COVID-19 Resources

Food Insecurity

USA Government
Federal Food Assistance Program

SC Government/WIC DHEC
To apply for WIC, call 1-855-472-3432 to make an appointment.

SC Government
For individuals to apply for SNAP and TANF benefits. Some families to receive extra SNAP benefits. This benefit will be for March and April 2020. The highest monthly SNAP amount allowed for your family size. This will go directly onto EBT cards; no need to ask DSS to do this. SNAP households who are due to recertify in April or May 2020 will not need to do so. DSS will not be mailing out recertification paperwork for these months. TANF work conditions will also not be required during this time period.

United Way - Greenwood
Local programs in Greenwood & Abbeville counties. 

Greenwood Food Bank
Greenwood Food Pantry provides emergency food packages to qualifying individuals and families that are residents of Greenwood County. Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm; Friday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. If you have any questions, call 864-227-1556, press 1.

Greenwood United Ministry
Emergency food pantry M-W 9-12

Salvation Army
Greenwood - Food requests M-Th 2:00-4:00 pm (Back door only)

Community Initiatives
Bagged Food Assistance

Additional Federal Programs
More information about Federal Programs offering assistance

Crossroads Pregnancy Center
Assistance with formula and diapers. Distribution once a month.

Additional SC Programs
SC assistance programs

United Way - SC
United Way statewide programs

SC Appleseed Legal Justice Center
Legal information on food programs

Housing & Utility Costs

SC State - DSS
Mortgage Assistance Programs in SC

Greater Greenwood Ministry
Rental Eviction and Utility Disconnection

Salvation Army - Greenwood
Financial Assistance. Individual Meetings. Hours Mon-Thurs 9-12 & 1-4 (Back Door)

995 Hope
Assistance program

South Carolina has ordered disconnection suspensions for utilities and cell phone service. Late fees may be waived. Bills will still need to be to paid at a later date. Bills will continue to accrue. Best to contact the individual utility company to arrange payment plan and inquire about late fees.

Unemployment Benefits

How to file for Unemployment

SC Appleseed Legal Justice Center
Legal resources.


Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Psychology Today
How to stay mentally strong during a crisis

One Moment Mediation

7 Cups
Online therapy & free counseling, someone to talk 24/7

Federal Government
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Association


United Way
United Way - Local programs in Greenwood & Abbeville counties.


Free information on medication and healthcare costs savings programs including prescription assistance programs and medical and dental

Public Health
Local public health clinics in SC.

Vet Care
Low cost services at various Tractor Supply locations.