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Spearfish Communit y Coalition

About This Publication

P.O. Box 708 • Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-1417 • www.SpearfishCommunityCoalition.com

Through this publication, the Spearfish Community Coalition hopes to provide the community with a comprehensive tool for resources and activities available to youth and families in the Spearfish area.

“Mobilizing the community to support positive, healthy and drug free youth.”

Table of Contents About the Coalition.......................................................4 Index of Listings.............................................................5 Know the Facts...............................................................6 jFrom Cigarettes to Vaping......................................8 SADD Program.................................................................8 PRIDE Student Surveys..............................................9 Middle School Student Council........................... 18 LifeSkills........................................................................... 28 40 Developmental Assets..................................... 28 The Affects of Marijuana on Youth................... 30 Resources Assistance Resources.............................................. 14 •Clothing & Supplies.......................................... 14 •Disability Services............................................. 14 •Emergency Shelter............................................ 14 •Employment........................................................... 14 •Housing..................................................................... 14 •Income Based Services.................................. 15 •Legal........................................................................... 15 •Nutrition................................................................... 15 •Information............................................................. 15 •Senior Services.................................................... 16 •Social Services..................................................... 16 •Transportation........................................................17

PARTNERS: City of Spearfish & Rec Center Spearfish Police Department Spearfish School District Moxie Marketing of the Midwest Parents Youth Teen Court Western Prevention Resource Center HealthSource Downtown Friday Nights Spearfish United Methodist Church Young Life Zonta

Preschools........................................................................17 Civic/Volunteer Orgs.................................................. 18 Government/City Agencies................................... 19 •City............................................................................... 19 •County....................................................................... 19 •Court Services...................................................... 19 Health & Wellness...................................................... 20 •Free & Reduced Services............................. 20 •Medical Care......................................................... 20 •Dentistry.................................................................. 20 •Eye Care.................................................................... 21 •Mental Health/Counseling............................ 21 •Substance Abuse Prevention...................... 21 •Fitness....................................................................... 21 Local Churches.............................................................22 Schools/Education.....................................................23 Volunteer Opportunities..........................................23 Youth Opportunities.................................................. 25 •After School/Summer...................................... 25 •Arts/Theater.......................................................... 25 •General..................................................................... 25 •Mentoring............................................................... 25 •Religious Youth Groups ................................ 26 •Sports Programs................................................ 26

This guide is funded primarily through SAMHSA funds and by the Spearfish Community Coalition. SCC is a collaborative organization of community members that combine efforts to create a healthy community by reducing risk and increasing protective factors such as developmental assets. Products, such as the Youth and Family Resource and Activity Guide are a piece of the collaborative puzzle of efforts to improve the quality of life in Spearfish and by raising awareness of youth and families to the positive resources and activities offered in our beautiful community. All listings have been provided by the individual organization and at the time of publication were assumed to be correct. We hope to continue in future publications of the Youth and Family Resource Guide to add additional resources for the community. For more information about the Spearfish Community Coalition or this guide, please visit www.SpearfishCommunityCoalition.com or contact Melissa Currier at spfccdirector@gmail.com. This guide was developed under grant number SP020807-09 from the Office of National Drug Control Policy and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The views, policies, and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of ONDCP, SAMHSA, or HHS.

BOARD: Nichole Walters, President Jodi Sleep, Vice President Jenny Donovan, Secretary/Treasurer Dennis Servaty, Past President Micah Schiller, Board Member Marlene Todd, Board Member Shelly Lammers, Board Member Jody Schenk, Board Member STAFF: Melissa Currier, Executive Director Nicole Wolff, Administrative Assistant MISSION: As a community partnership, we strengthen and promote healthy lifestyles by reducing youth substance abuse and enhancing developmental assets.

JOIN US: The Spearfish Community Coalition meets at noon on the third Tuesday of each month – at various locations. VISION: Mobilizing the community to support positive, healthy and drug free youth.

GET INVOLVED! Contact us to see how you can be a valuable asset to our volunteer team!

CONTACT: P.O. Box 708 • Spearfish, SD 57783 • Phone: 605-717-1417 • Email: spfccdirector@gmail.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/SpearfishCommunityCoalition • Twitter: www.twitter.com/SpCommCoalition

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Coalition Works to Reduce & Prevent Underage Substance Use The Spearfish Community Coalition is a volunteer-driven 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to, “mobilize the community to support positive, healthy and drug free youth.” Dedicated to the improvement of our community and to providing healthy opportunities for our youth, Coalition members work hard on a number of initiatives that reduce and prevent underage drinking, tobacco use, and other drug use. The Coalition also works to build protective factors through developmental assets and youth leadership opportunities. With grant funding through the Drug Free Communities Grant (DFC) through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the SD State Tobacco Control Program, and local foundation and corporate grants, the Coalition operates to provide education, skill enhancement, policy modification and development, physical design change, reduction of barriers to prevention efforts, and changing consequences. The Coalition functions through the Strategic Prevention Framework, which includes assessment, capacity building, planning, implementation, evaluation and sustainability. In its ninth year as a Drug Free Communities grantee, the Coalition continues to build capacity and strengthen collaborations with community partners, parents, youth, businesses and civic organizations. Current Initiatives Include: • Promoting smoke-free multi-unit housing policies; • Implementing a tobacco-free parks and play spaces ordinance; • Provide training and ID checks using the ID Scanner at Downtown Friday Nights and other community events; • Youth opportunities such as the Youth Leadership Conference and Red Ribbon Week Activities; • Positive Community Norms campaign - an effort that focuses on changing

community misperceptions that all kids drink, or smoke or are in trouble, to correct perceptions that most kids do not engage in risky behaviors; • Developmental Asset Building Please consider getting involved with the Spearfish Community Coalition and volunteering your time to ensure a healthy and safe environment for our youth. The Coalition provides safe, drug free activities for youth, community education presentations, community speakers, prescription drug takeback events, ID Tent at Downtown Friday Nights, and Youth Leadership events. The general coalition meets every third Tuesday at noon at various locations. New members are always welcome!

The ultimate goal of the Spearfish Community Coalition is to provide a safe, healthy community for our children to grow, learn and lead in the future. These efforts cannot be done alone. It takes many people in the community working together to succeed. The Coalition strives to include active representation from parents, media, businesses, law enforcement, schools, youth serving organizations, civic/volunteer organizations, health care professionals, state and local government agencies, religious organizations, those involved in reducing substance abuse and most importantly, youth. For more information about the Spearfish Community Coalition, please visit www. SpearfishCommunityCoalition.com or find us on Facebook. You may also contact Melissa Currier, Director, at 605-717-1417 or via email at spfccdirector@gmail.com.

HELP YOUR CHILDREN GROW. Spend time together to show you care about your child’s health, wellness, and success. Young people are more likely to listen when they know you’re on their side. Explain why you don’t want your child to drink or use other drugs—not just because you say so, but because you want your child to be happy and safe. For tips on how— and when—to begin the conversation, visit:

www.underagedrinking.samhsa.gov

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Index of Listings 211 Helpline Center.........................................................15/28 Action for the Betterment of the Community (ABC)......................................................................................21 Al-Anon.........................................................................................21 Alcoholics Anonymous........................................................21 American Red Cross Black Hills Chapter.................15 Anytime Fitness..................................................................7/21 Bella Pregnancy Resource Center............................. 20 Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Black Hills..............25 Black Hills Area Council, Boy Scouts of America.... 25 Black Hills Christian Academy........................................17 Black Hills Christian Academy.......................................23 Black Hills Dance Centre...................................................25 Black Hills Gold Swim Team............................................26 Black Hills Special Services.............................................14 Black Hills State University..............................................23 Black Hills State University Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center........................................21 Black Hills Ultimate Frisbee............................................26 Black Hills Urgent Care...................................................... 20 Butte/Lawrence County 4-H...........................................25 Calvary Temple Assembly of God................................22 Canyon Hills Center...............................................................21 Career Learning Center of the Black Hills..............23 Car Seat Program...................................................................14 Catholic Social Services Counseling..............21 Children First Preschool and Childcare Center....17 Christian Science Society................................................22 Church of All Angels.............................................................22 City of Spearfish......................................................................19 Commodities/Senior Box Program & Personal Care Items, Western SD Community Action..15 Community Health Nurse, Spearfish WIC & Family Planning............................................................. 20 Compass Point (Northern Hills Alcohol & Drug Services)..............................................................................21 Connection Church..............................................................22 Connection Church - Youth Connection.........26 Countryside Community Church.................................22 Countryside Community Church - Accelerate.....26 Dakota at Home -- One Call, Countless Resources - South Dakota’s Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)........................................... 16 Dana Dental Arts............................................................20/24 DC Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery – Hatchery Helpers...........................................................25 Early Childhood Connections.........................................23 Elkhorn Ridge Golf Club.............................................26/32 Energy Assistance Program.............................................14 Evergreen Management Services, Inc......................14 Faith Bible Church.................................................................22 First Baptist Church.............................................................22 Foster Grandparents of the Black Hills......................18 Fourth Circuit Court Services.........................................19 Front Porch Coalition............................................................15 Girl Scouts - Dakota Horizons........................................25 Good Shepherd Clinic, Inc......................................... 17/20 Good Will of the Great Plains...........................................14 Grace Balloch Memorial Library...................................25 Grace Fellowship...................................................................22 Habitat for Humanity ReStore Outlet..........................14 Health Insurance Marketplace Navigator Program - Western SD Community Action........... 20 Hillsview Church of the Nazerene...............................22 Hope Lutheran Church WI Synod................................22 InfantSEE......................................................................................21

