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Childhood Vaccine Providers
doh.sd.gov
(800) 738-2301
Pierre: (605) 773-3361
Vaccines are free of charge. The provider may charge an administration fee that will be waived if you cannot pay. You may be required to pay an office visit fee to receive the vaccine.

Community HealthCare Association of the Dakotas (CHAD)
communityhealthcare.net
The Community HealthCare Association of the Dakotas (CHAD) supports health centers in their mission to provide access to high-quality, reliable, affordable health care, regardless of where they live. Private insurance, Medicare and Medicaid accepted.

AllPOINTS Health Services

Alcester: (605) 934-2122

Yankton: (605) 260-0310

Community Health Center of the Black Hills

Rapid City: (605) 721-8939

General Beadle School Based Clinic: (605) 721-8985

Pediatric Clinic: (605) 721-8939

Falls Community Health

Sioux Falls: (605) 367-8793

Hawthorne Elementary School Based Clinic: (605) 367-8793

Hayward School Based Clinic: (605) 367-8793

Terry Redlin Elementary School Based Clinic: (605) 367-8793

Horizon Health Care Inc.

Aberdeen: (605) 725-3900

Bryant: (605) 628-2138

DeSmet: (605) 854-3455

Elk Point: (605) 356-3317

Ft. Thompson: (605) 245-2700

Howard: (605) 772-4574

Huron: (605) 554-1015

James Valley: (605) 554-1015

Lake Preston: (605) 847-4484

Martin: (605) 685-6868

Mission: (605) 856-2295

Plankinton: (605) 942-7711

Springfield: (605) 369-2306

Wessington Springs: (605) 539-1778

White River: (605) 259-3121

Woonsocket: (605) 796-4433

Prairie Community Health

Bison: (605) 244-5206

Eagle Butte: (605) 964-8000

Faith: (605) 967-2644

Isabel: (605) 466-2120

McIntosh: (605) 273-4335

Howes Takini School Clinic: (605) 538-4399

LaPlant Tiospaye Topa School Clinic: (605) 964-8000

Rural Health Care Inc.

Brookings: (605) 697-9500

Chamberlain: (605) 234-6584

Ft. Pierre: (605) 223-2200

Gettysburg: (605) 765-2273

Highmore: (605) 852-2238

Kennebec: (605) 869-2872

Mitchell: (605) 995-7000

Murdo: (605) 669-2121

Onida: (605) 258-2635

Presho: (605) 895-2589

Buchanan Elementary (Pierre) School Based Clinic: (605) 223-2200

 

COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES

doh.sd.gov

(800) 738-2301
Statewide family and community health services and WIC services available at all locations. Family planning is available at some sites and private clinics contracting with the department.

 

HOSPITALS WORLDWIDE

officialusa.com
Listing of hospitals and medical facilities in the state of South Dakota.

 

INDIAN HEALTH SERVICES

ihs.gov
(605) 226-7581
IHS provides health services through IHS and tribally contracted hospitals, health centers, school health centers, and health stations. IHS provides services to any persons of Indian descent who seek treatment at an IHS facility and does not require a finding that they “belong to” the local Indian community. Services provided include medical, dental, and environmental health programs. Disease prevention/ health promotion, alcoholism, substance abuse, suicide, accidents, maternal and child health, and nutrition are emphasized at IHS.

Cheyenne River Sioux Service Unit
Eagle Butte:
(605) 964-7724

Flandreau Service Unit
Flandreau:
(605) 997-2642

Fort Thompson Service Unit
Ft. Thompson:
(605) 245-1540

Lower Brule Service Unit
Lower Brule:
(605) 473-5526

Pine Ridge Service Unit
Kyle:
(605) 455-2451

Pine Ridge: (605) 867-5131

Wanblee: (605) 462-6155

Rapid City Service Unit
Rapid City:
(605) 719-4000

Rosebud Service Unit
Rosebud:
(605) 747-2231

Standing Rock Service Unit
McLaughlin:
(605) 823-4458

Sisseton/Wahpeton Service Unit
Sisseton-Woodrow Wilson Keeble Memorial Health Care Center:
(605) 698-7606

Yankton/Wagner Service Unit
Wagner:
(605) 384-3621

SOUTH DAKOTA URBAN INDIAN HEALTH

sduih.org

Pierre: (605) 224-8841

Sioux Falls: (605) 339-0420

South Dakota Urban Indian Health envisions a community where all relatives are empowered to be their authentic selves. They promote equitable care of the mind, body, and spirit for all relatives through collective healing and holistic wellness, grounded in Indigenous values. SDUIH operates two full-time medical/behavioral health clinics in South Dakota, one located in Pierre and one located in Sioux Falls.

