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Additionally, PG's Student Assistance Program is a confidential third-party support and counseling service provided by Health Advocate that is available 24/7 and complimentary to all active Purdue University Global students and their dependents. Visit PG Campus's Page on the Student Assistance Program.
South Dakota Medicaid is a federal and state-funded program providing health coverage for people who meet certain eligibility standards. Medicaid acts as an insurance company insurance company for these individuals and pays for medically necessary services
Most of the individuals covered by South Dakota Medicaid are children. Other individuals covered by South Dakota Medicaid include low-income pregnant women, parents, and other caretaker relatives, seniors in nursing homes, and individuals with physical or developmental disabilities. Apply to find out if you are eligible.
The Weatherization Assistance Program is designed to help low income South Dakota households overcome the high cost of energy by making their homes more energy efficient.
Energy Assistance helps low-income South Dakotans pay for their home heating costs.
South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) was created by the South Dakota Legislature in 1973 with a stated mission to provide decent, safe and affordable housing to low- and moderate-income South Dakotans.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) helps low-income South Dakotans buy the food they need to stay healthy while they work to regain financial independence. SNAP benefits are not intended to cover all of a person or family’s food costs but will help with purchasing the food needed for a nutritionally adequate diet.
South Dakota WIC (Women, Infants and Children) is a nutrition program funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and administered by the South Dakota Department of Health that promotes bettering the health and wellbeing of low-income women, infants and young children. The program provides education on making nutritious choices, building positive eating habits and improving health. It supports South Dakotans in need by providing food vouchers to be used at participating vendors and grocery stores throughout the state.
South Dakota Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is a temporary public assistance work program administered by the Department of Social Services and the Department of Labor and Regulation.
It is designed to provide temporary assistance and economic self-sufficiency for children and families.
Provide comprehensive care and quality service to veterans and their families, regarding health care, education, disability benefits, long-term care, and burial honors by providing professional customer service and care.
East River Legal Services (ERLS) exists to better the lives of the over 46,000 people living in poverty in Eastern South Dakota. We offer free legal services to our communities Veterans, Older Americans (60+), Disabled, Victims of Violence, and all those facing financial insecurity.
The Mission of Dakota Plains Legal Services is to promote equal access to justice and improve the lives of our low income clients through quality legal assistance. We provide legal representation, advocacy, conflict resolution, and community education options to meet the legal needs of our Native American and non-Native clients and our community. This includes Indian law, family law, health law, housing law, and income maintenance law. All DPLS offices are located on or near Indian reservations in South Dakota and North Dakota, And DPLS has an especially proud history of effective advocacy addressing the unique needs of our Native American clients.