Perham Health Pediatrics Department

Our pediatrics team provides quality care for newborns through young adults. We welcome young children and their families for wellness care, regular check-ups, and education and parenting support for child-related issues and concerns. Your family is your biggest priority, and at Perham Health, they will be ours too.

Location: 1000 Coney Street West, Perham

Phone: 218-347-1200 


Pediatric Mental Health Services, Lakeland Mental Health

Children’s Therapeutic Services and Supports provides a therapeutic approach to intervention when a child or adolescent experiences an impairment in functioning as a result of a mental health or emotional difficulty.  Mental health practitioners provide CTSS outreach services at various sites including schools, homes, and a variety of other community locations. Skills training is primarily provided by mental health practitioners. Mental health professionals also provide CTSS Services as part of an individual’s treatment plan. These services typically include individual therapy, family therapy, or group therapy. Services can be provided by meeting with families in their home to develop and maintain safe and healthy relationships.

Location: 800 Coney Street West, Perham

Phone: 218-346-1563

Pediatric Psychology and Behavioral Health, Sanford Health

Sanford’s Psychiatry & Psychology specialties provide the latest in mental health care and treatment to help each patient achieve the highest possible level of independence. Our psychiatrists, psychologist, therapists, and psychiatric nurses work with patients individually and in group settings to provide treatment and improve each patient’s quality of life. With a broad range of outpatient, inpatient and partial hospitalization services we are dedicated to meeting the mental health needs of our communities with compassion, respect, and confidentiality. Sanford Behavioral Health focuses on helping individuals in the workplace and community who are struggling with anxiety, depression, psychological and emotional stress reactions and behavioral needs. Our experienced Psychiatrists, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Psychologists and Therapists provide a variety of therapeutic strategies to reduce symptoms, improve life skills and help people regain control of their lives.

Location: 1245 Washington Avenue Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Phone: 218-846-2000


Perham Health Pediatric Thereapy Department

Pediatric Therapy focuses on improving a child’s independence in everyday activities. Specialized Training in treating children with challenging needs such as:  Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Brain Injury, Attention Deficit Disorder, Orthopedic Conditions, Developmental Delays, Physical Disabilities, Sensory Integration Dysfunction, Torticollis, or Complex Medical History affecting Development.

Services include Speech, Occupational, and Physical Therapy. 

Location: 735 3rd Street SW, Perham

Phone: 218-347-1590 

Diagnostic Resources


Neuropsychology Associates is a group practice of neuropsychologists and psychologists in Fargo, N.D.   Our clinic was formed with the belief that excellent care can only happen if our providers have the freedom to tailor care to the unique needs of the patient.

Location: 1120 Main Ave #100, Fargo, ND 58103

Phone: 701-297-7588

Anne Carlsen Center

Anne Carlsen is a non-profit organization providing individuals with development disabilities or delays with services and supports for more than 75 years. Anne Carlsen has positioned itself on the cutting edge of innovation with unique programs, creative therapies and advanced assistive technologies that provide life-changing programming to those we serve.

Location: 2800 Main Avenue, Fargo, ND 58104

Phone: 701-364-2663

University of Minnesota Neuropsychology Department

Neuropsychology deals with how the brain functions as it influences behavior. In a multidisciplinary healthcare system neuropsychologists may work with experts in neurology, neurosurgery and psychiatry.  Each child’s neuropsychological function is the result of many processes involving thinking, emotions, memories, learning and physical behaviors. Many factors affect a child’s unique neuropsychological health. Our experts work in multidisciplinary teams to assess, diagnose and treat your individual child.

Location: Floor 3, Suite 340, ​717 Delaware St. SE,  Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612-365-6777



Location: 1852 Nodaway Drive, Detroit Lakes

Phone: 218-844-4848

Additional Resources

Freshwater Education District, Special Education

Location: 910 Ash Ave NE, Wadena MN 56482

Phone: 218-631-2281  ext. 1042

Productive Alternatives, Perham Location

Productive Alternatives has been providing vocational services for persons with disabilities for over 50 years. All persons with disabilities 18 years of age and older are eligible for services. Informational guidelines to all of our programs are linked on the left side of this page under “employment services” and detail the parameters and scope of each of our services. The array of services and supports may include:

  • Identification of employment opportunities and resources in the local job market.
  • Development of realistic employment goals.
  • Establishment of service plans to achieve employment outcomes.
  • Identification of resources and supports to achieve and maintain employment.
  • Coordination of and referral to employment-related services and supports.

Location: 802 Jenny Ave SW, Perham, MN

Phone: 218-346-2131

Boys and Girls Club, Perham Unit

We provide outstanding after school and summer programming to children between the ages of 5 and 18. Our programming is structured, meaningful, and relevant. It is designed to build self-esteem and help children develop ​and succeed academically, socially, and civically.

Location: 620 3rd Ave SW Perham, MN

Phone: 218-346-2526

Vision Therapy, InVision Eye Care

We work with many kids who are frustrated with their learning. Many of these children were bright and eager to learn, yet unable to process the information presented to them at school and fall more and more behind each school year. As school years pass they become less interested in school and may develop behavior problems.In addition to children with learning difficulties we also work with adults who have experienced a concussion or traumatic brain injury.

Location: 810 N Baird, Fergus Falls, MN 56537

Phone: 218-736-5609