Developmental Disabilities Division .

Working Together to Achieve Goals and Dreams!

BHSSC’s Developmental Disabilities (DD) Division is one of 20 Community Support Providers in South Dakota who support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). 

We offer services in the Northern Black Hills and in Hot Springs, South Dakota, where we work in partnership with participants, families, community organizations, and community members to support people to get the lives they want. 

BHSSC’s Developmental Disabilities Division has a four-year Person Centered Excellence Accreditation from the Council on Quality and Leadership and maintains certifications from the South Dakota Department of Health, South Dakota Department of Human Services, and the South Dakota Department of Education.

In Our Communities .

Rosetta is a valued staff member at The Pizza Ranch in Sturgis. She enjoys her work there and has been employed in the community in various positions throughout the years. Rosetta’s work ethic and dedication are admirable. Watch the video about Rosetta’s experience in the Vocational Rehabilitation Job Placement program!

Three men and two women stand in front of the Meals on Wheels sign.
We currently have three groups who deliver meals on three different days of the week for our local Meals on Wheels program.
A woman wearing a turquoise T-shirt leaps into a sandpit for the long jump event.
We have a variety of people and teams who participate in the local, state, and regional Special Olympics. We currently participate in track and field, softball, bocce ball, and bowling throughout the year.
Three men, one woman, and a man in a wheelchair stand together in front of a stage at a community meeting in Hot Springs, South Dakota.
We offer a variety of clubs based on people's interests and needs, including Aktion Club, Wellness Class, Advocacy Group, Women's Group, and Men's Group. Through these clubs and groups, people are able to learn more about their rights, how to advocate effectively for themselves, and how to build and maintain productive relationships.