Address:200 E 4th AveMitchell, SD 57301Map & Directions
Services: The County Welfare Official is responsible for procuring financial assistance for the need through federal, state or county aide programs Counties may provide emergency funds for heat, burial, medical, housing, food, utilities, etc The Welfare office is combined with another county office such as Veterans Services.
Address:130 W Essex AveSalem, SD 57058Map & Directions
Services: ICAP Housing Services in McCook County:Dakota Dream Saving Fund: Matching savings program for the purchase of a home, for every $1.00 saved, participants are matched with $3.00 with a maximum savings of $2000.00.Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program: aims to help two specific groups - persons who are at great risk of homelessness and those who have become homeless. Services that can be provided include case management, security deposit and rent assistance. These services are aimed at helping participants to retain their housing, therefore avoiding homelessness, or to re-enter appropriate permanent housing as quickly as possible.The Homebuyer Education (HBE) program offers education and counseling to families who want to purchase a home but don't have all the skills and knowledge to do so successfully.Housing Repair / Rehabilitation: Provides a zero-interest, five-year decreasing balance loan for eligible homeowners to be used for accessibility modifications for persons with disabilities, in addition to making necessary repairs for health, safety and code compliance.Self-Help Housing Rehabilitation: Eligible participants will work with program staff to identify their specific needs and to create a work plan. The Program Coordinator will find the best funding sources available to the homeowners and assist them throughout the process.Weatherization and Furnace Replacement Program: Aimed at making housing for low-income persons more energy-efficient and less costly for the residents. The residence is audited and a list of needs is developed. The program provides the materials and pays contractors for the labor to weatherize the home (caulk cracks, insulate, weather-strip, fix windows, etc.). Furnaces can be repaired or replaced, if not repairable, through the program. In addition, some inefficient/high-cost non-operating appliances (range / refrigerator / water heater) can also be replaced in certain circumstances.
Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm (CT), Monday and Wednesday
Eligibility: Vary by program Adults Teens Children Families
Documents To Bring: Vary by program
Address:116 N Main StHoward, SD 57349Map & Directions
Services: ICAP is a federally designated Community Action Program providing self-sufficiency services to low-income and elderly persons in Brookings, Clark, Codington, Deuel, Grant, Hamlin, Kingsbury, Lake, Lincoln, McCook, Miner, Minnehaha, Moody, and Turner counties in eastern and central South Dakota Major service components include Early Child Development (Head Start, Early Head Start), Nutrition, Housing, Homeless, Transit, and Community Services ICAP has an office in each county to assure that potential participants can access the assistance the Agency offers.
Address:203 Harth Ave NMadison, SD 57042Map & Directions
Services: Temporary emergency welfare assistance with:Transient gas vouchersPrescription medicationUtility disconnect notice bills for water, lights, and heatingPending evictionsDisaster assistance services such as after a house fire, a flood, a tornado, or an ice storm.
Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm (CT), Tuesday - Friday
Eligibility: Open to all Adults Teens Children Families
Documents To Bring: Current photo ID, disconnect or eviction notice
Address:200 Center St E # 1Madison, SD 57042Map & Directions
Services: Administers county welfare programs as defined in SDCL 28-13 and 28-14 Provides assistance with emergency rent, utilities, prescription, medical expenses, transportation, and county burials.
Address:111 Van Eps Ave NMadison, SD 57042Map & Directions
Services: ICAP Emergency Services in Lake County:Emergency Food & Shelter: Can help people with emergency needs for one month. There is no income eligibility for the services, but proof is required that the need is immediate and that all other potential resources have been exhausted. Assistance may be available for rent/mortgage payment, utilities (water, lights, and heating for current, past, disconnect notice, and deposit), emergency lodging, food, etc.ICARE: Help to pay heating costs for low-income persons in MidAmerican's service area who require financial assistance.
Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm (CT), Monday - Friday
Address:300 W Cherry StTyndall, SD 57066Map & Directions
Services: The County Auditor is responsible for commissioners proceedings, agendas, and records, accounting records, revenue and expense reports, voter registration and elections. Businesses apply for beer and liquor licenses with the auditor. The auditor also figures real estate and mobile home taxes and handles county bid lettings.As the Welfare Official, this office also manages medical indigent claims, last resort burial expense assistance, last resort hotel voucher if visiting family in prison, and one time last resort for rental and utility payment assistance to prevent eviction or disconnect.The Auditor and Treasurer work in conjunction to pay county bills.
Documents To Bring: None
Address:140 S. Hwy 50Lake Andes, SD 57356Map & Directions
Services: Provides one month's assistance with food, utilities, emergency lodging and rent on an emergency basis for individuals and families facing a hardship and are unable to be assisted from other immediate direct resources Also works closely with 12 food pantries to assist persons with emergency food needs.