CITY SPECIFIC RESOURCES:
ALIANZA HISPANA Información para protegerse y prevenir el coronavirus. Recursos para toda la comunidad. Haga click aquí. Cómo prevenir el coronavirus, lista de lugares que ofrecerán almuerzos gratis para los niños, dónde acudir si cree que tiene síntomas del virus,¡y mucho más! Actualizaremos la información y agregaremos recursos diariamente. Si tiene alguna pregunta, por favor llame al 864-256-0760.
UNITED WAY 2-1-1 SERVICE LINE We have expanded our 2-1-1 hotline, now available 24/7 to direct those in need to information and resources regarding where to find food, shelter, access to healthcare and transportation. Simply dial 2-1-1 to get connected.
UPSTATE INFORMATION REPOSITORY Ten at the Top is working with local entities to compile and maintain a repository of links to information individuals, businesses and institutions may need regarding the latest cancellations, available community resources and health information. Click here for the Upstate COVID-19 Information Repository.
SC DEPARTMENT ON AGING COVID-19 Resources for seniors.
MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA SERVICES Mental Health America’s CRISISline (864-271-8888) and National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255) are answering calls 24/7. They also have a free, confidential, online mental health screening available. Click here to learn more.
NAMI has created a guide for national, local and online Mental Health Resources available. Click here. Tips on managing mental health during this time. Click here.
HOMELESSNESS RESOURCE HUB Greenville Homeless Alliance has created a Facebook group to serve as an updated source of information about resources and organizations serving those experiencing homelessness in our community. Click here to learn more or join the group.
YMCA OF GREENVILLE IS OFFERING EMERGENCY CHILDCARE for the children of healthcare workers, first responders + other essential workers facing COVID-19. The program is open to members and non-members of the Y, and is offered Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-7 p.m., at multiple branches now until school is back in session. Cost is $25/day per child; $15/day per additional child in the same family (scholarships available). Click here for more information & to register.
INTERNET & UTILITIES OFFERS:
SPECTRUM WI-FI PROGRAM Charter is offering free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 students who do not already have a Spectrum subscription. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees waived for new student households. Confirm terms with provider.
DUKE ENERGY & PIEDMONT NATURAL GAS take new steps to help customers, communities and employees in wake of COVID-19. Click here to learn more
U-HAUL SELF-STORAGE U-Haul is offering 30 days of free self-storage to college students who have been impacted by schedule changes. Find the location nearest you here.
VIRTUAL HEALTH SCREENINGS:
Several South Carolina health systems are offering telehealth options to the public. These options are available to anyone experiencing COVID-19 symptoms in South Carolina. In order to access the free consult, use the promo code COVID19.
Sandhills Medical Foundation Inc. is offering telephone screening. Depending on the results, you may be scheduled to visit a drive-thru testing site in Camden. Call 1- 877-529-4339 to register, for appropriate screening and instructions. Phone lines are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday.
Self Regional Healthcare is offering telephone screening for residents in Greenwood, Laurens, Edgefield, Abbeville, McCormick, Saluda, and Newberry counties. Call the COVID-19 Screening Line at (864) 725-4200.
DRIVE THRU CORONAVIRUS TESTING Hospitals across SC are offering drive-thru testing for anyone who is showing symptoms of the virus or has been in contact with someone who is positive for the virus. Click here to learn more.
EMERGENCY FOOD INFORMATION LiveWell Greenville and partners worked together to create this spreadsheet of information for Emergency Food Resources organized by regions.
DSS ANNOUNCES EMERGENCY SUPPLEMENT FOR SNAP HOUSEHOLDS
These will take effect on March 28, 2020. click here to learn more. Read this information about the WIC & SNAP supplements.
MILL VILLAGE FARMS EMERGENCY FOOD FUND
Starting April 8th, we are distributing FoodShare boxes every week (vs. bi-weekly) to meet the increased demand for families needing food at our FoodHub and at over 24 partner locations across Greenville County. We are relocating our operations to a larger distribution warehouse and ensuring our food suppliers can deliver. They have added drive thru pick-up at our Food Hub. The cash price of boxes are now $10 CASH and only $5 for SNAP/EBT customers! Each box is packed with over $20 of food & a recipe card! Limit ONE box per family. Order by Noon on Friday (while supplies last) the week prior! Click here to learn more.
GREENVILLE COUNTY SCHOOLS MEAL & WI-FI PROGRAM
During Greenville County Schools’ closure, the following sites will be providing breakfast and lunch: TR High, Berea Elementary, AJ Whittenberg Elementary, Welcome Elementary, Grove Elementary, Sue Cleveland Elementary, Sterling School, Blue Ridge Middle, Wade Hampton High, JL Mann High, Mauldin High, Hillcrest High, Eastside High, Greer High and Fountain Inn Elementary. Beginning Thursday, March 19, both lunch and breakfast for the next day will be distributed between 10 a.m. – noon. A large number of buses will also be deployed beginning that day to distribute meals across the community—click here for a full list of sites. Meals will be provided to all children aged 18 or younger, or special needs adults 21 and younger. Children are not required to be enrolled in Greenville County Schools, but must be present for pickup. GCS Also put together an interactive map of where to find Meal, Wi-Fi or both!