South Carolina Children's Advocacy Medical Response System

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About SC Children's Advocacy

The South Carolina Children’s Advocacy Medical Response System (SCCAMRS) is charged by the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services to develop and manage clinical guidelines, quality standards and a comprehensive educational resource system to practice in the field of child abuse pediatrics in the state.

Our office receives state funding to administer a claim reimbursement program for forensic medical evaluations delivered by state health care providers meeting these qualification standards. This allows us to assist and support the state’s children’s hospitals and SC Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers in their efforts to continue and maintain access to these specialized medical services.

Children’s advocacy centers

If you are a health care provider with a child in need of a referral for an evaluation into allegations of abuse and/or neglect, the following is a list of the Children’s Advocacy Centers and similar multidisciplinary facilities in South Carolina and their contact information:

City Children’s advocacy center Telephone number
Aiken Child Advocacy Center of Aiken County 803-644-5100
Anderson Foothills Children’s Advocacy Center 864-261-6111
Beaufort Hopeful Horizons 843-524-2256
Camden Family Resource Center 803-425-4357
Charleston Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center 843-723-3600
Columbia Metropolitan Children's Advocacy Center 803-898-1470
Florence Durant Children’s Center 843-664-4357
Florence The CARE House of the Pee Dee 843-629-0236
Greenville Julie Valentine Center 864-331-0560
Greenwood Beyond Abuse 864-227-1623
Hartsville Darlington County Children’s Center 843-332-9299
Lancaster Palmetto CASA 803-286-5232
Lexington Dickerson Children's Advocacy Center 803-358-7200
Myrtle Beach Children’s Recovery Center 843-448-3400
Orangeburg Edisto Children’s Center – CASA/Family Systems 803-534-2448
Spartanburg Children’s Advocacy Center of Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union Counties 864-515-9922
Summerville Dorchester Children’s Advocacy Center 843-875-1551
Sumter County Child Advocacy Center

Related links

Child Abuse MD
National Children’s Alliance
Children’s Law Center
The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children

About Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group

We are proud to be part of Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group, which includes caring, compassionate health care professionals who are highly trained to meet your medical needs in Columbia, Lexington and across the greater Midlands region of South Carolina.

Providing excellent medical care in comfortable office environments, our network team of physicians, advanced care providers, nurses and staff is prepared to answer any questions you have. We provide comprehensive medical care for short-term needs like annual physicals as well as ongoing management of chronic diseases. Prevention is a big part of your overall care plan. Should additional, focused medical treatment ever be needed, our doctors will refer you to a specialist and stay involved in your care. Only at Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group will you find the extensive level of expertise available from a wide variety of specialists.

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