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Structured Family Caregiving Offered Statewide





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 24, 2020

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

 

Structured Family Caregiving Offered Statewide

 

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) is now offering Structured Family Caregiving statewide.

 

Structured Family Caregiving is a service that offers participants an opportunity to reside with a family member in the participant's own home or in the home of a family member.

 

LTSS Division Director Yvette Thomas said, “We are very excited about the Structured Family Caregiving service option for people supported by the HOPE waiver.  This service is now available state-wide and offers a new way to support people to stay at home, in their community.”

 

Structured Family Caregiving is available to eligible families, providing financial and professional support to help families care for their loved one.  

 

For eligibility requirements and information on services, please contact Dakota at Home at 1-833-663-9673.

 

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