Pandemic EBT

The second round of P-EBT is coming soon for eligible K-12 students for the 2020-2021 school year. P-EBT cards are expected to be mailed out beginning mid-April 2021.

Check the status of your child’s P-EBT benefits here.

For more information, please review the
Pandemic EBT Frequently Asked Questions / Espanol FAQs.

COVID-19 Update

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

Youth ages 14-26, who have foster care experience, may be eligible for federal EMERGENCY Pandemic Relief Funds. Click here to learn more.

SNAP Online Food Purchasing

To encourage the practice of social distancing and reduce potential exposure to COVID-19, the USDA has authorized purchases of eligible food items online with an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card from Walmart, Amazon, ALDI, Food Lion, and Publix. SCDSS will update as other retailers and independent grocers in SC become approved for online purchasing.

Child Support

Good news! A new Customer Service Portal will be available in early 2021 to allow parents to view and update information about their case – any time, any day!

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Child Welfare Services Transformation

Best Outcomes for Children and Families

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.