Public Health

Public Health provides services that assure a strong public health system, promote healthy families, communities, and help all people get quality health services.

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Social Services

Social Services provides services that include special needs for adults, children, family services, and senior services.

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Child Support

Child Support services assist in parentage, establishing and enforcing orders and processes.

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Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance services determine eligibility for services ranging from cash assistance, food support, health care and emergency assistance.

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Latest News

Office Closures on Monday, February 8

Good morning! Due to blizzard conditions across the region, all Southwest Health and Human Services … [Read More...]

Office Closures on Tuesday, February 2

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Current Issues

Join Minnesota Dental Association’s Annual ‘Give Kids a Smile’ Event – February 5 and 6, 2016

tooth-brush-2-1173234-639x424Mark your calendars, Friday and Saturday, February 5 and 6, 2016, the Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) is hosting its annual charitable event called “Give Kids a Smile.”  [Read More…]

Tobacco treatment free for Minnesotans on Medical Assistance starting 2016

New Year’s resolutions to quit smoking will be a little easier for those on Medicaid

Keeping that New Year’s resolution to quit smoking may be easier in 2016, since tobacco treatment medication for Minnesotans on Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare will be completely free starting Jan. 1, 2016. [Read More…]

Upcoming Events

  1. Southwest Health and Human Services Offices closed

    February 15 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  2. Breastfeeding Support Group

    February 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  3. Foster Parent Training

    February 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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