The Freeborn County Department of Human Services is committed to meeting the needs of all people in Freeborn County.
Our office is open to the public from 8:00 – 5:00 Monday through Friday.
The Freeborn County Department of Human Services & Freeborn County Mental Health Center are providers of health care services. Please stay home if you are sick.
Appointments are encouraged, as many services are available remotely or in-person. Please call your worker directly or you may call our office at 507-377-5400 if you have questions about your financial, child support, or social services case.
We continue to provide all services through means of telephone and video calls whenever appropriate.
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:
Many services provided through the Freeborn County Mental Health Center are still being provided through telehealth.
While individuals are able to utilize therapy, psychiatric, and chemical health services through telehealth during this time, you should contact your provider or worker if you feel you need a face-to-face appointment.
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
Peer Support Connection Warmline
Peer-to-peer telephone support that’s safe and supportive
Call or text 844-739-6369 between 5 p.m. and 9 a.m.
The National Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
CRISIS (274747) from a cell phone to talk to professionals who can help.
The National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
Minnesota Farm and Rural Helpline: Call 833-600-2670
A service of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture https://www.mda.state.mn.us/about/mnfarmerstress
Coping with COVID: https://mn.gov/dhs/crisis/
An online resource developed by Minnesota DHS
Tools 2 Thrive: https://www.mhanational.org/mental-health-month
This website focuses on resources to reduce stress and anxiety.
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.