MEET YOUR STUDENT SUCCESS COORDINATOR, JAYNE HARRIS

Jayne Harris is a Student Success Coordinator for Remington College, located in Knoxville, TN. Jayne is originally from Harlan, KY., and is married with 2 children. Jayne worked with Community Action as an educator for Head Start for more than 13 years before accepting a position with Remington College, and relocating to East Tennessee. Her education background is in Human Services and Counseling from Lindsey Wilson College. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, fishing, traveling and spending time with her family.

SUPPORT RESOURCES IN YOUR AREA…

The following resources have been gathered to provide support in a variety of areas specific to your location. Please use the links below to connect with any number of organizations that can help you stay on track or get the assistance you need. If you feel like we are missing a specific category, feel free to reach out to your Student Success Coordinator to ensure that we are providing the best resources possible to help you achieve your goals.

COVID-19 Resources- South Carolina Child Care Resource and Referral

Description:  Information about child care program resource updates including child care programs that are open, child care worker employment and a list of school food sites and delivery plans. URL:   […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Unemployment Benefits

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19. For example, federal law allows states to […]

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program

Trade Adjustment Assistance Program The TAA Program seeks to provide adversely affected workers with opportunities to obtain the skills, credentials, resources, and support necessary to (re)build skills for future jobs. […]

Family Independence Program -Columbia

  Description:  Family Independence (FI) is a time-limited program that will assist families in need with dependent children when families cannot provide for their basic needs. The main focus of […]

South Carolina 2-1-1

Description:  South Carolina 2-1-1 is your one-stop resource for finding assistance in your local community. Use the form below to find services. Or call 2-1-1 any time–24 hours a day, 365 days […]

SnagAJob.com

Snagajob.com Job search site by city and zip code.  Apply for available jobs online and read helpful job tips. www.snagajob.com 

Care.com

Description:  Care.com’s premise is simple: Our consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with, and ultimately select caregivers in a low-cost, reliable and easy way.  Find care.  […]

Indeed – Resume

Indeed – Free Resume Builder Make Your Resume Make a free resume in minutes using the wizard or upload your own. Get Contacted Make your resume so that employers can […]

National Head Start Association

Description:  The National Head Start Association (NHSA) is a nonprofit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life.  In addition […]

KhanAcadmy.Org – Free Online Tutorials

 Khan Academy Tutorials – For free. For everyone. Forever. Our mission is to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of […]

United Way of the Midlands -Columbia

  Description:  Unites people and resources to improve the quality of life in the Midlands of SC. Works to determine and respond to the critical human service needs of the community, […]

Purdue Owl

Purdue Owl This go-to guide will help you improve your writing skills immensely in MLA and APA format. Going for writing lessons are expensive and usually not worth the money. […]

CareerOneStop.Org – Career Services for Ex- Offenders

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. A proud partner of the  network. Job Search Help for Ex-Offenders CareerOneStop can aid in your search for a career path following incarceration by identifying […]

U.S. Department of Labor – CareerOneStop.org

your source for career exploration, training & jobs Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. A proud partner of the  network.  http://www.careeronestop.org CareerOneStop offers great information and tools for  job seekers, career […]

South Carolina Works Center

    Description:   SC Works Midlands is a proud partner of the American Job Center system. Offers workshops and training over a variety of topics including:  Basic Computer Skills, Career […]

South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce -Columbia

  Description: The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) is responsible for paying unemployment insurance benefits, collecting unemployment taxes, helping people find jobs, matching businesses with qualified candidates, and […]

DSS South Carolina Department of Social Services: Richland County

Description: The Department’s mission is to serve South Carolina by promoting the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and vulnerable adults, helping individuals achieve stability and strengthening families. Has offices […]

American Camp Association

This resource will allow you to search for 2020 Virtual Camp listings. You can search for available camps using several filters including: free or camps with fees, activity categories and […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Storyline Online

Storyline is a free resource for remote learning during COVID-19 where movie stars read their favorite stories to kids.   URL: https://www.storylineonline.net/      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fun Brain

This website allows students to play games while learning Math and Reading Skills. You can choose the activities and games for ages Pre-K through 8th grade.   URL: https://www.funbrain.com/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Home through their SmokiEEEs program! Learn online and outside with Park Ranger-led adventures, activities and resources for students of all ages. The website […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – National Geographic Educational Resources

Now, as communities around the world are exploring new ways of teaching and learning at home, we invite you to join us for live broadcasts of Explorer Classroom. In our commitment […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources- Brain POP

Brain POP and Brain POP Jr. have interactive videos, activities and quizzes designed for kids. To assist with learning needs due to COVID-19, the website is offering families to sign […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture Visit this website to explore art collections, take virtual tours of museums around the world, explore places around the world, learn about historical figures and history, […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Simon and Schuster Publishing

Read & Learn with Simon Kids is presented by Simon and Schuster Publishing   The website offers live read-alouds, downloadable activities, curriculum guides and more.   URL: https://simonandschusterpublishing.com/readandlearn/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Sesame Street Educational Resources

In response to COVID-19, Sesame Street is offering educational videos for children about safe hand washing, caring for each other and more. URL: https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books. The weekly read aloud […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Kennedy Space Center Educational Resources

The Kennedy Space Center is having live presentations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on Facebook Live at 9:30am Eastern Standard Time for younger children and 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time for […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Read Alouds

Authors who are planning new read-alouds and lessons are sharing their schedules in a Google Doc created by literacy advocate Olivia Van Ledtje. Please visit the link below for the […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Online Homeschool Curriculum

Calvert Homeschool Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, Calvert’s is offering FREE curriculum for the first 3 months. Use Code: CALVERT90 Calvert’s has curriculum for grades K-2 and 3-12 with media-rich […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Home-Schooling Resources

Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, The TODAY Show has provided home-school tips and free resources to assist. Please visit the link below for ideas for activities, tips and other resources. […]

COVID-19 Resources- South Carolina Child Care Resource and Referral

Description:  Information about child care program resource updates including child care programs that are open, child care worker employment and a list of school food sites and delivery plans. URL:   […]

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, the number one cause of death to children in the United States. Throughout the world, almost […]

South Carolina 2-1-1

Description:  South Carolina 2-1-1 is your one-stop resource for finding assistance in your local community. Use the form below to find services. Or call 2-1-1 any time–24 hours a day, 365 days […]

Care.com

Description:  Care.com’s premise is simple: Our consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with, and ultimately select caregivers in a low-cost, reliable and easy way.  Find care.  […]

HelpandHope.org

  Help For Parents. Hope For Kids.   Child Safety Tips Keeping their children safe is every parent’s first concern. But, it’s a dangerous world out there! Use our parenting tips, videos, […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large […]

National Parent Helpline

National Parent Helpline Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child […]

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                      […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of […]

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator HRSA Health Center Locator allows anyone in the USA to type in their address or general location and find local health […]

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) If your children need health coverage, they may be eligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). If they qualify, you won’t have to buy […]

Childcare Center.us-National child care center search engine

This is a national website that allows parents to search for area child care centers, home daycares, and nannies/sitters.  The site allows you to narrow your search by zip code, […]

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood believes in the individual fundamental right of people throughout the world to manage their reproductive health, regardless of income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Description:  Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their potential and build their futures.  They nurture children and strengthen communities.  They Operate under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability […]

