Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota

LSS Fatherhood & Families offers services to fathers inside state correctional facilities and continue as they transition back into their communities. Fatherhood & Families promotes fathers re-entry into communities and re-engagement with their families.

There are many challenges for fathers who are incarcerated to maintain or improve their relationships with their families, stay connected with their children, create healthy relationships, seek appropriate housing and obtain employment.

Service is focused on those who are scheduled for release in six months or less, and those who have been released within six months. Successful transition support occurs through three targeted areas.

1. Healthy Relationships
2. Responsible Parenting and Fathering
3. Economic Stability

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