Jehovah’s Witnesses............................................................22 Job Corps.....................................................................................14 Kid Konnection.........................................................................17 Kids Club Kids...........................................................................17 Kids Club Kids..........................................................................25 Kids & Co. Dance....................................................................25 Kiwanis Club of Spearfish.................................................18 Lawrence County Public Defender’s Office............19 Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office..................................19 Lawrence County Teen Court..........................................19 Legal Aid – Dakota Plains Legal Svcs........................15 Lutheran Social Services...........................................16/24 Matthews Opera House & Arts Center......................23 Meals on Wheels.....................................................................15 Meyer Dana Orthodontics...........................................7/20 Mountain Valley Vision Center........................................21 Mountain View Baptist Church.............................22/24 Neighbor Works Dakota Home Resources.............14 New Covenant Presbyterian Church.........................22 Northern Black Hills Rotary..............................................18 Northern Hills American Business Women’s Association.........................................................................18 Northern Hills Area CASA Program..............................18 Northern Hills Drug Court..................................................19 Northern Hills Hockey Association.............................26 Northern Hills Training Center........................................14 North Point Christian Church.........................................22 North Point Christian Church - AWANA....................26 Our Savior’s Lutheran Church................................22/23 Queen City Futbol Club......................................................26 Ponderosa Apartments, Inc.............................................15 Ponderosa Apartments, Inc. dba Spearfish Nutrition Site.................................................................................15 Prairie Hills Childcare Center..........................................17 Prairie Hills Transit.................................................................17 Realtors for Kids......................................................................18 Regional Health Dermatology....................................... 20 Regional Health Dialysis Center.................................. 20 Regional Health Home + Home Medical Equipment...................................................................................... 20 Regional Health Medical Clinic.................................... 20 Regional Health Medical Clinic.................................... 20 Regional Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine........................................................................................ 20 Regional Health Rehabilitation.................................... 20 Regional Health Spearfish Hospital.......................... 20 Regional Health Surgery Center.................................. 20 Regional Health Urgent Care......................................... 20 RSVP - Retired Senior Volunteer Program..............18 Salvation Army.........................................................................14 Seventh Day Adventist.......................................................22 SHIINE (Senior Health Information & Insurance Education)......................................................................... 20 Solid Rock Church.................................................................22 South Dakota Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)...................................................................... 20 South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation...........................................................................................14 South Dakota Department of Social Services – Local Office.........................................................................17 South Dakota Parent Information and Resource Center...................................................................................23 South Dakota Youth Hunting Adventures.....26 South Dakota Youth Hunting Adventures......26 Spearfish AAU Youth Wrestling Club.........................26 Spearfish Ambulance...........................................................19 Spearfish American Legion Baseball..................26 Spearfish Aquatics Club....................................................26

Spearfish Bicycle Cooperative...................................... 16 Spearfish City Campground.............................................19 Spearfish City Police Department................................19 Spearfish Community Food Pantry.............................15 Spearfish Co-Op Preschool..............................................17 Spearfish Creekside Elementary School.................23 Spearfish Fire Department...............................................19 Spearfish High School........................................................23 Spearfish International House of Prayer (Spearfish IHOP)............................................................................22 Spearfish Lacrosse...............................................................27 Spearfish Lions Club...........................................................18 Spearfish Middle School...................................................23 Spearfish Mountain View Elementary School...................................................................................23 Spearfish Optimist Club......................................................18 Spearfish Rams in the Black Hills Youth Football League..................................................................................27 Spearfish Rec & Aquatics Center..........................19/21 Spearfish Rec & Aquatics Center - Summer Rec.... 25 Spearfish School District 40-2.......................................23 Spearfish Senior Citizen Center.................................... 16 Spearfish Soccer Association........................................27 Spearfish Sports Academy..............................................27 Spearfish Tennis Association........................................27 Spearfish West Elementary School............................23 Spearfish Youth Baseball/Softball Association, SYBSA...................................................................................27 Spearfish Youth Basketball League...........................27 Spearfish Youth Football Association.......................27 St. Joseph’s Catholic Church...........................................22 St. Joseph’s Catholic Church - Youth & College Ministry................................................................................26 St. Paul Lutheran Church MO Synod..........................22 St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store.......................................14 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)/Food Stamps - Department of Social Services................................................................................15 Tang Soo Do Karate..............................................................27 The Summit...............................................................................22 Treasures Thrift Store...........................................................14 United Church of Christ......................................................22 United Methodist Church.......................................... 22/27 United Methodist Church..................................................26 United Way of the Black Hills......................................... 16 VFW Queen City Post #5860............................................18 Victims of Violence Intervention Program, Inc. dba Artemis House........................................................14 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) - Western SD Community Action........................................23 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), Western SD Community Action..................................................15 Western Resources for Independent Living..........14 Western South Dakota Community Action.............15 Young Life...................................................................................26 Youth & Family Services...................................................25 Youth & Family Services Home-Based Head Start 17 Zonta Club of Spearfish......................................................18

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Know the Facts By: Steve Morford, Spearfish High School Principal Time to get right to the point, kids are hooked on JUUL e-cigarettes and any adult who doesn’t believe so, just isn’t aware. JUULing is a term you need to know. We are trying everything we can to reverse this growing problem, as is every other high school in the state and nation. As of right now, we are losing. We need parent help. We need all adults to be aware. Most all of the facts I will share come from either the US Surgeon General or Truth Initiative sites. E-cigarette use among both youth and young adults has increased considerably in recent years. In 2015, more than a quarter of students in grades 6 through 12 and more than a third of young adults had ever tried e-cigarettes. In just two years on the market, JUUL, a new type of e-cigarette, has become so popular among young people that it has already amassed nearly half of the e-cigarette market share. The product’s quick rise in popularity prompted has it labeled “the most widespread phenomenon you’ve likely never heard of.” Here are some important things to know about JUUL, which may be putting a new generation of youth at risk of nicotine dependence. JUUL devices heat up a cartridge containing oils to create vapor, which quickly dissolves into the air. The device is small enough to fit in a closed fist and has a sleek, tech-inspired design that resembles a USB flash drive. You probably have seen one and not even realized what it was. You may have even seen it plugged in and charging in your kid’s room, and not realized what it was. While the JUUL manufacturer claims it is only for adults, JUUL comes in flavors, including mint, mango, watermelon

and crème brulee, which are proven to appeal to young people and facilitate initiation of tobacco product use. A single JUUL cartridge is roughly equal to a pack of cigarettes, or 200 cigarette puffs, according to the product website. Nicotine is an addictive chemical, and evidence suggests that nicotine use during adolescence and young adulthood has long-term impacts on brain development. This product is extremely addictive. Most young people do not realize that they are inhaling nicotine when they vape. The majority of youth e-cigarette users think that they vaped only flavoring, not nicotine, according to the University of Michigan’s 2016 Monitoring the Future study. Yet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 99 percent of e-cigarettes sold in U.S. convenience stores, supermarkets and similar outlets in 2015 contained nicotine. When using JUUL users inhale aerosol into their lungs. E-cigarettes can also be used to deliver cannabinoids such as marijuana, and other drugs. Another

disturbing trend. Worse yet is that no one really knows what the long-term effects of vaping will be. A December 2017 study by the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, published in the American Journal of Medicine, found that young adults who use e-cigarettes are more than four times as likely to begin smoking tobacco cigarettes within 18 months as their peers who do not vape. Scientists are still learning more about how e-cigarettes affect health. However, there is already enough evidence to justify efforts to prevent e-cigarette use by young people. Because most tobacco use starts during adolescence, actions to protect our nation’s young people from a lifetime of nicotine addiction are critical. Working together, we can keep America’s youth and young adults safe from the dangers associated with tobacco use and nicotine addiction. JUULing is a problem. Talk to your kids!! Here are some tips for doing so. will increase the likelihood that your teen will listen. Rather than saying “we

KNOW THE FACTS Be patient and be ready to listen! • Get credible information about e-cigarettes and young people at E-cigarettes.SurgeonGeneral.gov. • Avoid criticism and encourage an open dialogue. • Remember, your goal is to have a conversation, not to deliver a lecture. • It’s OK for your conversation to take place over time, in bits and pieces - Find the right moment. • A more natural discussion

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need to talk,” you might ask your teen what he or she thinks about a situation you witness together, such as: Seeing someone use an e-cigarette in person or in a video; Passing an e-cigarette shop when you are walking or driving; Seeing an e-cigarette advertisement in a store or magazine or on the internet. Many teens are already hooked and most have tried it. Just being honest… Most of all, tell your teen that you are not trying to scare them but nothing is more important to you (as their parent) than their health and safety. We can beat this.

“We all have challenges. We have to face them, embrace them, defy them, and conquer them” – Victoria Arlen

Let your teen know why you don’t want them to use e-cigarettes.

• Science shows that e-cigarettes contain ingredients that are addictive and could harm different parts of your body. • The teen brain is still developing, which means teens are more vulnerable to addiction. • E-cigarettes contain chemicals that are harmful. When teens use e-cigarettes, they breathe in tiny particles that can harm their lungs. • The cloud that people exhale from e-cigarettes can expose all to chemicals that are not safe to breathe. • Using nicotine during teen years may make it harder to concentrate, learn, or control impulses. • Nicotine can train your brain to be more easily addicted to other drugs like meth and cocaine.

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Until next time, Steve Morford, principal, Spearfish High School.

Anytime Fitness Meyer Dana Orthodontics

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From Cigarettes to Vaping The tobacco plant comes from the Nicotiana and Solanaceae (nightshade) family. It is an insecticide by nature, using nicotine as its weapon of defense. It poisons all that touches it except for the tobacco hornworm. The hornworm adapted to use the nicotine ingested in the larval stage as its defense mechanism, protecting itself by emitting a smell to ward off predators. This release of poison known as a “breath of death,” seals an animal of prey’s fate, as death overtakes them (Kumar, et.al, 2013). For humans it takes much longer to see the poison cause harm and death, due to the difference in body weight. Humans require longer exposures over time for the poison to be visible. Over the past decade, researchers and those in the medical field have provided empirical data to demonstrate the harmful effects. This information helped to create prevention and recovery programs to communities. The tobacco industry continues to create a variety of ways to use nicotine. Some of these claim to be better or healthier alternatives such as smokeless tobacco, e-cigs, and the most recent vaping pens that use e-liquid. Vaporizers hit the stores with the disclaimer that “it helps to quit smoking,” or that it was better because “it does not cause second hand smoke.” The transition from nicotine to non-nicotine, including the options of endless flavors, sparked interest almost immediately. Flavors available include apple pie, key lime, strawberry, mango, watermelon, and more. Storefronts and businesses began selling products. Vape shops soon opened, giving customers a chance to try out and learn about the equipment, sample flavors, and acquire information. The equipment

used is completely customizable with interchangeable tanks, and atomizers to increase the amount of smoke released. It was not long before the youth caught on and joined the trend, often using the non-nicotine option under the fallacy that it is not harmful because it does not contain nicotine, the cancer-causing ingredient. Once a habit, it is now a full-blown hobby for many adolescents and younger adults. Ruthless Vapor is a website that promotes the Vaping Capitol Cloud Championship, a competition full with cash and prizes in the categories of biggest cloud, best in vaping tricks. In fact, Ruthless Vapor calls this competition is “a sport” among the vaping community. According to CVS Health Foundation’s campaign #BETHEFIRST, smoking among the youth is now at an all-time low. For the first time in history, this generation has a chance to be the first smoke free generation. It is time to spread awareness about the possible harmful effects of vaping. Regardless of the absence of nicotine, some of the e-liquid flavors contain the harmful ingredient diacetyl, which is known to cause “popcorn lung,” an irreversible condition (Sauler & Gulati, 2012). The ingredient causes damage to the tiny air sacs resulting in wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath. Although not all flavors contain the ingredient, this is not a risk the future generation should take; after all it took decades for researchers to prove the harmful effects of cigarettes and for humans to be exposed long enough to see the deadly consequences.

