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FREE CIVIL LEGAL SERVICES AVAILABLE  

 
 
Free Civil Legal Services for Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking Survivors in EASTERN South Dakota
An attorney at The Compass Center in Sioux Falls is now accepting referrals for survivors who are needing civil legal assistance as a result of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking. These services are FREE and are available to any survivor east of the Missouri River  
 
To apply, please contact Jennifer Hynek at jennifer@thecompasscenter.org or call 605-339-0116.
 
Free Civil Legal Services for Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking Survivors in WESTERN South Dakota 
 
An attorney at Working Against Violence, Inc. (WAVI) in Rapid City is now accepting referrals for survivors who are needing civil legal assistance as a result of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking. These services are FREE and are available to any survivor west of the Missouri River  
 
To apply, please contact Kari Nordstrom at karin@wavi.org or call 605-341-3292.
 
 
Free Civil Legal Immigration Services for Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence and/or Stalking Survivors Available Statewide
 The Network is excited to announce that Taneeza Islam is now able to take civil legal immigration cases that are related to domestic violence, sexual violence, and/or stalking.  This service is free for clients, and she is available to take cases from across the state.  This is made available through our Legal Assistance for Victims grant project.

If you have a client who has immigration legal needs due to domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking, please contact Taneeza.  Her email address is taneeza@tislamlawoffice.com. 


 

 
 
 
Links to the archived webinars from Bridging South Dakota's webinar series: 
Improving Practices: Serving Individuals with Disabilities and Deaf Individuals
Recorded 9/20/17
Recording with English Captions and American Sign Language (ASL): https://meet43497448.adobeconnect.com/pwy0aeewhp1q/
 
Auxiliary Aids and Services: What's That? Why Should We Care?
Recorded 8/17/2017
Recording includes American Sign Language (ASL): https://meet43497448.adobeconnect.com/paw0drx4ahfo/
 
Recording with English captions and American Sign Language (ASL): https://youtu.be/mNQmbl5YzKY
 
Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Assault
Recorded 6/14/17 
Recording with English captions and American Sign Language (ASL): https://meet43497448.adobeconnect.com/pujtrtk0o11t/
 
                                                     
 

  
LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAININGS
 
Watertown
Sexual Assault Training
June 28, 2018
1pm to 5pm 
 
Madison
Sexual Assault Training
July 18, 2018
1pm to 5pm 
 
Mitchell
July 23, 2018
1pm to 5pm
OR
July 24, 2018
8am to Noon
The training is the same for both days. 
 
 Pine Ridge
This training is being rescheduled for the fall. Please keep checking back for the new dates. 
 

OTHER EVENTS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 18th Annual Community Response to Child Abuse Conference
October 4th and 5th, 2018
Sioux Falls
 

 
Physical Address of The Network
1704 S Cleveland Ave, Suite 5
Sioux Falls SD 57103 


 

 
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