When people need help, they call three, easy to remember numbers: 2-1-1. Trained Call Specialists are waiting to talk to you and to offer support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all day, every day. During the difficult times, we can provide supportive information and referrals or intervention. There are services, programs and agencies in your area that can assist with whatever your needs are.
The goal of ACTS of Aiken is to fulfill immediate client needs while minimizing risk to our volunteers, clients, and staff. They continue to provide Food, Clothing, Medical Assistance, Utility Assistance, and other services to clients. The Senior Food Program occurs on the third Saturday of the month in Aiken, Graniteville, Jackson, and Wagener. Community Food Distributions occur monthly in Ridge Spring, Oakwood-Windsor, New Ellenton, and Wagener, Perry, and Salley.
State specific information on benefits, in addition to a screening tool to find out which programs you may be eligible to receive. As the official benefits website of the U.S. government, our mission is to increase citizen access to benefit information, while reducing the expense and difficulty of interacting with the government.
The Center for Lifelong Learning (Center or CLL) is an organization dedicated to providing structured and informal continuing learning opportunities to adults in Aiken and the surrounding Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) including lecture classes, technology classes, field trips, and social events.
Aging is a beautiful thing but it also brings about some physical and health related concerns. One of those concerns is macular degeneration, which is the leading cause of vision loss in Americans ages 60 and older. We've created a guide discussing macular degeneration, as well as a general senior health guide covering things like ageism, nutrition, prescriptions, resources for caregivers, and more!
GetCareSC is a resource that allows seniors, caregivers, and adults with disabilities to search for service providers in their area.
Aging is a complicated issue, and many people do not know where to turn to get answers to their questions. GetCareSC hopes to provide those answers with guides, articles, and tips.
At the Food Bank food is provided to over 350 partner agencies and programs in 25 counties and serve the hungry with ages ranging from children to seniors. Healthy food is sourced through partnerships with local retailers, farmers, and food manufacturers which are sorted, packed, stored, and distributed the two warehouse facilities in Augusta, GA and Aiken, SC.
Lanier Law Firm is spreading awareness about mesothelioma to educate the public about this rare and aggressive form of cancer that affects the lining of the lungs, heart, or abdomen. By raising awareness, we can promote early detection, access to appropriate medical care, and support for individuals and families affected by mesothelioma.
It is the mission of the Lower Savannah Council of Governments to work with and on behalf of local governments to develop, implement and administer plans, programs and projects in cooperation with local, state and national stakeholders, to improve the quality of life for residents in the Lower Savannah Region.
Russell Turner takes the guesswork out of turning 65. As a Local Licensed Certified Medicare Agent he's here to help with your Medicare questions. All consultations are at $0 cost to you. Anyone can take something simple and make it complicated, we take Medicare which is very confusing and complicated and make it simple to understand and alleviate all the confusion.
The mission of the Housing Authority of the City of Aiken is to assist low-income families with safe, decent, and affordable housing opportunities in a non-discriminatory manner as they strive to achieve self-sufficiency and improve the quality of their lives. The Housing Authority is committed to operating in an efficient, ethical, and professional manner.
Through a Statewide network of community mental health centers, clinics, hospitals, and nursing homes the Department’s clinical staff provide a complete array of medical and support services for children, adults, and families throughout South Carolina. Connect to clinics and services using your zip code to search for those nearest you.
The South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority (SC Housing) is the state agency that finances and supports affordable housing opportunities for South Carolina. We offer low-interest mortgages, finance affordable homes. and fund the development of safe housing for people with special needs.
Whether you're looking for answers to commonly-asked legal questions, wish to hire a lawyer and don't know where to turn, or are having problems contacting your lawyer, we have resources that can help. We also provide statewide Legal assistance for some low income children and adults.
South Carolina Legal Services (SCLS) provides free legal assistance in a wide variety of civil (non-criminal) legal matters to eligible low income residents of South Carolina. SCLS is a non-profit corporation, funded by grants from the federally funded Legal Services Corporation, the South Carolina Bar Foundation, local United Ways, state court filing fees, and other federal, state and local funding.
The purpose, mission, and vision of United Way is to bring all the focus, passion, and resources of our community together to fight for opportunity and justice. United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good. That is why we also support a number of programs that focus on providing Assistance in Crisis.
The Solicitor’s Victim/Witness Assistance Program (VWAP) provides support to victims of and witnesses to crime throughout the prosecutorial process. We work cooperatively with other advocacy and criminal justice agencies to provide every available resource to victims. The Victim/Witness Assistance Program assists with Victim Impact Statements, applications for compensation, notification of case proceedings, employer and creditor intervention, courtroom orientation/accompaniment and restitution recovery.
Compassionate and caring, our experts search high and low for the best resources to help seniors live with independence and dignity. We then provide in-depth research, rankings and reviews. From senior housing to health, technology, safety, retirement and estate planning, and more, our mission is to empower older adults and help them age with ease.
Because it's time we take the guesswork out of aging.