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South Carolina Department of Social Services

V. Susan Alford, State Director  

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Merry Eve G. Poole
County Director


Welcome to the Abbeville County DSS office web page!

Dum Spiro Spero" - While I breathe, I hope... SC State Motto

Contact Us

 Office Hours:

  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Abbeville County DSS
903 W. Greenwood St.
Abbeville, SC 29620


(864) 366-5481  Main
(864) 366-0045  Fax
(864) 366-5481, ext. 142  Foster Home Licensing
(864) 366-0045  SNAP/Family Independence (Fax)
(803) 515-1852  Adoptions
(864) 260-2250  Intensive Foster Care & Clinical Services

After Hours Reporting:

911  Local Calls
(864) 366-8451  Outside County Calls  


E-mail This Office


  • To Report Child or Adult Abuse and Neglect call your local county office:
  • For information on SNAP benefits, contact DSS CONNECT at 1-800-616-1309 or any local DSS office during normal business hours.
  • To report Vendor/Retailer/DSS Employee Fraud
  • Report State Agency Fraud (Office of the Inspector General)