Family Services

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 provides services with respect, compassion, and accountability.

Social Services Available

  • Child and Adult Protection
  • Children’s and Adult Mental Health
  • Child Care and Foster Care Licensing
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Senior Services
  • Chemical Dependency

Financial Services Available

  • Food Support
  • Cash Assistance
  • Health Care
  • Long-Term Care
  • Child Care Assistance
  • Child Support

Emergency: 911
Farm & Rural Hotline: (833) 600-2670
Crisis Text Line: Text MN to 741741

Contact Information

Big Stone County Family Service Center
340 2nd St NW
P.O. Box 338 (mailing)
Ortonville, MN 56278
(T) (320) 839-2555   lighter background just right
(F) (320) 839-3966

Open 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday

FNS Nondiscrimination Statement

*Family Services has a locked dropbox available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week which is located outside our building near the front door if you need to drop off paperwork.