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Affordable Housing Solutions

Address:
630 S Minnesota Ave #100
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Map & Directions

(13 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(605) 332-0704

Website:
http://www.siouxfallshousing.org

Services:
Provides short or long term rental assistance and mortgage payment assistance to persons who are diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and meet income limitations. Case management services available for both housing and non-housing issues Assistance with past due utility bills and other housing-related supportive services may be available There is a waiting list for rental and mortgage assistance No waiting list for case management services and some supportive services.

Hours:
8:00am - 5:00pm (CT), Monday - Friday

Eligibility:
Serves persons who are diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and meet income limitations Adults Families

Documents To Bring:
No documentation needed for initial application


Veterans Community Resource

Address:
1113 E 14th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Map & Directions

(13 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(605) 274-1540

Website:
http://www.voa-dakotas.org

Services:
The Per Diem program works to house eligible veterans in community-based housing.  Upon completion of the program, veterans will assume the lease and this will become their permanent housing.  Services provided include: assistance with rent; furniture; utilities; food and coordination with community resources.

Hours:
9:00am - 4:30pm (CT), Monday - Saturday

Eligibility:
Homeless and at risk veterans and families. Adults Families

Documents To Bring:
Copy of DD214


An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.

-- Washington Irving

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation, Sioux Falls Job Service

Address:
811 E 10th St #41
Sioux Falls, SD 57103

Map & Directions

(13 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(605) 367-5300

Website:
http://www.bhssc.org

Services:
Eligible applicants (migrant and seasonal farm workers and their dependents) may receive, depending upon availability of funds, assistance with financial aid for vocational schools and colleges, subsidized on-site training programs, employment counseling, job placement, testing and evaluation, financial assistance in relocating for education training and job placement, and emergency financial services such as, but not limited to, emergency food, medical, rental assistance, and transportation costs.


Community Outreach

Address:
225 E 11th St #200
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Map & Directions

(13 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(605) 331-3935

Website:
http://thecommunityoutreach.org/

Services:
An ecumenical ministry supported by churches, Sioux Empire United Way, and other donors in Lincoln, McCook, Minnehaha, and Turner Counties.Community Outreach assists people who are struggling with basic financial and non-financial needs by providing information, referral to other resources, and where appropriate, financial assistance in the following areas:Rental/security deposit and/or 1st month's rent for people seeking housingEviction Prevention assistanceUtility shut off prevention assistance for water, lights, and heating. (Community Outreach staff will determine if disconnect notice is required). Transportation assistance (Sioux Falls Bus passes or gasoline) for job search, new employment, multiple medical appointmentsCar repairs where the vehicle is needed for employment.Co-administers Sharing Christmas (holiday assistance program) with the Center of Hope.

Hours:
9:00am - 12:00noon; 1:00pm - 4:00pm (CT), Monday - FridayAppointment for all financial assistance are scheduled Thursdays at 9:00am for the next week. They fill up fast.

Eligibility:
Open to residents of Lincoln, McCook, Minnehaha, and Turner Counties For most clients from Minnehaha County, a meeting with Minnehaha County Human Services will be required prior to the appointment with a TCO Caseworker. Adults Teens Children Families

Documents To Bring:
Call for information, depending on service provided. Community Outreach staff will determine if disconnect notice is required for utility assistance.


The idea of thanking staff should mean giving them something that they would never buy for themselves.

-- Jayne Crook

Minnehaha County Human Services

Address:
521 N Main Ave #201
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Map & Directions

(13 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(605) 367-4217

Website:
http://www.minnehahacounty.org

Services:
Provides emergency assistance with:ShelterRent and depositsUtility bills (must have a disconnect notice for water, lights, or heating)Food and non-food itemsBurialTransportation assistance: either gasoline or bus ticket for transients/nonresidents stranded here and needing to get home. Out of town travel assistance is not offered to MC residents.Dental careMedical care (hospitalization)MedicationsIdentification and or birth certificate (if needed for the purposes of obtaining employment/housing) The majority of assistance provided is in the form of a no-interest loan for which a lien is created. The client does not receive any bill from County but is expected to repay the debt, starting in a time frame created by the caseworker. If there is no payment made for a period of about 18 months, the debt does get sent to collections.Intake procedures: Walk-ins are handled on a first-come, first-serve basis at 8:00am and 1:00pm, Monday - Friday.Lincoln County residents may apply at either the Sioux Falls office (Monday - Friday) or Canton office 8:00am - 5:00pm, Tuesdays.Canton office:723 E. 5th StreetCanton, SD(605) 941-5833

Hours:
8:00am - 5:00pm (CT), Monday - FridayWalk-in appointments: 8:00am and 1:00pm (CT), Monday - Friday

Eligibility:
Minnehaha County residents and emergency assistance for transients Adults Teens Children Families

Documents To Bring:
1. Photo ID and social security cards for all members of the household 2. Two months wage / income verification 3. For utility requests, a disconnect notice 4. For rent request, copy of your lease (that includes a list of everyone who is approved to live at that address) 5. For HSC requests, a letter of referral from the referring agency


Inter-Lakes Community Action

Address:
505 N Western Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Map & Directions

(13 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(605) 334-2808

Website:
http://www.interlakescap.com

Services:
ICAP Housing Services in Minnehaha County:Bright Futures: A comprehensive program aimed at helping eligible homeless participants to enter and maintain permanent housing and move toward self-sufficiency. Program participants can receive a broad range of housing services, along with tenant education that teaches the participants the skills they need in order to be successful renters.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 $2,000.00. 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. There is a waiting list for this program, and a Care Referral form is needed to get in the program. Heartland House: The Heartland House is a rapid re-housing program for families experiencing homelessness with the goal of self-sufficiency. Housing and support services (education, job search, nutritional information, living skills, and intensive family case management) are provided.Heartland House Donations:      Call prior to dropping items off, drop off items. Fridays from 12:00pm - 3:00pm or by appointment. The Heartland House accepts the following items: Clothing - children's and infant items - any size, diapers, dishes, toys/games, tools, furniture, baby furniture, VCR's, TV's (no counsel TV's), microwaves, bedding/linen supplies - pillows (washable filling), sheet sets, towels (kitchen and bath), household items, and hygiene/personal Items.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 - Friday

Eligibility:
Vary by program Adults Teens Children Families

Documents To Bring:
Vary by program


Mc Cook Public Welfare Office

Address:
130 W Essex Ave
Salem, SD 57058

Map & Directions

(24 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(605) 425-2271

Website:
http://www.interlakescap.com

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


Trinity Lutheran Church

Address:
203 Harth Ave N
Madison, SD 57042

Map & Directions

(29 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(605) 256-2771

Website:
http://www.tlcmadison.com/

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


Welfare Office

Address:
200 Center St E # 1
Madison, SD 57042

Map & Directions

(29 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(605) 256-7619

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.


Inter-Lakes Community Action

Address:
111 Van Eps Ave N
Madison, SD 57042

Map & Directions

(29 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(605) 256-6518

Website:
http://www.interlakescap.com

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

Eligibility:
Vary by program Adults Teens Children Families

Documents To Bring:
Vary by program


Work your way up or rust your way out.

-- Holton

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