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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
We are closed Labor Day and have reduced hours Tuesday - Friday.
Lobby Hours will be 7:30 am - 4:15 pm.
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
Upcoming September Meetings
Child Care Orientations for people interested in being providers: Sept 10th (Gov Center - 160 E Kellogg) at 9:30 am | Sept 24th (Bigelow - 450 N Syndicate) at 3:00 pm
Child Foster Care Orientation to learn about needs and licensing: Sept 2nd (Wilder Center - 451 Lexington Parkway N) at 6:00 pm
Citizen's Advisory Council Meetings: Low Income (550 Rice St) Sept 2nd at 5:30 pm | Children's Services Review Panel (402 E Univ) Sept 3rd at 4:30 | Adult Services (West 7th Community Center - 265 Oneida) Sept 4th at 3:00 | Chemical Health (402 E Univ) Sept 10th at 9:00 am | Intellectual Developmental Disabilities (Star Services - 1295 Bandana Blvd #135) Sept 10th at 4:00 | Mental Health (402 Univ, St Paul) Sept 16 at 6:00 pm | Citizen's Advisory Council (402 Univ, St Paul) Sept 17th at 3:30 pm | 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
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.