Social & Health Services

  1. Adult Protection Services

    Clay County Social Services, as an agent of the State of Minnesota, Department of Human Services, is authorized to investigate the abuse, neglect and exploitation of a vulnerable adult. It is the policy of the State of Minnesota to provide safe environments and services for vulnerable adults and to provide protective services for those who have been maltreated.

  2. ATOD Regional Prevention Center

    Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs (ATOD) support local communities in the prevention of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse.

  3. Child & Family Services

    The purpose of Child & Family Services is to protect and ensure permanency for children and to preserve and strengthen families through sensitive, effective, and appropriate use of resources.

  4. Child and Teen Checkups

    Read about child and teen check up outreach.

  5. Child Support Services

    The Child Support Unit establishes and enforces court orders for child support, child care, and medical support (health insurance / medical benefits.)

  6. Clinic

    See what services the clinic offers.

  7. Detoxification

    The Clay County Public Health offers a detox service.

  8. Family Service Center

    Rent a meeting room or office space inside the former St. Ansgar Hospital.

  9. Immunizations

    Clay County Public Health uses state-supplied vaccine and offers immunization for all qualifying Minnesota children and adults.

  10. Medical Reserve Corps

    The Medical Reserve Corps provides assistance during public health emergencies and events.

  11. Mental Health Services

    Clay County Social Services is responsible for assuring that an array of mental health services for adults and children is available for citizens of Clay County per the Minnesota Comprehensive Mental Health Act.

  12. Nutrition Education

    Find a list of food safety tips, visit helpful resources about weight management and calories, physical activity, and more.

  13. Personal Care Assistant

    Review helpful resources for family health.

  14. Public Health

    Clay County Public Health has provided services to Clay County residents since 1969.

  15. Substance Abuse Services

    The county or tribal agency determines the recipient's need for treatment by conducting a Chemical Use Assessment and also determines whether the recipient is eligible to have their treatment paid for using public funds.

  16. WIC

    Read about programs for women, infants, and children.

  17. Welfare Fraud & County Collections

    The Welfare Fraud Unit is responsible for investigating possible instances of fraud for all public assistance programs. The investigators handle both front end and back end investigations. The Collections Unit is responsible for collecting county debt, working closely with Financial Workers on the collection of overpayments of public assistance funds and on probate issues for Medical Assistance.