Emergency Services

Immediate Emergency Assistance
Fire, Police, Ambulance, Sheriff
Contact: 911

Social Services
Norman County Social Services’ mission is to effectively and efficiently deliver essential services to families and individuals so they can achieve their potential through active community participation and to protect, promote and improve the health and quality of life in Norman County.
Agency: Norman County Social Services
Contact: 218.784.5400

Emergency Financial Services
Financial Assistance is available for families or adults who are in emergency situations including energy related expenses, rent eviction, foreclosure, utility disconnection, food, child care, transportation and work clothing and supplies.
Agency: Norman County Social Services
Contact: 218.784.5400

Emergency Services
Emergency services may provide direct financial services for persons facing: rent eviction, foreclosure, utility disconnection, security deposits or 1st months rent. Minimal assistance is also available for food, child care, transportation and work clothing and supplies. The purpose of these programs is to stabilize families in their home or re-house families that are homeless.
Agency: Tri-Valley Opportunity Council
Contact: 1.866.264.3729

Norman County Emergency Management
Emergency Management is responsible for the four basic phases involved in a disaster: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.
Agency: Norman County Emergency Management
Contact: 218.784.5493

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
If you feel you are in a crisis, whether or not you are thinking about killing yourself, please call the Lifeline. People have called us for help with substance abuse, economic worries, relationship and family problems, sexual orientation, illness, getting over abuse, depression, mental and physical illness, and even loneliness.
Agency: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Contact: 1.800.273.TALK (8255)

24-Hour Crisis Line
Crisis Call Center's 24-hour crisis line is to provide a safe, non-judgmental source of support for individuals in any type of crisis. In addition to the crisis hotline, crisis intervention is also available through text message. Services include: 24-hour help hotline, suicide prevention, child abuse reporting, elder abuse reporting, substance abuse and additional resources.
Agency: Crisis Call Center
Contact: 1.800.273.8255

Victim Assistance Program
Facilitate and provides information regarding crisis counseling, support for criminal justice process, crime prevention, referrals to appropriate agencies for counseling, social services assistance, transportation for victims to attend court appearances or other appointments related to victimization.
Agency: Victim Assistance Program
Contact: 1.877.233.5642

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance
Known locally as fuel assistance, this program helps income eligible households with their home energy bills. Assistance may include bill payment assistance, emergency assistance and energy related home repairs – fixing or replacing furnaces for those families that own their home.
Agency Name: Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc.
Contact: 1.866.264.3729

Salvation Army
Our services vary from county to county, but we may be able to help with the following:

  • Utilities
  • Rent assistance
  • Fuel vouchers
  • Emergency transportation
  • Prescribed medication assistance
  • Emergency meals and lodging
  • Emergency car repair
  • Back-to-School assistance (select counties)
  • Summer camp (select counties) (get details)
  • Angel Tree Christmas assistance (select counties)
  • Fire and disaster relief
  • Transient aid
  • Other emergency needs

Agency: Salvation Army
Contact: 701.213.3467