Human Services

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2019 Annual Report

Please click on the link below the image to view the full 2019 report along with more information pertaining to it’s program area.


Click here:  2019 Human Services Annual Report

COVID-19 Notice

While the building will be closed to the public, services and operation hours will continue to be provided through phone (218-998-8150), email ( and appointment if deemed necessary.
You may drop your applications/paperwork off in the drop box outside of the Government Service Center in Fergus Falls or the New York Mills Office or by mail.

Apply Online

Additional Community Resources

Here are links you may find helpful regarding COVID 19 in communities within Otter Tail County

Child Maltreatment

Business hours (Monday – Friday; 8:00am-4:30pm): 218-998-8150
After hours and holidays: OTC Sheriff’s Office: 218-998-8555

Adult Maltreatment

Contact the MN Adult Abuse Reporting Center (MAARC): 844-880-1570

Other Assistance

Economic Assistance/Healthcare Programs: 218-998-8281


Our department’s mission is to provide an array of financial and social services to families and individuals to help maintain or enhance the quality of life for all persons served. Our agency staff directly provides over 27 different programs and we contract with many other agencies throughout the county to provide a variety of programs.

Our staff includes social workers, financial workers, child support officers, case aides, office support staff and accounting technicians. To find out more, please scroll down or visit us at any of the locations.

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