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Basic Subsistence

COMMUNITY ACTIONS, PIEDMONT
300 South Daniel Morgan Avenue, Bldg. A
Spartanburg, SC  29306
STREET ADDRESS: Administrative Offices: 300 South Daniel Morgan Avenue, Bldg. A;  Social Services Office: 704 Howard
Street
(864)585-8183
EMAIL: wross@pcasp.org
HOURS: 8:30 am-5 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Poverty guidelines (bring proof of income).
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Visit and bring proof of income
A nonprofit organization since 1966. Head Start child development program, energy assistance and conservation case management, emergency financial assistance. Georgia Manor (senior citizen apartments) located in Woodruff.  Pleasant Meadows (senior citizen apartments) located in Inman. Poinsett House Apartments for seniors in Greenville, SC. Computer classes.
FUNDING: Federal; State; Spartanburg County; Cherokee County; Contributions
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties
Date of Last Update: 20111026

DISTRICT 5 FAMILY MINISTRIES
Lyn Turner
84 Groce Road
Lyman, SC 29365
(864)439-7760 FAX: (864)439-7034
EMAIL: lyn.turner@middletyger.org
INTERNET: www.middletyger.org
HOURS: 9 am-12 pm and 1-4 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Residence in school district 5, emergency situation
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Apply in person, with residence verification, situation verification.

District 5 Family Ministries is the emergency services arm of the Middle Tyger Community Center. Provides emergency food, prescription assistance and utility assistance.
FUNDING: Community, Church and Business donations, EFSP, United Way
PARENT AGENCY:  Middle Tyger Community Center
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County with emphasis on the Middle Tyger Area
Date of Last Update: 20111103

GREATER SPARTANBURG MINISTRIES
680 Asheville Highway
Spartanburg, SC  29303
(864)585-9371
EMAIL: greaterspartanburgministries@yahoo.com
INTERNET: www.greatersm.org
HOURS: Call
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicants will be screened to determine need/eligibility.
FEES: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: First come, first served with picture ID and Social Security card.
Our mission is food relief, seasonal heating and cooling assistance, and evangelism, supported by thrift store operations and public/private donations.
FUNDING: Contributions
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20100910

GREER COMMUNITY MINISTRIES
Cindy Simpler, Executive Director
PO Box 1373
Greer, SC  29652-1373
STREET ADDRESS: 738 South Line Street Extension 29651
(864)877-1937;  For Meals on Wheels call (864)879-2254
EMAIL: csimpler@gcminc.org
INTERNET: www.gcminc.org
HOURS: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Food Pantry and Clothing Closet 9 a.m.-noon
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Flexible guidelines based on need. EXCEPTION: Must have picture ID and Social Security Card
FEES: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Call or visit, two forms of ID are necessary
Meals on Wheels, Senior Dining Program, Food Pantry, Clothes Closet.  For Meals on Wheels, the participant must be homebound, and/or have a disability that makes it difficult for people to take care of themselves. This agency serves the greater Greer area.
FUNDING: Private Contributions, Fundraisers, Grants
ALTERNATE CONTACT: Wendy Campbell, Meals on Wheels Coordinator, (864)879-2254, wcampbell@gcminc.org
AREA SERVED: Greater Greer
Date of Last Update: 201401
10

GREER RELIEF AND RESOURCES AGENCY, INC.
Caroline T. Robertson
PO Box 1303
Greer, SC  29652
STREET ADDRESS: 202 Victoria Street, Greer
(864)848-5355
EMAIL: info@GreerRelief.org
INTERNET: www.GreerRelief.org
HOURS: Client Service Hours, Monday-Friday: 9-11 am, 1:30-4 pm, but closed on Wednesday afternoons
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Determined upon client's needs assessment screening. Must be a resident of Greer, Taylors, Duncan, Lyman, or Wellford.
FEES: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Walk-In Visit during Client Service Hours
Financial and/or material assistance with food, rent, utilities, life-sustaining prescription medications, and heating. Also provides comprehensive referrals.
FUNDING: United Way; FEMA; Duke Energy; CPW; Individual Contributions
AREA SERVED: Greer, Taylors, Duncan, Lyman and Wellford
Date of Last Update: 20110809

