Wadena County
415 Jefferson St So
Wadena, MN  56482

County Human Services
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Tanya Leskey

The Wadena County Human Services department includes: 

  • Social Services
  • Financial and Medical Services
  • Child Support
  • Referral Services
Agency LINKS

2014-2015 Child Care Plan

Social Services
  • Child protection services such as prevention, assessment, intervention, and resolution of child abuse and neglect
  • Mental Health services such as case management, maintenance and support of mentally ill
  • Chemical Dependency services which include assessment, treatment, referral and support of addicted persons
  • Developmentally Disabled services such as case management, support and living arrangements
  • Day Care licensing and supervision
  • Child Care Assistance Program
  • Foster Care licensing and supervision
  • Elder Care which includes prevention of nursing home placements by in-home service to the elderly

Financial and Medical Support

  • MFIP (Minnesota Family Investment Program)
  • MA (Medical Assistance)
  • GAMC (General Assistance Medical Care)
  • MSA (Minnesota Supplemental Aid)
  • GRH (Group Residential Housing)
  • Food Support -  http://www.dhs.state.mn.us/main/id_002555
  • GA (General Assistance)

Child Support

  • Child Support provides Paternity and Child Support Establishment, Medical Support, and Child-Care Reimbursement.

Referral Services

  • Referral services to various agencies such as halfway houses, supported employment, mental health units, etc.

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Quick Contacts

Wadena County
415 Jefferson St So
Wadena, MN  56482

Auditor's Office
Phone:  218-631-7650
Fax:  218-631-7652

Court Administration

Public Health
22 Dayton Ave SE
Wadena, MN  56482
Phone:  218-631-7629

Highway Department
221 Harry & Rich Drive
Wadena, MN  56482
Phone:  218-631-7636
Fax:  218-631-7638

Human Services
124 1st Street SE
Wadena, MN  56482
Phone:  218-631-7605
Fax:  218-631-7616