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Headwaters Service Center

Notice: The Headwaters Service Center in Forest Lake is in the same building location as the Forest Lake License Center and the Hardwood Creek Library


Hours vary per service. Please contact each department/service listed in "Appointments" for open hours. 

Hours for Hardwood Creek Library.


For Public Health & Environment services and appointments, call 651-430-6655. These services include vaccines for income-eligible residents, septic information, and water sampling. 

For Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) appointments or questions, call 651-430-6658.

Services from Community Services will continue to be done via phone call or video conference. When required, in-person meetings are by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, call 651-430-6455.

Drop off and mail-in service is available for select transactions. For a list of Drop Box Services and more information.

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Services Available

Additional Contact Phone Numbers

Community Corrections: 651-430-6900

Community Services: 651-275-7260

Forest Lake License Center:651-275-7000

Public Health and Environment: 651-275-7270 (No appointment needed for birth and death certificates.)

Public Service Counter: 651-275-7200

CareerForce Center: 651-275-7265

WIC: 651-430-6658 (Call for hours.)

Facility Closures 2023

  • January 16  - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 20 - Presidents Day
  • May 29 - Memorial Day
  • June 19 - Juneteenth
  • July 4 - Independence Day
  • September 4 - Labor Day
  • November 11 - Veterans Day
  • November 12 - day after Veterans Day
  • November 23 - Thanksgiving Day
  • November 24 - day after Thanksgiving Day
  • December 25 - Christmas
  • January 1, 2024 - New Year's Day