Address:PO Box 237Hayti, SD 57241Map & 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:601 4th St #108Brookings, SD 57006Map & Directions
Services: ICAP housing services in Brookings County:Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program: The 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.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.Mutual Self-Help Housing: Group home building project, where participants work together with a construction supervisor to learn the various skills they need in order to construct their homes.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: 10:00am - 5:00pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday10:00am - 4:30pm, Wednesday
Eligibility: Vary by program Adults Teens Children Families
Documents To Bring: Vary by program
Address:1310 Main Ave SBrookings, SD 57006Map & Directions
Services: Salvation Army volunteers work with community partners to assist with:Vouchers for hotel staysRent assistanceUtility assistance (water, lights, heating and trash for current, past due, or disconnect notices),GasolineCar needsFood/meal assistance (please utilize other food pantries first; this is a back up/emergency food resource)Long distance bus ticketsAlso, can assist after disaster (ie. house fire, flood, etc)The needs of the individual/family will be assessed, and certain documentation maybe required for for a voucher (ex. driver's license for gas voucher, etc.)During regular business hours Salvation Army vouchers may be available to individuals assisted by the My Neighbor program.After business hours, Salvation Army works with the Brookings County Sheriff to help individuals and families in case of an emergency/immediate need. For example if a hotel room or gas is needed tonight, people can call the dispatch number regarding a voucher. If it is something that can wait until regular office hours, individuals should seek assistance through My Neighbor or other services.
Hours: My Neighbor's office hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm (CT), Monday - Friday; by appointment only
Eligibility: Open to all; recipient does not need to be from Brookings County, but needs to be in Brookings County for the time of service. Adults Teens Children Families
Documents To Bring: Depends on service, may need ID Card, drivers license, etc.
Address:621 4th St SEWatertown, SD 57201Map & Directions
Services: The Salvation Army is a Christian based organization, they are a non-profit organization who assist families with: Food Pantry, Rental, Utility and Prescription Assistance. They also will assist transients with rooms, meals, bus tickets and gas There are many other programs and forms of assistance the Salvation Army is involved with.
Address:14 1st Ave SEWatertown, SD 57201Map & Directions
Services: The Welfare department's job is to provide the support necessary to insure the survival of indigent clients who are county residents Services which are available include assistance with rent, utility bills, burial, dental and hospital bills Dental and burial are to be pre-approved Applications for county assistance are available in Welfare Office.
Address:7 8th Ave SEWatertown, SD 57201Map & Directions
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:116 N Main StHoward, SD 57349Map & Directions