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ROCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider. 

ROCS Community and Emergency Services

ROCS Inc. employs five Outreach Providers with offices located in Lake Andes, Wagner, Mitchell, Yankton and Chamberlain. ROCS has a contract agreement with the Family Resource Center in Winner to provide services to Tripp County. The Outreach Providers take applications and assist clients with emergency needs including food pantries, shelter assistance, utility assistance, rental assistance and the garden project. The Outreach Providers provide referrals to other programs such as the Department of Social Services, WIC, Fuel Assistance, SSI, SHIINE and Prescription Programs. The Outreach Providers also distribute information on federal, state or local programs to better educate our low-income and elderly clients about the programs and services that are available to them. Information is also made available through the Agency by quarterly newsletters, area health fairs, website and referrals from other agencies.

Programs Available
Emergency Utility/Rental Assistance
First Months Rent/Rental Deposits
Utility Deposits
Homeless Prevention/Rapid Rehousing
Public Transportation Assistance
Employment Assistance - Gas Vouchers
Food Pantry
VITA - Free Income Tax Preparation (January - April)
School Supply Program (July - September)
Garden Program (March-July)