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ROCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider. 

ROCS 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.

Emergency Utility Assistance 

Emergency Past Due Rental Assistance

VITA - Free Income Tax Assistance Program

Utility Deposits

Homeless Prevention/Rapid ReHousing

School Supply Program - July - Sept.

First Months Rent

Rental Deposits

Public Transportation Assistance

Garden Program - March - July

Food Pantry

Gas Vouchers for New Employment

Poverty Simulation Facilitation