Advocacy Resources

Senior Advocacy

Healthy Seniors of Steele County

Cost: Donation/contribution based.

Service and Support Coordinator completes in home assessment to determine individual needs, advocates on behalf of seniors, and follows with case management, and connects you to other services.

Patient Advocate

Healthy Seniors of Steele County

Cost: Donation/contribution based.

Patient Advocates provide a companion for medical appointements, assisting the senior and understanding Physicians' orders, and helping to facilitate communication between the senior and the medical staff.

Senior Services

Minnesota Prairie County Alliance

Cost: Income-based

Assist seniors and their families to know the resources available to help them from the county, state and federal government. Offers assistance through phone consultations, in-person service assessments, and support planning.

Semcac Senior Advocacy


Cost: Donation-based

MNSure, Medicare/Medicaid Assitance, Finance, Crisis & Legal Services, application elgibility and assistance, and more.

Crisis & Legal Services

Southern MN Regional Legal Services

Cost: Free

Provides free, high-quality legal help to low-income people in critical civil matters.

Senior Linkage Line

MN Board on Aging and Area Agencies on Aging

Cost: Free

Medicare options/enrollment, Prescription drug expense assistance, long-term care options, application/form assistance, and more.

Veterans Linkage Line

MN Department of Veteran Affairs

Cost: Free

Works closely with federal, state and community partners to link Veterans and their families with benefits they have earned.

Disability Hub

Southestern MN Center for Independent Living

Cost: Free

Resource network that helps families of those with disabilities solve problems, navigate the system, and plan for your future.