NEEDYMEDS
needymeds.com
Find help with the cost of medicine.

Children's Hospital

Avera Children’s Hospital
avera.org
888-315-3666
Avera Children’s is a hospital within a hospital and has a Level IIIB NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit), in addition to the Pediatric and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Avera has the region and city’s only specialized child and adolescent units at the Avera Behavioral Health Center.  Avera Children’s has a team of 30+ physicians working with specially trained staff with expertise in over 20 specialties. Costs may be covered by Medicaid, insurance, and private payment.

 

LifeScape (formerly Children’s Care Hospital and School)
lifescapesd.org
Rapid City
800-584-9298 or 605-791-7400

Lifescape Children’s Specialty Hospital – Sioux Falls
800-584-9294 or 605-444-9500

LifeScape delivers in-patient and out-patient medical, behavioral, rehabilitation and educational services. Costs may be covered by Medicaid, public schools, insurance, grants, and private payment.

 

National Association of Children’s Hospitals & Related Institutions
childrenshospitals.org
913-262-1436
Locate children’s hospitals by geographic region, programs, services, research, and more.

 

Sanford Children’s Castle of Care Hospital 
sanfordhealth.org
800-445-5788 

Sioux Falls

Sanford Children’s Hospital houses the Tertiary Care Pediatric and Pediatric Intensive Care Units as well as the Level III NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit). Sanford Children’s subspecialties include a team of more than 690 pediatric physicians working with specially trained staff in over 35 specialties. Costs may be covered by Medicaid, insurance, and private payment.

 

Shriners Hospitals for Children
shrinershospitalsforchildren.org
800-237-5055
Shriner’s Hospitals for Children provides care to children up to 18 years of age with bone, muscle, or joint conditions; burn injuries; and other special healthcare needs at no cost to families. Transportation assistance is also available.

Home Health & Nursing Care

Interim Health Care
interimhealthcare.com

Interim is a nationwide nursing agency that provides in-home nursing care to pediatric and adult patients. Interim accepts private insurance and federal and state funded insurance.

 

Recover Health
recoverhealth.org

Sioux Falls
605-335-3373
Recover Health is a Medicare-certified home care agency that provides a full range of home health care services to all ages.

 

Sanford Home Health
sanfordhealth.org
888-845-4470

Provides skilled nursing care, physical therapy, home health aids to assist with personal care, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and medical social workers.  Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance accepted.  Sliding fee scales available.

 

Synergy Home Care of Sioux Falls
synergyhomecare.com

Dakota Dunes
Synergy provides non-medical home care for all ages, any time day or night. Please contact for information on payment options.

 

Universal Pediatric Services, Inc.
universalpediatric.com
855-366-1076
UPSI is a Des Moines based company offering 24-hour in-home pediatric nursing care. UPSI accepts most insurance carriers, federal and state funded programs

Dental Health Care

Circle of Smiles
deltadentalsd.com
(800)627-3961

Pierre
605-224-7345
A program to improve preventive oral health on South Dakota reservations. Services provided will include sealants, cleanings, fluoride varnish and oral health education.

 

Community HealthCare Association of the Dakotas (CHAD)
communityhealthcare.net
Community health centers in South Dakota offer dental care for everyone, regardless of their insurance coverage or financial status, in areas of the Dakotas that face provider shortages. Private insurance, Medicare and Medicaid accepted.

 

allPOINTS Health Services
Alcester
605-934-2122

Yankton
605-260-0310

Community Health Center of the Black Hills
Rapid City
605-721-8993

Falls Community Health
Sioux Falls
605-367-8793

Horizon Health Care Inc.
DeSmet
605-854-3444

Howard
605-772-4703

Martin
605-685-1046

Wessington Springs
605-539-1381

 

Dakota Smiles Mobile Dental Program
deltadentalsd.com

Two mobile dental trucks treat children ages 0-21 without access to dental care. Dental services include teeth cleaning, fillings for cavities, tooth extractions, dental sealants, fluoride treatments, instruction on care of teeth and gums, stainless steel crowns (children only), tobacco and smoking cessation counseling. Private insurance and Medicaid accepted. No child is turned away for inability to pay.

