South Carolina Dept.
Of Vital Records
DHEC's Office of Public Health Statistics and Information Services (PHSIS) offers a wide range of services
to customers. The Division of Vital Records is the state's official records keeper for vital information
pertaining to births, deaths, marriages, and divorces occurring in South Carolina.
Social Security should be notified as soon as possible when a person dies. In most cases, the funeral
director will report the person's death to Social Security. You will need to furnish the funeral director
with the deceased's Social Security number so he or she can make the report. If you want to report a death
to Social Security, please call our toll-free number or contact your local office.
State Office of Veterans Affairs
he mission of the Office of Veterans' Affairs is to be the advocate for the state's 413,000 veterans in
all matters that pertain to veterans. Visit our website for a list of offices and phone numbers.
Mercy Care Hospice of Horry County
Mercy Care is committed to the well-being of our community and those affected by the illness and/or death
of a loved one. We have been the premiere non-profit, hometown hospice serving Horry, Georgetown and
Marion counties for more than 30 years.