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Parenting and Grandparenting 

Responsive Parenting Classes, SD Dept of Social Services
http://dss.sd.gov/childcare/educationalopportunities/responsiveparenting.aspx
800-305-3064
Responsive Parenting classes are free six-week classes for parents with children ages birth to 3 years old and offered throughout the state. Some locations provide child care at no cost.

South Dakota Parent Connection
www.sdparent.org
800-640-4553

Rapid City
605-348-0305

Sioux Falls
605-361-3171
Contact SD Parent Connection or visit the website for information/referrals related to parenting, grandparenting and parenting classes.

SD Parent Information and Resource Center Parenting Classes
800-219-6247

http://dss.sd.gov/childprotection/parentingprogram.aspx
Links to statewide Common Sense Parenting classes, appropriate for parents/caregivers caring for children aged 3 and above.  Be sure to check the link for Common Sense Parenting Classes at the bottom or the page  

AARP Grandparent Information
https://www.aarp.org/relationships/friends-family/info-08-2011/grandfamilies-guide-getting-started.html
Information, guides and resources.

Grandparents of Kids with Special Needs
https://www.facebook.com/groups/GrandparentsOfKidsWithSpecialNeeds/
Meet other grandparents through Yahoogroup or Facebook groups, share ideas for supporting your kids and grandkids, and even post pictures of you and your grandkids.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - USA.gov
www.usa.gov/Topics/Grandparents.shtml
Information on financial assistance, childcare, health and safety, state resources and more. 

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