Palmetto Community Action Partnership - General Emergency Assistance Program

Address

1069 King St.
Charleston, SC 29403

(844) 769-6448

www.palmettocap.org/outreach-temporary-assistance/

AKA:

LEAP Program, Human Services, PCAP

Description:

***Please note this program requires a call-in appointment process. Do not call the office number for an appointment, see the specific instructions below. Limited appointments are available.***

General Emergency Assistance Program (rent, prescription medication, food, car repair), call 1-844-769-6448 to schedule a pre-screening time on Tuesdays starting at 8:00am if you live in Charleston County and on Thursdays starting at 8:00am if you live in Berkeley or Dorchester counties.

Provides limited EMERGENCY assistance with: Emergency must have occurred within last 30 days - documentation required
*eyeglasses
*mortgage payment assistance
*fire victims assistance, (must have a police report or documentation from Red Cross)
*medical bills
*prescriptions for life-threatening diseases such as high blood pressure and insulin
*rent assistance
*limited car repairs in support of employment **must be currently employed**

Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm.
Must have an appointment.

Call-in hours for an appointment:
*Charleston County: Tuesday starting at 8:00am
*Berkeley County: Thursdays starting at 8:00am
*Dorchester County: Thursdays starting at 8:00am

Intake Process:

*Must have an appointment, do not walk in.
*To check the status of an existing case, contact Customer Service
Representative at 843-724-6760 ext. 232.

Program Fees:

None

Languages:

Spanish

Eligibility:

To determine eligibility the applicant must provide:
*State-issued picture ID with current address for applicant
*Social security cards for all household members
*Proof of income for all household members within the past 30 days prior to application
*Proof of sustainable monthly income
*Delinquent bill for past 30 days prior to application date
*Eviction notice (if one has been served)
*Documentation of an emergency that affected income for all household members within the past 30 days of application date

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

January 26, 2022

Address Listings

Physical

201 Johnston Street
Saint George, SC 29477

Mailing

PO Box 20968
Charleston, SC 29413

Physical (Primary)

1069 King St.
Charleston, SC 29403

Phone Numbers

Appointment Toll Free

(844) 769-6448

Outreach Services Main

(843) 724-6760 x229

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

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                          Description

                          Emergency based need.

                          Geography Served

                            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

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                            • Berkeley County
                              • Charleston County
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