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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
Child Care Providers Orientation April 8th at 9:30 a.m. (160 E Kellogg) | April 15th at 3 p.m. (Bigelow - 450 N Syndicate)
Foster Care Information April 7th at 6 p.m. (Wilder - 451 Lexington) | Kin April 15th at 6 p.m. (Bigelow - 450 N Syndicate)
Citizen's Advisory Council Meetings (all meetings are at the 402 East University 1st floor conference room unless indicated): Children's Mental Health April 6th at 5:30 p.m. (Wilder: 451 Lexington) | Low Income April 7th at 3 p.m. | Children's Services CSRP April 1st at 5:00 p.m. | Adult Services April 2nd at 3 p.m. (W 7th Community Center: 265 Oneida) | Chemical Health April 8th at noon | Intellectual Developmental Disabilities April 8th at 4:30 p.m. | Mental Health April 21st at 6:00 p.m. | Citizen's Advisory Council April 15th at 4:30 p.m. | More CAC
Community Human Services Annual Report On an average day in 2013 CHS was serving an estimated 134,000 individuals. See CHS Annual Report (58 page pdf)
To request a full report with tables and data, contact Ask Human Services | Get Involved through Citizen Advisory Committees
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. Services Plan 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.