Located in Central South Dakota, Pathfinder Center is a project of Wiconi Wakokiya. We are a 501c3 non-profit, community-based refuge for victims of human trafficking.
We 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 her full potential.
To provide a place of refuge for victims of human trafficking from all over South Dakota. 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.
Women have stable, safe housing and protection from traffickers. They become part of a healthy, safe community of support that provides compassionate 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.
Services and Support
Women receive addiction counseling, job skills/GED classes, emergency counseling and transportation.
Services wil also include a crisis hotline, clothing, food and hygiene items.