Available Resources

Those looking for information on assistance should call United Way of the Lowcounty’s HELPLINE at 843-524-HELP(4357).
UWLC is working with Beaufort County’s Alliance for Human Services to address the needs of people in our community.  Through the United Way of the Lowcountry’s HELPLINE, we will be assisting residents and providing referrals to those with unmet needs as a result of Hurricane Matthew including food, clothing, shelter and other needs.


North of the Broad:

Food Pantries

  • Community Bible Church 

Hours:  Wed. & Thurs. 1:00 – 3:30 pm;  Sat. 10:00 – 12:30 pm

658 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort, SC  29906


  • HELP of Beaufort:

Hours:  9:30 – 12:30 pm, Mon.-Friday

1910 Baggett St., Beaufort, SC

Phone:  843-524-1223

  • Our Lady’s Pantry:

Hours:  11:00 – 2:30 pm, Mon.-Friday

30 Carolyn Dr.

Phone:  843-524-2179

South of the Broad:

Food Pantries in Bluffton 

Bluffton Self Help 

Thursday hours: 10 – 5
Friday hours: 10 – 5
Saturday hours: 10 – 2

Food Pantries in Hilton Head

  • Deep Well:  Must show proof of HH residency.  On-site shopping is available Mon-Friday from 9:30am to 12:00 pm by appointment only.  If you are incapable of getting to the location, next-day home deliveries are available by appointment.  Phone:  843-785-2849

Food Pantries in Bluffton

  • Bluffton Self Help:  Regular hours are Tues., Wed. & Fri., 9:30-12:00 pm; and Wed., 4:00-6:00pm.

Sheridan Park Circle;  Phone:  843-757-8000

  • Church of the Cross:

Hours:  9:30-11:00am, Tuesday

53 Persimmon St., Bluffton, SC

Phone:  843-757-2661


Jasper County

Food Pantries 

  • Unity Glorious Church of Jesus Christ:

25382 Whyte Hardee Blvd., Hardeeville, SC

Hours:  Thursdays, 11:00 to 1:00 pm

  • Creative Church:

1293 Plantation Dr., Hardeeville, SC

Hours:  2nd and 4th Saturday each month


  • Agape:

5855 S. Okatie Hwy., Hardeeville, SC

Hours:  Wednesdays & Saturdays, 10:00 to 2:00 pm

Will take emergencies by appointment

  • St. Steven’s Church:                                                                                        

Hours:  Monday and Thursday, 9:00 to 1:00 pm

Emergency Contact:  843-726-3077




Hearts & Hands – http://heartsandhandsrecovery.org/  FREE Hurricane Matthew HOME CLEANUP HOTLINE AVAILABLE Call 1-800-451-1954 for free help from local relief. ONLY FOR DEBRIS REMOVAL.  They are approved for disaster recovery for debris removal for trees on homes, clearing driveways.

PRIVATE WELL ASSISTANCE: SC Residents who need private well assistance should call 803-898-4312. DHEC has temporarily waived all fees associated with this assistance.

Bluffton Area

Samaritan’s Purse helping those in need of flood/water damage, tree removal, and temporary roof repairs.  The number to call for assistance is: (843) 295-2408.



FEMA:  Individuals can go online and start application process at www.disasterassistance.gov.


Volunteers: Go to United Way of the Lowcountry website –  www.uwlowcountry.org and click on “Volunteer” page for opportunities.

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