Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Employment Programs & Services

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Job Search Assistance Program (JSAP) - A free workshop for people recovering from job loss or enhancing their job search skills. Trained instructors speak on modern-day techniques used to successfully find employment. Topics covered are: resume and cover letter writing, interviewing etiquette, networking effectively, using social media and much more. See your local office for dates and more information about registering.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) [formery Food Stamps] (Employment & Training Program) - nutrition assistance for eligible, low-income individuals and families (a social assistance program administered by the South Dakota Department of Social Service) who are considered able to work

Layoff assistance - Various services to help those who have been laid off for whatever reason to find new employment

Local South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation offices - Your workforce experts in your local community, offering a full range of employment programs and services - A website designed by the Department of Labor and Regulation specifically for job seekers which provides fingertip access to expert employment services. View or print a rack card (in Adobe .pdf format*) for more information.

SDWORKS - South Dakota's largest job database for job seekers

SDWORKS - South Dakota's largest applicant database for employers

Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) - a program for low-income seniors (age 55 and older) to benefit from training, counseling and community service assignments at faith-based and other local organizations, prior to transitioning into the workforce

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program - a public assistance program for families with serious financial need

U.S. DOL "Soft Skills" Video Vignettes


Marcia Hultman, Secretary
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Tel. 605.773.3101
Fax. 605.773.6184