(803) 333-9621


Medical Help & Prescription Assistance

Free Clinic: 

Provides free medical care and prescription assistance to low income individuals who have no health insurance.  Open Monday – Thursday, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm approximately.

Acts of Caring Clinic
Alan B. Miller Building
USC-Aiken School of Nursing
Aiken, SC
803- 641-2825

Anderson Free Clinic
414 North Fant Street
Anderson, SC
864- 226-1294

Beaufort/Hilton Head
Volunteers in Medicine Clinic
15 Northridge Drive
Hilton Head, Sc

First Baptist Medical Clinic
4217 Rivers Ave., North
North Charleston, SC

Free Medical Clinic of Darlington County
203 Grove Street
Darlington, SC

Mercy Medicine Clinic
201 E. Elm Street
Florence, SC

Smith Medical Clinic at Baskerville
116 Baskerville Drive
Pawleys Island, SC

600 Arlinton Ave.
Greenville, SC

Greenwood Free Clinic
1404 Edgefield Street
Greenwood, SC

Friendship House Clinic
154 Waccamaw Medical Park Court
Conway, SC
843- 347-7199

Jasper Health Initiate Clinic Pearl Creel
1125 Ridge Road
Jasper, SC

Kershaw County Community Medical Clinic
110 E. DeKalb St., Ste 1B
Camden, SC

Good Shepherd Free Medical Clinic of Laurens County
245 Human Services Road
Clinton, SC

Rosa Clark Medical Clinic
210 S. Oak Street
Seneca, SC

Pickens County Free Medical Clinic
303 Dacusville Highway
Easley, SC

Richland (Columbia)
Free Medical Clinic, Inc.
1875 Harden Street
Columbia, SC

Good Samaritan Clinic
7915 Old Percival Road
Columbia, SC

Good Samaritan Clinic (includes Dental Clinic)
1316 Leaphart Street
West Columbia, SC 29169

St. Lukes Free Medical Clinic
411 S. Church Street
Spartanburg, SC

Aiken, Barnwell, Lexington Community Actions: 

  • Lexington County Office:  650 Knox Abbot Road, Cayce, SC  29033.  794-6778. Open Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, by appointment only.  Provides assistance with prescriptions, rent and utilities. 
  • Aiken County Office:  803-648-6836
  • Barnwell County Office:  803-259-3145

More Health Clinics

  •  Welvista:  PO Box 186 Columbia, 29202; 933-9183 or 1-800-763-0059.  Provides free prescriptions for select medications to low-income residents of South Carolina who meet eligibility criteria.  Application fee $20 in the form of a money order is required.
  • Cooperative Ministry:  1928 Taylor St., 799-3853.  Open Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.  Provides emergency services including assistance with rent, clothing, counseling services, agency referrals, and other services.  Limited prescription assistance available up to $25 for non-controlled substances. 
  • Midland Care Consortium (Former Ryan White Clinic):  Four Medical Park, Suite 200, 252-2135.  Open Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.  Provides medical services, prescription assistance, STD testing, counseling, and referrals for mental health and substance abuse counseling to individuals with HIV/AIDS.
  • Richland Care:  111 Doctor’s Circle, Columbia, SC 29203; 296-2220. Provides medical care and prescription assistance to low-income residents of Richland County who meet eligibility criteria.  Applicants cannot have or be eligible for any type of health insurance.  Medical care is provided at select doctors’ offices and community health centers. 
  • Richland Primary Health Care:  1520 Laurel St., 799-8407.  Open Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.  Provides health and medical care including prescription assistance to individuals with and without health insurance.

Food & Temporary Shelter

  • Columbia Metro Baptist Food Pantry:  1929 Gadsen St., 252-0116.  Provides meals on Tuesday at Belmont Baptist Church from 9:00 am – 12:00 am and on Thursday at Southeast Community Church from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm.
  • Family Shelter: 2411 Two Notch Rd., 254-8344.  Provides shelter, food other services for homeless families.
  • God’s Helping Hand: 919 Holland Ave., 791-4167.  Provides food, clothing, and assistance with utilities for residents of Cayce and West Columbia.
  • God’s Storehouse:  1731 Risley Rd., 691-1622.  Provides clothing, furniture, and household items to residents of Richland County, and food to residents with specific zip codes.
  • Hannah House:  1726 Sumter St., 771-4357.  Provides shelter, food, and clothing for women and children.
  • Harvest Hope Food Bank:  2220 Shop Rd., 254-4432.  Provides food.
  • Lexington Interfaith Community Services (LICS): 227 N. Lake Drive, Lexington; 957-6656.  Provides food clothing, and thrift store.  An appointment is required for assistance with rent and utilities.
  • Sister Care:  Secret Location, 926-0505.  Provides emergency shelter, food, clothing, and legal advocacy for abused women and their children.
  • Trinity Housing Corp:  1100 Sumter St., 779-9057.  Provides transitional housing, employment services, and other support services for homeless families.
  • Washington Street Methodist Church:  1401 Washington St., 256-2417.  Provides lunch Monday – Friday from 10:45 am – 12:00 pm.
  • Women’s Shelter:  3425 North Main St., 779-4706.  Provides shelter, meals, counseling, and dental services for women.

Women's Services

  • Hannah House:  1726 Sumter St., 771-4357.  Provides shelter, food, and clothing for women and children.
  • Planned Parenthood:  2712 Middleburg Dr. Suite 107; 256-4908.  Provides family planning counseling, yearly pap smears, STD checks, birth control, and abortion services. 
  • Sister Care:  Secret Location, 926-0505.  Provides emergency shelter, food, clothing, and legal advocacy for abused women and their children. 
  • Women’s Shelter:  3425 North Main St., 779-4706.  Provides shelter, meals, counseling, and dental services for women. 
  • AIDS / STD Information Hotline      1-800-322-2437 
  • Alcoholics Anonymous     1-803-254-5301
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline     1-800-799-7233
  • Prevent Child Abuse SC       1-803-733-5430
  • Sexual Trauma Services Hotline     1-803-771-7273
  • United Way of the Midlands     1-803-733-5400 or 1-866-892-9211

Other Resources

  • Community Relations Council:  930 Richland St., 733-1130.  Located in the Chamber of Commerce basement.  Provides housing referrals and job referrals. 
  • Family Service Center:  1800 Main St.  733-5450. Provides individual, family, marital, and financial counseling services.
  • Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services (PALSS):  1924 Taylor St., 779-7247.  Provides case management 5and housing services, support groups, and emergency food pantry for individuals with HIV/AIDS.
  • Senior Resources:  2817 Millwood Dr., 252-7734.  Provides resources for the elderly including home services and meal on wheels.
  • SC State Housing Authority:  300-C Outlet Point Blvd; 896-9001. Provides assistance in finding low income housing.  Also provides homeownership programs.
  • Vet Center: 1513 Pickens St., 765-9944.  Provides counseling and other services for veterans.  
  • VA Regional Office: 1801 Assembly St., 1-800-827-1000.  Determines benefit eligibility for veterans and their families.