Cherokee County Contact Information

Monita Dawkins

County Director

Office Hours:

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM


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

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: Monday - Friday

(8:30am Monday – 8:30am Saturday)

Weekend Reporting:

(864) 487-2747 Cherokee County Fire Department

911 Child and Adult Protective Services

Report A SNAP/TANF Change

Telephone Numbers:

(864) 487-2704 Main
(864) 487-2512 Fax
(888) 828-3555 Heartfelt Calling Foster Home Licensing
(864) 487-2704 SNAP/Family Independence

(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.

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.