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REPORT A PROBLEM

Child abuse or neglect

In an emergency call 9-1-1 to reach your local Law Enforcement agency.

Report Child Abuse


Initial Intervention Unit (IIU)
Duluth
218-726-2012
Fax: 218-725-5118
Email
Initial Intervention Unit (IIU)
Virginia 
218-471-7128
Fax: 218-471-7503
Email


Vulnerable Adult Abuse or Neglect

If an Emergency, call 911

MN Adult Abuse Reporting Center (MAARC) 
844-880-1574


Public Assistance Fraud

Fraud Prevention
218-726-2693
Email

Minnesota Department
of Human Services
(DHS) Hotline

651-431-2650 
800-627-9977


Public Health Nuisance

ADULT SERVICES

Adult Foster Care Licensing

South St. Louis County

Kathy Esson
218-726-2223
Email  

Kim Hoffmockel
218-726-2142
Email  

North St. Louis County

Adam Hancock
218-471-7772
Email


Adult Mental Health Issues

South St. Louis County
218-355-1530

North St. Louis County
218-471-7128
Press 7 For Adult Mental Health


Adult Protection - Report Abuse of a Vulnerable Adult


Aging and Disability Services

To evaluate a child or adult with disabilities and those 65 and older needing help, request a MnCHOICES Assessment

Substance Abuse Concerns

South St Louis County
218-726-2204

North St Louis County 
218-262-6054


Substance Abuse Prevention and Intervention (SAPII Team)

Hibbing
Jeff Polcher
218-262-6045
Email
Virginia
Jana Blomberg
218-471-7613
Email
Duluth
Marcia Gurno
218-726-2169
Email


Matt Johnson
218-726-2294
Email

Alicia Randall
218-726-2481
Email

Veteran Services

Duluth
Phone: 218-725-5285
Fax: 218-723-4678

Ely
Phone: 218-365-8203
Fax: 218-365-8205
Hibbing
Phone: 218-262-6090
Fax: 218-262-2093
Virginia
Phone: 218-749-7110
Fax: 218-749-0670


BUSINESS SERVICES

Contract Services Representatives

Children & Family Services, Children’s Mental Health, Financial Assistance Services, Child Support Services, Drug Testing, Public Health, Administrative and Public Service Contract


Abigail Schaefer
218-725-5015
Email

Adult Services-Waivers & Housing Support, Adult Mental Health, Chemical Dependency, Homeless, SILS & DT&H

Eric Blomstrom
218-726-2143
Email

Out-of-County Contracts
Pam Moline
218-726-2045 
Email

Supervisor
Janet Nilsen
218-726-2053 
Email


CHILDREN'S AND FAMILY SERVICES

Child Care Assistance
Child Care Licensing

218-726-2064 
Email

Children's Intellectual Disability

MnCHOICES Intake 218-726-2366


Children's Mental Health

All requests for services for children and families are made by calling the Initial Intervention Unit (IIU). Talk to the screener about your concerns and interest in Children's Mental Health services.

South St Louis County
218-726-2012
Email
North St Louis County
218-471-7128
Email


Child Protection

In an emergency call 9-1-1 to reach your local Law Enforcement agency.

Report Child Abuse


Initial Intervention Unit (IIU)
Duluth

Phone: 218-726-2012
Fax: 218-725-5118
Email

Initial Intervention Unit (IIU)
Virginia 

Phone: 218-471-7128
Fax: 218-471-7503
Email


Child Support

Virginia
218-749-7126


Family Support Services

800-450-9777

Choose your city (Duluth, Ely, Hibbing, Virginia)
Select Option 1 for 'All Social Services Programs'
Select Option 2 'to report suspected abuse of a child'
OR
Select Option 6 for 'Children and Family Services'


Foster Care Licensing

North St Louis County
Jessie Schunk
218-471-7793
Email

Joan Summers
218-726-2228
Email 

South St Louis County:

Joan Summers
218-726-2228
Email

Susan Sickler
218-726-2228
Email


FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Cash and Food Assistance


Child Care Assistance

Phone: 218-726-2400
Fax: 218-733-2992
Email


Child Support

Virginia
218-471-7126


County Burial


Health Care Assistance


Report Public Assistance Fraud

Fraud Prevention
218-726-2693
Email
Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) Hotline
651-431-2650
800-627-9977


HOMELESS SERVICES

United Way 2-1-1

If you are homeless or at risk of being homeless, call 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with an assessor who will help you find housing options

STREET OUTREACH TEAM

If you are concerned about someone who is homeless, contact street outreach.

24 hour hotline: 218-461-8505
Deb Holman:  8:00am-8:00pm

Website


PUBLIC HEALTH

General Public Health Information


Women Infants & Children (WIC)