Anderson County Services

Available Services in Anderson County

Elder Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation & Domestic Violence

Stop Abuse in the Community

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

Back to Top

Emergency Assistance & Community Assistance Agencies

Emergency Rental Assistance - Click Here

Anderson American Red Cross

Services: provides emergency relief due to disaster; emergency communication for military personnel and family; provide first aid and CPR instruction
Service Areas: Covering Abbeville, Greenwood and McCormick Counties

Address: 907 North Main Street, Ste.14, Anderson, SC 29621
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday -Friday
Phone Number: 864.225.8666
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. 
Home Repair Program: Coordinates church and civic groups to make minor home repairs or modification.
Food Bank: Monday-Friday 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
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: 15 Regency Hill Dr. Greenville, SC 29607
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 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: 1704 East Greenville Street, Anderson, SC 29621
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: 864.226.0297
Phone Number: 864.231.6333

Salvation Army of Anderson

Services: Clothing/Shoe Assistance, Emergency Housing/Shelter, Food/Grocery Assistance, Utility Assistance

Boys & Girls Afterschool Program: Afterschool care for children through the Boys and Girls Club

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

Back to Top

Emergency Shelters - Families

Anderson Sunshine House

Services: provides temporary shelter (up to 1 month) with support services in scattered site houses to homeless married couples or single parent families with children less than 18 years of age.
Exception/Criteria: families must be married or single parents. Vouchers only viable in City of Anderson limits

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
Fax Number: (864) 260-5118

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: 864.226.6193
Fax Number: 226-9811

Back to Top

Food Assistance

Meals on Wheels - Anderson

Service: Delivers hot meals

Address: P.O. Box 285 Anderson, SC 29622
Phone Number: 864.225.6800 

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: 864.224.4763 

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: 864.224.1701

Haven of Rest Mission

Service: Food, shelter, counseling

Address: 219 West Whitner  Street  Anderson, SC 29624
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
Phone Number: 864.226.6193
Fax Number: (864) 226-9811

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

Back to Top


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 864.250.0608
Fax Number: (864) 250-0608

Back to Top


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

Back to Top

Mental Health

Anderson-Oconee-Pickens Mental Health

Address: 200 McGee Road, Anderson, SC 29625
Phone Number: 864.260.2220
Fax Number: (864) 716-2339

Mental Health America – Anderson County Resources

Hours of Operation: 24 hours a day and 7 days a week
Phone Number: 864.984.0635 office
If you are in crisis and need immediate help call 1.800.273.TALK
or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1.800.SUICIDE
Please remember to dial "1" first on a land 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

Back to Top

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 - 864.225.3370
For Oconee Services - 864.885.1000
Greenville Transportation – 864.467.3120

Back to Top

Error Message