HEALTH DEPARTMENT, SPARTANBURG COUNTY
WIC (Women, Infants and Children)
PO Box 4217
Spartanburg, SC  29305
STREET ADDRESS: 151 East Wood Street
(864)596-2227
INTERNET: www.scdhec.gov
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Call for information
Helps improve the health of families through healthy foods and health education. Services include: Health screening; Information about nutrition, breastfeeding and general health; Food vouchers.
PARENT AGENCY: South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20100721

HELPING HANDS OF WOODRUFF
Lisa Abercrombie, Director
PO Box 483
Woodruff, SC  29388
STREET ADDRESS: 206 Chamblin Street
(864)476-2401 ; FAX: (864)476-9353
EMAIL: l.abercrombie@hhmow.org
INTERNET: www.hhow.org
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 9-10 am by appointment for services ; Monday-Friday, 10 am-12:30 pm, Table Food ; Monday, 9-11 am, Clothes Closet
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Determined by application and interview
FEES: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Visit, picture ID for applicant, proof of income, proof of residence, and Social Security Card for each member of the household.
Emergency financial assistance with food, prescription medicine, heating, utilities, rent, and clothing.
FUNDING: United Way; Contributions
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg School District 4 and surrounding areas
Date of Last Update: 20110913

OPERATION HOPE OF LANDRUM
Glen Plumley, Director
206 Rutherford
Street
Landrum, SC  29356
(864)457-2812
EMAIL: oph01@windstream.net
HOURS: Financial Aid: Monday-Friday, 10 am-12 pm; Food and clothing, Monday-Friday 10 am-2 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Persons with verifiable need
FEES: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Visit, bringing your Social Security card and one picture ID, and disconnect notice, eviction notice or prescription
Emergency assistance, food, rent, heating, and utilities. Used clothing store and food pantry. Also offers crisis counseling (crisis counseling only) and referrals.
FUNDING: Donations
PARENT AGENCY: Local Churches
AREA SERVED: Landrum, Campobello, Gowensville
Date of Last Update: 20110914

SALVATION ARMY
Social Service Facility
PO Drawer 2909
Spartanburg, SC  29304-2909
STREET ADDRESS: 1529 John B. White Blvd. 29301
(864)576-6670
INTERNET: www.salvationarmycarolinas.org
HOURS: Call for hours
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Required information: Up-to-date Spartanburg County picture ID, birth certificates, or social security cards for all household members, verification of income for working members of household, receipts of all bills paid for last 4 weeks, and utility disconnect letters.
FEES: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: By appointment only
Emergency financial assistance with food, rent, utilities and clothing. Personal counseling and spiritual guidance. Furniture with referral from Red Cross or Safe Homes only.
FUNDING: United Way; Contributions; FEMA
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20111025

SOCIAL SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Robin Kubler, Interim Director
630 Chesnee Hwy.
Spartanburg, SC  29303
(864)596-3001, 596-3064 (Child Abuse & Neglect Intake), 585-1445 (24-hour Child Abuse Hotline)
EMAIL: robin.kubler@dss.sc.gov
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Based on family income and size for economic services. Human services provided without regard to income.
FEES: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Call, visit, internet
ECONOMIC SERVICES-Food Stamps, financial assistance to families with dependent children, Ribicoff, child support enforcement, work support, family independence.
HUMAN SERVICES-Foster care, treatment services for children, assistance to neglected or exploited adults.  Investigation of abuse reports, homemaker services.
FUNDING: Federal, State, Spartanburg County
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20111107

