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South Carolina Department of Social Services

V. Susan Alford, State Director  

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Tammy Allen
County Director


Welcome to the Oconee County DSS office web page!

Contact Us

 Office Hours:

  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Oconee County DSS
223A Kenneth St.
Walhalla, SC 29691


(864) 638-4400  Main
(864) 638-4444  Fax
(888) 828-3555  Foster Home Licensing (Heartfelt Calling)
(864) 638-4444  SNAP/Family Independence (Fax)
(800) 868-6595  Adoptions
(864) 260-2250  Intensive Foster Care & Clinical Services

After Hours Reporting:

(864) 638-4111  Oconee County Sheriff’s Office  


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)