Oconee County Resources

Oconee County Resources

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Applications *Online* for Multiple Services

The Benefit Bank ® of South Carolina

Services: Applications *online* for multiple services—Eligibility screening tool, food assistance, health coverage, home energy assistance, IRS-certified tax assistance and filing service

Service Area:  Statewide

Website / Web Pages

SC Thrive/The Benefit Bank – scthrive.org/the-benefit-bank

The Benefit Bank – thebenefitbank.org/about

Children's Services

Department of Social Services / Oconee County DSS

Services: Serving children and families with protective services, Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps), Family Independence (FI) aka Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program (TANF)

Website:  dss.sc.gov

Service Area:  Oconee County

Address:  223A Kenneth St, Walhalla, SC  29691

Phone:  (864) 638-4400

Fax, SNAP / Family Independence: (864) 638-4444

After Hours Reporting (Oconee County Sheriff’s Office):  (864) 638-4111

Domestic Violence

Safe Harbor, Inc.

Services:  Emergency safe shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children who are in crisis, all basic living necessities during shelter stay, case management, individual and group counseling, referrals, and advocacy. Follow-up support is available for clients who have completed their stay. All services are free of charge for victims and their children.

Service Area: Anderson, Greenville, Oconee, and Pickens counties

Website:  safeharborsc.org

Shelters Locations:  Greenville (34-bed shelter), Anderson (20-bed shelter), and Oconee County (16-bed shelter)

Address: PO Box 174, Greenville, SC 29602

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Phone Number: (864) 261-3633 

24-Hour Crisis Line:  (800) 291-2139

Emergency Assistance

American Red Cross – Upstate South Carolina Chapter

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

Service Areas: Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg, and Union Counties

American Red Cross Website:  redcross.org

Greenville / Home Office

Greenville Address: 940 Grove Rd, Greenville, SC  29605

Phone: (864) 271-8222

Office Hours:  8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday

Anderson Office – Service Areas:  Abbeville, Anderson, McCormick, and Oconee counties

Anderson Address:  907 N Main St Ste 14, Anderson, SC  29621

Anderson Phone Number:  (864) 225-8666

Office Hours:  8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday (Hours may vary.)

Catholic Charities of the Piedmont

Services: Catholic Charities of the Piedmont helps individuals in the Piedmont region of South Carolina who are in need. An emphasis is placed on lower income and homeless persons. Direct services and advocacy are provided by staff or volunteers or they are purchased in the community. Services are provided according to funds and resources available to the Charity at the time a request is made.

Service Area:  Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Newberry, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg, and Union

Address: 204 Douthit St Ste A1, Greenville, SC 29601

Hours of Operation:  8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday (closed on Diocesan holidays)

Phone Number: (864) 242-2233

Hotline:  (855) 377-1357

Fax Number: (864) 242-1387

Website:  charitiessc.org

Greenville Urban League, Inc. or Urban League of the Upstate

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.

Service Area: see also Greenville, Laurens, Oconee, Pickens and Spartanburg

Address: 15 Regency Hill Dr. Greenville, SC 29607

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday through Friday

Phone Number: (864) 244-3862

Fax Number: (864) 244-6134


Oconee AID

Service: assists on one utility bill (rent, house payment, water, heat, or electric) per 6 months up to $50.00, provides free clothing and maintains a small food bank

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

Address: 105 Harrison Ave, Walhalla, SC 29691

P. O. Box: 811 Walhalla, SC 29691

Hours of Operation: 9:00a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Monday – Wednesday – Thursday; 9 a.m. for bill assistance; 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. for clothing closet.

