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Free Civil Legal Services for Sexual Assault Survivors
 
An attorney at The Compass Center in Sioux Falls is now accepting referrals for sexual assault survivors who are needing civil legal assistance as a result of the sexual assault. These services are FREE and are available STATEWIDE to any survivor of sexual assault.  
 
To apply, please contact Jennifer Hynek at jennifer@thecompasscenter.org or call 605-339-0116.
 
Scroll below for more information on the Domestic Violence and Stalking Attorney and Immigration Attorney available through The Network. 
 

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The Network (Sioux Falls) and five of its member agencies-- Artemis House (Spearfish), Mitchell Area Safehouse (Mitchell), River City Domestic Violence Program (Yankton), First Circuit Court Appointed Special Advocates (Mitchell), and the Missouri Valley Crisis Center (Chamberlain)--are seeking VISTA candidates to assist in The Network’s mission: Working together to promote victims’ rights for a safer South Dakota. VISTAs will engage in substantive projects, including grant writing, developing fundraising plans, increasing volunteer programs, and developing social media platforms for The Network VISTA project.

Participation in the VISTA program allows candidates career exploration, leadership and management skills, and an excellent community service record. Participants earn money for higher education expenses or to pay off student loans, or can receive a cash stipend. VISTA members also receive one year of Federal Non-Competitive hiring eligibility, which is advantageous in the federal hiring process.

AmeriCorps VISTA members serve as catalysts for change, actively bettering communities. VISTA members join a community of over 220,000 past participants who have gone on to careers in all industries.

Applicants must be 18 years or older to apply. Interested candidates should apply online at https://my.americorps.gov, searching for any of the organizations listed above in South Dakota. For more information or with questions, contact Rebekkah Kruse of The Network via email at Rebekkah@sdnafvsa.com or by phone at 605-731-0041. 

                                                            
 
 
 
 
Free Civil Legal Services for Sexual Assault Survivors
 
An attorney at The Compass Center in Sioux Falls is now accepting referrals for sexual assault survivors who are needing civil legal assistance as a result of the sexual assault. These services are FREE and are available STATEWIDE to any survivor of sexual assault.  
 
To apply, please contact Jennifer Hynek at jennifer@thecompasscenter.org or call 605-339-0116.
 
Free Civil Legal Services for Domestic Violence and/or Stalking Survivors 
 
An attorney at Working Against Violence, Inc. (WAVI) in Rapid City is now accepting referrals for domestic violence and/or stalking survivors who are needing civil legal assistance related to domestic violence or stalking. The services are FREE and are available across the state. Priority will be given to protection order cases and divorce cases.
   
   To apply, please contact Kelsey at kelseyw@wavi.org or call 605-341-3292 to complete an intake form. 
 
 
 
Free Civil Legal Immigration Services for Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence and/or Stalking Survivors 
 

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. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Taneeza or Kathy Rutten at kathy@sdnafvsa.com.  

 

  
LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAININGS
 
Winner
September 12  
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
 
Pierre - Academy Training
September 18th and 19th
8:00 am - 5:00 pm both days
 
Pierre - Reciprocity
September 27th
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm 
 

OTHER EVENTS

Audrey Mabrey

October 10 - 12, 2017
Aberdeen, Yankton, and Sioux Falls
 
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