Hughes County Welfare (South Dakota)

Hughes County WIC Offices provide access to the Women, Infants, and Children nutritional program in Hughes County, South Dakota. Hughes County WIC Offices process applications to join the Hughes County welfare program, provide nutrition education, and administer food services to eligible people. Pregnant and recently pregnant women, infants, and young children are eligible for the program if they meet income requirements and are at nutrition risk. Hughes County WIC Offices determine eligibility for benefits and accept applications, and they may conduct assessments for determining nutrition risk. WIC Office services may be available through their website.

Hughes County WIC Office Pierre SD 740 East Sioux Avenue, 107 57501 605-773-3638

Hughes County Food Stamp Offices administer the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), a form of nutrition assistance provided to income-eligible households in Hughes County, South Dakota. Local Hughes County Food Stamp Offices can process applications for SNAP benefits, help determine eligibility for the program, and provide nutritional education. They also help administer monthly benefits, distribute food assistance benefits, and accept applications from individuals and Hughes County households. Food Stamp Offices in Hughes County may also monitor compliance with SNAP rules. Food Stamp Offices provide access to information and services on their websites.

Pierre Human Services Center Food Stamp Office Pierre SD 912 East Sioux Avenue 57501 800-226-1033

The Hughes County Social Services Department provides a range of health and human services and programs in Hughes County, South Dakota. They often administer safety net programs, provide basic necessities, and protect children, the elderly, and dependent or vulnerable adults. Hughes County Social Services may administer assistance programs such as SNAP or TANF, as well as Medicare or Medicaid and any state health programs for low-income uninsured or underinsured groups. They may also provide Hughes County housing services, substance abuse and addiction services, energy assistance, and mental health services. Social Service Departments in Hughes County provide online access to many of their services and programs.

South Dakota State Social Service Department Pierre SD 700 Governors Drive 57501 605-773-3165

South Dakota State Social Service Department Pierre SD 711 East Wells Avenue 57501 605-773-4766