for any information regarding the department of Human services please use the information below.
Division of Developmental Disabilities
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.
Website - http://dhs.sd.gov/developmentaldisabilities/default.aspx
Phone - 605-773-3438 or 1-800-265-9684
Division of Long Term Services & Supports
The mission of the Division of Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) is "To provide opportunities to enable older South Dakotans and adults who are disabled to live independent, meaningful, and dignified lives while maintaining close family and community ties by promoting in-home and community-based services to prevent or delay premature or inappropriate institutionalization."
Website - http://dhs.sd.gov/LTSS/default.aspx
Phone - 605-773-3656
Division of Rehabilitation Services
The Division of Rehabilitation Services can help individuals with disabilities to obtain or maintain employment, economic self-sufficiency, personal independence and full inclusion into society.
Website - http://dhs.sd.gov/rehabservices/default.aspx
Phone - 605-773-4644
Disability Determination Services
Disability Determination Services' mission is providing accurate, impartial and timely disability decisions for South Dakota citizens.
Phone - 605-367-5499 or 800-658-2272
Division of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired
The mission of the Division of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired (SBVI) is to provide individualized rehabilitation services that result in optimal employment and independent living outcomes for citizens who are blind or visually impaired.
Website - http://dhs.sd.gov/servicetotheblind/default.aspx
Phone - 605-773-4644
Provides assistance to adults with developmental disablities by providing court appointed guardianship or conservatorship services or by providing financial assistance to families or others in obtaining guardianship or conservatorship of an adult with a developmental disability.
Website - http://dhs.sd.gov/guardianship/default.aspx
Phone - 605-773-5440
South Dakota Developmental Center
The mission of the South Dakota Developmental Center (SDDC) is to provide comprehensive specialized services designed to enhance quality of life and community inclusion for people with Intellectual Disabilities and/or Developmental Disabilities.
Website - http://dhs.sd.gov/developmentalcenter/default.aspx
Phone - 605-472-2400
Budget & Finance
The Office of Budget and Finance provides financial support for the department and is comprised of four areas:
- provider reimbursement and grants
- accounts payable
- financial information and systems
Website - http://dhs.sd.gov/budgetandfinance.aspx
Phone - 605-773-5990
Council on Developmental Disabilities
Assists people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in achieving the quality of life they desire through advocacy and systems change.
Website - https://dhs.sd.gov/cdd.aspx
Phone - 605-773-6369