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COVID-19: Resources for Students

This guide provides information on COVID-19 as it pertains to Greenville Technical College. Please visit frequently for updates.

Economic Resources

United Way of Greenville 2-1-1

  • Use the United Ways 2-1-1 line to gain access to human service agencies and community resources.  Just dial 211 to find information on housing and food assistance.

Caring Corner Food Pantry

  • Available by appointment.  Call (864) 483-4827

SNAP (Food Stamps Program) 

  • Provides financial assistance to people who need help purchasing groceries.  Use the link above to see if you qualify for assistance. 

South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce

  • SC Department of Employment and Workforce website will allow you to apply for unemployment insurance.

SC Child Care

  • DSS is offering child care assistance to parents who work for companies or government agencies deemed essential during this pandemic. 

Clemson Food and Service Map

  • The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences has created a Food Access Map as part of its efforts to aid Upstate residents facing food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic. The map includes nearly 400 providers across 10 counties complete with information on the type of assistance they provide as well as operating hours and availability.

 

Greenville County Schools

Greenville County Schools Destination Return to School Parent Resource Page:

  • Provides information on the upcoming 2021/2022 school year.

Greenville County Schools Food and Nutrition Services:

  • Due to USDA waiver, all students will receive free school meals during the 2021/2022 school year.  You can read more about this program in the link above.

 

Internet

60 Day Free Internet - Charter Spectrum Internet Support 

  • Provides a 60 day free Internet and WiFi offer for educators (K-12 teachers and college and university professors) who do not already have a Spectrum account.

Greenville County Library System Extend Free Wi-Fi

  • Greenville County Library system has extended Wi-Fi service to their parking areas at all 11 branch locations.

Podcasts About COVID-19 for Children Ages 5 to 12

Accessibility at GTC