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News about Cheyenne River Indian Outreach

Our newsroom provides information from Cheyenne River Indian Outreach and the Indian reservations we serve.

Newsroom stories:

  • Meet our Staff!
    Bree has worked with the Outreach program since 2016. Now helping others, she has her own journey of healing to share.
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  • How far is far?
    How far do you drive to the grocery store? Do you have a Target or Walmart store near you? Do you know how far you would have to drive for these services if you lived on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation?
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  • Other Ways to Help
    We are always in need of new or gently used household items at Cheyenne River Indian Outreach.
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  • Stalking Awareness
    Outreach staff recently visited with junior high students about signs of stalking and what to do about it.
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  • What are the holidays like at Cheyenne River Indian Outreach?
    At Cheyenne River Indian Outreach, we like to do all the same things YOU and your family enjoy during the holidays!
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  • Winter weather on the South Dakota prairie
    South Dakota winters are unpredictable — but even mild temperatures don’t allow us to turn the heat off!
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  • Meet our staff!
    Paulette has worked with youth at the Child Services Center since 2016.
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  • Special Needs for Christmas and the New Year
    In addition to monetary gifts, Cheyenne River Indian Outreach gratefully accepts new or gently used clothing and household items to help victims of domestic violence.
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  • Child Services: Safe, Positive, Caring
    You help create an environment that encourages youth to be respectful and caring, not only to others but to themselves.
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  • The Truth about Teen Dating Violence
    Did you know one in three adolescents in the U.S. is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner?
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  • Violence in the South Dakota News
    Miraculously surviving an attack meant to kill her, one survivor shares her story.
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  • Reclaiming your Spirit Retreat
    Cheyenne River Indian Outreach helps women heal from trauma — inside and out.
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  • Natural Helpers Program returns to Cheyenne River
    Staff from Cheyenne River Indian Outreach are proud to be part of the program, going strong in its second year.
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  • A Year of Gratitude
    “It’s truly been a year to be thankful for!” said Greg, Director of Cheyenne River Indian Outreach.
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  • October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
    Thanks to caring friends — like you — the Sacred Heart Center served over 300 women and children victimized by domestic violence last year.
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  • Reaching out to the community, raising awareness
    In the fight to keep Native American women and children safe, Cheyenne River Indian Outreach will host special activities in October for National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
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  • A Summer of Gratitude
    “It’s truly been a season to be thankful for!” said Greg, Director of Cheyenne River Indian Outreach.
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  • Long Term Effects of Domestic Violence
    Concern about football injuries is all over the news. But what about the lasting consequences of domestic violence?
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  • Is Cheyenne River Indian Outreach an accredited organization?
    Our Child Services Center is licensed by the State of South Dakota. Our domestic violence shelter participates in regular evaluations by the State of South Dakota, ensuring we are providing needed services and using funds appropriately.
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  • Wellness Mind, Body & Soul
    “There’s so much more to living a healthy lifestyle than simply exercise and eating right,” said Breanne, Outreach Specialist for Cheyenne River Indian Outreach.
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  • Managing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    Cheyenne River Indian Outreach is working to help people understand what PTSD is, how it might be affecting them and their community, and how to manage it.
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  • Protecting communities from meth, prescription drug abuse
    Cheyenne River Indian Outreach is working hard to understand — and combat — drug abuse of every kind for Lakota youth and families.
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  • Teens Take on Wellness Internship
    The internship, offered through the Cheyenne River Youth Project, helped students learn about holistic wellness physical fitness, nutrition and Lakota traditions and values.
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  • April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
    Cheyenne River Indian Outreach is working to educate the community and help victims.
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  • Meth: Raising awareness on Cheyenne River
    Outreach staff help combat meth in their community
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  • What is Easter like at Cheyenne River Indian Outreach?
    At Cheyenne River Indian Outreach, we like to do all the same things YOU and your family enjoy to celebrate Easter and the coming of spring!
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  • How are your New Year’s resolutions coming?
    Have you resolved to declutter this year, but aren’t sure what to do with things once you’ve decided you don’t need it? Consider donating items you no longer use to Cheyenne River Indian Outreach! Keep your New Year’s resolution AND help victims of domestic violence.
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  • Reaching Those in Need
    Cheyenne River Indian Outreach seeks to help victims of violence reclaim themselves.
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  • New Leadership at Cheyenne River Indian Outreach
    Greg Fisher, longtime Chemical Dependency Counselor, has been named the new Director at Cheyenne River Indian Outreach.
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  • A gift from Arkansas
    Lowell and Sarah work with their church family to provide necessities for the women and children who seek help at the Sacred Heart Center.
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  • Offering hope, one simple need at a time
    Lakota (Sioux) families rely on Bear Necessities.
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  • In her own words
    Jessica spent nearly two years in the care of the Child Services Center at Cheyenne River Indian Outreach. Thanks to you, she is more than a statistic!
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  • Educate, Empower, Uplift, Refresh!
    The Sacred Heart Center recently hosted a special event designed to educate, empower, uplift and refresh local women leading into the fall and winter seasons.
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  • The Pipeline — more than just oil
    Cheyenne River Indian Outreach is combating new dangers facing Native American women and children.
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  • Special Needs for Lakota (Sioux) Families
    In addition to monetary gifts, Cheyenne River Indian Outreach gratefully accepts new or gently used clothing and household items to help victims of domestic violence.
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  • A New way to give!
    We’re excited to tell you Cheyenne River Indian Outreach is now able to accept online donations!
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  • Raising awareness, saving lives!
    In the fight to keep Native American women and children safe, Cheyenne River Indian Outreach held special activities for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, including a costume-clad walk to Scare Away Domestic Violence!
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  • Sacred Heart Center gets new name
    After serving Native American families on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation for nearly 30 years, the Sacred Heart Center program has been re-named Cheyenne River Indian Outreach — Programs of the Sacred Heart Center to better describe the vast services provided.
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  • American Indian women victimized
    American Indian women living on Indian reservations suffer domestic violence and physical assault at rates far exceeding women of other backgrounds.
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  • Large territory presents service challenge
    The Cheyenne River Indian Reservation covers an area the size of Connecticut! The counties making up this area are some of the poorest in the nation but some of the fastest growing in South Dakota.
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