Lac Qui Parle County

Housing, food, employment, legal, veteran, addiction recovery and mental health resources available in the cities of Bellingham, Boyd, Dawson, Madison and Marietta 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

  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

  320-598-7594

The Lac qui Parle County Family Service Center, dba Lac qui Parle County Family Services, provides social and financial services throughout the entire county in partnership with the federal government, state, and other public, private, and community agencies. Lac qui Parle County Family Services is a county agency directed by law to assist county residents whose personal or family resources are not adequate to meet their basic human needs. It is committed to helping them attain the maximum degree of self-sufficiency consistent with their individual capacities. To these ends, Lac qui Parle County Family Services will promote the dignity, safety, and rights of the individual, and will assume public accountability and trust through responsible use of available resources.

Address:

930 First Avenue
Madison, MN 56256

Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

http://lqpco.com/index.php/family-services/

  507-960-6532

Address:
Grace Lutheran Church
716 8th Street
Dawson, MN, 56232

Hours:
Tuesdays 1:00pm – 4:00pm

  507-752-4422

Address:
308 Sixth Avenue S
Madison, MN – 56256

Hours:
Thursday 2pm – 5pm

Legal Aid

Public Housing

  320-598-3374

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.

http://www.officialhousingauthority.com/minnesota/madison-housing-authority-4/

  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.

Veteran Assistance

  320-598-3445

Veterans Service Officer:
Josh Beninga

Address:
LqP County Courthouse
600 6th Street
Madison, MN 56256

The Lac qui Parle County Veterans Service Office provides claims assistance, case management, outreach, information, and referral services to veterans, their dependents, or their survivors for benefits from local, state, and federal levels of government.

http://lqpco.com/index.php/veterans-affairs/