Public Hearings, Meetings & Legal Notices


Behavioral Health Advisory Council
Quarterly Meeting
August 14, 2014

The Department of Social Services,  Division of Behavioral Health will be holding a Behavioral Health Advisory Council quarterly meeting on Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (CDT) at the Holiday Inn Express, 101 East Stanley Road, Fort Pierre, SD 57532.

Individuals who are interested in the behavioral health services system may appear in person at the meeting site. Written comments can be sent to the Department of Social Services, Division of Behavioral Health, Kneip Building, c/o 700 Governor’s Drive, Pierre, SD 57501. Written comments will be received at the address indicated above until August 8, 2014. If you have questions, please contact Jennifer Humphrey at 1-855-878-6057 or (605)773-3123.

FY 2015-2016
Community Services Block Grant  

The Department of Social Services will hold a public hearing on the proposed FY 2015 and 2016 State Plan for the administration of the Community Services Block Grant.  The hearing is to obtain final comments on the proposed plan.  It will be held July 31, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. CDT, at Kneip Conference Room 1, Kneip Office Building, 700 Governors Drive, Pierre, SD.

Interested persons may obtain copies of the proposed State Plan by contacting Teresa Schulte, Department of Social Services, 700 Governors Drive, Pierre, SD 57501. Written comments may be submitted to the Department of Social Services, Attn: Teresa Schulte, 700 Governor’s Drive, Pierre SD 57501 and will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. CDT, July 31, 2014.

Notice is further given to individuals with disabilities that the hearing is being held in a physically accessible building.  Individuals needing assistance, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, should contact our office within 48 hours of the public hearing if you have special needs for which this agency will need to make arrangements. The telephone number for making special arrangements is (605)-773-3165.