DSS public hearing Powdersville 03.29.2016

Contact: Dave Wilson, 803-665-3361

Senator Kevin Bryant, Chairman of the SC Senate General Committee, announces an upcoming Department of Social Services Oversight Sub-Committee Hearing on Tuesday, March 29th, at 6:00 P.M. at the Tri-County Technical College Powdersville/Easley campus.

“Our state’s social services agency is fraught with issues, not the least of which is social workers in Anderson County with more than 100 cases in their case load,” said Senator Bryant announcing the hearing. “These workers are dealing with some of the most fragile family situations in our state, and we need to ensure they are capable of meeting the needs of those families.”

The Senate General Committee DSS Oversight Sub-Committee members are:

  • Sen. Tom Young, Chair (R-Aiken)
  • Sen. Joel Lourie (D-Richland)
  • Sen. Greg Gregory (R-Lancaster)
  • Sen. Thomas McElveen (D-Sumter)
  • Sen. Katrina Shealy (R-Lexington)
  • Sen. Margie Bright-Matthews (D-Colleton)

SC Department of Social Services Director Susan Alford and South Carolina Department of Social Services Region 1 Director, Keith Frazier will also be in attendance.