Disability Grants in South Dakota

Last Updated on August 7, 2022 by Danielle McDonald

Are you looking for ways to get a wheelchair van, and you live in South Dakota? Then, you’re in the right place. This list has information about resources for disability grants in your state. It has everything you need in order to lease or buy a handicap van, or modify it with accessibility equipment. This includes a scooter lift, wheelchair ramp, pivoting seating system, adaptive driving hand controls, and anything in between. This list has you covered.

Listed below are the main sources of South Dakota disability grants and other assistance. Although some of these resources don’t offer grants to individuals, they can be useful in helping you find financial assistance options for handicap vans that you didn’t know existed.

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Furthermore, contact South Dakota-based foundation offices and other organizations that work with people with disabilities. These offices often offer grants for disabled people themselves, and they can help you find where to apply.

Sources for South Dakota Disability Grants and Assistance

Dakotalink

Dakotalink connects South Dakotans with disabilities to the assistive technology they need to have a more independent, engaged lives. It will help you get the most out of assistive technology, introduce you to them, and teach you how to use them, and lend them to you before purchasing. Also, it can help you get financial assistance for a wheelchair van, and support your efforts to maximize mobility and freedom through assistive technology.

Contact Information:

P.O. Box 218,

Sturgis, SD 57785

(605) 347-4476

[email protected]

Rocky Mountain Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Center

This office of the National Network of ADA Centers provides support and services to persons with disabilities who live in South Dakota. This Center is a valuable resource when you are looking for financial aid for a wheelchair van, accessibility conversions, or equipment. The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research largely funds the center.

Contact Information:

3630 Sinton Road, Suite 103

Colorado Springs, CO 80907

(719) 444-0268

South Dakota Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs)

Your local ADRC can provide information and recommendations on where to apply for financial assistance if you or someone you love needs a handicap van due to age or disability-related impairment. The link above will take you to the contact information of the Center in your area.

South Dakota Area Agencies on Aging (AAA)

You can click over to view a list of all the AAA offices in South Dakota. These Agencies dedicate themselves to the care of South Dakota’s elderly residents. Ask about possible sources of disability grants that can help you meet your mobility requirements.

South Dakota Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities (CCD)

CCD of South Dakota advocates full inclusion in the community for persons with disabilities living in the state. It encourages self-determination, self-responsibility, as well as freedom of choice. The Coalition is a great ally if you are looking for financial assistance to purchase a handicapped-friendly vehicle.

Contact Information:

221 S. Central Ave.

Suite #34A

Pierre, SD 57501

(605) 945-2207 or (800) 210-0143

[email protected]

South Dakota Council on Developmental Disabilities (CDD)

CDDs across the country are managed by boards that are mainly made up members with developmental disabilities or family members with such disabilities. South Dakota Council provides disability grants to assist people with similar disabilities and their families to fully participate as members of their communities.

Contact Information:

[email protected]

South Dakota Department of the Military and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

This State agency ensures that South Dakota veterans who have served in the military receive all benefits and assistance they qualify for as thanks for their service. You may be eligible for disability grants if your disability is a result of active duty, deployment, or VA care. Ask about financial assistance for a wheelchair van, or accessories and modifications to aid handicapped access.

Contact Information:

425 East Capitol Avenue

Pierre, SD 57501

(605) 773-3269 or (877) 579-0015

[email protected]

South Dakota Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC)

The state’s SILC provides protection for the disabled population of South Dakota, and it increases their ability to lead an independent life. While SILCs do not offer grants, they can provide guidance when you are seeking assistance, funds, or other support.

Contact Information:

221 South Central Ave.

Pierre, SD 57501

(605) 945-2207 or (800) 210-0143

[email protected]

This is similar to the SILC Disability Grants in South Carolina.

South Dakota Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS)

The State’s Department of Human Resources administers the VRS. It aims to help disabled South Dakota residents find their desired jobs. They provide training, job placement services, assistance with application, and much more. The agency might also provide you a disability grant if a handicap van is essential in order for you to work.

This is the same as the VRS Disability Grants in Tennessee.

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