Active Certified Adoption Investigators

The active certified adoptions investigator list is approved providers in your area.  This list is updated quarterly. Please click here to see the list.

Please note the fees vary from each individual investigator.  Certified Investigators completing initial homes studies for DSS families cannot charge more than $15 per hour, 40 hours maximum for total of $600.00.  Investigators completing home study updates cannot charge more than 20 hours maximum for a total $300.00.



Child Welfare Services Transformation

Best Outcomes for Children and Families

Do you have a complaint regarding services being provided to a child by a state agency? Please submit your complaint by phone (1-800-206-1957) or an electronic submission form here with the South Carolina Department of Children's Advocacy.