Dorchester County

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This local office offers the following services.


Child & Family Services

  1. Child Protective Services
  2. Adoption
  3. Foster Care
  4. Services to Families with Children


Adult Protective Services (APS)

  1. Adult Protective Services
  2. In Home Aid Services
  3. Social Services to Adults
  4. Senior Care
  5. Project Home
  6. Transitional Emergency Medical and Housing Services
  7. Adult Guardianship


Child Support Enforcement

  1. Location and Contact Information
  2. More Information & Resources


Family Investment Administration

  1. Temporary Case Assistance (TCA)
  2. Food Stamps
  3. Purchase of Care (POC)
  4. Medical Assistance (MA)
  5. Long Term Care (LTC)
  6. Energy and Heating Assistance (OHEP)