The Brain Injury Alliance of South Dakota works to advocate for expanding brain injury services in South Dakota. Below are brain injury services currently available in South Dakota:
Black Hills Brain Health at Black Hills Works – providing community re-entry services in Rapid City, including: counseling, cognitive training, speech therapy, community living training (including 24-hour care and ADL training), employment training and placement, and case management services.
LifeScape – providing residential services for brain injury survivors in Sioux Falls, including 24-hour care.
Sunrise Villa Avera – providing rehabilitative care for individuals who have experienced a traumatic brain injury. For eligibility and information, please contact the Nurse Consultant Program Manager, Department of Social Services at:
Phone: (605) 773-5433
Fax: (605) 773-4085
Or, you can contact the Unit Coordinator at:
Sunrise Villa Avera
129 E. Clay St.
Irene, SD 57037
Phone: (605) 263-3318
Fax: (605) 263-3334
South Dakota Department of Social Services – to strengthen and support individuals and families by fostering independence and personal responsibility; protecting people; providing opportunities for individuals to achieve their full potential; and promoting healthy families and safe communities by ensuring quality, cost-effective, and comprehensive services are provided in cooperation with our partners.
Independent Living Choices – all ILC services are designed and structured to open doors for people with disabilities. We help individuals access the community, employment, and many other areas of life that allows them their independence.