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South Dakota SNAP Program Earns Top Ranking
South Dakota is among four states leading the nation in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program administration, according to a recently released USDA report.


South Dakota Receives Additional Grant Funding to Continue Opioid Prevention and Treatment Services
The Department of Social Services (DSS), Division of Behavioral Health will receive just over $4 million for two years totaling over $8 million in federal funding to help combat opioid use in South Dakota through the State Opioid Response grant.


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Issues Decision in Favor of State
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit rendered an opinion in favor of The Department of Social Services (DSS) and other state defendants Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.


South Dakota Medicaid Submits Waiver Request to CMS for Career Connector Program
The Department of Social Services (DSS) has submitted a request to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) for a five-year Medicaid 1115 demonstration waiver.


Gov. Dennis Daugaard Declares September as Suicide Prevention Month
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed September as Suicide Prevention Month in South Dakota.