Family Services

Big Stone County Family Service Center
Pam Rud, Director
340 2nd St NW
PO Box 338
Ortonville MN 56278-0338
General Phone Number:  320-839-2555
Fax:  320-839-3966
TDD:  320-830-6161

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 am to 4:00 pm

"An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer"

It is the mission of Big Stone County Family Services to enhance the quality of life and self-sufficiency of individuals and families in need of financial and social services.

We provide advocacy, leadership, planning, and delivery of these services in partnership with local and statewide organizations, both public and private.

Our committed staff is dedicated to providing services with respect, compassion and accountability.

Family Services has a locked drop box available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 
During business hours, the drop box is checked three times a day.
Items dropped off during non-business hours, will be removed the next business day.
It is located outside our building near our front door.

The agency has a public access computer station available for the sole purpose of applying for
public assistance benefits including accessing MNsure and
the Department of Employment and Economic Development (Unemployment).
If you wish to use the public computer, please ask at the front desk.
To contact our agency, please click on Contact Us on the left navigation column.

Click on News & Events for current happenings. 

Minnesota Department of Human Services

Text MN to 741741 for Crisis Help

A new Farm & Rural Helpline is now available to Minnesota farmers and rural residents. The service, funded by the MN Department of Agriculture (MDA), is free, confidential, and open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 
CALL TOLL FREE:   1-833-600-2670

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