Assistance Areas

James Island Outreach is a member of the Human Needs Network.   In coordination with area public and private human services agencies, JIO, through volunteers and a paid part-time professional director, provides crisis relief and ongoing assistance for:

  • Emergency food, medicine, and utility assistance
  • Information and referrals

James Island Outreach Eligibility

James Island Outreach serves residents of James Island and Folly Beach. New clients need to bring in a picture ID, proof of residency (example: bill with name and address), last four numbers of your Social Security number and list of all members in your household along with their birth date and last 4 #s of their Social Security number. Client’s eligibility is based on USDA household financial income guidelines.

To determine supportive agencies in other areas, call 211. Specify your need and area zip code. Please call 843-762-3653 and leave a message.  Your call will be returned. Or e-mail us.

Facility Hours

  • Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday
  • 9:30 am to 11:30 am

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.