Community Services

For the health and safety of staff and those we serve, appointments with Community Services staff will continue to be over telephone or video conference whenever possible. Although the department lobbies in Cottage Grove, Forest Lake, Stillwater and Woodbury are open, there is limited capacity. 

When required, in-person meetings are by appointment only; to schedule an appointment, call your worker or call 651-430-6455.

Cottage Grove, Forest Lake and Woodbury lobbies are closed from 12 p.m.-1 p.m. daily. Paperwork may be submitted online, via email, fax 651-430-6605, mail (PO Box 30, Stillwater, MN 55082) or in-person at document drop boxes outside service locations or at lobbies. Other services at locations are limited.

Washington County COVID-19 resources

Emergency program information is available.

  • Report Child Abuse or Neglect If you want to make an immediate oral report of physical or sexual abuse, neglect or exploitation of a child, click link and fill out the report of child abuse or neglect, or call 651-430-6457  
  • Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center (MAARC) to make a vulnerable adult report, or call 1-844-880-1574. If the vulnerable adult is in immediate danger, call 9-1-1

Disclaimer Note: The information contained in the following material is subject to change without notice. The content has been reviewed, but should in no way be interpreted as creating a legal or otherwise basis for the provision of a specific service to a specific family situation.