Contact Us

Elder & Disabilities Program

(218) 335-3626 Phone
(218) 407-4395 District 1
(218) 368-8718 District 2
(218) 760-1793 District 3
(800) 582-0224 Toll-free
(218) 335-3630 Fax

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Administration

(218) 335-8200 Phone
(800) 442-3909 Toll-free
(218) 335-8309 Fax

190 Sailstar Drive NW
Cass Lake, MN 56633


Elder Services

The following are services and/or programs that provide services to Elders or that list Elders as a top priority for services.


Elder Advocate

All our Elder Advocates are Mandated Reporters of physical, emotional, financial and sexual abuse and neglect.

Elder Advocates
Elder Advocates assist with transportation, food shelf visits, banking, grocery shopping, delivery of Commodities/Naps boxes, medical appointments and medication pick-up. We also help with county paperwork, social security, and health insurance information. Advocates will transport and accompany Elders/Disabled individuals to county appointments.

Emergency Assistance
Emergency assistance in extraordinary need. Please call if you have questions.

Eye Glasses, Denture & Hearing Aid Program
Leech Lake Elders 55 years of age and older qualify for the eyeglasses, denture and hearing aids program. Participants must utilize IHS.

Home Visits
Help with light house cleaning and provide a good listening ear.

Medical Equipment
Elders and disabled band members may qualify for some medical equipment. A doctors prescription may be required.

Wisdom Steps
We also provide information and assistance to the Wisdom Steps Program.

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Home Health & CHR Programs

We provide quality outreach health care services and health promotion/disease prevention services to American Indians and Alaskan Natives within their communities through the use of well-trained community health representatives.

We provide home health aid services such as housecleaning, personal grooming, grocery shopping for elders, Food Distribution delivery, prescription delivery, monitoring vital signs, and respite care services. We provide medical transportation service to and from medical appointments. Out of town trips with IHS referrals.

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Waiver Program

Elders, Do you need help to stay in your community?

  • Dressing and bathing?
  • Preparing meals?
  • Managing medication?
  • Light housekeeping?

If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, please contact the Leech Lake Health Division because you may qualify for assistance. (218) 335-4531 or 1-800-282-3389.

A Long Term Care Consultation (LTCC) is provided at no charge in the home of elders and people with disabilities. Anyone can request this assessment through the Leech Lake Band rather than going through their county social service office

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Personal Care Assistant Assessment

A Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Assessment is provided at no charge in the home of elders and people with disabilities.

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Medical Transportation

The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe has partnered with the Minnesota Department of Human Services through a Health Care Access Plan to offer you transportation to medical providers and medical transportation reimbursement services through our CHR program.

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Elderly Nutrition Program

Congregate, Home Delivered Meals and Caregiver Program