TELAMON CORPORATION
Magaly Mathis
PO Box 5291
Spartanburg, SC  29304
STREET ADDRESS: 2379-A South Pine
Street, 29302
(864)582-5611
EMAIL: lmathis@telamon.org
INTERNET: http://www.telamon.org
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8 am-4:30 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Farm work experience within past year to 24 months; income eligibility-persons must have earned more from farm work as opposed to non-farm work
FEES: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Visit, recruitment
Assistance with food, clothing, housing, counseling, and information. Training and employment services, relocation assistance and bilingual staff available.
FUNDING: Federal
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg, Cherokee, Greenville, Union, Laurens, and Oconee Counties
Date of Last Update: 20111221

TOTAL MINISTRIES
300 Union Street, Suite B
Spartanburg, SC  29306
(864)585-9167
EMAIL: director@totalministries.org
INTERNET: www.totalministries.org
HOURS: Monday-Thursday, 9 am-noon
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Persons in need, must have Social Security card, valid picture ID, and proof of income
FEES: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Visit
Emergency assistance with food, utilities, medicine and other basic needs.
FUNDING: Churches, Contributions
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20110808

Food Banks & Meal Assistance

GOODFELLOWS INC.
Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Kim Land
PO Box 1657
Spartanburg, SC  29304-1657
(864)582-4511
EMAIL: kim.land@shj.com
INTERNET: www.goupstate.com/goodfellows
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Low Income Families
FEES: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Goodfellows accepts applications the week after Thanksgiving and provides groceries ONCE A YEAR at Christmastime.
Takes tax-deductible donations to buy food for needy families. Goodfellows chooses the recipients. Send any contributions to PO Box 237, Spartanburg, SC 29304. Sponsored by the Spartanburg Herald-Journal.
FUNDING: Donations
ALTERNATE CONTACTS: Board Members-Mary Debolt, Ashley Dill, and Tracie Foster
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20110913

MOBILE MEAL SERVICE OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY
Jayne McQueen, President/CEO
PO Box 461
Spartanburg, SC  29304
STREET ADDRESS: 419 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC  29302
(864)573-7684
EMAIL: Jayne@mobile-meals.org
INTERNET: www.mobile-meals.org
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8 am-4 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Homebound persons with no in-home assistance with lunch meal
FEES: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Call, walk-in
Home delivered lunch and related services to persons who are homebound, cannot prepare meals and are alone during the day and medical mission for recipients.
FUNDING: Contributions
ALTERNATE CONTACTS: Vivian Tanner, Volunteer Coordinator
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20111025

SOUP KITCHEN, SPARTANBURG
Lou Landrum, Director
438 North Church Street
Spartanburg, SC  29303
(864)583-6320 (soup kitchen) or 583-6696
EMAIL: lelansoupk@bellsouth.net
HOURS: Volunteers 9 am-1 pm, Sunday-Saturday
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Needy persons (homeless, unemployed, transients)
FEES: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Visit
Meal served at lunch time daily, 11:30 am-12:30 pm
FUNDING: Contributions
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20110602

Shelters

ARK YOUTH SHELTER AND HOME
Darel or Lynne Finch
9261 Fairforest Road
Spartanburg, SC  29301
(864)576-6174
INTERNET: www.arkyouthshelter.org
HOURS: 24 hours
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: 13-17 year olds
FEES: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Call
Purpose is to rescue runaways traveling through the area. Offers meals, shelter and religious counseling.
FUNDING: Donations
PARENT AGENCY: Trinity Baptist Church
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20111221

CHILDREN SHELTER OF THE UPSTATE, INC.
Van Clark, CEO
PO Box 2663
Spartanburg, SC  29304
(864)583-7688 ; FAX: (864)597-1287
EMAIL: vclark@childrenshelterupstate.org
INTERNET: www.childrenshelterupstate.org
HOURS: 24 Hours
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Abused, neglected, or abandoned children (birth-21 years)
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Placement through DSS, Law Enforcement, Family Court, Private Placement
Temporary shelter (placement cannot exceed 45 days). Independent Living Program for teen girls, ages 12-21.
FUNDING: Contributions, Spartanburg County, United Way, Churches, DSS
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County; other counties if space available
Date of Last Update: 20111026

