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
803-898-1144
Kayla.capps@dss.sc.gov


As part of its reform efforts, SCDSS entered into a Final Settlement Agreement regarding the Michelle H., et.al. 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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