The South Carolina Department of Social Services publishes a variety of documents relating to their mission, including newsletters and reports.

Recent Submissions

  • Adult Protective Services policy manual : probate court 

    South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-04-21)
    The intent of the APS Program is to provide intervention and protection for vulnerable adults who cannot provide care or protection for themselves, This manual gives guidance for APS practitioners dealing with these adults ...
  • Adult Protective Services policy manual : intake services 

    South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-04-20)
    The intent of the APS Program is to provide intervention and protection for vulnerable adults who cannot provide care or protection for themselves, This manual gives guidance for APS practitioners dealing with these adults ...
  • Adult Protective Services policy manual : ethical framework 

    South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-04-15)
    The intent of the APS Program is to provide intervention and protection for vulnerable adults who cannot provide care or protection for themselves, This manual gives guidance for APS practitioners dealing with these adults ...
  • [Newsletter] 

    South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-04-28)
    This newsletter gives information for employees of the Department of Social Services highlighting different divisions, employee activities and upcoming events.
  • South Carolina Child Care Voucher Program policy manual 

    South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2018-06-01)
    The purpose of the SC Voucher Program is to increase the availability, affordability, accessibility and quality of child care for families in the state of South Carolina and assist families in achieving and maintaining ...
  • Cash Assistance Program recipients and cash assistance all benefits 

    South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-02)
    These statistics are broken down by county, cases, children, total recipients and cash assistance.
  • SCDSS COVID-19 expenditure report as of 03/01/21 

    South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-03-01)
    This details the expenditures of the Department of Social Services’ allocation from the CARES Act.
  • SCDSS COVID-19 expenditure report as of 02/01/21 

    South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-02-01)
    This details the expenditures of the Department of Social Services’ allocation from the CARES Act.
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) policy manual 

    South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-04)
    This policy manual gives details of SNAP in South Carolina.
  • Cash Assistance Program recipients and cash assistance all benefits 

    South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01)
    These statistics are broken down by county, cases, children, total recipients and cash assistance.
  • Cash Assistance Program recipients and cash assistance all benefits 

    South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-12)
    These statistics are broken down by county, cases, children, total recipients and cash assistance.
  • Pandemic EBT FAQs : frequently asked questions for school children (2020-21 School Year) 

    South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-02-26)
    This answers questions about Electronic Benefits Transfers for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program during the pandemic in South Carolina.
  • SNAP participation February 2021 

    South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-02)
    These statistics are broken down by county, households, persons and benefits.
  • Foster parent facts 

    South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-02-16)
    This paper gives important facts about foster parenting in South Carolina.
  • Foster parent facts 

    South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-31)
    This paper gives important facts about foster parenting in South Carolina.
  • Overview of the Family First Prevention Services Act 

    South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-12)
    The Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) is the most substantial funding reform in the child welfare arena in the last 20 years. It aims to correct the value-policy mismatch perpetuated by the former funding system, ...
  • SCDSS COVID-19 expenditure report as of 01/01/21 

    South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-04)
    This details the expenditures of the Department of Social Services’ allocation from the CARES Act.
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) policy manual 

    South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-08)
    This policy manual gives details of SNAP in South Carolina.
  • SNAP participation January 2021 

    South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-02-01)
    These statistics are broken down by county, households, persons and benefits.
  • SNAP participation December 2020 

    South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-04)
    These statistics are broken down by county, households, persons and benefits.

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