Barnwell County Contact Information

Ethel Milhouse-Williams

County Director

Office Hours:

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Physical Address:

Barnwell County DSS
10913 Ellenton St.
Barnwell, SC 29812

Mailing Address:

Barnwell County DSS
P.O. Box 1306
Barnwell, SC 29812

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:

(803) 541-1200 Main
(803) 541-1219 Director
(803) 541-1238 Human Services
(803) 541-1227 SNAP/Family Independence
(803) 622-0631 Foster Family and Licensing Support
(803) 515-1852 Adoptions

(803) 898-2084 Midlands 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.