In May, SC DSS reported there is still a need for more than 2,100 foster homes across SC.

SCYAP Places the Needs of Youth and Families in the Forefront

The South Carolina Youth Advocate Program (SCYAP) is South Carolina’s premier provider of foster care and community-based services. We are a private, non-profit, 501(c)3 child-placing and family-serving organization. SCYAP has served children and families in South Carolina since 1990.

SCYAP programs promote individualized treatment, flexible programming, case and cause advocacy, community-based services, and a positive approach to treating children and working with families. We have a comprehensive array of programs and services to children and families dealing with serious emotional, behavioral, psychological and/or development issues.

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There is always someone who is happy to help and everyone is genuinely passionate about helping children. Just altogether a great organization.
Britt Kimball
Britt Kimball
June 23, 2021.
Great people. Great organization. Their management of the foster child/foster parent/foster home process is outstanding.
Mike Mann
Mike Mann
July 17, 2020.
SCYAP is a great place to work. SCYAP staff really care about the children and families they serve. I've worked with over 70 child care agencies in both NC and SC and I've never seen a company more dedicated to their mission than SCYAP.
Donna Mann
Donna Mann
July 16, 2020.
Thank you SCYAP for all you do to help kiddos! They are the future.
Mary Britt
Mary Britt
July 16, 2020.
SCYAP goes above and beyond to help children and youth!
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Krino Photo
July 16, 2020.