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Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Glacial Lakes Region, Mentoring Moms, and The CRIB

1028 14th St SE

605-878-2078
bbbsgl@bbbsse.org
www.bbbsse.org/glaciallakes

Big Brothers/Big Sisters matches quality mentors in a one-one relationship with children ages 7-14 who need a positive influence in their life. Mentors spend time in the community with a child being a friend and positive role model. Mentors must be at least 16 and make a minimum commitment of 2 - 4 hours a month for one year. Mentoring Moms matches mothers who are pregnant or parenting a child under the age of 6 with an experienced mother. Mentors build friendships, offer support, and provide educational experiences to new moms. Mentor Moms must be at least 25 years old and are asked to commit to a minimum of two visits per month and a phone call each week. The CRIB An incentive based program where by expectant mother earn points from participating in healthy activities for themselves and their child(ren). Points can then be exchanged at the CRIB Store for items such as clothing, cleaning supplies, baby equipment, etc.

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Boys & Girls Club of Watertown

1000 3rd Ave NE, PO Box 833
Liz Christianson
605-886-6666
christiansonl@bgcofwatertown.com
www.bgcofwatertown.comn

Main Site Programming - Provides program services in the areas of physical wellness, education, and life skills to youth in grades 1 - 12. Kidscope - is a state licensed out of school time activities program providing quality care to children in grades Kindergarten through 6th Arrow Prep - is a state licensed program that provides educational based learning opportunities to children ages 4-6. Arrow Prep provides: Physical Education, arts and crafts, games, songs, and lots of FUN! Other Programs Offered: 3-4th gr Flag Football 5-6th gr Tackle Football 1-2nd gr Hoopla Basketball Skills Program 5-8th gr Optimist Basketball Tournament Halloween Party Individual & Family Counseling Teen Court (see page 27)

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Child Protection Services SD Dept. of Social Services

2001 9th Ave SW, Suite 300 PO Box 670
Michelle Kays. supervisor
1-866-239-6787 or 605-882-5000 Fax: 605-882-5045
michelle.kays@state.sd.us
http://dss.sd.gov

Child Protection Services receives and assesses reports of child abuse/neglect. If a child is found to be unsafe in the parent's home, CPS works with the family on a plan to ensure the child's safety.

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Division of Adult Services and Aging Department of Social Services

2001 9th Ave SW, Suite 300 PO Box 670

605-882-5000 Fax: 605-882-5045


This department provides information and referral services which provides information and/or referral regarding community resources for the elderly and disabled adult. It also provides in-home service assistance is available from a homemaker for general cleaning and personal care.

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Military Family Life Counselors - (Part-time/Surge Program)

1951 N HWY 20
Amy Roth (Monday - Tuesday) 605-880-3882 Ngwatertownsurge@magmflc.org Jim Cady (Wednesday - Thursday) 605-880-7866 Ngwatertownsdsurge@magmflc.org



Through the Military & Family Life Consultant (MFLC) Program, support is available from licensed clinicians at a Masters and Ph.D. level. MFLC's provide free, confidential, private counseling for families, individuals, couples, and children. No identifying information is used and MFLC's will meet with you in your community. MFLS's are mandated reports of child abuse, domestic abuse, and duty to warn situations.

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Military OneSource Consultant


Michael Nei
605-639-0409
michael.nei@militaryonesource.com

Military OneSource is a free information and referral service available 24/7/365 via toll-free telephone and internet. It is available to Active Duty, Reserve, Guard members and their immediate family, regardless of activations status. Services include, but are not limited to; consultations, research and referrals, interpretation and translation services, counseling, educations materials and more on all and interactive website.

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SD Department of Corrections - Foster Care

2001 9th Ave SW, Suite 400
Kim Tvedt
605-882-5002
kim.tvedt@state.sd.us
www.state.sd.us/corrections/foster_care

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SD Department of Corrections - Juvenile Division

2001 9th Ave SW, Suite 400

605-882-5002 Fax: 605-882-5369


Supervise juvenile offenders in the community and in placement.

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SD National Guard (SDNG) Service Member & Family Support (SMFS) Division

1951 N HWY 20
SNFS Director: LTC Byran Jacobson - Rapid City, SD
605-737-6728 or 1-800-658-3930
Bryan.a.jacobson.mil@mail.mil

The SNFS program is to promote healthy Military Families who are self-reliant during both deployment and non deployment through education, outreach services and partnerships with community organizations. The SMFS team also provides referral to other programs and resources, crisis assistance and other support. We promote Family wellness through benefits and programs available for service members and their families. Many of our programs provide on-going support to veterans, military retirees, and their families. Our team is ready to support and assist your Family in any way possible to take advantage of any and all services available. We are here for you! Programs that encompass the Service Member and Family Support Division are as follows: Family Readiness Family Assistance Center Airman & Family Readiness Center Yellow Ribbon/Reintegration Child and Youth Program Employer Support of the Guar and Reserve Military Funeral Honor Survivor Outreach Services Military Family Life Consultant Program Military OneSource Suicide Prevention Program Transition Assistance Advisor Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Other Support Organizations: Office of the Chaplain Sexual Harassment/ Assault Response & Prevention

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SDNG Service Member and Family Support - Family Assistant Specialist

1951 N HWY 20
Corinne Mahlen
605-882-9375 or 605-415-0010
corinne.m.mahlen.ctr@mail.mil

Family Assistance Centers provide a focal point of information thorough six essential services. Family Assistance Centers are critical in providing help to all military. This hold especially true for geographically dispersed families who are unable to access services at local base, installation or fort. In other fords, Family Assistance personnel are the "Easy Button" for assistance and referral for service members and their families.

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SDNG Service Member & Family Support - Child & Youth Program Coordinator

1951 N HWY 20
Candice Tvinnereim
605-882-9376 or 605-787-3312
candice.l.tvinnereim.ctr@mail.mil

The goal of the SDNG Child & Youth Program is to support the social, emotional, and academic needs of military children and youth throughout the state. This is done through developing and implementing programs and activities that promote leadership and character development, build confidence, facilitate connection between other youth and to help them to better understand their role as a military child. The child and Youth Program also provides resources and information to youth, their families, and communities, and partners with other local and national organizations serving youth as well.

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SDSU Cooperative Extension Service/Codington County

1910 W Kemp Ave, PO Box 996
Jodi Loehrer (4-H/Youth Program Advisor) - jodi.loehrer@sdstate.edu Darbee Fryer (Family Nutrition Program) - darbee.fryer@sdstate.edu
605-882-6300


4-H/Youth Development - CHARACTER COUNTS! Education; 4-H; Nutrition, Science, Save Our Farm Youth Day Camp (SOFY); After School Enrichment Kid Kare (Babysitting Clinic);Strengthening Families 10-14 Program Expanded Food and Nutritin Program (EFNEP) - Nutrition educaton for limited resource audiences (youth and families)

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South Dakota Court Services

14 1st Ave SE, PO Box 1054
Codington County Court House
605-882-5110


Works within the Unified Judicial System for the State of South Dakota. The client base is derived through formal court proceedings as well as diversion programs referred through the local State's Attorney. Court Services role is to monitor the compliance of all conditions set down by the Court in alleged juvenile delinquent and Child in Need of Supervision matters.