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    LSS offers services in more than 300 locations in all areas of the state. 

    To find contact information for services available in your local area, enter your zip code or county.  Narrow your search results by selecting services for children and families, people with disabilities, or older adults. 


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    Behavioral & Mental Health Services

    In-office and community based mental health counseling for individuals, couples, and families to help them develop stability and wellness.

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  • Please call to schedule an appointment at a location near you.

    Camp Noah

    The camp curriculum is specifically designed to help children process their experience with disaster and grief in a safe, supportive, and caring atmosphere that also offers fun and recreation at a time of intense stress.

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  • email Camp Noah

    Energy Assistance Program

    Helps moderate and low-income households in Crow Wing County pay winter heating bills while working to lower their energy costs and improve safety.

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  • Serving residents of Crow Wing County

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  • Serving residents of Crow Wing County

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    Financial Counseling

    Debt management plans, budget counseling, financial education, home financing counseling, foreclosure prevention, and bankruptcy counseling provided by certified credit counselors.

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  • Services provided by phone or in offices located throughout the state.

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    Homeless Youth Services

     Services for homeless, runaway and street-involved youth including street outreach, counseling support, shelter, and connection to supportive adults and community resources.

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  • Street Outreach Program

    Services for homeless, runaway and street-involved youth including counseling support, shelter, and connection to supportive adults and community resources.

    Lakes area

  • Transitional Housing for Youth

    Offers a continuum of holistic services to runaway, homeless and street-involved youth by providing outreach on the streets, counseling support, shelter, and connection to supportive adults.

    Transitional housing located in the Brainerd Lakes Area.

    Housing Services

    Continuum of permanent and transitional housing and support services to help families obtain and maintain affordable housing.

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  • Energy Assistance Program

    Helps moderate and low-income households in Crow Wing County meet their immediate home energy needs.Helps low-income residents in Crow Wing county pay winter heating bills while working to lower their energy costs and improve safety.

    www.lssmn.org/energyassistance

    email Energy Assistance
  • Transitional and Permanent Housing

    Permanent and temporary housing with supportive services to help families experiencing homelessness or special needs.


    email housing services

    Infant Adoption Awareness Training Program (IAATP)

    Training approved by DHHS for health care, social service, and community professionals to increase their knowledge and skills in counseling adoption as an option.

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  • Training scheduled throughout the calendar year across the state of Minnesota.

    email IAATP coordinator

    In-Home and Semi-Independent Living Support Services

    Support services for people with disabilities living with their family or on their own.

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    Meals for Seniors

    Nutritious, low-cost meals for seniors 60 years or older provided at Community Dining Centers, Diners Clubs and delivered to home-bound seniors.

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  • Congregate Dining Centers

    Country Kitchen , 7788 Fairview Road , Baxter, MN 56425

  • Lakes Area Senior Center, 803 Kingwood , Brainerd , MN 56401

  • Brainerd Oakcrest, 2106 Spruce Drive #131, Brainerd, MN 56401

  • Northstar Apartments, 410 E. River Road, Brainerd, MN 56401

  • Home Delivery Meals on Wheels

    Lakes Area Senior Center, 803 Kingwood , Brainerd , MN 56401

  • Brainerd Oakcrest, 2106 Spruce Drive #131, Brainerd, MN 56401

  • Northstar Apartments, 410 E. River Road, Brainerd, MN 56401

    NuVantage Employee Resource

    Services to assist organizations in the identification and resolution of problems that can impact the work performance and personal well-being of employees and their families.

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  • email NuVantage

    Pregnancy Counseling and Birthparent Services

    Respectful, comprehensive, and non-directive decision making counseling services to women and couples facing unplanned pregnancies.

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  • email Pregnancy Counseling

    Residential Services for People with Disabilities

    Safe, stable living environments with the supports needed to fully participate in and contribute to community life.

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  • Services located in Baxter and Brainerd, MN.

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    Residential Services for People with Disabilities

    Comfortable homes, professional staff and support services for people with disabilities that meet the unique needs of each resident.

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  • Residential Services for People with Disabilities

    Comfortable homes, professional staff and support services for people with disabilities that meet the unique needs of each resident. 


    email Personal Support Services

    Self Directed Support Services

    Partners in Community Supports (PICS) helps participants coordinate the financial processing and billing tasks involved with Self Directed Services for people with disabilities including Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS), Consumer Support Grant (CSG), Licensed Personal Supports, and the private pay option.

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  • email PICS

    Senior Corps Foster Grandparents and Senior Companions

    Seniors age 55 or older volunteer as Foster Grandparents tutoring and mentoring children or as Senior Companions helping seniors live independently.

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  • Senior Corps volunteers provide companionship or mentoring services in their local community.

    email Senior Corps

    Veteran and Military Family Support Services

    Free and confidential support for Veterans, military members, and their families; deployment and reintegration support, debt management and bankruptcy counseling, family and relationship counseling, and more.

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    Youth Services

    Comprehensive range of services for youth, including transitional housing, support groups and independent living skills.

  • Street Outreach Program

    Services for homeless, runaway and street-involved youth including counseling support, shelter, and connection to supportive adults and community resources.

    Lakes area

  • Transitional Housing for Youth

    Offers a continuum of holistic services to runaway, homeless and street-involved youth by providing outreach on the streets, counseling support, shelter, and connection to supportive adults.

    Transitional housing located in the Brainerd Lakes Area.