Tricounty Family Ministries is a faith-based not-for-profit, ecumenical ministry providing food, clothing, medical care, counseling, transportation, shelter, financial assistance and other vital services to the less fortunate in the tricounty area. It offers a safe, compassionate, and inviting place for all people in need.
We offer a hand up rather than a hand out, bringing clients from a state of crisis to stability to self-sustaining members of the community.
_ We offer services to anyone in need and all are provided at no cost.
At least 96.8% of our budget goes directly to programs.
For additional information our 2013 IRS 990 is available here.
Post & Courier
Tricounty Family Ministries was recently featured in an article in the Post and Courier. Tricounty Family Ministries was founded in 1983 as Lutheran Social Services, It began as a soup kitchen and clothes closet. Since then, staff and volunteers have served more than 5 million meals, mostly to the low-income elderly, working poor and homeless. About 1,000 families have used its transitional housing to go from homelessness to self-sufficiency. The most recent article features our latest success story of turning around the lives of a woman and her three children.
View full article here.
Thank you to the hundreds of volunteers that made our Christmas brunch for clients a success! On Monday, December 22, 2014 1565 of Charleston's hungry enjoyed a wonderful hot brunch, providing all children with a toy, giving away coats and undergarments and much more!
Santa was on hand along with Christmas music and love of the season!
The Doctor is in
Tricounty Family Ministries is excited to announce the beginning of our newest endeavor, The Doctor Is In. Dr. Marshall and Mrs. Jennifer have volunteered to staff our primary health clinic. The 2nd and 4th Monday of each month they are available to see patients at no cost in our Healing Hands Ministry facility.