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Government Benefits Available to Citizens of Columbia, SC

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The South Carolina Family Independence (FI) program provides time-limited assistance to needy families with dependent children when families cannot provide for their basic needs. The FI Program is designed to serve both single-parent and two-parent f...
Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Head Start programs provide a learning environment that su...
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides Direct Assistance for Heating and Cooling; Emergency Crisis Assistance Program (ECAP) for Heating and Cooling; and Supplemental Funding for the Low-Income Weatherization Program (WAP). LIHEA...
Partners for Healthy Children is a health insurance program for children who live in South Carolina. It provides free health care to children in families with low income. The program does not provide any coverage for the adults in the household but t...
The School Breakfast Program provides funding that makes it possible for schools to offer a nutritious breakfast to students each day. Similarly, the goal of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is to protect the health and well-being of the nati...
The Special Milk Program provides milk to children in schools, childcare institutions, and eligible camps that do not participate in other Federal child nutrition meal service programs. Schools that participate in the National School Lunch or School ...
The WIC Program provides supplemental foods, nutrition education and referrals to health care, at no cost, to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age five who are determined to be at nutritional risk. ...
Thousands of children in South Carolina depend on meals at school for the nutrition they need to learn and grow. Their need for good food doesn't end when school gets out. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) meets this need by offering free meals ...
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) has served as the foundation of America's national nutrition safety net, working to end hunger and improve the health of low-income people by helping families buy the food they need for a nutritionally...
Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet South Carolina's eligibility requirements....
The Weatherization Assistance Program provides home weatherization assistance to improve the quality of life for low-income families, particularly for the elderly, people with disabilities and children by improving the energy efficiency of their home...

Other Help & Aid Resources in Columbia, SC

Columbia, SC welfare resources are available through different outlets. Find the nearest location and make contact with a community outreach center today.

Acercamiento Hispano-Carolina‎

7900 Mell St, Columbia, SC

(803) 419-5112

Aiken-Barnwell Community Agency‎

650 Knox Abbott Dr, Cayce, SC

(803) 794-6778

Alzheimer's Association‎

3223 Sunset Blvd # 100, West Columbia, SC

(803) 791-3430

American Red Cross‎

2751 Bull St, Columbia, SC

(803) 540-1200

American Red Cross‎

1061 Carolina Pines Dr, Blythewood, SC

(803) 786-9779

American Red Cross‎

117 E Washington St, Winnsboro, SC

(803) 635-5779

American Red Cross‎

632 Dekalb St, Camden, SC

(803) 432-3383

American Red Cross‎

1155 N Guignard Dr # 3, Sumter, SC

(803) 775-2364

American Red Cross‎

545 Louis St NE, Orangeburg, SC

(803) 534-5735


106 E Main St, Lexington, SC

(803) 356-1806

Bethany Christian Services‎

414 Center St, West Columbia, SC

(803) 796-9332

Bright Start‎

1514 Pickens St, Columbia, SC

(803) 929-1112

Brookland Foundation‎

1058 Sunset Blvd # A, West Columbia, SC

(803) 794-9271

Camden Welfare League‎

524 E Dekalb St, Camden, SC

(803) 432-9700

Camp Welfare Church‎

6653 Camp Welfare Rd, Winnsboro, SC

(803) 482-3501

Carolina Boys Home‎

1303 Sycamore Ave, Columbia, SC

(803) 786-7100

Center of Change‎

1218 Main St, West Columbia, SC

(803) 755-7787

City Year Inc‎

1919 Hampton St, Columbia, SC

(803) 254-3349

Co-Op Ministry‎

3821 W Beltline Blvd, Columbia, SC

(803) 799-3853

Co-Op Ministry‎

126 Blythewood Rd, Blythewood, SC

(803) 786-0092

Columbia Urban League Inc‎

1400 Barnwell St, Columbia, SC

(803) 799-8150

Community Health Charities‎

131 Morninghill Dr, Columbia, SC

(803) 731-5134

County of Kershaw Offices and Agencies: DSS Dept of Social Services‎

110 E DeKalb St, Camden, SC

(803) 432-7676

County of Lexington: Department of Social Services‎

Ste A, 521 Gibson Rd, Lexington, SC

(803) 941-0226

Department of Social Services‎

120 Clarkson St, Eastover, SC

(803) 353-3290