How do I contact DSS in SC?

How do I contact DSS in SC?

Telephone Numbers

SNAP/TANF Client Services (800) 616-1309 – DSS Connect Call Center
General Information/Constituent Services (Constituent Services does not have access to SNAP/TANF case information.) (803) 898-7601 or [email protected]
Office of the State Director (803) 898-7360

How do I report someone on DSS in SC?

To report suspected child abuse or neglect, contact the SCDSS 24-hour, toll-free hotline at 1-888-CARE4US or 1-888-227-3487. This hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Intake staff will assist the person making the report and assess the information provided to determine if an investigation is necessary.

Who is in charge of DSS in SC?

Michael Leach
Michael Leach is the State Director for the South Carolina Department of Social Services.

What is P-EBT in SC?

P-EBT as a whole is an optional federal program that South Carolina participates in, designed to offer food benefits to children who may have temporarily lost access to free and reduced-price meals due to COVID-19 or the summer.

Is South Carolina getting p-EBT?

P-EBT is administered by the South Carolina Department of Education and the South Carolina Department of Social Services. 2. Child Care P-EBT provides benefits to households with children, age five and under, who received SNAP benefits between October 2020 and June 2021.

Is CPS and DSS the same?

CPS is also sometimes known by the name of department of social services (DSS or simply social services for short), though these terms more often have a broader meaning.

What is DSS mission?

The California Department of Social Services’ Mission Statement. “The mission of the California Department of Social Services is to serve, aid, and protect needy and vulnerable children and adults in ways that strengthen and preserve families, encourage personal responsibility, and foster independence.”

What is DSS program?

DSS provides security deposits or guarantees (within available funding) to landlords in order to enable qualified homeless people to move into permanent housing. People who have been evicted for non-criminal reasons (including for nonpayment of rent) may receive this benefit if they meet other eligibility rules.

Is SC getting pandemic EBT?

The South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS), in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Education, is administering the next round of pandemic EBT (P-EBT) to eligible families across the state.

Will SC get a second round of P-EBT?

South Carolina has completed P-EBT K-12 and Child Care P-EBT issuance for the school year 2020-2021. No additional P-EBT benefits will be issued for students who were eligible for P-EBT during the 2020-2021 school year. Parents may use the P-EBT Search Portal to check the status of previously approved benefits.