Spartanburg County Services

Available Services in Spartanburg County

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Domestic Violence

Anointed Visions

Services: Help for abused women and children
Address: PO Box 94, Roebuck, SC 29376
Phone: 864.494.3311
Contact: Jean Smith

Safe Homes/Rape Crisis Coalition

Services: emergency shelter, support and assistance to victims of domestic violence and their dependent children as well as assistance in serving orders of protection, individual and family therapy, support groups and 24-hour crisis lines. Hospital, police and court accompaniment is provided for victims of sexual assault.
Exception/ Criteria: homeless due to sexual assault/domestic violence
Service Area: Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union
Facilities: 41 emergency and 9 transitional
Address: Spartanburg, SC
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Phone Number: 1.800.273.5066 or 864.583.9803
Fax Number: (864) 583-9611

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Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Angels of Hope

Service: rehab program for women with drug and alcohol addiction; will take people who need a place in an emergency up to 5 days
Exception/ Criteria: women only; 90 days
Address: 4000 E. Main St. Ext., Spartanburg, SC 29307
Number of Beds: 13 but 5-7 for emergency beds
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Contact Person: Sonia Littlejohn
Phone Number: 864.579.1151

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Emergency Assistance

Bethlehem Center

Services: assistance with food, rent, utilities, and prescription costs (when funds are available). Coordinate self-improvement focused programming and workshops as forums for community education. Serves as a local employment training site for CNA classes in collaboration with MedTech. After school activities, community activities, bible studies and fellowship, nutrition programs, life skills sessions, sewing and craft classes, computer lab and daycares.
Address: 397 Highland Ave., Spartanburg, SC 29304
PO Box 3501, Spartanburg, SC 29304
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday
Phone Number:864.582.7158
Fax Number: 864-582-0695

First Baptist Church

Service: food, clothing, and The Helping Center; Social ministries – financial aid for rent, utilities and medication
Hours of Operation: Helping Center- 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday
Social Ministries – 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Monday and Wednesday
Phone Number:864.583.7425
Fax Number: 864-583-0469

Greater Spartanburg Ministries

Services: Food relief and evangelism
Exception/ Criteria: First come, first served with picture ID and social security card.
Service Area: nearby communities
Address: 680 Asheville Hwy., Spartanburg, SC 29303
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Phone Number: 864.585.9371
Fax: 864-585-9373

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

Helping Hands of Woodruff

Service: emergency financial assistance with food, prescription medicine, heating program is November – April (Wednesday Only), utilities, rent, and clothing closet is open Friday’s Only
Exception/Criteria: picture ID and SSN needed, determined by application and interview
Address: 206 Chamblin St, or PO Box 483, Woodruff, SC 29388
Service Areas: also includes: Woodruff, Enoree
Hours of Operation: 9:00a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Phone Number: 864.476.2401
Fax Number: 864-476-9353

Piedmont Community Actions

Services: Provides Headstart child development program, energy assistance and conservation case management, emergency financial assistance, senior citizen apartments, and computer classes.
Exception/ Criteria: poverty guidelines; must bring proof of income
Service Area: see also Spartanburg
Address: Administrative Office (Main):300 S. Daniel Morgan Avenue, Suite A, Spartanburg, SC 29306

Head Start Center (Gaffney): 501 W Rutledge Ave, Gaffney
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Phone Number: 864.585.8183 Main or 864.489.0279 Gaffney

Soup Kitchen, Second Presbyterian

Services: Meals served to needy persons (homeless, unemployed, transients)
Address: 438 North Church St., Spartanburg, SC 29303
Hours of Operation: Meals served at lunch time daily, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Phone: 864.583.6320 (soup kitchen) or 864.583.6696

T.O.T.A.L. Ministries

Services: assistance with rent, food, utilities, and prescription
Exception/ Criteria: no deposit on utilities; must bring SSN and picture ID
Address: 420 Union Street or PO Box 873, Spartanburg, SC 29304
Hours of Operation: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Phone Number: 864.585.9167

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Emergency Shelters

Emergency Shelters - Families

Miracle Hill Rescue Mission

Service: shelter for homeless men, women and children; provides three meals a day, clothing, Christian counseling, assistance finding housing, and a work-start program; transitional. It also offers a free medical clinic providing vision, dental, and medical exams for clients and the surrounding community
Address: PO Box 994 or 189 N. Forest St., Spartanburg, SC 29304
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
Phone Number: 864.583.1628
Fax Number: 583-9139

