Murray County

Housing, food, employment, legal, veteran, addiction recovery and mental health resources available in the cities of Avoca, Chandler, Currie, Dovray, Fulda, Iona, Lake Wilson and Slayton Minnesota.


Are You Homeless Or About To Become Homeless?

If You Are Fleeing Domestic Violence, Contact:

New Horizons Crisis Center

If You Are Facing Foreclosure, Contact:

Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership

All Others, Contact:

United Community Action Partnership

More County Resources:

Addiction Detoxification Assistance


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


318 9th Street
Worthington, MN 56187

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

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.

Food Assistance


Located at St. Gabriel’s School on 305 S. Lafayette


1st Monday of month 10:00 am – 11:00 am
2nd Monday of month 10:00 am – 11:00 am
3rd Monday of month 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
4th Monday of month 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


2989 Maple Road
Slayton, MN 56172


Thursday 2:30 – 4:30pm


3001 Maple Road, Suite 100
Slayton, MN 56172


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

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.

Veteran Assistance


Veterans Service Officer:
Jim Reinert

2500 28th Street
PO Box 57
Slayton, MN 56172

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

The Office processes a full range of applications for veterans’ benefits, both federal and state, including compensation for service connected disabilities; pensions for veterans, widows and other qualified recipients; educational benefits; G.l. home loans; aid and attendance benefits for veterans and widows in nursing homes; and financial and medical assistance.

The Veterans Service Office acts as a liaison with various service organizations and other related agencies that assume an advocate role on behalf of veterans and their dependents. Advice and guidance is given to applicants and recipients concerning federal and state regulations governing benefits.

The County Veteran Service Office was established by Minnesota Statutes to assist Veterans in securing Benefits provided by law as a result of the service of any member in the Armed Forces of the United States Military.

The Veterans Service Office is located in the Murray County Courthouse and its hours of operation are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.