Works Cited Kumar, P., Pandit, S., Stepphun, A., & Baldwin, I. (2013). Natural history-driven, plant-mediated RNAibased study reveals CYP6B46’s role in a nicotine-mediated antipredator herbivore defense. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States. 111 (4) 1245-1252. http://doi:10.1073/ pnas.1314848111 Ruthless Vapor. (2017, July 10). Everything You Need to Know About Vape Cloud Competitions. [Web log post]. Retrieved fromahttps://www.ruthlessvapor.com/blogs/ruthless-e-liquid/cloud-competitions Sauler, M., & Gulati, M. (2012). Newly Recognized Occupational and Environmental Causes of Chronic Terminal Airways and Parenchymal Lung Disease. Clinics in Chest Medicine, 33(4), 667–680. http://doi. org/10.1016/j.ccm.2012.09.002 8 – 2019 Spearfish Youth & Family Community Resource Guide

Students Against Destructive Decisions For more than 30 years, SADD has been committed to empowering young people to lead education and prevention initiatives in their schools and communities. Founded as Students Against Driving Drunk in 1981 in Wayland, Massachusetts, SADD has grown to become the nation’s leading peer-topeer youth education and prevention organization with thousands of chapters in middle schools, high schools, and colleges. In 1997, in response to requests from SADD students themselves, SADD expanded its mission and its name and now sponsors chapters called Students Against Destructive Decisions. SADD continues to endorse a firm “No Use” message related to use of alcohol and other drugs. With its expanded focus, SADD now highlights prevention of all destructive behaviors and attitudes that are harmful to young people, including traffic safety, substance abuse, and an array of issues dealing with personal health and safety. Spearfish Middle School and High School has started a SADD Chapter. If you are a student interested in joining SADD inquire in the office to find out when the next meeting is. If you are interested in learning more about SADD visit their website at www.SADD.org.


Court Appointed Special Advocates Serve Children With compassion and kindness, Northern Hills Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers serve area children who have been abused or neglected. Dedicated community members are trained to advocate for foster children in the county’s juvenile dependency court system. Staff assist volunteers throughout the case. As officers of the court, CASAs ensure the children’s needs are recognized and best interests are considered both in the courtroom and in the community. In 2017, 36 advocates served 105 Northern Hills area children. With many children waiting for a CASA volunteer, more volunteers are always needed. Be the voice for a child and apply today! Visit our website at www.nhcasa.org for more information.

Spearfish Student Survey Results For Grades 6-12 Introduced in 1982, the Pride Student Survey for Grade 6-12 has been employed in thousands of schools across the country. Much more than just a substance abuse survey for students, this questionnaire also gathers school climate data (on bullying, harassment, etc.) as well as 50 risk and protective factor items. The Pride Questionnaire for Grades 6-12 is our longest-running and most utilized survey to date, with more than 7.7 million respondents since 1982. Using this student behavior survey, we have been able to track significant longitudinal data and trends, and have released multiple national data sets, allowing our customers to compare their local data with our national data. Our grade 6-12 student survey contains the updated Core Measures required by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for their Drug-Free Communities Grant, and community coalitions and other grantees use this survey to provide data for funding. All data tracks closely to the Monitoring the Future survey data, which reinforces both surveys’ validity and reliability. On the following pages are the results of how Spearfish students in grades 6-12 responded to substance use survey questions including: l Incidence of alcohol, tobacco and drug use l Age of onset of drug use l Student perceptions of risk of drugs l Student perceptions of parents’ approval l Student perceptions of friends’ approval www.SpearfishCommunityCoalition.com – 9


Percentage of Youth Reporting Use of Substances in the Past 30 Days 10

Use

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TOBACCO

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Age of First Use of Substances 20.0

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% Perceive Parents Feel It is Wrong or Very Wrong For Students to Use Substances 100

Use

MARIJUANA

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TOBACCO

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% Perceive Friends Feel It is Wrong or Very Wrong For Students to Use Substances Versus Own Students Perception of Risk

100 % Students Who Perceive Cigarettes As Moderate Risk Or Great Risk

Use

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TOBACCO

90 80 70 60 50

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% Students Who Perceive Alcohol As Moderate Risk Or Great Risk

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90 80 % Students Who Perceive Marijuana As Moderate Risk Or Great Risk

70 60 50 40

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Assistance Resources The following pages contain information regarding resources available to youth and families in Spearfish and the Northern Hills. Every effort was made to include as many resources as possible and to ensure accuracy. Please notify the Spearfish Community Coalition regarding inaccurate or incomplete information. Call 605-7171417 or email spfccassistant@gmail.com. For-profit resources are only included in the listings if the business supports the guide by advertising. Spearfish Community Coalition neither certifies nor endorses any of these resources. The information is simply provided for readers to evaluate and use.

Treasures Thrift Store

Clothing & Supplies

Northern Hills Training Center

Car Seat Program

625 N 5th St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-1300 Primary Contact: Cpl. Little Description: Spearfish Police Department administers program which provides free car seat to those receiving some type of assistance.

Good Will of the Great Plains

www.goodwillgreatplains.org 915 E. Colorado Blvd, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-2335 Email: spfm@goodwillgreatplains.org Description: Assists individuals in developing job skills and finding employment. Goodwill donated goods retail stores help fund the services.

Salvation Army

320 Ryan Rd, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-0924 Description: Meets basic human needs such as, but not limited to, food, shelter, clothing, furniture and medical needs, to anyone in need.

St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store

www.ssvdprapidcity.org 137 E Illinois St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-2499 Primary Contact: Sadie Email: svdptsspearfish@gmail.com Description: Community volunteer based thrift store. The money raised at the store goes to help families in need in the Northern Hills. Hours: 10am-6pm Monday-Saturday

Disabilit y Services

714 N 5th St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-1046 Primary Contact: Jutta Knutson, Store Manager Email: Description: Clothing and household items. Treasures Thrift Store is part of Northern Hills Training Center, an agency which supports adults with intellectual disabilities. Hours: Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm and Saturday 10am-3pm

Black Hills Special Services

www.bhssc.org 2885 Dickson Dr, PO Box 218, Sturgis, SD 57785 Phone: 605-347-4467 Description: Providing consultation in special education, curriculum, technology, administration and more. www.nhtc.org 625 Harvard St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-2785 Primary Contact: Chris Davis, Community Relations Coordinator Email: davis@nhtc.org Description: Provide supports and services to adults with developmental disabilities.

Western Resources for Independent Living

www.wril.org 529 E. Kansas City St, Ste. 203, , Rapid City, SD 57701 Phone: 605-718-1930 Primary Contact: Jen Red Bear, Executive Director Email: jen@wril.org Description: Provides a comprehensive range of services which make it possible for people with disabilities to live as independently as they choose in our community.

Emergency Shelter Victims of Violence Intervention Program, Inc. dba Artemis House

www.artemishouse.org PO Box 486, Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-7825 Primary Contact: Mary Koens, Program Director Email: mary@artemishouse.org Description: Provides shelter and assistance for women, men, and children who are escaping domestic violence and/or sexual assault, 24hour crisis line.

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Employment Job Corps

22023 Job Corps Pl, , Nemo, SD 57759 Phone: 605-348-3636 Description: The Job Corps was established to provide vocational, academic, and social skills training for disadvantaged youth ages 16 to 24.

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation www.sdjobs.org 1300 North Ave, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-6900 Primary Contact: Jon Englund, Manager Email: jonathan.englund@state.sd.us

Housing Habitat for Humanity ReStore Outlet

www.blackhillshabitat.org, www.blackhillshabitatrestore.org 2915 E. Colorado Blvd, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-1882 Description: A Christian housing ministry financed through private donations and utilizing volunteer labor. Provides a convenient one-stop shop for donating and purchasing new and used discounted building materials.

Energy Assistance Program

www.dss.sd.gov/economicassistance/energyassistance Phone: 800-233-8503 Description: The Low Income Energy Assistant Program provides financial assistance to low-income South Dakota households to pay home heating bills. Apply online or call. Applications are also available at the Dept. of Social Services Office.

Evergreen Management Services, Inc.

www.4-evergreen.net 430 Oriole Dr, Ste. B, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-0619 Email: jchristenson@4-evergreen.net Description: To provide nonprofit property management services to operate rental housing and related facilities for the elderly and disabled.

Neighbor Works Dakota Home Resources www.neighborworksdhr.org 795 Main St, , Deadwood, SD 57732


Assistance Resources Phone: 605-578-1401 Email: tracy@nwdhr.org Description: Helping families buy, fix, and keep their homes. Assist in providing safe, decent and affordable housing in revitalized neighborhoods to improve the area’s quality of life.

Ponderosa Apartments, Inc.

430 Oriole Dr, Ste. A, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-4744 Description: To acquire, provide, and operate rental housing and related facilities suited to the special needs and living requirements of elderly and disabled eligible occupants under HUD/ Rural Development regulations.

Income Based Services Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), Western SD Community Action Phone: 605-348-1460 800-327-1703 Description: Receive FREE local tax return preparation from an IRS certified tax preparer for households with income below $56,000 (by appointment).

Western South Dakota Community Action

www.wsdca.org 1844 Lombardy Dr, , Rapid City, SD 57703 Phone: 605-348-1460 800-327-1703 Email: david.barnes@wsdca.org Description: Non-profit antipoverty agency, serving 15 West River counties, purposed to make a positive impact upon the causes and effects of poverty. Programs offered: Employment assistance (work clothes, tools, ID’s), first-time homebuyer assistance (3:1 match on savings up to $2000), food assistance (commodities, fresh produce from local producers, garden kits, Senior Food Box Program), home weatherization (including furnace replacement), home rehabilitation (information, referrals, lead hazard identification, energy conservation audits), licensed commercial kitchen (available for food product development and community education), medical equipment lending, personal care items assistance, prisoner support group, school supplies assistance, South Dakota Health Insurance Marketplace assistance (Affordable Care Act Navigator Program), thrift store (no fee for furniture donation pick-up), VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance), and youth recreation assistance (swim passes, etc.). Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Legal

needy. (Located in Spearfish Rec Center) Hours: 9am-12pm M, W, F and 5-7pm every 1st & 3rd Monday of each month

Legal Aid – Dakota Plains Legal Svcs.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)/Food Stamps Department of Social Services

www.dpls.org 528 Kansas City St, Ste. 1, PO Box 1500, Rapid City, SD 57709 Phone: 605-342-7171 Description: Services provided include Consumer/Finance, Employment, Domestic Abuse, Stamps, Medicare, Housing Income Maintenance, TANF, Food Stamps, Social Security, SSI, Unemployment Compensation, and Individual Rights. Hours: Available at Hudson Hall at 222 W. Hudson, Spearfish, from 9 to 11:30 am, first Friday of each month.

