Check out the following resources for information about or assistance with a variety of legal and community issues in the state of South Dakota
The Unified Judicial System of South Dakota has a large selection of self-help materials for those filing in state court like divorce, parenting, veteran resources, criminal, and small claims.
South Dakota Housing Development Authority with local partner agencies are providing emergency housing and utility assistance for South Dakota residents through Federal COVID Stimulus funds.
HUD offers South Dakota specific information on tenant rights and laws for housing. HUD also has resources for evictions and housing assistance, as well as news on housing changes.
South Dakota Consumer Protection offers a guide on understanding housing and tenant rights, as well as how to terminate leases. There are also helpful questions to consider when renting.
Working Against Violence, Inc. (WAVI) is committed to providing survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault temporary emergency shelter, food, and supportive services in the Black Hills and Rapid City.
The South Dakota Department of Public Safety has a map of available shelters in South Dakota with contact information for survivors. They also have a victims' assistance program providing resources to survivors.
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