HAVEN, THE
Cindi Goodin, Director
PO Box 2914
Spartanburg, SC  29304
STREET ADDRESS: 282 South Church Street, 29306
(864)582-6737
FAX: (864)573-7141
EMAIL: hshelter@bellsouth.net
INTERNET: www.thehavenshelter.com
HOURS: Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-4:30 pm; Resident Intake Hours: from 1-5 pm Monday-Friday; 24 Hour Emergency Intake based on availability; Shelter operates 24 hours, 365 days a year.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
The Haven accepts intact families with or without children, single parent families, legal guardian families, and single women.  Entry requires identification, homelessness status, financial, relationship verifications and stated willingness to follow a Plan of Action.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Initial screening by phone or walk-in; Intake application process requires verifications, Needs Assessment and Plan of Action development.
Sheltering and Supportive Services Program.  Sheltering includes 3 meals daily, clothing, personal hygiene items, linens, towels, laundry facilities, phone and mail; Supportive Services includes Intensive Case Management, Daily Living Skills education program and Extended Case Management.  Information and referral services are provided to those seeking shelter who do not meet eligibility criteria or cannot be assisted due to lack of space.
FUNDING: Second Presbyterian Church, Spartanburg Regional Hospital Foundation, FEMA, Spartanburg County Community and Economic Development, United Way, First Presbyterian Church, ESGP, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Evangel Cathedral, individual citizens, community groups and businesses.
PARENT AGENCY: None-Independently operated 501(c)3 nonprofit
ALTERNATE CONTACTS: Robin Alexander, PA;
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20110718

INTERFAITH HOSPITALITY NETWORK (SPIHN), SPARTANBURG
Beth Rutherford, Interim Executive Director
899 South Pine Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302
(864)597-0699
FAX: (864)597-0698
EMAIL: spihn@bellsouth.net
INTERNET: www.spihn.org
Provides temporary shelter, food and support services through a faith-based network to homeless families of Spartanburg County. SPIHN's goals are to help families break the cycle of homelessness and to provide opportunities for volunteers of all faiths to help alleviate stress caused by homelessness.
ARE SERVED: Spartanburg
Date of Last Update: 20110913

MIRACLE HILL RESCUE MISSION -- SPARTANBURG
Calvin Vinson, Director
189 North Forest Street
Spartanburg, SC  29301
(864)583-1628 ; FAX: (864)583-9139
EMAIL: mhmi@miraclehill.org
INTERNET: www.miraclehill.org
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Willingness to comply with ministry guidelines
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Walk in
Miracle Hill Rescue Mission provides food, shelter, discipleship, counseling and assistance in finding work and housing. It also offers a free medical clinic providing vision, dental, and medical exams for clients and the surrounding community.
FUNDING: Contributions from churches, businesses, and individuals
PARENT AGENCY: Miracle Hill Ministries, Inc., PO Box 2546, Greenville, SC 29602, (864)268-4357 ; Toll Free, 1(877)558-4357
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg and surrounding counties
Date of Last Update: 20110803

Housing Assistance

CHRISTMAS IN ACTION
Joan Moore
PO Box 5852
Spartanburg, SC  29304
STREET ADDRESS: 301 Railroad Street, Spartanburg, SC 29376
(864)576-7101 ; FAX: (864)587-5623
EMAIL: cia@christmasinactionspartanburg.org
INTERNET: www.christmasinactionspartanburg.org
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Must be a homeowner living in the home who meets the federal poverty guidelines; homeowner taxes must be paid up to date.
FEES: No fees or dues for our services toward the recipient of assistance.
Our mission is to rehabilitate the houses of elderly, disabled, and otherwise disadvantaged homeowners, to provide for their continued safety and independence.
ALTERNATE CONTACTS:
Kaitlin O'Brien, vista@christmasinactionspartanburg.org
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg City and County
Date of Last Update: 20110803


