Address:302 S Lincoln StRock Rapids, IA 51246Map & Directions
Services: APPLICATION CENTER for Mid-Sioux programs
INFORMATION and referrals to other community services
CRISIS FUNDS pay a portion of rent, utilities, food, gas, medicine, and other bills to help families out in a crisis situation
HOLIDAY FOOD provides special meals during the holiday season
HOLIDAY FAMILIES helps families in need have a brighter holiday season
BACK-TO-SCHOOL program provides donated school supplies for area children
CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM (CACFP) is an extension of the national school lunch program which reimburses child care providers a set reimbursement rate for serving nutritious meals and snacks to children in their care
FOOD PANTRY provides a three-day supply of food to families who are out of food and money; pantries located in each outreach office
FOOD FOR LIFE provides families in need with packages of frozen meat donated by local livestock producers; guidelines and availability of meat may vary between counties
FAMILY DEVELOPMENT AND SELF SUFFICIENCY(FaDSS) program is available to anyone receiving FIP benefits thru the state of Iowa; clients meet with staff twice per month with the goal of self-sufficiency
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION programs including Head Start, Early Head Start, and a Child Development Center; locations in Akron, Cherokee, Ida Grove, Le Mars, Orange City, Rock Rapids, Rock Valley, Sioux Center, and Hawarden
WEATHERIZATION program offers energy efficient repairs to homes
LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LiHEAP) assists families with heating costs by paying a portion of their utility bill; it is not intended to pay a household's total energy costs; program available November 1st-April 30th
WIC (Women, Infants, & Children) is a supplemental nutrition program for babies, children under the age of 5, pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and women who have had a baby in the last 6 months; provides healthy foods, nutrition education, and referrals to other health care agencies
MATERNAL HEALTH program offers payment for child birth and/or parenting classes; education about labor, delivery, infant, and self care; referrals to other health care or local community services, including help finding a dentist; presumptive eligibility for Medicaid; help arranging delivery; social assessments and referrals; referrals for family planning and child health care; and Care Coordination services, including transportation and translation assistance
CHILD HEALTH program provides financial assistance for un-insured or under-insured children needing medical and dental care; children from birth to age 21 receive:
-Well-child examinations by family physicians
-Immunizations and lead screenings
-Nutrition assessments and counseling
-Oral health screenings, fluoride varnishes and sealant applications by a registered dental hygienist and payment for dental examinations
-Care coordination services, including transportation and translation assistance
CARE FOR KIDS coordinator provides information for children on Medicaid, well baby and well child screenings
Hours: Wed 9 am-4 pm
Address:811 E 10th St #41Sioux Falls, SD 57103Map & Directions
Services: Mission is to promote economic opportunity and financial security for individuals and businesses through quality, responsive and expert services; fair and equitable employment solutions; and safe and sound business practices.
Address:800 N Cliff AveSioux Falls, SD 57103Map & Directions
Services: Program provides the following assistance:
- Clothing (clothing by Thrift Store voucher), new baby bundle
- Food/Hygiene - referral to the food pantry and other community resources, emergency pantry (when referral is not possible), emergency baby formula
- Household - basic furniture by thrift store voucher, household items (bedding, dishes, etc.) by thrift store voucher
- Work enablement - work tools/special shoes with verification from job, work clothes by thrift store voucher, clothing for released/work release prisoners
- Health - limited emergency prescription assistance, vision care for children with Shopko (must not be eligible for other medical services)
Address:1600 E 12th StSioux Falls, SD 57103Map & Directions
Services: Non-profit outreach ministry whose mission is to provide a mid-day meal for the working poor in the city of Sioux Falls Meals are distributed at Labor Ready, Dakota Staffing, The Banquet and St. Francis House.
Volunteers the opportunity to work together to serve those in need and fight hunger through education and empowerment Volunteers can go to the web site www.lunchisserved.org to see which packing dates are available.
