Orangeburg County South Carolina rent assistance.

Rental assistance programs as well as shelters, short term housing, and other resources are available in Orangeburg County. Find the leading non-profits, charities, churches, and government agencies to apply at below. There are both loans and grants available to help pay rent, a deposit, or even legal costs for stopping an eviction.

Most of the financial aid is for paying rent to stop an eviction. But some of the Orangeburg County agencies offer other forms of assistance as well. These housing programs may be as follows.

  • -Emergency funds for utilities so the tenant can use their money for the rent.
  • -Mortgage payments.
  • -Housing relocation costs in Orangeburg County, and those may be security deposits, storage costs, moving expenses, utility deposits, and similar expenses.
  • -The non-profits will try to arrange from legal aid for housing court, or maybe pay some of the bills for an attorney.

Anyone struggling in Orangeburg County, whether they are behind on their rent or utilities, or currently homeless, can try a housing program below for assistance. Funds are limited, but may be offered to low income families and/or seniors or the disabled in a crisis.

The Cooperative Ministry
The regional charity has free furniture, financial aid for paying rent or utilities, clothes, and more. Utility deposits (as well as security deposits) may also be paid by income qualified Orangeburg residents. Address is 3821 W Beltline Boulevard, Columbia, SC 29204. Phone (803) 799-3853.

The Salvation Army of Orangeburg County
Location is 813 Nottingham Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115
(803) 534-6805
Various social services are run. This includes food, shelter, housing (rent or utility help) and much more. Continue with Salvation Army programs in Orangeburg County.

South Carolina Legal Services
Office address is 126 Associate Pkwy
Orangeburg, South Carolina 29118
Main number is (803) 533-0116
Free attorneys help the poor, low income, elderly, and disabled. Whether it is free advice to fight an eviction, help for dealing with housing discrimination, or advice on addressing predatory loans used for paying rent, free legal aid is offered.

 

 

 

 

Orangeburg-Calhoun-Allendale-Bamberg Community Action Agency, Inc.
Main address is 1822 Joe S. Jeffords Hwy.
Orangeburg, SC 29115
Phone number (803) 536-1027
In rare cases, CSBG - Community Service Block Grant offers financial help. This may be for LIHEAP or rent. There are also community centers for referrals to government grant programs.

Alston Wilkes Society – SSVF
3518 Medical Drive
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 799-2490 x315
Veterans and immediate family members in Orangeburg County can get help. There are grants for utility deposits, rent, moving costs, and even job expenses.

Orangeburg-Calhoun-Allendale-Bamberg Community Action Agency, Inc.
Location is 820 Bowman Branch RD
Bowman, South Carolina 29018
Telephone number is (803) 829-2701
This is another of the regional community action, poverty fighting non-profits.

Community Resource Center – Homeless Shelters in Summerville / Orangeburg - The homeless can get referrals to emergency rent, deposits, and other resources. There are also clothing items, free food or meals, GED help, and much more. (843) 970-8541

By Jon McNamara

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