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    • DSS e-blast 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2018-12-03)
      This electronic serial from the Department of Social Services is an internal newsletter that gives information about the department as well as past and upcoming events pertinent to the department.
    • VIP Program : Visitation Involvement Parenting 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2018-12-05)
      Children whose parents stay involved are less likely to get into trouble and more likely to do well in school. Our VIP Program helps both parents to establish a visitation schedule and overcome obstacles standing in ...
    • Chafee Program pathways to success 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2019-10)
      The Chafee Foster Care Program for Successful Transition to Adulthood was established with the passage of the John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Act of 1999 (PL 106-169) and amended by the Family First Prevention ...
    • Kinship foster care : becoming a licensed kinship foster parent for your kin 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2019-10-14)
      This brochure describes kinship care, who is eligible, how to get licensed, what the benefits are and lists resources for caregivers.
    • Kinship care 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2019-10-14)
      This brochure describes kinship care and lists resources for caregivers.
    • SNAP participation 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2019-12)
      These statistics are broken down by county, households, persons and benefits.
    • Cash Assistance Program recipients and cash assistance all benefits 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2019-12)
      These statistics are broken down by county, cases, children, total recipients and cash assistance.
    • SNAP participation 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-01)
      These statistics are broken down by county, households, persons and benefits.
    • Cash Assistance Program recipients and cash assistance all benefits 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-01)
      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, 2020-02)
      These statistics are broken down by county, cases, children, total recipients and cash assistance.
    • SNAP participation 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-02)
      These statistics are broken down by county, households, persons and benefits.
    • South Carolina Department of Social Services Child welfare quality assurance review report Williamsburg February 2020 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-02)
      This report describes the results of the South Carolina Department of Social Services (SC DSS) Williamsburg County Quality Assurance Review. The period under review was February 1, 2019 to the date the case was reviewed, ...
    • Social services block grant program plan for Federal Fiscal Year 2021 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-02-16)
      The federal government has allocated funds to state social services programs since the mid - 1950’s. The Social Services Block Grant Program provides flexible funding to assist States in providing a wide range of services ...
    • South Carolina Department of Social Services Child welfare quality assurance review report Clarendon : March 2020 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-03)
      This report describes the results of the South Carolina Department of Social Services (SC DSS) Clarendon County Quality Assurance Review. The period under review was April 2020 to the date the case was reviewed, which was ...
    • Kinship care : stepping in : a guide for kinship caregivers in South Carolina 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-03-11)
      Kinship Care is, many times, the very best alternative for children whose parents are unable to care for them. Because the child already knows you, you also ease the trauma of this huge change. As you take on this extra ...
    • Overview of the Family First Prevention Services Act 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-03-12)
      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, ...
    • SNAP participation 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-04)
      These statistics are broken down by county, households, persons and benefits
    • Cash Assistance Program recipients and cash assistance all benefits 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-04)
      These statistics are broken down by county, cases, children, total recipients and cash assistance.
    • South Carolina Department of Social Services Child welfare quality assurance review report Lancaster April 2020 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-04)
      This report describes the results of the South Carolina Department of Social Services (SC DSS) Lancaster County Quality Assurance Review. The period under review was April 1, 2019 to the date the case was reviewed, which ...
    • COVID-19 : heightened risk of abuse and neglect 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services; University of South Carolina. Children's Law Center (South Carolina State Library, 2020-04-06)
      This chart, developed by the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action, shows some of the factors contributing to increased risk of abuse and neglect during the current pandemic.