Education & Career Readiness

East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) is proud to support our neighbors who are striving to learn more and do more by furthering their education and career path. We offer a variety of programs that can open doors to many professional opportunities.

Vocational Rehabilitation

The SC Vocational Rehabilitation Department prepares and assists eligible South Carolina residents with disabilities to achieve and maintain competitive employment. Individualized services are provided throughout the state and may include:

  • Assessment for eligibility, career exploration, and planning for employment.
  • Disability management through counseling, therapies, treatments or assistive devices.
  • Training to enhance skills using instruction and work experiences at their location, or worksites or through educational partnerships.
  • Job search assistance to help find competitive employment and support once on the job.

You will need a referral from ECCO to obtain these services. Please call ECCO at (843) 849-9220 and let us help connect you with SC Vocational Rehab today.

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Palmetto Goodwill Career Opportunity Center

The following services are offered at Palmetto Goodwill’s Career Opportunity Center. ECCO is proud to partner with Goodwill to assist our neighbors with attaining gainful employment.

  • Assistance applying for unemployment & other resources
  • Help finding a job
  • Online training & professional certifications
  • Resume & interviewing help
  • Business resources

Palmetto Goodwill Career Opportunity Center
2150 Eagle Drive
North Charleston, SC 29406
843-566-0072, ext. 5815
Hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

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ECCO Computer Lab