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Abuse and Neglect

Doc #Document NameInstructionsOnline VersionSpanish VersionEnglish VersionAdd to Cart
BRO/CPS11Central Registry of Child Abuse & Neglectn/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/CPS4Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect Brochuren/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart

Administrative Hearings

Doc #Document NameInstructionsOnline VersionSpanish VersionEnglish VersionAdd to Cart
BRO/DSS3Administrative Hearings Brochuren/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
DSSGuide to Administrative Hearings Proceduren/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart

Adoption and Foster Care

Doc #Document NameInstructionsOnline VersionSpanish VersionEnglish VersionAdd to Cart
BRO/CPS5What I Should Know About Foster Caren/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/CPS9Adoption Subsidy Handbookn/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
CPSFoster Parent Handbookn/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart

Child Care Services

Doc #Document NameInstructionsOnline VersionSpanish VersionEnglish VersionAdd to Cart
BRO/CCS14Choosing Child Care Handbookn/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/CCS3Registration & Licensure of Child Care Environmentsn/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/CCS6Child Care Assistance Program Brochuren/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart
CCSSouth Dakota Child Safety Seat Distribution Programn/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
PosterRecommendations for Exclusion from the Child Care Setting Postern/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
PosterReportable Disease List Postern/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart

Child Protection Services

Doc #Document NameInstructionsOnline VersionSpanish VersionEnglish VersionAdd to Cart
BRO/CPS1Child Protection Services Bookletn/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/CPS15Family Group Conferencing – My Family Meeting n/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/CPS16Family Group Conferencing – Family Group Decision Making n/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/CPS17Family Group Conferencing – Parents Guide n/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/CPS18Family Group Conferencing – Provider Guide n/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/CPS3Safe Havens Brochuren/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/CPS7Independent Living Program Education and Training Voucher Brochuren/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
CPSIndependent Living Program Brochuren/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
DSS-CPSSafe Havens Postern/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart

Child Support

Doc #Document NameInstructionsOnline VersionSpanish VersionEnglish VersionAdd to Cart
BRO/DCS1Child Support Modification Handbookn/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/DCS2Teenage Parents Guide - How to Establish Paternity and Financial Support for your Childn/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/DCS3Income and Wage Withholding Brochure - Information for SD Employers, Financial Institutions, and Other Payors of Incomen/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/DCS4National Medical Support Notice Brochure - An Employers Guiden/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/DCS6Voluntary Paternity Establishment Handbook and Formn/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/DCS8Child Support Parent Handbookn/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart

General

Doc #Document NameInstructionsOnline VersionSpanish VersionEnglish VersionAdd to Cart
BRO/EA11Weatherization Assistance Brochuren/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/EA12Energy Assistance Brochuren/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart

General Social Service Documents

Doc #Document NameInstructionsOnline VersionSpanish VersionEnglish VersionAdd to Cart
BRO/DSS2Constituent Liaison Services Brochuren/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/DSS6Filing a Discrimination Complaint Brochure and Formn/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/DSS8Notice of Privacy Brochuren/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/DSS9DSS Handbookn/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/EACommunity Action Agency Handoutn/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/EA18Long-Term Care Partnership Brochuren/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
POS/EA02Long-Term Care Partnership Fact Sheetn/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
PosterConstituent Liaison Services Postern/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart

Medical Eligiblity

Doc #Document NameInstructionsOnline VersionSpanish VersionEnglish VersionAdd to Cart
BRO/EA14Medical Assistance for Children and Familiesn/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/EA16Medical Assistance for Children and Families: IHS Specificn/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/EA3CHIP Brochuren/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/EA5Medicare Savings Program Brochuren/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/EA8Medicaid Spousal Care Handbookn/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/MS1Medical Assistance Program Recipient Handbookn/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart
PosterCHIP Postern/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
PosterCHIP Postern/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart

Medical Services

Doc #Document NameInstructionsOnline VersionSpanish VersionEnglish VersionAdd to Cart
Primary Care Provider Program Reminders - Emergency Roomn/aonline versionn/an/an/a
BRO/MS1Medical Assistance Program Recipient Handbookn/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/MS3Well-Child Care Brochuren/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/MS4Title XIX Medical Transportation Brochuren/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/MS6Health Home Brochuren/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart

Parent Education

Doc #Document NameInstructionsOnline VersionSpanish VersionEnglish VersionAdd to Cart
BRO/CPS2Common Sense Parenting Brochuren/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart

Recoveries and Fraud

Doc #Document NameInstructionsOnline VersionSpanish VersionEnglish VersionAdd to Cart
BRO/RE1Stop Benefit Fraud Brochuren/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/RE3Estate Recovery Program Brochuren/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/RE4Medicaid Liens Brochuren/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
Rec and FraudStop Benefit Fraud Insertn/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart

SNAP (Food Stamps)

Doc #Document NameInstructionsOnline VersionSpanish VersionEnglish VersionAdd to Cart
BRO/EA10SNAP for Studentsn/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/EA2SNAP Brochuren/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/EA9SNAP Shoppers Guiden/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart

South Dakota EBT

Doc #Document NameInstructionsOnline VersionSpanish VersionEnglish VersionAdd to Cart
BRO/DSS4Direct Deposit Brochuren/an/an/aenglish versionadd to cart
BRO/EBT1EBT Client Handbookn/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

Doc #Document NameInstructionsOnline VersionSpanish VersionEnglish VersionAdd to Cart
BRO/EA4TANF Work Program Brochuren/an/aspanish versionenglish versionadd to cart