Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota

Canyon Hills, Spearfish

Canyon Hills Center is a psychiatric residential treatment facility licensed to serve boys and girls ages 10 to 17 who have emotional, behavioral and educational challenges. Located in the beautiful Northern Black Hills of South Dakota, Canyon Hills Center offers a specialized education program, extensive outdoor recreation, opportunities for community involvement, and evidence-based programming, including cognitive behavior therapy groups.

Canyon Hills Center is licensed by the South Dakota Department of Social Services, and accredited by the Council On Accreditation For Children and Family Services.

The Fair Housing Act prohibits housing discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status and national origin.

  • Accredited regular and special education programs.
  • Community educational opportunities.
  • Group and individual counseling.
  • Psychiatric, psychological and health services.
  • Therapeutic recreation.
  • Independent living skills training.
  • Employment skills training.
  • Job opportunities.
  • Community service opportunities.
  • American Indian cultural opportunities.
  • Chaplaincy services.
  • Family involvement activities.
  • Family counseling.
  • Transitional and after-care services.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call 866-632-9992 to request the form. You also may write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax 202-690-7442 or email