Human Services / Social Services 

410 S. Fifth St.
P.O. Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56001

(507) 304-4222


Blue Earth County Government Center

Human Services General Phone Line: (507) 304-4222

Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday 


410 S. Fifth St.
PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56001

(507) 304-4222


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Ayers, Lanette Social Services Supervisor - Adult Services (507) 304-4292
Boney, DeAnn Financial Assistance Supervisor (507) 304-4358
Broskoff, Anne Social Services Supervisor - Family Services (507) 304-4459
Bruender, Noelle Administration Secretary (507) 304-4064
Emich, Sara Mental Health Center Supervisor (507) 304-4407
Claussen, Phil Human Services Director (507) 304-4064
Haeder, Kelley Community Health Supervisor (507) 304-4175
Hansen, Tracey Fiscal Supervisor (507) 304-4293
Hoffmann, Kris MIS/Support Services Supervisor (507) 304-4375
Moniz, Julie Mental Health Supervisor (507) 304-4271
Pietsch, Andrew Child Support/Supportive Housing Supervisor (507) 304-4442
Youngerberg, Angela Assistant Human Services Director (507) 304-4351

Adult Behavioral Health Services 

410 S. Fifth St.
PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56001

(507) 304-4319


Blue Earth County Government Center

Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday 


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Baker, Randy Case Manager (507) 304-4395
Burrows, Beth Case Manager (507) 304-4275
Decko, Leslie Case Manager (507) 304-4403
Durenberger, Kathy Case Manager (507) 304-4302
Frederick, Carla Case Manager (507) 304-4404
Hildebrandt, Mike Clubhouse Coordinator (507) 304-4348
Kratzer, Andrew Case Manager (507) 304-4196
Lenz, Audrey Case Manager/Clubhouse (507) 304-4270
Moniz, Julie Behavioral Health Supervisor (507) 304-4271
Palm, Sheree Case Manager (507) 304-4298
Rademacher, Jill Urgent Care Coordinator (507) 304-4063
Ridler, Steven Case Manager (507) 304-4199
Roeker, Angela Case Manager (507) 304-4187
Smith, Maggie Adult Mental Health Case Manager (507) 304-4199
Sohre-Hodgkins, Wendy Case Manager (507) 304-4290
Westberg, Jacklyn Case Manager (507) 304-4279

Adult Protection / Vulnerable Adult 

410 S. Fifth St.
PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56001

(507) 304-4319

(507) 304-4387


Blue Earth County Government Center

Hours

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday 
Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Ayers, Lanette Social Services Supervisor (507) 304-4292
Pittmann, Kristie Social Worker/Adult Protection Specialist (507) 304-4347

Chemical Dependency 

410 S. Fifth St.
PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56001

(507) 304-4222


Blue Earth County Government Center

Hours

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday 
Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Kirkwood, Michael Adolescent Substance Abuse/Child Welfare Spec (507) 304-4067

Child Support 

410 S. Fifth St.
PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56001

(507) 304-4222


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Pietsch, Andrew Child Support Supervisor (507) 304-4442
A., Lisa. Child Support Officer (507) 304-4335
B., Linda Child Support Officer (507) 304-4335
C., Jeri Child Support Officer (507) 304-4335
G., Susana Child Support Enforcement Specialist (507) 304-4335
K., Cheri Child Support Enforcement Specialist (507) 304-4335
N., Scott Child Support Enforcement Specialist (507) 304-4335
N., Karen Child Support Officer (507) 304-4335
S., Sue Child Support Clerk (507) 304-4335
S., Brenda Support Enforcement Specialist (507) 304-4335
S., Rita Child Support Enforcement Specialist (507) 304-4335
W., Sara Child Support Officer (507) 304-4335

