Assistance to Families

Free/Reduced Price Meals Program

Children need healthy meals to learn. The Miller School District offers healthy meals to all enrolled children at no additional cost. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides reimbursements for healthy meals and snacks served to children enrolled in the Miller School District.  

Letter to Parents/Guardians and Application Form

State Guidelines about Free & Reduced Meals

Table to Go Program

Confidential weekend meal program available to all children K-8th grade. Easy to prepare snack and meal items for the weekend, distributed by the teachers into the children’s backpacks on the last day of school each week. Organized by the Miller United Methodist Church with partners throughout the community and funded by grants and donations.

If interested in having your child(ren) participate, please contact the elementary school office.

Backpack Buddies

Families in need of help with school supplies and backpacks can sign up at Polly’s Shoe Store beginning August 1.  Backpacks are available for pick up at Polly’s Shoe Store in August.

For more information, contact Tammy Caffee at 605-870-1905.

Feeding South Dakota Mobile Food Pantry

The food pantry truck comes to Miller every six weeks and distributes from the Miller United Methodist Church.  The food is free of charge.

For more information about dates & times contact the Methodist Church at 610 East 4th Avenue,  (605) 853-3656, or check their website

For more information about Feeding South Dakota, check their website.

Helping Hands Thrift Store & Food Pantry

Families can receive donated food items at NO CHARGE.  The store is open Tuesdays-Saturdays.

Helping Hands voucher program allows individuals to go to the store to get fresh fruits  vegetables, milk, etc.  Go to the store to receive the voucher.

Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Provides hand-made bunk beds, mattress, pillow, and bedding to children who don't have beds of their own.

For more information go to their website, or contact Barbara Lorenz in Huron at or (605) 354-3516.

Free Online Tutoring Available

Click here to check information about Online Tutoring

If your K–12 student needs help with homework or a problem subject, free online tutoring is now available through the Dakota Dreams Online Tutoring Program.

To learn more and register, click this link

Free Online Tutoring

Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC program that helps connect families and households struggling to afford internet service.

To learn more about the Affordable Connectivity Program, click here.