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Birth to Three
South Dakota Birth to Three is a program provides early intervention services, at no cost, for children from birth to age three, who have a disability or a developmental delay.

Child Care Services
Information for parents, child care providers and anyone else who is interested in the welfare of children. Also provides information on applying for Child Care Assistance.

Child Protection Services
Provides answers to what services are available, what to do if you suspect a child is being abused or neglected, training available for adoptive or foster parents and South Dakota kids needing families.

Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Provides information on the State Children's Health Insurance Program, what services are available and a worksheet to determine eligibility.

Children's Special Health Services
Provides answers to what services are available to children with special health care needs, who is eligible and how to apply.

Family Support Information
Provides information on services and support available to ensure children with developmental disabilities remain at home with their families.

Immunization Program
Provides information on how to request a copy of a South Dakota immunization record, locate a childhood immunization provider, the recommended childhood immunizations, and immunizations required for school entry in South Dakota.

Mental Health Services
Provides descriptions of mental health services available to children and how to request the services.

Newborn Hearing Screening Program
Provides information on hearing screening for children.

Newborn Screening Program
Information and links to various health services available through community health nurses and nutritionists.

Respite Care Services
Provides information on temporary relief care designed for families of children with special needs. Learn what respite care is, how it works and how to apply for assistance. 

State Library
Provides information on resources available through the South Dakota State Library and other libraries associated with the South Dakota Library Network (SDLN).

WIC (Women, Infants and Young Children) Program
Provides answers to who is eligible, how to apply and where to apply.

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