Child and Family Services 

410 S. Fifth St.
PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56001

(507) 304-4222


Blue Earth County Government Center

Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Balzotti, Jolene Child Protection Specialist (507) 304-4070
Broskoff, Anne Social Services Supervisor (507) 304-4459
Fitzpatrick, Colleen Intake Worker (507) 304-4111
Guappone, Gina Case Manager (507) 304-4462
Johnson, Sarah Child Welfare Reform Worker (507) 304-4194
Kirkwood, Michael Adolescent Substance Abuse/Child Welfare Spec (507) 304-4314
Leider, Kari Case Manager (507) 304-4477
Lokre, Jessica Children's Services Case Aide (507) 304-4154
Marthaler, Julie Child Protection Specialist (507) 304-4448
Melvin, Christine Children's Services Case Aide (507) 304-4217
Mittelstaedt, Ronda Child Protection Worker (507) 304-4152
Roessler, Amy Child Protection Specialist (507) 304-4158
Sorenson, Erica Child Protection Specialist (507) 304-4408
Stevens, Dara Social Worker (507) 304-4186
Viola, Melanie Child Protection Specialist (507) 304-4498
Wendler, Tim Detective (507) 304-4311
Westphal, Sheila Children's Services Specialist (507) 304-4330
Wills, Brooke Child Protection Specialist (507) 304-4151
Wright, Tim Adolescent Services Specialist (507) 304-4328

Developmental Disabilities 

410 S. Fifth St.
PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56001

507-304-4444


Blue Earth County Government Center

Hours

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday 
Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Ayers, Lanette Social Services Supervisor (507) 304-4292
Bequette, Rebecca Assessment Worker (507) 304-4218
Blom, Kari Case Manager (507) 304-4492
Bobholz, Jackie Case Manager (507) 304-4191
Doyle, Molly Case Manager (507) 304-4122
Gustafson, Ann Assessment Worker (507) 304-4219
Herrick, Christy Case Manager (507) 304-4176
Holland, Holly Case Manager (507) 304-4475
Kienlen, Erin Social Worker (507) 304-4405
Kinner-Splett, April Social Worker (507) 304-4195
Kohn, Lisa Case Manager (507) 304-4314
Lambert, Cheryl Case Manager (507) 304-4192
Pittmann, Kristie Adult Protection Specialist (507) 304-4347
Rapking, Sherry Social Worker - Intake (507) 304-4165
Schmit, Abby Social Worker (507) 304-4292
Steffensmeier, Melissa Case Manager (507) 304-4144
Vortherms, Amanda Case Manager (507) 304-4299
Zimmerman, Kim Case Manager (507) 304-4073

410 S. Fifth St.
PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56001

(507) 304-4335

(507) 304-4336


Blue Earth County Government Center

Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
B., Val Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
Boney, DeAnn Financial Assistance Supervisor (507) 304-4335
B., Sarah Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
B., Molly Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
B., Doris Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
C., Kati Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
C., Darcy Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
C., Laura Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
C., Nancy Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
D., Abigail Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
H., Jennifer Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
K., Holly Financial Assistance Program Coordinator (507) 304-4335
K., Cindy Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
L., Karie Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
M., Jennifer Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
M., Deb Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
N., Heidi Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
P., Ginger Fraud Investigator (507) 304-4335
R., Courtney Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
R., Ann Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
R., Sarah Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
S., Christine Financial Assistance Program Coordinator (507) 304-4335
S., Emily Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
S., Laurie Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
T., Fidela Case Aide (507) 304-4335
T., Tony Health Worker (507) 304-4335
W., Leah Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4435
W., Angie Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
W., Katie Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
W., Dianna Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
W., Jamie Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
W., Tyler Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335
Z., Bianca Financial Assistance Specialist (507) 304-4335

Housing Support Services 
Directions

410 S. Fifth St.
PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56001

(507) 304-4319

(507) 304-4387


Blue Earth County Government Center

Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Braam, Suzanne Case Manager (507) 304-4412
Caraway-Jensen, Julie Social Worker (507) 304-4267
Elofson, Andy Housing Support Coordinator (507) 304-4291
Fuller, Jennifer Case Manager (507) 304-4069
Pietsch, Andrew Housing Support Services Supervisor (507) 304-4442
Portner, Jamie Social Worker (507) 304-4446

Licensing (Day Care, Foster Care) 

