South Dakota

South Dakota Parkinson Foundation

Provides a range of exercise and support groups for adults living with Parkinson's disease and their families.

The Brain Injury Alliance of South Dakota

A nonprofit organization that helps people affected by brain injury and their family members seek services such as support groups, education, and training.

Respite Care Program

Respite Care provides temporary relief to a primary caregiver from the continuous support and care of an adult who is elderly or disabled and dependent on others.

Services include companionship, involvement in the person’s activities of daily living, meal preparation, light housekeeping and personal hygiene tasks.

Respite Care hours will be determined by an assessment.

Policies and Services | South Dakota

State System of Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS)

Caregiver Assessment in Medicaid HCBS Waiver Program No
At Least One State Program with Consumer-Directed Option for Family Caregivers No
Lifespan Respite Grant Yes
State Respite Coalition Yes - South Dakota (formerly was launched in an effort to provide citizens with easy, online access to government benefit and assistance programs. Eight years after its initial launch, underwent a major redesign and became However, the program's mission remains the same: reduce the expense and difficulty of interacting with the government while increasing citizen access to government benefit information.

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Services

Government short-term program (usually up to 24 months) offers rehabilitation services to people who have sustained a brain injury and no longer demonstrate the need for acute medical care.


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