Families in Need

Helpful Links

Corona Help Sioux Falls
Food Assistance

Corona Help Sioux Falls is an initiative of Sioux Falls Churches to help our community during this difficult virus outbreak. We want you to know that God loves you. We are currently helping in the following ways. First, we will deliver necessities to your home if you are unable to leave home because of the virus. Secondly, we are having Food Distributions to ensure that every child in Sioux Falls has access to daily nutrition. 

One Fund Sioux Falls
Rent Payment Assistance

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation, in partnership with the City of Sioux Falls and local businesses, has established the One Sioux Falls Fund, a disaster fund to help residents in the Sioux Falls MSA (Minnehaha, Lincoln, McCook, and Turner counties) avoid evictions if they are unable to work due to COVID-19. Nonprofits, the County, and the City will coordinate to distribute the funds to make sure assistance gets into the right hands.

The focus of the One Sioux Falls Fund is to help individuals/families avoid evictions.

211 Assistance
Food Assistance
Basic Essential Needs

211 provides a 24/7 hotline that is connected to a trained team that is able to provide up to date information. If you need assistance finding food, or basic essential needs, call 211 to speak to someone who can help. 

Federal Housing Finance Agency
Mortgage Help for Homeowners

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac (the Enterprises), and the Federal Home Loan Banks are taking steps to help people who have been impacted by the coronavirus. If your ability to pay your mortgage is impacted, and your loan is owned by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, you may be eligible to delay making your monthly mortgage payments for a temporary period, during which:

  • You won’t incur late fees.

  • Foreclosure and other legal proceedings will be suspended 

Harrisburg Food Pantry
Food Assistance

The Harrisburg Food Pantry is located at 203 Prairie St, Harrisburg, SD, and is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from noon to 4 PM.

Feeding South Dakota
Food Assistance

Mobile Food Pantries travel across South Dakota distributing free food to individuals and families in need. These distributions supplement the work of agency partner pantries, shelters, and meal sites operating in fixed locations. The Mobile Food Pantry Program began in January of 2013 and is now serving 45 of the most underserved communities where individuals and families lack access to adequate and nutritious foods.

Harrisburg Child Nutrition Program
Food Assistance

COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide
Financial Assistance
Food Assistance
Housing Assistance

USDA and its Federal partners have programs that can be used to provide immediate and long-term assistance to rural communities affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. These programs can support recovery efforts for rural residents, businesses, and communities through:
• technical, training, and management assistance;
• financial assistance; and
• state and local assistance.