Enhancing Lives. Developing Abilities.
Promoting Independence.

Darlington County 
& Special Needs Board

Contact Information

Physical and Mailing Address:

201 North Damascus Church Road

Hartsville, SC 29550

Telephone# 843-332-7252

Fax# 843-536-9954

For more information or questions, please contact

Ruth Blocker at rblocker@dcdsnb.org

Administrator On-Call After Hours Phone# 843-307-5004

 Management Staff


Title Name Program

Office Phone#

Executive Director Ruth Blocker Administration

 843-332-7252 Ext. 1102


Executive Administrative Assistant

Yesha Pooler


 843-332-7252 Ext. 1101


Human Resources Director

Candace Graham Administration

 843-332-7252 Ext. 1109


Director of Nursing

Fredrica Bull Administration

 843-332-7252 Ext. 1145

Finance Director Consultant Dawn Gagnon Administration


Residential Director (Interim) Ella Timmons Residential

 843-332-7252 Ext. 1142


QIDP / ICF Residential Director VACANT Residential

 843-332-7252 Ext. 

Day Program Director VACANT Day Program

 843-332-7252 Ext.1202


Early Intervention


Joni Pendergrass



 843-332-7252 Ext. 1131


Case Management Supervisor

Tina Esaw

Case Management

 843-332-7252 Ext. 1106