Children and Families

Education

Education for children and families encompasses many avenues throughout Mahnomen County, MN. The County school districts include:

Special Education Cooperative
The Northwest Regional Inter-District Council (NWRIC) is a special education cooperative formed in 1969 to provide special education consultation and direct services to eight member school districts.
Agency: Northwest Regional Inter-District Council (NWRIC)
Contact: 218.874.8215

Area Special Education Cooperative
The primary goal of the cooperative is to provide support services to teachers, administrators, parents and students with disabilities. A wide variety of support services are available to districts such as technical assistance, assessment for special education services, consultation, counseling, crisis intervention, low incidence services, early childhood special education programming and personnel development opportunities.
Agency: Area Special Education Cooperative
Contact: 218.773.0315 | Toll-Free: 1.866.687.2732

FREE Summer Food Program
Free breakfast and lunch to all children 1-18 years old. Monday - Thursday, June 5, 2017 - August 17, 2017. Breakfast 8:30 - 10:00 am, Lunch 11:00 am - 1:00 pm.
Agency: Warren Alvarado Oslo Food Service
Contact: 701.739.2714

Help Me Grow
Program designed for children with special needs such as speech delays, movement problems or learning disabilities. Provide coordination of services such as physical therapy, speech therapy, early childhood special education or any other needed services to help children develop.
Agency: Help Me Grow
Contact: 1.800.693.4769

Resources are also available for child care, Early Childhood Family Education and Head Start. Please select from the pages below for additional information.