Palmetto CAP Team Members Elected to State Leadership Roles


Palmetto CAP would like to congratulate Mrs. Sheila West Gibbs, Asset Building Director, on being elected President of the South Carolina Association of Community Action...

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Announcing Protect Berkeley County – A Vaccine Equity Project


May 7, 2022 Palmetto Community Action Partnership is excited to announce our participation in a national vaccine equity project. Palmetto CAP is one of six...

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Important Palmetto CAP Phone Number Update


Palmetto CAP is currently experiencing technical difficulties with our toll free phone number for scheduling appointments.  Participants seeking an appointment my call 843-614-3275 or use...

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Palmetto CAP Celebrates Team Anniversaries


Palmetto CAP team members are the best!  We recently celebrated all of our team members with milestone anniversaries in 2020.  We appreciate the hard work,...

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Palmetto CAP Congratulates Summer Youth Works! Seniors


In the fall, Mr. Johnson will be attending Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He accumulated over $78,000 in scholarships and financial aid to support his...

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General Emergency Assistance Program Is Open


The Palmetto CAP General Emergency Assistance Program appointment calendar has a limited number of appointments available now. Please click the link to schedule a phone...

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COVID-19 Resources Brought To You By SCLS


South Carolina Legal Services has prepared a list of free services that may be helpful to local families during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Click the link...

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COVID-19 Update


Palmetto Community Action Partnership has closed all of its offices to the public through March 31 due to governor McMaster's call on all citizens to...

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Certified Community Action Professionals


Congratulations to Asset Building Director Sheila M. West and Community Relations Director Chelsi Conaway for becoming nationally Certified Community Action Professionals!

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Grant Writing Workshop


Palmetto CAP and Origin SC have partnered to provide an intensive grant-writing workshop through The Grantsmanship Center.

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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