens County
(864)-898-5815

Richland County
(803)-714-7562
(803)-714-7462

Saluda County
(864)-445-2139

Spartanburg County
(864)-596-2714

Sumter County
(803)-773-5531

Union County
(864)-429-1660

Williamsburg County
(843)-355-5411

York County
(803)-327-9061