It is the mission of the Carlton County Public Health and Human Services Family Social Services Unit to promote the safety, dignity, and self-sufficiency of children and families within this community. This goal supports the right of self-determination, respects diversity, and promotes family preservation by providing an array of services to families and children in cooperation with other community resources.
To report suspected maltreatment of a child, you can complete the Make a Report of Suspected Maltreatment form and fax it to the appropriate agency. You can also call Public Health & Human Services and ask to speak with the on-call social worker to make a report.
Carlton County Public Health and Human Services provides adoption services through our Family Unit, which include referrals for home studies for families interested in adoption of older children with physical disabilities and/or emotional difficulties.
Carlton County Public Health and Human Services offers assistance to Carlton County residents wishing to become licensed to provide child foster care in their home.
Carlton County Public Health and Human Services offers assistance to Carlton County residents wishing to become licensed to provide child care in their home.
Family Assessment is a program that responds to concerns about child abuse and neglect by ensuring children are safe, avoiding negative labels for parents, setting aside the issue of fault, and working with families in identifying their needs and providing services and resources that match the family's needs.
Services that ensure the responses to concerns of harm, risk, or neglect of children.