Human Services


  Pennington County Human Services 

Economic Assistance, Diversion Services, and the Veteran's Service Office.

Economic Assistance

The purpose of Economic Assistance is to provide assistance for individuals who meet the eligibility criteria as outlined in the Pennington County-approved guidelines and South Dakota State Statutes.  This includes economic, medical and funeral assistance.

Individuals must be Pennington County residents with no other resources available and must meet income guidelines.  More information about County Economic Assistance.

Veterans Service Office

The Pennington County Veterans Service Office (VSO) assists veterans, and their dependents and survivors in applying for veterans' benefits including benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs and the State of South Dakota.  Referrals are also made to other agencies that may have potential benefits for veterans.  More information about Veterans Service Office

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