Financial Assistance Inquiry

How We Help

Each year, ECCO provides help to hundreds of individuals facing unforeseen hardship situations through our Financial Assistance program. Whether you’re facing an illness, vulnerable to losing your home, unemployed, or simply unable to make ends meet, we are here to provide guidance and resources when you’re facing emergency financial assistance.

Assistance is available to ECCO clients living or working in our 10 zip codes in Charleston and Berkeley counties. Clients may be eligible to receive assistance with:

  • Utility bills (electric, water, gas)
  • Monthly rent payment
  • Mortgage payment

ECCO Client? Please fill out this inquiry form and one of our Client Navigators will follow up with you within five business days.

Not a client? Click here to complete our online Client Eligibility Form.

Contact Us

Main ECCO Phone:
(843) 849-9220


Service Hours

Monday – Thursday
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Friday – by appointment only

Apply For Assistance Here!

    Are you a current ECCO client?*

    What bill are you seeking assistance with?*

    Please attach the bill you are seeking assistance with:

    Which of the following best describes what has caused you to apply for financial assistance?"*

    If available, please attach documents/files that support your request for assistance (receipt from unexpected expense, loss of income from employer, etc.