Foster Friendly Black Hills

Greater Black Hills is working to help Rapid City to Pennington County recruit and retain enough foster parents.

Vision and Innovation Event

Don’t miss our upcoming Vision and Innovation Event where we’ll be joined by Mayor Jason Salamun to begin a journey to make the Black Hills region a Foster Friendly Community.

Here Are 7 Ways You Can Help Kids in Foster Care In Rapid City

South Dakota Kids Belong is proud to partner with the leadership and residents of the Black Hills region to dramatically improve the experiences and outcomes for kids in foster care by ensuring:

A family for every child,

A Foster Friendly community for every foster family and

Hope for the entire community.

We invite you to choose one of the following ways to get involved.


Become a foster parent. Right now Rapid City has 514 children in care and only 103 foster families.


Many kids in foster care are eligible to be adopted and awaiting families.


Become a WRAP team leader or Coordinator with your business, faith, nonprofit, or civic organization to provide much-needed hands-on care to foster families.


Become a Foster Friendly Business by doing what you do best and providing a special offer for local kinship and foster families via our Foster Friendly App.


Your church can become a Foster Friendly faith community to welcome and care for local kinship and foster families, featured in our Foster Friendly App.


Join us for a catalytic event on October 4, 2024 that will shape the local landscape to help kids in foster care experience belonging from Rapid City to Pennington County and into the greater Black Hills.


Your financial support helps make all of this possible. Donate today.

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