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North Dakota Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced that the West Central Human Service Center (WCHSC) and several other offices at the Prairie Hills Plaza location at 1237 West Divide Ave., in Bismarck, will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 30 for the rest of the day starting at 12 p.m., due to water main repair work. 

Other HHS offices also affected by the temporary closure include Adult and Aging Services, Developmental Disabilities, Disability Determination Services and regional Vocational Rehabilitation office. 

The City of Bismarck notified HHS today that repair work addressing a water main break will be done on piping that connects the building to the main water line located off Schafer Street. 

HHS expects to be able to resume regular operating hours on Friday, Dec. 1. 

The temporary closure affects on-site services only. Team members are notifying people who had scheduled appointments about the closure. Evening group sessions are also canceled.  

Case managers and other team members who provide services directly to clients in the community will meet with them as planned. Crisis services continue to be available 24-hours a day. 

IMPORTANT: People experiencing a behavioral health crisis should call the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline for immediate help.  

West Central Human Service Center provides behavioral health services focused on chronic disease management and crisis services to residents of Burleigh, Emmons, Grant, Kidder, McLean, Mercer, Morton, Oliver, Sheridan and Sioux counties. 

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