Community Resource Guide

Use United Way 2-1-1 for additional resources.  United Way 2-1-1 is a 24-hour confidential and anonymous informaiton and referral service that provides community referrals in this area.   Contact them by dialing 2-1-1 from a land line and some cell phones; or 1-800-543-7709 from a cell phone; or on the internet at www.211unitedway.org.

Following are some local resources that might be helpful to you.  The area code for listings is 507 unless otherwise noted.  *Denotes United Way of Southwest Minnesota Community Partner for this year.

*1,000 Books Before Kindergarten - available at all libraries in the service area of United Way of Southwest Minnesota or call 507-929-2273 for information
A.C.E. (Advocate, Connect, Educate) of Lyon County 532-1326
*Adult Community Center 107 S 4th St, 537-6109
Adult Basic Education 607 W Main St, 537-7046
*Advance Opportunities 1401 Peterson St, 537-7018
Affiliated Community Medical Center 1521 Carlson St. 532-1101
Alcoholics Anonymous 537-1777
Al-Anon 532-3008
Alzheimers and Related Diseases 537-9131
*American Red Cross serving Southwest Minnesota 387-6664
ARC of Minnesota Southwest 800-427-2895
Beginning Experience 763-1565 or 532-0922
Better Business Bureau 800-646-6222
*Big Buddies of United Community Action Partnership (previously Western Community Action) 537-1416
Birthright 348 W Main St, 532-3660
Boy Scouts, Sioux Council 605-361-2697
Buffalo Ridge A.C.T. 1400 E Lyon St., 537-7899
Camden Park 865-4530
Camp Love’s Embrace www.camplovesembrace.com
Canby Bloodmobile 223-7205
Canby Developmental Achievement Center 110 Fairgrounds St E, Canby, 223-7900
Catholic Charities 866-670-5163
Chambers of Commerce—
  • Balaton 734-2351
  • Canby 223-7775
  • Dawson 320-769-2981
  • Granite Falls 320-564-4039
  • Marshall 532-4484
  • Slayton 836-6902
  • Tracy 629-4021
CHARISM 865-4616
Child Care & Nutrition, Inc. Ivanhoe, 694-1499
ChildCare Aware 866-511-2244
Children’s Home Society and Family Services 800-952-9302
City Offices
  • Balaton City Hall 734-4711
  • Boyd Municipal Building 320-855-2242
  • Canby Administrative Office 223-7295
  • Clarkfield Clerk's Office 320-669-4435
  • Cottonwood Clerk's Office 423-6488
  • Currie City Clerk 763-1540
  • Echo City Clerk's Office 925-4190
  • Fulda Clerk's Office 425-2504
  • Garvin 746-4459
  • Ghent Clerk's Office 428-3214
  • Granite Falls City Offices 320-564-3011
  • Hanley Falls City Clerk 768-3570
  • Hendricks City Administrator 275-3192
  • Ivanhoe City Administrator 694-1738
  • Lake Benton City Office 368-4641
  • Lynd City Hall 865-4514
  • Marshall City Administrator 537-6760
  • Milroy City Office 336-2403
  • Minneota City Clerk's Office 872-6144
  • Porter Fire Hall 296-4454
  • Russell Town Hall 823-4347
  • Slayton City Clerk 836-8534
  • Taunton City Office 872-5950
  • Tracy Clerk Administrator 629-5528
  • Tyler Administrative Office 247-5556
  • Walnut Grove City Clerk 859-2135
  • Westbrook City Hall 274-5110
  • Wood Lake City Clerk's Office 485-3476
Co-Dependents Anonymous 829-8183
Community Plus Program 537-6746; Lincoln County - 694-1813
Community Transit of United Community Action Partnership (previously Western Community Action) 537-7628 (If number is long distance, call 888-658-2448)
Cottonwood County 
  • Court Administrator 831-4551
  • Family Services 831-1891
