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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 15
"Bridging the Gap between Foster Parents, Social Workers, and Health Care"
Download a PDF of the conference brochure and full details.

Register below for our Foster Care Support Clinic taking place on on Friday, May 15. (Registration ends on May 2 and is limited to 100 participants)

Registration form the Foster Care Support Clinic Conference

Registrants: please fill out the following.
Have you attened a FCSC Conference before?
This year, the FCSC has decided to allow participants the option regarding attending sessions for the conference (all day, morning option, and afternoon option). Please indicate below which option you are choosing to attend.*
Fields marked with * are required.

View our calendar of classes and events

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