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Community Human Services

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Our mission is "Making a Difference: Helping People Survive and Thrive"


Child Care Provider Orientation Meeting

6 girls at table outdoorsWith summer coming, parents in Ramsey county need good quality child care. If you are thinking about providing day care, go one step further and learn about getting licensed. The county conducts orientations, visits and monitors homes twice a year, and recommends licensure. At the orientation meeting, you will hear an overview, can ask questions and will receive an application packet. Learn more

When: Wednesday, April 23 - 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Bigelow Building (by Midway Target), 450 N Syndicate in St Paul
Questions: 651-266-5437   |  Request Orientation Interpreter: 651-266-4166 

RCCHS Transitions

Smiling Meghan MohsMeghan Mohs is the new director of Ramsey County Community Human Services.  Previously, Mohs was the Director of CHS Adult Services, along with Children and Family Services. Mohs also oversaw development of 402 E University Avenue, "Bridge to Health and Wellness," the county's detox and crisis mental health center.

Monty Martin, who for thirteen years as Director, led CHS through many successful initiatives, by keeping on the pulse of employees and the people CHS serves, is retiring. He shares, "I am pleased and confident there will be a smooth transition under Megan's leadership."


Highlighted Programs

5 happy kidsAdult 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 Child Care, Food Support (SNAP), General Assistance, Medicaid (MA) and Minnesota's 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. 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 helps children, families and seniors; people who have low incomes; are homeless; have disabilities; experience mental illness; 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.