Salvation Army

Services: emergency financial assistance with food, rent, utilities, clothing, and some prescription medication, thrift store, personal counseling and spiritual guidance.
Exception/ Criteria: personal ID, verification of income for all working members in household, receipt of bills, utility disconnection letters, eviction notice
Address: 1529 John B. White Blvd., SC 29301
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Phone Number: 864.573.5493

SPIHN (SPartanburg Interfaith Hospitality Network)

Services: Compassionate, loving support with shelter, meals, and counseling services throughout a faith-based network to the homeless families of Spartanburg County.
Exception/Criteria: Must be homeless with at least 1 child
Address: 899 South Pine St., Spartanburg, SC 29302
Phone Number: 864.597.0699

The Haven

Address: 458 North Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303
Exception/Criteria: Families – Intact spouses with or without children; single mothers with children; single fathers with children; and grandparents/legal guardians with children.
Hours of Operation: Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.;
Client intake hours 4 p.m.; Open 24 hours in case of emergency
Contact Person: Cindi Goodin
Phone Number: 864.582.6737

Emergency Shelters - Men

Victory Outreach Ministries

Service: homeless shelter for men
Exception/ Criteria: men
Address: 19 Burke Ave., Spartanburg, SC 29306
Hour of Operation: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Phone Number: 864.582.5117

Emergency Shelters - Women

Angels of Hope

Service: rehab program for women with drug and alcohol addiction.
Exception/ Criteria: women only; 90 days;
Address: 4000 E main St. ext., Spartanburg, SC 29307
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Phone Number: 864.579.1151

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Health Department (Spartanburg County) WIC (Women, Infants and children)

Service: Helps improve the health of families through healthy foods and health education. Health screening, Information about nutrition, breastfeeding and general health; Food vouchers.
Address: PO Box 4217, Spartanburg, SC 29305 or 151 East Wood St., Spartanburg, SC 29305
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 864.596.3305

Free Medical Clinic

Services: provide general medical care and medication
Exception/Criteria: call for application days and times; must be a Spartanburg County resident with no heath insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, or any other kind of government aid; must have proof of income, picture ID, and SSN
Address: 162 North Dean St. or PO Box 3466, Spartanburg SC 29304
Hours of Operation: Mon, Wed, & Friday 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday 5:15 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. by appt.
Cost: $2.00 donation for first prescription and $1.00 for each additional
Phone Number: 864.542.2273
Fax Number: 864-597-0413

Specialty Shelter

Divinity Care

Service: provides a place for the homeless who are discharged from the hospital
Address: 446 Arch Street, Spartanburg, SC 29301
Phone Number: 864.948.5170
Fax: 205-5556

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Fuller Center for Housing of Spartanburg

Service: build and rehab houses for people in need.
Exception/ Criteria: Must be homeowners who meet federal poverty guidelines
Address: PO Box 171653, Spartanburg, SC 29301
Phone: 864.595.4233

Habitat for Humanity of Spartanburg

Service: builds affordable homes for individuals who have lost their home
Exception/ Criteria: currently living in substandard housing, but having the ability to pay house payments.
Address: PO Box 18172, Spartanburg, SC 29318
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
Phone Number: 864.595.1851

Spartanburg Housing Authority

Service: low income housing
Exception/ Criteria: based on HUD regulations; have to fill out application
Address: 325 S. Church Street or PO Box 2828, Spartanburg, SC 29304
Hour of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Phone Number: 864.598.6000

Spartanburg Housing Finance and Development Authority

Service: rental assistance program
Exception/ Criteria: non-emergency assistance
Hours of Operation: Every 3rd Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. during February, April, June, August, October, and December
Address: 187 N. Church St., 10th floor, Spartanburg, SC 29306
Phone Number: 864.596.2204

Upstate Homeless Coalition - Transitions

Service: transitional housing with case management
Exception/Criteria: must be homeless
Address: 9039 Fairforest Road, Spartanburg, SC 29303
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Contact Person: Glenda Gilchrist
Phone Number: 864.595.5304
Fax: 595-5315

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Mental Health

Spartanburg Area Mental Health Center – Shelter + Care Program

Service: Permanent housing for persons with mental illness
Exception/ Criteria: must be homeless
Address: 250 Dewey Avenue, Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone Number: 864.585.0366

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