DHS partners with counties, tribes, providers, consumer groups, advocacy organizations and other partners in human services to address Minnesotans' needs.
The Minnesota Department of Human Services strives to help people live with choices and as independently as possible for as long as possible. Our partnerships with care providers and others are essential to our success.
DHS administers state and federal programs that provide protective services, supportive assistance and alternative housing arrangements for older persons and vulnerable adults.
Official communication to county and tribal staff and business partners about program changes and required actions.
DHS manages publicly funded programs that support people with a variety of disabilities, including developmental disabilities, chronic medical conditions, brain injuries and physical disabilities.
Our online document repository called eDocs provides easy access to current versions of brochures, forms and other documents.
DHS periodically issues requests for proposals (RFPs) to invite businesses and organizations to participate in various projects and programs.
The mission of the Home and Community-Based Services Partners Panel is to improve services for people with disabilities and mental health issues and the elderly.
DHS licenses service providers and monitors and investigates their compliance with Minnesota laws and rules.