Assistance Programs

South Carolinians who need financial assistance may be eligible to receive help through the Department of Social Services’ Assistance Programs:

  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) (cash assistance, employment and training services);
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (food stamps, employment and training services);
  • Food and Nutrition Programs (emergency food assistance, programs for seniors, healthy eating activities);
  • SC Voucher Program (child care assistance).

These programs are designed to strengthen families and maintain financial stability.

Child Welfare Services Transformation

Best Outcomes for Children and Families

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.