The Lake County Welfare Office is committed to providing support and relief to indigent individuals and families who are residents of Lake County. Depending on funding and eligibility, financial assistance may be available for housing, utilities, food, transportation, medical, and burial/funeral.

County assistance is a resource of last resort, available only after all other personal resources, governmental programs, insurance benefits, family assistance, or other aid have been exhausted.

The Lake County Welfare Office is also committed to helping our residents connect with services and resources that are available within the community.

Staff

Carrie Schiernbeck

Welfare Officer Send an Email

Contact Information

Main Office

Address:
Lake County Welfare
200 E Center St
Madison SD 57042

Phone:
605-256-7619

Office Hours:
At this time, the Welfare Office is open and available to assist the public with services that must be done in person by appointment only.
Many services may be provided online, by e-mail, or over the phone, and we would continue to encourage the public to utilize these options.
Office staff may be working remotely on Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays.
We respectfully request that you do not visit other county offices to conduct welfare business, as they will be unable to assist you.

Announcements

Plat Deadline - 3/11/2024
Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Complete applications due for Plats to be considered at 3/19/24 meeting

CUP / Variance Deadline - 3/4/2024
Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Complete applications due for CUPs and Variances to be considered at the 3/19/24 meeting

HIGHWAY SEASONAL BIDS
Monday, February 12, 2024

The Commission will receive sealed bids until 10:00 a.m. on 3/1/24 for materials or services needed by the Highway Department in 2024 and during the 2024 construction season. Click here for the notice and bid specifications.

WEED SPRAY BID
Monday, February 12, 2024

The Commission will receive sealed bids until 10:00 a.m. on 3/1/24 for contract spraying of county right-of-way and riprap for noxious weeds. Click here for the notice and specifications.

February - License Plate Renewal C/D/E
Thursday, February 1, 2024

Vehicle License plate renewal for vehicle owners with the FIRST letter in their LAST NAME that beings with C or D or E.

LOAD LIMITS - EFFECTIVE 2/15/24
Thursday, February 1, 2024

Seasonal Load Limits will be effective on 2/15/24 due to the unusual warm weather conditions. Click here to view the notice.

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