United Way of the Midlands -Columbia

  Description:  Unites people and resources to improve the quality of life in the Midlands of SC. Works to determine and respond to the critical human service needs of the community, […]

New Eyes for the Needy

New Eyes for the Needy New Eyes is a non-profit, non-sectarian volunteer organization that purchases new eyeglasses for poor children and adults in the United States. The organization also recycles donated […]

Sunshine House Early Learning Academy -Columbia

    Description:  Sunshine House is a licensed childcare facility with caring, qualified and trained Teachers and Educators who prepare your child for success using an award-winning curriculum that is […]

Beginnings SC -Columbia

Description:  Provides emotional, informational, and technical support to parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing, deaf parents with hearing children, and professionals serving those families. URL:  http://scbegin.org/ Address: 437 […]

South Carolina Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Description:  CCR&R helps parents find child care. Referrals to local child care providers. Information on state licensing requirements, availability of child care subsidies & quality child care indicators. SC-CCRN provides […]

USDA Summer Food Programs -Columbia

Description: The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was designed to provide free meals to children during the summer months. When schools let out for the summer, many children are at […]

Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands -Columbia

Description: Provides development programs for children, ages 6-18-years-old, based on their physical, emotional, cultural,and social needs. Programs are available in the areas of education, the environment, health, the arts, careers, […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia, Inc. -Columbia

  Description: A positive, hopeful and empowering support network of caring and committed adults who believe that every child can fulfill their full potential. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater […]

DSS South Carolina Department of Social Services: Richland County

Description: The Department’s mission is to serve South Carolina by promoting the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and vulnerable adults, helping individuals achieve stability and strengthening families. Has offices […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and […]

Operation Homefront

Their goal is to be the provider of choice for short-term and Critical Financial Assistance, long-term stability and recurring support programs to military families. SHORT-TERM CRITICAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE (RELIEF) Critical […]

COVID-19 Resources: PC’s for People

https://www.pcsforpeople.org/get-technology/ https://www.pcsforpeople.org/get-technology/

COVID-19 Resources: Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless

https://www.neoch.org/cleveland-homeless-blog/2020/3/16/homeless-services-and-outreach-during-covid-19 Updates to Resources and Services for homeless.

American Camp Association

This resource will allow you to search for 2020 Virtual Camp listings. You can search for available camps using several filters including: free or camps with fees, activity categories and […]

Dollywood Pre K Imagination Free Season Pass

Free Pre-K Imagination Season Pass Children born in 2015 or 2016 can visit Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country for free all season long with a Pre-K Imagination Season Pass. This […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – U-HAUL

U-HAUL Offers 30 Days Free Self- Storage amid Coronavirus Outbreak The free month applies to new customers with college IDs and is a limited-time offer subject to availability. Please visit […]

COVID-19- Relief Resources – JOANN Face Mask Kits

MOST JOANN STORES are participating in the Take and Make masks with donated fabric and guidance. This is a free kit with supplies to make your own face mask. Due […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Face Masks Online

Two online retailers are offering to mail free face masks to your home. Flexispot and DHVANI   Please visit the website below for more information regarding ordering information.   URL: https://www.kxan.com/news/simplehealth/medical/two-places-to-get-free-face-masks-online/ […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Polar Bears International Educational Resources

Polar Bears International The Polar Bears International website has developed a curriculum for kids that provides educational information about polar bears that includes: live chats with scientists, the polar bear […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – American Museum of Natural History

Welcome to OLogy! A science website for kids from the American Museum of Natural History. The website provides educational games, activities and learning videos and live streams covering a variety […]

COVID-19- Relief Resources – The Weather Channel

We Love Weather is provided by The Weather Channel and provides educational information. This resource has weather activities for kids, step by step experiments and educational videos with experiments regarding […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – California Science Center

The California Science Center has provided easy to follow science activities for children as well as live science videos and more through their “Stuck at Home Science”. The site posts […]

COVID-19 Resources: Children’s Defense Fund- Useful Resources for Children and Families During the COVID-19 Crisis

Description:  Links to resources for families seeking assistance with health coverage, education, self-care and wellness and state-specific resources.  Also information for immigrant families URL:  https://www.childrensdefense.org/useful-resource-covid-19/#immigrant

COVID-19 Resources: National Low Income Housing Coalition- State and Local Rental Assistance Search

URL:  https://nlihc.org/rental-assistance

COVID-19 Resources: List of Museums, Zoos and Theme Parks Offering Virtual Tours

Description:  “Walk” through some of the world’s most prestigious cultural institutions, like The Met and The American Museum of Natural History, then go for a “ride” on Disney’s new Frozen rollercoaster with the […]

COVID-19 Resources: Virtual Exhibits for Online Learning and Fun- Cleveland

Description:  A list of museums, art galleries, zoos, and aquariums that give children a chance to learn by virtual visiting. URL:  https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/families-and-individuals/resources-for-parents-and-families/Virtual-Exhibits-Online-Learning-and-Fun

COVID-19- Relief Resources – Walt Disney Fireworks

Walt Disney World and Disneyland have been closed since March 14 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Disney Magic Moments shared a “virtual viewing” of the “Happily Ever After” fireworks show […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Virtual Games for Kids

MommyPoppins.com – has provided information about virtual activities and games for children of all ages to play with their friends. The website provides virtual games that can be accessed using […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – East Tennessee Job Opportunities

WATE news has provided a list of business that are currently hiring in the East Tennessee area. The website is updated regularly with new information. Please visit their site for […]

COVID-19 Resources: SingleCare Free Prescription Discount Card

URL:  https://www1.singlecare.com/rescare

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Storyline Online

Storyline is a free resource for remote learning during COVID-19 where movie stars read their favorite stories to kids.   URL: https://www.storylineonline.net/      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fun Brain

This website allows students to play games while learning Math and Reading Skills. You can choose the activities and games for ages Pre-K through 8th grade.   URL: https://www.funbrain.com/  

COVID-19 Resources: National Domestic Violence Hotline

URL:  https://www.thehotline.org/help/

COVID-19 Resources: Veterans Crisis Line

Call 800-273-8255 or text 838255 URL:  https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/

COVID-19 Resources: Crisis Textline

Text TALK to 741741 URL:  https://www.crisistextline.org/  

COVID-19 Resources: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Call 800-273-8255 or Chat with Lifeline URL:  https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

COVID-19 Resources: Substance Abuse & Mental Heath Services Administration- Disaster Distress Helpline

Substance Abuse & Mental Heath Services Administration:  Disaster Distress Helpline Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 URL:  https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Offers for Healthcare Workers and First Responders

Starbucks announced on March 25 that the chain would give out free coffee to anyone who identifies as a front-line responder to the pandemic through May 3. The free coffee must be […]

COVID-19 – Relief Resources – Free Meal Sites for Children

The East Baton Rouge Parish School System’s Child Nutrition Department will be serving free breakfast and lunch at multiple school sites across the parish beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020, between […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Home through their SmokiEEEs program! Learn online and outside with Park Ranger-led adventures, activities and resources for students of all ages. The website […]

COVID-19 Resources: South Carolina Department of Mental Health Crisis Response

URL:  https://scdmh.net/contact/

COVID-19 Resources: Richland County, SC COVID-19 Information

URL:  http://www.richlandcountysc.gov/covid-19

COVID-19 Resources: Columbia Housing

URL:  https://www.columbiahousingsc.org/covid19-resources

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Amazon Prime for Kids

Amazon is now offering free access to some of its Prime programming for kids. You don’t need to be an Amazon Prime subscriber, but you will need to create an Amazon account […]

