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Charleston County Probate Court Commitment Division


The Commitment Division handles all involuntary commitment cases for mental illness and chemical dependency. The petition/application for mental illness cases begins at:


The Charleston/Dorchester Community Mental Health Center
2100 Charlie Hall Blvd.
Charleston, South Carolina, 29414
Phone: (843) 852-4100


The petition/application for drug and alcohol cases begins at:


The Charleston Center
5 Charleston Center Drive
Charleston, South Carolina
Phone: (843) 958-3300


State law requires all documents related to these cases to be handled in a confidential manner. All documentation required to open a petition/application for involuntary commitment must be filed in person at either the Charleston/Dorchester Community Mental Health Center or the Charleston Center.

Contact Information:

100 Broad Street, Suite 469

Charleston, SC 29401

Phone: (843) 958-5180
Fax: (843) 958-5191


Regina D. LeBlanc, Probate Clerk of Court-Commitment Division

Phone: (843) 958-5192


Jamie Edwards, Commitment Clerk

Phone: (843) 958-5185


Hollen E. Dodds, Commitment Clerk

Phone: (843) 958-5188

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