14, 2013 - DHS this month launched an initiative that provides food directly to low-income children and families. The initiative, called the Summer Backpack Program, is supported by bonus funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
10, 2013 - Heroin and prescription opiate abuse is on the rise in Minnesota. Learn about the dramatic increase in abuse of the drugs and what’s being done to address it on programs airing this month on Twin Cities Public Television.
16, 2013 - Commissioner Jesson and members of the Minnesota Board on Aging will accept an award honoring DHS and the Board on Aging for including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older adults in program planning and services.