Ramsey County Human Services helps adults survive and thrive
Programs to meet basic clothing, food, housing, health care and safety needs for
- Adults who have disabilities
- Adults with low incomes
- Adults with chemical abuse or mental health concerns
Cash and Financial Assistance
Eligible residents can apply for social services help. There are cash and voucher programs for food, clothing, housing and medical needs.
Learn more 651-266-4444
Chemical Dependency (CD)
Ramsey County has CD services. They include: detoxification, assessments and screening, case management, referrals for treatment, and housing.
Learn more 651-266-7890 (information) 651-266-4009 (detox)
Ramsey County helps people who have disabilities to get support.
More about disabilities More about intellectual or developmental disabilities 651-266-3613
People with low incomes can receive help to buy healthy food.
Learn more 651-266-4444
Foster Care and Group Homes
Ramsey County licenses, monitors and supports adult foster homes. We also help people who cannot live on their own to find housing.
More about foster homes More about licenses 651-266-3613 (intake) 651-266-4258 (licenses)
Guardianship and Conservatorship -Guidelines, Screening and Fees
Learn about the process for deciding if financial help with court fees will be provided (MS Word) | (pdf)
See Civil Courts Minnesota District 2 video about guardianship | Visit Probate Court Guardianship
The county oversees a number of health programs. They include: health care funds or medical assistance, education, and health and well-being visits.
More about coverage More about county Public Health services 651-266-4444
Ramsey County Human Services works with groups to help people who are homelessness. Also see Foster Care and Group Homes.
Learn more 651-225-9354
Mental Health Services
Ramsey County helps when people are in crisis. We also have a mental health center and provide case management and support services.
Learn more 651-266-7890 After 5 p.m. and before 8 a.m., call 651-266-7900
Adult Protection Intake is the Entry Point to report maltreatment of vulnerable adults. This includes abuse, neglect or money exploitation. We also provide case management services.
Learn more 651-266-4012 (intake) After 5 p.m. and before 8 a.m., call 651-291-6795
We provide assessments for eligible Seniors to determine their needs and strengths. Then we give referrals for community supports or long term care. We also run the Ramsey County Health Center (AKA nursing home).
Learn more 651-266-3613 (intake)
Ramsey County Public Health has resources for people experiencing domestic and family violence.
Minnesota Department of Human Services 651-431-2000
Minnesota Department of Health 651-201-5000
Minnesota Disability Linkage Line 866-333-2466
Minnesota Senior Line 651-333-2433