Browns Valley Health Center is a Medicare and Medicaid certified facility providing all levels of care: short term stays for rehabilitative care and long term care.  The Browns Valley Health Center also provides services and programs for special needs, including respite care.

Food Shelf:

Browns Valley: Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Located at 106 4th Street South, Browns Valley.  Call 320-695-2467 for more information.

Wheaton: Open two Thursdays per month from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.  Located at 15 10th Street South, Wheaton.  Please check the schedule at Food Shelf entryway for exact dates.

Head Start/Early Head Start serves families with children in a seven county area who meet age and income guidelines set by the federal government.  Ten percent of Head Start’s enrollment is reserved for special needs children who may be over the income guidelines.  All Head Start services are provided at no cost to the family.

Prairieview Place is an independent senior living community, with services, for those age 55 or older in Wheaton, MN.

Horizon Public Health strives to promote and protect the health of all citizens by offering a wide variety of programs and services designed to enhance the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities in the counties of Douglas, Grant, Pope, Stevens, and Traverse.

Browns Valley Public Library

Rainbow Rider is the public transit system serving the West Central Minnesota counties of Douglas,
Grant, Pope, Stevens, Todd, and Traverse
with handicapped accessible buses as well as a Volunteer
Driver Program

It is available to all people in the six county area with no income or age restrictions and no forms to fill
out. Our service is funded by passenger fares, service contracts, state and federal taxes, sales of advertising space, donations, and is governed by the Rainbow Rider Transit Board.

Door-to-door service is given with extra special care given to children and senior citizens. Whether you
need public transportation to get to work, school, sports, the library, shopping or just a fun outing, call 1-
800-450-7770 or 320-283-5061 (locally) to arrange your ride today.

Sanford Home Care services are under a partnership with Sanford Hospital. Their office is located off the clinic at Sanford-Wheaton Hospital. Home Care provides a team of professionals including registered nurses, home health aides, and homemakers. They care for recovering, disabled, or chronically ill people who need medical treatment or assistance with activities of daily living. Referrals are available by calling 320-563-0078 or 701-437-4010 or by contacting your health care provider.

Someplace Safe If you are in immediate danger call 911. You can also call Someplace Safe’s 24-hour
Crisis Line at 800-974-3359. If you or someone you love is in an unhealthy situation or experiencing
violence, we can help! Someplace Safe provides services to victims and survivors of crime, and their
families. Trained advocates assist individuals living in abusive or violent situations with their self
defined needs. Someone is available 24 hours a day to speak with you, help assess your needs and safety,
provide information, or help locate needed resources.

Traverse Care Center is a 49 bed skilled nursing home facility dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to each individual they serve in a caring and competent manner. The nursing home is managed by Health Dimensions Group.

Traverse County District Court

Traverse County Resource Book June 2015 which lists local services and information.

West Central Initiative

West Central MN Communities Action is a resource agency dedicated to reducing the effects of poverty in West Central Minnesota. The organization helps people achieve self-sufficiency and improve the quality of rural life.

Wheaton Community Library