FULLER CENTER FOR HOUSING OF SPARTANBURG
Larry T. Turner, Executive Director
PO Box 171653
Spartanburg, SC 29301
(864)431-6690
EMAIL: spartanburg.sc@fullercenter.org
INTERNET: www.fullercenter.org/spartanburg | www.facebook.com/FullerCenter
HOURS: Applications mailed, Monday-Thursday, 9 am-12 noon
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Must be homeowners who meet federal poverty guidelines. Must own land and home.
FEES: Donations back to Fuller Center
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Call for application and guidelines
A faith-based, Christian nonprofit organization that promotes collaborative and innovative partnerships with individuals and organizations to build and rehab houses for people in need.
FUNDING: Contributions; volunteer labor; Does not receive government or state funding
PARENT AGENCY: Fuller Center for Housing, Americus, GA
ALTERNATE CONTACTS: 1-229-924-2900
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County and City
Date of Last Update: 20140605

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF SPARTANBURG, INC.
Tom Webster, Executive Director
2270 South Pine
Street
Spartanburg, SC  29302
(864)591-2221, ext. 102
EMAIL: tom.webster@habitatspartanburg.org
INTERNET: www.habitatspartanburg.org
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Currently living in substandard housing
FEES: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Call for application guidelines.
Building homes in partnership with people currently residing in substandard housing.
FUNDING: Contributions; Volunteer labor
PARENT AGENCY: Habitat for Humanity International
ALTERNATE CONTACTS: Volunteer Resource Development Coordinator, (864)591-2221, ext. 100
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County (except Woodruff and Landrum)
Date of Last Update: 20100817

HOUSING AUTHORITY, SPARTANBURG
Harry A. Byrd, Jr., Executive Director
201 Caulder Avenue
Spartanburg, SC  29306
(864)598-6000
FAX: (864)598-6155
EMAIL: info@shasc.org
INTERNET: www.shasc.org
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Requirements according to HUD regulations
FEES: Vary (sliding scale)
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Visit office to pick up application.
Low income housing.  Also administers the Section 8 Rental Assistance program that helps families or individuals, including elderly, veterans, and disabled persons be able to rent units in the private rental market.
FUNDING: Federal
PARENT AGENCY: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20110920

HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, SOUTH CAROLINA
Homeownership Program
Claude Spurlock, Director, Mortgage Production
300C Outlet Pointe Blvd.
Columbia, SC  29212
(803)896-9001 (Main phone); (803)896-9396 (Direct Line)
EMAIL: claude.spurlock@schousing.com
INTERNET: www.schousing.com
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Must meet authority guidelines
FEES: Based on income and other factors
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Apply at any participating mortgage lender/broker
Program organized to help low to middle income South Carolinians with the dream of home ownership. Offers first time home buyer loans with affordable below-market interest rates with down-payment assistance through mortgage lenders statewide.
FUNDING: Bonds
ALTERNATE CONTACTS: Gina Connelly, (864)896-9364
AREA SERVED: South Carolina
Date of Last Update: 20111025

RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, SPARTANBURG
Gaines Mason, Treasurer
PO Box 2494
Spartanburg, SC  29304
STREET ADDRESS: 1002 South Pine Street
(864)583-9191 or 585-7419 (H) ; FAX: (864)583-1294
EMAIL: corp1687@bellsouth.net
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Income based on HUD Low Income Schedule
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Apply to Spartanburg Residential Development Corp., 583-9191
We currently have 5 area banks that are in partnership with our program. Maximum mortgage amounts for new construction and existing homes based on homebuyers' ability to pay, family household income, and maximum sales price as determined by SC State Housing Finance and Development Authority and HUD.  Homebuyer must provide a $500 down payment + taxes and insurance.  New homes available for $92,500 - $95,000. Down payment assistance up to $10,000.
FUNDING: Federal and State Government
ALTERNATE CONTACTS: Amanda Smith or Claude Owens, (864)583-9191
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg City and County
Date of Last Update: 20100621

