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Address: 140 Stoneridge Dr. Suite 350, Columbia, SC 29210
Phone: 1-800-882-5513 | Email: info@scyap.com

  • Become a Foster Parent

    The Traditional Foster Care Program is a collaborative program between SCYAP and the South Carolina (DSS).Click here to learn more about becoming a traditional foster parent.


  • How Can I Help?

    There are multiple ways in which you can help a child at SCYAP.  Be a Foster Parent! Be a Youth Advocate! Make a donation to one of our special programs! Click here to learn more about how you...

  • Ask about our Community-Based Services

    Non-residential services provided face-to-face with youth and families in the home, school or community.  Click here to learn more about SCYAP Community-Based Services.


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    Click here to visit the SCYAP Blog

  • Be a Therapeutic Foster Parent

    Therapeutic Foster Care is foster care that provides youth with a higher level of structure and support. TFC provides a combination of hard work and heart work.  Click here to learn more about...

Organization Structure


Organization Structure

SCYAP is incorporated as the South Carolina Youth Advocate Program, Inc. within the State of South Carolina. The general management of the company is vested in the authority of the company’s Board of Directors. The Board assigns responsibility for the day to day operations of SCYAP to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

We believe that quality staff is essential to the quality of services. Managerial, administrative, program and support staff positions are identified to meet the company needs. Front-line or direct care positions are assigned to programs/services according to staff to client ratio requirements and needs, contractual or other regulatory requirements, and educational and experience requirements.


Learn more about the Executive Team

Positions that form the Executive Team of the company include the CEO, the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and Associate Executive Director. Other key management positions include the Human Resources Director, the Director of Community-Based Services, the Special Projects Director, Regional Directors, Program Directors, and the Director of Admissions. Vital direct care positions at SCYAP include (but are not limited to): Treatment Coordinators, Independent Living Coordinators, Licensing Coordinators, Therapists, and Wrap Advocates.

SCYAP provides services on a statewide basis, unless geography limited by contractual standards. The SCYAP State Office is located in Columbia, South Carolina. Regional offices are strategically placed throughout the State in Columbia, Charleston, Florence, Greenville, and Myrtle Beach, and a satellite office of the Charleston Region is maintained in Beaufort. Having regional and satellite offices throughout the state allows us to become intricately involved in the local communities that we serve and to maintain youth as close to their home community as possible, when out-of-home placement is necessary.

Link: SCYAP Executive Team / History/Background / Mission and Ideals / Treatment Philosophy / Who We Serve / Contact Us