RSR Human Service Zone is committed to providing quality, efficient and effective programs, which improve the lives of the residents of Ransom, Sargent, & Richland Counties. (Formerly County Social Services)

Local offices in Lisbon, Forman and Wahpeton administer the following program areas: 

Economic Assistance

  • Fuel Assistance – Low Income Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)
  • TANF-Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
  • Medical Assistance
  • Food Assistance (SNAP)
  • Child Care Assistance

Apply for services:

Child Welfare Services

  • Child Protection Assessments
  • In Home Case Management
  • Foster Care Case Management
  • Foster Home Licensing
  • Child Protection Intake—To report child abuse or neglect, call: 1-833-958-3500  Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 PM; or report to local law enforcement after hours.

Qualified Service Provider for Home and Community Based Services for the elderly & disabled.

  • Homemaker
  • Respite Care
  • Personal Care
  • Companionship

Other North Dakota Services Available to residents:

Childcare Licensing is required for anyone providing care to more than 5 children or more than 3 infants under 2 years of age. Licensed providers can participate in the Child Care Assistance Program, if they care for children who qualify, and the USDA Food Program. For more information or if interested in becoming a licensed provider please visit Parents seeking licensed childcare can access information regarding local providers by accessing the Find Child Care link on the Child Care Aware of North Dakota website at:

The Aging & Disability Resource LINK provides current information on opportunities and services available statewide and nationwide, and connects individuals to services to help them maintain or improve quality of life.

Contact ND ADRL at 1-855-462-5465 or visit for more information.

Exploited & Vulnerable Adult ReportingTo File a Vulnerable Adult Report online Complete Report Form or call 1.855.462.5465 Option 2.




Road Restrictions Map 5/25/22

Transportation Permits available online through LoadPass Permits:


State Drain Tile Application 80 Acres or Greater

State Drain Tile Notification Less Than 80 Acres


Recurring Events:

County Commission Meets the 1st and 3rd  Tuesday @ 8am
Water Resource Meets every Tuesday @ 8am

2022 Holiday Schedule

Recent Meeting Minutes

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