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Domestic Violence will not solve itself by us just talking about it. If you can you should volunteer to help solve this problem. The organizations below are where you can help. So Please, if you can, Help!

Becoming a Social Worker would also be a great way to help.
And it could be a great and rewarding career!

Best Online Master of Social Work (MSW) Programs - CSWE Accredited
Best Online Master of Social Work Programs
If you are interested in pursuing an online Master of Social Work (MSW), there are several options to consider when choosing the best online MSW program for you. Currently, there are 40+ schools that offer a traditional online master's in social work designed for students who have not earned a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW). Some other online social work degrees are designed for students who have already obtained their BSW, called Advanced Standing Online MSW Programs.

Social Work 101: How to Become a Social Worker
Social Work 101: How to Become a Social Worker
Most people drawn to a career in social work have a desire to help those in need. Social workers serve the community by helping people solve and cope with problems in daily life. Clinical social workers may also diagnose and treat mental health conditions, behavioral problems, and emotional issues, similar to therapists and counselors.
Just as social workers can take on many different roles in their field, there is no single route to a career as a social worker. If you are considering a career in social work, be sure to educate yourself in order to determine the best option for you.

Nursing@Simmons: The Frontlines of Intimate Partner Violence
The Frontlines of Intimate Partner Violence
Domestic and intimate partner violence are public health epidemics encompassing the emotional, financial, psychological, physical, or sexual abuse of a partner or family member. While the data is largely underreported, the most recent study, published in 2017 on 2010–2012 estimates, claims that more than 27 percent of women experience intimate partner violence and one in 19 men experience stalking at some point during their lifetime (PDF, 4.3 MB). Identifying intimate partner violence early can help prevent lasting emotional or physical injury and save lives.
Most cases of intimate partner violence go unreported for a variety of reasons — including fear, threats, coercion, or a lack of resources to survive without the support of their abuser. Partners may also love or hold a deep attachment to their abuser and make excuses for his or her behavior.
Accurate abuse rates are difficult to ascertain due to the low number of reported cases, but researchers estimate between 3.3 million and 10 million children in the United States will witness domestic violence in their home. Only about 2 perecent of abusers are incarcerated for their crimes.
Despite the many factors that hinder disclosure of domestic or intimate partner violence, those who work in health care can be instrumental in its identification. These experts are trained to collect detailed histories, assess patients holistically, and develop treatment plans that address more than physical needs — opening the door for therapeutic communication and building trust between patients and providers. Doctors of Nursing Practice in particular are experts on the referral network for those in need of support and guidance in times of crisis or change in their lives.

Nursing@Simmons: Our Online DNP Program
Our Online DNP Program
Recognizing the increasing complexity of our nation’s health care environment, Nursing@Simmons is offering an online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program for board-certified APRNs who have earned their MSN. The Nursing@Simmons online DNP program integrates evidence-based practice with strong analytical and leadership principles to prepare nurses for the highest level of professional nursing practice.
The post-master’s online DNP program prepares APRNs to advance their clinical practice through the implementation of evidence-based research. DNP-prepared nurses become leaders in a variety of health care settings, transform health care systems and policies, and improve outcomes for patients and communities.

The Compass Center
You can volunteer (please call first) or make a donation
The Compass Center
Guiding Renewal and Recovery from Sexual and Domestic Violence in Sioux Falls, SD. The Compass Center offers many programs to help individuals with rape and domestic abuse issues. Their goal is to help break the cycle of violence wherever it exists.
1-605-339-0116 (Crisis Number)
1-877-462-7474 (Crisis Number)
1-605-339-0116 (Office Number)
The Compass Center, 1800 West 12th Street Suite 100, Sioux Falls, SD

Children's Inn: Love, Hope, Safety
You can volunteer (please call first) or make a donation
Children's Inn: Love, Hope Safety
Children's Inn is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1977 that provides 24 hour, free services for women, children and men who are victims of family violence, elder abuse, child abuse, neglect, or sexual assault in Sioux Falls, SD.
1-605-338-4880 (Crisis Number)
1-888-378-7389 (Crisis Number)
1-605-338-0116 (Information Number)
Children's Inn, 409 North Western Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD

Runaway, homeless, or youth experiencing abuse who leave the situation on their own and want to find help can show up at our door at Children’s Inn and we will connect them with the Family Crisis Intervention program at Volunteers of America. Because we are open 24/7, youth can show up anytime and someone will be able to help them.

