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SC DSS Honors Employees of the Month

July 1, 2019 -- The South Carolina Department of Social Services’ Employee of the Month program recognizes staff whose work exemplifies our core principles: Competence, Courage and Compassion.

The four most recently selected were: Rebecca Ellwood, Placement Coordinator with Upstate Foster Family and Licensing Support Unit; Heidi Jeffries, Constituent Services Representative; Reynaldo “Rey” Jimenez, Career Counselor with Project HOPE; and Bernard Peter, Attorney with Greenville Regional Child Support Office.

Staff selected for the Employee of the Month Program are awarded with lunch with the State Director, along with other honorees; a dedicated parking space; a photo and write up displayed at State Office; and a write-up sent to their community newspaper.

Caption: From left, Heidi Jeffries, Constituent Services Representative; Reynaldo “Rey” Jimenez, Career Counselor with Project HOPE; State SCDSS Director Michael Leach; and Rebecca Ellwood, Placement Coordinator with Upstate Foster Family and Licensing Support Unit, gathered for lunch on Thursday, June 27, 2019.


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.