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South Carolina Department of Social Services

V. Susan Alford, State Director  

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Kenneth McBride
County Director


Welcome to the Newberry County DSS office web page!

Contact Us

 Office Hours:

  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Newberry County DSS
2107 Wilson Rd.
Newberry, SC 29108

Mailing Address:

Newberry County DSS
PO Box 309
Newberry, SC 29108


(803) 321-2155  Main
(803) 321-2168  Fax
(888) 828-3555  Foster Home Licensing
(803) 321-2168  SNAP/Family Independence (Fax)
(803) 624-9125  Foster Home Monitoring
(803) 515-1852  Adoptions
(864) 260-2250  Intensive Foster Care & Clinical Services

After Hours Reporting:

(803) 321-2222  Newberry County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch  


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)