Resources for the Public

S.C. Department of Social Services

The mission of the South Carolina Department of Social Services is to ensure the safety and health of children and adults who cannot protect themselves, and to assist those in need of food assistance and temporary financial assistance while transitioning into employment.


Prevent Child Abuse South Carolina

Prevent Child Abuse south Carolina (PCASC) is a statewide, community-based non-profit organization dedicated to preventing all forms of child abuse and neglect. We are the state chartered chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America. Established in 1975 as the Council on Child Abuse and Neglect, PCASC is committed to preventing child abuse before it occurs.


Palmetto Pride

PalmettoPride is committed to the eradication of litter and the promotion of beautification in South Carolina. We will accomplish this by leading the effort to motivate and organize groups to clean up existing debris. Our focus is on four essential areas of concern: education, enforcement, awareness and pickup resulting in behavioral change.


S.C. Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities

The mission of the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities is to serve the gifted high school students of South Carolina through programs of pre-professional instruction in an environment of artistic and academic excellence. The school is a resource for all teachers and students in South Carolina.


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Frederick Douglass