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MUSC Foster Care Support Clinic (FCSC)

The Foster Care Support Clinic (FCSC) is a medical home serving medically complex and/or high risk children who have an open DSS case (Foster Care or CPS) or who have been adopted. The Clinic is a partnership between the SC Department of Social Services (DSS) and MUSC Children’s Hospital.

What are the benefits of the FCSC?

  • Primary medical care including well child check-ups and sick visits provided by a full time Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in coordination with the Pediatric Primary Care Physicians
  • Coordination of sub-specialty medical visits and services
  • Interdisciplinary care conferences as indicated by child’s medical complexity
  • Social work & counseling services including school and home visits as needed
  • Individual and group training classes provided free of charge for foster parents, caregivers, and DSS staff


MUSC Foster Care Support Clinic Conference

Friday, May 16
"Bridging the Gap between Foster Parents, Social Workers, and Health Care"
Download the PDF for conference schedule and full details.

Register below for our Foster Care Support Clinic taking place on on Friday, May 16. (Registration ends on May 2 and is limited to 40 Foster Parents and 40 DSS Caseworkers)

Registration form for Foster Parents

Foster Parents: please fill out the following. DSS Caseworkers, see below
Have you attened a FCSC Conference before?
Fields marked with * are required.

Registration form for DSS Caseworkers

DSS Caseworkers, please fill out the following:
Have you attended a FCSC Conference before?
Fields marked with * are required.

View our calendar of classes and events for March and April 2014.

The FCSC provides classes for Foster Parents, DSS Caseworkers, and Community Parnters, free of charge. Please contact Machelle Green, FCSC Coordinator at 843-876-7023 for more information and to register for a class. Registration is required to attend a class.

Our Team

Elizabeth M. Wallis, MD

Tracy Halasz, Nurse Practitioner
Tel: 843-876-7028
Email: halasz@musc.edu

Machelle Green, Human Services Coordinator
Tel: 843-876-7023
Email: greenwm@musc.edu

Location and Contact Information

The clinic is located on the 3rd Floor of Rutledge Tower in the Pediatric Primary Care Clinic.

New and established patients may contact the FCSC Coordinator to schedule an appointment or class at 843-876-7023.

Downtown Charleston
MUSC Rutledge Tower
135 Rutledge Ave
Charleston, SC 29425