Dorchester County Help Resources

3 images of individuals receiving help with paperworkTrident United Way's Dorchester Resource Connection Center

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. In collaboration with nonprofit agencies, Trident United Way is offering FREE SERVICES for community members seeking financial stability.

Please dial (843) 695-4261 to schedule an appointment at the Dorchester Resource Connection Center. 

Please call before coming into the center for additional information and to schedule an appointment.

  • We want to ensure you are going to the appropriate location for your needs.

  • We want to ensure we have the partners on site to assist.

  • We want to ensure you have the correct documents for your visit.       

Please note the Dorchester Resource Connection Center is currently operating out of a temporary location. 

Address: 115 Devon Rd., Unit #14

Summerville, SC 29483

Phone: (843) 695-4261

Client Service Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8:30am - 4:00pm 


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.