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Santee Lynches Regional Council of Governments

2525 Corporate Way, Suite 200

Sumter SC 29154


Chris McKinney (803-774-1384)




About Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments

Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments is a premier organization committed to equipping our communities to achieve their full potential.  Our mission is to collaborate purposely to enhance the quality of life and provide opportunities to advance our. Santee-Lynches serves the counties and cities of Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, and Sumter. To learn more, visit


Santee-Lynches COG is a member of the South Carolina Councils of Government (SC COGs). The SC COGs are a network of the 10 regional councils of governments working to positively affect quality of life and economic development in South Carolina. SC COGs serve as an extension of local and county governments to provide technical assistance, secure state, and federal dollars to address critical issues, and advocate at a state and national level for economic and quality of life improvements for South Carolina. To learn more, visit or visit







This guide aims to assist workforce professionals quickly and accurately locate emergency and long-term resources for workforce program customers to gain economic stability. It includes information on rental assistance, supports for utilities and broadband, childcare, the child tax...Read more


October is “Residents’ Rights Month”. This annual event is designated by Consumer Voice to honor residents living in all long-term care facilities and consumers receiving services in their home or community. This celebration is an opportunity to focus on and...Read more


Please not Sumter County residents are ineligible for grant funding. Applicants from Clarendon, Lee, and Kershaw counties must meet the following requirements to be eligible for home modifications: 62 years of age or older MUST own a home that is need of modifications(not home...Read more



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. , the Santee-Lynches Council of Governments (SLCOG), on behalf of the Town of Pinewood, will hold a “virtual” Public Hearing. Anyone...Read more