Financial Help

Family Independence (FI)

The Benefit Bank

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

ABC Child Care

Other Help


DSS County Office Locator


Harvest Hope Food Bank

The mission of Harvest Hope is to “provide for the needs of hungry people by gathering and sharing quality food with dignity, compassion and education”. Harvest Hope Food Bank offers assistance to over 20 counties in the state of South Carolina.



South Carolina’s Information Highway (SCIWAY)

SCIWAY is a one-stop web link that provides information and links on various categories for the state of South Carolina


      • BEST project
      • Project BEST is a state-wide collective effort to use innovative community-based distribution, training, and implementation methods to increase the capacity of every community in South Carolina to deliver evidence-supported mental health treatments (ESTs) to every abused and traumatized child who needs them. The long-term goal of Project BEST is to ensure that all South Carolina children and their families, who are identified as having experienced abuse and resulting trauma, receive appropriate, evidence supported mental health assessment and psychosocial treatment services.

Attachment, Grief, and Loss

Grief & Loss

Change and Challenge

ProParents Information

      • General info
      • Email - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
      • Helpful links
      • PRO Parents PDF


Safety and Behavior

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism

SC Alcoholics Anonymous (Al-Anon)- support group for those affected by alcoholism

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

SAMHSA is an organization that targets resources for individuals with substance abuse and mental health disorders.

Child Abuse and Neglect

Gang Information

Teen Behavior

Cyber Safety

Other Safety Tips

NOYS (National Organization for Youth Safety)

      • National Organization for Youth Safety Website
      • National Organizations for Youth Safety, NOYS, is a partnership of over 70 national, youth-serving organizations. They include non-profit organizations, business and industry leaders, and government agencies, with the common goal of promoting safe and healthy behaviors among our nation's youth. The organization meets approximately 2-3 times per year.
      • About NOYS (PDF)


This website has been produced by The Center for Child and Family Studies, College of Social Work, University of South Carolina. Funding for this project was provided by DHHS Administration for Children and Families through a discretionary grant funded under the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 (P.L. 110-352; SCDSS grantee for SC Connecting for Kids; 3-year grant).