The Village Family Service Center | Mental Health, Addiction, Adoption, Family Services & More
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The Village Family Service Center

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Take the first step to better mental health and schedule an appointment with one of our experienced staff today!

Services We Offer

Discover how we can help you. Our services include counseling, addiction treatment, debt management, adoption and more.

Meet our Providers

We're here to help every step of the way. Click below to meet our expert, caring counselors and other service providers.

Upcoming Events

Mind Over Mood Group
2/28/2019 to 4/18/2019
PLEASE NOTE: This session of Mind Over Mood is now full . Please call to be placed on a waiting list or to be contacted about future groups. Mind Over Mood is an eight-week group to help individuals change negative thinking patterns that can lead to depression, anxiety, anger, guilt,...
Examining Our Unconscious Bias
Join The Village Business Institute for this training session led by Nancy Boyle . Developing an understanding of how to recognize and manage our unconscious biases is essential for creating fair, inclusive and discrimination-free workplaces and communities. This workshop is recommended for anyone who wants to better understand their own...


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Welcome to The Village

The mission of The Village Family Service Center is to strengthen individuals we serve through regional community behavioral health services. These include counseling for depression, anxiety and other mental health concerns, addiction treatment, mentoring, debt management, adoption, and pregnancy options counseling

Since 1891, The Village Family Service Center has helped area children and families improve their lives. The Village was founded as the North Dakota Children's Home Society, a home for orphaned children, and for decades provided a sanctuary for those who often had no other place to go. Today, The Village reaches out to more than 80,000 people every year, and we are constantly adapting our services to meet the needs of modern life.

As the definition of family evolves, so do we. And no matter how you define family, at The Village, you will never go it alone.

The Village Blog

Building a Company Culture Involves Everyone
By Robert Jones EAP Trainer We’ve all seen taglines and slogans created to entice and even manipulate our perception. Haagen-Dazs uses the line “Pleasure is the path to joy” to encourage us to seek happiness in a pint of double fudge chocolate. Hallmark tries to get us to show the...
How to Stop Yelling at Your Kids
Moms yell. Dads yell. And most of us feel pretty guilty after losing our cool. How we handle conflict teaches our children how to handle conflict as well. Do we want our children yelling at their friends? What life lessons do we teach when we respond to them that way?...
Learn to Speak Your Partner's Love Language
By Darren Carter EAP Counselor Valentine’s Day tends to be a time for people to focus on their relationship with their significant other. Perhaps you feel out of touch with your partner, and want to take steps to improve that relationship. A necessary component to any satisfying relationship is building...