  • Law Enforcement Center 831-2678
  • RSVP 831-1803
  • Sheriff’s Department 831-1375
  • Veteran’s Services 831-5522
Countryside Public Health 415 9th Ave, Granite Falls, 320-564-3010 or 800-407-3628
*Crime Victim Services of New Horizons Crisis Center 532-5764
Disability Linkage Line 866-333-2466
Downtown Designated Driver 828-5443
Drivers License Applications 537-6724 (Lyon County Govt. Center)
Drivers License Testing 601D Highway 59 N, 537-7024
Early Childhood (ECFE); Early Childhood Screening; and Help Me Grow-Early Childhood Special Education, 401 S Saratoga, 929-2633
Esther's Kitchen by Loaves and Fishes 612-392-5606
Extension Regional Center (U of MN) 1424 E College Dr Suite 100, 337-2800 or 888-241-3261
4-H Extension Programs 500 Fairgrounds Rd, 532-8219
Families Anonymous 532-3008
*Family Services of New Horizons Crisis Center 532-5764
Financial Empowerment Collaborative www.marshallmoney.org
Food Shelves
  • Canby - Prairie Five 223-5471
  • Dawson 320-769-4394
  • Fulda 425-2006
  • *Granite Falls - Neighbors United 320-564-4039
  • Hendricks 275-3843 or 275-3666
  • Ivanhoe-Arco-Hendricks 275-3049
  • Lake Benton 368-9302
  • *Marshall - Kitchen Table of UCAP 537-1416
  • Redwood Falls 627-3653
  • Slayton 836-8098
  • *Tracy - Kitchen Table of UCAP 629-4411
  • Tyler 247-3955
  • Wabasso 342-5204
  • Walnut Grove
  • Westbrook 537-1416
  • Worthington 376-3138; 372-8633
Girl Scouts of MN & WI River Valleys 800-332-4475
G.O.L.D. College-SMSU 1501 State Street, 537-7363
Goodwill Industries 1200 E Main St, 929-0276
Granite Falls Ambulance Special Transportation Service 320-564-6274
Granite Falls Hospital Home Care 320-564-6226
Granite Manor 320-564-3111
Granite Ridge Place 320-564-3382
Greater Minnesota Family Services 320-905-2951
Habilitative Services 109 S 5th St, 532-5366
Habitat for Humanity & Re-Store 300 N US Hwy 59, 929-0371
Head Start of United Community Action Partnership (previously Western Community Action) 537-1416
Hope Harbor, PO Box 26, 537-4525
Housing Authority/Section 8 819 10th St, Worthington, 376-3655
*Imagination Library sponsored by United Way of SW MN, 929-2273
Jefferson Bus Lines 800-451-5333
*Junior Achievement of SW/WC MN 387-9609, www.jaum.org
Lac qui Parle County
  • Court Administrator 320-598-3536
  • Sheriff’s Office 320-598-3720
  • Veteran’s Services 320-598-3445
Libraries
  • Balaton 734-2034
  • Canby 223-5738
  • Clarkfield 320-669-7651
  • Cottonwood 423-6488
  • Dawson 320-769-2069
  • Fulda 425-3277
  • Granite Falls 320-564-3738
  • Ivanhoe 694-1555
  • Lake Benton 368-4641 ext 4
  • Marshall – Lyon County 537-7003
  • Minneota 872-5473
  • Slayton 836-8778
  • Tracy 629-5548
  • Tyler 247-5556
  • Westbrook 274-6174
Lincoln County
  • Court Administrator 694-1505
  • Driver's License 694-1550
  • Public Health 694-1270
  • Region 8 North Welfare 694-1452
  • Sheriff’s Department 694-1664
  • Transportation 694-1813
  • Veteran’s Services 368-4256
Literacy Volunteers of Southwest Minnesota, PO Box 737, 401-7337
Little Cubs Preschool, Marshall, 929-2633
*Living at Home Block Nurse Program Granite Falls, 320-564-3235
*Lutheran Social Services 218-233-7521
Lyon County
  • 4-H and Youth Development 532-8219
  • Court Administrator 607 W Main St, 537-6734
  • Diversion/Probation 607 W Main St, 537-6744
  • Family Daycare Association 532-5746
  • Landfill 865-4615
