South Carolina – Elder Abuse Resources

South Carolina Seal, Nursing Home Abuse Laws

Where To Report Elder Neglect And Abuse In South Carolina – Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

South Carolina Seal, Nursing Home Abuse LawsTo report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in South Carolina:

  • 803-898-7318 (For suspected elder mistreatment in private homes or foster homes).
  • 800-868-9095 (For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, outside Richland County).
  • 803-734-9900 (For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, inside Richland County).

To report suspected elder abuse in private homes or foster homes use the number listed above or Visit Here for specific county office telephone numbers.

For regional Long Term Care Ombudsman program contact information, Visit Here.

Additional Information

South Carolina elder abuse statistics and/or other publications are Available Here.

South Carolina State Government Agencies

The following South Carolina agencies can help you file a complaint against a nursing or long-term care facility, as well as provide you with additional information and support regarding senior neglect and abuse:

South Carolina Laws and Regulations

The following laws were enacted to help protect seniors in South Carolina against abuse: