Greenville County Services

Available Services in Greenville County

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Elder Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation & Domestic Violence

Stop Abuse in the Community

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:  301 University Ridge, Greenville, SC  29603
Phone:  864.467.7700

Safe Harbor, 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 training.
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. - 5:00p.m. 
Phone Number:  864.467.1177
1.800.291.2139 24-hour Crisis Line
Fax Number: 864-467-3638

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Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Let’s Do Recovery House

Service: Homeless women and families that suffer from alcohol and substance abuse.
Exception/Criteria: No alcohol or drugs upon entry.
Address: 516 4th Ave., Greenville, SC 29609
Phone Number: 864.232.5874

Miracle Hill Renewal Center

Services: homeless and/or low income women in early recovery from substance abuse, alcohol and other drug dependency.  Licensed by DHEC as a residential care facility; assists women with treatment for their substance abuse condition.  Offers case management, individual and group counseling, education and life skill classes, and transportation to residents.
Exception/ Criteria: 18 years old or older.
Address: 19 Graves Dr. Greenville, SC 29609
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; available 24 hours a day
Phone Number: 864.242.2166
Fax Number: 282-2336

The Phoenix Center

Service: The Phoenix Center is the legislated authority on substance abuse for Greenville County. It is the county's largest provider of treatment and prevention services.
Address: 1400 Cleveland Street, Greenville, SC 29607
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Phone: 864.467.3790
Fax Number: (864) 467-3779   

Serenity Place – Women’s Residential

Services: offers transitional housing with case management to women who are recovering from addictions, are pregnant or parenting long term; therapeutic child treatment day care for children who have developmental delays; in-home services for families who try to remain together when addiction is involved. They work directly with the Phoenix Center.
Address: P.O. Box 1948, Greenville, S.C. 29602
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Phone: 864.467.3751
Fax Number: 864-467-3976

Turning Point

Services: transitional housing for men who are recovering alcoholics and addicts; provides case management, clothing and transportation to and from work.
Address: 24 Bruce Rd., Greenville, S.C. 29605
Exception/Criteria: recovering addicts who have been through detox
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday- Friday
Phone: 864.299.0090
Fax Number: 864-299-5248 

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Emergency Assistance

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
Address: 115 Whitehall Road, Anderson, SC 29625
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday -Friday
Phone Number: 864.271.8222
Fax Number: (864) 282-8663

Catholic Charities

Services: sponsors families to achieve self-sufficiency; provides financial assistance to persons in need.  Helps with rent, utilities and prescriptions on a one-time basis of $25.00 or less.  Also gives vouchers for clothes at Goodwill.
Exception/ Criteria: does not help with food.  Must call for an appointment
Address: PO Box 216, Greenville, SC 29602 (9 Toy Street)
Hours of Operation:  9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday
Phone Number: 864.242.2233
Fax Number: 864-242-1387

Eastside Crisis Center

Service: provides food, clothes, and financial assistance.
Exception/Criteria: based on need
Address: 12 Ebaugh Ave. Greenville, SC 29607
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. – Noon, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
Phone Number: 864.242.9083

Golden Strip Emergency Relief and Resources

Services: helps clients in an emergency situation with utilities, medication, rent, food; teaches basic skills to adults and offers Salvation Army clothing vouchers.  Clients must bring a picture ID and a social security card for each member in the family.  If requesting help with utilities, must bring the bill.  If requesting help with prescription, must bring the prescription or bottle to be refilled
Address: 1102 Howard Drive (Old Bryson School) Simpsonville, SC 29681
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Wednesday
Phone Number: 864.967.2022
Fax Number: 864-967-0288

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

Greer Community Ministries

Services: provides food pantry, mobile meals, clothing closet, and senior dining. This company is dedicated to providing for the elderly, homebound, and disadvantaged person.
Address: 738 S. Line Street Extension, Greer, SC 29652
P.O. Box 1373, Greer, SC 29652
Hours of Operation; 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Please bring photo ID and social security card for service
Phone Number: 864.877.1937

Greer Relief and Resources Agency

Services: Food, Shelter, Heat/Utility, Prescription Medication, Case Management/ Counseling
Service Area: Taylors, Lyman, Wellford, and Duncan
Address:  202 Victoria, Greer, SC 29651
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Phone Number: 864.467.7700
Fax Number: (864) 801-2014

