Social Services

Report of Maltreatment Emergencies

To report suspected maltreatment or abuse of a child or a vulnerable adult in an emergency, dial the police at 9-1-1.

Child Protection Reports

To make a child protection report: call Watonwan County Human Services at 507-375-3294 or 888-299-5941, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and ask to speak with the Social Services Intake worker. For evenings, weekends, and holidays call 507-375-3121 and state that you need to make a child protection report.

Adult Protection/Vulnerable Adult Reports

To make an adult maltreatment/vulnerable adult report, call the Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center (MAARC) at 844-880-1574 (24 hours/day).

Crisis Support

Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) Report

To fulfill public input requirements, the Minnesota Department Of Human Services publishes this annual report. County agency staff must review and make available to the public the contents of this report and solicit public comments on the use of SSBG funds. County agencies are encouraged to integrate public input in its ongoing quality assurance processes.

Social Services Block Grant Annual Report Bulletin

Provide guidance to county agencies and to invite public input on use of SSBG funds

  1. Amy Pluym

    Social Services Supervisor - Adult
    Phone: (507) 375-7840

  2. Physical Address
    715 Second Avenue S
    St. James, MN 56081


    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 31
    St. James, MN 56081

    Monday through Friday
    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.