Phone Number: (864) 638-6963

Fax Number: (864) 718-8035

Oconee Presbyterian Service Fund

Mission Statement:  To enable persons in financial crisis to find help by providing financial assistance that applies to immediate need, by providing hope and referrals to other agencies, and by encouraging planning for the future

Services:  Provides assistance to individuals and families of Oconee County that need help within the capability of the Fund; Provides a strong emphasis on education aimed at helping people help themselves; Assists in finding other organizations who can assist

Service Area:  Oconee County

Address:  115 W S 1st St, Seneca, SC  29678

Phone:  (864) 882-0504

House of Operation:  9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Tuesday & Thursday

Website:  sprez.org/life-at-spc/community/oconee-pres.-service-fund

The Salvation Army of Oconee County

Services:  Provides assistance with utility bill payment and vouchers for clothing from the Salvation Army store in Seneca; Food pantry

Service Area:  Oconee County

Address:  311 S John St, Walhalla, SC  29691
Phone:  (864) 882-1160

Hours of Operation:  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. & Closed for Lunch 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday

SHARE – Sunbelt Human Advancement Resources, Inc of Anderson

Services: Low-income home energy assistance, emergency housing services, housing repair services for homeowners with low income, WE CARE transitional housing program for families and single adults residing in emergency shelters (Greenville and Pickens counties)

Service area:  Anderson, Greenville, Oconee, and Pickens counties

Website:  sharesc.org

Greenville Main Office:

Street Address:  254 S Pleasantburg Dr, Greenville, SC  29607

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday (Client appointments are scheduled for 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)

Phone:  (864) 269-0700

Fax:  (864) 295-6151  

Oconee County

Street Address:  708 E Main St, Seneca, SC  29678

Mailing Address:  PO Box 604, Seneca, SC  29678

Phone:  (864) 882-3495

Fax:  (864) 885-0634

Urban League of the Upstate, Inc

Services for Spartanburg and Greenville – A number of youth programs (educational, assistance with financial aid for college [Gvl Co only], juvenile diversion), supportive housing services, senior housing, and employment and workforce development

Services for Laurens, Oconee, and Pickens – Assistance with avoiding foreclosures

Website:  urbanleagueupstate.org

Greenville Address: 15 Regency Hill Dr, Greenville, SC 29607

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

Phone Number: (864) 244-3862

Fax Number: (864) 244-6134

Spartanburg Address: 430 E Main Ste 102, Spartanburg, SC  29302

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

Phone Number: (864) 562-4400

Fax Number: (864) 562-4403

United Way Information and Referral – 2-1-1

2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps people across North America find the local resources they need – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Services: Provides telephone numbers of government, private, and religious organizations that deal in human care services

Human trafficking – Sex trafficking, child labor, domestic servitude and migrant working

Crisis + Emergency – Emotionally abusive and/or physically abusive relationships, bullying, sexual assault, alcohol abuse, suicidal thoughts

Disaster assistance – UW partners with Homeland Security, Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); Essential emergency management programs in local communities to provide answers, services and relief in times of natural or man-made disasters; Information on disaster preparedness, up-to-the-minute information on road closures and evacuation routes and shelters, disaster relief assistance and recovery resources, and disaster-related volunteer opportunities and relief efforts

Housing + Utilities – New housing, utilities assistance, financial support for much-needed home repairs

Health – Nutrition and wellness programs, prescription-assistance services, medical transportation option; Facts and information on vaccinations and health epidemics in local areas; Referrals to resources that offer free and confidential help with drug and alcohol addiction, support and rehabilitation; Help with understanding the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), Medicare, Medicaid, or Children’s Health Care, health care rights, medical support programs for recently diagnosed illnesses

Food – School lunch programs and summer food service programs for children; Government-sponsored programs that reduce hunger including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women Infants and Children (WIC); In-home meal delivery services, seasonal meals, and soup kitchens

Jobs + Support – Local, available job listings; Occupational and vocational training and programs that offer career counseling and resume preparation assistance; Temporary work, day-laborer opportunities, and disability and special-needs services; Resources that explain employment rights and unemployment benefits; GED test, community colleges and continuing education programs, tuition loans and grants that are available; Information about ESL (English as a Second Language) education and literacy programs for children and adults and early-learning initiatives for preschool-aged children and after-school enrichment programs

Reentry – For history of mental illness or substance abuse – support and wellness programs, individual and group counseling, safe housing options, and education opportunities in local communities; For history of incarceration – help with essential identification documentation, safe housing options upon release, rights as well as obligations, local support groups, counseling, professional wardrobe, establishing personal contact information (such as phone and email)

