Our Services

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Providing a Pathway of Restoration to the Homeless.

Greenwood Pathway House is the only homeless ministry that provides trauma-informed services for children and adults in the seven counties of the Lakelands Region.

We work to overcome homelessness, one person at a time. Using a wholistic approach, we address the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of our clients while connecting them with the resources that they need for stability and self-sufficiency.

In the Last 4 Years:

1356

Men, women & children helped

406

Clients moved into housing

430

Clients obtained employment

206

Clients entered drug and alcohol addiction programs

We Serve Individuals from the Following South Carolina Locations:

  • Greenwood County
  • Abbeville County
  • McCormick County
  • Edgefield County
  • Saluda County
  • Laurens County
  • Newberry County

If you are not in our seven-county service area, please contact another shelter for help. Due to limited bed availability, we are unable to help individuals who are not in our service area.

Men's Homeless Shelter

Barrack For Men

A 35-bed open bay facility for homeless men that provides a safe place to stay and the support needed to overcome homelessness. We provide housing, food, case management, faith development training, access to medical services, and laundry facilities for all our male clients.

To get help in our men's shelter click here.

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Dormitory For Women And Mothers With Children

A 16-bed facility with 12 beds for women and 4 beds for children that offers a safe place to stay while they focus on rebuilding their lives. The women's dormitory has two women per room and two rooms share a bathroom. The two-family rooms can accommodate a mother with up to three children. We provide housing, food, case management, faith development training, access to medical services, and laundry facilities for all our female clients.

To get help in our women's shelter click here.

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Pathway Village

We are currently building a village of cottages to meet the needs of homeless families in our area. These cottages will allow us to take families, mothers with more than 3 children, men with children, and mothers with teenage boys. The village will also have a Hub Building that serves as a central dining facility and activity center for the families.

We would greatly appreciate your prayer support as we build the village and implement plans to meet the needs of all these families.

Cold Weather Homeless Shelter

Cold Weather Shelter

We provide cold weather shelter from November 1st to March 31st when temperatures are forecast to drop below 40 degrees. Cold weather shelter is open for men, women, and children from 7:00 pm to 7:00 am.

To get help in our cold weather shelter click here.

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Basic Work Skills Programs

We offer five different basic work skills programs for our clients. Our on-campus programs helps clients learn work skills, coping skills and gain valuable experience in Production, Retail, Food Service, Management and Office environments.

Clients that successfully participate in our on-campus programs become eligible to enroll in the Ready to Work Program at Piedmont Technical College. Clients graduating from the Ready to Work Program earn a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, OSHA Training Certification, and a Forklift Operator Certification.

Clients who complete both phases of the program are typically hired within ten days for higher paying jobs that allow them to afford local housing and earn enough to lift themselves and their families out of poverty.

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Trauma Healing Programs

Our Trauma Healing Programs encourages the adoption and practice of healthy behaviors that support the mental and physical well-being of homeless individuals who have experienced trauma.

The Protective Factors Program develop assets and skills that reduce the effects of trauma and create opportunities for clients to rebuild personal control.

The Homeless Art Therapy Program uses art as a catalyst for healing and therapy.

The Trauma Healing Courses are faith-based courses that empower people to overcome trauma.

Our Trauma Healing Programs are only available for clients staying at the Pathway House.

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What We Do NOT Provide:

  • We are NOT a recovery program
  • We are NOT a detox facility
  • We are NOT a medical facility
  • We are NOT a mental health facility
  • We do NOT provide childcare

We offer a safe place to stay and the support needed to transition from life on the streets to ongoing self-sufficiency.