SC Works Partner Agencies

Partner Presence in SC Works Greater Upstate Centers (Click for full listing)

Able SC

We provide a variety of training programs to educate and assist the community in disability accommodation and awarenes


Adult and Community Education

Spartanburg County Adult Education

Cherokee County Adult Education

Union County Adult Education


Adult Education offers classes to students 17 years of age and older: High School Diploma, Pre-GED, GED, Literacy Skills, and English as a Second Language.



An organization funded through the Upstate Workforce Board that provides GED and training services for youth ages 16 – 24. The organization teaches participants good work ethics and provides career counseling.


Housing Authorities

Spartanburg Housing Authority

Cherokee Housing Authority

Union Housing Authority


The Housing Authority is committed to providing quality, affordable housing in healthy neighborhoods through partnerships with our residents and other groups, fostering neighborhood redevelopment and opportunities for those we serve to achieve self-sufficiency.


Goodwill SCSEP

The goal of this program is to assist with securing unsubsidized employment for clients who are 55 years of age and older. The major objectives of the project are to meet two real and pressing needs commonly experienced by elderly, low-income persons who have poor employment prospects: (1) the need for additional income and (2) the need to regain a sense of involvement with the community and the mainstream of life generally.


Job Corps

Job Corps is a no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through vocational and academic training. Job Corps’ mission is to attract eligible young people, teach them the skills they need to become employable and independent, and place them in meaningful jobs or further education.


Piedmont Community Action

This organization exists to provide a nurturing environment in which low-income families receive emergency assistance and services that help them become less dependent on the government and more self-sufficient.


Spartanburg Community College

Spartanburg Community College (SCC) provides affordable access to high-quality technical, transfer and lifelong professional and personal development programs in a teaching and learning environment that prepares students for success.


South Carolina Commission For The Blind

This state agency provides rehabilitation services, adjustment to blindness training, prevention of blindness, independent living services and various other resources to blind and severely visually impaired citizens. Services are made available through state and federal funding and there is no charge to consumers.


South Carolina Department Of Employment & Workforce

The mission of the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce is to provide quality, customer-driven workforce services that promote financial stability and economic growth.


South Carolina Department Of Social Services

The mission of the SC Department of Social Services is to ensure the health and safety of children and adults who cannot protect themselves, to help parents provide nurturing homes, and to help people in need of financial assistance reach their highest level of social and economic self-sufficiency.


South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department

The South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department provides an individualized array of services to help people with disabilities find employment. Many of the agency’s clients are highly motivated but need help developing work skills.


The United States Social Security Administration

Deliver Social Security services that meet the changing needs of the public.


Upstate Fatherhood Coalition

The Upstate Fatherhood Coalition offers education and services uniquely tailored for fathers trying to rebuild their lives and their families. The agency is devoted to helping men heal broken spirits and family relations, practice healthy parenting and gain productive stable employment.


Upstate Homeless Coalition of South Carolina

The Upstate Homeless Coalition of South Carolina is a private, non-profit organization. UHCSC is a collaborative organization dedicated to ending homelessness through programming, advocacy, and building safe and affordable housing.


Urban League of the Upstate

The Urban League of the Upstate is a non-profit organization committed to the principle of equal opportunity for all citizens in housing, education, employment, and economic development, without regard to race or socioeconomic status.