Energy Assistance EXTENDED to July 1

Applications for Energy Assistance will be accepted until Friday, July 1, 2016.  In addition, the amount for maximum Crisis benefit assistance has been increased. To learn more, contact a Mahube-Otwa office near you:  847-1385 (Detroit Lakes), 732-7204 (Park Rapids), 935-5022 (Mahnomen), 739-3011 (Fergus Falls), and 632-3600 (Wadena).


FREE INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE is availalbe for low-to-moderate income residents and senior tax payers. Completed Federal and State returns will be electronically e-filed from one of five locations; rent and property tax refunds can also be completed. Make an appointment and find a location near you.


Mahube-Otwa is a MNSure partner and assistor agency - providing health insurance outreach, education and application assistance to clients.  Mahube-Otwa's trained assistors can help you 'navigate' through your health inusrance questions; call 847-1385 for additional information.  To learn more about MNSure, visit or call the MNSure Contact Center toll free at 1-855-366-7873.

HEAD START & EARLY HEAD START --- Enrolling now!

Head Start offers comprehensive services for young children ages birth to 5 and pregnant women. Get more Head Start information, or call (218) 847-1385.

Telephone Service Discount Programs:

There are several landline and wireless service providers authorized to provide telephone service discounts to income qualifying households. Learn more about telephone service discounts. Telephone discount application (PDF document).

Are you an older Minnesotan interested in living at home as long as you can? Then, Live Well at HomeSM is for you.

Serving Becker, Hubbard, Mahnomen, Otter Tail, and Wadena Counties