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South Carolina Contacts


State Office:

South Carolina USDA Rural Development
1835 Assembly Street, Suite 1007
Columbia, SC 29201
Main Line: (803) 765-5163

State Director:  Dr. Saundra Glover
Email:  Saundra.Glover@usda.gov

Deputy State Director:  Mr. George W. Hicks, Jr. 
Email: George.Hicks@usda.gov

Administrative Officer:  Janice Allen 
Email: Janice.Allen@usda.gov

Community Programs Director:  Michele J. Cardwell
Email:  Michele.Cardwell@usda.gov
Office: (803) 253-3645     Fax: (855) 565-9482

Acting Business and Cooperative Programs Director:  Tim Ellis
Email:  Tim.Ellis@usda.gov
Office: (803) 765-5881     Fax: (855) 565-9482

Single Family Housing Programs Director:  Cathy Seawright
Email:  Cathy.Seawright@usda.gov
Office: (803) 253-3093     Fax: (855) 565-9482

*Guarantee Housing Lender questions may be emailed to:  SFHGLPTHREE@usda.gov

Link:  Map of South Carolina Area Offices

Area One Offices:

Area One Director:  Susana Villescas
Email:  Susana.Villescas@usda.gov
Office: (803) 354-1475     Fax: (855) 563-9301

Anderson Area Office
1521 N. Pearman Dairy Road
Anderson, SC 29625
Office: (864) 224-2126 (ext. 4)     Fax: (855) 551-0109
Serves counties: Anderson, Oconee, Pickens, Abbeville, and Greenwood

Spartanburg Area Office
105 Corporate Drive, Suite G
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Office: (864) 814-2471 (ext. 4)     Fax: (855) 674-0555
Serves counties: Cherokee, Greenville, Laurens, Spartanburg and Union

Area Two Offices: 

Acting Area Two Director: Tim Ellis
Email:  Tim.Ellis@usda.gov 
Office: 803-765-5881     Fax: (855) 563-9301

Chester Area Office
744 A. Wilson Street
Chester, SC 29706
Office: (803) 581-1906 (ext. 4)     Fax: (855) 563-9301
Serves counties: Chester, Chesterfield, Fairfield, Kershaw, Newberry, Lancaster and York

Florence Area Office
215 Third Loop Road, Suite 100
Florence, SC 29505
Office: (843) 669-9686 (ext. 4)     Fax: (855) 568-8789
Serves counties: Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro, Darlington and Lee

Area Three Offices:

Acting Area Three Director:  George W. Hicks, Jr. 
Email:  George.Hicks@usda.gov
Office: 803-765-5870     Fax: (855) 563-9301

Aiken Area Office
1555 E. Richland Avenue, Room 100
Aiken, SC 29801
Office: (803) 262-4489 (ext. 4)     Fax: (855) 551-0105
Serves counties: Aiken, Barnwell, Edgefield, Lexington, McCormick, Richland and Saluda

Orangeburg Area Office
1550 Henley Street, Room 100
Orangeburg, SC 29115
Office: (803) 928-8934 (ext. 4)     Fax: (866) 538-6439
Serves counties: Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun and Orangeburg

Area Four Offices:

Acting Area Four Director:  George W. Hicks, Jr. 
Email:  George.Hicks@usda.gov
Office: 803-765-5870     Fax: (855) 589-9003

Kingstree Area Office
502 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave.
Kingstree, SC 29556
Office: (843) 354-9613 (ext. 4)     Fax: (855) 589-9003
Serves counties: Berkeley, Upper Charleston, Clarendon, Georgetown, Horry, Sumter and Williamsburg

Walterboro Area Office
531 Robertson Boulevard, Suite A
Walterboro, SC 29488
Office: (843) 549-1822 (ext. 4)     Fax: (855) 789-1155
Serves counties: Beaufort, Colleton, Lower Charleston, Dorchester, Hampton and Jasper