Agency PolicyIn accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), Our Home, Inc. has established a zero tolerance policy toward resident sexual abuse and sexual harassment. To view the policy, click here.
Reporting Sexual Abuse and HarassmentOur Home, Inc. strives to prevent all sexual abuse and harassment. Any person with cause to believe an Our Home resident has been sexually abused or harassed is encouraged to contact Steve Riedel, Associate Director, or Steve Gubbrud, Executive Director at 605-352-4368. All reports including third-party and anonymous reports are confidential and will be thoroughly investigated. All reports of alleged abuse will be referred by Our Home to the South Dakota Department of Social Services for external investigation.
Persons wishing to directly report alleged child abuse or neglect to the SD Department of Social Services may call 1-877-244-0864. Intake Specialists will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. If reporting an emergency situation before 8 a.m., after 5 p.m., on the weekends, or during a holiday, please contact your local law enforcement.