Chippewa County

Housing, food, employment, legal, veteran, addiction recovery and mental health resources available in the cities of Clara City, Maynard, Milan, Montevideo and Watson Minnesota.

 

Are You Homeless Or About To Become Homeless?

 
If You Are Fleeing Domestic Violence, Contact:

Safe Avenues
1-800-792-4210

If You Are Facing Foreclosure, Contact:

Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership
507-836-1605

All Others, Contact:

Prairie Five Community Action
320-269-6578


More County Resources:

Addiction Detoxification Assistance

  320.231.7075

The Youth Supportive Housing program of Willmar is for youth experiencing homelessness ages 16-24. At-risk and homeless youth are offered support while they work to establish and maintain an independent household. We provide support and skills that will prevent future occurrences of homelessness.

We offer advocacy and safe living accommodations for youth and provide them with support and guidance while they work toward improving their independent living skills. We also help with educational opportunities, job preparation, job search, and we ensure physical and mental health needs are met.

https://www.lssmn.org/services/youth-homelessness/willmar/supportive-housing

  1-888-281-0241

Address:
1234 MN-7
Montevideo, MN 56265

Hours:
Monday through Friday 8 am – 5pm

Are you struggling with mental illness but not sure how to access help?
You are not alone! This is one of the most common reasons for not seeking help. Don’t let the fear and stigma of reaching out for help, depression and anxiety, or lack of resources, stop you from getting the needed health services to improve your life and achieve your future goals.

https://www.woodlandcenters.com/

  1-800-862-1453

When your life, or the life of a loved one, is spiraling out of control, the phone can become the heaviest object on earth. In your heart you know it’s time to call for help. Since 1970, we’ve helped individuals and families in the midst of turmoil rediscover the miraculous joy of living free from addiction. You can call us anytime – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

https://www.projectturnabout.org/

  507-777-4321

New Life Treatment Center delivers quality, professional treatment services, helping clients to break the power of chemical dependency and to lead healthy lives, free from alcohol and drugs. We seek to provide our clients and their families hope to find freedom from the devastating effects of addiction and mental illness.

https://www.newlifetreatment.com/

Employment Assistance

  507-847-4748

Address:
202 North 1st Street
Montevideo

With over 50 CareerForce locations throughout the state, you’re sure to find one that fits your career development or talent matching needs. CareerForce is committed to helping:

  • Individuals start, advance or change their career
  • Employers attract, develop and retain talent, and
  • Minnesota thrive economically

As a collaborative group of private, public and nonprofit partners, we offer an impressive range of innovative services, including one-on-one guidance, training, networking, labor market information and much more. We are a rich resource for anyone, from any walk of life, at any career or recruitment stage.

https://www.careerforcemn.com/montevideo

Food Assistance

  320-269-6578

Address:
719 North 7th St. Suite 302
PO BOX 159
Montevideo, MN 56265

OPEN:

Mornings
Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Afternoons
Monday: 1:oo pm – 4:00 pm
Wednesday: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Thursday: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

https://prairiefive.org/programs/food-programs/

Legal Aid

Mental Health Assistance

  1-800-568-5955

Healing and Restoration Consulting LLC, is a diverse, innovative, strength-based team of professionals and practitioners who strive to empower and support individuals and families in their goals of becoming self-sufficient. By teaming together in a person-centered and holistic manner to provide culturally appropriate assessment, therapy, and life skills to further improve individuals, families, and communities served quality of life.

https://healingrestorationsconsulting.com/

Public Housing

  320-269-6414

Chippewa and Yellow Medicine County Housing and Redevelopment Authority provides housing assistance to low income residents through the management of the areas Housing Choice Voucher Program – Section 8. This program is income based and the eligibility guidelines are set by HUD.

https://www.co.chippewa.mn.us/298/HRA-Affordable-Housing

  320-269-6868

This agency manages and operates the local public affordable housing program to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Public housing comes in all sizes and types, from scattered single family houses to high-rise apartments for seniors.

  (320) 269-6414

Address:
629 N 11 St. (3rd floor)
Montevideo, MN 56265

Chippewa and Yellow Medicine County Housing and Redevelopment Authority provides housing assistance to low income residents through the management of the areas Housing Choice Voucher Program – Section 8. This program is income based and the eligibility guidelines are set by HUD.

 

https://www.co.chippewa.mn.us/298/HRA-Affordable-Housing

Veteran Assistance

  320-269-6419

Veterans Officer:
Tim Kolhei

Address:
629 N 11th Street
Suite 1
Montevideo, MN 56265

Hours:
Monday through Friday – 8 am to 4:30 pm

Services & Responsibilities
The Chippewa County Veterans Service Office is located in the Chippewa County Courthouse. This office provides services to all veterans, their dependents, and survivors of veterans. Benefits may be available from the State or Federal Level.

https://www.co.chippewa.mn.us/217/Veterans-Services