Beaufort County Disabilities and Special Needs Board

General Information
Description of AgencyThis agency helps get services for persons meeting the eligibility criteria for the Mental Retardation Division or the Autism Division of the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (DDSN). Some service funding may only be available through the MR/RD Home and Community-Based Waiver. Ask the agency for additional information about this waiver. This agency also provides early intervention services and funding for day care for children with disabilities even though the children may not be DDSN eligible. Persons seeking services from the Head and Spinal Cord Injury Division of DDSN should call 1-866-867-3864 for an eligibility screening. For information about DDSN, call 1-888-376-4636 toll-free or visit the website at
Geographic AreaBeaufort
Public TransportationTransportation may be provided or purchased in order that persons receive services.
Facility/ADA AccessThe business office and service sites are accessible.
Intake ProcedureCall or write this agency. A meeting will be set up with a staff person to assist in applying.
Intake RequirementsMedical History, School Records
Client Information
EligibilityPersons seeking services from the SC DDSN must be able to prove that they have mental retardation, autism, or other related disability. Children 0-6 years at risk for developmental disability may also be eligible.
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1100 Clearwater Way
Physical Site City, State, ZipBeaufort, SC 29906
Mailing Address 1P. O. Box 129
Mailing City, State, ZipPort Royal, SC 29935-1705
Main Phone(843) 255-6290
Fax(843) 525-4073
Additional Information
Service Contact TitleService Coordinator
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Beaufort County Disabilities and Special Needs Board
Affiliated Programs: Beaufort County Disabilities and Special Needs Board
Affiliated Services: Assistive Technology Expenses (Equipment Expenses)
Attendant/Personal Assistance
Augmentative Communication Evaluation/Training
Care Management (Case Management - Service Coordination)
Early Intervention Services
Financial Counseling/Management
Job Placement (Vocational Placement)
Job Training (Vocational Training)
Medicaid Waiver Information
Respite Care - In-Home
Respite Care - Out-of-Home
Supervised Living (Group Home - Community Training Home - ICF MR)
Supported Employment