WOODRUFF HOUSING AUTHORITY
Steve Wray, Executive Director
PO Box 715
Woodruff, SC  29388
(864)476-7043
EMAIL: sgwrayed@att.net | whaadmin@att.net
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 9 am-4:30 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Persons with low income
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Apply in person.
Application hours are 9:30-11:30 am and 1-3 pm, Monday thru Friday.
Rental subsidies are available for qualified persons with low-income. By law, some public housing units are reserved for people with disabilities.
FUNDING: Federal subsidy
PARENT AGENCY: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
AREA SERVED: Woodruff
Date of Last Update: 20110803

Medical Assistance

INDIGENT CARE SERVICES, SPARTANBURG COUNTY
Susan Hicks, Eligibility Officer
PO Box 5666
Spartanburg, SC  29304
STREET ADDRESS: 101 East Wood
Street, 1st floor (behind cashier's office)
EMAIL: shicks@spartanburgcounty.org
(864)560-7926 ; FAX: (864)560-7056
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8 am-4:30 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Based on family size, gross income, assets. Will not co-pay with Medicare, Medicaid or Insurance.
FEES: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Call for information. Application cannot be approved if applicant is eligible for other sponsorship -- Medicare, Medicaid, Workman's Comp, or Insurance.
Provides sponsorship for inpatient hospital charges for any hospital in South Carolina that accepts the Medically Indigent Assistance Program (MIAP Program). SPECIAL NOTE: Program does not pay emergency department physician fees, radiology, pathology, medication, housing or food.
FUNDING: State; Spartanburg County
ALTERNATE CONTACTS: Lynn McClure
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20110728

Medicaid Transport
Medical Transportation Management
1-866-831-4130
INTERNET: www.scdhhs.gov/transportationFAQ.asp
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Only people certified for Medicaid.
If you have Medicaid and need a ride for a non-emergency reason please call 1-866-831-4130. For Medical Transportation problems, call the SCDHHS (SC Dept of Health and Human Services) provider transportation hotline at 1-888-561-8747 or the SCDHHS call center at 1-888-549-0820.
Area Served: Spartanburg County and surrounding areas.
Date of Last Update: 20110627

ST. LUKE'S FREE MEDICAL CLINIC
PO Box 3466
Spartanburg, SC  29304
STREET ADDRESS: 162 North Dean Street 29302
(864)542-2273 ; FAX: (864)597-0413
EMAIL: info@stlukesfreemedicalclinic.org
INTERNET: www.shmc.org
HOURS: Call for hours
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Call for requirements
FEES: Donations accepted
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Call for information regarding application
Provides comprehensive health services to Spartanburg County residents who lack access to medical care. (low income; uninsured)
FUNDING: Donations; Local Churches; Foundations; Clubs; Grants; United Way
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20111104



Thrift Shops

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES
Thrift Store: Spartanburg Location #1
1300 Asheville Highway
Spartanburg, SC  29303
(864)582-1103
INTERNET: www.goodwillsc.org
HOURS: Monday-Saturday, 9 am-8 pm; Sunday, 1-6 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Call or visit
Goodwill helps people with disabilities and other barriers to employment become fully independent citizens through education, job training and employment. Training programs include: merchandising, forklift training, food service training, telecommunication customer service training, computer literacy, English as a Second Language. Goodwill generates revenue through sale of donated items at area retail outlets. 90% of revenue generated goes to the job training and placement programs. You can drop off donations at the retail stores or at the two attended donation centers: Intersection of Hwy. 290 & Hwy. 296 and Hwy. 29 across from Lowe's. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 8 am-6 pm; Sunday 1-6 pm
FUNDING: Self funded from sale of donated items
PARENT AGENCY: Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands South Carolina, Inc.
ALTERNATE CONTACTS: Patrick Michaels, President and CEO
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20110510

