Direct Support Professional with a person they are serving

There is a Purpose in Everyone

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Our mission is to enhance the lives and help achieve the dreams of adults with developmental disabilities in the Northern Black Hills. We are dedicated to providing quality residential and vocational options for the individuals we serve.


  • 45+

    years of service

  • 130

    Individuals supported

  • 12

    residential programs in our community

  • 175+

    employees with a purpose

Get to Know Us

We provide the support and services needed for our individuals to achieve their unique goals.

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Residential Services

Offering a range of residential living options for the individuals we serve.

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Day Services

Activities and hobbies within our facility and out in our community.

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Vocational Services

Job training for our individuals both within our facility and in our community.

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Medical Services

Providing the best possible medical and health support for our individuals.


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Tinton Wood Shop

Job training in a workshop setting.

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The Copper Door

Art and craft gallery retail store.

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Find the

Job You Want

at Northern Hills Training Center.

Are you looking for a job that is part of a community, challenging and extremely rewarding? NHTC is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for adults with disabilities. Come join our team and help make a difference in someone’s life!

Donate ToOur Cause

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Donate to Our Mission

Your support makes a profound impact in our mission to enhance the lives and dreams of the individuals we support. As a beacon of community care, NHTC relies on the generosity of individuals like you to sustain our work.


June 18, 2024
Check out some photos from our 2nd Annual Best Bike Ride Ever. On June 7, we had quite the crew take off on wheels through Spearfish as a way to celebrate the individuals we support, a healthy lifestyle and our…

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