Social Services Division

Social Services
The Social Service Center of Goodhue County provide services to people in 2 ways:
  • Direct service provided by the center staff
  • Services purchased from other public and private vendors
Direct Services
Examples of direct services are: 
  • Adult mental health case management 
  • Adult protection
  • Adult Services
  • Chemical Dependency Rule 25 Assessment
  • Child care licensing
  • Child protection
  • Foster care and day care recruitment
  • Licensing and placement
  • Parent Support Outreach Program (PSOP)
  • Step parent adoption
Purchased Services
Examples of purchased services are:
  • Childrens mental health case management
  • Residential treatment for persons with chemical dependency, mental illness, and emotional disturbance