 

Delta Dental of South Dakota
deltadentalsd.com
877-841-1478

Delta Dental assists in locating pediatric dentists and maintains a Medicaid Hotline for patients with urgent dental needs who are experiencing difficulty getting into a dentist.

(materials in over 20 languages) Resource for oral health services for children and adolescents with special health care needs.
202-784-9771EmailOHRCinfo@georgetown.edu

 

South Dakota Dental Association
sddental.org
Pierre
605-224-9133
SDDA assists in locating pediatric dentists, including those who have received specialized training in the examination and treatment of individuals with disabilities.

 

National Maternal & Child Oral Health (Dental) Resource Center

mchoralhealth.org

(Materials in over 20 languages) Resource for oral health for children and adolescents with special health care needs. 

202-784-9771

South Dakota Dental Association

sddental.org

 

University of South Dakota Dental Clinics
usd.edu
Clinic services are available weekdays during USD fall and spring classes. Private insurance, Medicaid and credit cards accepted as payment.

Mental/Emotional/Behavioral Health Care

Avera Behavioral Health Services
avera.org
800-691-4336

Avera Behavioral Health offers inpatient and outpatient mental health services for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. Costs may be covered by Medicaid, insurance, and private payment.

 

Black Hills Mental Health Resource Guide
helplinecenter.org
Mental health practitioners, organizations and locations in the Black Hills area are listed.

 

Children’s Home Society
chssd.org
Children’s Home Society serves children ages 4-13 through residential, educational and counseling services. Costs may be covered by Medicaid, public schools, insurance, grants, and private payment.

 

Community Mental Health Centers
dss.sd.gov

CMHC promotes and assures for the appropriate mental and behavioral health for children and adults. CMHC providers accept most insurances and Medicaid. Community Mental Health Center locations and the counties they serve:

Aberdeen
Northeast Mental Health Center
605-225-1010
Brown, Campbell, Day, Edmunds, Faulk, Marshall, McPherson, Potter, Spink, Walworth Counties

Brookings
East Central Behavioral Health Center: The Ivy Center 
605-697-2850
Brookings County

Huron
Community Counseling Services
605-352-8596
Beadle, Hand, Jerauld, Kingsbury, Lake, Miner, Moody Counties

Lemmon
Three Rivers Mental Health
605-374-3862
Corson, Dewey, Perkins, Ziebach Counties

Mitchell
Dakota Counseling Institute
605-996-9686
Aurora, Brule, Davison, Hanson, Sanborn Counties

Pierre
Capitol Area Counseling Services
605-224-5811
Buffalo, Haakon, Hughes, Hyde, Jones, Lyman, Stanley, Sully Counties

Rapid City
Behavior Management Systems
605-343-7262
Bennett, Butte, Custer, Fall River, Harding, Jackson, Lawrence, Meade, Pennington, Shannon Counties

Sioux Falls
Southeastern Behavioral HealthCare
605-336-0510
Lincoln, McCook, Minnehaha, Turner Counties

Watertown
Human Service Agency
605-886-0123
Clark, Codington, Deuel, Grant, Hamlin, Roberts Counties

Winner
Southern Plains Behavioral Health Services
605-842-1465
Gregory, Mellette, Todd, Tripp Counties

Yankton

Lewis & Clark Behavioral Health Services
605-665-4606
Bon Homme, Charles Mix, Clay, Douglas, Hutchinson, Union, Yankton Counties

Lifescape (formerly Children’s Care Hospital and School)
lifescapesd.org

Rapid City
800-584-9298 or 605-791-7400

Sioux Falls
800-584-9294 or 605-782-2300
Lifescape delivers in-patient and out-patient medical, behavioral, rehabilitation and educational services. Costs may be covered by Medicaid, public schools, insurance, grants, and private payment.

 

Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota
lsssd.org
800-568-2401

Sioux Falls
605-444-7500
LSS provides mental health counseling and residential care for youth, among other services. LSS serves people of all ages, races, faiths and economic levels. LSS accepts most insurance and uses a sliding scale fee for those without insurance.

 

Rapid City Regional Behavioral Health Center
regionalhealth.com

Outpatient
605-755-1000

Inpatient Child/Adolescent
605-755-7400
Regional Behavioral Health Center offers inpatient and outpatient mental health services for children ages 5 and older, adolescents, adults and seniors. Costs may be covered by Medicaid, insurance, and private payment.

