Links & Resources

Consumer Protection

Elder Abuse

Estate Planning

Health Care

Investments

Legal Services

Paying for Health Care

Retired Senior Volunteer Program

Foster Grandparent Program

Senior Companion Program

Benefits & Services

Other Resources

Office of Attorney General Marty J. Jackley
1302 E Hwy 14 Ste 1
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
605-773-3215
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Office of Adult Services and Aging
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
605-773-3656
     
AARP
5105 S Nevada, Suite 105
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
605-361-2278
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Consumer Protection

     
SD Division of Consumer Protection
1302 E Hwy 14 Ste 3
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
1-800-300-1986
605-773-4400
605-773-6585
     
SD Public Utilities Commission
(takes complaints on telecommunications companies and power companies)
1-800-332-1782
     
National Fraud Information Center
(provides advice and referrals on telemarketing fraud)
1-800-876-7060
     
National Highway Traffic Safety
(provides information on auto safety recalls and automobile defects)
1-800-424-9393
     
Direct Marketing Association
  Telephone Preference Service
(remove your name from telemarketing lists)
PO Box 9014
Farmingdale, NY 11735
  Mail Preference Service
(remove your name from direct mail lists)
PO Box 9008
Farmingdale, NY 11738
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Elder Abuse
Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
http://atg.sd.gov/TheOffice/Divisions/MedicaidFraudControlUnit.aspx
605-773-4102
     
Adult Services and Aging Protective Services
http://dss.sd.gov/elderlyservices/services/adultprotective.asp
877-286-9072
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Estate Planning
State Board of Funeral Service 605-642-1600
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Health Care
South Dakota Department of Health
http://doh.sd.gov/
605-773-3361
     
Office of Adult Services & Aging
http://dss.sd.gov/elderlyservices/index.asp
605-773-3656
     
 State Board of Chiropractic Examiners 605-997-3733
 State Board of Dentistry 605-224-1218
 State Board of Hearing Aid Dispensers 605-642-1600
 State Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners 605-336-1965
 State Board of Nursing 605-362-2760
 State Board of Nursing Home Administrators 605-331-5040
 State Board of Optometry Examiners 605-347-2666
     
National Health Information Center
http://www.health.gov/nhic
(US Department of Health & Human Services information referral service)
1-800-336-4797
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Investments
South Dakota Division of Securities 605-773-4823
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Legal Services
Black Hills Legal Services 1-800-742-8602
605-342-7171
     
East River Legal Services 1-800-952-3015
605-336-9230
     
Dakota Plains Legal Services
(branch offices in Eagle Butte, Ft. Thompson, Pierre,
Pine Ridge, Sisseton, and Fort Yates, ND)
1-800-658-2297
605-856-4444
     
State Bar Lawyer Referral Service
http://www.sdbar.org
1-800-952-2333
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Paying for Health Care
Social Security Administration ( http://www.ssa.gov ) 1-800-722-1213
  Aberdeen Office 605-226-7231
  Huron Office 605-226-7231
  Pierre Office 605-224-2137
  Pine Ridge Office 605-867-1667
  Rapid City Office 605-342-1819
  Sioux Falls Office 605-330-4334
  Watertown Office 605-886-8284
  Yankton Office 605-665-6801
     
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
http://www.cms.gov/
303-844-4024
     
South Dakota Foundation of Medical Care
(South Dakota's Medicare Peer Review Organization)
1-800-658-2285
     
Blue Shield of North Dakota
(South Dakota's Medicare Part B carrier)
1-701-277-2227
     
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Iowa
(South Dakota's Medicare Part A carrier)
1-877-910-8139
     
US Department of Health and Human Services
Office of the Inspector General (Medicare)
(takes complaints of fraud or abuse in Medicare or Medicaid programs, answers Medicare questions)
1-800-447-8477
     
Adult Services & Aging SHIINE Program
http://www.shiine.net/
1-800-822-8804
     

SD Department of Social Services
http://dss.sd.gov/

605-773-3165
     
Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
http://atg.sd.gov/TheOffice/Divisions/MedicaidFraudControlUnit.aspx
605-773-4102
     
SD Division of Insurance
http://www.state.sd.us/drr2/reg/insurance/index.html
605-773-3563
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Retired Senior Volunteer Program
Black Hills State University
1200 University Street, Unit 9089, Spearfish, SD 57785
605-642-5198
1-800-365-8336
     
City of Mitchell
300 W. 1st Street, Mitchell, SD 57301
605-995-8440
     
City of Rapid City
333 Sixth Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
605-394-2507
     
St. Mary's Foundation
800 E. Dakota Avenue, Pierre, SD 57501
605-224-3337

     
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
1000 N. West Avenue #260, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
605-362-2517
1-888-239-1210
     
Volunteers of America Dakotas
Box 89306, 1309 W. 51st Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57109

605-339-1199
1-800-365-8336

     
     
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Foster Grandparent Program
Black Hills Special Services Coop
Box 218, Sturgis, SD 5778
605-347-4467
1-887-613-4016
     

Volunteers of America Dakotas
Box 89306,1309 W 51st Street, Sioux Falls,SD 57109

(605) 362-2517
1-800-365-8336

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Senior Companion Program

The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society   1000 N. West Avenue #260, Sioux Falls, SD 57109

605-362-2517
1-888-239-1210

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Senior Benefits and Services
Social Security Administration
http://www.ssa.gov
1-800-772-1213
     
SD Department of Revenue
http://www.state.sd.us/drr2/revenue.html
605-773-3311
     
Low Income Energy Assistance Program
http://dss.sd.gov/energyassistance/
1-800-233-8503
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Other Resources
American Cancer Society 1-800-ACS-2345
  National Information Call Center
(provides equipment assistance to cancer patients)
  Aberdeen 1-800-622-8267
  Mitchell 1-888-361-8696
  Pierre 1-800-214-1966
  Rapid City 1-800-529-0024
  Sioux Falls 1-800-660-7703
  Watertown 1-800-870-5572
     
Cancer Information and Counseling Line 1-800-525-3777
     
Easter Seal Society of South Dakota
http://www.sd.easter-seals.org
(serves people with disabling health problems and financial needs)
605-224-5879
     
Elderhostel
(education/travel expenses for seniors age 60+)
1-800-448-7801
     
Homecare Services of South Dakota
(provides support services such as homemaker and nursing)
605-224-2273
     
National Eye Care Project Helpline
(provides help for the elderly with eye problems)
1-800-222-3937
     
South Dakota Green Thumb, Inc.
(provides part-time employment for people over 55 who meet federal low income guidelines)
605-332-7991
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