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Independence and Community Living

Aging and Disability Resource Connections (ADRC)
http://dss.sd.gov/asa/services/ADRC.aspx
Mitchell area 855-315-1988
Pierre area 855-642-3055
Rapid City area 855-315-1986
Sioux Falls area 877-660-0301
Watertown area 855-315-1987

Trained staff assist individuals over 18 years old with physical disabilities who are seeking home and community service options, regardless of income.

Autism After 16
www.autismafter16.com
Information on transition, post-secondary issues, employment, housing, finances and community living. Applicable for students with many disabilities.

COMMUNITY SUPPORT PROVIDERS
Community Support Providers across South Dakota provide residential options for people, such as group homes and supervised apartments. Community living training and residential expanded follow-along are also provided for those who are living on their own or are working toward that goal. Vocational opportunities may include working in the agency workshop, job coaching and pre-vocational training for participants looking for community jobs and vocational expanded follow-along for those working in the community. 

Aspire

www.aspiresd.org 

Aberdeen 

605-229-0263 

Ability Building Services 

www.abilitybuildingservices.com 

Yankton 

605-665-2518 

ADVANCE 

www.advancebkg.info 

Brookings 

605-692-7852 

Black Hills Workshop 

www.bhws.com 

Rapid City 

605-347-4467 

Black Hills Special Services 

www.bhssc.org 

Sturgis

605-423-4444 

Center for Independence 

www.cfindependence.com 

Huron

605-352-5698 

Community Connections, Inc 

www.winnercommunityconnections.org 

Winner

605-842-1708 

DakotAbilities 

www.dakotabilities.org 

Sioux Falls

605-334-4220 

Dakota Milestones 

www.dakotamilestones.org 

Chamberlain

605-734-5542 

ECCO, Inc. 

www.eccoinc.org 

Madison

605-256-6628 

LifeQuest 

www.lifequestsd.com 

Mitchell

605-996-2032 

LifeScape (formerly Achieve) 

www.lifescapesd.org 

Sioux Falls

605-336-7100 

LIVE, Inc. 

 Lemmon

605-374-3742 

New Horizons 

www.humanserviceagency.org 

Watertown
Sisseton

605- 886-0123
605-698-7688  

Northern Hills Training Center 

www.nhtc.org

Spearfish

605-642-2785 

OAHE, Inc. 

www.oaheinc.comPierre

605-224-4501 

SESDAC, Inc. 

www.sesdac.orgVermillion

605-624-4419 

Southeastern Behavioral 

www.southeasternbh.orgSioux Falls

605-336-0503 

Volunteers of America 

www.voa-dakotas.orgSioux Falls

605-367-4293 

Family Support 360 PLANS, Division of Developmental Disabilities
http://dhs.sd.gov/dd/plansindex.aspx
Pierre 605-773-3438
Offers a limited pool of funds to be used for supports and services chosen and directed by each person including (but not limited to) personal care and supplies, adaptive equipment, home modifications, supported employment, respite care, companion care, community living and independent living skills.

INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTERS (ILC)
Independent Living Choices

www.ilcchoices.org
800-947-3770
ILC has the following programs to support independence: adaptive devices program; advocacy; assistive daily living services; home modification; independent living skills; information and referral services; peer support program; summer transition program; telecommunication adaptive devices; and other programs.

Sioux Falls
605-362-3550
Serving Lincoln, McCook, Moody, Minnehaha and Turner Counties

Aberdeen
605-626-2976
Serving Brown, Edmunds, McPherson, Campbell, Walworth, Potter, Marshall and Day Counties

Chamberlain
605-995-8140
Serving Brule, Buffalo, Charles Mix, Douglas and Gregory Counties

Madison
605-256-5070
Serving Brookings, Kingsbury, Lake and Miner Counties

Huron
605-353-6710
Serving Faulk, Spink, Hyde, Hand and Beadle Counties

Mitchell
605-995-8141
Serving Aurora, Davison, Hanson, Jerauld, and Sanborn Counties

Watertown
605-882-5249
Serving Codington, Clark, Hamlin, Deuel, Grant, and Roberts Counties

Yankton
605-668-2940
Serving Bon Homme, Clay, Hutchinson, Union, and Yankton Counties

 

Western Resources for Independent Living (WRIL)
www.wril.org
888-434-4943
Pierre 605-494-4005
Rapid City 605-718-1930
Spearfish 605-559-0500

WRIL provides services to make it possible for people with disabilities to live as independently as they choose in the community. Independent Living Specialists offer the following services: individual and systems advocacy program; information and referrals; independent living skills; peer support; children’s services (supplementing learning & independence skills); home modifications; housing assistance; mobility training; employment services; recreational services; technology adaptive services; transportation services; youth transition services (ages 12-24). Adult day services available in Rapid City and Spearfish. WRDI serves Butte, Custer, Fall River, Haakon, Harding, Hughes, Jackson, Jones, Lawrence, Lyman, Mellette, Pennington, Perkins, Stanley, Sulley and Tripp counties.

Social Security Administration
www.socialsecurity.gov
800-772-1213
800-325-0778 (TTY)

Supplemental Security Income and Medicaid health insurance can be provided to people with disabilities who have limited income and resources if they meet certain criteria. www.ssa.gov/pgm/getservices-apply.htm Apply for SSI, Survivor or Family benefits.

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