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The Judges of the Second Judicial Circuit, Lincoln and Minnehaha Counties, have adopted a general requirement that all parents in divorce, custody, and visitation (parenting time) cases complete a short online class communicating the effects of divorce or parental conflict on children. In this Circuit, the judges have chosen to use the SMILE Program, which stands for “Start Making It Livable for Everyone”. SMILE was originally developed by a group of Michigan courts and “Friend of the Courts” programs (called Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, here in South Dakota). SMILE is now used by many states and jurisdictions across the United States. Learn More
Sioux Falls Housing & Redevelopment Commission
The mission of the Sioux Falls Housing & Redevelopment Commission is to improve the quality of life for the Sioux Falls Community, specifically its lower income residents, by administering housing assistance payments programs, promoting the development of affordable, decent and safe housing opportunities, and economic self-sufficiency in a non-discriminatory manner.
630 S. Minnesota Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104-4825
Minnehaha County Human Services
The Minnehaha County Human Services office is dedicated to providing the support and relief of indigent individuals and families who are county residents or transitory. Depending upon funding and eligibility, available emergency services may include shelter, rent, food/non-food items, utility bills, medications, state identification cards, transportation, burials, dental services, optometric services, or hospital bills. County assistance is provided only when other resources have been exhausted. We also strive to promote collaborative efforts by ensuring that all individuals and families locate alternative supportive resources that will educate, empower, and assist them in reaching their maximum potential for self-sufficiency. The county maintains after hour and weekend emergency on-call services though the 211 Helpline which can be accessed by dialing 211.
521 N. Main Ave, Suite 201
Sioux Falls, SD 57104