 

Sioux Falls Mental Health Resource Guide
helplinecenter.org
Mental health practitioners, organizations and locations in eastern SD are listed.

 

Volunteers of America, Dakotas
voa-dakotas.org
800-365-8336

VOA provides counseling services and residential treatment. Services vary by location. Medicaid and most insurances are accepted, sliding fee scale is available.

Hotlines

Helpline Center
helplinecenter.org

 Sioux Falls and Black Hills and Yankton Regions
605-339-4357
Information, referral and crisis intervention 24 hours/day.

 

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
suicidepreventionlifeline.org (English and Spanish)

Free and confidential Information, resources and 24-hour crisis line. Please call for any of the following reasons: suicidal thoughts, information on suicide, information on mental health/illness, Substance abuse/addiction, to help a friend or loved one, relationship problems, abuse/violence, economic problems, sexual orientation issues, physical illness, loneliness, family problems.

 

South Dakota Poison Control Center
sdpoison.org
800-222-1222 (Voice/TTY)
Sanford Poison Center is available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.

 

South Dakota Suicide Prevention
sdsuicideprevention.org
For immediate assistance, call 988
Information, resources and 24-hour crisis line.

 

South Dakota Domestic Abuse Hotline
1-800-430-7233
The Domestic Abuse Program funds shelters for victims of abuse. Shelter programs offer a wide range of services for women, including transportation, immediate safe shelter, food, clothing, counseling, information and referrals to other services.

 

SD Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault
sdnafvsa.com
If in danger, call 911

SD Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-430-SAFE (7233)
Safety information and South Dakota shelter locations.

 

National Domestic Violence Hotline
thehotline.org
1-800-799-7233
1-800-787-3224 (Hearing Impaired)
Information, resources and 24-hour crisis line

Information Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics
aap.org
healthychildren.org
Health topics, parenting resources and more, all dedicated to the health of all children.

 

American Medical Association ” Doctor Finder
apps.ama-assn.org
Physician database to locate matches for medical needs and professional information on nearly every licensed physician in the United States. Click “Doctor Finder” button at bottom right of screen. Physicians are listed by name or by specialty.

 

Drugs.com
drugs.com
Comprehensive and up-to-date drug information including potential drug interactions.

 

Health Connect of South Dakota
Healthconnectsd.org
888-761-5437

Sioux Falls
605-371-1000
Free health information, including lending library, available to the public to make informed health decisions and identify resources available on a local and national level.

 

Maternal Child Health Library
mchlibrary.info (Materials in multiple languages)
Community services and provider locator, electronic publications, databases and discussion groups.

 

Medicare.gov
medicare.gov (English and Spanish)
Find doctors, general coverage information, medical equipment suppliers, compare hospitals in your area, access provider information, order a replacement Medicare card or update your information.

 

Medline Plus, National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health
medlineplus.gov (English and Spanish)
Authoritative medical information.

 

NAMI of South Dakota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
namisouthdakota.org

Nami National Helpline

800 950 NAMI (6264)
NAMI provides education, support and serves as an advocate for persons with mental illness and their families. Local affiliates are located in the following cities: Aberdeen, Brookings, Huron, Pierre, Rapid City, Sioux Falls, Sturgis, Watertown, Yankton.

 

National Organization for Rare Disorders
rarediseases.org
617-249-7300
Information on more than 1,150 diseases, over 2,000 organizations, and patient assistance programs. NORD’s Nurses or Genetic Counselors are available for questions or concerns.

 

South Dakota Parent Connection
sdparent.org
800-640-4553

Rapid City
605-348-0305

Sioux Falls
605-361-3171
SD Parent Connection provides health care/education information, resources, and referrals to families with children with special needs and the professionals serving them.

 

SD School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Library
sdsbvi.org
888-375-3814

A wide variety of materials available in different formats, including regular and large print, twin vision (print and Braille), Braille, books on cassette/CD, videos, and DVDs.  Resources available on a no cost, short-term basis. Loan materials can be mailed.

 

USD Wegner Health Science Information Center Library
usd.edu

Resources available to the public on a no cost, short-term loan basis. Loan materials can be mailed. When you request items directly from the Wegner Center, please identify yourself as a Center for Disabilities consumer.

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