South Dakota Chapter

About the Chapter

Chapter Goals

Our Mission: Providing safe, child-focused settings that facilitate visitation and connections between children and the significant non-custodial adults in their lives.

With the opening of the first center over ten years ago, visitation services in South Dakota have continued to be a valuable resource for children, adults, and referral sources. Services are currently availalbe in most areas of the state, to ensure that all those in need of services have access to a safe setting. Last year a total of 10,288 hours of services were provided to 973 children and 1008 adults.

Membership is encouraged if you are and individual or agency that serves as a:


  • Mediator
  • Supervised Visitation Provider
  • Custody Evalutator
  • Child Welfare Professional
  • Counselor
  • Attorney

  • Judge

Objectives

We Believe...

  • Parents need support and a resource
  • Children Deserve to be protected from abuse or the witness of abuse
  • A resource is needed to provide opportunities for children to know their parents
  • That the community and state should be concerned for children's safety
  • That children are our future
  • In families
  • That prevention works
  • Visitation Centers are a resource to prevent the re-victimization of children.

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