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Our mission is "Making a Difference: Helping People Survive and Thrive"
We serve children, families and seniors; people who have low incomes; are homeless; have disabilities; or are chemically dependent. We provide services to meet food, health, nutrition and housing needs. We offer child and adult protection; counseling; day care licensing; employment supports; foster care information; and other services. CHS works with other organizations and vendors for some services. If you do not see your topic in the index, please type it into the search box.
CHS Seeks Volunteer Citizen Advisory Council Members for 2014
Ramsey County Community Human Services works with volunteers and community members in several program areas.
The following Citizen's Advisory Council committees meet monthly: Adult Services, Chemical Health, Childrens Mental Health, Childrens Services Review Panel, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Low Income, and Adult Mental Health.
To learn more about Citizen Advisory Meetings, visit CAC.
MNsure Health Care Marketplace
Ramsey County CHS provides information about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) program called MNsure for county residents. Learn about income limits and when and where to apply. Outreach Days, Times & Places (pdf)
MNsure English Fact Sheet (Word) | MNsure English (pdf)
MNsure waa suuqa cusub ay reer MN ka helaan daryeelka caafimaadka (Word) | MNsure af Soomaali (pdf)
Información sobre MNsureel mercado de atención médica | MNsure en español (pdf)
MNsure yog qhov chaw tshiab usa muag evsaslas kho mob rau tibneeg hauv xeev MN | MNsure Hmoob (pdf)
Adult Services (ASD) meet basic clothing, food, housing, health care and safety needs for seniors, adults with disabilities, low incomes, chemical abuse, or mental health concerns. Learn more ASD
Children and Family Services (CFS) help children and teens who need protection, are in trouble with the law, have mental illness or disabilities, or need foster or adoptive families. We train and license foster care and day care providers. We also give referrals. Learn more CFS
Financial Services (FAS) gives support to low-income, county residents. We determine eligibility for help with Child Care, Food Support (SNAP), General Assistance, Medicaid (MA) and the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP). Learn more FAS
The Anti-Racism Initiative strives for a multi-cultural, anti-racist organization that eliminates race and cultural disparities for clients and employees. Anti-Racism Initiative
Community Human Services (CHS) administers and delivers services annually to 125,000 residents. See CHS 2011 Report Get Involved through Citizen Advisory Committees
CHS Limited English Proficiency legal obligations and responsibilities serve fairly and equally all eligible county residents. This includes access for people who need language help. Plan for Provision of Services to Persons with LEP (11 page pdf)
Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA) Omnibus Rule changes released January 2013. | See Notice of Privacy Practices HIPAA changes (pdf) | Changes NPP HIPAA (Word)
MN Department of Human Services Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) is administered by CHS for county providers and families. See CCCAP Fund Plan CFP 2012-2013 (15 page pdf) | CCCAP Fund Plan 2014-2015 (16 page pdf)