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The Official Web Site of the State of South Carolina
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Welcome to Our Site!

Welcome to the website for the South Carolina Department of Children’s Advocacy (DCA)!

The South Carolina Department of Children’s Advocacy is an independent state agency which became effective July 1, 2019 to ensure that children receive adequate protection and care from services or programs provided by our state. The department is led by Director and State Child Advocate Amanda Whittle.

Here on our site, you can discover more about the roles and responsibilities of the DCA, submit complaints regarding services provided to children by a state agency, connect with the divisions that comprise the agency and more. 

Your concerns and input are essential to the success of the South Carolina Department of Children's Advocacy. Again, welcome to our site. We appreciate your interest in our office.

Advocacy. Accountability. Service.