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Online Services

Report Abuse & Neglect:
Report known or suspected abuse or neglect of a child or vulnerable adult.


SNAP/TANF Eligibility Check: 
Find out if you may be eligible for SNAP/TANF benefits in just a few seconds.


SNAP/TANF Benefits Inquiry:
View your SNAP/TANF benefit issuance information.


SNAP/TANF Apply for Benefits:
Apply for SNAP and/or TANF benefits.


SNAP/TANF Track Application:
Track your SNAP/TANF application.


Child Support Calculator:
Obtain an estimate of how much child support may be ordered in your case.


Child Support Portal:
Review your case information, check appointment times, update basic information, view payment histories, and generate statements.


Adoption Inquiry:
The DSS Public Adoption Portal features all children in South Carolina with a plan of Adoption, who do not have an identified forever home.


Central Registry Check:
The Online Central Registry and Database System allows users to:

  • Electronically complete and submit background check requests
  • Pay related fees online
  • Get results returned by email or directly to a user account.
  • Avoid delays in processing and response time
  • Avoid data entry errors occurring from processing paper request forms


Child Care Financial Assistance:
The portal provides several benefits for families. Along with applying for the program online, individuals can securely upload supporting documents such as pay statements, school and training verifications, and proof of disability income.  After applying, individuals can log into the portal 24/7 to track the status of their application.  They will also receive email notifications when their application has been submitted and approved, or when more information is needed.


PEBT Benefits Inquiry:
View Pandemic EBT Benefits issued for SC Students.



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.