Veterans – Health care support, financial assistance, counseling, legal assistance, educational support, help with relocation—coping with the stress and logistics of a deployment or transitioning back into civilian life, home loans, job training, employment assistance and career counseling, veterans benefits, childcare, financial advice and planning, support groups, combatting homelessness, local food service programs, support for problems with drug and alcohol abuse, assistance in safely leaving domestic violence situations, and PTSD

Service Area:  Statewide

Phone:  211 (24 hours 7 days a week)

Website:  211.org

Emergency Shelters

Our Daily Rest

Services: shelter for men, women, and some children – a program that helps people change their lives and transition to successful, independent living (with case management, 60 – 90 days)

Service Area: Seneca / Oconee County

Address: 525 E Main St, Seneca, SC 

Hours of Operation:  application and drug testing – Wednesday, starting at 2:00pm & Saturday by appointment  

Phone Number: (864) 482-2040

The Salvation Army of Greenville County


Shelter ministries:  2 apartments to house families (parents must be married), Women and Children’s Refuge—for the homeless and/or battered – Bed, meals, clothing, guidance, referral to other community services for long-term solutions; Men’s Refuge – encouragement to work toward accountability and ownership of their lives, network with other agencies to assist men in improving their employment and life skills situation, and worship services.

Adult rehabilitation:  CSRC six-month residential program for men centered on spiritual growth – includes counseling, personal Bible study, morning devotions, worship services, and more

Social ministries:  Help with final utility bills, rent with court eviction papers excluding deposits and first month, prescription medications, food pantry, clothing

Boys and girls club:  Community-based and building-centered—safe and affordable place for young people during non-school hours and during summer

Kroc Center:  Membership, fitness programs, youth programs, church ministries—women’s fellowship and men’s fellowship

Service Area:  Greenville, Pickens, & Oconee counties

Website:  salvationarmycarolinas.org/greenvillesc

Address: 417 Rutherford St, Greenville SC  29609

Phone Number: (864) 235-4803

Fax Number: (864) 233-7114

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday

Kroc Center

Address:  424 Westfield St, Greenville, SC  29601

Phone: (864) 527-5948

Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday

Food Assistance

Golden Corner Food Pantry


Food Pantry – Distributes food to disadvantaged and low income residents of Oconee County – Clients may pick up at the pantry once a month and will typically receive several weeks’ worth of food.  The “Daily Food Program” helps families and single mothers transition through unexpected events and periods of unemployment. The “Food for Seniors” program ensures that seniors have sufficient and balanced food to improve their quality of life.  Many clients come only for a few months until they get back on their feet. Others come only a few times a year when they run into shortages or financial issues and need help feeding their family. 

“Make Life Better” program – With other local agencies and churches, this program guides clients with a summary of other support organizations in Oconee County including information on how a client can access services for job training, medical help, disability evaluation, spiritual support, financial counseling, help with finding shelter and clothing, pregnancy counseling, relationship counseling, education/GED, and family counseling.  The website provides a list of Oconee County resources.

Service Area:  Oconee County

Street Address:  635 Business Park Dr, Seneca SC  29678

Mailing Address:  PO Box 456, Seneca SC  29679

Phone:  (864) 882-3610

Hours of Operation

Website:  goldencornerpantry.org

Our Daily Bread:

Services:  Soup kitchen—Lunch for low income & homeless persons

Street Address:  106 Jordan St, Seneca, SC  29678

Mailing Address:  PO Box 727, Seneca, SC  29679

Phone:   (864) 882-3308

Hours of Operation:  11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Website:  ourdailybreadsc.org


DHEC / SC Department of Health and Environmental Control

DHEC Healthcare Services:  Birth Control (Family Planning), Nurse-Family Partnerships for First-Time Moms, Postpartum/Newborn Home Visits from a Nurse, Pregnancy Testing, Services for Children/Teens with Special Health Care Needs, Shots (Immunizations/Vaccinations) – Flu, Pneumonia, and Tetanus/whooping cough (pertussis), TB (Tuberculosis) Treatment, STI (Sexually Transmitted Infections) Treatment, Fast Track (15 Minute) STI Test, Teen Clinics, and WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Services (for women who are pregnant, postpartum, breastfeeding or the mother of children under 5; Low-income mom may qualify for WIC – food products, health screenings, and health information for women, infants and children 5 years of age or younger.

