Human Services / Social Services

 

410 S. Fifth St.
Mankato, MN 56001

P.O. Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56002-3526


Blue Earth County Government Center

Human Services General Phone Line: (507) 304-4222

Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday 


410 S. Fifth St.
Mankato, MN 56001

PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56002-3526

(507) 304-4222

507-304-4379


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Ayers, Lanette Social Services Supervisor - Adult Services (507) 304-4292  
Claussen, Phil Human Services Director (507) 304-4064  
Haeder, Kelley Community Health Supervisor (507) 304-4175  
Hansen, Tracey Fiscal Supervisor (507) 304-4293  
Johnson, Sarah Human Services Supervisor - Child & Family Services (507) 304-4459  
Johnson, Shayne Human Service Supervisor (507) 304-4407  
Kaduce, Holly Human Services Supervisor - Financial Assistance (507) 304-4065  
Moniz, Julie Behavioral Health Supervisor (507) 304-4271  
Mumford, Emily Financial Assistance Supervisor (507) 304-4358  
Pietsch, Andrew Regional Housing Supports Supervisor (507) 304-4442  
Pribyl, Ricki Regional Mental Health Initiative Manager (507) 304-4295  
Sletten, Erica Human Services Supervisor (507) 304-4331  
Stevermer, Julie Community Based Services Supervisor (507) 304-4137  
Youngerberg, Angela Human Services Director of Business Operations (507) 304-4351  

Adult Behavioral Health Services 

410 S. Fifth St.
Mankato, MN 56001

PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56002-3526

(507) 304-4319


Blue Earth County Government Center

Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday 


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Burrows, Beth Behavioral Health Case Manager (507) 304-4275  
Decko, Leslie Behavioral Health Case Manager (507) 304-4145  
Frederick, Carla Behavioral Health Case Manager (507) 304-4404  
Hildebrandt, Mike Clubhouse Coordinator (507) 304-4348  
Kopischke, Bailey Behavioral Health Case Manager / Clubhouse Staff (507) 304-4200  
Kratzer, Andrew Behavioral Health Case Manager (507) 304-4196  
Larsen, Marie SW Behavioral Health Case Manager 507-304-4302  
Lenzen, Shelby Behavioral Health Case Manager/Intake (507) 304-4063  
Sobota , Ashley Behavioral Health Case Manager (507) 304-4270  
Moniz, Julie Behavioral Health Supervisor (507) 304-4271  
Palm, Sheree Behavioral Health Case Manager (507) 304-4298  
Rademacher, Jill Behavioral Health Case Manager (507) 304-4315  
Roeker, Angela Behavioral Health Case Manager (507) 304-4187  
Sobota, Ashley Behavioral Health Case Manager (507) 304-4270  
Sohre-Hodgkins, Wendy Behavioral Health Case Manager (507) 304-4290  
Tucker, Maggie Behavioral Health Case Manager / Intake (507) 304-4199  
Westberg, Jacklyn Behavioral Health Case Manager (507) 304-4279  

Adult Protection / Vulnerable Adult 

410 S. Fifth St.
Mankato, MN 56001

PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN  56002-3526

(507) 304-4319

(507) 304-4387


Blue Earth County Government Center

Hours

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Ayers, Lanette Social Services Supervisor (507) 304-4292  
Lambert, Cheryl Social Worker/Vulnerable Adult Worker (507) 304-4192  
Pittmann, Kristie Social Worker/Adult Protection Specialist (507) 304-4347  

Substance Use Disorders 

410 S. Fifth St.
Mankato, MN 56001

PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56002-3526

(507) 304-4222


Blue Earth County Government Center
 
 Hours

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Monday - Friday 


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Hornick, Jessi Social Worker - Adult Substance Abuse Services (507) 304-4856  
Decko, Leslie Social Worker - Adult Behavioral Health Social Worker/ Adult Substance Abuse Services (507) 304-4145  

Child Support 

410 S. Fifth St.
Mankato, MN 56001

PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56002-3526

(507) 304-4335


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
A., Lisa Child Support Officer (507) 304-4135  
B., Caitlin Child Support Enforcement Specialist (507) 304-4369  
G.C., Susana Child Support Enforcement Specialist (507) 304-4189  
H., Tanya Child Support Enforcement Specialist (507) 304-4166  
J., Karla Child Support Enforcement Specialist (507) 304-4136  
J., Lorene Child Support Enforcement Specialist (507) 304-4138  
K., Cheri Child Support Officer (507) 304-4359  
N., Scott Child Support Enforcement Specialist (507) 304-4169  
S., Brenda Child Support Officer (507) 304-4139  
W., Sara Child Support Officer (507) 304-4478  
Z., Bianca Child Support Officer (507) 304-4329  

