Beacon Center a Source of Comfort for Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

The Beacon Center in Watertown has had a long standing tradition of providing comfort and support to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. The center currently offers services to clients in Clark, Codington, Deuel, Grant and Hamlin counties in northeastern South Dakota. One important way in which people in general can help out the Beacon Center with its overall mission is by dropping off their old cell phones at the center’s Watertown location at 801 Jensen Avenue South or they can also be dropped off here at KMSD Radio on Highway 15 south of Milbank. Angie Meseberg, Rural Outreach Coordinator for the Beacon Center explains how the cell phone drive benefits the center…


By now, many people across South Dakota and throughout the United States are probably aware of the circumstances surrounding the firing of Matt Lauer as co-host of “The Today Show” on NBC television. The firing, in reality, has become a common trend as of late involving sexual harassment in the workplace as Angie explains…

Angie says the situation involving Lauer is a prime example of how people’s attitudes about sexual behavior has now changed from what we’ve been accustomed to in the past…

According to Angie, many people who seek client services from the Beacon Center are not totally aware of what they may be going though at the time or how to deal with things in general from that point on…


For more information about available services that are provided by the Beacon Center you can call their regular business line at 605-886-4304 or their crisis line toll-free at 800-660-8014. You can also visit their website at beaconcentersd.com.