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V. Susan Alford, State Director  

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Sumter

Maggie McDonald
County Director





Welcome

Welcome to the Sumter County DSS office web page!

Service before Self

Contact Us

 Office Hours:

  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Address:

Sumter County DSS
105 N. Magnolia St.
Sumter, SC 29151

Telephone:

(803) 773-5531  Main
(803) 778-2058  Fax
(888) 828-3555  Inquiries on becoming a Foster Parent- Heartfelt Calling
(803) 778-2058  SNAP/Family Independence (Fax)
(800) 763-6637  Adoptions
(803) 773-0148  Intensive Foster Care & Clinical Services - Main

(803) 778-5900  Intensive Foster Care & Clinical Services - Fax
(843) 413-6465  Resource Family Unit/Foster Home - Main
(877) 670-3576  Resource Family Unit/Foster Home - Toll Free
(843) 661-4750  Child Support Services - Main
(800) 768-5858  Child Support Services - Toll-Free
(843) 661-6623  Child Care Services - Main
(800) 556-7445  Child Care Services - Toll-Free
(800) 616-1309  SNAP/FI (TANF) Services
(843) 731-1192  Alternative Caregiver Liaison - Mobile
(843) 413-6465  Alternative Caregiver Liaison - Main
(800) 854-4317  Alternative Caregiver Liaison - Toll-Free

After Hours Reporting:

(803) 775-2273  24 hour Hotline - Child/Adult Abuse & Neglect
911   Sumter County Law Enforcement
(803) 436-2790  Outside of Sumter County  

E-Mail:

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Hotlines

  • 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)