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V. Susan Alford, State Director  

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Meet the South Carolina Kids

There are many South Carolina children waiting to be part of a family. Thank you for visiting South Carolina's photolisting website to learn more about the waiting children. Some of the children have special educational, emotional or medical needs; this information is confidential and does not appear in the children's descriptions. More detailed information about the children can be shared with adoptive parents as they are completing the adoption preparation process.

To Meet The Kids:

  • There are two ways to view South Carolina's waiting children. You may Browse through a list of all South Carolina's waiting children or create a Search to define the profile of children you would like to adopt.
  • Write down the name and identifying number of the child(ren) about whom you would like more information.
  • Visit the Adoption section of our website to learn about adoption in South Carolina.
  • Call 1-800-922-2504.
  • Visit HeartGallery-South Carolina to view children eligible for adoption in South Carolina.
  • Visit to view a national photolisting of waiting children.

Regional Office Contact Information:

Region I Division of Adoption Services
714 N. Pleasantburg Dr.
Greenville, SC 29607
Phone: (800) 868-6595

Region II Division of Adoption Services
2638 Two Notch Rd., Suite 200
Columbia, SC 29204
Phone: (888) 711-7095

Region III Division of Adoption Services
3346 Rivers Ave., Suite F
N. Charleston, SC 29405
Phone: (800) 922-1518

Region IV Division of Adoption Services
181 East Evans St.
Florence Business and Technology Center-112
Florence, SC 29506
Phone: (800) 763-6637

Region V (Laurens) Division of Adoption Services
93 Human Services Road
Clinton, SC 29325
Phone: (864) 833-0100

Region V (Orangeburg) Division of Adoption Services
2570 St. Matthews Rd
Orangeburg, SC 29116
Phone: (803) 515-1852


  • 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)