Child and Family Services 

410 S. Fifth St.
Mankato, MN 56001

PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56002-3526

(507) 304-4222


Blue Earth County Government Center

Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Johnson, Sarah Child Foster Care & Family Child Care Licensor (507) 304-4167  
Kasel, Jolene Child Protection Specialist (507) 304-4070  
Kennedy, Jamie Child Protection Specialist (507) 304-4186  
Klein, Bridget Children's Services Case Aide (507) 304-4198  
Kranz, Courtney Child & Adult Protection (507) 304-4151  
Lokre, Jessica Child Protection Specialist (507) 304-4452  
Melvin, Christine Family Support Worker (507) 304-4217  
Pederson, Katelyn Child Protection Specialist (507) 304-4498  
Mueller, Stacey Clerical Specialist II (507) 304-4217  
Ritzer, Tiffany Child Protection Assessment (507) 304-4408  
Roessler, Amy Child Protection Specialist (507) 304-4158  
Schisel, Jessica SW Child Protection Specialist (507) 304-4498  
Spyksma, Autumn Child Protection Specialist (507) 304-4152  
Wendlandt, Erica Social Worker - Intake (507) 304-4444  
Westphal, Sheila Children's Services Specialist (507) 304-4330  
Woller, MaKayla Child Protection Specialist (507) 304-4194  
Wright, Tim Child Protection Specialist (507) 304-4448  

Community-Based Services/Children's Mental Health 

410 S. 5th Street
Mankato, MN 56001

PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56002-3526


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Bruns, Brianna Children's Mental Health Case Manager (507) 304-4361  
Guappone, Gina Social Worker - Children's Mental Health (507) 304-4462  
Hanson, Nicole Children's Mental Health Case Manager (507) 304-4272  
Kimmes, Kristin Children's Mental Health Case Manager (507) 304-4392  
Leider, Kari Children's Mental Health Case Manager (507) 304-4477  
Mattick, Sierra Children's Mental Health Case Manager (507) 304-4362  
Schendel, Ian Community-Based Coordinator (507) 304-4829  
Stevermer, Julie Community Based Services Supervisor (507) 304-4137  
Stoffel, Molly SW Children's Mental/Chemical Health Case Manager (507) 304-4067  
Weyer, Alysha Children's Mental Health Case Manager (507) 304-4221  
Wigern, Nicole Children's Mental Health Case Manager (507) 304-4328  

Adult & Disability Services 

410 S. Fifth St.
Mankato, MN 56001

PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56002-3526

(507) 304-4444


Blue Earth County Government Center
 
 Hours

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Monday - Friday 


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Ayers, Lanette Social Services Supervisor (507) 304-4292  
Bequette, Rebecca Assessment Worker (507) 304-4218  
Bergemann, Ann Social Worker - Disability Services (507) 304-4230  
Blom, Kari Case Manager (507) 304-4492  
Burnes, Quinn MnChoices Assesor (507) 304-4296  
Doyle, Molly Case Manager (507) 304-4122  
Gustafson, Ann Assessment Worker (507) 304-4219  
Heuss, Shawn MnChoices Assessor (507) 304-4311  
Jensen, Christopher Social Worker (507) 304-4299  
Kienlen, Erin Human Services Supervisor (507) 304-4353  
Kohn, Lisa Case Manager (507) 304-4314  
Lambert, Cheryl Case Manager (507) 304-4192  
Landkamer, Melissa Social Worker (507) 304-4176  
McCann, Hollie Social Worker - Disability Services (507) 304-4172  
Mistek, Betsy Social Worker - Disability Services (507) 304-4405  
Noska, Brooke MnChoices Assesor (507) 304-4283  
Oachs, Karie Case Manager (507) 304-4195  
Pittmann, Kristie Adult Protection Specialist (507) 304-4347  
Rapking, Sherry Social Worker - Intake (507) 304-4165  
Raygor, Katlain Social Worker - Disability Services (507) 304-4073  
Schirmers, Melanie MnChoices Assessor (507) 304-4287  
Schmit, Abby Social Worker (507) 304-4240  
Sletten, Erika Human Services Supervisor (507) 304-4331  
Standahl, Lynnsey Social Worker - Disability Services (507) 304-4232  
Steffensmeier, Melissa Case Manager (507) 304-4144  
Thompson, Nicole MnChoices Assessor (507) 304-4161  

410 S. Fifth St.
Mankato, MN 56001

PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56002-3526

(507) 304-4335

(507) 304-4336


Blue Earth County Government Center

Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
B., Sarah Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4419  
B., Molly Financial Assistance Case Aide (507) 304-4128  
C., Darcy Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4130  
C., Kendra Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4120  
D., Abigail Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4303  
F., Alana Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4132  
F., Elizabeth Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4154  
G., Tyler Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4418  
H., Daisy Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4181  
H., Jennifer Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4278  
H., Katy Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4131  
Kaduce, Holly Human Service Supervisor - Financial Assistance (507) 304-4065  
K., Cindy Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4243  
K., Amanda Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4285  
K., Gretchen Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4398  
M. , Brian Case Aide (507) 304-4345  
M., Elizabeth Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4134  
M., Jennifer Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4241  
M., Julie Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4112  
M., Deb Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4127  
Mumford, Emily Human Service Supervisor - Financial Assistance (507) 304-4358  
N., Heidi Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4173  
N., Ty Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4346  
N., Sook Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4133  
P., Ginger Fraud Investigator (507) 304-4377  
R., Sarah Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4123  
R., Janet Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4153  
S., Laurie Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4229  
S., Katie Financial Assistance Case Aide (507) 304-4185  
S., Samantha Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4103  
T., Tony Case Aide (507) 304-4371  
U., Megan Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4124  
V., Maira Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4247  
W., Angie Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4197  
W., Leah Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4248  
W., Jamie Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4471  
W., Tyler Eligibility Specialist (507) 304-4304  

