History and Staff

History

Since the 1920s, Volunteers of America, Dakotas has been serving those who need us the most. Troubled youth, those struggling against addiction, the adolescent who can’t return home can all turn to our supportive and empowering programs. We work with the most vulnerable people in the Dakotas, helping them rebuild whole lives, reach their potential, and become productive members of our communities. We focus on bringing higher levels of care and safety through safe, nurturing environments where individuals and families become healthy and self-sufficient.

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

Established in 1984, the Southeastern Prevention Resource Center has been serving 21 counties by providing the following services:

  • Training hundreds of adults and youth yearly
  • Providing specialty library services and information, without charge
  • Offering technical assistance to prevention partners to build programs and services.
  • Providing support to coalitions to create healthier and safer communities

PRC Staff

Kerri Cox

DIRECTOR OF PREVENTION SERVICES

kcox@voa-dakotas.org
605-444-6342

Audrey Simmons

PREVENTION SPECIALIST

a.simmons@voa-dakotas.org
605-444-6333

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