South Central College (SCC) Career Development & Counseling

Career and personal counseling services are available to assist students with personal, career, and educational goals. Visit the Career Development and Counceling web page for more information.

SCC Counselor Lisa Schickling
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Office locations:
SCC Faribault Campus: Welcome Center
SCC North Mankato: Academic Support Center B-132

Mayo Clinic Health System Mankato: Behavioral Health

Healthy mental and emotional well being is essential to your life. Help is available to address the complex mental and emotional needs associated with disorder and addiction.

Make an appointment: 507-594-4700

Three Mankato area locations are available on their website:

Allina Health Faribault Clinic: Psychology

Psychologists help individuals and families work through emotional difficulties through talk therapy. They also evaluate mental health through special assessments.

100 State Ave
Faribault, MN 55021

Open Door Health Center

Provides treatment for chronic and acute health conditions, preventive and restorative dental care for low-income, uninsured individuals and families living in the Greater Mankato area. Services include  Medical, Dental and Behavioral Health Services.

Individuals with high deductible insurance may be eligible for discounts based on our sliding fee system, taking into account their income and household size.

Appointments: 507-388-2120
309 Holly Ln
Mankato, MN 56001

Monday 8am-7pm
Tuesday-Friday 8am-5pm

Health, Food and Nutrition Program (University of Minnesota Extension)

Food budgeting, nutrition and food education. Blue Earth County Courthouse.

204 S 5th Street, Suite 330, Mankato  

MNSU Student Health Services

Student Health Services at Minnesota State University, Mankato provides quality and affordable health care for MSU and SCC students. An accredited medical clinic with a full-service pharmacy and lab services are all part of Student Health Services. Real doctors. Real nurses. Real convenience.

Medical Clinic/Pharmacy: 21 Carkoski Commons, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Health Education: 507-389-5689
100 Carkoski Commons
Appointments/Information: 507-389-6276

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness through education, support, and advocacy.

(507) 317-3595
PO Box 1175
Mankato, MN 56002

South Central Crisis Center and Mobile Crisis: Horizon Homes, Inc.

Serving Counties: Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Freeborn, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Rice, Sibley, and Watonwan

24-Hour crisis/warm line for adults and children. The mobile crisis team is able to respond and meet with people that are experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis. You are able to get support in your own home or a community location. Services include: crisis beds, outpatient crisis stabilization, mobile crisis team, crisis prevention planning, family education and support, serving people of all ages and referrals to other local services.

24-hour Crisis Line: 1-877-399-3040
Crisis Center: 507-344-0621

521 Pfau St.
Mankato, MN 56001

Sioux Trails Mental Health Center

Services are available for children, adolescents and adults in five communities: New Ulm, St. Peter, Gaylord, North Mankato and St. James. Other locations include New Ulm, St. Peter, Gaylord and St. James (see website)

Sioux Trails Mental Health Center provides a continuum of therapeutic services to those in need of mental health services. Evening Appointments are available at many of our clinic locations. Some of our services are also available in clients’ homes, schools, and communities. Please call our site coordinators at the clinic in your area and they can assist in scheduling an appointment.

Interpreters are available for non-English speaking clients but we request that you notify us ahead of time if an interpreter is needed. Hearing impaired calls are accessible through a relay service.

24-hour Crisis Line: (800)-247-2809
NM Office: (507) 388-3181
342 Belgrade Avenue
North Mankato, MN 56003

Catholic Charities-Mankato, MN

Catholic Charities of Southern Minnesota is a comprehensive social service agency that provides a full range of programs that help families in crisis, vulnerable adults and seniors, and children of reaching their full potential.

(507) 387-5586
101 2nd Street
Mankato, MN 56001

Lutheran Social Services

Lutheran Social Service of MN (LSS) provides service in every county in the state of MN. Services provided in the Mankato and surrounding areas: Adoption and Birth Parent Services, Senior Nutrition, Guardianship Options, Financial Counseling services, Behavioral Health counseling services, Marriage Preparation workshops, Foster Care services, Veteran Services, Crisis Nursery, Personal Support Services, Runaway / Homeless Youth services.

(507) 625-7660
710 S. 2nd Street
Mankato, MN 56001

Counseling Services of Southern Minnesota

CSSM was established in 1997 with a primary focus to serve children and families.  Since that time the agency has added services for adults, couples, and psychological testing.  Most recently the agency, with support of grants from the Department of Human Services, has added programming to serve infants and young children and provide services to children within area schools.

226 N Broad Street
Mankato, MN 56001

Other Locations: Saint Peter and Le Sueur
Includes children, family, adult, community based services and psychological assessments.