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Shawnie Rechtenbaugh, Department Secretary





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The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) can help individuals with disabilities to obtain or maintain employment, economic self-sufficiency, personal independence and full inclusion into society.  We are a part of the Department of Human Services, and as such, are committed to enhancing the quality of life of people with disabilities.

 

Division of Rehabilitation Services Vocational Rehabilitation offices are open to the public. See the County Map with DRS Offices to find what office serves your part of the state or call your local DRS office by calling the phone numbers listed here: 

Aberdeen: 626-2398                 Brookings: 688-4280                Chamberlain: 734-4555
Huron: 353-7130                       Mitchell: 995-8072                    Pierre: 773-3318
Rapid City: 394-2261                Sioux Falls: 367-5330               Spearfish: 642-6817
Watertown: 882-5150                Yankton: 668-3050

Be sure to check out the various links on the left side of the page to learn more about Vocational Rehabilitation and other available services.

 

2022 National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Observed each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is a nationwide campaign that celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities. The 2022 NDEAM theme is "Disability: Part of the Equity Equation." There are several communities in South Dakota that will be hosting training events throughout the month to raise awareness about disability employment issues to help promote inclusion within workplaces. See the listing of events that is available to see what's taking place near you. The public is invited and welcome to attend any of the events.

Click here for list of events.

 

 

Approved South Dakota WIOA Unified State Plan

https://dlr.sd.gov/workforce_services/wioa/documents/wioa_sd_unified_state_plan_2022.pdf

 

 
 

If you need services or have questions on any of the programs within the Division of Rehabilitation Services, you can also send DRS an email at infors@state.sd.us 

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