Nutrition Commodities/Senior Box Program & Personal Care Items, Western SD Community Action

236 W. Jackson Blvd, Ste. 2, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-1921 Description: Commodities are distributed monthly. Hours: First two Saturdays of the month from 9:30 am to 1 pm

Meals on Wheels

www.facebook.com/SpearfishMOW 430 Oriole Dr, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-1277 Description: A meal delivery program that provides a nourishing meal once a day (around 11:30 am) to elderly, disabled and home-bound individuals.

Ponderosa Apartments, Inc. dba Spearfish Nutrition Site

430 Oriole Dr, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-1277 Primary Contact: Gayle Bercier Description: Elderly & Disabled: To support and maintain the independence and dignity of senior and disabled persons by providing nutritionally-balanced meals in a friendly, welcoming environment.

www.dss.sd.gov/economicassistance/snap 20 Cliff St, , Deadwood, SD 57732 Phone: 605-578-2402 800-947-6600 Description: Helps low-income residents buy food to stay healthy while they work to regain financial independence. SNAP benefits supplement the recipient’s food budget. The amount of benefits a household receives vary by size, income & allowable expenses.

Information 211 Helpline Center

www.helplinecenter.org , PO Box 1215, Rapid City, SD 57709-1215 Phone: 605-339-4357 #211 Email: help@helplinecenter.org Description: A simple 3-digit number people can call to get help or give help. A database of area services is also available on their website. See our ad on pg. 28.

American Red Cross Black Hills Chapter

www.blackhillsredcross.org 1221 N. Maple Ave, , Rapid City, SD 57701 Phone: 605-342-4010 Primary Contact: Richard Smith, Executive Director Email: richard.smith2@redcross.org Description: Provides relief to victims of disaster and helps people prevent, prepare for, respond to emergencies.

Front Porch Coalition

www.frontporchcoalition.org 915 Mountain View Road, , Rapid City, SD 57702 Phone: 605-348-6692 Primary Contact: Stephanie Schweitzer-Dixon Email: inquiries@frontporchcoalition.org Description: A united front for suicide prevention; providing a source of support for those who

Spearfish Community Food Pantry www.spearfishpantry.net 131 Yankee St, PO Box 65, Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-0940 Description: Collects & distributes food to the

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people in need in our community

Spearfish Bicycle Cooperative

www.spearfishbikecoop.blogspot.com 727 Ames St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: Primary Contact: Jeremy Smith Email: spearfishbikecoop@gmail.com Description: The Spearfish Bicycle Cooperative is a community workspace where anyone can come in and learn how bicycles work, how to do your own tune-ups, build a bicycle, participate in community bicycle activities, and many other things. (Check us out on Facebook - Spearfish Bicycle Cooperative)

United Way of the Black Hills

www.unitedwayblackhills.org 621 6th St, Ste. 100, , Rapid City, SD 57701 Phone: 605-343-5872 Email: info@unitedwayblackhills.org Description: The United Way of the Black Hills combines talents and resources to create an efficient way to solve problems, help people and build our community. The organization raises money, then distributes it to many of the area’s leading nonprofit agencies that provide help to

Senior Services Dakota at Home -- One Call, Countless Resources - South Dakota’s Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) www.dakotaathome.org Phone: 1-833-663-9673 Email: dakotaathome@state.sd.us Description: Dakota at Home Intake Specialists will answer your questions about the long-term services and supports that are available in your local community. We provide objective information, referral, and assistance to individuals 60 years and older, adults with disabilities, and their caregivers. Dakota at Home can help you identify and access the public and private longterm services and supports you need to remain living in your home and your community for as long as possible. Hours: M-F, 8-5 Central Time (CST)

Social Services Catholic Social Services

www.catholicsocialservicesrapidcity.com 529 Kansas St, Suite 100, , Rapid City, SD 57702 Phone: 605-348-6086 Primary Contact: Email: css@cssrapidcity.com Description: Strengthens families of all faiths throughout western South Dakota by providing professional social services including counseling, adoption, free crisis pregnancy counseling, youth prevention, and educational workshops.

Lutheran Social Services

www.lsssd.org 2920 Sheridan Lake Rd, , Rapid City, SD 57702 Phone: 605-348-0477 Primary Contact: Sara Hornick, Western Director Email: sara.hornick@lsssd.org Description: LSS services people of all faiths, races, ages and economic statues with professional, confidential and affordable services. See our ad on pg. 24.

Spearfish Senior Citizen Center www.spearfishseniorcenter.weebly.com

Coalition Helps Cover Wristband Tent at Downtown Friday Nights Did you know that volunteers from the Spearfish Community Coalition donate their time to check IDs at Downtown Friday Nights every summer to prevent underage drinking at our community events? If you would like to help by volunteering an evening this summer, please contact Melissa at spfccdirector@gmail.com or call 605-717-1417. 16 – 2019 Spearfish Youth & Family Community Resource Guide


Preschools South Dakota Department of Social Services – Local Office www.dss.sd.gov 20 Cliff St, PO Box 607, Deadwood, SD 57732 Phone: 605-578-2402 Description: To strengthen and support individuals and families by fostering independence and personal responsibility; protecting people; providing opportunities for individuals to achieve their full potential; and promoting healthy families and safe communities by ensuring quality, cost-effective and comprehensive services are provided in cooperation with our partners.

Transportation Prairie Hills Transit

www.prairiehillstransit.com 2015 Tumble Weed Tr, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-6668 Email: dispatch@prairiehillstransit.com Description: Non-profit transportation provider serving six South Dakota counties. Dedicated to providing public transportation for everyone including those who may require specialized transportation.

Black Hills Christian Academy

Prairie Hills Childcare Center

Children First Preschool and Childcare Center

Spearfish Co-Op Preschool

www.blackhillschristianacademy.com 630 S. 32nd St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-722-1276

www.prairiehillschildcarecenter.com 2015 Tumble Weed Trail, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-1284 Primary Contact: Karley LaFountain

www.spearfishumc.org/children-first 236 W. Jackson Blvd, Ste. 101, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-1191

845 North St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-0104

Kids Club Kids

www.youthandfamilyservices.org 236 W. Jackson Blvd, Ste. 209, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-645-4654 605-645-1142 Primary Contact: Denise Bakke, Laura Miller, Michelle Ugland, Jennifer Peterson Email: dbakke@youthandfamilyservices.org Description: YFS’ Home-Based Head Start is an educational program that serves expectant parents and families with children, ages 0-5, in their homes. We provide prenatal resources for expectant parents, regular social activities for children and their families, and developmental and health screenings for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. This program is free to families who qualify.

www.kidsclubkids.org 525 E. Illinois St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-1220 605-717-1236 Primary Contact: Billie Jo Bakeberg, Director Email: bbakeber@spearfish.k12.sd.us Description: Activities for school aged kids.

Kid Konnection

206 Hillcrest Dr, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-5910 Primary Contact: Janelle Rauterkus Email: kid.connection@outlook.com Description: Preschool, kindergarten, afterschool care

Youth & Family Services HomeBased Head Start

Good Shepherd Clinic, Inc.

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Civic & Volunteer Organizations Foster Grandparents of the Black Hills

PO Box 218, Sturgis, SD 57785 Phone: 605-347-4467 Primary Contact: Darbi Hunt Email: dcram@bhssc.tie.net Description: Connects volunteers age 55 and over with children and young people with exceptional needs.

Kiwanis Club of Spearfish

PO Box 1384, Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-6215 Description: Spearfish Kiwanis, a service group dedicated to improving the world, meets every Friday at noon at Roma’s Restaurant in Spearfish. Guests are encouraged.

Northern Black Hills Rotary

PO Box 514, Spearfish, SD 57783 Primary Contact: Dana Eberhard, President Description: Meets Wednesdays at 12pm at Lucky’s 13 restaurant in the Spearfish Holiday Inn.

Northern Hills American Business Women’s Association 3008 10th Ave, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-578-3871 Primary Contact: Amber Vogt Email: avogt@lawrence.sd.us Description: Members attend Regional Meetings and National Conferences planned to instruct members in ways they can become better informed business women.

Northern Hills Area CASA Program

www.nhcasa.org 741 N. 5th St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-722-4558 Primary Contact: Renae Servaty, Development Associate Email: rservaty@nhcasa.org Description: The Northern Hills Area CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Program seeks to promote and protect the best interests of abused and neglected children involved in court proceedings through the advocacy efforts of trained volunteers.

Realtors for Kids

www.realtorsforkids.org 1230 North Ave, Ste. 1, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-722-0181 Description: Dedicated to building better communities by helping our children.

RSVP - Retired Senior Volunteer Program

www.bhsu.edu/rsvp 1200 University Street Unit 9089, , Spearfish, SD 57799 Phone: 605-642-5198 Primary Contact: Eva Monson, Director Email: rsvp@bhsu.edu Description: The mission of RSVP is to engage persons 55 and older in volunteer service to meet critical community needs and to provide a high quality experience that will enrich the lives of the volunteers.

Spearfish Lions Club

PO Box 503, Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-2173 Primary Contact: John Daum Description: A community service organization working to better the community of Spearfish.

Spearfish Optimist Club

www.spearfishoptimist.org PO Box 335, Spearfish, SD 57783 Primary Contact: Carl Edwards Email: spearfish.optimists@gmail.com Description: Bringing our the Best in Youth through financial support of local youth organizations.

VFW Queen City Post #5860

www.spearfish.com/vfwpost5860 PO Box 135, Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-3266 Email: vfwpost5860@gmail.com

Zonta Club of Spearfish

PO Box 684, Spearfish, SD 57783 Primary Contact: Kelsey Ruzicka Email: klynsnyd@gmail.com Description: We advocate and support the needs of women and children. The Zonta Club of Spearfish supports a number of area organizations and also delivers our own service programs. Through our annual fundraiser, the Festival of Trees, we raise thousands of dollars that are given back to the community every year.

Middle School Student Council Trains Leaders The Spearfish Middle School Student Council is a place for any student looking to take an active role in their school’s initiatives. Participation in the Student Council is not based on election methods but rather the desire to belong. The goal is to help students become better leaders of tomorrow by allowing space for them to practice. Paula Farley and Carmen Frasier oversee the Student Council in an advisory role, but it is the students’ job to decide which projects to take on and devise a solution to achieve their goals. One of the most significant community projects that the students take on every year is the honoring of our Veterans in an assembly on Veteran’s Day. This year in addition to that, they are also preparing, serving, and eating meals with the local VFW each month before their monthly meeting.

Helping to stock the Spearfish Food Pantry with non-perishable food items is another key activity in the Middle School community outreach. The students help by promoting a competition of generosity within the school to gather as many donations as possible. The real winners, however, are those in need. The Student Council also spends time taking on responsibilities around the school. The group has planted memorial trees, put out tables and benches, purchased an electronic sign, and held dances for all grade levels, just to name a few. In addition to serving others in the community, the students also take on initiatives that encourage growth in themselves and their peers. Over the past few years, the students have planned and executed an annual Leadership Day for students in the Northern Black Hills. This is done in collaboration with the Spearfish Community

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In addition to serving others in the community, the students also take on initiatives that encourage growth in themselves and their peers. Coalition and is always a highly anticipated event. Middle School is a challenging time in a student’s life and if they can feel a sense of belonging and purpose by joining us, then we have succeeded!


