Description of Services:
Adult Protection : This program provides services to vulnerable
individuals including frail, elderly and disabled individuals. These
individuals may be experiencing difficulty protecting themselves and
obtaining basic needs of food, shelter, clothing and/or medical care.
Reports of vulnerable adults are received and investigated and services
are provided as needed. Services are provided with a goal of eliminating
neglect, abuse and exploitation of vulnerable individuals. Services are
focused on safety and well-being and may include guardianships,
residential placement, home health services or adult daycare/respite
Agency staff collaborates with home health care providers,
community health, law enforcement
agencies and other providers of services to the senior and disabled
To report a concern regarding a vulnerable adult,
please refer to the following phone numbers:
Office hours (8:00 am - 4:30 pm): 218-847-5628 ext. 5382
After hours/weekends/holidays: 701-235-3620
Services to Seniors : Long-term consultation services are
provided which include providing information and education to the
general public regarding availability of services for individuals with
long term care and chronic care needs.
Assessments are done to determine health, social and psychological needs
and assistance is provided to identify services needed to support and
maintain individuals in the least restrictive environment.
Information if provided on eligibility for health care programs and
recommendations are made on community services that are available and a
community support plan is developed. Preadmission screenings are done
to determine the need for nursing facility level of care and assistance
is provided to help individuals transition back to the community from
To receive information on the above services or any other questions
regarding services for seniors, call 218/847-5629, Ext. 5339 or ask for
Developmental Disabilities and Related Conditions : This
program provides services to developmentally disabled children and
adults to promote self sufficiency, independence and community
integration with services provided in the least restrictive setting.\
Services are based on needs and preferences of the consumer and provide
opportunities for development and exercise of age appropriate skills,
decision-making and choice, personal advocacy and communication.
Services include residential services, sheltered employment, independent
living skills training, respite care and information and referral. Case
management services are provided to assist in assessing individuals’
needs, to arrange for services, to develop case plans and monitor
To request services or receive additional information, call 218/847-5628
and ask for Adult Intake.
Becker County Workshop : The Becker County Workshop provides
sheltered employment and training for individuals with disabilities and
barriers to competitive employment. The Workshop operates under a
special certificate from the US Department of Labor.
Individuals with developmental disabilities and/or mental health issues
are eligible for services provided through the Workshop. Services are
provided on sight and in the community and these include supported
employment, vocational evaluation, placement and job coaching.
Employees are paid a wage based on their productivity.
Funding for the Workshop is provided by Becker County Human Services.
For more information call 218/846-0691 or 218/847-5628 and ask for Adult