What you say matters.        What you don't say matters.        PARENTS MATTER...


Get involved with your kids, with their friends, and with parents who believe in keeping our youth safe.


Parents Matter Central SD is a group of concerned individuals comprised of parents, youth, community leaders, law enforcement, counselors, judicial advocates, business people, media representatives, and others who care about the well being of our youth. Pierre and Fort Pierre have named underage drinking as the NUMBER ONE HEALTH CONCERN in our cities and counties. Parents Matter Central SD, through volunteers, is committed to preventing underage drinking and drug abuse through education or parents, youth, and community.

Established in the spring of 2007, our goals are to involve you and make our youth safe within our communities. We are also doing outreach projects with surrounding communities in an effort to prevent health effects of underage drinking and fatal accidents.

Our Mission

“To educate, empower and engage parents and the community in educating their children in making responsible choices regarding alcohol, drugs, underage drinking, and healthy living.”

Parents Matter Coalition of Pierre/Fort Pierre
800 E. Dakota
Avera/St. Mary's Hospital
Pierre, SD 57501
(605)224-3189 or (605) 222-0638
Fax: (605) 224-8339

Paid for in part by: SD Office of Highway Safety and Strategic Prevention Framework - State Incentive Grant

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