Human Services includes the Elder Services Program, Victim Services, Elder Abuse Program, Women’s Shelter, Sexual Assault Program, Community Advocates, Food Distribution, Food Shelf, Emergency Loan Program, Waivered Services, and Family Services.
The Food Distribution Program (FDPIR/Commodities) has a new cellphone number. Send requests/orders to Lorelei Benjamin at 320-630-8362.
The services provided by Elder Services are Social Nutrition, Congregate and Home Delivery, Elder/Disabled Energy Program, Information and Referrals, Advocacy and Outreach on Elder Services only, Elder Activities and Educational Conferences, and Wisdom Steps.
To apply for the lunch program, contact the Elder Services Office or pick up a one-page application at any of the Assisted Living Units in one of the Mille Lacs Band outer three districts.
The Elder Energy Program was designed to provide MLB Elders/disabled with financial assistance to pay their utilities if they fall behind financially and have exhausted the State Energy Program.
To apply for the Energy Program, contact the Elder Energy Technician or pick up an application at any of the Assisted Living Units in one of the Mille Lacs Band districts listed. If you are pre-enrolled or have been a participant, applications will be mailed to you automatically annually.
24/7 Crisis Line
Sexual Assault Advocate
Women’s Shelter Office
Women’s Shelter Manager
Elder Abuse Advocate
Victims of Crime Coordinator
Domestic Abuse Transformation Program