Government & City Agencies Cit y of Spearfish City of Spearfish

www.cityofspearfish.com 625 5th St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-1333 Description: City Water/Garbage/Cemetery/ Admin

Spearfish Ambulance

www.spearfishambulance.com 715 E. Colorado Blvd, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-8810 Primary Contact: Brian Hambek, Executive Director Email: director@spearfishambulance.com

Spearfish City Campground

404 S. Canyon St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-1340 Email: spfcitycampground@gmail.com Description: Open Full Service May - Oct 1 Hours: Seasonal

Lawrence County Public Defender’s Office

www.lawrence.sd.us/252/Public-Defender 90 Sherman St, , Deadwood, SD 57732 Phone: 605-578-3000

Lawrence County Teen Court

www.lawrencecountyteencourt.com 68 Sherman St, Ste. 213, PO Box 227, Deadwood, SD 57732 Phone: 605-722-8889 Primary Contact: Marlene Todd, Director Email: marlene@lmcteencourt.com Description: To provide youth the opportunity to take responsibility for their actions through cooperation with their peers and their community. Teen Court is a juvenile diversion program for first time offenders of misdemeanor crimes. Teen

Court is an option for a young offender to be held accountable for their actions but to keep their record clean.

Northern Hills Drug Court

1425 Sherman St, PO Box 939, Sturgis, SD 57785 Phone: 605-347-7648 Primary Contact: Tanya Septka, Drug Court Coordinator

Spearfish City Police Department www.cityofspearfish.com/police 625 5th St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-1300 Primary Contact: Pat Rotert, Chief

Spearfish Fire Department

www.cityofspearfish.com/fire 622 Canyon St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-1313 Email: fire.admin@cityofspearfish.com

Count y (Lawrence) Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office www.lawrence.sd.us/198/Sheriffs-Office 78 Sherman St, , Deadwood, SD 57732 Phone: 605-578-2230 Primary Contact: Brian Dean, Sheriff

Court Services Fourth Circuit Clerk of Courts

78 Sherman St, PO Box 626, Deadwood, SD 57732-0626 Phone: 605-578-2040

Fourth Circuit Court Services

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Health & Wellness Free and Reduced Services Bella Pregnancy Resource Center

www.bellapregnancy.com 119 E. Grant St, Ste. 2, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-4140 Primary Contact: Roxie Johnson, Executive Director Email: info@bellapartners.com Description: Bella is an early pregnancy medical facility offering free pregnancy confirmation, which includes pregnancy testing and Limited Obstetrical Ultrasound. Bella also offers crisis intervention, accurate information on all options, community referrals, post abortion help, and education on pregnancy, parenting, adoption, Life Skills, fatherhood, and many other topics through the Earn While You Learn (EWYL) program. Practical help is provided through EWYL and includes diapers, baby clothing, cribs and other numorous maternity and baby items. All services are free and confidential.

Community Health Nurse, Spearfish WIC & Family Planning

930 N. 10th St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-6916 Description: The Spearfish Community Health Nurse offers screenings, well-child checks, vaccinations, and other basic general health services including Women, Infant & Children (WIC) and South Dakota Family Planning. WIC is a supplemental food and nutrition program for pregnant women and children birth through age 5. The family planning program provides education, counseling, nursing, medical, and birth control services. Services are confidential, affordable, caring, professional, and available.

Good Shepherd Clinic, Inc

1020 State St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-2080 Primary Contact: Rita Stacey, President Description: GSC provides quality medical care and EMERGENCY dental care (for pain & swelling) to Northern Hills residents (ages 19-64) without health insurance who meet qualifying income eligibility. Person qualifying for Medicare or Medicaid, Veteran’s Assistance, or Indian Health Services are NOT eligible for GSC health care services. The GSC is open Mondays weekly, beginning at 6 p.m., except for Monday holidays, the month of August and the week between Christmas and New Year’s. The free walk in clinic (no appointments) provides quality health care services for up to 22 eligible patients per week. Patients receive a free limited dental exam, and/or medical exam while treating common illnesses and significant chronic illnesses, which typically require medications. See our ad on pg. 17.

Health Insurance Marketplace Navigator Program - Western SD Community Action Phone: 605-348-1460 888-441-0117 Description: Receive local enrollment assistance from a certified Navigator (by appointment).

SHIINE (Senior Health Information & Insurance Education)

www.SHIINE.net Phone: 877-286-9072 Email: westernoffice@shiine.net Description: SHIINE is a free, unbiased, volunteer-based service which assists Medicare beneficiaries with problems or questions regarding Medicare benefits, including comparing your Part D (prescription drug) plan options.

South Dakota Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Phone: 800-305-3064 Email: medelig@state.sd.us Description: Provides health insurance at little or no cost for South Dakota children who meet certain eligibility requirements.

Regional Health Dermatology

www.regionalhealth.org 550 E. Colorado Blvd, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-8860

Regional Health Dialysis Center www.regionalhealth.org 132 Yankee St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-722-8110

Regional Health Home + Home Medical Equipment www.regionalhealth.org 911 E. Colorado Blvd, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-8930

Regional Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine www.regionalhealth.org 2479 E. Colorado Blvd, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-644-4460

Regional Health Rehabilitation

www.regionalhealth.org 2449 E. Colorado Blvd, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-644-4370

Regional Health Spearfish Hospital

Medical Care

www.regionalhealth.org 1440 N. Main St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-644-4000

Black Hills Urgent Care

Regional Health Surgery Center

www.bhucare.com 120 E. Michigan St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-722-7777 Primary Contact: Email: bhucinfo@bhsh.com Description: Black Hills Urgent Care provides non-emergency medical care, testing and occupational medicine services. Walk-in and feel better. No appointments needed. Hours: Monday-Friday 7AM-7PM, Saturday-Sunday 8AM-6PM

Regional Health Medical Clinic www.regionalhealth.org 1420 N. 10th St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-8595

Regional Health Medical Clinic www.regionalhealth.org 1445 North Ave, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-644-4170

Regional Health Urgent Care www.regionalhealth.org 1420 N. 10th St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-8595

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www.regionalhealth.org 1316 N. 10th St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-3113

Dentistry Dana Dental Arts

www.danadentalarts.com 1306 Main St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-7727 888-826-7470 Description: Digital x-rays, laser cavity detector, hard & soft tissue laser, drill-less dentistry, minimal sedation for anxiety, fillings, extractions, dentures, gum disease treatment, root canals, cosmetic dentistry veneers, custom whitening kits, tooth colored fillings & crowns, implants and braces. See our ad on pg. 24.

Meyer Dana Orthodontics www.meyerdanabraces.com 220 Ryan Rd, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-2722 See our ad on pg. 7.


Health & Wellness Eye Care InfantSEE

www.infantsee.org Phone: 888-396-3937 Description: Local optometrists will provide a one-time, comprehensive eye assessment to infants in their first year of life, offering early detection of potential eye and vision problems at no cost regardless of income. Participating Doctors: Dr. Kathryn Haivala, Dr. Tammy Hersch, Dr. Scott Kennedy, Dr. David Czerny, Dr. Jessica Czerny, and Dr. Eryn Caudill.

Mountain Valley Vision Center

www.mountainvalleyvision.com 1236 North Ave, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-2645 Description: Comprehensive eye exams, contact lenses, orthokeratology, management of eye diseases, pediatric optometry, vision therapy, eye evaluations to determine any eye problems co-existing with behavioral problems (ADHD, etc), Lasik Co-management. See our ad on pg. 24.

Mental Health/ Counseling Behavior Management Systems Inc.

www.behaviormanagement.org 623 Dahl Road, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-2777 Email: info@BMSCares.org Description: BMS helps people cope with the stresses of life and exists to provide quality consumer-satisfying services. Mental Health Services for children to adults. Individual, family and group therapies are offered. See our ad on pg. 19.

Catholic Social Services Counseling

www.catholicsocialservicesrapidcity.com Newman Center, , Spearfish, SD Phone: 800-727-2401 605-348-6086 Primary Contact: JoAnna Prewitt, Therapist Description: Caring and confidential counseling services for children, adults, and families.

Substance Abuse Prevention Services Action for the Betterment of the Community (ABC)

www.sturgisabc.wixsite.com/sturgisabc 1807 Williams St, PO Box 188, Sturgis, SD 57785 Phone: 605-347-2991 Primary Contact: Kara Graveman, Executive Director Email: kgnhad@gmail.com Description: ABC envisions a community free of Alcohol and Other Drugs, where all members, youth and adults, have equal access to resources and opportunities, individually and collectively resulting in the ability to flourish and live out healthy, contributing and rewarding lives.

Al-Anon

www.al-anon.org Hours: Monday 7pm – Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, North Door (1020 State St, Spearfish, SD 57783), Tuesday 7:00pm – United Church of Christ, East Entrance in Alley (920 Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783), Saturday 11:00am – United Church of Christ, East Entrance in Alley (920 Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783)

Alcoholics Anonymous

www.aa.org Description: Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

Fitness Anytime Fitness

www.anytimefitness.com 2735 1st Ave, Ste. 113, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-559-1234 Email: spearfishsd@anytimefitness.com See our ad on pg. 7.

Black Hills State University Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center

www.bhsu.edu 1200 University St, Box 4909, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-6096 605-642-6882 Primary Contact: Brock Anundson Email: brock.anundson@bhsu.edu Description: The Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center offers a variety of activities year round ranging from BHSU athletic events to swimming lessons to individual fitness assessments to hosting private events.

Spearfish Rec & Aquatics Center

www.spearfishreccenter.com 122 Recreation Ln, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-722-1430 Description: The SRAC is a 71,000 sq. ft. facility offering a variety of activities for the community and for its members. Memberships include access to the gymnasium, walking track, tennis, soccer, volleyball, fitness area, cardio/dance room, training room, Lookout room, game room, community lounge, two batting cages, and snack shack. The facility also offers fitness classes, hourly child care and a seasonal outdoor water park. See our ad on pg. 19.

Canyon Hills Center

www.lsssd.org 2519 Windmill Dr, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-559-3500 Primary Contact: Damon Heitz, Program Director Description: Canyon Hills Center is a psychiatric residential treatment facility licensed to serve boys and girls ages 10-17 who have emotional, behavioral and educational challenges.

