2018 Calling All Colors

2018 Calling All Colors

Registration for the 2018 Calling All Colors event at Mother Emanuel AME Church is now open! Children ages 10-14 are welcome to attend this free event which promotes diversity and unity through collaborative arts projects. 

Start Of Cooling Season

May 1st marks the first day of Cooling Season which allows residents to apply for air conditioning window units. Please use the appointment scheduler to apply for this program through the Outreach department.

2018 Summer Camp Application

The Employment and Education Department is currently enrolling Berkeley County students in grades K-5 for the 2018 Youth Leadership Summer Camp which will be held at St. Stephen Elementary. The camp is free for income-eligible families who live in Berkeley County and $25 per week per child for all others.

Summer Youth Works! 2018 Application

The Employment and Education Department is accepting applications for the 2018 Summer Youth Works! seasonal employment program. High school students (10th grade and up) and current undergraduate students (who will be returning to class in Fall 2018) are encouraged to apply. Families need not be income-eligible for this particular program....

Health And Nutrition Workshops

Palmetto CAP is now offering Health and Nutrition workshops! Certified dieticians and nutritionists will be educating Lowcountry residents on how to prepare healthy meals on a budget through classes held throughout the community. Some income-eligible households will also receive groceries after participating in the class.

Ronald White

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of a beloved member of our Weatherization department, Ronald White. Mr. White was dedicated to making the homes of our most vulnerable community members safer and more energy-efficient. His kindness and warmth were remembered by all who had the privilege...

Free Tax Preparation

The Asset Building department is scheduling free tax preparation appointments. Call 1-844-769-6448 or visit cchscom.cascheduler.com to schedule an appointment.

Education & Employment Soft Skills Training

Register TODAY for the Employment and Education department's upcoming soft skills and resume workshop! This workshop is designed to help high school students prepare to enter the workforce.

Utility Assistance

The Outreach department will begin scheduling appointments for utility assistance on January 26th at 8am. Citizens can call 1-844-769-6448 or click the red "Schedule An Appointment" button on the top of this page.  The General Emergency Assistance Program will start assessing households for emergency financial assistance starting at 8am Tuesday,...

LIHEAP Assistance

Effective immediately, individuals seeking a utility assistance grant for electric bills through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) will only be able to receive help once during the 2018 calendar year (1/1/18 - 12/31/18).


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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