Address:1300 E 10th StSioux Falls, SD 57103Map & Directions
Services: Mobile food pantry that may be utilized once a month by families and/or individuals. There are no referrals required to receive this service. 1st Thursday, East Side Lutheran Church, 1300 E. 10th Street 2nd Thursday, Messiah New Hope Lutheran, 5001 E. Madison Street 3rd Thursday, Augustana Lutheran Church, 235 N. Prairie (This church provides meal at 5:00pm before distribution. See the program "Community Meal - Augustana Lutheran Church" for more information). 4th Thursday, St. John's American Lutheran Church, 1912 W. 13th Street 5th Thursday, No distribution
Hours: Distribution time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm (CT), ThursdayNumber draw (for place in line): 5:50pm (CT), Thursday
Eligibility: Open to all; services may be utilized one time per month Adults Teens Children Families
Documents To Bring: Must bring ID
Address:4701 N Westport AveSioux Falls, SD 57107Map & Directions
Services: The Food Pantry provides individuals and families with with a 3 - 5 day supply of food once every 90 days.The Food Pantry also distributes the Emergency Family Assistance Program through the Pantry.Food distributed is collected through food drives, private donations, the Food Bank, retail partner pick-ups, and government commodity programs.
Hours: 10:00am - 4:00pm (CT), Monday - Friday (except holidays)
Eligibility: Persons in Minnehaha and Lincoln Counties without food or resources to obtain food. One visit every 90 days per household.For individuals needing month to month assistance, income guidelines apply. Adults Teens
Documents To Bring: Photo ID and a recent piece of mail with physical address listed
Address:BrandonBrandon, SD 57005Map & Directions
Services: Brandon Area Food Pantry is a community wide pantry (Brandon Valley School District) where individuals in need can be referred to in order to receive an emergency supply of 5 days of food assistance and personal care items up to 4 times a year.
Hours: 4:00pm - 6:00pm (CT), Tuesday and Thursday. Must be at Pantry at least 30 minutes before closing to ensure service.
Eligibility: Open to those in need of emergency food supplies in the Brandon Valley School District. Adults Teens Children Families
Documents To Bring: Valid government issued photo ID, 2 current documents supporting proof of address (e.g. rent receipts, doctor's bills, utility bills) and referral card.
Address:821 S Cloudas AveSioux Falls, SD 57103Map & Directions
Services: The Friendship Baptist Church Faith in Action Food Pantry is established to provide food supplies to individuals and families to alleviate the physical hunger in a dignified and supportive manner. People can use this service one time per month. Food support Hygiene supportPrayerReligious WorshipRelationship
Hours: 4:30pm - 6:30pm (CT), 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month
Eligibility: Open to all Adults Teens Children Families
Documents To Bring: A Photo ID
Address:2121 W 33rd StSioux Falls, SD 57105Map & Directions
Services: Offers free food to anyone 18 years of age or older. There is no restriction on who can come, or how many times you can come.
Hours: Event is on most Fridays at the Nordstrom-Johnson Building at the Sioux Empire FairgroundsDo not line up before 2:00pm (CT)Doors will not open until 3:00pm (CT)Give away starts at 4:00pm (CT)
Eligibility: Must be 18 or older to receive food Adults Teens Families
Documents To Bring: Bring photo identification or social security card
Address:203 Prairie StHarrisburg, SD 57032Map & Directions
Services: A faith based outreach serving Harrisburg and the surrounding area, affiliated with Feeding South Dakota and AmpleHarvest.org.Available services include:FoodSenior food boxes for those aged 60+ who meet program guidelinesSummer food backpack program (for the weekends)Cleaning suppliesSchool supplies including backpacks (there is no application/deadline)Personal care itemsWinter coats
Hours: 4:00pm - 7:00pm (CT), every Tuesday of the month10:00am - 12:00pm (CT), 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month Or by appointmentVisit facebook for current schedule
Eligibility: Open to all in need. Adults Teens Families
Documents To Bring: Driver's license or alternate ID i.e. Passport, legal State ID or Social Security number.