COVID-19 Resources: Harvest Hope Food Bank

Description:  Assistance search. URL:  https://www.harvesthope.org/

COVID-19 Relief Resources – National Geographic Educational Resources

Now, as communities around the world are exploring new ways of teaching and learning at home, we invite you to join us for live broadcasts of Explorer Classroom. In our commitment […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – State Farm

In response to COVID-19, State Farm’s “State Farm Good Neighbor Relief” is returning $2 billion dividend to Mutual auto insurance customers. The website says that “On average most customers will […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources- Brain POP

Brain POP and Brain POP Jr. have interactive videos, activities and quizzes designed for kids. To assist with learning needs due to COVID-19, the website is offering families to sign […]

COVID-19 Resources: Path to Government Benefits

URL:  https://www.benefits.gov/help/faq/Coronavirus-resources

COVID-19 Resource: Homeless Shelter Directory

URL:  https://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture Visit this website to explore art collections, take virtual tours of museums around the world, explore places around the world, learn about historical figures and history, […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Simon and Schuster Publishing

Read & Learn with Simon Kids is presented by Simon and Schuster Publishing   The website offers live read-alouds, downloadable activities, curriculum guides and more.   URL: https://simonandschusterpublishing.com/readandlearn/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Sesame Street Educational Resources

In response to COVID-19, Sesame Street is offering educational videos for children about safe hand washing, caring for each other and more. URL: https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring  

COVID-19 Articles: 3 Steps you can take to stay healthy during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

URL:  https://nutrition.org/making-health-and-nutrition-a-priority-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-pandemic/

COVID-19 Articles: Simple Vegan Recipes to Try During the Quarantine

URL:  https://www.peta.org/living/food/simple-vegan-recipes/

COVID- 19 Articles: Avoid Cabin Fever With These 125 Ideas to Keep Kids Entertained During the Coronavirus Crisis

URL:  https://parade.com/1009774/stephanieosmanski/things-to-do-with-kids-during-coronavirus-quarantine/

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books. The weekly read aloud […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Kennedy Space Center Educational Resources

The Kennedy Space Center is having live presentations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on Facebook Live at 9:30am Eastern Standard Time for younger children and 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time for […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Read Alouds

Authors who are planning new read-alouds and lessons are sharing their schedules in a Google Doc created by literacy advocate Olivia Van Ledtje. Please visit the link below for the […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Online Homeschool Curriculum

Calvert Homeschool Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, Calvert’s is offering FREE curriculum for the first 3 months. Use Code: CALVERT90 Calvert’s has curriculum for grades K-2 and 3-12 with media-rich […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Home-Schooling Resources

Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, The TODAY Show has provided home-school tips and free resources to assist. Please visit the link below for ideas for activities, tips and other resources. […]

COVID-19 Article: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Social Distancing With Children

URL:  https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/coronavirus-social-distancing.html

COVID-19 Article: Tips for Families: Coronavirus

URL:  https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/3210-tips-for-families-coronavirus

COVID-19 Article: 8 Tips for Working From Home With Kids During COVID-19

URL:  https://www.yalemedicine.org/stories/8-tips-work-at-home-with-kids-covid-19/

COVID-19 Article: Working and Learning from Home During the COVID-19 Outbreak

URL:  https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/chest-lungs/Pages/Working-and-Learning-from-Home-During-the-COVID-19-Outbreak.aspx

COVID-19 Articles: Family Activities to Do During COVID-19

URL:  https://loganhealth.org/prod/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/What-to-do-at-home-with-your-kids-during-COVID-2019.pdf

COVID-19 Article: Mental health considerations for children quarantined because of COVID-19

URL:   https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanchi/article/PIIS2352-4642(20)30096-1/fulltext

COVID-19 Article: Stress and Coping

Description: The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping […]

COVID-19 Article: How to Maintain a Positive State of Mind During the COVID-19 Pandemic

How to Maintain a Positive State of Mind During the COVID-19 Pandemic https://www.indeed.com/hire/c/info/maintain-a-positive-state-of-mind?hl=en&cc=US

COVID-19 Resource: FindHelp

FindHelp Find food assistance, help paying bills, and other free or reduced cost programs, including new programs for the COVID-19 pandemic by zip code:  https://findhelp.org/

COVID-19 Article: COVID-19 Is Coinciding With a Loneliness Epidemic

COVID-19 Is Coinciding With a Loneliness Epidemic Description:  Emotional health. URL:   https://www.govexec.com/management/2020/03/covid-19-coinciding-loneliness-epidemic/164153/

COVID-19 Article: A Parent’s Guide to Working from Home with Kids

A Parent’s Guide to Working from Home with Kids https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/career-development/working-from-home-with-kids

COVID-19 Article: 7 Healthy Tips for a Better Night Sleep

7 Healthy Tips for a Better Night Sleep https://blog.ed.ted.com/2016/08/23/7-healthy-tips-for-a-better-nights-sleep/?fbclid=IwAR2KLWjiE4JOHhB7LsLplCuc3sMju4Zy-x_K-dP1w7naWb1FSSURfiKgNIQ

COVID-19: Get Your Home Ready

Description: This interim guidance is to help household members plan for community transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages […]

COVID-19 Article: How soap kills the coronavirus

How soap kills the coronavirus https://ed.ted.com/best_of_web/wy0p8edN  

COVID-19 Resources- Project K!d

Description: PROJECT K!D is dedicated to offering families creative and inventive ways to spend unplugged time with kids. From DIY crafts to party ideas to home décor solutions, we mix traditional craft […]

COVID-19 Article: Homeschooling Through COVID-19

Homeschooling Through COVID-19 Description: The Coalition for Responsible Home Education is offering resources to help families navigate their children’s education through this pandemic. On this page you’ll find recommendations for utilizing […]

COVID-19 Resources- National Association of School Psychologists

Description: Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19 and other resources. URL:   https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/helping-children-cope-with-changes-resulting-from-covid-19

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Comcast Internet Essentials

Comcast Internet Essentials With school closings as a result of the Coronavirus and students needing Internet access for online instruction, Comcast has developed a plan to support low-income families and […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Tax Relief and Stimulus Checks

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. The deadlines to FILE and PAY federal […]

COVID-19 Resources-The Salvation Army

Description:  Serving people who have been impacted by COVID-19 all around the country.  If you or a loved one needs help, please contact your local Salvation Army to see what services […]

COVID-19 Resources- South Carolina Child Care Resource and Referral

Description:  Information about child care program resource updates including child care programs that are open, child care worker employment and a list of school food sites and delivery plans. URL:   […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in […]

COVID-19 Resources- National Alliance on Mental Illness Guide

Description:  National Mental Health Consumer’s Self-Help Clearinghouse is a nationwide directory to locate local consumer-driven mental health services, including resources. URL:   https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Credit Card Bills

Several credit card companies are offering customer assistance amid coronavirus hardship including flexible bill payments and waived late fees.   Please visit the report below for a list of companies […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Unemployment Benefits

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19. For example, federal law allows states to […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Food Assistance

In response to COVID-19 relief assistance, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service is has several programs to help serve those in need.   Congregate Meal Waivers – regarding summer meal […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – School Loans

To provide relief to student loan borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency, on March 13, 2020, it was announced that all loans owned by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) will […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – HUD

