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Our mission: "Making a Difference: Helping People Survive & Thrive"
About Circus of the Heart
What: Ask questions about adoption; meet experts who offer adoption services & win prizes
Where: Prom Center at 484 Inwood Ave., in Oakdale
When: Sunday, November 2nd from 1:00 to 4:00 pm
Who: Sanni Brown (KMOJ) emcees a celebration for YOU
Why: We want to celebrate the 539 children adopted in 2013 and
help 508 children who need permanent families now | Learn More MNAdopt
Government Offices are closed Tuesday, Nov 11th, for Veterans Day - Holiday Week Lobby Hours: 7:30 - 4:15
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.
Learn More ASD
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.
Learn more CFS
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).
Learn more FAS
Normal Lobby Hours are 7:30 - 5:45, Monday through Friday
Other News and Information
Upcoming November Meetings
Child Care Orientations for people interested in being providers: Nov 12th (Gov Center - 160 E Kellogg) at 9:30 am
Citizen's Advisory Council Meetings: Children's Mental Health (Wilder - 451 Lexington) Nov 3rd at 5:30 pm | Low Income (550 Rice) Nov 4th at 11:30 am | CSRP (402 East Univ) Nov 5th at 4:30 | Adult Services (West 7th Community Center at Oneida St) Nov 6th at 9:00 am | Chemical Health (402 East Univ) Nov 12th at 9:00 am | Intellectual Developmental Disabilities (Star Services - 1295 Bandana Blvd #135) Nov 12th at 4:00 | Mental Health (402 East Univ) Nov 18th at 6:00 pm | Citizen's Advisory Council (402 East Univ) Nov 19th at 3:30 pm | More CAC
Foster Care Introduction for people interested in being foster families for children: Nov 4th (451 Lexington) at 6:00 pm | More Foster Care
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 Service Provisions for People with LEP (10 page Word)
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.