Emergency Services

Immediate Emergency Assistance
Fire, Police, Ambulance, Sheriff
Contact: 911

Red Lake County Sheriff's Office
Contact: 218.253.2996

Social Services
Red Lake County Social Services’ mission is to effectively and efficiently deliver essential services to families and individuals so they can achieve their potential through active community participation and to protect, promote and improve the health and quality of life in Red Lake County.
Agency: Red Lake County Social Services
Contact: 218.253.4131

Emergency Financial Services
Financial Assistance is available for families or adults who are in emergency situations including energy related expenses, rent eviction, foreclosure, utility disconnection, food, child care, transportation and work clothing and supplies.
Agency: Red Lake County Social Services
Contact: 218.253.4131

Emergency Services
Emergency services may provide direct financial services for persons facing: rent eviction, foreclosure, utility disconnection, security deposits or 1st months rent. Minimal assistance is also available for food, child care, transportation and work clothing and supplies. The purpose of these programs is to stabilize families in their home or re-house families that are homeless.
Agency: Inter-County Community Council
Contact: 1.888.778.4008

Red Lake County Emergency Management
Emergency Management is responsible for the four basic phases involved in a disaster: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.
Agency: Red Lake County Emergency Management
Contact: 218.253.2996

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
If you feel you are in a crisis, whether or not you are thinking about killing yourself, please call the Lifeline. People have called us for help with substance abuse, economic worries, relationship and family problems, sexual orientation, illness, getting over abuse, depression, mental and physical illness, and even loneliness.
Agency: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Contact: 1.800.273.TALK (8255)

24-Hour Crisis Line
Crisis Call Center's 24-hour crisis line is to provide a safe, non-judgmental source of support for individuals in any type of crisis. In addition to the crisis hotline, crisis intervention is also available through text message. Services include: 24-hour help hotline, suicide prevention, child abuse reporting, elder abuse reporting, substance abuse and additional resources.
Contact: 1.800.282.5005

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance
Known locally as fuel assistance, this program helps income eligible households with their home energy bills. Assistance may include bill payment assistance, emergency assistance and energy related home repairs – fixing or replacing furnaces for those families that own their home.
Agency: Inter-County Community Council
Contact: 1.888.778.4008

Domestic Violence Advocacy
24 hour crisis call toll-free line, assistance with protection orders, accompaniment to court proceedings, referral to other local agencies for legal and health issues, safety planning, and group support sessions. All services free and confidential.
Agency: Violence Intervention Project
Contact: 1.800.660.6667

Sexual Assault Advocacy
24 hour crisis call toll-free line, accompaniment to sexual assault Emergency Room exam, support during legal proceedings, referral to other local agencies for legal and health issues, safety planning, and group support sessions. All services free and confidential.
Agency: Violence Intervention Project
Contact: 1.800.660.6667

Behavioral Health
Sanford Behavioral Health focuses on helping individuals in the workplace and community who are struggling with anxiety, depression, psychological and emotional stress reactions and behavioral needs. Our experienced Psychiatrists, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Psychologists and Therapists provide a variety of therapeutic strategies to reduce symptoms, improve life skills and help people regain control of their lives. We offer outpatient, partial hospital and inpatient services for adults and outpatient care for children and adolescents. We work with individuals and families to deal with relationship difficulties, pressure at home, at work and through life transitions. Sanford Behavioral Health is dedicated to providing the best psychiatric and psychological care in the region and is available 24/7 to meet people's needs.
Agency: Sanford Behavioral Health Center
Contact: 218.683.4349