SHARE - Sunbelt Human Advancement Resources, Inc. of Greenville

Services: housing; transportation; food assistance; medical and dental attention; psychological, drug, and alcohol counseling; job training and employment assistance; education; and life skills training and child care.
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: Main Office:1200 Pendleton St., Greenville, SC 29611
Homeless Division: 1 Lakeside Rd., #35, Greenville, South Carolina 29611
P.O. Box 10204, Greenville, SC 29603
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Phone: 864.269.0700
Fax: 864-295-6151

United Ministries


Place of Hope: Day Shelter - Open 8-11am Mon-Fri - 600 Pendleton Street

Emergency Shelter & Interim Housing for families with children: 864-271-3424

Emergency Assistance: Food, Medication, Rent, Utilities - Call 864-232-6463

Adult Education: GED tutoring and preparation - Call 864-335-2604

Striving to Thrive: Individual long-term coaching around finances, careers, and other economic mobility goals - Call 864-605-7696



Adminstrative Building & Emergency Assistance: 606 Pendleton St., Greenville, SC 29601
Place of Hope: 600 Pendleton Street, Greenville, SC 29601

Puckett Center for Learning (Adult Ed and Striving to Thrive): 503 Vardry St, Greenville, SC 29601


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

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Emergency Shelters - Families

Salvation Army - Greenville

Services: helps with utilities and rent; provides clothing (5 changes of clothes per person per 3 months), has transitional housing (first week is free, then $7 per day if single; families with children pay $25.00 per week), food, emergency shelter for men and women, helps with prescriptions, but only up to $125 per person per year and helps with transportation
Exception/ Criteria: need cut off notice or eviction notice to receive help.  Must have proof of address, proof of income, and Social Security card for every individual in the household, photo identification for the head of household. 
** Does not pay deposits for utilities or rent.
Address: 417 Rutherford St., Greenville SC 29609
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Phone Number: 864.235.4803
Fax Number: 864-233-7114

Emergency Shelters - Men

Greenville Rescue Mission

Service: provides shelter to homeless men and families, emergency housing, meals, clothing, personal care items, gospel services, discipleship, personal counseling, drug addiction counseling, GED training. 
Exception/Criteria: Families must have marriage license to receive housing.
Address: 575 West Washington Street, Greenville, SC 29601
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Phone Number: 864.231.6333864-242-6933
Fax Number: 864-242-5626

United Veterans Association

Service: Provides an emergency shelter and a 90-day drug and alcohol rehabilitation program for homeless men, veterans, and non-veterans. 
Exception/Criteria: Must be a homeless man
Address: 20 3rd. St. Greenville, SC 29611
Phone: 864.483.0317

United Ministries

Service: Emergency Shelter & Interim Housing for families with children.
Address: 422 Pendleton St., Greenville, SC 29602
Phone: 864.271.6463

Emergency Shelters - Women

Shepherd’s Gate (Miracle Hill Ministries)

Services: shelter for homeless women and families, emergency housing, clothing, meals, daycare, laundry facilities, personal care items, addiction treatment programs, personal counseling, gospel services and access to other services in the community
Exception/ Criteria: must be a homeless woman 
Address: Greenville, SC
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Contact Person: Sandy Peeples
Phone Number: 864.268.5589
Fax Number: 864-268-5091

Women Reaching Out

Services: Emergency Shelter for women in crisis. Provides counseling, work/study programs, life skills classes, job training, and other programs to help women become self-sufficient. Provide transitional housing for women released from a correctional institution.
Address: 11400 Old White Horse Road
P.O. Box 14404, Greenville, S.C. 29610
Exception/Criteria: women only
Contact: Narvis Hart
Phone: 864.834.5600
Fax number: 864-834-5600

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Food Assistance 

Miracle Hill Relief Ministry

Services: warehouse services all Miracle Hills shelters with food, and gives out food to the first twenty people daily.
Address: 701 Pete Hollis Boulevard, Greenville, SC 29609
Facilities: warehouse    
Hours of Operation: 1:00p.m.-3:00p.m. Monday- Friday
Phone: 864.242.2911

Project Host Soup Kitchen

Service: provides lunch to anyone who walks in
Address: 525 S. Academy St., Greenville, SC 29601
Hours of Operation: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday – Sunday
Phone Number: 864.235.3403

Food Bank & Pantries

Greer Soup Kitchen-Our Daily Bread Ministries

521 East Poinsett Street
Greer, S.C. 29650

Community Food Bank of the Upstate

864.277.0298 or 864.277.0299
20 Maple Creek Circle
Greenville, SC 29607

Samaritan House

105 Old Augusta Road
Greenville, SC 29605

Miracle Hill Ministries

Miracle Hill Greenville Rescue Mission 
575 W. Washington Street
Greenville, SC 29601

