In 2015, Wiconi Wawokiya, Inc purchased a building to utilize as a refuge for victims of human trafficking from all over South Dakota. It was named Pathfinder Center.
To promote the growth and development of those we serve by empowering them to experience healing and wholeness, while ensuring that each woman gains a sense of self-worth and the capacity to achieve their full potential.
Our Key Objectives:
Women have safe, stable housing and are protected from traffickers.
Women become part of a healthy, safe community of support that provides assistance while they address pressing legal, medical and emotional needs.
Women learn life skills such as communication, conflict resolution, understanding boundaries, understanding trafficking and trauma, and making safe choices to help them live independent lives.
Women receive addiction counseling, job skills/GED classes, emergency counseling and transportation.
Services will also include a crisis hotline, clothing, food and hygiene items