School supply program offered

The Rural Office of Community Services, Inc. (ROCS) is offering a School Supply Program for eligible low-income families.

The  ROCS School Supply Program provides a $20 voucher per school aged child (K-12) to purchase the necessary school supplies so that children can participate fully in school. Household income must be at or below 125 percent of the Federal Poverty Line. Clients must provide income verification to qualify for the program. Homeschooled children are eligible for this program.

Families who reside in the following counties are eligible for this program: Aurora, Bon Homme, Brule, Buffalo, Clay, Charles Mix, Davison, Douglas, Gregory, Hanson, Hutchinson, Jerauld, Jones, Lyman, Mellette, Sanborn, Tripp, Todd, Union and Yankton.

To receive an application, contact the Lake Andes ROCS office at 487-7634 or e-mail

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