DHEC Other Services:  Vital Records – DHEC maintains and issues certified copies of birth and death certificates.

Service Area:  Statewide

Website:  scdhec.gov

Oconee Office:  609 N Townville St, Seneca, SC  29678

Clinic phone:  (864) 882-2245

Hours of Operation:  8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Call 1-800-868-0404 to make an appointment. Ask about extended or weekend hours.

Services:  Family planning, STD, HIV, Immunizations, WIC Certifications,

WIC Classes

Foothills Pregnancy Care Center

Healthcare Services:  Free and confidential—Pregnancy screenings, limited obstetrics, parenting for life, peer counseling, group classes, abortion recovery, and abstinence education

Service Area:  Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens counties

Address:  1920 Blue Ridge Blvd, Seneca, SC  29672

Phone:  (864) 882-8796

Hours of Operation:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday & 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday

Website:  hopehealinghelp.net


Rosa Clark Medical Clinic

Services:  Provides various medical care services for qualifying individuals with low income and Medicaid or no medical insurance

Service Area:  Oconee County

Street Address:  210 South Oak St, Seneca, SC  29678

Phone:  (864) 882-4664

Hours of Operation:  8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Website:  rosaclarkclinic.com


AID Upstate, Inc.

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

Service Area: Anderson, Greenville, Oconee and Pickens

Website:  aidupstate.org

Greenville Address: 811 Pendleton St # 10, Greenville, SC  29601

Greenville Mailing:  PO Box 105, Greenville, SC  29602-0105

Phone: (800) 874-2572 or (864) 250-0607

Fax: (864) 250-0608

Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday

Clinic Address:  13 S. Calhoun St. Greenville, SC (Free HIV testing site)

Anderson Address:  414 Fant St, Anderson, SC  29621

Anderson phone:  (864) 226-9144

Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday


Habitat for Humanity

Services:  Provides affordable homeownership opportunities to low income families

Website:  habitat.org

Oconee County

Mailing Address:  PO Box 685, Seneca, SC  29679

Phone:  (864) 888-2118

Website:  ochfh.tripod.com

Helping Hands of Clemson

Services:  Through DSS placements, provides emergency shelter and foster home for abused and neglected children, including boys and girls from birth through age twelve, until DSS can reunite the children with their families or place them with foster families

Service Area:  Upstate of South Carolina, with the majority of the children coming from Anderson, Greenville, Oconee, and Pickens counties

Address:  PO Box 561, Clemson, SC  29633

Phone:  (864) 654-6154

Fax:  (864) 653-8516

Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday

Website:  helpinghandsofclemson.org

Pendleton Place


Assessment Center – Provides comprehensive assessments to children and families entering the foster care system in Greenville County (in collaboration with Greenville Co. DSS, GHS Children’s Hospital, and United Way of Greenville)

Connections Count:  Case management and mentors for at risk young adults and their families, ages 18-26; Referrals to local resources agencies for healthcare (physical and mental), housing, finance/employment, education, childcare/parenting, and food/nutrition

Family Bridges:  Supervised visitation and safe custody exchange—Pendleton Place’s commitment to help families establish and maintain positive parenting relationships with their children, minimizing conflict between parents while protecting children from abuse and neglect

Smith House – Residential program for girls ages 12 – 21 who have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect;  Also provided—counseling, educational support, life skills training, financial literacy classes, civic engagement, and other hands-on opportunities

Service Area:  Anderson, Greenville, Laurens, Pickens, and other SC counties as needed

Address:  1133 Pendleton St, Greenville, SC  29601

Phone: (864) 467-3650

Fax: (864) 467-3645

Office Hours:  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Monday – Friday

