Yellow Medicine County

Housing, food, employment, legal, veteran, addiction recovery and mental health resources available in the cities of Canby, Clarkfield, Echo, Granite Falls, Hanley Falls, Porter and Wood Lake Minnesota.


Are You Homeless Or About To Become Homeless?

If You Are Fleeing Domestic Violence, Contact:

Women’s Rural Advocacy Programs

If You Are Facing Foreclosure, Contact:

Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership

All Others, Contact:

Prairie Five Community Action

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


202 North 1st Street

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



Chippewa and Yellow Medicine County Housing and Redevelopment Authority provides housing assistance to low income residents through the management of the areas Housing Choice Voucher Program – Section 8. This program is income based and the eligibility guidelines are set by HUD.

Legal Aid

Veteran Assistance


Veterans Service Officer:
Kris Holien

180 8th Avenue
Granite Falls, MN 56241

The mission of the Yellow Medicine County Veterans Service is to improve conditions for Yellow Medicine County veterans and their families. Our primary goal is to provide prompt, courteous and effective assistance to all Yellow Medicine County veterans and their families. Further to act as a liaison for veterans to other counties, state and federal agencies, as well as increasing public awareness of the conditions and situations unique to veterans and their family.