410 S. Fifth St.
PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56001

(507) 304-4222

(507) 304-4387


Blue Earth County Government Center

Hours

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday 
Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Bobholz, Jackie Child/Adult Foster Care Licensor (507) 304-4191
Broskoff, Anne Social Services Supervisor (507) 304-4459
Holland, Holly Child/Adult Foster Care Licensor (507) 304-4475
Lechner, Michelle Case Aide for Licensing Programs (507) 304-4273
Petersen, Joanna Child Foster Care/Day Care Licensor (507) 304-4167

Mental Health Center/Psychiatric Hub 

410 S. Fifth St.
PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56001

(507) 304-4319

(507) 304-4160


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Aiken, Tricia Licensed Psychologist (507) 304-4319
Briese, Margaret Clinical Nurse Specialist (507) 304-4319
Burton, Cassy Mental Health Nurse (507) 304-4319
Davis, Kati Mental Health Nurse (507) 304-4319
Emich, Sara Mental Health Center Supervisor (507) 304-4407
Farnsworth, Michael Psychiatrist (507) 304-4319
Goblish, Michael Nurse Practitioner (507) 304-4319
Henderson, MaLinda Nurse Practitioner (507) 304-4319
Meyer, Donna Mental Health Nurse (507) 304-4319
Muggli, Tina Therapist (507) 304-6183
Nordland, Kyle Mental Health Case Aide (507) 304-4319
Nore, Mary Ann Mental Health Nurse (507) 304-4319
Oian, Brenda Marriage and Family Therapist (507) 304-4174
Sowers, Debra Nurse Practitioner (507) 304-4319
Stadtherr, Joni Therapist (507) 304-4402

Public Health 

410 S. Fifth St.
PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56002-3526

(507) 304-4319

(507) 304-4350


Blue Earth County Government Center

Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Intake, (507) 304-4444
Immtrack, (800) 658-2877
Ainsley, Elizabeth Public Health Nurse (507) 304-4451
Bergemann, Ann Care Coordinator (507) 304-4269
Bohl, Gretchen SHIP Staff (507) 304-4450
Bruegger, Torey Care Coordinator (507) 304-4334
Carey, Chelsea Care Coordinator (507) 304-4216
Daufenbach, Amy IMMTRACK Coordinator (507) 304-4494
Elofson, Jessica Public Health Nurse (507) 304-4179
Freitag, Teresa First Steps Coordinator (507) 385-3847
Friedrichs, Kristen SHIP Coordinator (507) 304-4411
Frisk, Bonnie Care Coordinator (507) 304-4215
Haeder, Kelley Public Health Supervisor (507) 304-4175
Horstmann, Jennifer Health Educator (507) 304-4202
Johnson, Donna Public Health Nurse (507) 304-4177
Julian, Veronica Care Coordinator (507) 304-4156
Nelson, Sue Program Coordinator - Waiver & Family Programs (507) 304-4168
Nerem, Shawn Clerical Specialist (507) 304-4163
Paulson, Jennifer Public Health Nurse (507) 304-4121
Rialson, Meg First Steps Home Visitor (507) 304-4497
Smith, Jill Nutrition Educator (507) 304-4148
Thibert, Cierra Nutrition Educator/WIC Coordinator (507) 304-4178
Walechka, Gale Clerical Specialist II (507) 304-4458
Walter, Lisa Care Coordinator (507) 304-4214
Zellmer, Molly Care Coordinator (507) 304-4493

Public Health (WIC) 

410 S. Fifth St.
PO BOX 3526
Mankato, MN 56002-3526

Mankato, MN 56001

(507) 304-4163

(507) 304-4550



Second Step Clubhouse 
Directions

421 E Hickory Street
Mankato, MN 56001

507-304-4414

Link: Second Step Clubhouse

Hours
Sunday - Saturday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Weekday Schedule
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Clubhouse Duties

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Structured Groups

2:30 pm - Close
Social / Recreational time

Weekend Schedule
1:00 pm - Close
Social / Recreational time