February 16, 2019

South Dakota

Resources, Advocacy and Funding for People with Traumatic Brain Injury and their Families


South Dakota

Working your way through the maze of advocacy, resources and funding for acquired brain injury can be a confusing and time-consuming process. This resource sheet was developed to assist you, by putting all of the information, by state and category, in one place. Feel free to print this information and keep it with your important papers–this information may help you today and you may need it in the future!

Resources for Support:

Rapid City
Community Transitions, Brain Injury
1636 Concourse Court
Rapid City, SD 57703
(605) 343-7297
Fax: (605) 343-9309
Email: rsasso@bhws.com
Web site: www.brainrehab.org
Contact person: Ron Sasso, Director, Danielle Franke, Service Coordinator

Sioux Falls
Avera McKennan Rehabilitation Center
800 E. 21st Street/P. O. Box 5045
Sioux Falls, SD 57117-5045
(605) 322-5010
Fax: (605) 322-5040
TDD/TTY (605) 322-6884
Email: Julie.benz@mckennan.org
Web site: www.averamckennan.org
Contact person: Julie Benz, Rehab Services Director

Resources for Advocacy:

South Dakota Advocacy Services.
221 South Central Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 224-8294
(800) 658-4782

Resources for Funding:

Division of Rehabilitation Services.
Hillsview Plaza, East Highway 34
c/o 500 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
(605) 773-3195

Division of Mental Health
Dept of Human Services.
Hillsview Plaza, Highway 34
c/o 500 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
(605) 773-5991