River City provides a wide range of services that are specially coordinated for each victim's individual needs. The main objective of River City is to provide immediate shelter and safety for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Leaving a dangerous situation at home can be a very scary time. Our staff is here to help in this transition. During a victim's stay at River City our advocates work with victims to help the victim and the victim's family to find stability.
24-hour hotline for victims of domestic violence/sexual assault (605)665-1448
Assistance with completing and filing protection orders, and with the court hearing
Assistance completing victim compensation forms
Assistance with financial, medical, and legal issues
Assistance, support, and security during a rape examination
Court advocacy during child custody, civil, and criminal proceedings
Assistance obtaining housing, household items, and clothing
Education and support through support groups; free babysitting services are provided for the children of participants
Training and educational materials about domestic violence and sexual assault
Referrals to other agencies, such as the Department of Social Services, Lewis and Clark Behavioral Center, the Contact Center (for food items), ROCS, Birth to 3, and Head Start
Everyone has the right to live in an environment free of abuse. No one has the right to abuse you!