Health and Human Services


The Health and Human Services Department is dedicated to providing high quality, community-based services to the people of Burnett County.

Behavioral Health & Community Programs Unit

  1. coordinates services to provide treatment and support to individuals who may be experiencing problems with mental illness or substance abuse.
  2. assists families of children with development disabilities and/or delays.
  3. works to ensure the health and safety of vulnerable adults and elderly.

Children & Families Unit

Supports children and families by identifying, preventing and resolving conditions which may contribute toward delinquency, maltreatment, truancy, and uncontrollably.

Economic Support

Assists in providing financial services to meet the primary needs of low-income individuals and families.

Public Health

Protects people's health and safety by preventing and controlling disease and injuries and providing public education programs.

Notice of Privacy Practices Regarding Protected Health Information

Notice of Privacy Practices (PDF)

Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability.