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Emergency Assistance Options

November 01, 2017

Category: Applications

Emergency Assistance Options

GROW SD offers emergency services in the following South Dakota counties:  Beadle, Brown, Campbell, Day, Edmunds, Faulk, Hand, Hughes, Hyde, McPherson, Marshall, Potter, Roberts, Spink, Stanley, Sully, Walworth. 

View the list of South Dakota Community Action Agencies to determine which agency serves your county.


Please read each statement and select the application that best fits your needs.

1. RENTAL HOUSEHOLDS.  Have you been financially impacted DUE to COVID or DURING the COVID Pandemic (not necessarily caused by the pandemic)? If yes, APPLY ONLINE to the SD Cares Housing Assistance Program.  Be sure to provide documentation of how income has been lost, proof of income, a copy of your ID, and documentation of expenses owed.

2. HOMEOWNER HOUSEHOLDS ONLY. If you are looking for assistance with your utilities, please print out and complete this application, and mail or email it into GROW SD.  Make sure to include all items listed on the cover sheet of the application.  Funds are limited, and you must meet income eligibility to receive assistance.


SDHDA CARES Housing Assistance Program has assistance for RENTERS only, at this time.

GROW SD's Emergency Assistance Program is for individuals and families to help with past due rent, utilities, and other minor expenses, depending on the funding available.  FUNDING IS LIMITED and may not always be available in all of our counties, please contact GROW SD for funding availability**


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