New Rockford, ND

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Eddy County Social Services

Central Prairie Social Services District

(Eddy, Foster, Wells Counties)
22 South 9th St
New Rockford, ND 58356

Main Phone: (701) 947-5314 

Fax: (701) 947-2960

Teresa Kluth, Director
(701) 947-5314 ext 0

 Alicia Lamm, Social Worker
(701) 947-5314 ext 3

 Paula Duren, Eligibility Worker
(701) 947-5314 ext. 2

Lorie Schlechter, Eligibility Worker
(701) 947-5314 ext. 1

Alison Nybo, Administrative Assistant
(701) 947-5314 ext. 0

Central Prairie Social Services District provides assistance in determining eligibility to assist people and families for the following programs:

SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), Medicaid, Child Care Assistance, TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), LIHEAP (Heating Assistance), Long Term Care/Basic Care. 

Social Workers provide Child Protection Services and work with children and families to preserve and encourage a strong, safe, and healthy family life.

HCBS (Home and Community Based Services) provides assistance to elderly and disabled people to remain in their homes. HCBS programs are administered by Dawn Lende, Licensed Social Worker, who serves Foster and Eddy Counties and can be reached either by calling 701-947-5314 Ext 0 or 701-652-2221.

Counseling services are provided by Lake Region Human Service Center. Therapists meet clients at the East Central Center for Exceptional Children and also make home visits.  To make an appointment, call Lake Region Human Service Center at 701-665-2200 or 1-888-607-8610.


The Department of Human Services has a portal where people can apply online for traditional Medicaid, Medicaid Expansion, and other economic assistance programs. People can also complete their reviews online. People who choose to apply for the Medicaid expansion online will be referred to the federal Health Insurance Marketplace.  To access the portal go to

This site maintained by the New Rockford Area Betterment Corporation.