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Alternatives to Guardianship Event

Monday, November 18, 2019


Attention Watertown residents! Learn about alternatives to guardianship and other options for young adults at this transition forum event. Dinner is provided! 


Date: Monday, December 2nd

Time: 5:00-7:30pm

Location: County Fair Banquet Hall. 14 2nd St. NE, Watertown


Register by Wednesday, November 27th to attend. 



Today is National Voter Registration Day. Register and educate yourself to vote.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

FREE event of song, sobriety, and facing mental illness

Monday, September 23, 2019

New program to link women in need to shelters in their community

Friday, September 20, 2019
DRSD is working in collaboration with the Communication Service for the Deaf and the Bridging South Dakota program to provide people with disabilities access to information about women's shelters in the state. Please click here to learn more about supports near you.

South Dakota Suicide Prevention Plan needs your input!

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

DRSD Staff Attorney open position in Sioux Falls

Wednesday, September 18, 2019


Disability Rights South Dakota is currently seeking an attorney for the position of Staff Attorney in the Sioux Falls, SD office. The primary purpose of this position is to provide legal representation to clients of Disability Rights South Dakota and perform oversight of program(s) within Disability Rights South Dakota. The successful candidate will hold a Juris Doctor degree with admission to the state bar or be able to attain admission within six months of hiring date; one to three years applicable law and litigation experience is preferred. The candidate should be highly motivated, organized, have excellent communication skills (written and oral), be detail orientated, and understand database programs. Other skills needed are the ability to meet and greet the public, work in a team environment, and understand the disability related service delivery system. This position requires the incumbent to have knowledge of grant management including compliance to the sponsored programs at the local, state and/or federal levels (depending on granting agency). The incumbent should have knowledge of state laws, programs, and issues concerning persons with disabilities and understanding of a non-profit office environment. Competitive salary and full benefits are provided. Position is open till filled. To apply please include a letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to sandy.hook@drsdlaw.org or mail to:

Disability Rights South Dakota
Attn. Sandy Hook - Executive Assistant
2520 E. Franklin Street, Ste. 2
Pierre, SD 57501 

For a detailed job description please click here. 
DRSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Veterans, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Celebrating New Location and 40 Years

Friday, October 26, 2018
You are cordially invited to help Disability Rights South Dakota celebrate 40 years of assisting South Dakotan's who have disabilities. Please come visit us in our new office space at 2520 E. Franklin Street, Pierre, SD.on Friday, 10/26/2018 from 3-6:00 p.m.

The Struggle of a "Hidden Disability"

Thursday, March 1, 2018
A person’s disability is as unique as his or her finger print. A diagnosis does not make people who they are, but simply provides insight that assists in navigating through their daily lives.
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