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SC211 can serve as a guiding light when times get dark. This essential service can help people and families access the local resources that are all around them. The 211 guides on the other end of the phone line are caring navigators that connect callers to resources for food, healthcare services, mental health and other resources available in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties.

Call 211 for immediate assistance with referrals, download the 211 app on your mobile device or visit SC211.org for more information.

You can use SC 211 in four ways:

1. Dial 211 on your phone to speak with an agent.

2. Search for services in your community at SC211.org.

3. Download the SC 211 App on your mobile device.

4. Text 211211 and enter the keywords "Food", "Housing", "Electric" or "DSS".

*DSS will provide referrals to foster parent resources, adoption information, kinship care services, child/adult, abuse reporting, child care resources, child support services, adult advocacy and SNAP & TANF resources.

 

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Reports provided by 211 show how many people are accessing services and which services are in the highest demand in the Tri-County area. This allows Trident United Way to understand emerging and ongoing needs and work with partners on ways to address needs and gaps.

 

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211 Resources in Berkeley County:

Food: Pantries,  |  Senior Food Programs,  |  Soup Kitchens,  |  Public Food Assitance.

Housing and Utilities: Shelter and Transitional Housing   |   Home Construction and Repair

GED and Education: Early Education and Intervention,  |  K-12/GED Support and Resources,  |  Parenting, Health, Second Language, and Other Education.

Employment: Job Finding Assistance,  |   Special Needs Job Development.

Income Support: Income Support and Public Assistance Programs   |  Financial Workshops.

Mental Health and Addiction: Mental Health Services,  |  Addiction Services  |  Support Groups and Care Givers.

Health Care: Public, Community, and Emergency Clinics  |  Eye, Dental, and Hearing,  |  Planning, Screening, and Insurance Information,  |  General Hospital Services,  

Individual and Family Support: General Counseling Services  |  Pregnancy, Parenting, Youth, and Family Services,  |  Crisis, Suicide, and Domestic Violence Counseling and Services,  |  Support Groups  |  Addiction Counseling and Support.

Senior Services: Home Care and Independent Living Support,   |   Home Modification and Mobility Aids,   |   Hearing, Dental, Eye Care, and Other Health Services,   |  Meals and Transportation,  |   Hospice, Bereavement, and Care Giver Support Groups.

Disability: Early Intervention Services  |  Home Modification, Transportation, and Independent Living,  |   Resources for the Hearing and Visually Impaired,  |   Caregiver Support and Services,  |   Daycare, Camp, and Assisted Living Facilities.

Homeless Services: Food and Daily Living,  |   Shelter and Day Centers.

Children and Maternity Services: Newborn, Maternity, and Parenting Resources,  |   Child Care, Camps, and Youth Enrichment,  |   Early Intervention  |  Foster Care, Group Homes, and Juvenile Deliquency.

Inmate and Re-entry services: Juvenile Delinquency Intervention and Resources.


211 Resources in Charleston County:

Food: Pantries  |  Banks  |  Senior Food Programs  |  Soup Kitchens  |  Food for Children and Babies  |  Public Food Assitance.

Housing and Utilities: Shelter and Transitional Housing  |  Residential Programs for Special Populations  |  Rent and Mortgage Assistance  |  Home Construction and Repair  |  Utility Assistance  |  Housing Information and Disputes  |  Coordinated Entry Points.

GED and Education: Early Education and Intervention  |  K-12/GED Support and Resources  |   Parenting  |   Health, Second Language and Other Education.

Employment: Job Finding Assistance  |  Job Training, Preparation, and Counseling  |  Employment for Young Adults  |  Special Needs Job Development  |  Ex-Offender Employment Readiness Programs  |  Labor, Employment, and Discrimination Law  |  Unemployment  |  Business Development.

Income Support: Income Support and Public Assistance Programs  |  Financial Workshops  |  Savings, Loans, and Self Sufficiency Programs  |  Business-Owner Related Assistance.

Mental Health and Addiction: Mental Health Services  |  Suicide and Crisis  |   Addiction Services  |  Support Groups and Care Givers.

