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Coastal Connections Clients

Coastal Connections

Who We Serve

Coastal Connections will consult with anyone who needs assistance with essential life needs due to various circumstances. There are no prerequisites to a consultation and our resource allocation services.

Areas of Assistance 

Affordable Health Care

  • Free medical clinics
  • Referral to the Healthy Outcome Program (HOP) or Access Health (if applicable)

Food Assistance

  • Referrals to those who can help with SNAP enrollment
  • Referrals to local soup kitchens and food pantries

Utility Assistance & Income Support

  • Referrals to those who can help with financial counseling
  • Referrals to organizations that can assess financial situations and help pay bills (if qualified)

Housing Search

  • Referrals to housing shelters and low-income apartments
  • Referrals to organizations that can assess individual needs and help you find the best housing

Employment

  • Referrals to different agencies for job and life skills training
  • Referrals to GED courses
  • Referrals to agencies to do job matching

Transportation

  • Referrals for reduced cost public transportation (if qualified)
  • Referrals to transportation services for medical appointments

Clothing/Home Goods

  • Referrals to clothing pantries and discounted clothing stores
  • Goodwill vouchers
  • Referrals to furniture banks, if qualified

Child Care Resources

  • Referrals to affordable child care centers

Other Assistance

  • Coastal Connections' patient advocates will do any research in order to fulfill a client's needs that can be solved through community resources

Our volunteers visit patients University Hospital, Ashley River Tower, and the Children’s Hospital. They will also contact patients or referrals over the phone.