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

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Contact Us

SCYAP State Office

Business Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm

140 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 350
Columbia, SC 29210
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Telephone: (803) 779-5500
Fax: (803) 779-8444

Email Us At:

Lex Cole – Chief Executive Officer

Rhonda McCurry – Chief Operating Officer

Lurline Jerry - Associate Executive Director

Ed Winslow – Chief Financial Officer

John Shackelford - Director of Governmental Relations

John Connery – Special Projects Director

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Admissions and Referrals
Mellissa Welch – Director of Admissions

Janet Graham, MS – Licensing Director

Community-Based Services
Josh Caughman, MA – Director of Community Based Services

Human Resources
Angel Roddy – Director of Human Resources

Information Technology
Donna Mann – IT Director

Accounts Receivable/Billing
Michelle Watkins – Revenue Specialist

Utilization Review/MCO Coordination
Dawn Todd - Director of Managed Care
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Other Contact Links: Therapeutic Foster Care / Community-Based Services  / Children's Conferencing