Aiken/Barnwell/Lexington Community Action Commission, Cayce Office

General Information
Description of ProgramThis 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.
ObjectivesEmergency funds and programs for low income people
Geographic AreaAiken, Barnwell, Greenville, Lexington, Richland
TerritoryWeatherization program available in Aiken, Barnwell, Greenville, Lexington and Richland Counties.
Intake ProcedureCall and make an appointment to come into agency to fill-out an intake form.
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1650 Knox Abbott Dr.
Physical Site City, State, ZipCayce, SC 29033
Main Phone(803) 794-6778
Fax(803) 794-7144
Director Information
Director's NameMr. George A. Anderson
Director's PositionExecutive Director
Affiliated Agency 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