“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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Waiting? So is She.

It's worth it. Every single day. Make a difference that lasts.

South Carolina needs more than 1,300 new foster homes to care for our children. Learn more.

Child Support

During the past three years, SC DSS collected more than 6 ½ times the national average of child support payments – collecting more than $300 million last year alone. We are now changing the way the system works to make it even better. Learn more.

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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