Former Foster Care (Up to Age 26)

Healthy Connections provides benefits to individuals up to the age of 26 who were formerly in the South Carolina foster care program.


A person who may qualify for the Former Foster Care program must:

  • Have been a Medicaid recipient in the State of South Carolina at the time they aged out of foster care

The individual is eligible through the end of the month of their 26th birthday as long as they are a resident of South Carolina.  

Income Limit: 

Income is not considered for this coverage group.


Individuals who are eligible will receive all Medicaid covered services.

To Apply: 

Apply online  or complete the following form(s) and submit it electronically to , by mail to SCDHHS-Central Mail, P.O. Box 100101, Columbia, SC 29202-3101 or to your local county office.

Authorized under Title XXI of the Social Security Act.

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