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The Commission can connect you with the right agencies and organizations offering assistance with medical services, food, shelter, job referrals, clothing, legal advocacy and more. See our list of help lines, charities and community based organizations willing to help.

Facing tough times? Need Help?

There are many resources available through out South Carolina that are here to help individuals and families in need. Use the links below to learn more about the services and organizations that here to help.

Community Support Services

South Carolina Flood Disaster Relief Information

Find A Disaster Recovery Center

Find Ways to Volunteer and Donate

Visit South Carolina Emergency Management Division for information that includes the following flood recovery information and more:

Other Agencies & Organizations

Below is a list of links to agencies and organizations that provide statistical data or services that benefit members of minority communities.

Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse
Addiction Resource | SC Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS)

Crime & Incarceration
SC Department of Corrections
SC Law Enforcement Division (SLED)
SC Department of Probation, Parole, and Pardon Services

Disabilities and Special Needs
SC Disability Services Resource Guide (English) (Chinese) (Español)

SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs
SC Vocational Rehabilitation Department
SC Commission for the Blind

Guide for People with Disabilities: Programs for Low-cost Internet, Mobile Plans and Digital Literacy

SC Department of Education
SC Education Oversight Committee
SC Educational Television
SC Educational Radio
SC Tuition Grants Commission (Higher Education)

Emergency Preparedness
SC Emergency Preparedness Division

Employment & Income
SC Employment Security Commission
SC State Jobs

National Fatherhood Initiative
Sisters Of Charity Foundation of SC Fatherhood

Financial Aid

Minority Students

SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC)
SC Department of Health and Human Services
SC Department of Mental Health  | Vaping 101 - Health Relation, Benefits, Dangers, Fun Facts, and More

State Housing Finance and Development Authority

Indigent Services
SC Commission on Indigent Defense

Minority Business
Governor’s Office of Small and Minority Business Assistance
SC Jobs Economic Development Authority (JEDA)

Native American Indians
Bureau of Indian Affairs

Public Safety
SC Department of Public Safety

Statewide Statistics
Office of Research and Statistics (Statistical Abstract)



Unlawful Discrimination
SC Human Affairs Commission

Victim Assistance
SC Office of Victim’s Services

Vocational Rehabilitation
SC Vocational Rehabilitation Department
SC Commission for the Blind

SC Election Commission