We all need a hand sometimes!
Community support organizations are here to help. Below are links to organizations that can help in times of need.
Local Food Banks
North Greenville Food Crisis Ministry
864 N Hwy 25 Bypass, Travelers Rest, SC 29690
Visit them online
Harvest Hope Food Bank
2818 White Horse Road
Greenville, SC 29611
Visit them online
Foothills Family Resources doesn’t just meet people in their crisis, they work to move them to self-sufficiency through the Center for Working Families. They have been serving Northern Greenville County for over 36 years, and offer a food pantry (open every day during business hours), SNAP intake/processing, GED preparation, Mental Health counseling, rent/utility assistance, Vocational Rehabilitation, Medicaid Application Assistance, and a Career Development Program through their Center for Working Families.
New Horizon Family Health Services’ (NHFHS) Travelers Rest office is located at 1588 Geer Hwy. Services include primary medical and behavioral health care and pharmacy and laboratory services. NHFHS accepts private insurance, Medicaid, Medicare and offers a sliding fee discount for those without insurance who qualify. The mission of NHFHS is to provide quality, affordable, compassionate patient-centered health care to improve the health of the communities we serve. Please call 864.836.1109 to make an appointment.
United Way of South Carolina fights for the Health, Education and Financial Stability of every person in our community. They go beyond temporary fixes to create lasting change in communities around the world. By bringing people and organizations together around innovative solutions, they impact millions of lives every year and are here to help.
There is an abundance of local charities in Greenville County to help with everything from animal & wildlife rescue to education & literacy, family & youth support, organizations that fight poverty & hunger, senior citizen organizations and more.
The South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS) is the South Carolina government agency charged with ensuring quality services to prevent or reduce the negative consequences of substance use and addictions. The mission of DAODAS is to ensure the availability and quality of a continuum of substance use services, thereby improving the health status, safety, and quality of life of individuals, families, and communities across South Carolina.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
On average, according to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, a victim will leave an abusive relationship seven times before leaving for good. Even if you are not ready to leave, you can still receive assistance from the community resources provided on this page. These agencies, and others like them, can help you plan a path to emotional and physical safety, and live a life free of abuse.