Reflecting back. Looking ahead.
To truly tell our history, you’d have to tell the histories of every family we’ve worked with. Every person we’ve touched, and who touched us. The real credit goes to the families and professionals who started Sesdac, and changed thousands of lives.
|1973||The birth of SESDAC. Dr. Monroe and other concerned citizens organized a community meeting to launch what would become SESDAC.|
|1978||New Center opens at 207 Duke Street.|
|1986||Construction completed on three residential homes and an apartment unit.|
|1989||Medicaid rules change allows for dollars to be used for home and community based services.|
|1997||SESDAC begins its first Family Support program in southeast South Dakota.|
|2008||SESDAC launches Person Centered Thinking Initiative.|
|2014||SESDAC receives 4 Year Accreditation from Council on Quality and Leadership.|
|2018||Sesdac receives 4 Year Accreditation from Council on Quality and Leadership.|
|Today||Sesdac provides expanded services to over 100 individuals in Clay and Union counties – and serves over 140 others through our Family Support program.|