This institution is an equal opportunity provider
Making an Appointment
To schedule an appointment at the Community Services Office:
Please call your worker directly to schedule.
If you do not know who your worker is or do not have the number,
please call 507-295-5213 for assistance
Reporting Child Abuse or Neglect
Call Nobles Community Services Central Intake 507-295-5213 to file a report of child abuse or neglect Monday –Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm. After hours reports should be made to your local law enforcement.
A guide to child maltreatment screening guidelines in Minnesota.
DHS-5144-ENG Minnesota child maltreatment intake, screening and response path guidelines
Reporting Adult Abuse or Neglect
Call the Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center at 1-844-880-1574
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Public Health Services
Please call our office at 507-295-5213 for assistance or visit our web page for assistance https://www.co.nobles.mn.us/departments/community-services/public-health
Income Maintenance Programs
Cash, SNAP, Emergency assistance and Child Care Assistance (many languages available)
For information and to apply online: https://mnbenefits.mn.gov/
To find forms to complete and send to the agency click here and use the form numbers listed below in the search box: https://edocs.dhs.state.mn.us
Form 3876 - MN Health Care programs for Certain Populations (see list to determine if you meet criteria to use this form)
Form 6696 - MNSure Application for Health Coverage
Form 2402 - Change Report Form (if you have changes to report)
Form 5223 - Combined Application (Cash, SNAP, or Emergency Assistance)
Form 3550 - Child Care Assistance Application
Form 1958 - Application for Child Support Services
Form 2140 - Social Service Application Forms
Child Support Services Information:
Child Care Licensing / Foster Care Licensing
For more information on Child Care or Foster Care Licensing, please use the following links:
Child Care: https://mn.gov/dhs/partners-and-providers/licensing/child-care-and-early-education/
Foster Care: https://www.mnadopt.org/fostering-network/
The Nobles County Community Services Department is a combined Health and Human Service agency committed to strengthening the individuals, families, and communities of Nobles County. Community Service employees are committed to improving the lives of the residents with quality services provided in a respectful, caring, and cost efficient manner through a variety of programs:
Nobles County Community Services
Community Services Director
318 Ninth St.
PO Box 189
Worthington, MN 56187
Main Phone Numbers
(507) 295-5213 (p)
(888) 807-8099 (p)
(507) 372-5094 (f)