Children and Families


Education for children and families encompasses many avenues throughout Marshall County, MN. The county school districts include:

Area Special Education Cooperative (ASEC)
The primary goal of the cooperative is to provide support services to teachers, administrators, parents and students with disabilities. A wide variety of support services are available to districts such as technical assistance, assessment for special education services, consultation, counseling, crisis intervention, low incidence services, early childhood special education programming and personnel development opportunities.
Agency: Area Special Education Cooperative
Contact: 218.773.0315 | Toll-Free: 1.866.687.2732

FREE Summer Food Program
Free breakfast and lunch to all children 18 & under. Monday - Thursday, June through August. Breakfast 9:00-10:00 a.m., Lunch 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Use Elementary school east door #1. (Date, Times and Locations may vary every year.)
Agency: Warren Alvarado Oslo School Free Summer Food Program
Contact: 701.739.2714

Help Me Grow
Program designed for children with special needs such as speech delays, movement problems or learning disabilities. Provide coordination of services such as physical therapy, speech therapy, early childhood special education or any other needed services to help children develop.
Agency: Help Me Grow
Contact: 1.866.693.4769

Resources are also available for childcare, Early Childhood Family Education and Head Start. Please select from the pages below for additional information.

Special Education Cooperative
The Northwest Regional Inter-District Council (NWRIC) is a special education cooperative formed in 1969 to provide special education consultation and direct services to eight-member school districts.
Agency: Northwest Regional Inter-District Council (NWRIC)
Contact: 218.874.8215