Lincoln County

Housing, food, employment, legal, veteran, addiction recovery and mental health resources available in the cities of Arco, Hendricks, Ivanhoe, Lake Benton and Tyler Minnesota.


Are You Homeless Or About To Become Homeless?

If You Are Fleeing Domestic Violence, Contact:

Women’s Rural Advocacy Program

If You Are Facing Foreclosure, Contact:

Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership

All Others, Contact:

United Community Action Partnership

More County Resources:

Addiction Detoxification Assistance


Serving all those affected by domestic violence in Lincoln, Lyon, Redwood & Yellow Medicine Counties. ALL are welcome here. No matter the gender, race, economic status, sexual preference, or religious beliefs, WRAP is here to help.


818 Prentice St.
Granite Falls, MN

The focus of Western Mental Health Center is to work with clients to find balance between body, mind and spirit and supporting each individual to be the strongest and healthiest he or she can be.  Holistic care includes services such as outpatient therapy, medication management, substance use services, psychiatry, community programs, primary care and much more.


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.


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.

Employment Assistance


401 North Harold Street
Ivanhoe, MN 56142

CareerForce is partnering with the Minnesota Department of Education to provide CareerForce Corner resources within a limited number of interested Minnesota libraries.

The CareerForce Corner provides curated, and up-to-date CareerForce resources to help library staff further assist job seekers. In addition, CareerForce Corner helps library staff more easily connect Minnesotans needing greater support in their job search or access to additional programs and services with CareerForce staff or partners who can help them.

Information and services available at locations can include:

  • Resources such as flyers and brochures about CareerForce services
  • Workshops or other events that support job search
  • Space to meet with CareerForce staff when available for individual coaching or assistance with resumes, interview prep, referrals to other specialized services, etc.
  • Computer access

Food Assistance


319 N Rebecca St.
PO Box 44
Ivanhoe, MN 56142

Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Southwest Health and Human Services (SWHHS) is a multi-county agency committed to strengthening individuals, families, and communities by providing quality services in a respectful, caring and cost-effective manner.


  • Financial Assistance
  • Child Support
  • Licensing
  • Public Health
  • Social Services


401 N Harold Street
Ivanhoe, MN, 56142

Legal Aid

Public Housing


819 10th Street
Worthington, MN 56187

Worthington HRA owns and manages a total of 136 Units of Public Housing in the City of Worthington. These units include one, two, three, and four bedroom apartments, houses, and duplexes. The sites include the Atrium Hi-Rise, Lucy Square Townhomes, and various scattered houses and duplexes located throughout Worthington. The Worthington HRA also owns and manages 64 units of Market Rate Housing in Worthington to include: “Prairie Acres” and “Rising Sun Estates”

  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.


The Lake Benton Housing and Redevelopment Authority is comprised of a twenty-unit apartment building (Benton Valley Manor) located at 106 West Bluff Street in Lake Benton, Minnesota. The Housing Authority also maintains five family homes in the City of Lake Benton. The public housing authority is governed by a seven-member board of commissioners, which is appointed by the Lake Benton City Council. Vincent Robinson is the Executive Director and Jenifer Vollmer is the Director of Housing Services.


Lincoln County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA), governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners, under the authority of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners, undertakes housing management of more than 60 units throughout 5 of the communities located within Lincoln County, MN.

Veteran Assistance