Community Resources

Carlton County Social Services/Financial Assistance:

14 N 11th Street, Cloquet, MN 55720 Tel: 218-879-4583 or 1-800-642-9082


Services Provided:

Child Support Developmental Disabilities

Family and Children Services Financial Assistance

Medical Assistance Minnesota Care

Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) Childcare Assistance (CCAP)



Carlton County Public Health:

14 N 11th Street, Cloquet, MN 55720 Tel: 218-879-4511 or 1-888-818-4511


Services Provided:

Home Visiting: Prenatal, Post-Partum and Well Baby

Parent and Child Health Programs Children's Dental Services

Immunizations Child and Teen Check ups

Follow Along Young Parents Program

WIC Car Seat Program

Breast Feeding Support Infant Massage



Christ-centered School Readiness:


New Horizons Christian Preschool (3,4 & 5 year olds) - 218-879-7138



Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE):

Barnum 218-389-0108 Carlton 218-384-4464

Cloquet 218-879-9291 Esko 218-879-4038 ext. 4

Moose Lake 218-485-4834 Wrenshall 218-384-4274




Early Childhood Special Education:

Help Me Grow Early Intervention Screening birth-5 years - 218-879-1283

Northern Lights Special Education Cooperative - 218-879-1283



Early Childhood Screening (recommended at age 3):

Barnum 218-389-0108 Carlton 218-384-4464

Cloquet 218-879-9291 Esko 218-879-4038 ext. 4

Moose Lake 218-485-4834 Wrenshall 218-384-4274

This free screening includes vision, hearing, speech, small and large motor development, cognitive development and mental health screening. This screening is required before a child can enter Kindergarten.



Mental Health Screening:

Human Development Center Carlton County Human Services

40-11th Street, Cloquet, MN 55720 14 N 11th Street, Cloquet, MN 55720

218-879-4559 218-879-4583



Dental Screenings:

Childrens Dental Services: 218-879-4511 - Carlton County Public Health and Human Services

~1st or 2nd Thursday of each month

Give Kids a Smile Day (held annually on the 1st Friday of February).

~ Call 211 for an appointment of for more information visit:

https://www.mndental.org/public_home/about_us/give_kids_a_smile/



MN Bridge to Benefits: mnbridgetobenefits.org

Bridge to benefits is a website used to determine eligibility for public support programs and tax credits. The tool will ask you a few simple questions, but will NOT ask you for information that identifies you. It is easy, confidential and free.


*Please ask if you need any of the resources listed above. Access to MN Bridge to Benefits website and assistance in accessing any of the listed resources is provided to all families if needed.
















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