Richland County Contact Information

Terri Thompson


Office Hours:

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Richland County DSS
3220 Two Notch Rd.
Columbia, SC 29204

Eastover Branch Office:

Richland County DSS
120 Clarkson St.
Eastover, SC 29044

Abuse and Neglect Reporting Hotline

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

Dial the Hotline between 8:30am – 1:00am to report

suspected abuse of a child/ren or vulnerable adult.

You may remain anonymous.

After Hours Reporting:

(803) 714-7444 Richland County DSS office

Report A SNAP/TANF Change

Telephone Numbers:

(803) 714-7300  Main
(803) 714-7301  General Information Fax
(803) 714-7435  Foster Home Licensing
(803) 714-7616  SNAP/Family Independence (Fax)
(803) 353-3295  Eastover Office
(888) 711-7095  Adoptions 
(888) 839-0159  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.