Lake Country Cottage Drop-in Center

Lake Country Cottage Drop-in CenterLake Country Cottage is a drop-in center for adults diagnosed with mental illness.  A drop-in center is a safe environment where staff and members help each other in the following areas:

  • Organized and informal recreational and social activities 
  • Finding and keeping housing 
  • Assistance understanding and accessing transportation in the community
  • Using art to manage anxiety and stress
  • Learning computer and resume building skills 
  • Help finding and keeping employment

Drop-in Hours

Mondays     9AM – 1PM
Tuesdays   12PM – 4PM

Thursdays 12PM – 4PM
Fridays        9AM – 1PM

What does it cost to be a member?

Membership at the Cottage is free of charge and open to adults diagnosed with mental illness.  We require a recent diagnostic assessment and a short intake packet, but staff at the Cottage can help with that process.  To download the Lake Country Cottage intake packet, visit our Resources Page.

Calendar of Events

Having activities that you look forward to and spending time with friends is good for your mental health.  Lake Country Cottage offers people with mental illness a regular calendar of events to look forward to and an opportunity to build meaningful, supportive relationships.

Some regular events include:

  • Regular computer classes (Fridays)
  • Arts and crafts (Tuesdays)
  • Yard and garden club (Mondays)
  • Games and cards (Friday afternoons)
  • One-to-one scheduled assistance with resume building

See our resources page for an up to date calendar of coming events and groups at the Cottage and in the Park Rapids community.

Location of the Lake Country Cottage

The Lake Country Cottage is located at 516 West First Street in Park Rapids (immediately West of Casey’s Convenience Store on Hwy 34).

 

 
 

Office Hours

Park Rapids Office

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
    8:00 to 5:00
  • Wednesday
    8:00 to 7:00
  • Friday
    8:00 to 1:00

Bemidji Office

  • Monday – Friday
    8:00 to 5:00

Both LCA offices may be closed over the noon hour. 

Important Numbers

Park Rapids Office Phone:
218-366-9229

Bemidji Office Phone:
218-444-2233

LCA Fax Number (both offices):

218-237-2520

24-Hour Crisis Line:
800-422-0045

Resources

Our Brochure

Group Therapy Brochure

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