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SOCIAL SERVICES

ABOUT US

Vision: 
To enhance the quality of life for individuals and families in our community

Mission: 
To promote and protect the overall well-being and independence of people we serve by providing professional, compassionate and consistent programs and services. 

Values: 
Empathy, Empowerment, Dignity, Respect, Professionalism, Integrity, Collaboration and Fiscal Responsibility

Emergency Contacts

    Ambulance, Fire, Police: Call  9-1-1

    Crisis Text Line: Text “MN” to 741741

    Lake of the Woods Mental Health Mobile Crisis Line:

  • Adult: 800-422-0045
  • Youth: 218-395-0177

    Peer Support:

  • Adult – MN Warmline: 877-404-3190
  • Youth – Teen Hopeline: 877-968-8454

    Poison Control Center: 800-222-1222

    Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255 or Text 838255

    Violence Intervention Project: 800-660-6667 or www.violenceintervention.org

    Salvation Army: 218-634-2642

    Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255

SOCIAL SERVICES INFORMATION

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SOCIAL SERVICES
DIRECTOR

Amy S. Ballard
206 8th Ave SE, Suite #200
amy_b@co.lotw.mn.us

PHONE: 634-2642
FAX: 634-4520

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SATISFACTION SURVEY

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HOURS

The Social Services Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. To file a child protection report after hours, call Law Enforcement at 218-634-1143 or our after hours children’s emergency response number at 218-395-0177. We accept collect calls before 4:30 pm.

COVID
INFO:

As of June 29, 2020 the Lake of the Woods County Government Center and Facilities are open normal hours.

Landfill Hours: 8-4 Monday - Friday and 8-Noon on Saturday and accepting demo now.

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