Lynne A. Valenti,
Cabinet Secretary


List of 125 Family Activities

Senior Health Information and Insurance Education

LTC Partnership Program

  • DSS offers a wide variety of career opportunities; including Child Support Specialists, Economic Assistance Benefits Specialists, Family Services Specialists and more. Find out how you can join our team today.
Health Insurance Marketplace

Beginning on October 1, 2013, South Dakotans now have some new options to apply for healthcare coverage. The new Health Insurance Marketplace is now open for individuals and families to look for affordable health insurance. Coverage can start as soon as January 1, 2014, and depending on your income you may even be able to get help paying for the insurance premiums. To see your healthcare coverage options through the new on-line Health Insurance Marketplace click here: or call 1-800-318-2596 for more information.

South Dakota Medicaid and CHIP

Individuals and families with lower incomes may qualify for South Dakota's Medicaid or Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) programs. To find out more about Medicaid and CHIP and whether you might qualify, click here.



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