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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • SNAP employment and training third-party reimbursement program provider handbook 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2019-05)
      This handbook provides a standard set of procedures and guidelines for providers of employment and training services who partner with the South Carolina Department of Social Services in the SNAP2Work program (also referred ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • South Carolina Department of Social Services public notice : social services block grant pre-expenditure plan FFY 2021 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-07-31)
      The South Carolina Department of Social Services (SCDSS) hereby gives notice of the availability of the :FFY 2021 Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) Pre-Expenditure Plan" to the citizens of South Carolina for review and ...
    • Foster family handbook : advice and encouragement for foster parents, from start to finish 

      Fostering Great Ideas; South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-12)
      This handbook explains what you need to do in order to become a foster parent.
    • Frequently asked questions for South Carolina providers 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-13)
      This answers questions about the Department of Social Services' interaction with health care providers.
    • South Carolina Family First Prevention Services implementation timeline 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-24)
      This South Carolina's timeline for implementing Family First Prevention Services.
    • 2015-2019 final report 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-25)
      Over the last five years, Child Welfare Services (CWS) has worked with the larger child welfare community to implement the goals and objectives of the 2015-2019 the Child and Family Service Plan (CFSP). During the CFSP ...
    • South Carolina Department of Social Services foster and adoptive parent diligent recruitment plan 2020-2024 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-25)
      The reasons that people foster and/or adopt are complex and each answer varies with the family involved. What SCDSS has to do is continue to recruit families who are capable of unconditional commitment. Recruitment efforts ...
    • South Carolina’s 2020-2024 child and family services plan 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-25)
      The Department’s mission is to serve South Carolina by promoting safety, permanency, and well-being of children and vulnerable adults, helping individuals achieve stability and strengthening families. We do this through ...
    • Overview of the Family First Prevention Services Act 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-27)
      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, ...