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Family Engagement Services


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Call Toll Free:  1.877.NYAP-CAN

For more information about our innovative and cost-effective programs, please contact us today!

Family Engagement Services include an array of services such as Family Team Meetings, Family Group Conferences, and assessments of unlicensed relative placements when children cannot be kept safely in their own home.  

Welcome to NYAP’s home page for the State of South Carolina!  As an organization, we are excited for the opportunities this wonderful state has to offer as we creatively seek and implement programs and services that help communities and people thrive.


NYAP’s leadership team in South Carolina is actively involved in identifying the local needs of various communities throughout the state. Through this involvement, we partner with various governmental and private agencies throughout the State all working together to improve the lives of children and families.

We’re here for our engagement families, foster parents, youth and families, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  You can call us anytime at 1-877-NYAP-CAN (1.877.692.7226) if you need support, information, guidance or just to ask a general question.

When you need us, we’re here for you.

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about Family Engagement Services or for general questions about NYAP’s South Carolina Program, please contact our South Carolina Executive Director, Cathy Milless, at


NYAP in collaboration with South Carolina’s Department of Social Services provides Family Engagement Services in 3 of the 5 regions which are comprised of 26 counties in Upstate South Carolina, the Pee Dee region, and the low country. NYAP also provides Family Group Conferencing services in all counties in region 2 and 5 comprised of the Midlands and the western half of the state.


NYAP provides these services as Master Contractor for a coalition of provider agencies ensuring comprehensive service to families in each region. Family Engagement Services are designed to empower families whose children are involved in the child welfare system and to assist those families in developing plans to ensure the safety and well-being of their children.  

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Columbia, SC 29201


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Family Engagement Services