Contact DSS

 To report abuse or neglect, select a county from below

 

DSS State Office

 

 

Street Address 

South Carolina Department of Social Services
1535 Confederate Avenue
Columbia, SC 29201-1915 

 

Mailing Address

South Carolina Department of Social Services
P.O. Box 1520
Columbia, SC 29202-1520

 

Telephone Numbers 

TANF/SNAP, Client Services
(Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)
(800) 616-1309
General Information/Constituent Services
ConstituentServices@dss.sc.gov
(803) 898-7601
Office of the State Director (803) 898-7360
Office of General Counsel (803) 898-7368
Communications and Legislative Affairs:
Karen Wingo
(803) 898-8030
Media Calls (803) 898-7602
Americans with Disabilities Coordinator:
Lynn McLendon
(803) 898-8080
DSS Employment dsscareers.org
SC State Employment jobs.sc.gov

 

Emergency Hotlines & Toll Free Numbers 

Abuse & Neglect Select County From List
Financial Fraud (Vendor/Retailer/DSS Employee) (800) 694-8518
Adoption & Birth Parent Services (800) 922-2504
Children’s Helpline (for foster children) and Out of Home Abuse and Neglect (OHAN) (800) 645-9789
Child Abuse Hotline (National) (800) 422-4453
Child Support Services (800) 768-5858
DAODAS (803) 896-5555
Emergency Information System (803) 898-7851
First Nine Careline (Prenatal Care Information) (800) 868-0404
Individual & Provider Rights / HIPAA (800) 311-7220
Medicaid (888) 549-0820
Palmetto AIDS Life Support Service (PALSS) (800) 922-7319
Parents Anonymous 24-Hour Hotline (800) 326-8621
Sistercare Hotline (800) 637-7606
Women, Infants & Children (800) 868-0404