GEAP Notice


Palmetto CAP’s General Emergency Assistance Program has funding to help citizens in need of rent, medication food or other types of financial assistance. Income-eligible residents of Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties who need financial assistance as a result of the flood have until Monday, November 9th to schedule an appointment to apply for assistance.  After Monday, any remaining funds will be available to all citizens meeting program eligibility guidelines regardless of whether they were impacted by the flood.  To schedule an appointment to apply for emergency financial assistance, please call 843-724-6760 ext. 229.



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

Schedule an

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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Schedule an Appointment


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