Disaster Response Services
When a natural disaster occurs, LSS is available to assist individuals, families, congregations and communities through difficult times and work toward long-term recovery.
When inclement weather like severe storms, tornados, flooding, forest fires, and droughts strike South Dakota, many individuals, families and communities are left in difficult situations. That’s when LSS Disaster Response is here to help.
LSS Disaster Response works closely with state, local and other faith-based disaster relief programs when a disaster occurs in South Dakota. LSS is available to assist individuals, families, congregations and communities through difficult times like these, and work toward long-term recovery. LSS has staff trained and experienced in Critical Incident Stress Management throughout the state. They are ready to mobilize quickly to offer counseling, case management and volunteer management.
LSS serves people of all ages, faiths, races and economic status with professional and confidential services. We strive to care for, support and strengthen those who need, bringing a future filled with hope—a future of success to people of all ages, families of all kinds and communities of all sizes.
Disaster Response Donations are Needed
Although it's free for those who need us, it does come at a cost. We need your help! Every dollar is needed and utilized to provide direct services.
Make a disaster response donation today.
Or send your gift to:
LSS Disaster Response Services
705 East 41st Street, Suite 200
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Volunteer When Disaster Strikes
LSS of South Dakota Disaster Response Services coordinates volunteer efforts to most effectively assist individuals, families, congregations and communities when natural disasters strike, ultimately working toward long-term recovery.
Before volunteering, take these three steps.
- Fill out the Volunteer Intake Form.
- Complete the Volunteer Skills Survey.
- Submit the Participant Liability Release Form.
You also may access the individual Volunteer Intake Form in these two ways:
- Complete volunteer packet in printable .pdf format.
- Complete volunteer packet in printable M.Word format.