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Recommended Reading List

If you know me at all, you know that I love to read. Over the last several months, my reading has been focused on the broad subject of poverty. Within this area, there are many types of books that range […]

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Online Edition (version 1.95)

Version 1.95 of our Online Community Resource Guide includes a few new features as of February 2022. The Online edition offers additional resources along with features that take advantage of using the internet. As you might expect, you can search […]

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AIM’s Covid Relief Fund Begins

AIM (Anderson Interfaith Ministries) of Anderson County is managing a program called the Covid Relief Fund (CRF). The CRF is designed to help residents of Anderson County that need help with rent and utility payments due to Covid-19. Use your […]

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2020 Self-Sufficiency Standard

We’re excited to provide a link to the 2020 Self-Sufficiency Standard for South Carolina. Here are a few snippets to get your interest: The Self-Sufficiency Standard is a measure of income adequacy that is based on the costs of basic […]

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Online Edition (version 1.1)

Version 1.1 of our Online Community Resource Guide has been out for a while, but not everyone knows about the features and what we’re trying to accomplish with this tool. The Online edition offers additional resources along with features that […]

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What is Addiction?

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) updated its definition of addiction in October of 2019. The new definition takes into account the complex biological, social, psychological and environmental aspects of the disease in an attempt to help others better […]

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Limited Affordable Housing

Our county’s affordable housing has limited availability: there are only 22% of the subsidized rental housing units needed for low-income renters (SC Housing Needs Assessment 2019); further, 45.4% of Anderson County’s housing stock is considered functionally obsolete and represents a […]