As of March 18, 2020, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for the next 60 days. The guidance issued  applies […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Spectrum Internet

In an effort to ensure Americans have necessary access to online resources, qualifying households with students can get 60 days of FREE access with a Spectrum Internet account. Available for households with […]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC provides daily updated information about Coronavirus (COVID-19). This website includes: tracking information of reported cases safety tips about prevention symptoms and information about COVID-19 testing sites and directions for […]

COVID-19 Resources- National Alliance on Mental Illness Guide

Description:  National Mental Health Consumer’s Self-Help Clearinghouse is a nationwide directory to locate local consumer-driven mental health services, including resources. URL:   https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf

Operation First Response (OFR)

OFR assists wounded, injured and critically ill Service Members and Disabled Veterans from all branches. Military Assistance Program – We serve all branches of our nation’s Wounded Heroes and their […]

PENFED Foundation

Our Mission Our mission is to provide service members, veterans, their families and support networks with the skills and resources they need to build a strong financial future. The Foundation […]

Sorenson Video Relay Service

Description: Sorenson Video Relay Service® (SVRS®) is a free, 24-hour service that enables users to place and receive calls through a professional American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter via a videophone and a high-speed […]

South Carolina Vocation Rehabilitation Department- Columbia

Description:  To prepare and assist eligible South Carolinians with disabilities to achieve and maintain competitive employment. URL:  https://scvrd.net/ Address:   516 Percival Road Columbia, SC 29206 Phone Number:  803-782-4239 

Babcock Center, Inc.- Columbia

Description: Provides vocational training, residential care and transportation to people with lifelong disabilities such as autism, mental retardation, and brain or spinal cord injuries. URL:  https://www.babcockcenter.org/ Address: P.O. Box 4389 West Columbia, SC 29171  […]

South Carolina 2-1-1

Description:  South Carolina 2-1-1 is your one-stop resource for finding assistance in your local community. Use the form below to find services. Or call 2-1-1 any time–24 hours a day, 365 days […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – State Farm

In response to COVID-19, State Farm’s “State Farm Good Neighbor Relief” is returning $2 billion dividend to Mutual auto insurance customers. The website says that “On average most customers will […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Tax Relief and Stimulus Checks

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. The deadlines to FILE and PAY federal […]

COVID-19 Resources-The Salvation Army

Description:  Serving people who have been impacted by COVID-19 all around the country.  If you or a loved one needs help, please contact your local Salvation Army to see what services […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Credit Card Bills

Several credit card companies are offering customer assistance amid coronavirus hardship including flexible bill payments and waived late fees.   Please visit the report below for a list of companies […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Unemployment Benefits

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19. For example, federal law allows states to […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – School Loans

To provide relief to student loan borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency, on March 13, 2020, it was announced that all loans owned by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) will […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – HUD

As of March 18, 2020, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for the next 60 days. The guidance issued  applies […]

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English […]

BenefitsCheckUp

This service assists seniors identify benefits for which they may not know they qualify for. This is a free service of the National Council on Aging. You can search your […]

American GI Forum – National Veterans Outreach Program

The American GI Forum National Veterans Outreach Program, Inc. (NVOP) currently serves veterans with employment and training services in the four general metropolitan areas of Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, El […]

VeteransPlus

Programs VeteransPlus programs were designed by Veterans and are delivered by Veterans to provide practical financial solutions geared to real life circumstances of current and former military personal. Our counselors […]

Army Emergency Relief

At Army Emergency Relief we help Soldiers and Families like you and yours everyday with scholarships, grants, and loans that are always free of interest and fees. Requests for AER […]

Yellow Ribbon Network

The Yellow Ribbon Network is a centralized online resource and clearinghouse where service members and veterans can fill out a request for assistance that is submitted to multiple non-profit funding […]

United Healthcare Children’s Foundation

UHCCF’s mission is to help fill the gap between what medical services/items a child needs and what their commercial health benefit plan will pay for. UHCCF grants provide financial help/assistance for families […]

IRS Tax Transcript- All Campuses

Description:  IRS Tax Transcript-  Taxpayers should keep copies of their tax returns for at least three years. Those who need a copy of their tax return should check with their […]

PENFED Foundation

Our Mission Our mission is to provide service members, veterans, their families and support networks with the skills and resources they need to build a strong financial future. The Foundation […]

USA.GOV: Benefits, Grants and Loans – All Campuses

USA.GOV Learn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations. Affordable Rental Housing Get help finding rental assistance or public housing. Benefits Learn about federal government programs, […]

Family Independence Program -Columbia

  Description:  Family Independence (FI) is a time-limited program that will assist families in need with dependent children when families cannot provide for their basic needs. The main focus of […]

Spectrum Internet Assist

Spectrum Internet Assist We believe that everyone should have access to reliable, high-speed Internet.  Through the Spectrum Internet Assist program, qualified households* can receive: High-speed 30 Mbps Internet with no data caps Internet […]

EGIA Foundation Scholarship Program for HVAC Students

The EGIA Foundation Scholarship Program Established to recognize the excellent and deserving students seeking careers in HVAC, is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship program, which provides $2,500 individual […]

MyFreeTaxes.com

MyFreeTaxes.com Some “free” tax preparation products only offer federal (not state) filings, or charge extra for anything beyond the most basic forms. MyFreeTaxes is completely free for individuals and families who […]

Alston Wilkes Society -Columbia

  Description: Provides offenders, former offenders, the homeless, troubled youth, veterans and their families the tools they need to become productive citizens. URL:  http://www.alstonwilkessociety.org/ Address:  3519 Medical Drive, Columbia, SC 29203 Phone […]

Access Program by AT&T – Income Based Internet

Access Program – AT&T AT&T is offering low-cost wireline home Internet service to qualifying households: With at least one resident who participates in the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) […]

Aaron’s – Rent to Own Computers

Aaron’s If you’re in the market for new a new computer, laptop, or tablet, rent to own is a great option that allows you to avoid large upfront payments by making affordable monthly payments instead.  Once […]

Salvation Army Holiday Center -South Carolina

Description:  There are numerous Salvation Army holiday centers across South Carolina. Most of them have some form of holiday program. They may include Adopt a Family, Angel Tree, Red Kettle and others. Often […]

South Carolina 2-1-1

Description:  South Carolina 2-1-1 is your one-stop resource for finding assistance in your local community. Use the form below to find services. Or call 2-1-1 any time–24 hours a day, 365 days […]

Discounted Amazon Prime for EBT and Medicaid Members

EBT and Medicaid cardholders get a discount on Amazon Prime As an Amazon Prime member, you receive a free 30-day trial that includes Free Two-Day Shipping on over 100 million […]

Get Help with Your Home Energy Bill – USAGov

  Help with Bills Get Help with Your Home Energy Bill   The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) may be able to help with: Assistance to pay your heating or […]

Help with Bills USAGov

Get Help Paying phone bill …to learn more contact https://www.fcc.gov/general/lifeline-program-low-income-consumers The Lifeline program from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) helps low-income individuals and families get discounted landline or cell (wireless) phone service. The […]

Groupon – Discounted Used Computers and Laptops

Groupon Groupon.com offers cheap and discounted used computers, tablets, and PC’s.  Free shipping on orders over $34.99 and free returns. URL:  https://www.groupon.com/goods/computers-and-tablets

