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Shawnie Rechtenbaugh, Department Secretary





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Vocational rehabilitation services through the Division of Rehabilitation Services are available statewide. In addition, there are Tribal VR programs available in certain parts of the state that provide vocational rehabilitation services. See below for contact information.

 

American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Programs


Oglala Sioux Tribe Vocational Rehabilitation Project
Oglala Sioux Tribe
Roberta Ecoffey, Project Director
PO Box 1985
Pine Ridge, SD 57770
Phone (605) 867-2798
Fax (605) 867-1943
email: robertaecoffey@yahoo.com
Serving Shannon, Jackson, and Bennett counties

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
Oun'iyekiyapi Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Lyle Cook, Project Director
PO Box 590
Eagle Butte, SD 57625
Phone: (605) 964-4400
Fax: (605) 964-4401
email: ability@lakotanetwork.com
Serving Dewey and Ziebach counties

Vocational Rehabilitation Program
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
Ben Wolf Necklace, Program Director
PO Box 109
Mc Laughlin SD 57642
Phone: (605) 823-4222
Fax: (605) 823-4982
Email: ben.wolfnecklace@sittingbull.edu
Serving Corson county

Oto Kahe Teca Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Jolleen Laverdure, Director
187 Oyata Circle
Lower Brule, SD 57548
Phone: (605) 473-5244
Fax: (605) 473-5581
 

Sicangu Vocational Rehabilitation Program
Burdette Clifford, Director
Sinte Gleska University-Mission Campus
P.O.Box: 105
Mission, SD 57555
Office Ph.: 605-856-8268
Fax Ph.: 605-856-8538
Email: Burdette.Clifford@sintegleska.edu


Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation
Denise Red Horse, Program Director
P.O. Box 509
Sisseton, SD 57262
Direct Line: (605) 698-8437
Fax: (605) 742-0140
Email: DeniseR@swo-nsn.gov