Health & Human Services

Goodhue County Health & Human Services' (GCHHS) mission is to "Promote, Protect and Strengthen the Health of Individuals, Families and Communities".  In partnership with local service providers, regional, state, and federal partners, GCHHS provides a wide range of services.  These include educating people through public health efforts, providing safety & protection to the most vulnerable children and adults, providing care for addictions and mental health, and enabling people in Goodhue County to live independently.

The GCHHS Department consists of three service divisions:
 
Economic Assistance
     See what economic assistance services are available
 
Public Health Division
    Discover the various public health services available in Goodhue County
 
Social Services Division
      Find out what services are available in Goodhue County

Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center (MAARC)
Effective July 1st, 2015 Minnesota has a new central system for reporting suspected maltreatment of vulnerable adults.  

> State-wide common entry point available 24/7
> 844-880-1574 is the toll-free phone number for the general public
> Website access for mandated reporters is https://mn.gov/dhs/reportadultabuse/

For more information go to https://mn.gov/dhs/adult-protection/