Compass Point (Northern Hills Alcohol & Drug Services)

www.thecompasspoint.org 710 E. Colorado Blvd, Ste. A, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-7093 Description: Provides prevention and treatment services to individuals experiencing problems with substance abuse. www.SpearfishCommunityCoalition.com – 21


Local Churches Calvary Temple Assembly of God www.ctagspearfish.com 240 W. Hwy 14, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-3844 Primary Contact: Pastor Mark Chaplin

Christian Science Society

www.christiansciencewesternsouthdakota. com 710 N. 7th St, PO Box 67, Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-1869

Church of All Angels

www.allangelsspearfish.org 1044 N. 5th St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-4349 Primary Contact: Father J. Clay Riley

Connection Church

www.ccspearfish.com Phone: 605-559-1020 Primary Contact: Pastor Jon Ballard

Countryside Community Church www.teamcountryside.com 625 Woodland Dr, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-0585 Primary Contact: Pastor Mark Fuhr

Faith Bible Church

www.fbcspearfish.org 720 N. 12th St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-340-0704 Primary Contact: Pastor Gregg Dennison

Hillsview Church of the Nazerene 1200 N. 10th St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-3436

Hope Lutheran Church WI Synod www.hopelutheran.us 913 S. 34th St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-722-3857 Primary Contact: Pastor Mark Schutz See our ad on pg. 22.

Jehovah’s Witnesses

1900 Windmill Dr, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-7552

Mountain View Baptist Church

www.mvspearfish.com 720 N. 12th St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-4036 Primary Contact: Pastor Tim Bauslaugh

New Covenant Presbyterian Church

Spearfish International House of Prayer (Spearfish IHOP) 109 E Hudson St, PO Box 1294, Spearfish, SD 57783 Primary Contact: Pastors, Todd and Holly Jacobs

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

www.stjosephspearfish.com 844 5th St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-2306 Primary Contact: Msgr. Michael Woster

St. Paul Lutheran Church MO Synod www.stpaul-spearfish.org 846 7th St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-2929 Primary Contact: Pastor Bauman

North Point Christian Church

The Summit

www.northpointcc.net 10959 Kellem Ln, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-6770 Primary Contact: Pastor Matt Branum

www.summitlife.us 535 N. 7th St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-7222 Primary Contact: Senior Elder Dennis Allender

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church

United Church of Christ

1120 5th St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-645-3513 Primary Contact: Pastor Bruce Oyen

Grace Fellowship

Seventh Day Adventist

www.gracespearfish.com 524 W. Jackson Blvd, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-1155 Primary Contact: Pastor Steve Miller

www.spearfishsrc.com 3025 S. 10th Ave, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-0955 Primary Contact: Pastor Jim Roberts

www.newcovenantspearfish.com 1140 Ames Ave, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-1122

www.oslcspearfish.com 1020 State St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-3715 Primary Contact: Pastor Stephan Sandness See our ad on pg. 23.

First Baptist Church

Solid Rock Church

www.spearfishsd.adventistchurch.org 290 US-14ALT, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-0874 Primary Contact: Pastor Jim Kack

920 Main St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-8253 Primary Contact: Pastor Gordon Higgins

United Methodist Church

www.spearfishumc.org 845 N. 5th St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-3457 Primary Contact: Pastor Scott McKirdy See our ad on pg. 27.

Hope Lutheran Church

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Schools & Education Spearfish Schools Spearfish School District 40-2

www.spearfish.k12.sd.us 525 E. Illinois St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-1200 Primary Contact: Mr. Kirk Easton, Superintendent

Spearfish West Elementary School www.spearfish.k12.sd.us/west 920 King St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-1205 Primary Contact: Mr. Nick Gottlob, Principal Description: Grades 1-2

Spearfish Creekside Elementary School www.spearfish.k12.sd.us/creekside 2325 North Ave, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-1210 Primary Contact: Mr. Dan Olson, Principal Description: Grades 3-5

Spearfish Middle School

www.spearfish.k12.sd.us/sms 1600 N. Canyon St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-1215 Primary Contact: Mr. Don Lyon, Principal Description: Grades 6-8

Spearfish Mountain View Elementary School

Education

Spearfish High School

www.sdpirc.org 2885 Dickson Dr, PO Box 218, Sturgis, SD 57785 Phone: 605-347-6260 Primary Contact: Lori Laughlin, Project Director Email: llaughlin@bhssc.tie.net Description: Provide print and training resources to parents and schools to assist in the improvement of student achievement.

www.spearfish.k12.sd.us/mnt_view 400 E. Hudson St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-1209 Primary Contact: Mr. Nick Gottlob, Principal Description: Grades Pre-K www.spearfish.k12.sd.us/shs 1725 N. Main St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-1212 Primary Contact: Mr. Steve Morford, Principal, Mr. Jim Seyer, Assistant Principal, Mr. Jordan Bauer, Activities Director Description: Grades 9-12

Black Hills Christian Academy

www.blackhillschristianacademy.com 630 S. 32nd St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-722-1276 Description: Grades Preschool - Grade 12

Black Hills State University

www.bhsu.edu 1200 University St Unit 9502, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-6343 Description: Bachelors, Associates, Pre-Professional & Masters Programs

Inviting children of all ages ... ... to grow in an understanding of how much they are loved and valued by the God who made them and by the community of faith of which they are a part! Birth – 3 Years PreK – 6th Grade

South Dakota Parent Information and Resource Center

Career Learning Center of the Black Hills

www.clcbh.org 730 E. Watertown St, , Rapid City, SD 57701 Phone: 605-394-5120 Email: swilson@clc.tie.net Description: Empowering individuals to become self-sufficient through education, training and employment. The Career Learning Center of the Black Hills offers continuing education opportunities for all ages, needs and interests.

Early Childhood Connections

www.earlychildhoodconnections.com 236 W. Jackson Blvd, Ste. 208, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-722-1527 888-999-7759 Primary Contact: Jennifer Nelson, Outreach Coordinator Email: jennelson@rushmore.com Description: To enrich the lives of children by working with the adults who affect their lives – parents, caregivers and educators.

Volunteer Opportunities Matthews Opera House & Arts Center

Cradle Roll Ministry Sunday Mornings/Wednesday Evenings Faith Exploration/Summer VBS

K – 5th Grade K idZone/Early-Release Wednesdays, first Wednesday of the month during school year 7th – 8th Grade Wednesday Evening Confirmation Ministry/Faith Exploration High School Wednesday Evening Conversation at “The Living Room” All Ages Sunday Morning Worship 8:30 & 10:45 a.m. Wednesday Evening Supper for all at 5:16 p.m. Wednesday Word Worship at 6:26 p.m. Summer Camp Opportunities for Youth Through Our Lutherans Outdoors in South Dakota Camps!

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church Our Savior’s Lutheran Church 1020 State St. • Spearfish, SD 57783 605/642-3715 • oslcspearfish.com

www.matthewsopera.com 612 Main St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-7973 Primary Contact: Becky Naccarato, Executive Director Email: info@matthewsopera.com Description: 1906 historic theater upstairs and regional art gallery on first floor. Children’s programming available in both theater and visual arts.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Western SD Community Action Phone: 605-348-1460 800-327-1703 Description: Receive free IRS tax law courses and certification(s), and help return hard-earned dollars back to low-income families and back into your local economy.

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Lutheran Social Services

Mountain Valley Vision

I’VE FOUND A PLACE

for hope & healing LSS provides residential treatment programs for young people with significant mental health, emotional and behavioral issues. • Boys and girls • Group and individual ages 10-17 counseling • 24-hour, residential care • Psychiatric, psychological and health services • Evidenced-based treatment practices • Family services and aftercare

605-221-2421 • LssSD.org

2519 Windmill Drive, Spearfish, SD

Dana Dental Arts

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Youth Opportunities After School & Summer Activities Grace Balloch Memorial Library

www.cityofspearfish.com/library 625 N. 5th St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-1330 Primary Contact: Amber Wilde, Library Director Email: amber.wilde@cityofspearfish.com Description: The library will provide all community residents with opportunities for education and growth by providing a variety of services, including but not limited to access to printed and electronic materials.

Kids Club Kids

www.kidsclubkids.org 525 E. Illinois St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-717-1220 605-717-1236 Primary Contact: Billie Jo Bakeberg, Director Email: bbakeber@spearfish.k12.sd.us Description: Kids Club Kids is a non-profit, state licensed OST (out of school time) program committed to providing a quality before and after school program for children in grades k-6 by offering age appropriate activities designed to increase self-esteem, individual interests and community involvement. Offered at Creekside, Mountain View, and West Elementary Schools.

Spearfish Rec & Aquatics Center Summer Rec

www.spearfishreccenter.com 122 Recreation Ln, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-722-1430 Description: The Spearfish Summer Recreation Program offers something for youth ages 4-12. See our ad on pg. 2.

Butte/Lawrence County 4-H

Arts & Theatre Black Hills Dance Centre

www.blackhillsdancecentre.com 628 1/2 N. Main St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-8866 Primary Contact: Andrea Parker & Andrea Chase Email: andrea@blackhillsdancecentre.com Description: Offers dance education for ages 3 to adult including ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, lyrical, hip hop, modern dance, musical theatre and Pilates.

Kids & Co. Dance

Phone: 605-280-5544 Primary Contact: Macy Jo Reed Email: kidsandcodancespearfish@hotmail.com Description: Offers a variety of dance styles including tap, jazz, hip hop, lyrical and musical theater.

General Black Hills Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

www.blackhillsbsa.org 144 North St, , Rapid City, SD 57701 Phone: 605-342-2824 Description: The mission of Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

Butte/Lawrence County 4-H

www.igrow.org 117 5th Ave, , Belle Fourche, SD 57717 Phone: 605-892-3371 Primary Contact: Michelle May Email: michelle.may@sdstate.edu Description: 4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. See our ad below.

All youth have interests. They can pursue them in

DC Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery – Hatchery Helpers www.dcboothfishhatchery.org 423 Hatchery Circle, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-7730 Primary Contact: Karen Holzer Email: director@dcboothfishhatchery.o

Girl Scouts - Dakota Horizons

www.gsdakotahorizons.org 1202 E. Francis St, , Rapid City, SD 57701 Phone: 800-666-2141 Description: Girl Scouts of the USA is the largest organization for girls in the world. Our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

Youth & Family Services

www.youthandfamilyservices.org 1920 N. Plaza Blvd, PO Box 2813, Rapid City, SD 57709 Phone: 605-342-4195 Description: Youth & Family Services’ (YFS) mission is to support children and their families in being capable, caring, and contributing members of the community. Through its nine comprehensive programs, YFS provides more than 14,000 children and their families with food, access to health care, educational and recreational programming, counseling services, trauma treatment, prevention programs, and other support.

Mentoring Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Black Hills

www.bigmentors.com 425 Kansas City St, , Rapid City, SD 57701 Phone: 605-343-1488 Email: officead@bigmentors.com Description: The organization is dedicated to providing one-to-one relationships between youth and adult mentors. They are committed to defending the potential of our youth in our community.

