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 Counseling web page for more information.
SCC Counselor Lisa Schickling
SCC Faribault Campus: Welcome Center
SCC North Mankato: Academic Support Center B-132
South Central College (SCC) Social Services
Assistance is available to all SCC students who are facing barriers to completing their educational goals. The social worker can provide much needed information, support, and a connection to resources in the community to help meet basic needs.
SCC Social Worker (North Mankato) Jesse Spencer
Office Location: North Mankato Campus: Academic Support Center B – 132
SCC Social Worker (Faribault) Candace Balstadt
Office Location: Faribault Campus
SCC Telepsychiatry Services
Telepsychiatry Services are continuing for the rest of the semester as our usual agreement with MNSU. Please work with your on-campus Social Worker to schedule an appointment.
Addiction Recovery Technologies
An addiction treatment facility for residents of the Mankato area who are struggling with an alcohol or drug abuse disorder. Services offered include individual treatment, aftercare/continuing care, specialized treatment for adolescents, and comprehensive mental health assessments, among many others.
12 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato
AA is a fellowship of individuals who desire to stop using alcohol. Meeting times and locations can be found at the website listed below.
1430 5th Ave., Mankato
507-387-2772 or 507-388-8989
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
Blue Earth County Crisis Intake
Crisis Intake/Case Management Services
Crisis Case Management Services assist adults experiencing a mental health crisis, by:
- Providing crisis assessment and intervention services
- Assisting with referrals to mental health and other service providers
- Providing individuals, family and other community members with information on mental health services and community resources
- Assisting with referrals to providers for mental health or other services
- Screening requests for court commitment
- Helping individuals to access crisis or emergency mental health services, including
- Crisis residential, non-residential and mobile crisis services
- Inpatient psychiatric hospitalization
- Outpatient psychiatric urgent care
To request crisis intake/case management services:
Call (507) 304-4319 and ask to speak with an adult mental health intake worker.
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.
101 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
Dental Hygiene Oral Health Clinic
At Minnesota State Mankato’s Dental Hygiene Oral Health Clinic, patients receive thorough, high-quality care at an affordable cost. Students provide a wide range of services, including limited fillings, with the support of experienced faculty members and the aid of advanced technology. Dental insurance plans and medical assistance are accepted.
Minnesota State University, Mankato
128 Clinical Sciences Building, Mankato
Fountain Centers (Mayo Clinic Health System)
Fountain Centers has been committed to helping individuals and families who have alcohol and other drug problems since 1974 using a whole-person approach which includes underlying mental health and medical issues. This service is offered in several locations in southern MN, including in Albert Lea, Austin, Fairmont, Faribault, Mankato, Owatonna, and Rochester.
Phone (Mankato) 507-625-3372 / (Faribault) 507-344-6413
To contact programs in the other listed program areas, please visit their website at Mayoclinichealthsystem.org/locations/albert-lea/fountain-centers
Health, Food and Nutrition Program (University of Minnesota Extension)
University of Minnesota Extension improves food literacy, physical activity, food safety and healthy food access for Minnesotans and the food service industry.
204 S 5th Street, Suite 330, Mankato
House of Hope
House of Hope is an adult treatment facility that provides a safe environment for individuals who desire to recover from chemical and mental health issues.
1618 3rd Ave., Mankato
Lutheran Social Services (LSS)
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.
710 S. 2nd Street
Mankato, MN 56001
Mankato Chemical Health, LLC
Mankato Chemical Health LLC is an independently owned and operated chemical dependency treatment facility which provides evidence-based, holistic treatment options. Call or visit their website below for more information:
360 Pierce Ave, North Mankato
Mayo Clinic Health System Financial Assistance
Mayo Clinic’s mission is to provide the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education and research. Mayo Clinic strives to benefit humanity through work in these three areas, while supporting the communities in which we live and work. Mayo Clinic appropriately serves patients in difficult financial circumstances and offers financial assistance to those who have an established need to receive medically necessary services.
Mayo Clinic has a long history of providing care to patients regardless of their ability to pay. Our primary value is "the needs of the patient come first." By adhering to guiding principles set forth and approved by Mayo Clinic boards, Mayo Clinic hospitals provide financial assistance to eligible patients for medically necessary services.
Mayo Clinic Health System Mankato: Behavioral Health
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.
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.
21 Carkoski Commons, Minnesota State University, Mankato
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.
PO Box 1175, Mankato
Nystrom & Associates, Ltd.
Nystrom & Associates, Ltd. (NAL) is taking major steps, accepting patients, and has already implemented changes to help mitigate the risk of the spread of the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Telehealth appointments started on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 for a limited amount of time until it’s determined that the pandemic is over and there is no longer a great threat of any COVID-19 pandemic concerns to the community.
In-person appointments are only available for injection clinic appointments and NEW PSYCHIATRY patient appointments. However, we are asking that NO ONE comes to any in-person appointment if ill or have been in close proximity to someone with COVID-19 within the last 14 days.
201 N Broad St
Mankato, MN 56001
New & Current Clients
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.
309 Holly Ln, Mankato
Phoenix Recovery Programs
Phoenix Recovery Programs, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization providing residential services to adolescent males and females recovering from alcohol and/or drug addiction.
54945 210th Ln., Mankato
Provides free tobacco cessation support and services to all residents of the State of Minnesota.
Sioux Trails Mental Health Center
Sioux Trails Mental Health Center provides a continuum of therapeutic services to those in need of mental health services. Services are available for children, adolescents and adults in five communities: New Ulm, St. Peter, Gaylord, North Mankato and St. James. Services are charged on a sliding-scale (income-based) fee for residents of Brown, Sibley, and Watonwan counties and are charged at full rate for residents of other counties.
342 Belgrade Avenue, North Mankato
24-hour Crisis Line: (800)-247-2809
North Mankato Office: (507) 388-3181
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
2100 Bassett Dr.
Mankato, MN 56001
Stages of Change, LLC
Stages of Change provides assessment services for chemical use, anger management, and domestic violence as well as alcohol and drug education for adults and adolescents. Other services offered include programs focused on men’s and women’s cognitive skills, domestic violence intervention, outpatient treatment & relapse prevention, and individual coaching sessions.
100 Warren St. Suite 309, Mankato
The REACH Youth Drop-In Center
The REACH Drop-In Center supports youth who are at-risk, experiencing homeless or have run away. Services offered at The REACH include independent living skills, job search, employment assistance, college preparation (FAFSA application help and GED preparation), referrals to other community services, homelessness prevention, and many other services.
Drop-In Hours: Monday – Thursday 1:00pm – 5:00pm, Friday by appointment.
125 E Liberty Street, Mankato