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West Central Human Service Center: Region VII

West Central Human Service Center: Region VII WCHSC from the Air

West Central Human Service Center is one of eight regional human service centers within the North Dakota Department of Human Services designed to provide a wide range of behavioral health and other human services.

The center serves a ten-county area that includes Burleigh, Emmons, Grant, Kidder, McLean, Mercer, Morton, Oliver, Sheridan, and Sioux counties, the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, and part of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. This 14,452 square mile area is home to more than 130,000 people.

24-Hour Behavioral Health Crisis Help
Call 211 for immediate help 24-hours a day, 7 days a week including weekends and holidays.

Walk-in Behavioral Health Assessments - Supporting individuals in their time of need. No appointment needed.

  • Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Individuals walk-in and want to be assessed for a behavioral health need.
    • They meet with a triage specialist and the business office.
    • They are connected to services.
      • People with acute, severe symptoms are served right away. Others may be served within one to several days or may be referred to other community behavioral health service providers.

Telehealth Information

For established clients: Learn how to set up Netsmart telehealth app on your computer or mobile device.

Mission: Our mission is to provide quality, efficient, and effective human services, which improve the lives of people.

No one will be denied access to services due to inability to pay; and there is a discounted/sliding fee schedule available based on income.

Staff: The staff may include professionals trained in the following specialties: psychiatry, psychology, addiction counseling, social work, counseling, case management and nursing. Some services may be provided through contracts.

Contact Information

Regional Director: Brad Brown

Lobby Location: Off Schafer Street through West Door #4 (See photos above)

Mailing Address:
West Central Human Service Center
1237 W. Divide Ave., Suite 5
Bismarck, ND 58501-1208
Phone: (701) 328-8888
Toll-Free: (888) 328-2662
711 TTY
Fax: (701) 328-8900
Email: dhswchsc@nd.gov

24-Hour Behavioral Health Crisis Help
Call 211 for immediate help 24-hours a day, 7 days a week including weekends and holidays.

Vocational Rehabilitation
Phone: (701) 328-8800
Toll-Free: (888) 862-7342
711 TTY



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