Website:  pendletonplace.org

SC State Housing Finance and Development Authority


First-Time Home Buyers Program:  Assists low-to-moderate income SC families and individuals by offering a competitive market fixed interest rate mortgage loans; Offers down payment assistance based on availability, which may be used toward down payment and closing costs

Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV) Program:  Federal government program for assisting very low income families – provided on behalf of the family or individual, participants are able to find and rent privately owned housing

Housing Trust Fund Program (HTF) Programs:  Provides financial assistance for the development, rehabilitation, and acquisition of affordable housing for low-income and very-low-income households.  Callers must be referred by an approved agency.  The list of agencies can be found at schousing.com.>Housing Partners>Nonprofit Participation>HTF 2017 Approved Nonprofit List.

Address:  300-C Outlet Pointe Blvd, Columbia, SC  29210

Phone:  (803) 896-9001

TDD:  (803) 896-8831

Office Hours:  8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday

Website:  schousing.com

South Carolina Regional Housing Authority

Service:  Public Housing

Address:  417 Tribble St, Seneca, SC 29678

Phone Number:  (864) 885-1659 Seneca

United Housing Connections – HOME

Service: Permanent housing and case management for persons with mental illness

Exception/Criteria: must be homeless or currently in a shelter

Hours of Operation: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Friday

Service Area: Anderson & Oconee Counties

Contact Person: Adriana Zapata

Phone Number: (864) 222-2342

Fax Number: (864) 222-2342


Housing Repairs

St Mark United Methodist Church / St Mark United Repair Force (SMURF)

Street Address:  616 Quincy Rd, Seneca, SC  29678

Services:  SMURF provides free home repair to persons who cannot afford it.  The church delivers complete meals to the hungry on Monday evenings.

Service Area:  Oconee County

Phone:  (864) 882-2603

Fax:  (864) 882-2281

Church Office Hours:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday

Website:  saintmarkumcseneca.org

SMURF Web Page:  saintmarkumcseneca.org/missions/serve-community/smurf

South Carolina Housing Trust FundSee SC State Housing Finance and Development Authority (under housing)

Inmate, Parolee and Family Counseling

Alston Wilkes Society

Services: Rehabilitative and prevention services (inmate and parolee), community service program, treatment foster care, youth clinical day program, veterans ervices

Service Area: Greenville, Anderson, Saluda, McCormick, Abbeville, Edgefield, Pickens, Oconee, Laurens, Greenwood, Abbeville, Lancaster, Chester, York, Cherokee, Union, and Spartanburg Counties (services statewide)

Website:  alstonwilkessociety.org

Corporate Office Address:  3519 Medical Dr, Columbia, SC  29203

Phone: (803) 799-2490
Toll Free: 1-844-AWS-1962
Fax: (803) 540-7223 

Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday

Greenville Address:  614 Pendleton St, Greenville, SC 29601

Phone:  (864) 242-0808

Alternate Phone: (864) 282-4528
Fax: (803) 282-4599

Anderson Address:  210 N McDuffie St # Ll5, Anderson, SC  29621

Phone:   (864) 260-9510

See Also:  alstonwilkessociety.org/service-locations.html

Legal Services

South Carolina Legal Services

(Formerly a separate organization, SC Center for Equal Justice)

South Carolina Legal Services (SCLS) provides free legal services in a wide variety of civil (non-criminal) legal matters to eligible low income residents of South Carolina. SCLS is a non-profit corporation.

Legal Services:

Service Priorities for 2014, pdf doc LINK

Consumer/Finance – Bankruptcy/debtor relief (chapter 7 &13 to save a home, car, or medically necessary equipment, or where there is substantial harassment from creditors affecting mental and/or physical well-being of client); collection including repossession/deficiency/garnishment where the client has been served with pleading or property has been repossessed or where the client disputes the debt or the amount of the debt, contacts/warranties; creditor practices/harassment; predatory lending practices;  public utilities; unfair sales practices; etc.

Education – Ensure and maintain access—expulsion and suspension; special education; access—bilingual, residency, testing, enrollment, vocational rehabilitation, student financial aid; etc.

Employment – Employment discrimination, wage claims, EITC, other taxes, employee rights, wrongful termination, problems preventing employment (such as driver’s license suspension), etc.

