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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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CASA Program

PO Box 281 Watertown, SD
Cammie Mengwasser
605-520-8002
eccasacammie@swiftel.net
www.eastcentralcasa.com

Court appointed special advocates for children.

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Child Protection Services SD Dept. of Social Services

2001 9th Ave SW, Suite 300
Kathy Miller, Supervisor
1-866-239-6787 or 605-882-5000 Fax: 605-882-5045
Kathleen.Miller@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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Citizen Soldier for Life Program-Career Readiness Counselor

1951 N HWY 20
Emy Carlson
605-882-9327
emy.l.carlson.ctr@mail.mil

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Codington County Drug Court

14 1st Ave SE

605-882-5375


Designed for persons whose problems stem from substance abuse. As an individual enters this program, he or she must be motivated to work toward changing their lifestyle and becoming free of alcohol and chemical addiction. This program is accessible regardless of age, religion, sex, ethnic origin, sexual preference, marital status, age or physical and/or mental disability. It is a court-managed, alcohol/drug intervention treatment program, designed to provide a cost-effective alternative to traditional criminal case processing.

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Division of Long Term Services and Supports (formally Adult Services and Aging)

2001 9th Ave SW, Suite 300

Phone: 605-882-5000 or 1-855-315-1987 Fax: 605-882-5045


Provides in-home services to low income elderly and disable individuals. Services available are homemaker, personal cares, (bathing assistance), nursing, medical supplies and nutritional supplements. The individuals are assessed to determine the services needed. Long Term Services and Supports is also a referral agency for community resources. The Ombudsman program provides advocacy services for individuals in assisted living nursing facilities.

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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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Salvation Army

621 4th St SE
Lieutenants Zachary/Karissa Zumwalt
605-886-4030


Youth/Family: Annual summer camps for chidlren and families. Ignite Youth Programs: Boys and Girls ages 4-18. Music Academy @ 5pm, Dinner Served @ 5:45pm, Character Building @ 6:15pm. Every Wednesday begins in September. Rides can be provided. Family: Offers a NO COST intensive case management support program to assist families with children in becoming more self-sufficient as well as connecting them to local resources. The program is called Pathway of Hope. Please contact our case manager Michelle to discuss interest, program and eligibility. There must be at least one child under the age of 18 within the household to qualify.

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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.doc.sd.gov/juvenile/foster/

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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
MAJ Quenten Johnson
605-737-6206
quenten.j.johnson.ctr@mail.mil

The SMFS 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 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 Bloom
605-882-9376 or 605-787-3312
candice.l.bloom.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)
605-882-6300
jodi.loehrer@sdstate.edu

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

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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.