Upstate SC ADRC

Anderson County

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Available Services in Anderson County


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Elder Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation & Domestic Violence

     Services: 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.

    Address:224 McGee Rd Anderson, SC 29625
    Phone:  (864) 260-4100
    Email address: 

Safe Harbor II, Inc.
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
Address: PO Box 174, Greenville, SC 29602
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone Number: 864-261-3633

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Emergency Assistance & Community Assistance Agencies


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Anderson American Red Cross
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: Covering Abbeville, Greenwood and McCormick Counties

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday -Friday
Phone Number: (864) 271-8222
Fax Number: (864) 282-8663

Anderson Interfaith Ministries (AIM)
Services:  AIM is an organization of people and churches of various faiths providing assistance to the needy while encouraging and guiding them to function independently within their own resources. 
Emergency Assistance Program: Utilities, rent, deposit for housing, and work related assistance.
Back to School Back Pack Program: Provides backpacks and supplies for elementary and middle schools in all five school districts
Home Repair Program: Coordinates church and civic groups to make minor home repairs or modification.
Women and Children Succeeding: Provides daycare, support services, life skills and training at a technical school, Anderson University or Clemson University to families that have an opportunity to return to school to further their education or training.
Exceptions/ Criteria: receive government assistance

Address:  1202 S. Murray Ave., Anderson, SC 29624
P.O. Box 1136 Anderson, SC 29622
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Friday
Phone Number: 864-226-2273

Greenville Urban League, Inc.
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: 12 Regency Hill Dr. Greenville, SC 29607
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Phone Number: (864) 244-3862
Fax Number: (864) 244-6134

SHARE - Sunbelt Human Advancement Resources, Inc. of Anderson
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

Address: 400 E. River Anderson, SC 29624
P.O. Box 2113 Anderson, SC 29622
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Phone Number: (864) 224-7028
Fax Number: (864) 226-8636

United Way Information and Referral
Services: provide information and referral for human care services.  Provides telephone numbers of government, private, and religious organizations that deal in human care services such as emergency food, shelter, fuel, health services, child abuse counseling, handicapped, spouse abuse service, etc.
Exception/ Criteria: cannot help financially

Address: 217 John Street, Anderson, SC 29621
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Phone line is open 24 hours everyday: 226-0297
Phone Number: (864) 231-6333

Salvation Army of Anderson
    Services: Clothing/Shoe Assistance, Emergency Housing/Shelter, Food/Grocery Assistance, Medication & Drug Assistance, Rental Assistance, Utility Assistance
    Address: 106-112 Tolly Street  Anderson, SC 29624
    Phone Number: (864) 225-7381

Catholic Charities
    Services:   Dental Assistance, Medication Assistance, Mental Health Counseling, Rental Assistance, Utility Assistance
Address: 204 Douthit Street Greenville, SC 29601
Phone Number: (864) 242-2233

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Emergency Shelters - Families

Anderson Sunshine House
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.
Address: PO Box 435, Anderson, SC 29622
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday by appointment only
Contact Person: Carolyn Smith
Phone Number: (864) 225-8586

Salvation Army
Services: Emergency relief, food, clothing, fuel, transient relief (lodging and food) for stranded families.
Exception/ Criteria: Transient families are men and women in the area and emergency relief is for families in the local area. 
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Shelter Check-in Hours: 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Exception/ Criteria: must have a police escort after 10:00 p.m.
Exception/ Criteria: must provide disconnection notice; picture ID, SS card for everyone in the family, proof of income, and a list of all expenses (for financial help).
Address: 112 Tolly St., Anderson, SC 29622
Phone Number: (864)225-7381
Fax Number: 864-231-8813

Emergency Shelters - Men

Haven of Rest Mission
Service: provide food, shelter, and clothing for men.
Exception/ Criteria: for ages 18+
Address: 219 West Whitner Street, Anderson, SC 29621
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
Phone Number: 226-6193
Fax Number: 226-9811

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Food Assistance

Anderson Emergency Soup Kitchen
Service: provide hot meals
Address: 306 West Franklin Street, Anderson, SC 29621
Hours of Operation: 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Phone Number: 224-4763

Good Neighbor Cupboard
Service: provides emergency food boxes to those in need
Address: 313 S Towers Street Anderson, SC 29621
Hours of Operation: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Phone Number: 224-1701

Haven of Rest Mission
Service: Food, shelter, counseling
Address: 219 West Whitner  Street  Anderson, SC 29624
Phone Number: (864) 226-6193

Anderson Interfaith Ministries Food Pantry
Address: 1206 South Murray Avenue Anderson, SC 29624
Phone Number: (864) 226-2273

Piedmont Emergency Relief Center
Services: Emergency food assistance
Address:  3 Main Street Piedmont, SC  29673
Phone:   (864) 845-5355

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AID Upstate
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
Service Area: see also Greenville, Oconee and Pickens
Address: 811 Pendleton St # 10, Greenville, SC
Post Office Box 105 | Greenville, SC 29602
13 S. Calhoun St. Greenville, SC (Free HIV testing site)
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Phone Numbers: 1-800-874-2572 or (864) 250-0607
Fax Number: (864) 250-0608

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Anderson Housing Authority
Services: provide safe, sanitary and decent housing for low-income families or individuals needing government subsidized housing.
Exception/ Criteria: assessed according to the application
Address: 1335 East River St., Anderson, SC 29624
Phone: (864) 260-5120

Upstate Homeless Coalition - Transitions
Service:  Transitional housing with case management
Exception/Criteria:  must be homeless or currently in a shelter
Address:  4200 Liberty Highway, Anderson, SC 29621
Hours of Operation:  8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday – Thursday
8:30a.m. – 12:30p.m.  Friday
Contact Person:  Jessica Crocker or Steven Compton
Phone Number:  864-964-8250
Fax Number:  864-964-8250


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Mental Health

Anderson-Oconee-Pickens Mental Health
Phone Number: 864-260-2220

Mental Health Americas – Anderson County Resources
Hours of Operation: 24 hours a day and 7 days a week
Phone Number: 226-0297 office
222-0726 – crisis line
1-800-868-4878– crisis line

Upstate Homeless Coalition - 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

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Senior Independent Support Services

Senior Solutions
Services: transportation, information and referrals, adult day care, senior centers, senior access, and home delivered meals.
Service Area: also see Oconee
Exception/ Criteria: Senior is 60+
Address: (Anderson) 3420 Clemson Blvd., Anderson, SC 29621
(Oconee) 101 Perry Ave., Seneca, SC 29678
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Phone Numbers: For Anderson Services - 225-3370
For Oconee Services - 885-1000
Greenville Transportation – 467-3120

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