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Programs & Services

Hastings Family Service COVID-19 Response

In accordance with CDC and state recommendations, the HFS building is closed to the public and modifications have been made to ensure safe social distancing for our neighbors, volunteers, and staff. 

More information can be found on the HFS COVID-19 Response page 

Who We Serve

Hastings Family Service provides services for person(s) who live within Independent School District 200, this area includes the cities of: Hastings, Hampton, New Tier, Miesville and Vermillion and portions of these townships: Denmark, Douglas, Hampton, Marshan, Nininger, Ravenna and Vermillion Townships.

  • Hastings Family Service provides people in need of emergency, short-term assistance with a seven-day supply of groceries. In addition, individuals may receive a voucher to a local grocery store for perishable items or to address special dietary needs. Emergency bags of food for 1,2, or 3 days are also provided.

  • Hastings Family Service provides grants and vouchers to individuals and families in emergency situations. Grants and vouchers may be provided to assist with some expenses such as housing, utilities, automobile repairs, gas, prescriptions, diapers, formula, and household items.

  • In partnership with Allina Health Regina Hospital this program provides hot meals and a safety check for the elderly, people living with a disability or recovering from surgery.

  • Just Friends provides transportation and assistance with grocery shopping to enhance the quality of life for people in the Hastings community.

  • Families in need receive food, gifts, and toys during the Holidays. Businesses, churches, schools, and individuals make donations, fundraise, adopt families, host gift trees, and participate in toy and food drives to help their neighbors.

  • Hastings Family Service provides a backpack filled with school supplies at the beginning of the school year for children at all grade levels who are in need.

  • Clean, seasonal, carefully inspected, gently used clothing and household items are provided at no cost to those who need assistance. Merchandise is also available for sale to the public and all store revenue supports HFS programs. 100% of the inventory is donated by the community.