This is a list of resources that serve the Rapid City area.
Download a PDF version of A Roadmap to Services in South Dakota for People with Developmental Disabilities from the Sanford School of Medicine, Center for Disabilities at the University of South Dakota.
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Birth to 3 Connections
Provides early intervention services that are designed to meet the needs of an infant or toddler (birth to 3 years of age) who has a developmental delay including services for the family to help them with the development of their child. The Pennington County office can be reached at (605) 394-6089.
Children’s Special Health Services – Health KiCC (Kids with Chronic Conditions) is a program, funded through federal and state monies, that provides financial assistance for medical appointments, procedures, treatments, medications and travel reimbursement for children with certain
chronic health conditions.
Department of Human Services - Division of Developmental Disabilities
TRICARE ECHO- Provides benefits for active duty family members with specific qualifying mental or physical conditions that are not available through the basic TRICARE program.
Download the TRICARE Extended Care Health Option (ECHO) Flyer pdf 361kb
Rapid City Regional Hospital provides a variety of pediatric specialty and subspecialty care services. It is the primary hospital for Western South Dakota, parts of Nebraska, Wyoming and North Dakota. The Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatrics, Newborn Nursery receive the majority of their equipment from donations to CMN. Other community education programs include, Don’t Thump Your Melon, Think First and scholarships to specialty camps. Visit their web page.
A Parent’s Guide to Children’s Mental Health Services in South Dakota
To help their children with mental health problems, parents need information, support and resources. That’s the purpose of A Parent’s Guide to Children’s Mental Health Services in South Dakota. It includes information about mental health and treatment services.
The companion DVD, Children’s Behavioral Health, can also be viewed from this page. This provides a compelling overview of mental health issues and is geared toward parents.
SDPRN is a Parent Information and Resource Center funded through a discretionary grant from the US Department of Education, Office of Innovations and Improvements. Established in 1995, SDPRN provides information and training to effectively engage families in the educational success of children.
Black Hills Workshop and Training Center
Black Hills Workshop serves more than 600 people with a variety of disabilities. Their vision is a community where all people are good neighbors, valued friends, productive workers, respected leaders, and caring volunteers. Their mission is to create a community where everyone participates to achieve a life of full potential.