Social and Support Groups for Children with Disabilities


Youth/Young Adult Support Groups

Group of Youth Laying on Ground Looking UpBecause support group information is subject to change, please contact groups of interest for current information.

Please contact us at 1-800-640-4553 or sdpc@sdparent.org to learn of other available resources and/or to share information on additional support groups in your area.

Independent Living Choices Peer Support Program offers a variety of ways for participants to get involved in their community. Along with individual peer visitor support, they offer various groups that meet monthly in selected areas throughout eastern South Dakota. Contact an Independent Living Specialist at your ILC for more information.

Support Groups for Youth Organized by Community:
Aberdeen | Brookings | Chamberlain | DeSmet | Freeman | Gregory | Huron | Mitchell | Parkston | Rapid City | Sioux Falls | Wagner | Watertown | Yankton




Aberdeen

 Aberdeen Bicentennial Apartments Peer Support Group
4th Thursday of each month from 2-3 p.m.
Bicentennial Apartments Community Room at 1212 S. Lawson Street in Aberdeen

Aberdeen 5th Avenue Cross Disability Group
2nd Wednesday of each month from 2-3 p.m.
5th Ave Apartments Community Room at 502 S. 1st Street in Aberdeen



Brookings

Brookings Peer Support Group
3rd Thursday of each month from 1-3 p.m.
Brookings Hospital at 300 22nd Avenue in Brookings (ask front desk for room #)


Chamberlain

Chamberlain Peer Support Group
Last Tuesday of each month (date subject to change) from 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Regency Assisted Living Apartments Rec. Room



DeSmet Peer Support Group
2nd Thursday of each month from 1-3 p.m.
South Community Room at Prairie Park Apartments, Front Street in DeSmet



Freeman Peer Support Group
3rd Thursday of each month at 2 p.m.
City Hall at 105 E. Main Avenue in Freeman - Group does not meet in the summer



Gregory-Tripp County Peer Support Group
3rd Thursday of each month - Meeting times vary from month to month
Gregory Hospital Community Room in Gregory or Assembly of God Church in Winner



Huron Cross Disability Group
2nd Tuesday of each month from 2-3pm
Community/Dining Room at Courtyard Apartments at 1225 Minnesota S.W. in Huron



Mitchell Area Disability Support Group
1st or 3rd Thursday of each month at 5:30 or 6:30 p.m.
Greenridge Community Room at 1500 N. Kimball in Mitchell

Neuropathy Support Group
Every other month (usually on Thursdays)
Countryside Living Community Room at 2100 N. Wisconsin Street in Mitchell



Parkston Peer Support Group
3rd Monday of each month from 1-3 p.m.
Parkston Library at 110 W. Main Street in Parkston




Rapid City CSD Socials
Communication Services for the Deaf hosts socials each Friday afternoon from 3:30-5 p.m.
150 Knollwood Drive 1-888-304-2311

Rapid City Teen Nites
Held Monthly at Daisy House.
Call Shirley at 605-348-6459 for more information. Respite is now provided the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month for children 13 and older.



Crocus Meadows Peer Support Group
1st Monday of each month from 4-5 p.m.
Crocus Meadows Apartments Community Room 4501 E. Brennan Place in Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls Cross Disability Peer Support Group

2nd Tuesday of each month from 2-3:30 p.m.
ILC at 4107 S. Carnegie Circle in Sioux Falls - Unless otherwise specified.

Sioux Falls Youth/Young Adult Peer Support Group (ages 16-25)
Once a month - Usually from 4:30-6  p.m. ILC at 4107 S. Carnegie Circle in Sioux Falls - Unless otherwise specified.

Sioux Falls Augustana FRIENDSLink
Provides an avenue for adults with disabilities (ages 18+) to establish friendships on an ongoing basis.
Contact 605-999-1224, 605-940-8328, www.augie.edu/friendslink 


image Sioux Falls Sibshops
Designed for siblings (ages 6-13) of children with special needs. For more information, check the Siblings page. Contact SD Parent Connection at 1-800-640-4553 or for more information.



Vermillion

Vermillion Peer Support Group
3rd Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m.
Towne Square Apartments Community Room at 505 W. Main Street in Vermillion




Charles Mix County Peer Support Group
3rd Tuesday of each month from 12-2.p.m.
Boom's Cafe Conference Room at 416 W. Highway 46 in Wagner



Watertown Peer Support Group
2nd Thursday of each month from 2-3:30 p.m.
Town View Apartments Community Room at 220 S. Maple in Watertown

Watertown High-Rise Peer Support Group
2nd Monday of each month at 2 p.m.
High-Rise Apartments at 6-1st Street SW in Watertown



Yankton Peer Support Group
Wednesday of each month from 1:30-3:00 p.m.
MarneCreek Apartments Community Room at 610 W. 21st Street in Yankton




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