South Carolina Department of Social Services - Dorchester County

Address

216 Orangeburg RD
Summerville, SC 29483

(843) 821-0444

www.dss.sc.gov/contact/low-country-region/dorchester/

AKA:

Dorchester DSS

Description:

Agency provides:
*Adult protective services
*Home and Group Home Licensing
*Child care expense assistance - ABC child care program
*Children's protective services
*Adoption services and foster care services
*Benefits Screenings & Applications - SNAP & TANF
*Safe havens for abandoned newborns
*Summer food service programs

Hours:

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

Intake Process:

Call, walk-in or apply for Benefits online

Program Fees:

None

Languages:

Spanish services available

Eligibility:

Residents of Dorchester County

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

June 30, 2022

Address Listings

Physical

201 Johnston St
Saint George, SC 29477

Physical (Primary)

216 Orangeburg RD
Summerville, SC 29483

Phone Numbers

Main Number

(843) 821-0444

Abuse and Neglect Reporting Hotline - 24/7

(888) 227-3487

Main Number - St. George Location

(843) 563-9524

Legal Status:

Governmental

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