Ramsey County Human Services Helps Children Survive and Thrive
Ramsey County provides resources, referrals and services for children and families
- Schools, law enforcement or other agencies refer people to us. Or people come in on their own because they want services.
- First, we interview clients to do an intake screening.
- Then clients can be connected with services.
If you do not see what you are looking for below, please call 651-266-4444.
Adolescent Living Skills (ALS)ALS has resources for teens and young adults who live or have lived in foster care. Informal groups help people get ready to live on their own. Coordinators also help with circle of support meetings.
Learn more about ALS 651-266-4444
Social workers join adults with foster children and teens waiting to be adopted. They answer questions; help with applications and give on-going training and support.
Learn more about adoption 651-266 KIDS (5437)
There are cash and voucher programs for food, clothing, housing and medical needs. These programs are for eligible residents.
Learn more about financial assistance 651-266-4444
Families might get help paying for child care if they have received MFIP funds in the past 12 months or have low incomes. Families can also check on the license status of day care providers.
More about child care | More about licenses 651-266-3781
Child Protection Services (CPS)
Ramsey County has intake services for child abuse and neglect. We also provide case management.
Learn more about CPS 651-266-4500
The Ramsey County Attorney's Office administers child support services.
Learn more about child support 651-266-3344
Children who have a disability can get help from the county.
Learn about disabilities | Learn about developmental disabilities 651-266-3613
People with low incomes can receive help to buy healthy food.
Learn more about food assistance 651-266-4444
Foster parents make a difference for children and teens who need homes. Ramsey County licenses, monitors and supports foster homes.
Learn more about foster care 651-266-5437
Residents can apply for health services. Programs include health care funds or medical assistance, education, and health and wellbeing visits.
More about coverage | More about health screenings 651-266-4444
Ramsey County Human Services works with local groups to help people who are homelessness.
Housing and homelessness 651-225-9354
Mental Health Services
Ramsey County helps when people are in crisis. We also provide case management.
Learn more about children's mental health 651-266-4500 After 5 p.m. and before 8 a.m., call 651-266-7900