Pipestone County

Housing, food, employment, legal, veteran, addiction recovery and mental health resources available in the cities of Edgerton, Holland, Ihlen, Pipestone, Ruthton, Trosky and Woodstock 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


607 West Main Street
Marshall, MN 56258

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


1091 N Hiawatha Avenue
Pipestone, MN 56164


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


Food Assistance


223 2nd St NW
Pipestone, MN 56164

Thursday 2:00 pm – 5 pm

In order to qualify for services at the Food Shelf you must live in Pipestone county.

Clients will need to complete a registration form at the time of their first visit. This registration is valid for one year from July 1, through June 30. Registration forms are available in English and Spanish.

All clients may be served once a month by visiting the Food Shelf at 223 2nd Street NW, Pipestone, MN, each Thursday from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

An appointment is not required. Families are received on a first come first served basis.

Holiday Program
As a service to the community and the Pipestone Kiwanis Club, the Food Shelf also takes applications from clients interested in the Kiwanis Club’s Christmas Care program.



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