Project Host Soup Kitchen 

525 South Academy Street
Greenville, SC 29602

Soup kitchen serving lunch daily

Foothills Family Resources

3 Main Street
Slater, SC 29683

Food pantry Monday-Friday with canned and non-perishable items

Greer Relief

202 Victoria Street
Greer, SC 29652

Food pantry and financial assistance

Harvest Hope Food Bank

5200 Pelham Road
Suite A
Greenville, SC 29607

Distributes food to local pantries; individuals may call if emergency assistance is needed

Loaves & Fishes

25 Woods Lake Road
Suite 812
Greenville, SC 29607

Collecting and distributing excess perishable food to organizations helping the homeless

Piedmont Emergency Relief Center

3 Main Street
Piedmont, SC  29673 

Emergency food assistance

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Greenville County Redevelopment Authority (GCRA)

Services: Housing assistance offers home ownership opportunities for low/moderate income families as well as housing rehabilitation with emphasis on affordability.
Exception/ Criteria: income varies depending on size of family, good rental history for past 12 months, $10 application fee, if bankruptcy is filled- 2 year wait. Application takes 10 business days to process.
Address: 301 University Ridge, Suite 2500, Greenville, SC 29601
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Phone: 864.242.9801
Fax: 232-9946

Habitat for Humanity

Services: provides affordable homeownership opportunities to low-income families in Greenville County.
Address: 305 Rutherford Rd., Greenville, SC 29609
Phone: 864.370.4787
Fax: 370-1477

Homes For Life

Services: shelter, educational guidance, employment assistance, counseling, basic life skills training; ages 18-21
Address: 1805 Hudson Road, Greer, SC  29650 
Phone number: 864.325.4066 or 864.576.1719

Housing Authority of Greenville

Services: Housing subsidization – low cost public housing owned and managed by the housing authority.
Exception/ Criteria: based on income
Address: 511 Augusta St. Greenville, SC 29601
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Phone Number: 864.467.4260
Fax Number: 864-467-2613

Homes of Hope

Services: Affordable Rental Housing Program, Homeownership Program, Manufactured Housing Program, transitional housing for homeless men (Samaritan Village).
Address: 3 Dunean St., Greenville, SC  29611
Exception/Criteria: income limitation, homeless men only for transitional located in Easley. 
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday- Friday
Phone: 864.269.4663
Fax Number: 864-269-6235

Smith House - Pendleton Place Children’s Shelter

Service: provides long-term residential care and development of independent living skills for young women 15-21
Hours of Operation: 24 hours and 7 days a week
Phone Number: 864.467.3651
Fax Number: 467-3645

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Mental Health

Gateway House

Service: Provides housing opportunities for Gateway House members.
Address: PO Box 4241, Greenville, SC 29608
Exception/ Criteria: must be a Gateway House member with a serious mental illness
Address: 415 Rutherford St., Greenville, SC 29609
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Phone Number: 864.242.9193
Fax Number: 242-3861

Greenville Mental Health Association

Service: service individuals with mental health issues    
Exception/ Criteria: must have a mental illness
Address: 124 Mallard St., Greenville, SC 29601
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Contact Person: Mary K. Campbell
Phone Number: 864.241.1040 x325
Fax Number: 241-1016

Mental Health of America (MHA

Services: Service individuals with mental health issues
Exception/Criteria: Must have a mental illness
Address: 301 University Ridge #5600, Greenville, SC 29601
Phone: 864.467.3344
Crisis line: 864.271.8888
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1.800.8255

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Senior Independent Living Support Services

Senior Action

Services: Senior Action, Inc., is a non-profit agency that provides programs and services to promote the health and well-being of older adults who live in Greenville County. Services offered through the Senior Action Main Office/Orchard Park Senior Center include: on-site group meals; computer and language classes (intro to computers, email, file management, Word, Excel, Internet, Facebook, viruses/spyware, Spanish, German, etc.); dancing and music programs (line dancing, ballroom dancing, Scottish country dancing, ukulele, senior concert band, etc.); card and games groups (bridge, canasta, pinochle, mah-jongg, dominoes, bunco, etc.); seminars/guest speakers on topics of interest to seniors (long-term care, Medicare, financial management, coping with aging, health issues, etc.); fitness programs and classes (aerobics, yoga, tai chi, flexibility and fitness exercises, nutrition, hiking club, etc.); home care vouchers (4 hours of light housekeeping, errand-running, lawn care, etc.); vouchers for geriatric care management; bereavement and veterans' support groups; and others.

Address: 50 Directors Drive Greenville, SC 29615
Phone: 864.467.3660

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