Adult Services

Roseau County Social Services
208 6th Street SW
Roseau, Minnesota 56751

Persons age 60 and over who are experiencing difficulty in living independently and are unable to provide for their own needs; adults who are in need of protection and vulnerable; persons with mental retardation or a related condition; chronically and acutely mentally ill persons who are unable to provide for their own needs or to independently engage in ordinary community activities: persons whose chemical use patterns are either inappropriate and harmful or pathological according to Minnesota Laws and Rules; [Minnesota Statutes, section 256E.03, subdivision 2(a)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7)]


  • Services to Elderly
  • Vulnerable Adult Protective Services
  • Licensing of Adult Foster Homes
  • Licensing Family Daycare Providers
  • Services to Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
  • Services to Persons with Mental Illness
  • Chemical Dependency Services

Services to Elderly
Offering long-term care consultation for individuals 65 and older and their families including screening prior to admission to a nursing home, information and eligibility for home and community-based services, and case management for individuals receiving assistance through Alternative Care and Elderly Waiver programs.

Vulnerable Adult Protective Services
Investigate reports of maltreatment of frail elderly and adults who have physical or mental disabilities, are mentally ill or chemically dependent.

Licensing of Adult Foster Homes
Recruit, license and train foster care providers for adults.

Licensing Family Daycare Providers
Provide information and an orientation for individuals interested in providing child care; license and re-license family day care providers.

Services to Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Provide case-management to eligible children and adults with developmental disabilities to help them obtain services to meet their individual needs.

Services to Persons with Mental Illness
Provide case management to adults with serious and persistent mental illness to help them obtain necessary mental health services, financial assistance, and other services.

Chemical Dependency Services
Chemical dependency evaluation, determination of eligibility for chemical dependency treatment funding, referrals to detoxification, treatment and other services.

Region One NW8 Adult Local Advisory Council
It is the mission of the Region One NW8 Adult Local Advisory Council to promote mental health wellness and recovery in our communities.