Adult protection assessments and services; adult mental health case management; developmentally disabled adults and children services; family based counseling and parenting education; adult chemical dependency assessments; etc.
·Mental Health and EAP Services – Counseling/diagnostic services for individuals, couples, and families. Gambling Outreach Counseling & Treatment – Education, intervention, diagnosis, counseling, and outpatient treatment for persons and families affected by gambling problems.
·Amber Wing is a Center for Youth and Family Well-being
1610 Cloquet Ave, Cloquet, MN
·The Outreach Center’s mission is to provide a safe and supportive environment for individuals with mental health issues. The Center is open to all adult residents of Carlton County but primarily focuses on the needs of individuals with mental illness.
·Information/Education, Recreational and Socialization Events, Women’sGroup, Men’s Group, Bingo, Craft Group, Employment Opportunities for Consumers, Meal Program Twice a Week
Cloquet – 1315 Harner Ln (878-1364)
Moose Lake – 924 Lakeshore Dr (485-4889)
·An adult foster care treatment program for the mentally ill
·Licensing of Adult Foster Care Homes – Provides home inspection, background checks, and education training for prospective foster parents
·Adult Protection – Provides assessment and protective social services for the purpose of preventing further maltreatment and to safeguard the welfare of maltreated vulnerable adults
·Adult Mental Health – Provides assessment, intake, information and referral, and case management for individuals with mental health issues
·Chemical Dependency – Provides evaluation of drug and alcohol use and is a referral for multiple services
·Developmental Disabilities – Provides case management services to persons with developmental disabilities ages birth to adult and to assist individuals in gaining access to needed social, medical, education, and other support and services.
·Adoption Services for “Minnesota Waiting Children” – Provides home studies for families who are interested in adoption of older children with physical disabilities and/or emotional difficulties
·Alternative Response Program – Provides family assessment approach to examine child safety and maltreatment risks but also to identify family strengths and needs
·Children’s Mental Health Case Management – Provides services to address needs of youth with severe emotional disturbances and their families to obtain the supportive services needed to help youth reach their full potential
·Child Protection/Child Welfare Services – Provides government mandated services that ensure response to concerns of harm or risk to children
·Court-ordered Custody Evaluations – Provides evaluation and recommendations when divorcing parents are unable to agree on a custody plan for their children
·Diversion Program (Crisis Counseling/Parent Support) – Provides crisis counseling and intervention services to families experiencing difficulties with children and teens
·Family-based Services – Provides free parenting education and counseling for families in their homes
Family/School Support Program – Provides family friendly supportive services to families with children in schools, communities or in the home. Licensing of Child Foster Care Homes – Provides home inspection, background checks, and education training for prospective foster parents.
Licensing Family Day Care Homes – Provides licensing as Minnesota law requires persons to be licensed if providing care for children from more than one family unrelated to the provider.
Cash Assistance Programs – General Assistance, Minnesota Family Investment Program, Minnesota Supplemental Aid, Group Residential Housing.
Minnesota Health Care Programs – General Assistance/Medical Care, Medical Assistance, Minnesota Care, QMB/SLMB, Prescription Drug Program Food Stamp Program – Provides food costs and emergency assistance program for eligible families facing evictions, utility shut-offs, etc.
Child Care Assistance – Provides help with cost of child care for eligible families.
Adults with Disabilities
509 Carlton Ave, Cloquet, MN
424 W Superior St, Suite 201, Duluth, MN
Carlton County Public Health & Adult Social Services
Therapeutic horseback riding for people with disabilities
915 – 18th St, Cloquet, MN
Special Education – Child Find
Northern Lights Special Education Cooperative
509 Carlton Av, Cloquet, MN
A program for parents who are concerned about their child’s development. Child Find provides FREE educational and developmental screening for children who have delays or disorders, regardless of severity, that may prevent them from learning. The goal of the program is to identify and evaluate all preschool-aged children with special needs as early as possible. Early intervention and advanced planning helps ensure easier transitions into elementary school programs. Connecting families and services for young children (birth to age five) with special needs. Child Find serves the following school districts: Barnum, Carlton, Cloquet, Cromwell/Wright, Esko, Fond du Lac, Hermantown, Lake Superior, Moose Lake, Proctor, and Wrenshall.