4-H

4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, citizenship, character and life skills. From Shooting Sports to Small Animals, from Child Development to Computers and Everything in Between, 4-H offers a variety of programs and project areas. Find a local club near you and come check us out!

Michelle May

Youth Program Advisor

Butte-Lawrence County 4-H • 117 5th Ave., Belle Fourche, SD 57717 605-892-3371 • www.buttesd.org/extension-office

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Making the B est Better

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Youth Opportunities South Dakota Youth Hunting Adventures

www.sdyouthhunt.com Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Black Hills 425 Kansas City St, , Rapid City, SD 57701 Phone: 605-343-1488 Email: officead@bigmentors.com Description: South Dakota Youth Hunting Adventures (SDYHA) is designed to instill in youth a lifelong enthusiasm and respect for hunting, fishing, wildlife and habitat conservation, and landowner appreciation while providing a complete realistic hunting experience. Youth participants are matched with an experienced hunter mentor to teach hunting and outdoors skills. Hunter safety is emphasized. Youth must turn 12 before December 31st of that hunting year and can participate until they turn 18nding the potential of our youth in our community.

Religious Youth Groups Calvary Temple Assembly of God The Basin www.ctagspearfish.com Description: Open to Grades 7-12 Hours: Wednesdays 6:30 p.m.

Connection Church - Youth Connection www.ccspearfish.com Description: Grades 6-12 Hours: Wednesdays 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Countryside Community Church Accelerate www.teamcountryside.com Description: Held at Countryside Church Hours: Middle School Wednesdays 6:00 p.m., High School Sundays 5:15 p.m.

North Point Christian Church AWANA

www.northpointcc.net/AWANA Description: Activities and small groups for kids 3 years old through 8th grade Hours: Wednesdays 6:00-7:30 p.m.

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Youth & College Ministry

www.stjosephspearfish.com Phone: 605-642-2306 Primary Contact: Malinda Description: For Edge (MS), Big Event (HS), GOF (family). Newman college ministry see the calendar of events at www.bhsunewman.com. Hours: Sundays 5:30 p.m. – Youth Mass

United Methodist Church

www.spearfishumc.org Hours: Middle School: 4:00-5:30 p.m., High School: 6:00-7:30 p.m., Supper for both groups: 5:30-6:00 p.m.

Young Life

www.spearfish.younglife.org 1140 N. Main St, PO Box 1136, Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-645-9589 Primary Contact: Micah Schiller Email: micah.younglife@gmail.com Description: Non-profit, Christian based program that connects the adult world with high school students to help them navigate the waters of adolescence. Hours: Mondays 7:07 p.m.

Sports Programs Black Hills Nordic Ski Club

www.facebook.com/BHNSC Phone: 605-431-7558 Primary Contact: Wyatt Hansen Email: spfhans@gmail.com Description: The BHNSC provides and promotes Nordic sports (cross country skiing and snowshoeing) opportunities for residents and visitors in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

Black Hills Ultimate Frisbee

www.facebook.com/BlackHillsUltimateFrisbee Phone: 605-722-3301 Email: info@blackhillsultimate.com

Black Hills Gold Swim Team

www.bhgoldswimming.com , PO Box 703, Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-645-5101 Primary Contact: Brenda Hendricks, Coach Email: ronbrenda@q.com Description: Practices are held at the BHSU Young Center. The Black Hills Gold Swim Team is comprised of swimmers 5-18 years old, beginners to nationally ranked athletes. Individual goal setting is used to develop a love of the sport, as well as to build confidence and strong self-esteem in our swimmers. We aim to maintain a program with enough flexibility to allow swimmers the opportunity to experience success in many areas of their lives. All swimmers and coaches are members of USA Swimming and the South Dakota LSC.

Elkhorn Ridge Golf Club

www.golfelkhorn.com 6845 St. Onge Rd, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-722-4653 Email: info@golfelkhorn.com Description: Provides quality golf instruction

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and introduction to the game of golf in a fun and encouraging environment. The golf club offers a comprehensive program for youth. See our ad on back cover.

Northern Hills Hockey Association

www.northernhillsaha.com Email: northernhillsaha@gmail.com Description: Amateur Hockey Association dedicated to bringing hockey to the Northern Hills of the Black Hills.

Queen City Futbol Club

www.queencityfc57783.com , PO Box 35, Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-641-8019 Primary Contact: Luke Donovan Email: queencityfc57783@gmail.com Description: Queen City Fútbol Club was founded in February 2015. The objective of Queen City Fútbol Club shall be to promote soccer as a sport, to organize soccer teams, and to provide training in the sport of soccer. Queen City Fútbol Club shall be affiliated with US Club Soccer and the Federation Internationalle de Football Association (FIFA). The club is committed to developing players to their maximum potential by allowing them to be part of a traveling competitive soccer teams that participate in local, regional, and national tournaments. Ages 5-18. Spring, Fall, and indoor season.

South Dakota Youth Hunting Adventures

www.sdyouthhunt.com 425 E. Kansas City St, , Rapid City, SD 57701 Phone: 605-343-1488 Email: debl@bigmentors.com

Spearfish AAU Youth Wrestling Club www.spearfishyouthwrestling.com Phone: 605-645-1984 Primary Contact: Nick Hoffman, President Email: spearfishyouthwrestling@gmail.com Description: The Spearfish AAU Youth Wrestling Club provides area children the opportunity to participate in the sport of wrestling.

Spearfish American Legion Baseball

www.spearfishbaseball.leag1.com Email: spearfishbaseball@hotmail.com

Spearfish Aquatics Club

www.spearfishaquaticsclub.org , PO Box 1404, Spearfish, SD 57783 Primary Contact: Aaron Sachau, Secretary Email: spearfishaquaticsclub@gmail.com Description: The Spearfish Aquatics Club was formed in 2011 to support the reopening of the


Youth Opportunities year-round pools (lap pool and warm water therapy pool) at the Donald Young Center on the campus of Black Hills State University for use by residents of Spearfish and other northern Black Hills communities. Membership is open to families and individuals.

Spearfish Rams in the Black Hills Youth Football League

www.spearfishrams.com PO Box 1141, Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-645-1984 605-892-5300 Primary Contact: Nick Hoffman & Brian Lucas, Co-Commissioners Email: spearfishrams@gmail.com Description: BHYFL is a tackle football and cheer program for children ages 6-14.

Spearfish Sports Academy

www.spearfishacademy.com 606 29th St, , Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-641-8303 Email: spearfishacademy@gmail.com Description: Spearfish Gymnastics Academy - Weekly instructional gymnastics classes for children 1 year and up. SGA Ninjas - This program, based on the concept of the popular American Ninja Warrior on TV, uses a combination of gymnastics, tricking and freestyle movement in a fast moving obstacle filled environment to challenge kids both physically and mentally. Weekly classes for children ages 3 and up. Dance Expressions - Dance classes including, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, and Ballet, and Aerial Silks classes for children ages 3 and up. Learning Tree Preschool - Learning Tree Preschool offers a FITNESS BASED EDUCATIONAL PRESCHOOL that keeps kids moving and learning. Classes for children 3 to 5 years old. Indoor Virtual Golf - Indoor golf for the enthusiast who can’t wait for perfect weather to hit that ball. Offering in it’s own private space a 7’ x 11’ screen and 42 different courses to choose from.

Spearfish Tennis Association

www.spearfishtennis.com PO Box 1236, Spearfish, SD 57783 Email: spearfishtennis@gmail.com Description: Our goal is to promote participation in tennis throughout the local area. We offer programs and events for all ages and abilities.

Spearfish Youth Baseball/Softball Association, SYBSA www.sybsa.net PO Box 462, Spearfish, SD 57783 Phone: 605-642-5014 Primary Contact: Janet Rosenau, President

Email: weplay@rushmore.com Description: We are a youth program designed to help children develop the skills they need to play both recreational or competitively.

Spearfish Youth Basketball League www.spearfishyouthbasketball.com Phone: 605-722-7670 Primary Contact: Randy Parks, President Email: spearfishjuniorleaguebasketball@ hotmail.com Description: The Spearfish Junior League Basketball program offers youth basketball for boys and girls grades 1-6.

Spearfish Youth Football Association www.spearfishyouthfootball.com Primary Contact: Brett Rauterkus Email: brett.rauterkus@cityofspearfish.com Description: The SYFA provides flag football for 3rd and 4th grade and tackle football for 5th and 6th grade to teach youth the fundamentals of football, sportsmanship and teamwork.

Spearfish Soccer Association

www.spearfishsoccer.com PO Box 53, Spearfish, SD 57783 Primary Contact: Rick Ellerton, President Email: spearfishsoccerpresident@gmail.com Description: The Spearfish Youth Soccer Association focuses on youth soccer skills for 5-18 year olds through practices, games and tournaments. Soccer seasons include Fall Outdoor Soccer, Spring Outdoor Soccer and Winter Indoor Soccer.

Spearfish Lacrosse

Phone: 605-641-0074 Primary Contact: Dan Hartman Email: spearfishlacrosse@gmail.com

Tang Soo Do Karate

www.spearfishreccenter.com Email: jwn519@gmail.com Description: Tuesday and Thursday sessions at the Spearfish Rec Center.

Offering Something For Every Age Stage of Life

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~ Warm & Welcoming Atmosphere ~ ~ Three Different Styles of Worship Every Week ~ ~ Many Other Options for Faith Development & Fellowship ~

H Children’s Ministries H Youth Ministries H Small Group Studies H Choir/Bell Choir/Praise Teams H Quilters & Crafters Group H Afternoon Out H UMC Men’s & Women’s Groups H Numerous Mission & Service Opportunities Join us at Spearfish UMC where we join together as a community of faith to “Know God, Love God and Serve Others” and bring your friends!

United Methodist Church

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Developmental Assets

For information and supportwhether simple answers, serious help or volunteer connections.

Connecting you with volunteer opportunities to match your interests and timeframe.

In 1990, Search Institute released a framework of Developmental Assets, which identifies a set of skills, experiences, relationships, and behaviors that enable young people to develop into successful and contributing adults. Over the following decades, the Developmental Assets framework and approach to youth development became the most frequently cited and widely utilized in the world, creating what Stanford University’s William Damon described as a “sea change” in adolescent development. Data collected from Search Institute surveys of more than 5 million children and youth from all backgrounds and situations has consistently demonstrated that the more Developmental Assets young people acquire, the better their chances of succeeding in school and becoming happy, healthy, and contributing members of their communities and society.

Developmental Assets: Preparing Young People for Success helplinecenter.org/volunteer 529 Kansas City Street, Suite 201 Rapid City, SD 57701

Search Institute works with schools, programs, families, and communities to use the Developmental Assets framework to measure and increase the external supports and internal strengths they need to grow up successfully. The framework of Developmental Assets combines a research-based approach to child and youth development with practical, actionable ways that communities can work together to prepare young people for success in some type of college, a career, and citizenship.

