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2022 Summer Pandemic EBT

South Carolina obtained approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service to issue 2022 Summer Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits to eligible K-12 students. Summer K-12 P-EBT benefits will be issued on new P-EBT cards and should be delivered to eligible students on or before September 16, 2022 by regular mail.

Parents may use the P-EBT search portal to check the status of previously approved benefits.

Find more information in the 2022 Summer K-12 Pandemic EBT Frequently Asked Questions document.

ABC Quality

Celebrating our work with South Carolina’s child care providers impacting children and families for 30 years!

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SNAP Emergency Allotments to continue beginning August 1, 2021

The federally-approved Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) emergency allotments (supplements) to all South Carolina SNAP households will continue effective August 1, 2021.

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DSS

Online Central Registry and Database System

SCDSS announces the state’s new Online Central Registry and Database System for conducting SC Child Abuse and Neglect Registry background checks.

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Child Support

Good news! The Child Support Customer Service Portal gives parents a secure way to apply for child support and access important case information – 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.