Finances and Employment Information for Parents in South Carolina

Finances & Employment

Knowledge and resources to help your family survive and even thrive financially.

  • Medicaid, WIC, SNAP and more
  • Managing your monthly expenses
  • Financial literacy
  • Growing your income
  • Finding a job

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Let us know where you live and what resources you’re looking for and we’ll connect you to our network of professional service providers.

Knowledge To Make Parenting Life Easier

Programs To Level Up Your Parenting

Triple P (Positive Parenting Program)

Triple P offers parents simple, practical strategies to build strong relationships with their children and help parents effectively manage their children’s behavior. Explore Triple P, Triple P Online, Triple P Teen and Triple P Espanol.

Family Resource Centers

Family resource centers are community-based places where families can go for help such as parenting classes, job training, mental health, family counseling, child care, job training and more.

Even More Help

DSS Benefits Portal

Online portal for South Carolinians to apply for food and cash assistance programs, including child care scholarships, SNAP and TANF. This is a fast, easy, and secure way to apply for benefits-anytime and anywhere! Complete a short eligibility form to see what benefits you might receive.

Child Care Scholarship Program

Information about the Child Care Scholarship Program, formerly known as the SC Voucher Program, which helps income-eligible South Carolina families afford child care so parents can work, attend school, or get job training.

SC Thrive

Helps families navigate resources they need to be physically, mentally, and financially healthy. Counselors are available to help families complete benefit screeners and applications.

Parents Helping Parents

Real-life parenting advice for South Carolina parents, from South Carolina parents. Ask a question, share advice, learn from and grow with other parents around the state.

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