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Notice of Abandonment -- Greenwood

July 3, 2019 - Medical Professionals at Self-Regional Hospital in Greenwood County received an infant July 3, 2019, under Daniel’s Law.

The white baby boy was born on July 3, 2019, weighing 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and measuring 20.8 inches long. Under the Safe Haven for Abandoned Babies Act, Greenwood County DSS took custody of the child.

A permanency planning hearing is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Aug. 12, 2019, at the Greenwood County Courthouse, Family Court Room, 528 Monument St., Greenwood, SC 29646.

Editor’s note: A safe abandonment such as this is a perfect time to remind the public that the SC Safe Haven for Abandoned Babies Act provides a safe, legal option to abandonment. Visit https://dss.sc.gov/prevention/safe-haven-for-babies/ for more information about the Safe Haven Act, or Daniel’s Law. For a listing of crisis pregnancy organizations see the brochure https://dss.sc.gov/media/1855/dss-brochure-2493-oct-18.pdf.

 


Do you have a complaint regarding services being provided to a child by a state agency? Please submit your complaint by phone (1-800-206-1957) or an electronic submission form here with the South Carolina Department of Children's Advocacy.