Goals & Objectives
Fatherhood & Families: Goals
- Promote healthy relationships and positive communication skills.
- Encourage responsible fatherhood with parenting education, support and fun family activities.
- Help connect families and communities as dads transition back home.
- Decrease recidivism rates in South Dakota.
Fatherhood & Families: Objectives
- LSS works with the South Dakota Department of Corrections to identify specific targeted needs for each dad being released.
LSS uses evidence-based education programs to improve understanding of relationships and parenting.
- LSS provides group and individualized follow-up case management services in the home or community to enhance relationships during the critical period after release and to support transitional needs.