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COVID-19 Resources for Students


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You are not alone! Our community and partners are actively sharing resources and tools to keep everyone informed, safe and healthy during this rapidly changing situation. This page serves as a catalog of those resources and will be updated frequently. If you come across a resource you’d like to share, please send info to tclnews@tcl.edu

Please continue to check www.tcl.edu/emergency for the latest college updates.

Employees, please check your email for employee-centric communications.


Medical Resources

Health & Safety Information

Wi-Fi Internet Access

Education

Entertainment

Exercise & Stress Relief

Food & Financial Assistance

  • Beaufort County Schools providing breakfast, lunch to children 18 and under. See details here.

Bluffton Self Help

Contact information: Call 843-757-8000 or complete a form on its website.

Food pantry: Bluffton Self Help is maintaining its current food distribution hours. Current clients with their BSH cards can pick up pre-bagged food once a week. Bluffton residents who aren’t already clients but who need food can call Bluffton Self Help’s main line to set up a time to pick up food. Staff or volunteers will bring the food to people’s vehicles.

COVID-19 Family Support Fund: This fund is designed to help people with lost wages during the virus outbreak and will go through the organization’s Financial Assistance Program (greater Bluffton/Okatie residents) and support mortgage/rental/utility assistance and food. Families needing financial assistance can access the application online www.blufftonselfhelp.org and drop off a completed application Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Interviews will be conducted via phone.

Emergency Financial Assistance: The organization is accepting only completed forms. The application is online. The newly created COVID-19 Family Support Fund has been set up to help people with lost wages and will go through the financial assistance program.

Education and Resource Center: The center continues business as usual. All classes are proceeding unless otherwise noted.

Deep Well Project on Hilton Head Island

Contact information: Call 843-785-2849 or complete a form on the website.

Food pantry: Although in-person shopping in the pantry is temporarily suspended, those in need can register for food assistance and have food from the pantry brought to their car. People can get food assistance only once per four weeks No special food orders are being accepted. Delivery will be available only in an extreme situation.

Emergency Financial Aid: Call to speak with a staff member about your situation 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Applicants will need to fill out a form.

Livable Housing Home repairs: New applications seeking help with repairs will not be accepted until at least May 1.

Furniture/appliance room: This room will be open Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 3 to 5 p.m. for those with vouchers.

VITA Free Income Tax Assistance: Help is offered on Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. as long as staff is available.

United Way of the Lowcountry

Contact information: Call 843-524-HELP (4357)

United Way of the Lowcountry’s HELPLINE: Residents in Beaufort and Jasper counties can speak with a trained specialist who can provide information and referrals to local resources and services.

JLKevents and DJ Trivia of the Lowcountry are teaming up

Contact information: Call 843-384-4748 or email info@jlkevents.com.

Have groceries (or other supplies) delivered: This company has had event cancellations because of coronavirus and is offering its team of workers, vehicles, and trailers to help deliver groceries or supplies “to anyone who feels like they should not go out and possibly expose themselves to any illnesses.”

  • Franciscan Center
    Pantry open 10:00 – Noon , Tues and Thursday.
    85 Mattis Dr, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920,(843) 838-3924
  • Sandalwood Food Pantry
    Tuesday and Friday 11:30 – 1:30 PM. No longer need approval and/or filling out forms until April 30, 2020. Staff will pack all bags and take out to client.
    114 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC 29920, (843) 645-0935