May 23, 2017

Welfare Office

McPherson Welfare Director


Welfare Administrator: Jennifer Guthmiller


Phone: 605-439-3314

Fax: 605-439-3394

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 390
Leola, SD 57456

Hours: Monday – Friday: 8 am – 5 pm


The McPherson County Commission recognizes its legal responsibility to provide assistance to indigent residents of the County after all other resources have been exhausted. Through an application process need is determined based on South Dakota Codified Law and County guidelines.

Assistance programs are available for…

  • Rent
  • Utilities
  • Burial
  • Medical

Applications are available at the Auditor’s Office. Please contact us with any questions.