Charleston County Contact Information

Darrell Morris

County Director

Office Hours:

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Administration Address:

Charleston County DSS
3366 Rivers Ave.
N. Charleston, SC 29405

Abuse and Neglect Reporting Hotline

1-888-CARE4US (1-888-227-3487)

Report suspected abuse of a child/ren or vulnerable adult.

You may remain anonymous.

24-Hour Hotline
(24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Report A SNAP/TANF Change

Telephone Numbers:

(843) 953-9400 Main
(855) 953-9400 Main Toll Free
(843) 953-9543 Director
(843) 953-9422 Child Protective Services
(800) 588-1543 Foster Home Licensing
(843) 953-9422 Adult Protective Services
(843) 953-9400 SNAP/Family Independence
(843) 953-9620 SNAP/Family Independence (Fax)
(843) 953-9700 Child Support Services
(800) 922-1518 Adoptions
(888) 854-4277 Lowcountry Region Kinship Care

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.

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.