LSS Re-Entry Services offers assistance to individuals who are transitioning from correctional facilities, group homes and chemical dependency treatment facilities into their home communities. Re-Entry Services supports men and women as they prepare for release from incarceration, re-enter their communities, re-engage with their families and find employment. LSS currently offers the following services:
Community Work Training in Sioux Falls LSS provides job readiness training and job seeking assistance to individuals re-entering the work force who have experienced disruptions in their employment.
Young Mothers Reentry Services In cooperation with the SD Department of Corrections (DOC), LSS provides assistance to young mothers age 18 through 24 incarcerated in DOC facilities. LSS provides a variety of educational and supportive services to help young moms re-enter the community successfully and resume supportive care of their families.
Work Training Classes LSS provides educational classes inside the DOC Sioux Falls Penitentiary to prepare men and women for employment upon re-entry.
Domestic Violence MRT (Moral Reconation Therapy) LSS provides classes inside the DOC Sioux Falls Penitentiary to create better understanding of safe and violence-free relationships upon reentry.
Criminal Justice Initiative MRT and CBISA (Cognitive Behavioral Interventions for Substance Abuse) Services LSS provides Evidence-Based Classes in contracted geographic areas around the state of South Dakota. The purpose and goal is to provide evidence-based programing in lieu of incarceration.
For resources on responsible parenting, check out the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse.