Dorchester County Welfare (South Carolina)

Search for Dorchester County, SC county welfare services. A county welfare search can provide information on nutrition assistance, SNAP benefits, WIC benefits, food services, government benefits, food assistance benefits, apply for benefits, Social Security benefits, retirement benefits, safety net programs, assistance programs, TANF benefits, Medicaid benefits, housing services, substance abuse services, energy assistance, mental health services, emergency assistance, low-income assistance, childcare subsidy programs, and welfare services.


Dorchester County WIC Offices provide access to the Women, Infants, and Children nutritional program in Dorchester County, South Carolina. Dorchester County WIC Offices process applications to join the Dorchester County welfare program, provide nutrition education, and administer food services to eligible people. Pregnant and recently pregnant women, infants, and young children are eligible for the program if they meet income requirements and are at nutrition risk. Dorchester County WIC Offices determine eligibility for benefits and accept applications, and they may conduct assessments for determining nutrition risk. WIC Office services may be available through their website.

Summerville Health Department WIC Office Summerville SC 500 North Main Street 29483 843-832-0041


Dorchester County Food Stamp Offices administer the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), a form of nutrition assistance provided to income-eligible households in Dorchester County, South Carolina. Local Dorchester County Food Stamp Offices can process applications for SNAP benefits, help determine eligibility for the program, and provide nutritional education. They also help administer monthly benefits, distribute food assistance benefits, and accept applications from individuals and Dorchester County households. Food Stamp Offices in Dorchester County may also monitor compliance with SNAP rules. Food Stamp Offices provide access to information and services on their websites.

Dorchester County Department of Social Services Food Stamp Office Summerville SC 216 Orangeburg Road 29483 843-821-0444


The Dorchester County Social Services Department provides a range of health and human services and programs in Dorchester County, South Carolina. They often administer safety net programs, provide basic necessities, and protect children, the elderly, and dependent or vulnerable adults. Dorchester County Social Services may administer assistance programs such as SNAP or TANF, as well as Medicare or Medicaid and any state health programs for low-income uninsured or underinsured groups. They may also provide Dorchester County housing services, substance abuse and addiction services, energy assistance, and mental health services. Social Service Departments in Dorchester County provide online access to many of their services and programs.

Dorchester County Social Service Department Summerville SC 405 Orangeburg Road 29483 843-821-0444

South Carolina State Social Service Department Summerville SC 216 Orangeburg Road 29483 843-871-2867

St George Social Service Department St. George SC 201 Johnston Street 29477 843-563-9524