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  • DHS commissioner visits Burnsville to discuss work to improve child welfare system
    November 20, 2014 - Minnesota Department of Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson and Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie S. Gildea are traveling the state as part of the Children’s Justice Initiative, an effort to improve services for children in the foster care system.
  • Governor’s Task Force on the Protection of Children seeks input
    November 18, 2014 - The Governor’s Task Force on the Protection of Children is inviting public input on ways to improve specific parts of Minnesota child protection system through a series of questions on the Department of Human Services website.
  • DHS reaches out to improve health care results
    November 18, 2014 - The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) is asking for community input on how managed care contracts can provide better customer service, outcomes, and value for people enrolled in MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance (MA).
  • Safe sleep practices can prevent many infant deaths
    November 18, 2014 - Parents, families, hospitals and child care providers can help reduce the risk of sleep related infant deaths by following simple, safe sleep practices. To promote this message, Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed the week of Nov. 16-22, 2014, as Infant Safe Sleep Week.
  • Survey shows many not ready to pay for care as they age
    November 13, 2014 - Research shows that 70 percent of people 65 and older will need long-term care at some point in their lives.
  • Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare enrollees: No action needed now to renew coverage
    November 07, 2014 - Minnesotans enrolled in Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare will not need to take any action to renew their coverage during the MNsure open enrollment period unless they are contacted by the Department of Human Services with specific instructions.
  • Human Services helps at-risk youth attend post-secondary school
    November 06, 2014 - DHS recently awarded 117 at-risk youth an average of $3,000 in Education and Training Vouchers to attend post-secondary school this fall.
  • DHS commissioner visits Alexandria to discuss work to improve child welfare system
    November 05, 2014 - DHS Commissioner Lucinda Jesson and Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie S. Gildea are traveling the state as part of the Children’s Justice Initiative, an effort to improve services for children in the foster care system.
  • Rallies for Foster Care and Adoption kickoff set for Nov. 9
    November 03, 2014 - The first two Rallies for Foster Care and Adoption on Nov. 9 at 9 a.m. and at 1 p.m. at Shilo Temple International Ministries in Minneapolis will launch a series of rallies through June 2015 to increase the number of kinship, foster and adoptive families for African-American children under state guardianship in need of safe, loving homes.
  • DHS commissioner visits Redwood Falls and Mankato to discuss work to improve child welfare system
    October 29, 2014 - Minnesota Department of Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson and Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie S. Gildea are traveling the state as part of the Children’s Justice Initiative, an effort to improve services for children in the foster care system.
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