The Network is a state-level non-profit agency comprised of caring people dealing with the concerns of domestic violence and sexual assault victims. Our member programs employ and support individuals of all racial, social, religious and economic groups, ages, abilities, and lifestyles. Rural, urban and tribal areas are proudly represented. The Network believes that the abuse of power in society fosters domestic violence, rape, gender inequality, racism, and poverty by perpetuating conditions in which certain groups benefit from the domination of others.

We believe that domestic violence results from the use of force or threat to achieve and maintain control over others in intimate relationships. The Network opposes the use of violence as a means of control over others and supports equality in relationships.

All of our programs and services are rooted firmly in the belief that people victimized by crime have the right to assume power over their own lives by making informed choices regarding their empowerment journey. The Network is dedicated to the empowerment of those victimized by domestic or sexual violence.

Upcoming Events

Now Accepting Applications for the 2020 Basic SD Victim Assistance Academy

The South Dakota Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault and the Planning Committee for the SD Victim Assistance Academy ...
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Trauma Informed Response Training April 21st and 22nd in Yankton

The South Dakota Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault and River City Domestic Violence Center are excited to announce ...
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Member Agency/Partner Upcoming Events–UPDATED February 21, 2020

South Dakota Housing Development Authority ​are ​pleased ​to ​announce ​their ​fifteenth ​annual ​statewide ​Homeless ​Summit. ​ Scheduled ​for ​June ​16-17, ​2020, ​at ​the ​Arrowwood ​Resort ​and ​Conference ​Center ​in ​Oacoma. ​  ​Participants ​can ​engage ​in ​conversations ​to ​prevent and resolve experiences of ​homelessness, ​attend ​workshops and ​make ​connections ​at ​the ​networking ​events. ​  ​Please ​join ​us ​for ​another ​great ​homeless ​summit! Agenda and ...
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Links & Resources
National Domestic Violence Hotline:
1.800.799.SAFE (7233)

Parents for Megan's Law and the Crime Victims Center Hotline:

Suicide Prevention:
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

CyberTip Line:
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