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Agencies

ADULT EDUCATION & LITERACY PROGRAM 882-5080
Offers services to residents of Codington County in order to meet educational needs. Services include basic literacy skills, adult brush-up, GED completion and workforce readiness.

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS 886-1554
Provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF WATERTOWN 886-6666
Serving over 450 youth each day, the Boys and Girls Club of Watertown helps inspire and enable all young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.

CODINGTON COUNTY HERITAGE MUSEUM 886-7335
Funding used is for children’s educational programming.  Programming will incorporate art activities, songs, games and presentations to educate youth on the history of Codington County.

CODINGTON COUNTY SEARCH & RESCUE 882-6210
Provides a trained team of volunteers ready for search and dive rescue or for recovery of persons and evidence, and promotion of water safety.

D.A.R.E. 882-6210
The mission of D.A.R.E.  is to teach students good decision-making skills to help them lead safe and healthy lives.  Funding received is used for educational materials for the program.

DELTA DENTAL DAKOTA SMILES PROGRAM 1-800-627-3961
Provides needed dental care at no charge to underserved children ages 0 to 21 who do not have access to a dentist or dental care.

FOSTER GRANDPARENTS 753-6808
Foster Grandparents are role models, mentors, and friends to children with exceptional needs. The program provides a way for volunteers age 55 and over to stay active by serving children and youth in their communities.

GIRL SCOUTS – DAKOTA HORIZONS 1-800-666-2141
With over 450 local girls ages 5-17, Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

GLACIAL LAKES RSVP 753-6808
RSVP is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for people 55 and over. You can use the skills and talents you’ve learned over the years, or develop new ones while serving in a variety of volunteer activities within your community.

HUMAN SERVICE AGENCY (SERENITY HILLS) 886-0123
Serenity Hills is a low-intensity residential halfway house for individuals who are dually diagnosed with both a mental health and an addictions diagnosis.  Individuals receiving services at Serenity Hills participate in aftercare programming, seek employment within the community and receive ongoing therapeutic support from staff and other residents.

IMAGINATION LIBRARY 882-6220
This program provides one book a month through their 5th birthday to children whose parents or legal guardian lives or works in Codington County. These age appropriate books are mailed directly to the child’s home to encourage the love of reading.

ICAP – 60’s PLUS DINNING 882-2166
60’S Plus Dinning serves individuals aged 60 and older a healthy nutritious meal without regard to income.  Services are available at more than 24 locations in Codington, Clark, Deuel, Hamlin and Grant counties.

ICAP - CODINGTON COUNTY OFFICE SUPPORT 886-7674
Provides administrative support to all ICAP programs serving low income families and senior citizens in east central South Dakota.

ICAP – HAMLIN-DUEUL COUNTY SCHOOL SUPPLIES 605-256-6518
Funding from the United Way is used to provide school supplies to children in Hamlin and Duel counties that cannot afford them.

ICAP - EARLY HEAD START INCENTIVE PROGRAM 886-7674
Works with families to provide quality early childhood services for infants, toddlers and pregnant women. Parents earn incentive points which are redeemed for daily family living items.

ICAP – VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE (VITA) 886-7674
VITA is a free program to help low and middle-income workers have their federal and State personal income taxes prepared and filed electronically at no cost. VITA also ensures that workers receive all the tax credits to which they are entitled.

LAKE AREA ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY 882-6269
Helps bring zoo programs to those who don't normally have the opportunity. The zoo's on-site and outreach programming reaches Boys and Girls Club members, children at risk, people with special needs, Watertown schools, etc.

LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES 882-2740
Means "strengthening individuals, families and communities" for all area people, regardless of religious affiliation. LSS provides mental health counseling, consumer credit counseling, therapeutic groups, family life education, employee assistance programs and business seminars.

MENTORING MOMS 886-1554
Matches young pregnant or parenting individuals with an experienced, volunteer mentor mother who offers friendship, support and advocacy.  Promotes access to health, financial, and educational services.

NE GLACIAL LAKES AREA AMERICAN RED CROSS 886-3420
Provides disaster response services, disaster preparedness, CPR/AED and first aid training and babysitter training for youth.

PEOPLE AGAINST CHILD HUNGER (PACH) 886-4427
The Watertown Area PACH (People Against Child Hunger) Program works with school staff to provide complimentary snacks and meals to students who may need an additional food resource over weekends during the school year

SENIOR COMPANIONS OF SD 605-361-1133
Volunteers provide elderly individuals friendship and fee assistance with daily activities to help them remain independent in their own homes and prevent premature entry into a nursing home

SIOUX COUNCIL BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA 605-361-2697
Helps local boys learn to say no to peer pressure, feel good about themselves, develop into participating citizens, and become responsive to the needs of others.

SALVATION ARMY 886-4030
Operates the food pantry, provides lodging and meals to the homeless, assists travelers, provides clothing and household items, plays a vital role in disaster restoration and response, and offers character-building programs.

WATERTOWN AREA SWIM CLUB 886-0999
Helps children develop life skills. Scholarships are provided to children/families who cannot afford the coaching fees.  Funds are also used to help cover the cost of home meet fees for all Watertown Swim Club participants.

WATERTOWN AREA TRANSIT, INC. 882-5287
Provides dependable, affordable public transportation to the people in the Watertown area as they travel to meet their needs for shopping, medical appointments, employment opportunities, educational, nutritional and recreational purposes.

WATERTOWN BASEBALL ASSOCIATION 886-4118
By providing quality coaching, well maintained fields, equipment and transportation, and the opportunity to participate and compete in a challenging schedule, this agency provides youth in Watertown and the surrounding area with a positive environment and the opportunity to develop baseball skills.

WATERTOWN HOCKEY ASSOCIATION 886-1998
Provides young people, ages 3-19, an opportunity for recreational and competitive skating, and helps develop hockey skills in a fun and exciting environment.  Funds received are used to provide scholarships to those children/families that may not otherwise be able to participate.

WATERTOWN RESOURCE CENTER 886-4300
Provides a 24-hour crisis line (605-886-4300 or 1-800-660-8014) to victims of abuse, domestic violence shelter, rape crisis services, peer and professional counseling, information and referral, education and training, support groups, and more.

WATERTOWN SENIOR ACTIVITIES 882-6260
Provides innovative physical, educational and social activates for adults 50 plus years of age.  Funding received helps with equipment supplies and staffing.

WATERTOWN SENIOR ACTIVITIES 882-6260
Provides innovative physical, educational and social activates for adults 50 plus years of age.  Funding received helps with equipment supplies and staffing.

WATERTOWN YOUTH BASEBALL/SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION 882-6260
Building character, this program teaches lifelong skills and abilities to children.  Registration Fees for the program are kept as low as possible with funding from the United Way.

WATERTOWN VOLUNTEER CENTER 882-5270
Besides meeting the volunteer needs of non-profit agencies within the community, the Watertown Volunteer Center educates area youth through volunteerism and creates a sense of purpose and belonging among the older volunteers.

WATERTOWN YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION 818-9972
Funds received provide scholarships to those who may not have the resources to participate.  WYSA builds character through participation in a fun and family environment. Youth receive education in proper soccer play and techniques along with learning good sportsmanship.