South Carolina Department of Mental Health

SCDMH Office of Clinical Care Coordination

Clinical Care Coordination is located at all Community Mental Health Centers, Bryan and Harris hospitals, and most community clinics.

What we do

  • Care Coordination and Community Long-Term Care ensure the changing needs of clients’ are addressed on an ongoing basis, ascertaining appropriate services are accessed and are effective in the least restrictive setting possible
  • A comprehensive Needs Assessment is completed with each client/participant
  • Referrals to, linkages with, and monitoring of needed services follows
  • Integration and coordination – key words

Who we serve

  • Adults and children with a serious mental illness meeting one or more eligibility category.
  • Children at-risk for abuse or neglect; intellectual and related disabilities; adult with serious, persistent mental illness; at-risk pregnant women and children; individuals with psychoactive substance disorder; individuals at-risk for genetic disorders; individuals with head and spinal cord injuries and related disorders; individuals with sensory impairments; or, individuals with functional impairments
  • Individuals who need the service
  • Community Long-Term Care: Nursing home level-of-care participants determined eligible through the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services


49 Care Coordinators, 5 Community Long-Term Care Case Managers, 4 Regional Managers, 3 Supervisors, 2 Administrative Coordinators, 1 Director

Innovative steps

  • Transition services
    • Bryan and Harris hospitals
    • Providence HOP program
  • Select Health co-location – Charleston and Spartanburg




Updated 12/4/17