Our region has utilized the services at Capital Area Counseling since 1968. Capital Area Counseling is a 501c3 not-for-profit corporation established to meet the mental health and addiction needs in Central South Dakota. The agency employs over ninety employees, who provide services in their offices or in the community, such as at schools throughout the area. CACS serves the nine counties of Hughes, Stanley, Haakon, Jones, Lyman, Buffalo, Hyde, Sully and Potter. The agency has an annual budget of $5.2 million.