DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

Shawnie Rechtenbaugh, Department Secretary





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developmental disabilities

The mission of the Division of Developmental Disabilities is to ensure that people with developmental disabilities have equal opportunities and receive the services and supports they need to live and work in South Dakota communities.

Our principles are:

  1. We will support people to participate in the life of their community.
  2. We will honor the importance of relationships with family and friends.
  3. We will ensure that quality services are available and accessible.
  4. We will work with providers to enhance services while respecting the dignity of risk and the importance of health and safety.
  5. We will respect and value cultural diversity.
  6. We will be good stewards of public funds.

Division Highlights

PUBLIC NOTICE
CHOICES Waiver

The South Dakota Department of Social Services, in conjunction with the Department of Human Services, has proposed a renewal of the CHOICES Medicaid 1915 (c) waiver, which is operated by the Division of Developmental Disabilities in the South Dakota Department of Human Services. The proposed CHOICES waiver renewal is available on the Department of Human Services website: https://dhs.sd.gov/developmentaldisabilities/default.aspx 

The proposed changes in the waiver are:

The proposed CHOICES waiver renewal will be open for public comment for 30-days from January 9, 2023 to February 8, 2023. Comments may be made by e-mail to infodd@state.sd.us , by phone at 605-773-3438, or by mail using the address below.

Copies of the proposed CHOICES waiver renewal are available at the Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities. Written requests for a copy of the proposed waiver, and corresponding comments, may be sent to:

 

JAZE SOLLARS
WAIVER ADMINISTRATOR
DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
3800 E. HWY 34, C/O 500 E. CAPITOL
PIERRE, SD 57501

 

A town hall conference call will be held January 19, 2023 from 11:00am-12:00pm CST. Individuals wishing to participate should use the following call-in information: Dial In: 1-605-679-7263 and enter Conference Code: 962 780 018

CHOICES Waiver Renewal Flyer
CHOICES Public Notice 01.09.23
CHOICES Waiver Draft 01.09.23

 

Front Door to Supports

Front Door Workgroup Overview
Front Door Workgroup Agenda 06.08.22
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Front Door Workgroup Agenda 08.04.22
Front Door Workgroup Agenda 09.08.22
Front Door Workgroup Agenda 10.13.22

 

 

 

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