Welfare Info

Charleston SC Welfare Programs and Statistics

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Popular Benefits in Charleston, South Carolina

South Carolina Family Independence

Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Living Assistance benefit

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...

South Carolina Head Start

Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Child Care benefit

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...

South Carolina Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)

Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Energy Assistance benefit

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...

South Carolina Partners for Healthy Children

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Healthcare benefit

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...

South Carolina School Breakfast and Lunch Program

U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Food Stamps benefit

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...

South Carolina Special Milk Program

U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Food Stamps benefit

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 ...

South Carolina Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Food Stamps benefit

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. ...

South Carolina Summer Food Service Program

U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Food Stamps benefit

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 ...

South Carolina Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Food Stamps benefit

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...

South Carolina Unemployment Insurance

Employment and Training Administration (ETA) Employment Assistance benefit

Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet South Carolina's eligibility requirements....

South Carolina Weatherization Assistance Program

Energy Assistance benefit

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...

Charleston, South Carolina Head Start Office Locations

5 Head Start Office Locations in Charleston, SC

West Ashley Head Start Center

(843) 571-2424

1401 Ashley River Rd Charleston SC 29407

Thomas Myers II Head Start

(843) 720-0824

529 Meeting St Charleston SC 29403

James Island Elementary Head Start

(843) 762-8240

1872 S Grimball Rd Charleston SC 29412

First African Evangelical Church Day Care

(843) 723-5259

1020 King St Charleston SC 29403

Sanders Clyde Elementary HS/EHS

(843) 609-1011

805 Morrison Dr Charleston SC 29403