Adult Protective Services

The Adult Advocacy Division protects the health and welfare of elderly, disabled, and vulnerable adults. Adult Protective Services (APS) and the Domestic Violence Program are a part of this Division. The Division coordinates services to individuals who are 18 or older and are the victims of actual or potential abuse, neglect, self-neglect or exploitation.

 



 


As part of its reform efforts, SCDSS entered into a Final Settlement Agreement regarding the Michelle H., et.al. federal class action lawsuit and has committed to short-term, intermediate, and long-term systemic improvements for children in foster care.

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