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Ombudsman for Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities - State of Minnesota


Region #2 - North West

403 S Union Ave, Ste 9, Fergus Falls, MN, 56537

Distance: 1189 Miles

(218) 736-1895


Service Details


An ombudsman is a neutral party who investigates consumer complaints. They work with both the consumer and the organization to resolve consumer issues and improve customer service.

Additional Information

Receives and investigates complaints against government and government regulated agencies and its officials

Assists with the following:
* Service concerns or complaints
* Knowing your rights
* Grievances
* Access to appropriate services
* Ideas for making services better
* Review guardian actions
* General questions and information on services for persons with mental or developmental disabilities, chemical dependence or emotional disturbance

Minnesota State law protects people from retaliation that make complaints in good faith.

Medical Review - Death and Serious Injury Reporting
* An agency, facility or program must report to this office the death or serious injury of a client within 24 hours of the incident

Civil Commitment Training and Resource Center (CCTRC)
* Helps with information on the Civil Commitment and Treatment Act and related law


  • Area Served by County
    • Becker County 
    • Big Stone County 
    • Clay County 
    • Douglas County 
    • Grant County 
    • Kittson County 
    • Mahnomen County 
    • Marshall County 
    • Norman County 
    • Otter Tail County 
    • Pennington County 
    • Polk County 
    • Pope County 
    • Red Lake County 
    • Roseau County 
    • Stearns County 
    • Stevens County 
    • Swift County 
    • Traverse County 
    • Wilkin County 
  • Specialization
    • Developmental disabilities 
    • Mental health 


Anyone receiving state provided or state licensed services or treatment for developmental disabilities, mental illness, chemical dependency or an emotional disturbance.


No fee for services

Area Served

Becker, Big Stone, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Kittson, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Otter Tail, Pennington, Polk, Pope, Red Lake, Roseau, Stearns, Stevens, Swift, Traverse and Wilkin counties


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (218) 736-1895
Toll Free (800) 657-3506

Last Update


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