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES
Thrift Store: Spartanburg Location #2
300 Dawn Redwood Drive
Spartanburg, SC  29304
(864)582-9410
INTERNET: www.goodwillsc.org
HOURS: Monday-Saturday, 9 am-9 pm; Sunday, 1-6 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Call or visit
Goodwill helps people with disabilities and other barriers to employment become fully independent citizens through education, job training and employment. Training programs include: merchandising, forklift training, food service training, telecommunication customer service training, computer literacy, English as a Second Language. Goodwill generates revenue through sale of donated items at area retail outlets. 90% of revenue generated goes to the job training and placement programs. You can drop off donations at the retail stores or at the two attended donation centers: Intersection of Hwy. 290 & Hwy. 296 and Hwy. 29 across from Lowe's. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 8 am-6 pm; Sunday 1-6 pm
FUNDING: Self funded from sale of donated items
PARENT AGENCY: Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands South Carolina, Inc.
ALTERNATE CONTACTS: Patrick Michaels, President and CEO
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20110510

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY RESTORE
Glennis O'Brien, Store Manager
2270 South Pine Street
Spartanburg, SC  29302
(864)583-1332
EMAIL: glennis.obrien@habitatspartanburg.org
INTERNET: www.habitatspartanburg.org
HOURS: Tuesday-Saturday, 9 am-5 pm
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Drop off donations during store hours.  Please call if you need assistance bringing donations to the store.
The Habitat ReStore takes household items and kitchenware items including appliances, furniture and interior accessories, as well as building/construction materials.
FUNDING: Donations; Earned Revenue
PARENT AGENCY: Habitat for Humanity of Spartanburg, Inc.
ALTERNATE CONTACTS: Tom Webster
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20111025

SALVATION ARMY
Inman Thrift Store
11211 Asheville Hwy., Suite B
Inman, SC  29349
(864)
473-0243
HOURS: Monday-Saturday, 10 am-5 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: None
FEES: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Visit
Donations of clothing and furniture are received Monday-Saturday, 9 am-4:30. Call (864)576-1808 to schedule a pickup for donations at your address.
FUNDING: None
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20100812

SALVATION ARMY
Family Store of Spartanburg
Sherry Gardner, Family Store Operations Manager
PO Drawer 2909
Spartanburg, SC  29304-2909
STREET ADDRESS: 1529 John B. White Blvd. 29301
(864)576-1808
EMAIL: sherry.gardner@uss.salvationarmy.org
HOURS: Monday-Saturday, 10 am-5 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: None
FEES: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Visit
Donations of clothing, furniture, and household items are received Monday-Saturday, 10 am-4:30 pm. Call 576-1808 (for all stores) to schedule a pickup for donations at your address. This facility is located at 1529 John B. White Blvd. 29301.
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20100714

SALVATION ARMY
Union Family Store
215 South Mountain Street
Union, SC  29379
(864)
427-0656
HOURS: Monday-Saturday, 10 am-5 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: None
FEES: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Visit
Donations of clothing, furniture, and household items received Monday-Saturday, 9 am-4:30 pm.
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20100811

SALVATION ARMY
Woodruff Family Store
467 Cross Anchor Road
Woodruff, SC  29388
(864)476-2201
HOURS: Monday-Saturday, 10 am-5 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: None
FEES: None
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Visit
Donations of clothing, furniture, and household items received Monday-Saturday, 9 am-4:30 pm. Call (864)576-1808 to schedule a pickup of donations if you live in the Woodruff area.
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20100811

