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Our mission: "Making a Difference: Helping People Survive & Thrive"
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.
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Children 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.
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Financial Assistance Services
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).
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Normal Lobby Hours are 7:30 a.m. - 5:45 p.m., Monday through Friday
News and Information
Community Human Services administers and delivers services annually to 134,000 residents. See CHS 2013 Report (58 page pdf)
To request a full report with tables and data, contact Ask Human Services | Get Involved through Citizen Advisory Committees
Upcoming January Meetings
Child Care Providers Orientation Bigelow Building - 450 N Syndicate, Wed., Jan 14th at 3 p.m.
Foster Care Information and Orientation Bigelow Building, Tuesday, Jan 6th at 2 p.m.
Citizen's Advisory Council Meetings: Children's Mental Health (Wilder: 451 Lexington) Jan 5th at 5:30 p.m. | Low Income (550 Rice) Jan 6th at 3 p.m. | CSRP (402 East Univ) Jan 7th at 4:30 p.m. | Adult Services (W 7th Community Center: 265 Oneida) Jan 8th at 3 p.m. | Chemical Health (402 East Univ) Jan 14th at 9:00 a.m. | Intellectual Developmental Disabilities (402 East Univ) Jan 14th at 4:30 p.m. | Mental Health (402 East Univ) Jan 20th at 6:00 p.m. | Citizen's Advisory Council (402 East Univ) Jan 21st at 3:30 p.m. | More CAC
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
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 Service Provisions for People with Limited English Proficiency (10 page Word) LEP as 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.