Utility and Food Assistance: For When You Need Help Now

When you’re looking at an empty bank account, utility bills coming due, and you have no idea where you’re going to find the money to afford your essential prescription medications and food to survive, things can begin to feel truly desperate. There’s where the Center for Community Services comes in.

We provide emergency help with utilities, prescription assistance for life-saving medications, food boxes, and assistance with applying for SNAP and WIC to help our clients make it through hard times.

Give us a call at (864) 688-2233 to learn more about our utility program. To learn more about our food assistance program please call (864) 688-2215. Food box distribution hours are Monday and Friday from 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., and Wednesday from 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

What to Bring:

Social Security Cards

Social Security cards for yourself and your family

A Photo ID

Such as a Driver’s License or SC State ID

Proof of Residency

Such as a dated utility bill that includes your name and address

Proof of Income

Recent tax returns or bank statements

Take a deep breath, and give us a call. Let’s see what we can do to help you through this.