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District News: Heipa


Last updated 3/8/2022 at 10:55pm


A special meeting will be held on March 10, 2022 at 6:00pm at the Heipa District Center to discuss the ARP funds.

The next Regular Heipa District Meeting will be held on March 20, 2022 at 11:00am at the Heipa District Center.


According to the Heipa District Elderly Policies and Procedures:

The Heipa District Elderly are allowed one general welfare request per year, to be dispersed during the Elder's birthday month.

The Elders must submit an application, the Heipa District Request Form, to the Heipa District Coordinator, along with a self-addressed stamped envelope before the end of their birthday month.

The general welfare-birthday checks will be dispersed on the 15th of each month.

On-Reservation Heipa Elders can pick up their birthday checks in person at the Heipa District Center.

Off-Reservation Heipa Elders will have their birthday checks mailed to them, in the self-addressed stamped envelope they submitted with their application.

Effective January 1, 2019, the following benefits are in place:

Elderly members 55 years to 64 years will receive $50.00

Elderly members 65 years or older will receive $100.00

**NO EXCEPTIONS** Heipa District Elderly must submit their completed application before the end of their birthday month in order to receive a birthday check.

Heipa District Elderly Board meets on the first Saturday of each month at 12 noon and again on the third Sunday of each month at 10:00am, at the Heipa District Center.


The Heipa District Elderly Board election results held on Sunday, April 18, 2021:

District Elderly Chairperson - Barbara Heminger 605-742-0506

District Elderly Vice-Chairperson - Marie Renville 605-742-0831

District Elderly Member at Large - Douglas Renville 605-956-6476

District Elderly Secretary - Elly Dumarce 605-467-9442

SWO TEAB District Rep. - Robert LaFromboise 605-268-0716


Please update your current mailing address by contacting the Heipa District Coordinator, Nadine LaBelle at the District Center #605-738-2324, and SWO Tribal Enrollment Office - Jason Adams #605-698-8360.

Heipa District Center

PO Box 223

Veblen, SD 57270



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