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Charleston County Contact Information

Darrell Morris

County Director

Office Hours:

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Administration Address:


Charleston County DSS
Teddie Pryor Social Services Bldg.
3685 Rivers Ave., Suite 101
N. Charleston, SC 29405

Abuse and Neglect Reporting Hotline

To report known or suspected abuse or neglect of a child or vulnerable adult, call the SCDSS 24/7 Abuse & Neglect Reporting Hotline:

1-888-CARE4US or 1-888-227-3487

Report Abuse/Neglect Online

Apply for SNAP/TANF Benefits

View your SNAP/TANF Benefits

Report A SNAP/TANF Change

Child Support Customer Service Portal

Telephone Numbers:

(843) 953-9400 Main
(855) 953-9400 Main Toll Free
(843) 953-9543 Director
(843) 953-9620 Fax
(843) 953-9700 Child Support Services
(800) 588-1543 Foster Home Licensing
(888) 828-3555 Foster Home Licensing (Heartfelt Calling)
(800) 922-1518 Lowcountry Region Adoptions
(888) 854-4277 Lowcountry Region Kinship Care Coordinator

Submit SNAP/TANF verification information by fax or email:
(Must include SNAP/TANF case number.)

Email This Office

Please do not report abuse or neglect of a child or an adult through email. Use the intake number above to make an anonymous report.

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.