The Department of Social Service’s Procurement Services Division (SCDSS) is located at 1535 Confederate Avenue Extension, Suite 421, Columbia, S.C. 29201. Email Procurement Services at 


Solicitations and 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, is available on the Contracting Opportunities webpage of the SC State Fiscal Accountability Authority’s website. To find bidding opportunities posted by SCDSS, choose Social Services from the Purchasing Agency drop down menu.

You can also find bidding opportunities in the South Carolina Business Opportunities online listing of solicitations from all agencies with an expected value of $10,000 or greater.


Vendor Registration

To do business with the State of South Carolina, a vendor must first register in SCEIS.  To register or update an existing registration, go to Vendors/Contractors.


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:



If you have any questions or comments about procurement opportunities with SCDSS or the information found on this page, contact: Shaneka McDaniel-Oliver at



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.