Healthy Community Initiative

Thriving Youth. Thriving Community.


Community Resources

Rice County Social Services

Chemical Health Assessments (Rule 25) for eligible county residents.

Contact Information:

320 NW Third Street – Faribault, MN 55021
Phone: 507-332-6266
Fax: 507-332-6247

Additional Location (by appointment):
801 Washington Street, Northfield, MN 55057

Communities Served:

Rice County

Age Range of Clients Served:

12 and up

Services Offered:


Serious & Persistent Mental Illness
Social Workers and Mental Health Professionals work directly with adults with a serious and persistent mental illness, providing and arranging for services such as case management, community support, crisis intervention, therapy, in-home therapy, and/or placement for treatment.

Chemical Dependency Assessment
Assessment services are provided to individuals seeking public funding of Chemical Dependency treatment services as a result of problems at home, at work, in the family, or in the community due to their use of alcohol or drugs. Persons requesting services are assessed by a Rice County Social Worker and are referred to appropriate treatment services when needed