May 25, 2022

Welfare Office


Welfare Administrator: Lindley Howard

E-Mail: [email protected]

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 online or at the Auditor’s Office.
Please contact the Welfare Administrator with any questions.