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Community Services

KOOCHICHING COUNTY COMMUNITY SERVICES
 
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 

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  State of Minnesota Cold Weather Rule
 
2014-2015 Child Care Assistance Plan  
Child Maltreatment Guidelines
Dept. of Human Services Public Food Support Information
Guardianship / Conservatorship
  Koochiching County Human Services EEOAA Guidelines
  2014-2015 Koochiching MFIP Biennial Service Agreement
MISSION  
  Koochiching County Community Services is directed by law to protect vulnerable adults and children, to help the elderly and disabled, and to assist those citizens whose personal or family resources are not adequate to meet their basic human needs. In partnership with other public and private agencies, we are committed to help our citizens to attain the maximum degree of self-sufficiency consistent with their individual capabilities. To these ends, we will promote the dignity, safety and rights of the individual; we will work to strengthen the family; and we will assure public accountability and trust through responsible use of available resources.  
SOCIAL SERVICES  
 

Child Protection

 
 

Developmental Disabilities

 
 

Dependent Children

 
 

Mental Health (Adult & Children)

 
 

Adult Protection

 
 

Chemical Dependency

 
 

Adult Foster Care Licensing

 
 

Child Foster Care Licensing

 
 

Day Care Licensing

 
 

Information and Referral

 
FINANCIAL SERVICES  
 

Medical Assistance

 
 

Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP)

 
 

General Assistance

 
 

EBT – Food Benefits

 
 

Emergency Assistance for Employment/Training

 
 

Minnesota Supplemental Aid (MSA)

 
CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES  
 

Paternity Establishment

 
Obligation Establishment:

 

Child Support
  Medical
  Child Care
Obligation Modifications
Enforcement & Collection
Interstate Actions 
 
     
    
 
   
Reception Main
Phone: 218 283-7000
Toll-Free: 1-800-950-4630  
Fax: 218 283-7013
 
Terry Murray - Director
  Phone: 218 283-7018  
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Tracy Podpeskar - Fiscal Supervisor
  Phone: 218 283-7075  
  Email:  
 
Jane Besch - Office Services Supervisor
  Phone: 218 283-7071  
  Email:  
 
Kathy Howdahl - Child Support Supervisor
  Phone: 218 283-7000  
  Email:  
 
Val Long - Financial Assistance Supervisor
  Phone: 218 283-7000  
  Email:  
 
Kathy LaFrance - Social Services Supervisor
  Phone: 218 283-7000  
  Email:  
 
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