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Health and Human Services

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Intake and Referral

        Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm:  320-231-7800
       Toll Free: 1-877-464-7800 - V/Tdd: 320-231-7076 - Fax 320-231-6285
       After hours:  Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Department: 320-235-1260
       Report Abuse or Neglect:  320-231-7800
       Physical, Emotional, Sexual Abuse, Financial Exploitation or Neglect of a child.  
       Vulnerable Adults Reports should be made to the Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center (MAARC) 844-880-1574 staffed 24 hours/day
       If it is an emergency situation, dial 911
       Welfare Fraud Hotline:  800-627-9977 Callers may remain anonymous

Child Investigations, Protection and Welfare:  Services for abused or neglected children.  Welfare services for families experiencing truancy, family issues or minor parents.  Adoption services for state ward children. 

Vulnerable Adult:   Assessment or Investigation of reported abuse or neglect of adults. Vulnerable Adult Reports: Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center (MAARC) 844-880-1574 staffed 24 hours a day.

Child Support:  Child support services for all eligible individuals.

Financial Support:  Financial and Food Support, Child Care Assistance, Minnesota Health Care Programs and Emergency Programs. Use ApplyMN for financial assistance on-line applications.

Child and Adult Mental Health:  Mental health services for individuals.

Chemical Health Services:  Services for individuals experiencing issues with chemical dependency.

Family Child Care:  Finding Child Care and Licensed Child Care Providers.

Family Child Foster Care, Traditional Adult Foster Care and Corporate Foster Care for Adults and Children:  Provide child care, adult and child foster care licensing services to individuals and families wanting to provide child care or foster care.

MnCHOICES:  Assessment for long term care, supports, and services.
Services for those over age 65:  Find resources to live successfully in the community.
Disability Services:  Information for those with developmental disabilities.