Discount Computer Depot

Discount Computer Depot We believe in creating a BETTER experience for our customers, our community, and our planet.  That’s why we bring value and quality of life benefits; products aside, […]

Financial Help Resources

Get Help Paying Your Bills – Financial Help Resources Find government and non-profit resources to help you pay your bills We provide free resources for those under financial stress who […]

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by […]

Internet Essentials from Comcast

Internet Essentials from Comcast We believe that everyone should have access to the opportunities made possible by having the Internet at home. Since 2011, Internet Essentials is our answer to […]

PC’s for People

PC’s for People Computers and Low Cost Internet. PCs for People refurbishes desktop and laptop computers for distribution to eligible recipients. As a Microsoft Registered Refurbisher, we are able to […]

Amazon Prime Student

Amazon Prime Student Get fast, FREE Shipping on over 100 million items, stream thousands of TV shows and movies, and get exclusive college deals on books, electronics, and other school […]

TigerDirect – Refurbished Laptops

TigerDirect.com Online retail site with daily sales on new & refurbished laptops, tablets, and other electronics. URL:  http://www.tigerdirect.com/

National Head Start Association

Description:  The National Head Start Association (NHSA) is a nonprofit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life.  In addition […]

Shoes That Fit

Shoes That Fit Shoes That Fit tackles one of the most visible signs of poverty in America by giving kids in need new athletic shoes to attend school with dignity […]

The American Legion – Family Support Network

Family Support Network The American Legion’s Family Support Network is ready to provide immediate assistance to service personnel and their families, whose lives have been directly affected by the ongoing […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large […]

National Parent Helpline

National Parent Helpline Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child […]

Need Help Paying Bills?

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS . COM Help With Bills, Mortgage and Debts Help with medical bills and find access low cost health care centers or insurance policies. Free mortgage help and foreclosure prevention […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit […]

Financial Aid – FAFSA

Who We Are Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. At the office of Federal […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of […]

GovLoans.Gov

GovLoans.Gov Your gateway to government loan information. It directs you to the loan information that best meets your needs. Loan Categories: Agriculture Education Business Housing Disaster Relief Veteran URL:  www.govloans.gov […]

Benefits.Gov

Benefits.Gov As the official benefits website of the U.S. government, our mission is to reduce the expense and difficulty of interacting with the government while increasing citizen access to benefit […]

Lifeline Program

LIFELINE PROGRAM Lifeline is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Program administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) that lowers the monthly cost of phone and internet. Eligible customers will […]

United Way of the Midlands -Columbia

  Description:  Unites people and resources to improve the quality of life in the Midlands of SC. Works to determine and respond to the critical human service needs of the community, […]

AARP – Tax Aide Program

 Tax-Aide Program AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers – especially those 50 and older – at nearly 5,000 locations nationwide or on-line. Find a location […]

Women’s Shelter -Columbia

  Description: Shelter for Homeless Women that provides residents with tools and skills to become healthy, safe and self-sufficient offering a variety of educational and support programs. On-site programs ranging […]

DSS South Carolina Department of Social Services: Richland County

Description: The Department’s mission is to serve South Carolina by promoting the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and vulnerable adults, helping individuals achieve stability and strengthening families. Has offices […]

Free Beds for Kids- Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Description:  We’re a national organization answering the call to a national problem.  We fully believe that a bed is a basic need for the proper physical, emotional, and mental support that a […]

COVID-19 Resources: Harvest Hope Food Bank

Description:  Assistance search. URL:  https://www.harvesthope.org/

COVID-19 Resource: Homeless Shelter Directory

URL:  https://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Comcast Internet Essentials

Comcast Internet Essentials With school closings as a result of the Coronavirus and students needing Internet access for online instruction, Comcast has developed a plan to support low-income families and […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Tax Relief and Stimulus Checks

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. The deadlines to FILE and PAY federal […]

COVID-19 Resources-The Salvation Army

Description:  Serving people who have been impacted by COVID-19 all around the country.  If you or a loved one needs help, please contact your local Salvation Army to see what services […]

COVID-19 Resources- South Carolina Child Care Resource and Referral

Description:  Information about child care program resource updates including child care programs that are open, child care worker employment and a list of school food sites and delivery plans. URL:   […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Credit Card Bills

Several credit card companies are offering customer assistance amid coronavirus hardship including flexible bill payments and waived late fees.   Please visit the report below for a list of companies […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Unemployment Benefits

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19. For example, federal law allows states to […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Food Assistance

In response to COVID-19 relief assistance, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service is has several programs to help serve those in need.   Congregate Meal Waivers – regarding summer meal […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – School Loans

To provide relief to student loan borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency, on March 13, 2020, it was announced that all loans owned by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) will […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – HUD

As of March 18, 2020, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for the next 60 days. The guidance issued  applies […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Spectrum Internet

In an effort to ensure Americans have necessary access to online resources, qualifying households with students can get 60 days of FREE access with a Spectrum Internet account. Available for households with […]

Operation First Response (OFR)

OFR assists wounded, injured and critically ill Service Members and Disabled Veterans from all branches. Military Assistance Program – We serve all branches of our nation’s Wounded Heroes and their […]

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, the number one cause of death to children in the United States. Throughout the world, almost […]

BeAnElf.org

BeAnElf.org’s volunteers buy gifts for children with fewer privileges than other kids. At participating United States Postal Services (USPS) postal branches, volunteers select one or more letters to Santa. To […]

USA.GOV: Benefits, Grants and Loans – All Campuses

USA.GOV Learn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations. Affordable Rental Housing Get help finding rental assistance or public housing. Benefits Learn about federal government programs, […]

RentAssistance.us

RentAssistance.us RentAssistance provides a directory of rental assistance agencies and organizations that will help you pay your rent. Some listings are government organizations.  Other are non-profits and charities that offer […]

South Carolina 2-1-1

Description:  South Carolina 2-1-1 is your one-stop resource for finding assistance in your local community. Use the form below to find services. Or call 2-1-1 any time–24 hours a day, 365 days […]

Mercy Housing

https://www.mercyhousing.org/   Mercy Housing is one of the nation’s largest affordable housing organizations. We participate in the development, preservation, management and/or financing of affordable, program-enriched housing across the country. Mercy […]

Foodpantries.org

This website allows you to search for food pantries in your area.  You can search by your state and then your city. http://www.foodpantries.org

Sistercare Inc. -Columbia

  Description:  Sistercare seeks to provide comprehensive services for victims of domestic violence and their children and to advocate on behalf of these survivors, and to help prevent domestic violence through […]

ShelterListings.Org – Find Shelter & Housing

Mission Statement To help the needy find shelter and assistance. This nation is going through tough times and providing a helping hand can help make the world a better place. […]

Habitat for Humanity -All

Description:  Habitat for Humanity is a global nonprofit housing organization working in local communities across all 50 states in the U.S. and in approximately 70 countries. Habitat’s vision is of a […]

National Resource Directory (NRD) for Veterans and Military

National Resource Directory (NRD) The NRD is a resource website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them. It provides […]

The Domestic Abuse Center -Columbia

Description:  The Domestic Abuse Center (DAC) offers a batterer intervention program for court ordered and voluntary clients in many counties of South Carolina. Our program is approved by the various Circuit Solicitors’ […]

LowIncomeHousing.us

This website allows you to search for affordable rentals and housing options in your area.  Simply go to the website and click on your state and then your city. URL:  http://www.lowincomehousing.us

