Next Step Program

The mission of the Next Step Program at the Richland County Sheriff's Department is to help empower parents and to help kids of all walks of life; in all stages of life.  The program consists of intense educational workshops along with family mediation sessions. 

The Next Step Program will bridge with other components from the Sheriff's Department and communities. The program will walk the families step-by-step from a troubled situation back to a solid foundation.


For more information, email or call, Corporal Hensley Parks (803) 403-3955 email Deputy Shaunzinski Gortman (803) 429-0118  Bryant Matthews (313) 426-1106 or Khadijah Sessions  


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