  • Law Enforcement Center 537-7000
  • Sheriff’s Department 537-7666
  • Veteran’s Services 537-6729
  • Welfare Office - Region 8 537-6747
Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce 532-4484
Marshall Area Special Olympics 384-2926
Marshall Area Transit (WCA) 537-7628
*Marshall Area YMCA 200 S “A” St, 532-9622
*Marshall Community Meal Program by Loaves and Fishes 612-392-5606
Marshall Community Services 344 W Main St, 537-6767
*Marshall United Soccer Association 829-2509
Medical Clinics/Ambulance/Hospitals
  • Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center 300 S Bruce St, 532-9661
  • Home Medical Equipment, 1104 E College Drive, 537-7070
  • Balaton Clinic 551 E Hwy 14, Balaton 734-3456
  • Canby - Sanford Canby Medical Center 223-7221 or 1-800-535-1615
  • Dawson - Johnson Memorial Health Services 320-769-4323
  • Granite Falls Ambulance 911 or 320-564-6274
  • Granite Falls Hospital 320-564-3111
  • Hendricks Hospital Hendricks, 275-3134
  • Ivanhoe Medical Clinic Ivanhoe, 694-1100
  • Murray County Memorial Hospital 2042 Juniper, Slayton, 836-6111
  • Redwood Area Hospital 100 Fallwood Road, 637-4500
  • Tracy - Sanford Tracy Medical Center 629-8400
  • Tyler - Tyler Healthcare Clinic/Avera Health 247-5521
  • Walnut Grove Clinic 400 7th St, Walnut Grove, 859-2157
  • Westbrook Health Center 920 Bell Ave, Westbrook, 274-6121
Mental Health Consumer/Survivor Network of MN 537-0831 or 877-537-0831
Ministerial Association (Marshall Area Churches), 537-1516 - St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church; 532-2429 - First Lutheran Church; 532-3187 - Grace Life Church
Minnesota Care (Health Insurance) 651-657-3672
Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life 532-4351
Minnesota Help www.minnesotahelp.info
Minnesota Workforce Center  607 W Main St
  • Job Services 537-6236
  • Rehabilitation Services 537-7280
  • SW MN Private Industry Council 537-6236
  • State Services for the Blind 537-7114
Minority Advocate at Marshall Public Schools 537-6924
Motor Vehicle Deputy Registrar 302 W Redwood, 532-4643; Tracy, 629-5533
MURL Credit/Housing (WCA) 1400 S Saratoga St, 537-1416
Murray County
  • Court Administrator 836-1121
  • Family Services 836-6144
  • Health Nurse 836-6486
  • Hospice 836-8114
  • License Center 836-1150
  • Narcotics Anonymous 877-767-7676
  • Public Health 836-6148
  • RSVP 836-8705
  • Sheriff’s Department 836-6168
  • Transportation 836-6648
  • Veteran’s Services 836-1169
Narcotics Anonymous 1-877-767-7676
*New Horizons Crisis Center 109 S 5th St, 532-5764
Nobles County
  • Court Administrator 372-8263
  • Family Services/Human Services 295-5213
  • Public Health 295-5360/295-5322
  • Sheriff’s Office 295-5400/372-2136
  • Veteran’s Services 295-5292
Nutrition Program, MAC (Mothers & Children) and NAPS (Seniors) 800-365-0270
Open Door Health 388-2120 www.odhc.org
PFLAG-Buffalo Ridge 929-0583
Post Office 
  • Balaton 734-3721
  • Boyd 320-855-2342
  • Clarkfield 320-669-4807
  • Cottonwood 423-5199
  • Currie 763-3662
  • Fulda 425-2107
  • Ghent 428-3405
  • Granite Falls 320-564-3429
  • Hanley Falls 768-3404
  • Hendricks 275-3557
  • Ivanhoe 694-1556
  • Lynd 865-4523
  • Marshall 532-4937
  • Milroy 336-2498
  • Minneota 872-6382
  • Russell 823-4640
  • Ruthton 658-3374
  • Slayton 836-6890
  • Tracy 629-4260
  • Tyler 247-5484