Homeless Shelter Directory website

This website allows the user to click their location on a map to find a local homeless shelter.  The website also allows you to search for soup kitchens, rent assistance […]

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by […]

The American Legion – Family Support Network

Family Support Network The American Legion’s Family Support Network is ready to provide immediate assistance to service personnel and their families, whose lives have been directly affected by the ongoing […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for […]

USDA Food and Nutrition Service

Programs Available: Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) Eligibility & How to Apply Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) Participant Eligibility The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) Participant Eligibility Supplemental […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child […]

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                      […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of […]

Homeless Shelters Directory

Homeless Shelters Directory Helping the Needy of America. The Homeless Shelter Directory was started as a list of homeless shelters. We now provide listings for the following: Homeless Shelters Homeless […]

Foodpantries.org

Foodpantries.org  Foodpantries.org have set up this directory of Food Banks, Soup Kitchens, and non-profit organizations committed to fighting hunger. The information is collected manually and is as accurate as possible.  […]

Feeding America

Feeding America Feeding America is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit recognized by the IRS.  Our mission is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage […]

United Way of the Midlands -Columbia

  Description:  Unites people and resources to improve the quality of life in the Midlands of SC. Works to determine and respond to the critical human service needs of the community, […]

USDA Summer Food Programs -Columbia

Description: The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was designed to provide free meals to children during the summer months. When schools let out for the summer, many children are at […]

The Columbia Housing Authority -Columbia

Description:   Public housing was established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development […]

Richland County Public Health Department -Columbia

Description:  Public Health related services offered: Family Planning STD/HIV Immunizations NFP TB WIC Services URL:  http://www.scdhec.gov/Health/PublicHealthClinics/LocationsHoursContactInfo/ Address:  2000 Hampton St. Columbia, SC 29204 Phone Number: (803)576-2980, (855)472-3432 (for appts) Hours:  8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wateree Community Actions, Inc. -Columbia

Description: Administering programs to help communities and families by enhancing social and economic self-sufficiency through coordinating and partnering relationships and by conducting a range of custom designed services and activities geared […]

Senior Resources, Inc. -Columbia

    Description: The agency coordinates services, provides resources and encourages the senior citizens to remain independent. They provide long-term home health care, home delivered meals (Meals on Wheels), Wellness […]

Harvest Hope Food Bank-Columbia

Description: The Harvest Hope Food Bank provides for the needs of hungry people by gathering and sharing quality food with dignity, compassion and education. URL:   http://www.harvesthope.org/ Address:  2220 Shop Road […]

Able SC Center for Independent Living (CIL)-Columbia

  Description: Able SC provides access and opportunities through empowering individuals with disabilities to live active, self-determined lives through advocacy, service and support. Able SC offers five core services:  Information […]

DSS South Carolina Department of Social Services: Richland County

Description: The Department’s mission is to serve South Carolina by promoting the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and vulnerable adults, helping individuals achieve stability and strengthening families. Has offices […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and […]

COVID-19 Resources: Children’s Defense Fund- Useful Resources for Children and Families During the COVID-19 Crisis

Description:  Links to resources for families seeking assistance with health coverage, education, self-care and wellness and state-specific resources.  Also information for immigrant families URL:  https://www.childrensdefense.org/useful-resource-covid-19/#immigrant

COVID-19 Resources: South Carolina Department of Mental Health Crisis Response

URL:  https://scdmh.net/contact/

COVID-19 Resources- National Association of School Psychologists

Description: Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19 and other resources. URL:   https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/helping-children-cope-with-changes-resulting-from-covid-19

COVID-19 Resources- National Alliance on Mental Illness Guide

Description:  National Mental Health Consumer’s Self-Help Clearinghouse is a nationwide directory to locate local consumer-driven mental health services, including resources. URL:   https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC provides daily updated information about Coronavirus (COVID-19). This website includes: tracking information of reported cases safety tips about prevention symptoms and information about COVID-19 testing sites and directions for […]

SC Thrive Medically Indignant Assistance Program (MIAP)

What is the Medically Indigent Assistance Program? MIAP is designed to assist individuals to pay part or all of a hospital bill from an inpatient procedure. Who can qualify for […]

LA Health and Rehab Center, Inc.

LA Health and Rehab Center, Inc. (LHRC), a 501(C) 3 CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) accredited substance use disorder, mental health, homelessness, and HIV/AIDS provider. We presently operate the […]

South Carolina Office of Rural Health

Description:  Since 1991, SCORH has worked with local, statewide and national partners to leverage opportunities for improving rural quality of life. As the only federally-designated statewide organization solely focused on the […]

South Carolina 2-1-1

Description:  South Carolina 2-1-1 is your one-stop resource for finding assistance in your local community. Use the form below to find services. Or call 2-1-1 any time–24 hours a day, 365 days […]

Eldercare Locator -Nationwide

Description: The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with trustworthy local support resources. Since 1991, the Eldercare Locator has been linking those who need […]

Veterans Crisis Line

If you are a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one, call the Veterans Crisis Line 24/7 to reach a responder with the Department of Veterans Affairs.  They serve all […]

Financial Help Resources

Get Help Paying Your Bills – Financial Help Resources Find government and non-profit resources to help you pay your bills We provide free resources for those under financial stress who […]

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by […]

The National Domestic Violence -Lafayette

Description:  The National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence.  Provides confidential, one-on-one support Offers crisis intervention, […]

Psychology Today–A National Listing of Treatment Centers, Therapists, Psychiatrists, and Support Groups

Psychology Today is a national website that allows the user to search for treatment centers, therapists, psychiatrists, and support groups located near their residence.  You can also narrow the search […]

Ryan White HIV Programs

Ryan White & HIV Programs The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program provides a comprehensive system of care that includes primary medical care and essential support services for people living with HIV […]

National Head Start Association

Description:  The National Head Start Association (NHSA) is a nonprofit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life.  In addition […]

Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; […]

South Carolina Healthy Connection -Medicaid

  Description:  Medicaid is South Carolina’s grant-in-aid program by which the federal and state governments share the cost of providing medical care for needy persons who have low income.    It is […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for […]

State and Local Health Departments – Vaccinations

State & Local Health Departments State and local health departments are a great resource for vaccinations.  They may also have information about state vaccine requirements and free and low-cost vaccines, […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of […]

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator HRSA Health Center Locator allows anyone in the USA to type in their address or general location and find local health […]

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) If your children need health coverage, they may be eligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). If they qualify, you won’t have to buy […]

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood believes in the individual fundamental right of people throughout the world to manage their reproductive health, regardless of income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, […]

American Association of Poison Control Centers

  Description:  The American Association of Poison Control Centers supports the nation’s 55 poison centers in their efforts to prevent and treat poison exposures. Poison centers offer free, confidential, expert medical […]

American Red Cross

Description:  The American Red Cross prevent and relieve suffering here at home and around the world. Disaster Relief- Hurricanes, Floods, Earthquakes, Tornado, Wildfires, Superstorms Lifesaving Blood- Blood Donations Training & Certification […]

Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corp – Free Health Care

REMOTE AREA MEDICAL 2200 Stock Creek Blvd. Rockford, TN 37853 (865) 579-1530  info@ramusa.org   Remote Area Medical (RAM) is a major nonprofit provider of mobile medical clinics. Our mission is […]

