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Adoption Resources

South Dakota Licensed Child Placement Agencies specializing in Adoption

All About U Adoptions
PO Box 90542
Sioux Falls, SD 57109
605.770.2357

Bethany Christian Services of Western SD
508 Columbus St.
Rapid City, SD  57701
605.343.7196

Bethany Christian Services of SD
400 South Sycamore Ave., Suite 103-1
Sioux Falls,  SD  57110
605.336.6999
email: bcssiouxfalls@bethany.org

Catholic Family Services
523 N. Duluth
Sioux Falls, SD  57104-2714
605.988.3775
1.800.700.7867

Catholic Family Services
310 15th Ave., SE
Aberdeen  SD  57401
605.226.1304
1.888.471.4673

Catholic Family Services
1115 E. 5th Ave.
Mitchell, SD  57301
605.988.3775
1.888.700.7867

Catholic Family Services
1000 W. 5th St.
Yankton, SD 57078
605.988.3775
1.800.700.7867

Catholic Social Services
529 Kansas City St.
Rapid City, SD 57701-3798
605.348.6086

Lutheran Social Services
621 E. Presentation St. 
Sioux Falls, SD  57104-0820
605.221.2346
1.888.201.5061
email: hayley.VanDenBrink@lssSD.org

Lutheran Social Services
2920 Sheridan Lake Road
Rapid City, SD  57701
605.791.6700
1.800.260.1439
email: hayley.VanDenBrink@lssSD.org

Lutheran Social Services
110 6th Ave. SE., Suite 200
Aberdeen, SD  57401
605.262.6300
1.888.201.5061
email: hayley.VanDenBrink@lssSD.org

Lutheran Social Services
1424 9th Ave. SE.,  Suite 7
Watertown, SD  57201
605.882.2740
1.888.201.5061
email: hayley.VanDenBrink@lssSD.org

New Horizons Adoption Agency, Inc.
2500 W. 49th St., Suite 213
PO Box 89532
Sioux Falls, SD  57109-9532
605.332.0310 or 1.800.314.3370
email: nhaa@newhorizonsadopt.com



Licensed Social Workers and Individuals
(approved to complete adoptive home studies in South Dakota)
Terre Berkland, CSW-PIP
1003 Burleigh St.
Yankton, SD  57078
605.665.2036
Sue Wein, ACSW, CSW-PIP
510 Willow Dr.
Aberdeen, SD  57401
605.225.1774   
Judy Zimbelman MSW, CSW-PIP
Zimbelman Evaluations
PO Box 535
Sioux Falls, SD 57101
605.940.1150
www.ZimbelmanEvaluations.com

Barbara Palmer, MSW, CSW, PIP
1721 S 7th Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
605.759.6210 
bcpalmer1721@hotmail.com 

Kay Lindgren
PO Box 3276
Rapid City, SD  57709
605.430.3770
lindgrenkay@yahoo.com 
Mary Pat Mueller
PO Box 186
Chamberlain, SD  57325
605.
734.5275
Connie Smith
13661 387th Ave.
Aberdeen, SD  57401
605.226.4420    
Karen S. Chesley, LCSW-PIP
SD Social Work License #1285
3800 W. 80th St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
605.660.2203
kctram10@gmail.com 
Keri Meyer, MSW, CSW-PIP
DKM Home Studies
2601 S. Minnesota Ave., Suite 105 #309
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
605.376.4834
keri@dkmhomestudies.com
http://www.dkmhomestudies.com
Mary Gustafson, MSW, CSW-PIP
DKM Home Studies
2601 S. Minnesota Ave., Suite 105 #309
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
605.360.5738
mary@dkmhomestudies.com
http://www.dkmhomestudies.com 
DeVonne Powell, LMSW-PIP
DKM Home Studies
2601 S. Minnesota Ave., Suite 105 #309
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
605.360.5735
devonne@dkmhomestudies.com
http://www.dkmhomestudies.com

Christine Knapp, MSW, CSW-PIP
Knapp Counseling and Associates
2121 W. 63 Place, Suite 100
Sioux Falls, SD  57108
605.373.9330

Marlene Schulz, MSW, CSW-PIP

Social Work, Inc.
1608 E. 6th St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
605.366.6065
marleneschulzmsw@gmail.com

Brenda Risty, MSW, CSW-PIP
DKM Home Studies
2601 S. Minnesota Ave., Suite 105 #309
Sioux Falls, SD 57105-4750
605.940.0902

Sue Beyenhof, MSW, CSW
3600 E. 10th St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
605.366.9171
sbeyenhof99@gmail.com www.comprehensivehomestudies.com

Jeff Trammell MSW, CSW-PIP
Great Plains Psychological Services
4500 S. Carnegie Place
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
605.323.2345
www.gppssf.com

Adoption Websites

The following are national adoption websites. The content and availability of these sites are beyond the control of the South Dakota Department of Social Services.