Who We Are

Catholic Family Services was established in 1961 by the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls. CFS provides services to all of eastern South Dakota in the areas of counseling, adoptions, home studies, support groups, psychological testing and educational programs.

Our Mission

Catholic Family Services provides professional, pastoral services that support and empower people of all ages and faiths to grow in healthy relationships with God, themselves, family and their communities.


Catholic Family Services Programs



Children’s Grief Program

4 week program begins October 5, 2017

5:30 – 7:00

This program is for children age 7-12 that have experienced the loss of a loved one.  In age related groups, the children will have an opportunity to share their grief experiences and learn that they are not alone in their feelings.

Child Grief Program Brochure 2017


Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat

Friday October 13, 2017- Sunday October 15, 2017

Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat is a beautiful weekend opportunity for any person who has struggled with the emotional or spiritual pain of an abortion.

2017 Rachel’s Vineyard brochure


Grieving A Loss During The Holidays

6 week Program Begins November 7, 2017

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This program is for adults who have lost loved ones and are grieving during the holiday season.  The program is designed to be educational and will offer positive suggestions to help people with the adjustments that must be made during the holiday season.

2017 Grieving a loss during holiday flyer