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American Legion State Headquarters

Address: 14 1st Ave SE, Codington County Courthouse, PO Box 67

Contact:

Phone: P: 605-886-3604; F:886-2870

Email:

Website: watertownsd.com/list/member/american-legion-state-headquarters-watertown-75

Men & women, who served during war-time conflict, will be considered for temporary financial aid.. This is a program which covers the basic needs of children; families without children will not be considered. If eligible, help is received in the form of a grant which does not need to be paid back.



Codington County Veteran's Office

Address: 125 S. Broadway, Codington County Courthouse

Contact:

Phone: P: 605-882-6289; F: 605-882-6392

Email: veteran@codington.org

Website: codington.org/veteran-service/

The Veteran's Service Officer provides expert claims service to every eligible Codington County veteran and his/her dependents and survivors; they also aid the veteran in understanding entitlements, which can minimize the burden of health and economic stress, and they process the necessary forms for Federal as well as State Veteran benefits. Call prior for an appointment.



Codington County Welfare Office

Address: 14 1st Ave SE, Codington County Courthouse

Contact:

Phone: 605-882-6286

Email: codwelfare@codington.org

Website: www.codington.org/welfare/

Assist with rent, utilities, medical, and offer prescription discount card for those who meet the qualifications. Interested parties need to apply through the county.



Codington County WIC Office - Community Health Office

Address: 104 1st Ave NW

Contact:

Phone: 605-882-5177

Email:

Website: wicprograms.org/li/codington_county_wic_office_57201

Supplemental food program available to pregnant or nursing women infants, and children under age 5, who meet income guidelines and have medical and nutritional needs. FB page- South Dakota WIC Program



Inter-Lakes Community Action Partnership (ICAP)

Address: 7 8th Ave SE

Contact: Cindy Raml

Phone: 605-886-7674

Email: craml@interlakescap.com

Website: www.interlakescap.com

A community based non-profic organization which serves primarily low-income families and senior citizens in a 14-county area of East Central South Dakota. We administer a variety of programs supported through grants, donations, and other community resources to assist participants and their communities to achieve full potential.



SD Department of Social Services - Economic Assistance

Address: 2001 9th Ave SW, Suite 300

Contact:

Phone: 605-882-5000 or 1-866-239-6787 Fax: 605-882-5045

Email: DSSRegion5EA@state.sd.us

Website: dss.sd.gov/findyourlocaloffice/listings.aspx#watertown

Provides medical, nutritional, financial, and case management services to promote the well-being of lower income families, children, people with disabilities, and the elderly.



Salvation Army

Address: 621 4th St SE

Contact: Shannon Schafer

Phone: 605-886-4030

Email:

Website:

Assist with rent, utilities, prescriptions, gas, meals, motel rooms, and vouchers for the Salvation Army Thrift Store. Hours by appointment are Monday-Friday 9am-3pm.



Suzanne Jacobson Foundation -Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation

Address: 401 9th Ave NW

Contact:

Phone: 605-882-7631

Email:

Website: www.prairielakes.com/images/pdfs/SJM_Fund_2011.pdf

The SJMF can assist with funds for medical bills for an individual or family, who undergoes a lengthy or unexpected illness or injury. Funds could also be used to assist with travel expenses to enable family members to stay near a loved one.



Social Security Administration

Address: 514 Jenson Ave SE

Contact:

Phone: 888-737-1763 or 800-772-1213

Email:

Website: www.ssa.gov

Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri: 9:00am - 4:00pm Wed: 9am - noon Provides continuing income to a person or family when earnings stop or are reduced due to disability, retirement or death.



LSS Consumer Credit Services

Address: 1424 9th Ave SE #7

Contact: Mary K.Johnson

Phone: 605-882-2740 or 1-800-568-7116

Email:

Website: www.lsssd.org

Consultation on personal finances, establish personal spending & debt management plan, student loan counseling, financial education, debt and credit education, and home buyer/owner education. CFR is dedicated to educating consumers on financial fitness, housing issues and the wise use of credit.