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 to assist individuals in need.
Roles and Responsibilities
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.
Today, Lac qui Parle County Family Services employs around 25 staff members who serve the over 6,000 county citizens.
Family Services provides a wide range of social services including services to adults, children and families, daycare licensing, foster care, chemical abuse/dependency, disability waiver services, mental health, and financial services.