Chartered in 1965

Waccamaw Economic Opportunity Council, Inc. is a non-profit Community Action Agency serving economically disadvantaged individuals and families residing within Horry, Georgetown and Williamsburg Counties with widely recognized programs that include:

  • Community Services Block Grants (CSBG)

  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Programs (LIHEAP)

  • Head Start

  • Early Head Start

  • Summer Foods

  • Weatherization Services

During its first 50 years, the organization and its affiliates have served over a half-million residents in the tri-county area, and its programs have boosted the economy in Horry, Georgetown, and Williamsburg counties by an estimated $250 Million Dollars in direct assistance, with an economic impact of more than $1.25 Billion.