FAMILY & SOICAL SERVICES

CHILD CARE DEVELOPMENT

Phone Numbers: (605)747-5264
Fax:(605)747-5856
Director Name: gale.spottedtail@rst-nsn.gov
Address:233 Buffalo Path LN, Rosebud, SD  57570

Social: https://www.facebook.com/rstchildcare/
Website: http://www.rstchildcare.com/
Description of Services:

Protector of the Sacred

Phone Numbers: (605) 747-5264

Fax: (605) 747-5856

Director Name: Sunrise Black Bull (Language Facilitator)

Address: 233 Buffalo Path Lane (Child Care Office next to All Stop)

Social media links: www.facebook.com/protectorofthesacred

Website: www.protectorofthesacred.com

Emails:sunrise.blackbull@protectorofthesacred.com,lawrence.iyotte@protectorofthesacred.com,malorie.arrow@protectorofthesacred.com

Description of services: Creating a cultural immersion experience to prepare Sicangu Lakota care teachers to learn to live the Wolakota way of life in peace, harmony and balance so they may better transmit Sicangu Lakota culture, language and values to children in their care.

Community Social Services

Phone Number:(605)747-2401

Fax: (605)747-5784

Directors Name: Wilda Wooden Knife

Address: 500 W Frontage Rd, PO Box 430, Rosebud, SD 57570

Description of Services: Medical travel, burial aassistance, limited house fire assistance. limited donation assistance., (household items) and eyeglass assistance, medical equpiment,.

Sicangu Child & Family Services

Phone Number: (605)856-4855

Fax:(605)856-4830
Director Name: Elizabeth Little Elk
Address: E Hwy 18, PO Box 1047, Mission, SD 57555
Social: https://www.facebook.com/RSTSicanguChildandFamilyServices
Description of Services: Foster agency for native childern. Preserve, protect and strengthen the children and families of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. Provide culturally appropriate and sensitive services to children that meet family needs. Provide services through an efficient and effective service system that will enable families to work within their own Tiospaye to ensure the safety and well-being of their children. Place children who are removed from their parents with relatives when appropriate or with a tribally licensed home. Protect the bond between the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and its children and culture by promoting the security and stability of children and families.

Social Services

Phone Number:(605)856-4489
Address:671 N. Marge Lane, PO Box 818, 57555-0818

Website: https://dss.sd.gov/
Description of Services: Strengthening and supporting children and adults with behavioral health needs through prevention services, community-based outpatient services, inpatient substance use disorder services, psychiatric hospitalization and services for offenders incarcerated in state correctional facilities. Child Care Services provides assistance to low income families who need help with child care costs while parents work or attend school. The Division of Child Support helps parents establish a financial partnership to support their children when they do not live together. The Division of Economic Assistance promotes the wellbeing and provides supports to achieve self-sufficiency of families, children, individuals, elderly and persons with disabilities by providing medical, nutritional and financial services and through assessment and referral to other state, federal and local resources. South Dakota Medicaid is a federal and state-funded program providing health coverage for people who meet certain eligibility standards. Medicaid acts as an insurance company for individuals and pays for medically necessary services.

Report Child Abuse and Neglect

To report child abuse or neglect, please call 877.244.0864. Intake Specialists will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. If reporting an emergency situation before 8 a.m., after 5 p.m., on the weekends, or during a holiday, please contact your local law enforcement.
Counties Served: Mellette, Todd, Jackson, Bennett

WIC Program

Phone Number: (605)747-2617

Fax Number: (605)747.2612

Director: Missy Bartling

Address: 308 Buffalo Pass Lane, PO Box 99, Rosebud, SD 57570

Website: rosebudwic.com

Description of Services: Provides supplemental food and education to women, infants and children in need of nutritional services including breastfeeding support and counseling.

Commodity Food Distribution Program

Warehouse:  (605) 856-4558; Toll Free 877-631-8022; Cell (director) (605) 828-1372

FAX:  (605) 856-4283

Director:  Ruth Reifel

Address:   PO Box 84, 2350 East Industrial Street, Mission, SD 57555-0084

Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/RstCommodityFoodDistribution

Description of Services:The RST Commodity Program distributes food provided by USDA from the warehouse located in Antelope Community and to surrounding communities through a tailgate delivery system. Our service area includes South Dakota counties of Todd, Mellette, Tripp and Gregory; our near service area includes Jones County, SD, and Cherry County, NE. Households in Jones and Cherry counties must contain at least one (1) member who is enrolled in any federally recognized Tribe. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program)

Phone Number:605-747-5273

Fax: 605-747-5260

Director: Lori Walking Eagle, MSW

Address: P.O. Box 430 Rosebud SD 57570 

Description of Services: To provide energy assistance to low income households, particularly those with the lowest incomes that pay a high

proportion of household income for home energy: Conducting outreach activities designed to assure that eligible

households are made aware of assistance available under LIHEAP