Health Care: Public, Community, and Emergency Clinics  |  Eye, Dental, and Hearing  |  Pharmacies, Prescription, and Co-pay Assistance  |  Planning, Screening, and Insurance Information  |  General Hospital Services  |  Medical Equipment, Supplies, and Nutrition  |  Transportation and Co-pay Assistance  |  Senior and Hospice Care  |  Caregiver Support  |  Women and Pediatric Services  |  Physical Therapy.

Individual and Family Support: General Counseling Services  |  Pregnancy, Parenting, Youth, and Family Services  |  Crisis, Suicide, and Domestic Violence Counseling and Services  |  Support Groups  |  Addiction Counseling and Support  |  Weight Management and Support.

Senior Services: Aging Resource Centers  |  Home Care and Independent Living Support  |  Home Modification and Mobility Aids  |  Long-Term Care and Residential Facilities  |  Hearing, Dental, Eye Care, and Other Health Services  |  Meals and Transportation  |  Social Security and Other Legal Services  |  Hospice, Bereavement, and Care Giver Support Groups.

Disability: Disability Information and Advocacy  |  Early Intervention Services  |  Home Modification, Transportation, and Independent Living  |  Resources for the Hearing and Visually Impaired  |  Caregiver Support and Services  |  Daycare, Camp, and Assisted Living Facilities, Physical Therapy.

Homeless Services: Food and Daily Living  |  Benefits Screening and Outreach  |  Shelter and Day Centers.

Children and Maternity Services: Newborn, Maternity, and Parenting Resources  |  Child Care, Camps, and Youth Enrichment  |  Early Intervention, Foster Care, Group Homes, and Juvenile Deliquency  |  Counseling Services for Youth and Family  |  Legal Services for Families  |  Pediatrics and Nutrition  |  Holiday and Wish Programs.

Inmate and Re-entry services: Ex-Offender Reentry Programs  |  Juvenile Delinquency Intervention and Resources.

 

211 Resources in Dorchester County:

Food: Pantries  |  Senior Food Programs  |  Soup Kitchens  |  Food for Children and Babies  |   Public Food Assitance.

Housing and Utilities: Rent and Mortgage Assistance  |   Home Construction and Repair  

GED and Education: Early Education and Intervention  |  K-12/GED Support and Resources  |  Continued Education  |  Parenting  |  Health, Second Language, and Other Education.

Employment: Job Finding Assistance  |   Job Training  |  Preparation, and Counseling  |  Special Needs Job Development  |  Unemployment.

Income Support: Income Support and Public Assistance Programs  |  Financial Workshops.

Mental Health and Addiction: Mental Health Services  |  Addiction Services  |  Support Groups and Care Givers.

Health Care: Public, Community, and Emergency Clinics  |  Eye, Dental, and Hearing  |  Pharmacies, Prescription, and Co-pay Assistance  |  Planning, Screening, and Insurance Information  |  General Hospital Services  |  Women and Pediatric Services.

Individual and Family Support: General Counseling Services  |  Pregnancy, Parenting, Youth, and Family Services  |  Crisis, Suicide, and Domestic Violence Counseling and Services  |  Support Groups, Addiction Counseling and Support.

Senior Services: Home Care and Independent Living Support  |  Home Modification and Mobility Aids  |  Hearing, Dental, Eye Care, and Other Health Services  |  Meals and Transportation  |  Hospice, Bereavement, and Care Giver Support Groups.

Disability: Disability Information and Advocacy  |  Early Intervention Services  |  Home Modification, Transportation, and Independent Living  |  Resources for the Hearing and Visually Impaired  |  Caregiver Support and Services  |  Daycare, Camp, and Assisted Living Facilities.

Homeless Services: Food and Daily Living  |  Shelter and Day Centers.

Children and Maternity Services: Newborn, Maternity, and Parenting Resources  |  Child Care, Camps, and Youth Enrichment  |  Early Intervention, Foster Care, Group Homes, and Juvenile Deliquency  |  Counseling Services for Youth and Family  |  Legal Services for Families  |  Pediatrics and Nutrition.

Inmate and Re-entry services: Correctional Facilities  |  Juvenile Delinquency Intervention and Resources.