  • Wabasso 342-5629
  • Walnut Grove 859-2463
*Prairie Five Community Action Council 106 N St Olaf Ave, Canby, 223-5471
*Prairie Five Senior Nutrition, 800-292-5437
*Prairie Home Hospice & Community Care 408 E Main St, Ste  #8, 337-0080
Project SEARCH of SW/WC Service Cooperative
Project Turnabout 1220 Birch St, Marshall, 532-3008; and 660 18th St, Granite Falls, 800-862-1453
Redwood County
  • Court Administration 637-4018
  • Department of Corrections 637-4047
  • Human Services 637-4050
  • License Center 637-4029
  • Probation Officer 637-4047
  • Public Health 637-4041
  • Sheriff 637-4036
  • Veteran’s Services 637-4034
  • Safe at Home 866-723-3035
Salvation Army 326-5017
Senior Advocacy Program Granite Falls, 155 7th Ave, 320-564-0947
*Senior Dining   
  • Boyd 320-855-2242
  • Canby  223-5471
  • Clarkfield Valhalla Apartments 320-669-4648       
  • Cottonwood 423-5432
  • Dawson 320-769-4807
  • Granite Falls 320-564-0947
  • Granite Falls Henry Hill Apartments 320-564-4030
  • Granite Falls Senior Center 320-564-0947
  • Hanley Falls (at the American Legion Bldg) 768-3512
  • Marshall 537-6124
  • Tracy 629-5547
Senior LinkAge Line 800-333-2433
*Service Enterprises, Inc. 700 N 7th St, 532-5503; Redwood Falls 637-3503
Social Security Administration 507 Jewett St, 855-210-0122
Southwest Assistive Technology Network 1420 E College Dr., 537-2252
Southwest Health & Human Services
  • Health Services – Marshall 537-6713; Slayton 836-6486; Ivanhoe 694-1270; Redwood Falls 637-4041
  • Human Services – Marshall 537-6747; Slayton 836-6144; Ivanhoe 694-1452; Redwood Falls 637-4050
Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership Slayton, 836-1614     
Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council 607 W Main St, 537-6987; 800-818-9295
Southwestern Center for Independent Living 109 S 5th St, 532-2221
Spin-Zone www.spin-zone.org, 423-1000
SW/WC Service Cooperative 1420 E College Dr., 537-2240
*Tax Preparation Clinic of United Community Action Partnership (Previously Western Community Action) 537-1416
Taxi, Marshall 829-3055
*The Refuge – A Fresh Start of United Community Action Partnership (previously Western Community Action) 537-1416
Thrift Store 1000 E Southview Dr., 337-2910
Unemployment Insurance 877-898-9090
United Community Action Partnership (previously Western Community Action) 1400 S Saratoga St, 537-1416 or 800-658-2448
United Way 2-1-1 Minnesota 1-800-543-7709
*United Way of Southwest Minnesota 800 E Main St, 929-2273
Veterans Linkage Line 888-546-5838
Welcome Center located at Marshall Middle School, 929-2673
*Wellness Projects of Western Mental Health Center, 532-3236
*Western Community Action (now United Community Action Partnership - see above) 1400 S Saratoga St, 537-1416 or 800-658-2448
*Western Mental Health Center 1212 E College Dr., 532-3236 or 800-658-2429
Western Minnesota Legal Services Willmar, 320-235-9600 or 888-360-3666
*Women’s Rural Advocacy Program (WRAP) 532-9532; Crisis Line, 800-639-2350; 532-2350 (Lyon/Lincoln) Redwood Cty: 637-3610; Yellow Medicine Cty: 320-564-2422
Women of Today 247-3353
WOW Group Monthly support group for widows & widowers, 532-3709
Yellow Medicine County
  • Court Administrator 320-564-3325
  • Family Services 320-564-2211
  • Probation Office 320-564-4924
  • Sheriff’s Office 320-564-5902
  • Veteran’s Services 320-564-3134