Lynne A. Valenti
Cabinet Secretary

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June 8, 2010

Applications Available for the
2010 Visitation Enforcement Grants

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Social Services is now accepting applications for the 2010 Visitation Enforcement grants. Applications must be postmarked by July 23, 2010, to be considered for funding.

The Visitation Enforcement Task Force will review the grant applications at 9 a.m. CDT on Aug. 9 at 700 Governors Drive (Kneip Building Conference Room No. 1), in Pierre.  The Task Force encourages all interested persons to attend. Applicants must provide 12 copies of their applications for distribution to Task Force members.

Applications must be mailed by July 23, 2010, to:

  • South Dakota Department of Social Services
    Victims’ Services Program
    700 Governors Drive
    Pierre, SD  57501

Grant funds will be awarded to successful applicants for the purpose of providing scholarships to income-eligible families to help support and facilitate non-custodial parent access to and visitation with their children. 

For more information on the application or the grant requirements, contact Carmin Sommer at 605-773-3641 or