Resources

FAQs
27 of the most frequently asked questions about the South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS).

South Carolina DSS Basics
Basic information about child protective services, including principles that DSS operates by.

DSS Child Protective Services Removal of Child
Information about when, why, and how DSS removes a child from the home.

Termination of Parental Rights
The grounds and common considerations for termination of parental rights in South Carolina.

Your Parental Rights
Your rights as a parent according to federal and state law.