Supportive Housing 
Directions

410 S. Fifth St.
Mankato, MN 56001

PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56002-3526

(507) 304-4335

(507) 304-4387


Blue Earth County Government Center


Hours

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Monday - Friday 


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Braam, Suzanne Social Worker (507) 304-4412  
Caraway, Julie Social Worker (507) 304-4267  
FitzSimmons, Maria Social Worker (507) 304-4129  
Pietsch, Andrew Regional Housing Supports Supervisor (507) 304-4442  
Kuehn, Jamie Social Worker (507) 304-4446  
Price, Talisha Social Worker - Supportive Housing (507) 304-4069  

Licensing (Child Care, Foster Care) 

410 S. Fifth St.
Mankato, MN 56001

PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56002-3526

(507) 304-4273

(507) 304-4387


Blue Earth County Government Center
 
 Hours

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Monday - Friday 


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Bobholz, Jackie Child/Adult Foster Care Licensor (507) 304-4191  
Holland, Holly Child/Adult Foster Care Licensor (507) 304-4475  
Lechner, Michelle Case Aide for Licensing Programs (507) 304-4273  

Mental Health Center/Psychiatric Hub 

410 S. Fifth St.
Mankato, MN 56001

PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56002-3526

(507) 304-4319

(507) 304-4160


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Albertson, Caitlin Registered Nurse (507) 304-4180  
Briese, Margaret Clinical Nurse Specialist   (507) 304-4319  
Farasyn, Lisa Social Worker (507) 304-4119  
Heins, Dana Nurse Practitioner   (507) 304-4319  
Henderson, MaLinda Nurse Practitioner   (507) 304-4319  
Hird, Amanda Therapist (507) 304-4402  
Hraby, Liza Registered Nurse (507) 304-4276  
Nordland, Kyle Mental Health Case Aide (507) 304-4319  
Oian, Brenda Marriage and Family Therapist (507) 304-4174  

410 S. Fifth St.
Mankato, MN 56001

PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56002-3526

(507) 304-4319

(507) 304-4350


Government Center Way-Finding Maps


Hours

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Monday - Friday 


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Intake,   (507) 304-4117  
Ainsley, Liz Public Health Nurse (507) 304-4451  
Albrecht, Tina Clerical Specialist I (507) 304-4268  
Baldwin, Jayme Program Coordinator - WIC & Family Programs (507) 304-4178  
Dann, Natalia Public Health Specialist (507) 304-4494  
Wise, Kelsey Care Coordinator (507) 304-4214  
Freitag, Teresa First Steps Coordinator (507) 385-3847  
Garcia, Taylor Care Coordinator (507) 304-4269  
Haeder, Kelley Public Health Supervisor (507) 304-4175  
Hodge, Molly Care Coordinator (507) 304-4493  
Chairakoun, Chelsea Care Coordinator (507) 304-4450  
Horstmann, Jen Health Educator (507) 304-4202  
Hubner, Brandi Care Coordinator (507) 304-4177  
Hunstad, Chelsea Disease & Emergency Preparedness Specialist (507) 304-4216  
Johnson, Donna Disease and Emergency Preparedness Specialist (507) 304-4177  
Julian, Veronica Care Coordinator (507) 304-4156  
Kinner-Splett, April Care Coordinator (507) 304-4215  
Nelson, Sue Program Coordinator - Waiver & Family Programs (507) 304-4168  
Nerem, Shawn Public Health Case Aide (507) 304-4458  
Rialson, Meg First Steps Home Visitor (507) 304-4356  
Satre, Brieana Care Coordinator (507) 304-4334  
Sletten, Erika Human Services Supervisor (507) 304-4331  
Smith, Jill Nutrition Educator (507) 304-4148  
Tews, Kristin Public Health Nurse - Family Health (507) 304-4121  
Ziemke, Sadie Care Coordinator (507) 304-4497  
Thibert, Cierra Public Health Specialist - SHIP (507) 304-4411  

Second Step Clubhouse 
Directions

421 E Hickory Street
Mankato, MN 56001

PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56002-3526

(507) 304-4414

Link: Second Step Clubhouse

Hours
Sunday - Saturday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Weekday Schedule
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Clubhouse Duties

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Structured Groups

2:30 pm - Close
Social / Recreational time

Weekend Schedule
1:00 pm - Close
Social / Recreational time 


Yellow Line Project 

Mankato, MN 56001

Mankato, MN 56001


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Elbert, Molly Social Worker - Adult Substance Abuse Services (507) 304-4857  
Stevermer, Julie Community Based Services Supervisor (507) 340-4317