This organization provides a variety of training programs to educate and assist the community in disability accommodation and awareness.
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.
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.
ResCare Workforce Services is the nation’s most comprehensive provider of services and solutions designed to help put people to work.
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.
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.
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 Indian Development Council
Possesses administrative/oversight responsibility of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act funds to serve American Indian and Alaskan Native populations
South Carolina Legal Services (SCLS) provides free legal assistance in a wide variety of civil (non-criminal) legal matters to eligible low income residents of South Carolina.
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.
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.
Striving to Achieve Rapid Success, or STARS, is a program contracted through the South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS). STARS participants are provided with support services to improve long-term outcomes in self-sufficiency. These support services may include child care vouchers, transportation assistance, work-related expenses, and various other support services when approved.
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.
The library’s mission is: “We serve as a cornerstone in Union County, providing access to opportunities, activities, and services that improve the quality of life for all members of our community.” Our vision is: “We contribute to making Union County a joyful, welcoming, and thriving community.” Our core values are that we are trustworthy, service oriented, adaptive, and inclusive.
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.
United Way seeks to engage the entire community in our work without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender, gender identity and expression, disability, sexual orientation, veteran-status, familial status or socio-economic status. That commitment will be reflected in all aspects of United Way’s work – service delivery, staffing, and volunteer participation.
The YouthStop is an educational services center that provides free secondary and postsecondary academic services and work readiness preparation to youth ages 16-24 in Cherokee, Spartanburg, and Union Counties.