Family Services

lqp family servicesThe Lac qui Parle County Family Service Center, dba Lac qui Parle County Family Services, provides social and financial services throughout the entire county in partnership with the federal government, state, and other public, private, and community agencies. Lac qui Parle County Family Services is a county agency directed by law to assist county residents whose personal or family resources are not adequate to meet their basic human needs. It is committed to helping them attain the maximum degree of self-sufficiency consistent with their individual capacities. To these ends, Lac qui Parle County Family Services will promote the dignity, safety, and rights of the individual, and will assume public accountability and trust through responsible use of available resources. 

Lac qui Parle County Family Service Center was first established in 1937 under the direction of Violet Eckstrom. The agency is now directed by Joel Churness who has served the county for over 30 years. Currently, Lac qui Parle County Family Services houses 24 employees. For more information on the services provided, click on Services.

Contact

Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
PO Box 7, 930 First Avenue
Madison, MN 56256

Email: familyservices@co.lac-qui-parle.mn.us
Phone: (320) 598-7594
Fax: (320) 598-7597