Procurement

The Department of Social Service’s Procurement Services Division is located at 1535 Confederate Avenue Extension, Suite 421, Columbia, S.C. 29201. Procurement Services' fax number is (803) 898-7625.

Solicitations & Awards

SCDSS uses the South Carolina Enterprise Information System (SCEIS) for its purchasing activities, including solicitations and awards. Solicitations and awards for SCDSS, and other S.C. agencies and entities using SCEIS, can be found in the Contracting Opportunities area. You will also find South Carolina Business Opportunities, which advertises solicitations from all agencies with an expected value of $10,000 or greater.

To find bidding opportunities posted by SCDSS, click Contracting Opportunities. Choose the dropdown menus and select Social Services.

Statewide Term Contracts

SCDSS Staff must use the Statewide Term Contracts procured by the State Fiscal Accountability Authority, Division of Procurement Services. These contracts must be used if the product/service is available. If you need assistance finding an item, contact a procurement team member.

 

Purchasing Card Transactions

The SC Comptroller General's Office provides detailed charge card usage reports for all participating state agencies. The Purchasing Card program includes limited-use charge cards issued under a contract between state government and Bank of America. The state-wide monthly reports can be found at:

https://cg.sc.gov/fiscal-transparency/monthly-charge-card-usage

 

Intent to Sole Source Microsoft Premier Support Services 

The Department of Social Services intends to award a Sole Source procurement to the Microsoft Corporation for Microsoft Premier Support Services. This service is for Microsoft products currently being used to support computer operating systems, office suite, server operating systems and Office 365 cloud service suite, to include email, OneDrive, SharePoint, Teams, and Office applications. The service plan coverage includes Support Account Management, up to 135 hours for Support Assistance, up to 40 hours for Problem Resolution, four onsite services resource site visits, and unlimited access to premier online services.
Contact William Bray at William.Brayjr@dss.sc.gov by Midnight ET, October 9, 2019

 

If you have any questions or comments about the information found on this page, please contact: William Bray at William.Brayjr@dss.sc.gov.

 

 


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