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Submit complaints regarding services provided to children by state agencies (do not use this link to report allegations of child abuse or neglect).

Report all cases of abuse or neglect directly to DSS by calling 1-888-CARE4US.

Organization Chart

Department of Children's Advocacy

  • Amanda F. Whittle, JD, CWLS - State Child Advocate and Executive Director
    • Eden Everett, Administrative Coordinator


Information Technology

System Improvement

  • Kayla Capps - Deputy Child Advocate of System Improvement
Investigations Unit
Critical Investigations Unit
Legal Extern Program

Cass Elias McCarter Guardian ad Litem Program

Continuum of Care

Foster Care Review

S.C. Department of Children's Advocacy 

1205 Pendleton Street, Suite 471A

Columbia, SC 29201

Office: 803-734-3176

Toll Free Complaint Line: 1-800-206-1957