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 electronically to or by mail to: 

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


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.