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Behavioral Health/Family Services


DJJ is responsible for providing custodial care and rehabilitation for the state’s children who are incarcerated, on probation or parole, or in community placement for a criminal or status offense. The goal at DJJ is to protect the public and reclaim juveniles through prevention, community programs, education, and rehabilitative services in the least restrictive environment possible. Contact person is Joseph Bonaparte at 726-5666.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the South Carolina

Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) to

protect the public and reclaim juveniles

through prevention, community services,

education, and rehabilitative services in

the least restrictive environment


Coastal Empire Mental Health 

The Coastal Empire Mental Health Center provides emergency services, case management, outpatient counseling, and psychiatric treatment for children, adolescents, adults, and families in Allendale, Hampton, Beaufort, Colleton, and Jasper Counties. 

We offer a wide variety of evidence-based mental health treatment services for a broad range of problem areas to include:       

  • Anxiety

  • Attention Deficit Disorder

  • Behavioral Problems

  • Depression

  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

  • Suicide Risk

  • Thought Disorders

  • Trauma

We Practice Evidence-Based Care

Our mental health center is committed to providing clinical interventions and programs that are empirically based and proven to produce positive results.  Below are some of the evidence-based practices we use daily.

  • Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Trauma Focused

Jamison Consultants

Jamison Consultant’s is committed to providing quality behavioral health & social services to our consumers and their families. We offer:

  • School Based Counseling

  • Individual, group and family therapy

  • Medical management

  • Crisis management

Treating Today’s Most Common Mental Health Problems for Children, Adolescents, Teens and Families:

ADHD ~ Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) ~ Bipolar Disorder ~ Depression ~ Grief and loss ~ Self-esteem issues ~ Stress management issues ~ Early childhood mental health ~ Trauma and crisis ~ Alzheimer’s DiseaseCase Management Services.

Wright Directions Family Services
The services we provide are intended to benefit families, children, and youth, as we assist and lead all in the right direction in their lives. We accomplish this by delivering friendly & accessible counseling, medical & skill-building services, through our multiple office locations as well as in schools. 



DSS has different divisions and areas of expertise presenting its services. Services ranges from food and medical assistance to education neglect investigation. The contact person is Rochella Priester, County Director, at 843-726-7747.