Family – Adoption where an increased economic benefit can be obtained, custody, divorce/separation/annulment, name change, guardianship and conservatorship issues, domestic abuse (where necessary, to include assistance in getting orders of protection), child support reductions (where the obligor is disabled and/or has a disability case pending with supporting medical documentation, the obligor is involuntarily unemployed and actively seeking employment, or where the obligor is within the self-support reserve amount of monthly income and is not voluntarily underemployed), etc.

Health care access – Medicaid, Medicare, government children’s health insurance programs, home and community based care, private health insurance, long term health care facilities, state and local, etc. 

Housing rights

Federally subsidized housing (section 8)—Evictions, access to quality housing, obtaining necessary repairs to rented housing, resolving problems with subsidized housing providers, utility cutoffs/ouster, and security deposit returns

Homeownership/Real property (not foreclosure)—Access to quality housing; obtaining or maintaining ownership of homes or real property; loan closings granted by SC Help for persons unable to pay due to unemployment, divorce, illness, etc. and eligible for the forgivable loans

Private landlord/tenant—Evictions, access to quality housing, obtaining necessary repairs to rented housing, utility cutoffs/ouster, and security deposit returns

Public housing – Evictions, access to quality housing, obtaining necessary repairs to rented housing, resolving problems with subsidized housing providers, utility cutoffs/ouster, and security deposit returns

Income maintenance / Public benefits – Social security [not SSDI], SNAP, unemployment compensation, veterans’ benefits, state and local income maintenance, etc.

Individual rights – Immigration cases for victims of domestic violence, human trafficking, and other serious crimes with applications for T, U visa, VAWA self-petitions, and battered spouse waivers

Miscellaneous and Elder law – Legal assistance to non-profit organizations or group (including incorporation/dissolution), Indian/tribal law, wills/estates, drafting and execution of power of attorney, health care power of attorney, and living will, probating estates, heirs’ property issues, etc.

Emergencies – Secure or preserve the necessities of life, protect against or eliminate a significant risk to the health or safety of the client or immediate family members, etc.

Service Area:  Statewide

Website:  sclegal.org

Web Page:  http://www.lawhelp.org/sc/issues/housing/evictions

Anderson Satellite Office
*Intake is conducted by appointment only. The Greenville office needs to be contacted to schedule an appointment.

Greenville Office
Serving: Anderson, Greenville, Oconee, and Pickens Counties

Address:  701 S Main St, Greenville, SC  29601
Phone: (864) 679-3232

Toll Free: (800) 763-4825
Fax: (864) 679-3260

Hours of Operation:  8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday; 8:30 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday

Mental Health

Anderson-Oconee-Pickens Mental Health

Address: 200 McGee Road, Anderson, SC 29625

Phone Number: (864) 260-2220


Door of Hope 4 Teens (& 21 and over)

Services:  Cutting / Self-harm Hotline provided by Christian organization – Trained crisis care advocates respond to text messages, phone calls, and e-mails.  Growth group meets in Charlotte, NC.

Service Area:  International

Location:  Regent Park, Fort Mill, SC  29715

Phone:  (803) 570-2061 or (914) 393-1904

Hey Wire:  (805) 517-85779

E-mail Address:  doorofhope4teens@gmail.com

Hours of Operation:  8:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. EST Sunday – Thursday

Website / Web Pages:  doorofhope4teens.org

Mental Health America – Crisis Line

Crisis Line:  1-800-868-4878 – crisis line (for all of Upstate)

Hours of Operation: 24 hours a day and 7 days a week

Mailing Address:  PO Box 1925, Anderson, SC  29622

Phone:  (864) 984-0635

Email:  tijohnson.mha@gmail.com

Website:  mentalhealthamerica.net/affiliate/MHA_Anderson

MHA of Greenville County

Crisis Line:  (864) 271-8888

Phone: (864) 467-3344

Address: 429 North Main St Ste 2, Greenville, SC 29601            

Email: mhagc@mhagc.org

Website:  mentalhealthamerica.net/affiliate/MHA_Greenville

South Carolina Department of Mental Health

Services:  Provides outpatient mental health services for adults, adolescents, and children; Provides in-patient services in some counties;

