Calling All Colors 17


Palmetto CAP hosted the 2nd annual Calling All Colors youth diversity conference at Mother Emanuel AME Church. 100 youth volunteered to learn through collaborative art projects how to embrace diversity, combat bullying and manage grief.  Special thanks to Art Mends Hearts, the MUSC Empowerment Center, Hate Won’t Win, Buist Academy, Marion Square Baptist Church, Canon Street YMCA, the College of Charleston Office of Institutional Diversity and others for partnering with us to make this event a success!  Check out the story ABC News 4 did on the event by clicking the link below!



This department provides financial literacy classes, one-on-one budgeting sources, free VITA tax preparation and housing stability.

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Asset Building

& Education

The mission of this program is to increase self-sufficiency and develop strategies to ensure a better quality of life through employment and educational opportunities for both youth and adults.

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Employment & Education


Palmetto CAP’s General Emergency Assistance Program (or GEAP) provides financial assistance to households who have encountered an unexpected financial hardship including rental assistance to avoid eviction. Assistance is provided once every 24 months.

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Outreach &
Temporary Assistance

By providing temporary assistance with food, water and shelter, Palmetto CAP’s Outreach department provides vital services to address citizens’ most basic needs. Being able to meet basic needs is the foundation of financial stability.

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Outreach & Temporary Assistance

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Palmetto Community Action Partnership is currently accepting appointments for the programs. Eligibility for all programs is subject to program calendars, fund availability, appointment availability, verifiable household income and family size.

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List of documents that are required, in addition to other eligibility requirements, to complete an application for Palmetto CAP services.

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Required Documents