Foster Care Awareness Month

Even though May is Foster Care Awareness Month, we strive all year long to find quality homes for the children in our care. Learn more

“There’s no greater hero than the man who steps up to foster a child - totally unselfish, totally extraordinary.”
Coach Tony Dungy

Strengthening Families

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As part of its reform efforts, SCDSS entered into a Final Settlement Agreement regarding the Michelle H., federal class action lawsuit and has committed to short-term, intermediate, and long-term systemic improvements for children in foster care.

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Join us in our mission to strengthen South Carolina's families.

DSS is currently hiring more than 100 positions in key jobs in child welfare. All of our child welfare positions offer you a chance to give back to your community. These positions offer many options to help care for the community.

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