The Power of Developmental Assets

BEFORE HE KICKS DAD OFF THE CONSOLE... Start having short, frequent conversations about alcohol and other drugs. Talking with your child at an early age about drinking and drug use is the first step toward keeping them safe. For tips on how—and when—to begin the conversation, visit:

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Studies of more than 5 million young people across the United States (as well as studies in other countries) consistently show that the more Developmental Assets young people have, the more likely they are to be prepared for life and the less likely they are to engage in a wide range of high-risk behaviors. Thousands of schools, organizations, and community coalitions have used Search Institute to assess these assets and their association with important youth outcomes. Learn more about how you can use one of these surveys to understand young people’s lives and monitor change and improvement based on your efforts. www.search-institute.org/research/developmental-assets


40 Developmental Assets

Search InstituteSM has identified the following building blocks of healthy development that help young people grow up healthy, caring, and responsible.

Asset Name and Definition

Support

1. Family Support – Family life provides high levels of love and support. 2. Positive Family Communication – Young person and her or his parent(s) communicate positively, and young person is willing to seek advice and counsel from parents. 3. Other Adult Relationships – Young person receives support from three or more nonparent adults. 4. Caring Neighborhood – Young person experiences caring neighbors. 5. Caring School Climate – School provides a caring, encouraging environment. 6. Parent Involvement in Schooling – Parent(s) are actively involved in helping young person succeed in school.

Empowerment

7. Community Values Youth – Young person perceives that adults in the community value youth. 8. Youth as Resources – Young people are given useful roles in the community. 9. Service to Others – Young person serves in the community one hour or more per week. 10. Safety – Young person feels safe at home, school, and in the neighborhood.

Boundaries & Expectations

11. Family Boundaries – Family has clear rules and consequences and monitors the young person’s whereabouts. 12. School Boundaries – School provides clear rules and consequences. 13. Neighborhood Boundaries – Neighbors take responsibility for monitoring young people’s behavior. 14. Adult Role Models – Parent(s) and other adults model positive, responsible behavior. 15. Positive Peer Influence – Young person’s best friends model responsible behavior. 16. High Expectations – Both parent(s) and teachers encourage the young person to do well.

Constructive Use of Time

17. Creative Activities – Young person spends three or more hours per week in lessons or practice in music, theater, or other arts.

18.  Youth Programs – Young person spends three or more hours per week in sports, clubs, or organizations at school and/or in the community.

19. Religious Community – Young person spends one or more hours per week in activities in a religious institution.

Internal Assets

20. Time at Home – Young person is out with friends “with nothing special to do” two or fewer nights per week. Commitment to Learning

21. Achievement Motivation – Young person is motivated to do well in school. 22. School Engagement – Young person is actively engaged in learning. 23. Homework – Young person reports doing at least one hour of homework every school day. 24. Bonding to School – Young person cares about her or his school. 25. Reading for Pleasure – Young person reads for pleasure three or more hours per week.

Positive Values

26. Caring – Young person places high value on helping other people. 27. Equality and Social Justice – Young person places high value on promoting equality and reducing hunger and poverty. 28. Integrity – Young person acts on convictions and stands up for her or his beliefs. 29. Honesty – Young person “tells the truth even when it is not easy.” 30. Responsibility – Young person accepts and takes personal responsibility. 31. Restraint – Young person believes it is important not to be sexually active or to use alcohol or other drugs.

Social Competencies

32. Planning and Decision Making – Young person knows how to plan ahead and make choices. 33. Interpersonal Competence – Young person has empathy, sensitivity, and friendship skills. 34. Cultural Competence – Young person has knowledge of and comfort with people of different cultural/ racial/ethnic backgrounds. 35. Resistance Skills – Young person can resist negative peer pressure and dangerous situations. 36. Peaceful Conflict Resolution – Young person seeks to resolve conflict nonviolently.

Positive Identity

37. Personal Power – Young person feels he or she has control over “things that happen to me.” 38. Self -Esteem – Young person reports having a high self-esteem. 39. Sense of Purpose – Young person reports that “my life has a purpose.” 40. Positive View of Personal Future – Young person is optimistic about her or his personal future.

Developmental Assets

External Assets

Category

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Brain Researcher Illustrates That Marijuana Is Not Safe Marijuana Effects On Young Brains About half of the states have legalized marijuana for medicinal purposes, and a handful have also legalized cannabis for recreational use. But marijuana is still illegal in South Dakota and nationally. With a mission to “strengthen and promote healthy lifestyles by reducing youth substance abuse ...,” the Spearfish Community Coalition is concerned about the adverse effects of marijuana, specifically on youth and the increased use by all ages once the substance is legalized. Bertha K. Madras, PhD, is a professor of psychobiology at Harvard Medical School. As the keynote speaker at the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America 26th Annual National Leadership Forum in Washington, DC, in February 2016, Madras presented strong scientific data that marijuana is in fact, unsafe. She presented several points: l Marijuana is only a plant, but plants can be and are often toxic. Consider hemlock or oleander – both of which are deadly. A plant’s primary method of protection is to produce toxins, and these toxins act on the nervous system. l Marijuana use degrades brain function. “The brain is by far the most magnificent organ in our body,” Madras said. Marijuana use impairs learning and memory (short and long term) verbal IQ, memory, word associations, processing speed, etc., and impairs decision making and motor functions. l Marijuana may not kill quickly and directly like heroin or other opioids, but marijuana use can lead to death. Its use can affect judgement, perception and coordination, which can cause fatal injuries. l Marijuana use is statistically tied to a significant increase in the rates of psychosis and schizophrenia. l Marijuana can be addictive. It was thought that about 9% of users had a cannabis use disorder, but Madras detailed a recent study showing up to 30% of users can have a disorder. There are an estimated 22 million users in the United States. l Marijuana is not universally accepted by qualified experts as a medicine. Its drug chemistry is not known and is not reliably reproducible. There is no accountability in terms of medicine, and the substance entirely circumvents the nation’s rigorous and widely-accepted FDA approval process. l Despite recent attempts to have it changed, marijuana is still classified as a Schedule I drug by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency’s Controlled Substance Act. Schedule I drugs are determined to have a high potential for abuse, have no currently accepted medical treatment use in the U.S., and have a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug or substance

under medical supervision. l All adverse effects are more significant with frequency of use and especially when marijuana is used by youth. Adolescent brains are still growing and changing, making the brain extremely vulnerable to drugs during this time. Adversity associated with marijuana use is higher for adolescent initiates including addiction to marijuana and other drugs, marijuana poisoning, brain changes, cognitive impairment, poor grades at school, less academic achievement, psychosis, and more. l Marijuana leads to a documented loss in IQ, especially when use starts young. One study followed the same people for 38 years and found that early, persistent use can result in up to an eight-point drop in IQ. The amount of IQ drop depends on how much has been used and how often, but if you use marijuana before 18 and then quit, the IQ still is lower. l While we cannot deny the negative effects of alcohol, each drug has its own unique characteristics and should not be compared to alcohol. There is no data associating the use of alcohol with the onset of schizophrenia, for example. One alcoholic beverage clears the human system within a couple of hours; but marijuana effects linger much longer, and it can remain in the system for up to one month. More people who use marijuana in high school do not graduate, do not enroll in university and do not obtain a degree, if they used marijuana compared to alcohol. l Marijuana use appears to prime the brain to “like” opioids, and we could be passing this attraction on to our offspring. Marijuana use has been studied during adolescence and pregnancy in humans and rodents, both resulting in an increased desire for opioids as adults. Marijuana use during adolescence by rodents before conception also led to more heroin seeking as adults, and event future off-

spring – who had not yet been conceived when marijuana was used – sought heroin at higher rates. This study indicates a propensity to seek heroin was transmitted through DNA to the next generation. l Since marijuana was first commercialized and then legalized in Colorado, the number of traffic deaths related to marjuana use in the state has increased. l Colorado is now number one in youth drug use from ages 12 to 17. The rate of drug use by youth in Colorado has increased, while it has slightly decreased nationally. The percent of school suspensions and expulsions tied to drug use in Colorado has increased significantly. l On the bright side, parents do have a massive influence on child drug use, whether they believe it or not. The children of parents who take strong stands against marijuana will use marijuana at a rate of about 5%. But if parents don’t take a strong stand, if they don’t say much, if they use themselves, if they feel that it’s no big deal, their children will use marijuana at a rate of up to 35%. So parents do have an enormous influence. Madras is convinced that eventually, the growing amount of inarguable scientific evidence will prevail. “This is not a war on drugs. It is a defense of our brains,” Madras said. “The brain is a repository of our humanity, wisdom, our ability to love, learn, create, compute, compose, contemplate, think, to remember, to feel empathy for others, to administer justice and compassion. How precious, unique and fortunate we are to be the bearer of unclouded minds. We are united in a passionate desire to defend the minds of our most vulnerable – our youth.” Watch Madra’s complete presentation at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGbvY4LLSVY

The Adverse Affects of Marijuana Use l Death can result from use. l Cognitive Degradation – degrades our ability to use our brains • Impairs learning and memory (short and long term) Verbal IQ, memory, word associations, processing speed, etc., and impairs decision making and motor functions. l Don’t know who will become addicted or have psychosis l Marijuana Intoxication Can Impair Higher Brain Function • Impairs learning, working memory • Reduces attention span and concentration

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• Reduces ability to plan • Reduces organizational skills • Reduces problem solving • Reduces decision making • Reduces perception of facts • Reduces emotional control • Reduces behavioral control • Impairs motor coordination • Increases impulsivity • Increases hunger • Distorts perception of time, distance, sounds l Promotes euphoria, relaxation, sedation l All adverse affects are more pronounced when used by youth.


Spearfish Community Coalition 2018 Evaluation Summary

Major Accomplishments Passed policy at the city level to address underage drinking at community events Provided support and access to resources to community members to address underage drinking at community events Engaged community youth through a variety of activities and initiatives Utilized a variety of methods to distribute prevention messaging and campaigns

Community Engagement Drug Take Back Event Provided ID machines for community events Youth events (Summit, Impact Training, SADD) TAM Training

5,593

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883

603

28

2017-2018

ATOD

Underage Drinking

Tobacco

Marijuana

Resources Raised

Media Reach $45,403.69

50000 40000 30000 20000 10000

$5,650.00 $2,069.53

0 Cash

2017-2018 In-Kind

Volunteer

Coalition members' participation in meetings, presentations, and events

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505,179

46,386

147,833 5,354 2017-2018

Underage Drinking

Tobacco

Marijuana

Facebook and Twitter Posts

Donation of space for meetings/events

Billboards promoting Quitline and staying drug and alcohol free

Individuals donations and Zonta grant

Distribution of prevention materials


Profile for Moxie Marketing of the Midwest

2019 Spearfish Youth & Family Community Resource Guide  

2019 Spearfish Youth & Family Community Resource Guide  

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