COVID-19 Update

For the safety of the public and our staff as we respond to the COVID-19 Emergency, all DSS offices will be closed to the public, effective Thursday, March 19, 2020.

Please contact your local DSS office to be assisted by phone. We appreciate your patience.

Click for information about submitting applications for: SNAP Benefits / TANF Benefits

SNAP Alert

There are no emergency or additional COVID-19 related SNAP benefits available for South Carolina residents who do not qualify for regular SNAP. Emergency SNAP supplements are only for those households already receiving SNAP benefits or households who meet all income and other eligibility requirements for the regular SNAP program.

Do you have a complaint regarding services being provided to a child by a state agency? Please submit your complaint by phone (1-800-206-1957) or an electronic submission form here with the South Carolina Department of Children's Advocacy.