DSS Child Protective Services Working On Trust
Last updated 2/13/2018 at 2:16pm
In October of last year, Darrell Renfroe was appointed director of Transylvania County Social Services (DSS).
During the same month, Renfroe, who had been interim director since August before his full-time appointment, sent a memo to County Manager Jaime Laughter. In the memo, Renfroe noted that Child Protective Services (CPS) — a DSS section — had in the past few years not “consistently made best practice decisions and at times children (had) been left at risk.”
“As a result of this,” he went on to say in the memo, “there is a lack of trust from community partner agencies...