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Ramsey County Residents and Home Fuel Assistance
Effective February 4, 2014, maximum income guidelines for low-income
heating energy assistance have increased.
If you need help to pay your utility bill in Ramsey county, call 651-645-6470.
Or, see Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties.
MNsure Health Care Marketplace
Income limit information and when, where and help to apply for MNsure, the Affordable Care Act market for residents.
Days and Times (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 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. 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.