Dorchester County Help Resources


The Resource Connection Center brings together more than ten nonprofit service providers that help individuals and families in Berkeley and Dorchester counties increase their financial stability.


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Address: Dorchester County Adult Education Center

1325A Boonehill Road, Room 124

Summerville SC 29485

Phone: (843) 695-4261

Client Service Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9:00am - 5:00pm 


Resources in Dorchester County:

Food: Pantries  |  Senior Food Programs  |  Soup Kitchens  |  Food for Children and Babies  |   Public Food Assitance.

Housing and Utilities: Rent and Mortgage Assistance  |   Home Construction and Repair  

GED and Education: Early Education and Intervention  |  K-12/GED Support and Resources  |  Continued Education  |  Parenting  |  Health, Second Language, and Other Education.

Employment: Job Finding Assistance  |   Job Training  |  Preparation, and Counseling  |  Special Needs Job Development  |  Unemployment.

Income Support: Income Support and Public Assistance Programs  |  Financial Workshops.

Mental Heath and Addiction: Mental Health Services  |  Addiction Services  |  Support Groups and Care Givers.

Health Care: Public, Community, and Emergency Clinics  |  Eye, Dental, and Hearing  |  Pharmacies, Prescription, and Co-pay Assistance  |  Planning, Screening, and Insurance Information  |  General Hospital Services  |  Women and Pediatric Services.

Individual and Family Support: General Counseling Services  |  Pregnancy, Parenting, Youth, and Family Services  |  Crisis, Suicide, and Domestic Violence Counseling and Services  |  Support Groups, Addiction Counseling and Support.

Senior Services: Home Care and Independent Living Support  |  Home Modification and Mobility Aids  |  Hearing, Dental, Eye Care, and Other Health Services  |  Meals and Transportation  |  Hospice, Bereavement, and Care Giver Support Groups.

Disability: Disability Information and Advocacy  |  Early Intervention Services  |  Home Modification, Transportation, and Independent Living  |  Resources for the Hearing and Visually Impaired  |  Caregiver Support and Services  |  Daycare, Camp, and Assisted Living Facilities.

Homeless Services: Food and Daily Living  |  Shelter and Day Centers.

Children and Maternity Services: Newborn, Maternity, and Parenting Resources  |  Child Care, Camps, and Youth Enrichment  |  Early Intervention, Foster Care, Group Homes, and Juvenile Deliquency  |  Counseling Services for Youth and Family  |  Legal Services for Families  |  Pediatrics and Nutrition.

Inmate and Re-entry services: Correctional Facilities  |  Juvenile Delinquency Intervention and Resources.