- Food Insecurity
Federal Food Assistance Program
SC Government/WIC DHEC
Beginning 4/13, WIC participants will no longer be required to visit WIC clinics. Appointments and the issuance of nutritional services will instead be made over-the-phone. To apply for WIC, call 1-855-472-3432 to make an appointment.
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. The Greenwood Soup Kitchen is giving out bagged lunches M-Sat from 11-12
Greenwood Food Bank
Beginning April 14, the Food Bank will be operating a Drive-Thru service, Tuesdays-Thursdays from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Meet us in the downhill parking lot that is located right beside our building on 222 East Avenue, you will see the Food Bank truck in the parking lot. ONLY 1 family per car, this will help make this drive thru system quick and efficient. Each client must have their ID card in hand to be serviced. Again, please note that only 1 family per car will be served. If you have any questions do not hesitate to call them at 864-227-1556, press 1.
Greenwood United Ministry
Emergency food pantry M-W 9-12
Greenwood - Food requests M-Th 9-12 & 1-4 (Back door only)
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)
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
SC Appleseed Legal Justice Center
- Student Loans
Information about student loan payment suspension 3/13/20 - 12/31/20.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
- COVID-19 Lockdown Guide: How to Manage Anxiety and Isolation During Quarantine
- Finding Calm in the Middle of the COVID19 Storm When You Have Panic Attacks and Agoraphobia
- Coronavirus Anxiety - Helpful Expert Tips and Resources
How to stay mentally strong during a crisis
Online therapy & free counseling, someone to talk 24/7
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Association
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
Local public health clinics in SC.
Low cost services at various Tractor Supply locations.