Transportation

AIRPORT, GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTERNATIONAL
Dave Edwards, Executive Director
2000 GSP Drive, Suite 1
Greer, SC  29651
(864)439-4476; (864)848-6225 (FAX and TTD)
EMAIL: dedwards@gspairport.com
INTERNET: www.GSPAIRPORT.com
Located midway between Greenville and Spartanburg off I-85 at Exit 57. Served by American Eagle, Continental Express, Delta, United Express, USAir and Allegiant Air with over 60 daily nonstop departures to 23 major airports. GSP International served 1,268,405  passengers in 2010.
PARENT AGENCY: Greenville-Spartanburg Airport Commission
ALTERNATE CONTACTS: Chairman-Minor Shaw; Vice-Chairman-Hank Ramella
AREA SERVED: Upstate South Carolina and Western North Carolina
Date of Last Update: 20110527

AIRPORT, SPARTANBURG DOWNTOWN MEMORIAL
Jeannette Terry, Airport Operations Manager
PO Drawer 1749
Spartanburg, SC  29304
STREET ADDRESS: 500 Ammons Road
(864)574-8552
EMAIL: jterry@cityofspartanburg.org
INTERNET: www.cityofspartanburg.org
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 7 am-8 pm; Saturday-Sunday, 8 am-8 pm  Maintenance Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am-4:30 pm
Located three miles from the heart of the city. Host to annual Warbirds Scramble each May. The Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport is the City's largest owned asset and is located in the southwest section of the City off Ammons Road. It was the first airport in South Carolina-opening in October 1927. The airport serves over 100 local aircraft, as well as corporate planes. Charter flights and flight instruction are available. The airport is a popular tour site for elementary school and daycare groups.
PARENT AGENCY: City of Spartanburg
Date of Last Update: 20100804

SPARTA; SPARTANBURG TRANSIT SYSTEM
Luis Gonzalez
PO Box 1607
Spartanburg, SC  29304
(864)595-2715
EMAIL: lgonzalez@cityofspartanburg.org
INTERNET: www.spartabus.com
HOURS: Monday-Friday, 6 am-6 pm; limited service Saturday 10 am-6 pm
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
1. Fixed Route: In order to qualify for the reduced fare and SPARTA ID card,
passengers must have: Picture ID verifying age 65 years old or older;
Medicare Card; Physical or mental disability that is verified by a licensed physician.
2. Complementary Paratransit: There is a two part application process which
you must complete before you are allowed to use SPARTA's ADA Complementary
Paratransit service. In the first part, you give SPARTA permission to
contact a professional who is familiar with your abilities. In the second
part, this professional answers questions about your ability to use fixed
route bus service. SPARTA uses this information to determine if you are
eligible to use SPARTA's Complementary Paratransit service all of the time,
some of the time, or not at all.
FEES:
1. Fixed Route: Fare is $1.25 plus $0.30 for a transfer. Reduced fare for senior citizens, students, and the handicapped.
2. Complementary Paratransit: $1.80 per trip.
Fixed Route and Complementary Paratransit bus service in and around the City
of Spartanburg. Trained and courteous drivers. Air conditioned and ADA
equipped buses. Bus schedules are available on the SPARTA website, on the
buses, and at City Hall in Spartanburg. SPARTA office is located at 150 Air
Flow Drive. SPARTA Transfer Facility is located at 100 Liberty Street.
FUNDING: Federal Transit Administration; SCDOT; City of Spartanburg
PARENT AGENCY: Transit Management of Spartanburg
ALTERNATE CONTACTS: Angela Grant, (864)595-2715
AREA SERVED: Greater Spartanburg Area
Date of Last Update: 20110808

TRANSPORTATION SERVICE BUREAU
Dial-A-Ride
(864)560-4118
INTERNET: www.spartanburgcounty.org
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: General public in Spartanburg County
FEES: $3.00-$8.50, one-way
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Call by 10 am for next day service
Non-emergency transportation to medical facilities and other destinations. Contracts with various agencies to provide transportation to specified destinations. Dial-a-Ride is also a general public service which provides door-to-door transportation to any destination in Spartanburg County.
AREA SERVED: Spartanburg County
Date of Last Update: 20101102

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