Employer Services/Workforce Development

DSS works to support business owners who hire DSS program participants entering the workforce. When you hire our customers, you become eligible for a variety of benefits, incentives and supports designed to meet your specific needs. Hiring from DSS can provide both your business and your new employee a promising future. We assist with:

  • Tax credit opportunities for employers
  • Workforce Consultants statewide
  • Vocational assessments
  • Pre-screened job referrals
  • Background screening
  • Ongoing assistance

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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