Uplifting Parents applications are now open through October 28th or until all enrollment spots are filled! Apply Now
Catholic Social Services

Serving People of All Faiths

Summer Hours
Monday: 8 AM - 7 PM
Tuesday - Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 12 PM

529 Kansas City Street
Rapid City, SD 57701

Catholic Social Services of Rapid City

Our Mission

To share in Christ’s ministry of offering hope, promoting individual human dignity and strengthening families and communities,
by providing professional social services to people of all faiths in Western South Dakota.

2022 Annual Gathering

Friday, October 21st
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm (doors open at 4:45 pm)
Tickets available for $25 (dinner included)
Ramkota Ballroom

For tickets or information 
contact Kristin or register online below.

Get your seats!

Supporting Communities in Western South Dakota

Catholic Social Services of Rapid City is devoted to providing life-changing social services for those in need throughout Western South Dakota. As a trusted, respected provider of a wide range of services including counseling, educational workshops, mental health first aid training, and more, CSS of Rapid City is nurturing our local communities with unprecedented access to uplifting resources and support in line with our mission of offering hope to those in need.

 counseling Counseling
 Telehealth Counseling Telehealth Counseling
 Uplifting Parents Uplifting Parents
 Trinity Pregnancy and AdoptionTrinity Pregnancy and Adoption
 Disaster Relief Services/Community Outreach Disaster Relief and
Community Outreach
 Educational Workshops Educational Workshops
 S.M.I.L.E. S.M.I.L.E.
 Mental Health First Aid Mental Health First Aid
 Question. Persuade. Refer. (QPR) Question. Persuade. Refer. (QPR)
 Common Sense Parenting Common Sense Parenting
 Lakota Circles of Hope Lakota Circles of Hope
 Suicide Prevention Suicide Prevention

Offering Care, Hope, and Dignity to all we serve.

For the past 45 years, Catholic Social Services has strengthened families and communities in western South Dakota by offering professional social services. At Catholic Social Services of Rapid City, we believe instilling care, hope, and dignity in all we do is essential in fostering a welcoming, comfortable environment for all. We see people of all walks of life, religions, and backgrounds, who trust in our services to help them out in times of need. With compassion for those who have lost and those looking to pursue new chapters in their lives, our trained staff are here to provide an unrelenting support system.

Recent News


Uplifting Parents is a CSS program dedicated to single parents working to earn their college degree!

Thank you to Anya Mueller and the Connect With US segment that recently aired, highlighting one of our amazing graduating participants. 

If you missed out, watch the video segment above!  You can also see our Uplifting Parents page to learn more about the program.

Uplifting Parents is accepting applications for it's Fall 2022 Enrollment Round! We will accept applications from September 19th- October 28th or until all open enrollment positions have been filled. Apply Now >
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August 2022 Newsletter

Last night as I held little Lucia, a three-month-old infant, in my arms I visited with her mother, who at 20, was welcomed back to the University of Mary in Bismarck. In support of the overturning of Roe V. Wade. U of Mary will provide free room, board and childcare for single moms who want to complete their higher education goals. It was made possible by 1 generous donor...

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July 2022 Newsletter

CSS held its Strategic Planning Retreat on Tuesday, June 7. In attendance were 15 CSS Board members and staff excited to chart the direction of CSS for the next five years. “We’ve had these types of retreats since our founding,” says CSS Executive Director Jim Kinyon. “They ensure that we have the input to remain on course of serving all peoples of faith."

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