South Dakota Resources

General Resources

  • South Dakota-General: Division of Rehabilitation Services
  • South Dakota-Blind: Services for the Blind
    •  Phone: (605) 773-4644 
    • Toll-free: (800) 265-9684 
    • Website: https://dhs.sd.gov/servicetotheblind/default.aspx
    •  Director: Gaye Mattke
    • The Department of Rehabilitation Services will have resources to help a plethora of disabilities and individuals interested in working, staying at work, and or trying to become more independent. This is one of the best resources for all things disabled.
  • CAREgivers by Active Generations (605-275-7681 | 800-360-6161)
    • CAREgivers is designed to help family caregivers balance work, life, and caregiving. It offers trainings, referrals, stress management classes, caregiver case management services and support groups.
  • Family Caregiver Alliance (800-445-8106 toll-free)
    • The Family Caregiver Alliance offers support, tailored information and tools to manage the complex demands of caregiving.
  • Caregiver Action Network (CAN) (855-227-3640)
    • CAN is a national nonprofit organization providing education, peer support and resources to improve the quality of life for family caregivers across the country, free of charge.

Home- and Community-Based Resources

  • Dakota at Home (833-663-9673 toll-free)
    • Dakota at Home is a free information and referral service that provides objective information and options to help individuals identify and access public and private services so they can live independent, meaningful lives and maintain close community ties.

Specific Audience Resources

  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs – VA Caregiver Support (855-260-3274 toll-free)
    • The VA Caregiver Program offers comprehensive and coordinated support to veterans and those caring for them. Qualified military families may be eligible to receive in-home support services, a financial stipend and/or health insurance.

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