Client reminders

As clients move to and around our area, it is important to follow certain notices to help maintain assistance levels and contacts.

  • Driver’s License / Photo ID
  • North Dakota requires new residents to change their driver’s license or ID if the person resides in the state for more than 90 days.  Housing clients will need to update their ID to comply with state law. https://www.dot.nd.gov/ or 701-328-2500
  • SNAP / Food stamps / Medicaid / TANF / Childcare Assistance
  • Clients moving from another state need to transfer their benefits and cases within 30 days or residing in North Dakota.  ND Human Service Zones (formerly Social Services) are located across the state.  Failure to transfer benefits will result in housing assistance termination. https://www.applyforhelp.nd.gov/ | 701-328-2332
  • Heating & Cooling Assistance / Head Start
  • Community Action Region 6 offers resources for clients including heating and cooling assistance, head start, financial counseling, food pantry, and other services. www.cap6.com | 701-252-1821
  • JobService / Job Seeking / Unemployment
  • JobService offers assistance in finding work, unemployment benefits, or ways to upskill to new trades.  www.jobsnd.com | 701-253-6200
  • Housing assistance
  • Great Plains Housing Authority provides Section 8 Housing Assistance in Dickey, Eddy, Foster, Logan, Sargent, Stutsman, and Wells Counties in North Dakota.  Clients need to apply.  CLIENTS MUST REPORT ALL INCOME AND HOUSEHOLD CHANGES IMMEDIATELY to housing offices or via online document upload. www.greatplainsha.com | 701-252-1098
  • FIRST LINK / 211
  • Dial 2-1-1 to connect with FirstLink to find more resources across North Dakota

Jamestown Youth Summer meal sites

All children 18 & younger can come and eat at no cost

Youth Summer Meals Sites and Loca􀆟ons
● Stutsman County Extension Office – 502 10th Ave SE
Youth will enter through Stutsman County Library South side doors (located 3 blocks East of Roosevelt School)
June 1st-August 24th (Monday – Friday) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
No meals will be served on July 4th Phone: (701) 252-9030
● Alfred Dickey Library – 105 3rd St SE
June 1st-August 24th (Monday – Friday) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
No meals will be served on June 20th and July 4th Phone: (701) 252-2990
● Two Rivers Ac􀆟vity Center (TRAC) – 1501 5th St NE
May 31st-August 24th (Monday – Sunday) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
No meals will be served on July 4th
● Jamestown Parks & Recrea􀆟on sites
June 6th-August 5th (Monday – Friday) 11:30 AM-12:00 PM

  • Leapaldt Park – 10th Ave & 15th St NE
  • Nickeus Park – 7th St & 1st Ave N
  • Meidinger Park – 10th St & 17th Ave SW
    No meals will be served on July 4th
    FREE Summer Meals to Youth & Teens!
    No registration is required! Participants are invited to join us at any of the sites mentioned above for a healthy meal!
    This institution is an equal opportunity provider

GPHA Office Manager position

Great Plains Housing Authority is looking for an Office Manager in the Jamestown office.  This position provides advanced level of office support, customer service, and records management.   GPHA oversees housing assistance programs over seven counties in North Dakota. 

Email resume to director@greatplainsha.com by 4:00 PM June 9, 2022 to apply.

Admin plan changes

Great Plains Housing Authority recently approved changes in the administrative plan to add a “North Dakota Preference” under the “Non-local waiting list,” and change the language for communication of an initial appointment. The full administrative plan is available under the “Resources” tab.