Due to Hurricane Ian, some SC Works centers across the state will be temporarily closed or have reduced hours of operation in the upcoming days.  Please click here to see if your local center is closed.


The Connection Points Expansion Grant application cycle has been extended through October 14! Click here to find out more information and how to apply.

Jobseeker Resources

There are many details that have to be organized and prepared in order for an individual to find and maintain a job. Below are some additional services that might provide assistance to employment.


Different companies require different types of documentation for the hiring process. Below are links to organizations that can help with some of the most commonly requested information.


Getting to and from work is a critical part of the job search process. There are multiple options around the state to support working individuals. Visit your local SC Works center for transportation options and assistance or click the links below to find transportation in your area.


S.C. Department of Transportation
Provides a map of public transit providers
throughout the state. Each link will take you
to local information.


Discover South Carolina
A list of public transportation resources
sorted by area.


Lowcountry Go
Connects people with solutions and
supports carpools, vanpools, public transit,
walking, biking and emergency rides
home for individuals in the Trident region.


South Carolina Information Highway
is a comprehensive directory of South
Carolina information on the internet, including
a list of statewide transportation options.


For families on the go, Need-A-Lift
provides safe, reliable and trusted
transportation in South Carolina’s
Midlands region and surrounding areas.
They also serve schools, government
agencies, non-profits, other places of
employment and more.


Offers transportation options by
type and then users can sort by
zip code, best match or alphabetically.

Hand holding car icon for Transportation Network option

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Icon of Van for Rideshare transportation option

Transportation Network Companies
Transportation network companies
(TNCs) like Uber and Lyft match drivers
with passengers who request rides
through smartphone applications. Lyft, in
certainregions, allows you to view nearby
bus schedules in the app or schedule
rides up to 7 days in advance. 

Waze Carpool
A carpooling smartphone application in
which a driver can be paired with a rider
going in a similar direction, allowing people
to save time and money. Other carpools
can be found through informal means,
such as talking with friends, family
and colleagues.

Enterprise Rideshare
Offers vanpool commuting options,
ideal for groups of people traveling to
work, in which commuters will split the
driving plus the cost of maintenance,
insurance and fuel.

AARP Ride@50+ Live Link


AARP Ride@50+ 
Your one-stop-shop for booking
transportation easily and affordably
in Richland and Lexington counties
using the AARP Ride@50+ Program
powered by Feonix-Mobility Rising.
Open to all ages, AARP membership
not required.Low cost volunteer
drivers available through this program.

Transportation Planning Aid 
This aid will assist with the analysis of an individual’s access to transportation,
while also increasing awareness of additional transportation options.


Consistent and reliable childcare is in integral part of job success. Visit your local SC Works center or click the links below to find a service or assistance to help you ensure your family is taken care of while you are at work.

First Steps

First Five South Carolina
Connecting families with South Carolina's
public services for young children such as
child care, early education and food assistance.
Check your eligibility for over 40 services.


SC Voucher
Offered through the S.C. Department of
Social Services, the SC Voucher makes
payments to child care providers to care for
children from low-income families so their
parents can work.

Workplace Accommodations

If you have a disability and need accommodations in the workplace or services and programs to help with the job search process, contact your local SC Works center to discuss solutions or explore the programs of the organization listed below for more information and assistance.




S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation
Vocational Rehabilitation prepares
and assists eligible South Carolinians
with disabilities to achieve and maintain
competitive employment

S.C. Commission for the Blind
The S.C. Commission for the Blind
helps blind and visually impaired
residents of our state gain independence
and take advantage of opportunities for
financial advancement.

Able SC
Able South Carolina (Able SC) is a
Center for Independent Living (CIL) –
a consumer-controlled, community-based,
cross-disability nonprofit that provides an
array of independent living services to
people of all ages with all types of disabilities.


Offers disability services by type
and then users can sort by zip code,
best match or alphabetically.


A comprehensive directory of South
Carolina information on the internet
with a list of statewide resources for
individuals with disabilities.

Additional Resources



A service connecting of people to help
in their local community, including supportive
services such as housing, food and clothing.
To get help, you can click the link to search
for a local resource or simply call 2-1-1.


Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
People who are working and need help
to stretch their income to purchase food
may also be eligible for SNAP benefits as
well as those receiving Social Security
benefits,child support or unemployment.


Temporary Assistance for
Needy Families (TANF)

Low-income families, may be eligible for
these services, and families enrolled in the
program are offered employment training and
placement, childcare and transportation while
in employment training, and a monthly stipend
all designed to help parents get back to work
and maintain self-sufficiency. 

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