Who We Are

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The Disabilities Board of Charleston County (DBCC) is the leading provider in Charleston County for services and support for eligible children and adults through the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (SCDDSN).

We offer early intervention, service coordination, a developmental child care center, adult day programs, and residential support to individuals with severe, lifelong disabilities, such as intellectual disabilities, autism, traumatic brain injuries or spinal cord injuries.

Our extensive services and support may be provided both in the home of the person with disabilities and in dozens of facilities throughout the county and neighboring counties. We serve nearly 2,000 individuals and have approximately 450 employees.

OUR MISSION

To assist people with disabilities in meeting their needs, pursuing their dreams and achieving their goals, and to minimize the occurrence and reduce the severity of disabilities through prevention.

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The health, safety and well-being of each person

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Dignity and respect for each person

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Individual and family participation, choice, control and responsibility

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Relationships with family, friends and community connections
 

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Personal growth and accomplishments

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Full community inclusion and participation

Disabilities Board of Charleston County
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