Available Help


For those in need

We are fortunate in Florence to have many non-profits to care for those in need.





If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking daily food, and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and filled,” without giving them the things needed for the body, what good is that?
— James 2:15-16


The House of Hope of the Pee Dee offers housing in a variety of ways.  The Courtney McGinnis Graham Community Shelter is available to men, women and children for emergency overnight shelter.  Open 365 days a year, this low-barrier shelter offers check-in from 4:00-7:00 at 535 S. Church Street. For more information call 843-731-9315.

The Men’s Shelter is a long-term transitional shelter for life-recovery. 
Intake is available from 11:30-3:00 Monday through Friday, at 1020 W. Darlington Street.  For more information call 843-667-9000.

In 2021, the House of Hope will open tiny homes for additional long-term transitional housing for women and children.  All potential residents will be accepted through case management at the community shelter.

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Where to find food in Florence

For he satisfies the thirsty
and fills the hungry with good things.

— Psalm 107:9


Manna House is a 501(c)3 Public Charity that provides prepared food to those in need. They are open Monday through Friday for breakfast and lunch, from 8-12:30.  Some additional food products are also available for weekend meals. For more information call 843-667-6077

Harvest Hope Food Bank is a 501(c)3 Public Charity that provides food through their partner food distributors.  To find a food pantry near you got to www.harvesthope.org and use their search tool.
For more information call 843-661-0826.

I was sick and you cared for me
— Matthew 25:36


Mercy Medicine Free Clinic has been serving Florence and Williamsburg counties for more than 24 years. They provide free medical assistance to low income, uninsured adults without healthcare benefits. Their goal is to maintain a free medical clinic founded on the Christian principles of love, faith and compassion.  For more information visit their web page at mercymedicine.org or call 843-667-9947.

Offering Medical and Dental to the underserved

What Else do you need?

Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.
— Romans 12:12



Other Help

Lighthouse Ministries is a faith-based nonprofit that provides assistance to Florence County residents in financial crisis. They offer assistance through help with bills, prescription medications, travel assistance, and through a variety of programs that target unique needs in our community. Visit their website at lighthouseflorence.org or call 843-629-0830.