South Carolina Benefits
Family Independence (FI) program assists low-income families so that they can meet the basic needs of dependent children. Families seeking aid from Family Independence program will have to meet certain financial and non-financial criteria. The program additionally serves the families with disabled adults and single parents.
Food Stamps (SNAP)
South Carolina Food Stamps is Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for low income households. The program serves as the first line of defense against hunger and fights poverty in state of South Carolina.
South Carolina Head Start program helps low-income families to prepare children for school through comprehensive educational services. In addition to school readiness, the program also provides health services. Many social services are also provided through the program to the qualified families.
South Carolina Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides heating and cooling assistance to eligible households in South Carolina.
Partners for Healthy Children program provides health insurance to children living in the state of South Carolina. The program is designed to provide health care without any cost to children who are living in families with low income. The Partners for Healthy Children program only provides for the children and not for the adults in the household.
South Carolina Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) is designed to help low-income individuals and families living in the state of South Carolina. Income-eligible households will receive different weatherization services to improve energy efficiency and energy costs as a result.
South Carolina WIC is a nutrition assistance program for women, children, and infants living in South Carolina and facing a nutrition risk.