Kandiyohi County

Housing, food, employment, legal, veteran, addiction recovery and mental health resources available in the cities of Atwater, Blomkest, Kandiyohi, Lake Lillian, New London, Pennock, Prinsburg, Raymond, Spicer, Sunburg and Willmar 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

  320-441-6590

Address:
2200 23rd Street NE Suite 2040
Willmar, MN 56201

Hours:
Monday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Offering services over the phone and online only.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Offering services over the phone and online. Open to the public 9:00am–4:00pm for in-person services without an appointment.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Offering services over the phone and online. Open to the public 9:00am–4:00pm for in-person services without an appointment.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Offering services over the phone and online. Open to the public 9:00am–4:00pm for in-person services without an appointment.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Offering services over the phone and online only

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/willmar

Food Assistance

  877-464-7800

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.  Go to mnbenefits.mn.gov  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.

https://www.kcmn.us/departments/family_services/index.php

  320-235-2641

Address:
624 Pacific Ave SW
Willmar, MN 56201

Hours:
Monday 8 am – 3:45 pm
Tuesday 8 am – 3:45 pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 8 am – 3:45 pm
Friday 8 am – 2 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Legal Aid

Public Housing

  507-847-2632 x3106

United Community Action Partnership is a joint effort to bring together area resources to effectively and efficiently address the growing needs of our local communities in southwest Minnesota.

https://www.unitedcapmn.org/services/housing/

  320-235-8637

The Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) creates affordable housing opportunities and strengthens neighborhoods to sustainably achieve a quality living environment for all.

Kandiyohi County HRA
2200 NE 23rd Street, Suite 2090
Willmar, Minnesota
(320) 235-8637

http://www.willmarmn.gov/government/boards_and_commissions/kandiyohi_county_hra.php

Veteran Assistance

  320-231-6226

Veterans Service Officer:
Tricia Appledom

Address:
2200 23rd ST NE
Willmar, MN 56201

Kandiyohi County Veterans Service Office provides assistance to Veterans and their dependents in obtaining any of a variety of benefits provided by the State of Minnesota and the Federal Government.

https://www.kcmn.us/departments/veterans_services/index.php