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Volunteers of America, Dakotas offers affordable services including: assessments, individual and group counseling, mediation, and crisis intervention available to youth, adults, couples, and families. Medicaid and most insurances are accepted. A sliding fee scale is available, thanks to the support of United Way.

Counseling services

Volunteers of America, Dakotas - Counseling, Addiction & Prevention Services offers skilled professional staff. Clinicians are trained in working with a variety of everyday challenges. Services are available at our location or may be available via telehealth. 

  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Grief and loss
  • Substance use
  • Physical, sexual,  and emotional abuse
  • Marital and family issues
  • Divorce
  • Parenting issues
  • Crisis situations
  • Psychological assessments
  • Psychiatric evaluations
  • Medication management

Trauma-Focused Treatment

Volunteers of America, Dakotas offers Trauma-Focused Treatment designed for children and adolescents ages 4-17 and their families who have been impacted by traumatic events, with a focus on those who have experienced multiple Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and/or COVID-related trauma. Treatment can be delivered at our location or via telehealth.

During Trauma-Focused Treatment, an initial screening and assessment will take place to determine if services are appropriate. Therapists will develop a treatment plan tailored to the needs and circumstances of each youth who qualifies. This service can address a multitude of circumstances including: 

  • COVID-related trauma 
  • Physical, sexual and emotional abuse 
  • Witness of violence
  • Household incarceration 
  • Family substance abuse or mental illness 
  • Parent separation or divorce 
  • Medical, Grief or Refugee Trauma 
  • Bullying, Neglect, Disasters and more


Walk-In Screenings 

To schedule an appointment, please call 605-334-1414

100% of funding for this project ($373,798) was provided by the United States Department of Health and Human Service, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Mental Health Service, Grant #6H79SM0848873-01M001. These services are available to all eligible persons regardless of race, gender, age, disability or religion.

Telehealth Services

A reliable support system is vital for a healthy lifestyle, and we are here to help. Volunteers of America, Dakotas can help you with mental health or addiction services using telehealth. 

Why telehealth?

  • Can be done from the comfort of your home
  • Eliminates the need for child care or transportation
  • Uses technology you already have - cellphone, laptop, or tablet
  • Is an alternative to in-person care for individuals who live long distances from a qualified counselor
  • Has a high success rate compared to in-person visits


Medicaid, Medicare and most insurances accepted.  Sliding fee scale available to those who qualify, thanks to the Sioux Empire United Way. 

 Call us at 605.334.1414 today to schedule your appointment or to learn more.


Substance Abuse

We offer substance use evaluations for adolescents and adults. The evaluation is the first step in determining if the individual needs further assistance with their substance use.

Walk-in assessments available 1:00pm-3:00pm every Wednesday. 

To schedule an appointment, please call. 

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Prevention Resource Center

Volunteers of America Dakotas - Prevention Resource Center (PRC) dedicates its efforts to the following:

  • Creating safe families, schools, and communities
  • Preventing the misuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs


PRC Services

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