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Community Human Services

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Our mission: "Making a Difference: Helping People Survive & Thrive"


651-266-4444 or 266-3800 multi language 

grandma & teenAdult Services

Adult Services helps seniors, adults with disabilities, low incomes, chemical abuse, or mental health issues.
We help you meet needs for adult protection, clothes, food, homes, health care, mental health, detox & chemical dependency services.

Learn More ASD


happy dad holding 2 kidsChildren and Family Services

Children and Family Services 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  


160 E Kellogg CHS BuildingFinancial Assistance Services

30 Day Public Comment Period for Emergency Assistance (EA) & Emergency General Assistance (EGA) Policies

Please submit your public comments by August 27th for EA and EGA to
EA Policy (word) | EA Policy (pdf) | EGA Policy (word) | EGA Policy (pdf)

Financial Services (FAS)give support to low-income, county residents. We determine eligibility for Child Care, Food Support (SNAP), General Assistance, Medicaid (MA) and Minnesota's Family Investment Program (MFIP). | Learn more FAS

       Normal Lobby Hours are 7:30 - 5:45, Monday through Friday


Other News and Information

August Meetings

Citizen's Advisory Council Meetings: Children's Mental Health (451 N Lexington, St Paul) Aug 4th at 5:30 pm | Low Income (550 Rice St, St Paul) Aug 5th at 11:30 am | Children's Service Review Panel (402 Univ Ave E, St Paul) Aug 6th at 4:30 pm | Adult Services (265 Oneida, St Paul) at 3:00 pm | Chemical Health (402 Univ, St Paul) Aug 13th at 9:00 am | Intellectual & Developmental Disability (1295 Bandana Blvd #135) at 4:00 pm; Mental Health (402 Univ, St Paul) at 6:00 pm | Citizen's Advisory Council (402 Univ, St Paul) Aug 20th at 3:30 pm | More CAC

Daycare Child Care Provider Orientation (Govt Center, 160 E Kellogg #9600) Aug 13th at 9:30 am

Foster Care Information Session (Bruce Vento Bldg, 450 Syndicate, St Paul) Aug 5th at 2:00 pm

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. To request a full report with tables and data, contact Ask Human Services OR
See CHS 2012 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.  CCCAP Fund Plan 2014-2015 (16 page pdf)

Ramsey County Community Human Services works with other organizations and vendors for some services.
This information is available in accessible formats for people with disabilities by contacting CHS Accessible Web.