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Services at Phillis Wheatley Community Center




Mobile Health Clinic


Mental Health Counseling


Job Training


Returning Citizens Program

In addition the on-campus services at Phillis Wheatley Community Center, our Client Advocate is in close contact with our service partners to provide additional services off-campus:

  • Housing, rental assistance, and emergency shelters
  • Utility assistance
  • Financial counseling
  • Savings account match funding
  • Free GED tutoring and testing
    (ages 17 and up)
  • Free mental health counseling
  • Substance abuse treatment

Food Pantry

Phillis Wheatley Community Center’s Lower Campus has an emergency food pantry with non-perishable items for urgent food insecurity. It is open once per month to each individual or family during our regular operating hours 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. to anyone who needs it. We can also offer toiletries as donations allow.

Mobile Health Clinic 

The Prisma Mobile Health Clinic RV is located in our Lower Campus parking lot two days per month. All patients are welcome, including those using employer insurance, Medicare, Medicaid. Patients who are uninsured may also visit the Mobile Health Clinic. There is no appointment necessary, and no one is turned away regardless of ability to pay. risus.

Mental Health Counseling at Phillis Wheatley Community Center

Phillis Wheatley Community Center offers mental health counseling through our partners Innovation Counseling Services, LLC. A variety of our program participants receive mental health care provided by Innovation’s licensed clinical social workers (LISW-CP) and licensed professional counselors (LPC).

Innovation is flexible in meeting the scheduling needs of its clients and will accept evening and weekend appointments. They offer competitive rates for self-pay clients and accept Medicare, Medicaid, BlueCross BlueShield insurance.

Some common mental health support services provided are:

  • Phase of life
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief and loss counseling
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Geriatric therapy
  • Early stages of dementia
  • Assessments and screenings


Job Training at Phillis Wheatley Community Center

There are two job training programs located in Phillis Wheatley Community Center’s Upper Campus. Whether you are looking for general support and skills training or help reentering society after incarceration, one of these programs can help.

Goodwill Youth & Family Services Center

Phillis Wheatley Community Center is proud to be a Youth & Family Service Center in partnership with Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands South Carolina. This program provides a wide range of services, including:

  • GED Boot Camp
  • Certified nursing assistance training
  • GoodGuides youth mentoring
  • Financial stability courses
  • Work-readiness workshops
  • Career navigation and coaching
  • Tax preparation assistance


This program is administered by our partners at Goodwill. For more information, visit the Goodwill website.

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Quick Jobs

If you are an adult currently working or in between jobs, Greenville Technical College’s Quick Jobs program helps you obtain skills matching the needs of local business and industry. You will receive training and certifications that are specific to the skills needed for your new job. Most courses last three months or less. Some features and benefits of Quick Jobs are:
  • Classes with a real-world learning environment and hands-on experience.
  • Small classes taught by compassionate, experienced instructors who have knowledge of area employers.
  • Convenient class times and locations at an affordable price


For more information, contact Stephanie Sherman at stephanie.sherman@gvltec.edu or call.

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Returning Citizens Program

The Greenville Technical College Returning Citizens Program provides case management activities to remove barriers for citizens who are transitioning from the criminal justice system to productive lives within the community.

Services provided meet both immediate and longer-term needs. Evaluation and case management services help participants follow the best course of action and determine what is needed to overcome barriers. Re-entry education allows participants to overcome criminal backgrounds, learn skills that can enhance career readiness, gain conflict resolution, and anger management knowledge, and prepare to enter Greenville Technical College’s Quick Jobs program, which provides job skills, usually in 90 days or less. Alcohol and substance abuse support groups are available for those requiring this assistance.

This program is administered by our partners at Greenville Technical College.

For more information, Contact Sammie Stroud at (864) 250-8476.

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Service Partners

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