United Way of the Midlands -Columbia

  Description:  Unites people and resources to improve the quality of life in the Midlands of SC. Works to determine and respond to the critical human service needs of the community, […]

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  Description: 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress Prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones Best practices for professionals. URL:   https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ Phone Number:  1-800-273-8255 Hours:  […]

New Eyes for the Needy

New Eyes for the Needy New Eyes is a non-profit, non-sectarian volunteer organization that purchases new eyeglasses for poor children and adults in the United States. The organization also recycles donated […]

Sight For Students

Sight For Students Sight for Students, a Vision Service Plan (VSP) program, provides eye free exams and free glasses to low-income, uninsured children. The program operates nationally through a network […]

Columbia Metro Treatment Center

  Description:  Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) – such as methadone, buprenorphine or Suboxone to address withdrawal symptoms and cravings Counseling: individual one-on-one, group and family Medically supervised withdrawal Outpatient facility Referrals […]

Columbia Area Mental Health Center -Columbia

  Description:  Long term treatment for those who have a chronic mental illness, treatment for borderline personality disorder, adult foster care for those who are mentally ill, a hospital liaison […]

Carter Counseling, LLC -Columbia

  Description:  Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Addictions Counselor I. Specialize in helping people with depression, anxiety, grief, as well as family members of alcoholics/addicts, anger management, post […]

Bethany in Columbia

Description:   Faith-based program for pregnancy counseling, post-abortion counseling, single parent counseling, support groups, babies clothing and supply closet, and adoption services. 24-Hour telephone hotline available. URL:  https://www.bethany.org/columbia Address:  1612 Marion Street, […]

Autism Academy of South Carolina -Columbia

  Description:  Non-profit organization offers Applied Behavior Analysis therapy for children, teens and young adults (ages 2-21) with autism. Offers autism and ADHD testing, group therapy for social skills and […]

Alston Wilkes Society Community Services -Columbia

Description: The vision is to provide offenders, former offenders, the homeless, troubled youth, veterans and their families the tools they need to become productive citizen members, also provides anger management […]

South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault -Columbia

  Description: A statewide coalition of organizations providing intervention services to victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and Primary Prevention programs to students and communities across the […]

Women’s Shelter -Columbia

  Description: Shelter for Homeless Women that provides residents with tools and skills to become healthy, safe and self-sufficient offering a variety of educational and support programs. On-site programs ranging […]

Beginnings SC -Columbia

Description:  Provides emotional, informational, and technical support to parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing, deaf parents with hearing children, and professionals serving those families. URL:  http://scbegin.org/ Address: 437 […]

South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs -Columbia

  Description: South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs is the state agency that plans, develops, oversees and funds services for South Carolinian’s with severe, lifelong disabilities of intellectual […]

NeedyMeds-Prescription Assistance

NeedyMeds is an excellent source of information on prescription assistance.  They offer discount drug cards and a list of assistance programs for a specific medication or diagnosis.  They offer information […]

Richland County Public Health Department -Columbia

Description:  Public Health related services offered: Family Planning STD/HIV Immunizations NFP TB WIC Services URL:  http://www.scdhec.gov/Health/PublicHealthClinics/LocationsHoursContactInfo/ Address:  2000 Hampton St. Columbia, SC 29204 Phone Number: (803)576-2980, (855)472-3432 (for appts) Hours:  8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wateree Community Actions, Inc. -Columbia

Description: Administering programs to help communities and families by enhancing social and economic self-sufficiency through coordinating and partnering relationships and by conducting a range of custom designed services and activities geared […]

Senior Resources, Inc. -Columbia

    Description: The agency coordinates services, provides resources and encourages the senior citizens to remain independent. They provide long-term home health care, home delivered meals (Meals on Wheels), Wellness […]

The Free Medical Clinic -Columbia

  Description: Provides free quality health care to the residents of the community who cannot pay for services or have no health insurance. URL:   http://www.freemedclinic.org/ Address:  1875 Harden St. Columbia, […]

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) We educate. Offered in thousands of communities across the United States through NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates, our education programs ensure hundreds of thousands of families, […]

DSS South Carolina Department of Social Services: Richland County

Description: The Department’s mission is to serve South Carolina by promoting the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and vulnerable adults, helping individuals achieve stability and strengthening families. Has offices […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and […]

COVID-19 Resources: National Low Income Housing Coalition- State and Local Rental Assistance Search

URL:  https://nlihc.org/rental-assistance

COVID-19 Resources: Columbia Housing

URL:  https://www.columbiahousingsc.org/covid19-resources

COVID-19 Relief Resources – HUD

As of March 18, 2020, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for the next 60 days. The guidance issued  applies […]

Habitat for Humanity- Columbia

Description:  Central South Carolina Habitat for Humanity builds strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.  Through Home-ownership, Neighborhood Revitalization and Home Preservation, Central SC Habitat programs are working to continually improve the […]

USA.GOV: Benefits, Grants and Loans – All Campuses

USA.GOV Learn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations. Affordable Rental Housing Get help finding rental assistance or public housing. Benefits Learn about federal government programs, […]

Affordable Housing

This website allows you to search for affordable housing and Section 8 housing across the nation.  Just enter your city, state, or zip in the search bar. http://affordablehousingonline.com

Alston Wilkes Society -Columbia

  Description: Provides offenders, former offenders, the homeless, troubled youth, veterans and their families the tools they need to become productive citizens. URL:  http://www.alstonwilkessociety.org/ Address:  3519 Medical Drive, Columbia, SC 29203 Phone […]

RentAssistance.us

RentAssistance.us RentAssistance provides a directory of rental assistance agencies and organizations that will help you pay your rent. Some listings are government organizations.  Other are non-profits and charities that offer […]

ForRent.COM

Description:  Your Trusted Apartment Rental Source Years of experience and trusted customer service separates ForRent.com from any other apartment finder service. Search for your next home with confidence knowing that […]

South Carolina 2-1-1

Description:  South Carolina 2-1-1 is your one-stop resource for finding assistance in your local community. Use the form below to find services. Or call 2-1-1 any time–24 hours a day, 365 days […]

Get Help with Your Home Energy Bill – USAGov

  Help with Bills Get Help with Your Home Energy Bill   The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) may be able to help with: Assistance to pay your heating or […]

US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

HUD.GOV Topic Areas: Resource Locator in My Area Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) HUD Homes Information for Disabled Persons Information for Senior Citizens Rental Assistance Veteran Information Affordable Apartment […]

Alston Wilkes Society -Columbia

  Description: Provides offenders, former offenders, the homeless, troubled youth, veterans and their families the tools they need to become productive citizens. URL:  http://www.alstonwilkessociety.org/ Address:  3519 Medical Drive, Columbia, SC 29203 Phone […]

South Carolina 2-1-1

Description:  South Carolina 2-1-1 is your one-stop resource for finding assistance in your local community. Use the form below to find services. Or call 2-1-1 any time–24 hours a day, 365 days […]

The Domestic Abuse Center -Columbia

Description:  The Domestic Abuse Center (DAC) offers a batterer intervention program for court ordered and voluntary clients in many counties of South Carolina. Our program is approved by the various Circuit Solicitors’ […]

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit […]

United Way of the Midlands -Columbia

  Description:  Unites people and resources to improve the quality of life in the Midlands of SC. Works to determine and respond to the critical human service needs of the community, […]

DSS South Carolina Department of Social Services: Richland County

Description: The Department’s mission is to serve South Carolina by promoting the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and vulnerable adults, helping individuals achieve stability and strengthening families. Has offices […]

COVID-19 Resources: Substance Abuse & Mental Heath Services Administration- Disaster Distress Helpline

Substance Abuse & Mental Heath Services Administration:  Disaster Distress Helpline Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 URL:  https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

COVID-19 Resources- National Alliance on Mental Illness Guide

Description:  National Mental Health Consumer’s Self-Help Clearinghouse is a nationwide directory to locate local consumer-driven mental health services, including resources. URL:   https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

This website allows you to search for local substance use and mental health treatment programs. https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/locator

GRASP (Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing) Lexington, SC Chapter

Description:  Grief Recovery After Substance Passing (GRASP) was created to offer understanding, compassion, and support for those who have lost someone they love through addiction and overdose. Contact Person: Mary Fulmer […]

LA Health and Rehab Center, Inc.

