The Inter-Lakes Community Action Partnership (ICAP) provides a number of services, grants and community resources for low-income families and senior citizens throughout the region including Hamlin County.

The Hamlin County ICAP office provides the following services and information...

  • 60’s Plus Dining:  To serve the varied needs of seniors, the program includes two options: Congregate and home-delivered.

  • Early Head Start: Children age 0-3 and pregnant mothers. Provides an educational plan for their young children. To give them every advantage in life.

  • Budgeting Assistance & Protective and Representative Payee Services:  Teach budgeting, controlling client’s checking accounts and paying their bills, money management for those that Social Security select that need financial training.

  • Case Management:  Help set up steps to accomplish goals and budgeting.

  • ECIP: Energy Crisis Intervention Program, furnace repair and energy assistance programs.

  • Emergency Crisis Services: helps prevent disconnects for utilities, provides gas vouchers, medication or shelter.

  • Food Pantry: Inform clients of food pantries in our area.

  • Garden Vouchers: Provide vouchers for seeds and plants to help provide fresh vegetables for our clients.  Also provide them with information on freezing and canning if they would like.

  • Homeless Programs:  Help with deposits and or rent for a very short period. They must meet with us every two weeks to receive training on how to be financially stable and they must find and keep employment.

  • Information and Referrals:  When needed we will refer clients to other agencies for help.  SSI, SSDI, Food Stamps, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, Veterans Affairs, etc.

  • LIEAP: energy assistance program for those living in poverty.

  • Medical Equipment: lend out walkers, toilet risers, canes, shower chairs or whatever we have available at the time.

  • School Supplies Program: provide back packs and school supplies for a child to be able to start school and feel good about having new things. Families must qualify as low income.

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ICAP's Information

Miriam Reppe

300 4th Street

Hayti, South Dakota 57241

Hamlin Phone:  605 783-3867

Deuel Phone:  605 874-2062

Immediate Assistance:  605 692-6391 ext 24

ICAP's Hours





Closed on weekends and legal holidays.  

ICAP's Links

All Clients who are applying for services must fill out the Universal Data Form and bring into the office along with Proof of Income.​ 


If you are not able to print a form out, we will have one available for you at the office.

Universal Data Form

Additional Family Members Universal Data Form