Nobles County

Housing, food, employment, legal, veteran, addiction recovery and mental health resources available in the cities of Adrian, Bigelow, Brewster, Ellsworth, Kanaranzi, Leota, Lismore, Reading, Round Lake, Rushmore, Wilmont and Worthington Minnesota.


Are You Homeless Or About To Become Homeless?

If You Are Fleeing Domestic Violence, Contact:

Southwest 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


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.

Financial Assistance

Food Assistance


1501 Douglas Ave
Worthington, MN, 56187

Thursday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm



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”

Legal Aid

Mental Health Assistance


Crisis Line:

1210 5th Ave
Worthington, MN 56187

Our goal is to provide a broad scope of quality mental health services to people of all ages and economic backgrounds who reside in Cottonwood, Jackson, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock counties. We do not deny services based on ability to pay, race, color, sex, national origin, disability, religion, or sexual orientation. SWMH is licensed by the Minnesota Dept. of Human Services and has fully qualified credentialed staff who offer a variety of mental health services. Our multidisciplinary staff includes social workers, marriage and family therapists, mental health therapists, mental health practitioners, and peer support specialists. Consulting psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners see clients by appointment.

Veteran Assistance


Veterans Service Officer:
James Dunn

315 Tenth St.
PO Box 757
Worthington, MN 56187

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

This office provides services to all veterans and their dependents.

Federal Benefits- 1-800-827-1000

  • Disability Compensation
  • Pension (Veterans and Widows)
  • Home Loans
  • Burial Benefits
  • Insurance
  • Hospitalization & Health Care
  • Education

State Benefits

  • Monthly Subsistence
  • Education
  • Emergency Medical Care
  • Dental Care
  • Optical Care
  • Ex POW License Plates