Aiken/Barnwell/Lexington Community Action Commission, Cayce Office

General Information
Description of Program: This Community Action Agency's local office provides emergency assistance with home utility costs, clothing, housing, rent, food and medical expenses to income eligible individuals and families. They also have a job training program and a computer training center. Their mission is to reduce the causes and conditions of poverty in a geographical area. Their goal is to provide a nurturing environment in which low income families can seek assistance that helps them to become less dependent upon government assistance. They strive to give low income families a "hand up" in the direction of self-sufficiency not a "handout".
Their main administrative office is located at 291 Beaufort St., NE, Aiken, SC 29801, phone (803) 648-6836. This agency is overseen by the Office of Economic Opportunity in the Governor's Office which can be reached at (803) 734-0662.
Objectives: Emergency funds and programs for low income people
Location: Lexington
Geographic Area: Aiken, Barnwell, Greenville, Lexington, Richland
Territory: Weatherization program available in Aiken, Barnwell, Greenville, Lexington and Richland Counties.
Intake Procedure: Call and make an appointment to come into agency to fill-out an intake form.
 
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1: 650 Knox Abbott Dr.
Physical Site City, State, Zip: Cayce, SC 29033
Main Phone: (803) 794-6778
Fax: (803) 794-7144
Web Address: www.govoepp.state.sc.us
 
Contact Information
Director's Name: Mr. George A. Anderson
Director's Position: Executive Director
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Office of Economic Opportunity
This Program: Aiken/Barnwell/Lexington Community Action Commission, Cayce Office
Affiliated Services: Care Management (Case Management - Service Coordination)
Food/Grocery Assistance
Grant to Individual
Job Training (Vocational Training)
Medical Expenses
Medication & Drug Assistance
Rental Assistance
Utility Assistance
Weatherization