Comprehensive Care Assessment – identifies medical, dental, housing, employment, education, behavioral, or other community support needs and links patients to resources and monitors until successful completion;

Individual Placement and Support (IPS) program – Affords those with severe mental illness the opportunity for employment in viable and valid work settings with supportive assistance as needed on-site;

Community residential care facilities (CRCF)  – Offers room and board and which, unlike boarding homes, provides a degree of personal care for a period of time in excess of 24 consecutive hours for two or more persons, 18 years old or older – Licensed and monitored by the SC DHEC’s Division of Health Licensing – Designed to accommodate residents’ changing needs and preferences, maximize residents’ dignity, autonomy, privacy, independence, and safety and encourage family and community involvement – Licensed as community residential care facilities, but may be referred to as "assisted living facilities"

The Housing and Homeless Programs – Provides technical assistance and funding through vendor contracts to organizations, primarily non-profit organizations, that provide housing and services to persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses – Provides people with mental illness the opportunity to live independently in the community of their choice with dignity and respect

Website (for the state):  state.sc.us/dmh

Service Areas:  Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Chester, Edgefield, Greenwood, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Oconee, Pickens, Saluda, Spartanburg, Union, and York counties


Anderson-Oconee-Pickens Mental Health Center

Address:  200 McGee Rd, Anderson, SC 29625

Phone, Main:  (864) 260-2220 

Oconee Clinic 

Address:  115 Carter Park Dr, Seneca, SC  29678 

Phone:  (864) 885-0157

Fax:  (864) 882-3974

United Housing Connections – HOME

Service: Permanent housing and case management for persons with mental illness

Exception/Criteria: must be homeless or currently in a shelter

Hours of Operation: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Friday

Service Area: Anderson & Oconee Counties

Contact Person: Adriana Zapata

Phone Number: (864) 222-2342

Fax Number: (864) 222-2342


Rape Crisis

Foothills Alliance


Sexual Trauma Program:  Provides multi-service responses to the needs of child and adult (both male and female) sexual trauma survivors, including immediate crisis response and long-term counselling; Provides crisis services which include a 24-hour crisis hotline and accompaniment for victims at local hospital emergency rooms, law enforcement agencies, and court proceedings; Also provides free services that includes new clothing to survivors in emergency rooms, survivor group meetings, support and counselling for family members and others involved in the survivor's recovery, and referrals to other agencies

Child Advocacy Center Services:  Provides a child-friendly, non-residential facility serving sexually abused children; Provides a comfortable, safe environment designed to meet the needs of child sexual assault victims and their families; Coordinates the work of multiple local and state agencies responsible for the treatment of the abused child, investigation of the case, and prosecution of the alleged perpetrator

Service Area:  Anderson and Oconee counties

Address:  216 E Calhoun St, Anderson, SC  29621

Phone:  (864) 231-7273

Toll Free:  (800) 585-8952

Website:  foothillsalliance.org

Senior Citizens

Senior Solutions

Services: Check with each county to determine which services are offered – adult day care, home-delivered meals, group dining, home care services, insurance services, assisted living facility in Walhalla, senior access (advice and referral), senior centers (fun and fitness), and transportation

Service Area: Anderson, Oconee, and Spartanburg counties

Website:  upstateseniors.org

Seneca Address:  101 Perry Ave, Seneca, SC  29678

Phone:  (864) 885-1000

Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday – Friday

SNAP (formerly Food Stamps) and FI (Family Independence)

Department of Social Services / Oconee County DSS

Services: Serving children and families with protective services, Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps), Family Independence (FI) aka Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program (TANF)

Website:  dss.sc.gov

Service Area:  Oconee County

Address:  223A Kenneth St, Walhalla, SC  29691

Phone:  (864) 638-4400

Fax:  (864) 638-4444

Fax, SNAP / Family Independence: (864) 638-4444

After Hours Reporting (Oconee County Sheriff’s Office):  (864) 638-4111

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