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

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

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    Click here to visit the SCYAP Blog

  • 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.

Community-Based Services Contacts

Admissions and Intake

Melissa Welch – Director of Admissions

Sara Beth Mefford– Admissions and Referral Specialist

Ashley Bolton - Contract Assignment Coordinator

Meggie Ricard - Assessment Coordinator

Zeakela McRae - CBS Clinical Intake Specialist

Wraparound Services

Kat Alexander, LMSW – Wraparound Services Coordinator

Amanda Schena - Wraparound Services Specialist

Assessment and Therapy Services

Jordan Carll, LISW-CP, MPH - Clinical Services Supervisor

Janet Foster, MA - Mental Health Services Coordinator

Elizabeth Riley, LISW-CP - Clinical Supervisor

Transportation Services

Erin Elliott – Transportation Coordinator

Jennifer Staub - Transportation Assistant

Youth Opportunities Program

Alfred Thompson – Independent Living Program Coordinator

Part-time Community-Based Services (CBS) Job Opportunities

Chuck Hayes – CBS Human Resources Supervisor

Kiel Holmes - CBS Human Resource Specialist

Jaquisha Eaves - CBS Human Resource Specialist         

Community-Based Services Payroll

Samantha Foster - CBS Quality Assurance Specialist

Josh Caughman, MA – Director of Community Based Services


Links: About Us / Mission and Ideals / Organization Structure / Executive Team / Partners and Affiliations / Contact Us
Other Contact Links: Therapeutic Foster Care / Community-Based Services / Children's Conferencing