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Social Work Services

Licensed social workers and discharge planners are part of our team at Avera St. Luke’s, and they're available to assist with a wide array of patient and family needs. These services are available to both inpatients and outpatients.

Care Areas

Our Social Work Department serves more than 15 care areas, including these inpatient and outpatient areas:

  • Kidney Dialysis
  • Home Health
  • Pediatrics
  • Surgical Care
  • Intensive Care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Cancer Care
  • Emergency Room
  • Same Day Surgery
  • Outpatient Services
  • Mental Health
  • Children with special needs
  • Home-based Hospice
  • Obstetrics
  • Medical Care

Forms available for living wills and durable power of attorney for health care.

Need help from a social worker?

Social workers at Avera St. Luke’s may be contacted in a variety of ways. The department’s phone number is 605-622-5523. You may also ask your physician or nurse to arrange a visit, or call the hospital switchboard at 605-622-5000 and have a social worker paged.