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The best tool to find services and resources in South Carolina for older adults and adults with disabilities is SCAccess. A general discussion of varied topics and services related to the the elderly and disabled can be found in our Learn About section. The Contact Information Page also has a lot of phone numbers and addresses.

Alzheimer's Resource Coordination Center Brochure
Avoiding Financial Exploitation Brochure
Be Smart Booklet
Bill of Rights Brochure
Emergency Rental Assistance Brochure
Family Caregiver Support Program Brochure
I-CARE Brochure
LGOA Programs Flyer
LGOA Senior Resources Brochure
Long Term Care Ombudsman Program Brochure
Savvy Saving Seniors scams toolkit
SC Access Brochure

Acronyms and Links
Agency, Program and Service Related Acronyms
Focusing on those related to aging
Condition and Disease Related Acronyms
Focusing on those related to aging and the disabled
Aging Related Links
Condition, Disease and Syndrome Related Links
Disability Related Links
Other Helpful Links

Benefits Check-up and Screening Tools
Assisted Living Facility Comprehensive Guide and Checklist for Consumers
"The ALFA Guide to Choosing an Assisted Living Residence" is a free small 8 page (150KB pdf file) pamphlet that includes care and service strategies to consider when viewing assisted living communities.
Benefits Check-up
Fill out questionnaire to get a fairly comprehensive list of potential benefits you might be able to receive
The Benefit Bank can help you with finding and applying for benefits.
The Elderly Simplified Food Stamp Application is also available.

Compare the various types of providers in your area
Home Health Agencies
Nursing Home Compare by Medicare
South Carolina Nursing Home Bed Locator
Dialysis Facilities

Food Stamp Calculator
Short, quick calculator to help determine your potential to receive food stamps
Reverse Mortgage Calculator
Online calculator to help determine the benefits and costs of s reverse mortgage. This calculator allows seniors to calculate benefits under three types of programs, including the federally insured home equity conversion mortgage.

Forms and Applications
Hunting and Fishing License
This links directly to the SC Department of Natural Resources (small 90KB pdf file). This is a lifetime license application. The fishing license is free for the disabled and those 64 and older
Handicapped License Plate/Placard
This links directly to the SC Department of Motor Vehicle's form (small 30KB pdf file)
Free online listing of apartments for rent operated by the SC Housing Authority

Logo File
Office on Aging logo at 900dpi (Very large 12MB)

  • 1301 Gervais Street, Suite 350, Columbia, SC 29201
  • Local: (803) 734-9900
  • Toll Free: 1-800-868-9095