LA Health and Rehab Center, Inc. (LHRC), a 501(C) 3 CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) accredited substance use disorder, mental health, homelessness, and HIV/AIDS provider. We presently operate the […]

South Carolina 2-1-1

Description:  South Carolina 2-1-1 is your one-stop resource for finding assistance in your local community. Use the form below to find services. Or call 2-1-1 any time–24 hours a day, 365 days […]

Substance Rehab Center Database

Substance Rehab Centers Description:  Our extensive database of substance abuse treatment centers throughout the United States is one of the largest on the Internet. We have organized our site in a way to […]

Psychology Today–A National Listing of Treatment Centers, Therapists, Psychiatrists, and Support Groups

Psychology Today is a national website that allows the user to search for treatment centers, therapists, psychiatrists, and support groups located near their residence.  You can also narrow the search […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit […]

MentalHealth.Gov

What is Mental Health? Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of […]

United Way of the Midlands -Columbia

  Description:  Unites people and resources to improve the quality of life in the Midlands of SC. Works to determine and respond to the critical human service needs of the community, […]

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  Description: 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress Prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones Best practices for professionals. URL:   https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ Phone Number:  1-800-273-8255 Hours:  […]

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse

Description:  The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse is a national nonprofit research and policy organization focused on improving the understanding, prevention and treatment of substance use and addiction. Conduct […]

Columbia Metro Treatment Center

  Description:  Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) – such as methadone, buprenorphine or Suboxone to address withdrawal symptoms and cravings Counseling: individual one-on-one, group and family Medically supervised withdrawal Outpatient facility Referrals […]

Carter Counseling, LLC -Columbia

  Description:  Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Addictions Counselor I. Specialize in helping people with depression, anxiety, grief, as well as family members of alcoholics/addicts, anger management, post […]

Mid-Carolina Area Narcotics Anonymous -Columbia

Description: Narcotics Anonymous is a global, 12-step program that has helped many recovering addicts learn to live clean on a daily basis. The Mid-Carolina Area, encompassing Columbia, SC and surrounding […]

Women’s Shelter -Columbia

  Description: Shelter for Homeless Women that provides residents with tools and skills to become healthy, safe and self-sufficient offering a variety of educational and support programs. On-site programs ranging […]

Alcoholics Anonymous/ Greater Columbia Intergroup -Columbia

Description: Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no […]

Crossroads of Columbia

Description: The Center specializes in outpatient Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT); using FDA approved addiction medication like methadone, Suboxone, and Subutex to treat your addiction to opiates. MAT has been recognized by […]

DSS South Carolina Department of Social Services: Richland County

Description: The Department’s mission is to serve South Carolina by promoting the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and vulnerable adults, helping individuals achieve stability and strengthening families. Has offices […]

Substance Abuse and Mental Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families […]

South Carolina 2-1-1

Description:  South Carolina 2-1-1 is your one-stop resource for finding assistance in your local community. Use the form below to find services. Or call 2-1-1 any time–24 hours a day, 365 days […]

Ways to Work Inc.

Description: Links to Car Ownership Programs URL: https://www.waystowork.org/ Phone Number: 866.252.7171   

National Resource Directory (NRD) for Veterans and Military

National Resource Directory (NRD) The NRD is a resource website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them. It provides […]

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by […]

CarpoolWorld for Students -Columbia Campus

Description:  CarpoolWorld is an application that works to help commuters and other travelers find others in nearby locations with similar transportation needs, to make ride-sharing arrangements.  An account has been […]

ridesharing.com –

Benefits for everyone – The guarantee Ridesharing.com in case of cancellation or no-show Public questions to the driver prior to a ride booking Customer service by chat, email and telephone […]

Car Insurance Companies

                         

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit […]

United Way of the Midlands -Columbia

  Description:  Unites people and resources to improve the quality of life in the Midlands of SC. Works to determine and respond to the critical human service needs of the community, […]

NeedyMeds-Prescription Assistance

NeedyMeds is an excellent source of information on prescription assistance.  They offer discount drug cards and a list of assistance programs for a specific medication or diagnosis.  They offer information […]

Senior Resources, Inc. -Columbia

    Description: The agency coordinates services, provides resources and encourages the senior citizens to remain independent. They provide long-term home health care, home delivered meals (Meals on Wheels), Wellness […]

The Comet -Columbia

  Description: Public Transit System offering Real-time bus locators, free WiFi and apps, park-and-ride and limited-stop express services, new downtown circulation system, new rural transit systems. URL:   http://catchthecomet.org Address:  3613 […]

DSS South Carolina Department of Social Services: Richland County

Description: The Department’s mission is to serve South Carolina by promoting the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and vulnerable adults, helping individuals achieve stability and strengthening families. Has offices […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Comcast Internet Essentials

Comcast Internet Essentials With school closings as a result of the Coronavirus and students needing Internet access for online instruction, Comcast has developed a plan to support low-income families and […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Spectrum Internet

In an effort to ensure Americans have necessary access to online resources, qualifying households with students can get 60 days of FREE access with a Spectrum Internet account. Available for households with […]

Operation First Response (OFR)

OFR assists wounded, injured and critically ill Service Members and Disabled Veterans from all branches. Military Assistance Program – We serve all branches of our nation’s Wounded Heroes and their […]

USA.GOV: Benefits, Grants and Loans – All Campuses

USA.GOV Learn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations. Affordable Rental Housing Get help finding rental assistance or public housing. Benefits Learn about federal government programs, […]

Access Program by AT&T – Income Based Internet

Access Program – AT&T AT&T is offering low-cost wireline home Internet service to qualifying households: With at least one resident who participates in the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) […]

South Carolina 2-1-1

Description:  South Carolina 2-1-1 is your one-stop resource for finding assistance in your local community. Use the form below to find services. Or call 2-1-1 any time–24 hours a day, 365 days […]

Circuit by Entergy – Help Lower Your Energy Bill

DIY Videos to Help Lower Your Energy Bill

American Red Cross – Sound the Alarm

American Red Cross – Sound the Alarm Sound the Alarm is a series of home fire safety and smoke alarm installation events across the country. Together with fire departments and other […]

The American Legion – Family Support Network

Family Support Network The American Legion’s Family Support Network is ready to provide immediate assistance to service personnel and their families, whose lives have been directly affected by the ongoing […]

Need Help Paying Bills?

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS . COM Help With Bills, Mortgage and Debts Help with medical bills and find access low cost health care centers or insurance policies. Free mortgage help and foreclosure prevention […]

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                      […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of […]

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