Independence & Community Living
Mitchell area 855-315-1988
Pierre area 855-642-3055
Rapid City area 855-315-1986
Sioux Falls area 877-660-0301
Watertown area 855-315-1987
Trained staff assist individuals over 18 years old with physical disabilities who are seeking home and community service options, regardless of income.
Information on transition, post-secondary issues, employment, housing, finances and community living. Applicable for students with many disabilities.
Offers a limited pool of funds to be used for supports and services chosen and directed by each person including (but not limited to) personal care and supplies, adaptive equipment, home modifications, supported employment, respite care, companion care, community living and independent living skills.
Independent Living Choices
ILC has the following programs to support independence: adaptive devices program; advocacy; assistive daily living services; home modification; independent living skills; information and referral services; peer support program; summer transition program; telecommunication adaptive devices; and other programs.
Serving Lincoln, McCook, Moody, Minnehaha and Turner Counties
Serving Brown, Edmunds, McPherson, Campbell, Walworth, Potter, Marshall and Day Counties
Serving Brule, Buffalo, Charles Mix, Douglas and Gregory Counties
Serving Brookings, Kingsbury, Lake and Miner Counties
Serving Faulk, Spink, Hyde, Hand and Beadle Counties
Serving Aurora, Davison, Hanson, Jerauld, and Sanborn Counties
Serving Codington, Clark, Hamlin, Deuel, Grant, and Roberts Counties
Serving Bon Homme, Clay, Hutchinson, Union, and Yankton Counties
Rapid City 605-718-1930
WRIL provides services to make it possible for people with disabilities to live as independently as they choose in the community. Independent Living Specialists offer the following services: individual and systems advocacy program; information and referrals; independent living skills; peer support; children’s services (supplementing learning & independence skills); home modifications; housing assistance; mobility training; employment services; recreational services; technology adaptive services; transportation services; youth transition services (ages 12-24). Adult day services available in Rapid City and Spearfish. WRDI serves Butte, Custer, Fall River, Haakon, Harding, Hughes, Jackson, Jones, Lawrence, Lyman, Mellette, Pennington, Perkins, Stanley, Sulley and Tripp counties.
Supplemental Security Income and Medicaid health insurance can be provided to people with disabilities who have limited income and resources if they meet certain criteria. www.ssa.gov/pgm/getservices-apply.htm Apply for SSI, Survivor or Family benefits.
COMMUNITY SUPPORT PROVIDERS
Community Support Providers across South Dakota provide residential options for people, such as group homes and supervised apartments. Community living training and residential expanded follow-along are also provided for those who are living on their own or are working toward that goal. Vocational opportunities may include working in the agency workshop, job coaching and pre-vocational training for participants looking for community jobs and vocational expanded follow-along for those working in the community.
Ability Building Services
Black Hills Workshop
Black Hills Special Services
Center for Independence
Community Connections, Inc
LifeScape (formerly Achieve)
Northern Hills Training Center
Volunteers of America