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.

A list of services that this office provides can be found below.

For questions or additional information, you may contact the Hamlin County Inter-Lakes Community Action Service Worker at 605-783-3867 on Tuesday’s and Thursday’ from 8:00am - 2:00pm or call the Deuel County office at 605-874-2062 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  Office is closed on holidays.

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

  • 60’s Plus Dining:  To serve the varied needs of seniors, the Deuel 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.

ICAP's Information

Tammy Krein

Hamlin and Deuel County Program Head

300 4th Street

Hayti, South Dakota 57241

Hamlin Phone:  605 783-3867

Deuel Phone:  605 874-2062

ICAP's Links
ICAP's Hours




8:00AM to 12:00PM CENTRAL TIME

Closed on weekends and legal holidays.  


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