Community Services Division

Provides strategies and interventions designed to promote self-sufficiency and to assist people in achieving their potential by strengthening family and other supportive environments

COMMUNITY SERVICES BLOCK GRANT

1200 Pendleton Street, Greenville (864)269-0700
1704 E. Greenville Street, Anderson (864) 224-7028
1725 E. Main Street, Easley (864) 859-2989
708 E. Main Street, Seneca (864) 882-3495

Housing Services provides emergency interventions to prevent homelessness. Services include direct economic assistance, financial counseling, and linkages to other service providers

Energy Services are designed to provide low-income households facing temperature related crises with removing barriers to ensure a comfortable environment free from temperature related risks. Energy conservation education is an integral part of the services to promote the reduction of energy costs.

Energy services are provided through partnerships with Duke Energy, Blue Ridge Electric, Easley Combined Utilities, United Way, and other energy service providers.


Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

1200 Pendleton Street, Greenville (864)269-0700
1704 E. Greenville Street, Anderson (864) 224-7028
1725 E. Main Street, Easley (864) 859-2989
708 E. Main Street, Seneca (864) 882-3495

SHARE's LIHEAP Program is designed to assist low-income households at or below 150% of the federal poverty guidelines pay the price of home energy, defined as residential heating and cooling, and to increase energy self-sufficiency; thereby reducing the vulnerability resulting from energy needs. The heating program operates from October 1 - April 30. The program assists eligible households facing weather related emergencies due to the cold temperatures. Assistance is provided toward the following: electricity, natural gas, propane gas, fuel oil, kerosene (delivery only), wood or coal. The cooling program operates from May 1 - September 30. The program assists eligible households facing weather related crisis due to warmer temperatures. Assistance is provided toward electric bills, window air conditioners and fans.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Documentation of the total household income for the past 30 days including the date of application
  • Picture ID
  • Social Security cards for each household member
  • Current bill (if heating/cooling source is electricity or natural gas)
  • Disconnect notice, if one has been received


YOUTH LEADERSHIP

1200 Pendleton Street, Greenville (864) 269-0700

Youth Leadership-promotes leadership skills, civic responsibility, academic achievement and career exploration for middle and high school age youth.