Cherokee County Contact Information

Monita Dawkins

County Director

Office Hours:

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Address:

Cherokee County DSS
1434 N. Limestone St.
Gaffney, SC 29342

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

Child Support Customer Service Portal

Report A SNAP/TANF Change

Telephone Numbers:

(864) 487-2704 Main
(864) 487-2512 Fax
(864) 487-2704 SNAP/TANF
(888) 828-3555 Heartfelt Calling Foster Home Licensing
(864) 282-4730 Upstate Region Adoptions
(888) 839-0155 Upstate 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.


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.