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Contact us if:

1.) You live in South Carolina or

2.) Have a disability issue in South Carolina.

If you live in another state, click here to find the Protection and Advocacy office for your state.


For information and/or assistance contact P&A by:

The P&A Help Line:

Voice and TTY Monday – Friday from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
I&R services are provided Monday – Friday from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Voicemail messaging system in operation 24 hours


Although it is rare, emails may be “lost” and not received by us. Also, we use a filter to protect against “spam” email. If you send us an email and do not receive a response within two working days, please re-send your e-mail or CALL us. In SC, our toll-free numbers are 866-275-7273 (voice) and 866-232-4525 (TTY). Our central office number is 803-782-0639.



Protection & Advocacy for People with Disabilities
3710 Landmark Drive, Suite 208
Columbia, SC 29204-4034

To visit an office:

P&A has 4 offices located throughout the state of South Carolina. Click on an office to obtain directions and map.

P&A does not charge for its services.

Caution:  If your problem involves a dispute between two or more individuals with disabilities, do NOT send any specific information or documents in your e-mail.

Examples: There If there is a problem between your child who receives special education services and another student in the special education class OR there is a problem between two residents at a mental health facility.  P&A may already be assisting the other person. If so, we will try to suggest other places where you may get help.