Richland County DSS Office SNAP Office is situated at 3220 Two Notch Rd. Columbia, SC – 29204. This is a local South Carolina DSS Office. People who are working and need help to stretch their income to purchase food may also be eligible for SNAP benefits as well as those receiving Social Security benefits, child support or unemployment. DSS administers the SNAP program through DSS county offices. Eligibility caseworkers interview applicants and approve those who qualify to receive the food benefit.
Qualified applicants for the SNAP program begin receiving SNAP benefits within 30 days of their application.
Some families and individuals need expedited benefits, which begin within seven days of application.
Once household eligibility is determined, your approved food stamp benefits will be deposited into an account each month.
The account is accessed by using an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card.
The EBT card acts as a debit card.
Each time you use your card, your account will be reduced by the cost of the groceries you buy.