Ellett Brothers Resource Page

This page is dedicated to providing news and information that may assist the employees laid off from Ellett Brothers and their families as they transition into new jobs.
job fair
For potential employers interested in participating in the job fair please fill out the following form and send it to communications@chapinsc.com and director@chapinchamber.com .


July 25

12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Chapin Town Hall

157 NW Columbia Ave. Chapin, SC 29036

Resources for Assistance

Richland County Resource Guide
Lexington-Richland School District 5 Resource Guide

Job Fairs - Check out the SC Department of Employment and Workforce for upcoming events throughout SC.

Welvista is a non-profit organization that provides access to the uninsured to prescription medications thanks to partnerships with pharmaceutical companies that donate medications to bridge the gap for treatment of chronic illnesses.

South Carolina 2-1-1 is your one-stop resource for finding assistance in your local community. We keep a database of a wide variety of service providers including support groups, community clinics, counselors, shelters, food pantries, programs for seniors, and many more agencies in South Carolina. Call 2-1-1 any time--24 hours a day, 365 days a year--to link to vital services in your community. You can also reach 2-1-1 toll free at 1-866-892-9211. This service is free and is available in multiple languages.  http://www.sc211.org/

SC Thrive is a statewide nonprofit offering solutions to South Carolinians in need of resources but facing a multitude of barriers. We provide a variety of training and technology to other direct service organizations so they can more effectively help people access these resources. We meet people where they are in life, addressing their needs holistically to move them toward stability, then self- sustainability. SC Thrive focuses on food security, healthcare resources and financial wellness through work supports such as SNAP, Medicaid and tax credits, like the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credits. https://scthrive.org/
2211 Alpine Road Ext.
Columbia, SC 29223
800-726-8774

Chapin We Care Center was established in 1986 to work with families and individuals in the Chapin community facing emergencies in their basic living needs. They serve as an outreach ministry for churches in the Chapin, Little Mountain, Prosperity, Pomaria, Peak, and White Rock communities. Through the support of generous churches, local businesses, schools, and individuals we are making a difference in people's lives. http://www.chapinwecare.org/
1800 Chapin Road
Chapin, SC 29036
803-345-3244

The Cooperative Ministry provides crisis assistance.They also assist people to assess their health insurance needs. For information on other financial stability programs offered by Cooperative Ministry, visit their website - http://www.coopmin.org/
3821 W. Beltline Blvd.
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 799-3853 ext. 602

SC Help is a program managed by the SC State Housing Authority that provides assistance to qualified homeowners who are having a hard time paying their mortgage because of financial hardship. Visit  http://schelp.gov/ for more information including an eligibility screening tool. The website also includes general information about avoiding foreclosure.

SC Works created a State Dislocated Worker Unit that is responsible for providing “rapid response” employment assistance to employers and employees impacted by any permanent layoff or closure action affecting 50 or more employers. To contact DWU or for more information, please visit  https://scworks.org/rapid.asp

WellPartners Adult Dental and Eye Clinic/Children’s Dental Clinic offers dental and vision health services that provide preventive and restorative care to children and adults in Fairfield, Lexington, and Richland counties.
2000 Hampton Street
Suite 3145
Columbia, SC 29204

Adult Dental Clinic: 803-888-1690
Adult Eye Clinic: 803-888-1692
Children’s Dental Clinic : 803-888-1590

WellPartners Children's Dental Clinic (Lexington County)
Red Bank Crossing
1070 South Lake Drive, Suite B
Lexington, SC 29073
803-888-3270

The Free Medical Clinic provides quality health care, at no cost, to residents of the community who cannot pay for such services and who have no health insurance.

1875 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204
803-765-1503

Good Samaritan Clinic The Good Samaritan Clinic is a faith-based 501(c) (3) organization offering free health and dental care primarily to the Hispanic community

1808 Chapin Road
Chapin, SC 29036
Open second and fourth Thursdays of the month from 4 – 6 pm

7915 Old Percival Road
Columbia, SC 29223
803-467-8510

1316 Leaphart Road  
West Columbia, SC 29169
803-796-4484

Free Clinic of Newberry County Inc. serves the needs of Newberry County residents without access to professional healthcare due to lack of income or adequate health insurance.
2568 Kinard Street
Newberry, SC 29108
803-276-6665

Eau Claire Cooperative Health Centers, Inc. is a four-county, multiple-outlet, 50-provider primary care group serving families of all income levels. A sliding fee scale is available for families in economic distress and no one is denied care due to an inability to pay. The Cooperative remains true to its mission of service in the spirit of the Good Samaritan. http://www.ecchc.org/Locations
(866) 405-9438

“Bank On” Columbia initiative, funded by the City of Columbia, partners with financial institutions, local government and community organizations to help bring un-banked and under-banked residents back into the financial mainstream. The program also offers free financial literacy workshops. Future financial literacy workshops at the Richland Library (1431 Assembly St.): September 23rd, November 11th and January 20th from 10am until 12:45pm. For more information about “Bank On,” contact the City of Columbia’s Community Development office at (803) 545-3373.

ACA enrollment   Health Insurance Marketplace  http://signupsc.palmettoproject.org/our-partners