South Carolina Department of Social Services

Address

1535 Confederate AVE
Columbia, SC 29201

(803) 898-7601

www.state.sc.us/dss

Description:

Agency provides:
*adult protective services
*business registration/licensing(Home and Group Home Licensing)
*child care expense assistance(advocates for better care (ABC) child care program
*children's protective services
*family law(adoption services and foster care services)
*food stamps/SNAP(Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
*safe havens for abandoned newborns(Daniel's Law)
*summer food service programs
*TANF applications

Hours:

M-F 8:30am-5:00pm
Staff are telecommuting and only essential employees are in the building. The building is closed to the public. Continue to work with children and families. Economic Services staff are in the office each day working on SNAP approvals and renewals. Clients can apply on on-line or call and request a paper application. Interviews are completed on the telephone.

Intake Process:

Staff are telecommuting and only essential employees are in the building. The building is closed to the public. Continue to work with children and families. Economic Services staff are in the office each day working on SNAP approvals and renewals. Clients can apply on on-line or call and request a paper application. Interviews are completed on the telephone.

Program Fees:

None.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resources

Healthy Bucks

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Abbeville County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Adoption Services Region I

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Adoption Services Region II (Columbia)

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South Carolina Department of Social Services - Adoption Services Region V (Laurens)

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Adoption Services Region V (Orangeburg)

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South Carolina Department of Social Services - Beaufort County

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South Carolina Department of Social Services - Charleston County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Cherokee County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Chester County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Chesterfield County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Clarendon County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Colleton County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Darlington County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Dillon County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Dorchester County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Edgefield County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Fairfield County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Florence County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Georgetown County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Greenville County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Greenwood County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Hampton County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Horry County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Jasper County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Kershaw County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Lancaster County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Laurens County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Lee County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Lexington County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Lowcountry Region Adoption Services

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Marion County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Marlboro County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - McCormick County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Newberry County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Oconee County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Orangeburg County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Pickens County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Richland County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Saluda County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Spartanburg County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Sumter County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Union County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - Williamsburg County

South Carolina Department of Social Services - York County

Date of Official Change:

May 21, 2020

Address Listings

Mailing

PO Box 1520
Thrift Store
Columbia, SC 29202

Physical (Primary)

1535 Confederate AVE
Columbia, SC 29201

Contacts

Michael Leach

State Director

Phone Numbers

Main Number

(803) 898-7601

Client Services

(800) 616-1309

Fax

(803) 898-7277

Legal Status:

Governmental

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