Gibi Page is Miner County's Welfare Director.  If you are in need of economic or medical assistance, please contact her office to find out if you qualify for county assistance. 

Inter-Lakes Community Action Partnership is a community based non-profit organization which serves primarily low-income families and senior citizens in a 14-county area of East Central South Dakota. ICAP administers a variety of programs supported through grants, donations, and other community resources to assist participants and their communities to achieve full potential.  To learn more, visit their website at www.interlakescap.com

The Mitchell Area Safehouse provides emergency and/or transitional housing for adult victims and their children escaping domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. The shelter is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This is a locked and secure facility equipped with cameras and an alarm system that allow direct contact to police dispatch.  Their goal is to provide for the safety of victims and their children as they escape the violence at home. Available at the shelter are food for meal preparation, laundry facilities and support services.  If you or someone you know is suffering domestic abuse, the Mitchell Area Safehouse wants to help. Visit their website at www.mitchellareasafehouse.org.




Welfare Office:

Gibi Page, Welfare Director

PO Box 86

Howard, SD 57349

Phone:  (605) 772-5621

(Ask for Gibi Page.)



Physical Address: 

Miner County Courthouse

(Park Ave. & Main St.)

401 N. Main St.

Howard, SD 57349

1st Floor


Office Hours: 

8:00am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-5:00pm

Monday - Friday

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