South Carolina Department of Social Services - Charleston County

Address

3366 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29405

(843) 953-9400

dss.sc.gov

AKA:

Charleston DSS

Description:

Agency provides:
*adult protective services
*children's protective services
*child care expense assistance (advocates for better care (ABC) child care program
*family law (adoption services and foster care services)
*food stamps/SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
*safe havens for abandoned newborns (Daniel's Law)
*summer food service programs
*TANF applications
*business registration/licensing(Home and Group Home Licensing)
*childcare services licensing

Hours:

Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Intake Process:

Call

Program Fees:

None

Eligibility:

Charleston County residents

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

September 15, 2022

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

3366 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29405

Contacts

Darrell Morris

Primary Contact

County Director

Youth and Young Adult Corner

Join or Inquire about the program

IndependentLiving@dss.sc.gov

Phone Numbers

Main Number and SNAP

(843) 953-9400

Abuse and Neglect Reporting Hotline - 24/7

(888) 227-3487

Adoptions

(800) 922-1518

Adult and Child Protective Services

(843) 953-9422

Child Care Licensing - Lowcountry

(843) 953-9780

Child Support Services

(843) 952-9700

Fax (SNAP)

(843) 953-9620

Foster Home Licensing

(800) 588-1543

Lowcountry Region Kinship Care

(888) 854-4277

Legal Status:

Governmental

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