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Welcome to SAFY of South Carolina.

SAFY of South Carolina, established in 1994, offers hope and healing through our Model of Care. We serve a culturally diverse population delivering the right care at the right time to strengthen families and children throughout our communities. Recognized as a leader in the management and provision of the highest quality community-based services, our clinical expertise produces positive, sustainable change in the lives of families and their children.

Making a difference in South Carolina

Families Build Futures with SAFY

Our Model of Care

Adoptive ServicesTherapeutic Foster CareFamily Preservation & ReunificationBehavioral HealthOlder Youth Services

Adoptive Services

When children in Therapeutic Foster Care cannot be safely reunited with their birth families, SAFY of South Carolina supports Therapeutic Foster Care Parents who desire to adopt the youth in their home. Learn more >

Therapeutic Foster Care

SAFY of South Carolina’s Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) or treatment foster care places youth in need of treatment-level care in a supportive, family environment. Our services focus on permanency, safety and well-being for both parents and youth, providing a therapeutic level of care that addresses trauma healing, parental skill building, success in school and coping skills. Our goal is to ensure each child’s physical and emotional safety and facilitate their return to their biological, adoption, or kinship adoption. Learn more >

Family Preservation & Reunification

When storms in life impact a family’s ability to achieve physical, social, and emotional well-being, our Family Preservation services provides them with the necessary skills to bounce back from difficult situations and experiences. Our clinical team meets families right where they are to achieve healthy, sustainable relationships at home, at school, and in life. Learn more >

Behavioral Health

SAFY of South Carolina offers in-home and community-based behavioral health services including individual and family therapy, screening and assessment services designed to preserve the family unit and increase health and well-being. These services are delivered in a child’s and family’s natural environment such as home, substitute care, school and community. Our goal is to empower all individuals and families seeking treatment with skills to lead self-sufficient and fulfilling lives as productive members of their community. Learn more >

Older Youth Services

SAFY of South Carolina’s Older Youth services promote healthy development and prepare youth emancipating from the foster care and/or juvenile justice system for self-sufficiency and independent living. Learn more >

About SAFY of South Carolina

South Carolina OfficesExecutive Director & Network Administrator

Charleston

4925 Lacross Road
Suite 111
North Charleston, SC 29406
Phone: 843-552-1220
Toll Free: 888-723-9624
Fax: 843-552-0502
Map / Email

Columbia

115 Atrium Way
Suite 110
Columbia, SC 29223
Phone: 803-791-7328
Toll Free: 800-723-9672
Fax: 803-791-4198
Map / Email

Greenville

5 Century Drive
Suite 130
Greenville, SC 29607
Phone: 864-250-1601
Toll Free: 877-473-3685
Fax: 864-250-1603
Map / Email

Pickens

316 West Main Street
Suite B
Pickens, SC 29871
Phone: 864-507-4861
Toll Free: 800-723-9672
Map / Email

Corporate Office

10100 Elida Road
Delphos, OH 45833
Phone: 419-695-8010
Toll Free: 800-532-7239
Fax: 419-695-0004
Map

Christi Wright

Christi J. Wright, MA, LPC, LPC/S, CACII

Executive Director


Christi began her career with SAFY of South Carolina in 2013 as a Treatment Director, and has served as the State Executive Director since 2015. Known for her commitment to programmatic and administrative excellence, she ensures the best interests of children and families through her ability to develop and manage direct clinical services that produce positive outcomes. She manages and coaches more than 60 employees and 140 foster families across the state. A native of South Carolina, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Arts in Counseling from Webster University.

Keonte Jenkins-Davis

Keonte Jenkins-Davis, LMSW

Empowering Families Network Administrator


Keonte has served as the Community Based Prevention Services Network Administrator for SAFY of South Carolina since 2015. She began her SAFY career in 2011 as the Family and Treatment Service Director where she successfully managed the start-up and growth of the Empowering Families program. She has over 20 years of experience in social work administration in the area of child welfare. Her strong clinical and supervision background emphasizes new program development and implementation, staff development and training, and provider relations.

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Latest Blog

  • Parents talking to teenage son and daughter

    Preventing Sexual Assault

    February 13, 2018

    Tips to share with children to prevent sexual violence and assault We know what you’re thinking; I shouldn’t have to talk to my children about sexual assault. As a parent or foster parent, realistically we know that it’s important to start conversations about safety with your children, because sexual assault is real and it happens …

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  • Take time on January 15, 2018, to give back and celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    January 12, 2018

    As we prepare for another successful year of Preserving Families and Securing Futures, we celebrate the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, commemorating Dr. King’s great dream of a vibrant, multiracial nation united in justice, peace and reconciliation. We celebrate the life and legacy of a man who brought hope and healing for America. Dr. Martin …

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Corporate Office
10100 Elida Rd.
Delphos, OH 45833

Email: info@safy.org
Call: (800) 532-7239

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