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The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe Human Services ​

The Lower Brule Human Services program serves members of federally recognized tribes residing on the LB reservation.  The human services program provides eligible individuals with economic assistance, emergency assistance, burial assistance and assistance related to a catastrophic event.  Applications can be accessed at the human services office.

LBST General Assistance Eligibility Requirements


  • Proof of enrollment in a federally recognized tribe

  • Proof of residence on the LB reservation (if new to the area, must have proof of residing here 30 days)

  • Must be 18 years of age

  • Must have enrollment and social security cards for all members listed on application and birth certificates for all minor children

  • Proof of recent job history

  • A list of current resources that any members in household are receiving  such as SSI or SNAP


The LBST general assistance program is for those individuals/families that are not eligible for other State and/or Federal resources.  If you meet the eligibility requirements outlined above, please stop in the office for an application.

Vacant, Manager


Barb Bad Horse, Receptionist


Rikki Middletent, Interim Manager



LBST Human Services

187 Oyate Circle

Lower Brule SD 57548

Phone (605) 473-5561 -- Fax (605) 473-8051

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