Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests

Schedule of Fees 

  • Search Fee: $37.00 per hour
  • Redaction Fee: $37.00 per hour
  • Copies (color):  $0.06 per page
  • Postage:  Actual cost 

Individuals seeking access to public records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), should send written inquiries by mail or electronically to: 

Kayla M. Capps, Esquire
Freedom of Information Officer
South Carolina Department of Social Services
Office of General Counsel
P.O. Box 1520
Columbia, SC 29202

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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