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Public Meetings on State Plan for Independent Living Scheduled





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, May 19, 2016

Contact: Dan Hoblick, Department of Human Services, 605-773-6463

 

 

Public Meetings on State Plan for Independent Living Scheduled

 

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS), South Dakota Independent Living Council (SILC), the Centers for Independent Living/Independent Living Choices, Native American Advocacy Program, and the Western Resources for Independent Living are hosting four public meetings on the State Plan for Independent Living.

 

These public meetings will be held from 2pm-4pm on the following dates and locations:

 

Date

Location

Address

City

 

 

 

 

Thurs. May 26 

Thurs. May 26

Thurs. May 26

Thurs. May 26

DHS/DRS Office  

DHS Office

DHS/DRS Office

Rehabilitation Center

for the Blind

1707 4th Ave. SE  

3800 East Hwy 34

2330 N Maple

2900 W 11th St.

 Aberdeen

Pierre

Rapid City

Sioux Falls

 

The draft of the State Plan for Independent Living for FY2017 – FY2019 will be discussed at each meeting. The draft of the State Plan for Independent Living is available at http://dhs.sd.gov/drs or www.sd-ccd.org.

 

If you cannot attend one of these locations, you can join the presentation by clicking on the following link https://meet.lync.com/southdakotastateof/bernie.grimme/C5YFQ6BR or by calling

1-866-410-8397. Passcode to be connected is 6057736282.

 

Written comments will be accepted to the following addresses until May 26th:

 

Statewide Independent Living Council                          

221 South Central Ave., Suite 34A                                 

Pierre, SD. 57501      

                                                    

Division of Rehabilitation Services

3800 East Hwy 34 c/o East Capitol Ave.

Pierre, S.D. 57501

 

Facilities are accessible to people with mobility impairments. If you need an auxiliary aid and service e.g., American Sign Language interpreter, please contact SILC staff at 1-800-210-0143 or

shellyp@sd-ccd.org.

 

For more information, contact SILC staff at 1-800-210-0143 or shellyp@sd-ccd.org.