Human Services

Effective 3/18/2020, all Freeborn County offices are closed to the public in response to the Emergency Situation Protocol policies put in place regarding Covid-19. We are committed to continued service in order to meet the needs of the people of Freeborn County during this difficult and confusing time.

Please call our office at 507-377-5400 if you have questions about your financial, child support, or social services case.


Economic Assistance:


To apply for CASH, FOOD, EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE or CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE, please visit: https://applymn.dhs.mn.gov

To apply for Health Care, please visit: https://www.mnsure.org/

*If you are someone who is elderly, disabled or in a nursing home, you or someone authorized to act on your behalf should call the office at 507-377-5400 so a health care application can be mailed to you.


Photos of verifications and documents for eligibility purposes can be sent as an email attachment to: IM.DHS@co.freeborn.mn.us

 

Safety and Protection:


To make a Child Protection Report, please call 507-377-5400 and ask to speak with Child Protection Intake. 

To make an Adult Protection Report, please call: 1-844-880-1574

Crime Victims Crisis Center: Call 507-377-5460


Mental Health Center:


 To speak with someone in our Mental Health Center, please contact our office at 507-377-5400.  Currently, we are able to provide mental health support via telephone or video calls, if available.

To speak with someone about chemical health services, please contact our office at 507-377-5400.


Additional Support, Information, and Resources:


South Central Warm Line / Crisis Line 1-877-399-3040  www.sccbi.info

National Alliance for Mental Health 1-888-626-4435  www.namimn.org

The National Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

The National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

EMERGENCY: 911

Mission Statement



The mission of Freeborn County Department of Human Services is to meet basic needs, promote self-sufficiency, assist and protect vulnerable persons and preserve families through the efficient and cost effective delivery of both statutorily required and other services authorized by the Agency Board.