Child Advocacy Centers of South Dakota
You can volunteer (please call first) or make a donation
The Child Advocacy Centers of South Dakota is an accredited State Chapter of the National Children’s Alliance and represents local children’s advocacy centers (CACs) in South Dakota.
CACSD Child Advocacy Centers of South Dakota
1-605-951-5174
Locations:
Sioux Falls 1-605-333-2226
Rapid City 1-605-343-2811
Pierre 1-605-224-3229
Fort Thompson 1-605-245-2471
Pine Ridge 1-605-867-5643
2015 Statistics on Child Advocacy Centers of South Dakota

NARAL: Pro-Choice South Dakota
NARAL: Pro-Choice South Dakota
NARAL Pro-Choice South Dakota is the political and policy leader of the pro-choice movement in South Dakota. Call to find out how you can help.
1-605-334 - 5065
info@prochoicesd.org
NARAL Pro-Choice South Dakota, 401 E. 8th Street, Suite 330G, Sioux Falls, SD 57103

Volunteers of America (Safe Place)
You can volunteer (please call first) or make a donation
Volunteers of America
Volunteers of America, Dakotas' 24-Hour Crisis Line that is available for teens, adults and their families to call and receive support. Has 2 locations in Sioux Falls.
430 W. 11th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
1-605-366-6757 (24-Hour Crisis Line)

Helpline Center
South Dakota Help Line - Dial 211
You can volunteer at Volunteer Helpline Center or make a donation
The mission of the Helpline Center is making lives better by giving support, offering hope and creating connections all day, every day.
Volunteer Helpline Center

Child's Voice: Sanford Health in Sioux Falls, SD
You can make a donation. Call to find out what is most needed.
Child's Voice: Sanford Health in Sioux Falls, SD
Child's Voice is a nationally accredited Child Advocacy Center that provides medical evaluations for children who may be victims of abuse and neglect. Child's Voice uses a multidisciplinary team approach to evaluate children with suspected child abuse and neglect.
1-605-333-2226 (Phone Answered Day or Night)
Child's Voice: Sanford Health, 1305 W 18th Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57105

South Dakota Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault
You can make a donation. Call to find out what is most needed.
South Dakota Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault
Locate a Shelter: If you need a place to go to escape a dangerous situation, please click the above link to find a safe place near you.
South Dakota Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-430-7233
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network (RAINN): 1-800-656-4673

South Dakota Coalition Ending Domestic & Sexual Violence
You can make a donation. Call to find out what is most needed.
South Dakota Coalition Ending Domestic & Sexual Violence
The South Dakota Coalition Ending Domestic & Sexual Violence (SDCEDSV) is dedicated to the reclamation of the respected, autonomous and safe status of women who have been battered/raped, and their children and therefore is committed to the elimination of personal and societal violence in the lives of women and their children.
South Dakota Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-430-7233
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network (RAINN): 1-800-656-4673
The Compass Center: 1-877-462-7474
Children's Inn: 1-888-378-7389
Mita Maske Ti Ki: 1-877-977-2130 or 605-731-1950

South Dakota Department of Social Services
Division of Child Protection Services
You can make a donation. Call to find out what is most needed.
The Division of Child Protection Services provides a number of services to support families and children in South Dakota.
Child Protection Services Offices
Sioux Falls: (605) 367-5444
811 E. 10th St., Dept. 3, 57103-1650
Counties Served: Minnehaha, Northern Lincoln

South Dakota Department of Social Services
Domestic Abuse: Victims' Services
You can make a donation. Call to find out what is most needed.
Domestic Abuse: Victims' Services
South Dakota Department of Social Services. Strong families are South Dakota's foundation and our future. Keeping families strong, safe, and together is a goal that the Department of Social Services strives to achieve.
Strengthening and supporting individuals and families by promoting cost effective and comprehensive services in connection with our partners that foster independent and healthy families.

Child Advocacy Centers of South Dakota Billboard for
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month of October

Child Advocacy Centers of South Dakota: Dedicated To Helping The Victims of Child Abuse! ''Because of you My Child's Voice Was Heard.''

To Get Help or Donate Contact CACSD at:
CACS-SD.org
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