Helping Center


at First Baptist Church Spartanburg

The Helping Center at First Baptist Spartanburg serves our community in several different ways. We help provide all those in need with food and clothing. We also help in a limited way with rent, power bills, water bills and medications. Everyone who visits the Helping Center has the opportunity to hear the gospel presented to fill their ultimate need for a relationship with Jesus Christ.


Location & Hours of Operation

Helping Center

of First Baptist Spartanburg

174 North Dean Street

Spartanburg, SC  29302


Information Line:  (864) 596-4109


Monday  9 am - 12 pm   Assistance given with food, clothing, utilities, & rent


Weds & Fri  9am - 12 pm  Food & clothing only



Assistance Given

Assistance with food and clothing will be available Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  Limited financial assistance for rent, utility bills, and medication, will be available on Mondays only.  Written documentation is required for all financial assistance, including a note from a landlord for rent and a new prescription for medications.    

Where To Go

For food, financial assistance, and men’s clothing, please enter through the lower-back entrance.
For women’s clothing, children’s clothing, and household items, please enter through the upper-front entrance.

How You Can Help


Pray for the clients who come to the Helping Center in search of basic needs. Pray that they would find their ultimate need in a relationship with Jesus Christ.

Pray for the volunteers who work faithfully to ensure that everyone who comes is treated with dignity and respect. Pray that they would have the opportunity to share Christ.


Donation box: You can donate your used, good condition clothing at our donation box which is located outside the West (Gym) Entrance of the main building.

Financially: You can give by writing a check made payable to First Baptist Church with the words "Helping Center" in the memo line. 


Volunteers are what make this ministry run. Pray about helping with this ministry to our neighbors right here in Spartanburg.  If you are interested in more information about serving in this wonderful ministry, email us at