Upstate Familyt Resource Center

Harvest Family Ministries


Harvest Family Ministries is a program of the Upstate Family Resource Center that provides initial emergency assistance.  

 

If you live in Spartanburg County School Districts 1 or 2 and need assistance with:

  • Food

  • Diapers

  • Household items

  • Limited financial assistance

  • Or something else we may be able to assist you with


Please call to make an appointment: 864-478-6013 ext. +1

Contact PASOs: 864-342-2026


Appointments are available:

  • For Financial Assistance:

    • Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • ​For Food Assistance​​:

    • Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

 

Click the following link to print and complete your application: HFM Application


The entrance to HFM can be found at the back of the property. Please follow these directions: 


From Old Furnace Road, turn onto Blalock Road. Take the first street to the left (Mills Gate) and then take a right at the first drive. The entrance to the office is the last door.


To view the up-to-date list of in-kind items required by Harvest Family Ministries, please click the following link here.


 

FAQ's

1. FAQ's
Why work with families?
  • Precursors of juvenile crime, truancy, and behavior problems related to family factors include poor parental monitoring, absence of effective parenting skills, high frequency of family transitions including father absence, a history of criminality in the family, and lack of parental involvement and appreciation for education and school failure.
Why a multiple family group model?
  • Traditional methods of rehabilitation have not been shown to be effective in preventing recidivism.
  • Group processes are effective in reaching families who distrust professional systems.
  • Family group interventions can change behaviors within the family that may contribute to juvenile delinquency.
  • Power of the group provides validation and hope.

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