Social Services

Ransom County Social Services is committed to providing quality programs and services with dignity and respect that are directed by public statute or policy to vulnerable children, adults and families so that they may secure or maintain safety and self-sufficiency.

  • Child Protection Assessments and Case Management
  • Children’s Special Health Services
  • Early Childhood Licensing (Day Care)
  • Child Care Assistance
  • Family In Home Services / Case Management
  • Foster Care Services (court ordered only)
  • Fuel Assistance – Low Income Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)
  • General Assistance
  • Home and Community-Based Services for the Elderly & Disabled
  • Basic Care Assistance
  • Homemaker, Personal Care, Information and Referral
  • Parent Aide Program
  • Primetime and Crossroads Child Care
  • Safety & Permanency Services
  • Subsidized Adoption & Foster care (court ordered only)
  • TANF-Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
  • Medical Assistance
  • Food Assistance (SNAP)
  • Family Home Care, Respite Care, Chores

Contact Us

205 4th Avenue West
PO Box 628
Lisbon, ND  58054
Phone: (701) 683-6158
Fax:  (701) 683-4491

CHILDREN & FAMILY SERVICES

Terry D. Brown, LSW
701-683-6135
Terry.Brown@co.ransom.nd.us

Kari Gilje, LSW
701-683-6166
Kari.Gilje@co.sargent.nd.us

 

HOMEMAKER/ADULT SERVICES

Elizabeth Harding, LSW
701-683-6114
Eharding@co.richland.nd.us

 

MEDICAID/CHILD CARE & FOOD ASSISTANCE

Andy Birchem, EWI
701-683-6134
andrew.birchem@co.ransom.nd.us

Cheri Deplazes, EWI
701-683-6136
cheri.deplazes@co.ransom.nd.us

 

HEATING ASSISTANCE & EBT

Linda Johnson, EWT
701-683-6133
linda.johnson@co.ransom.nd.us

 

SOCIAL SERVICE DIRECTOR

Becky L. Carow, LSW, Social Service Director
701-683-6150
becky.carow@co.ransom.nd.us

 

Non-Discrimination Policy

Ransom County Social Services makes available all services and assistance without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, political beliefs or affiliations, disability or status with respect to marriage or public assistance in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the North Dakota Human Rights Act of 1983.  If you believe you have been discriminated against, you may file a written complaint with the Ransom County Social Service Office; the North Dakota Department of Human Services Office for Civil Rights, 600 E Boulevard Ave., Dept. 325, Bismarck, ND 58505; or the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Health and Human Services, Federal Office Building, 1961 Stout St., Denver, CO 80294.