DHS partners with counties, tribes, providers, consumer groups, advocacy organizations and other partners in human services to address Minnesotans' needs.
The Gaps Analysis Study informs state legislators about the status of programs that support older adults, people with disabilities or people living with mental health conditions. The study fulfills statutory requirements to report about the full range of long-term services and supports for children, adults and older adults.
Access local and statewide data related to long-term services and supports for people with disabilities and older adults. Interactive reports and county profiles display demographic and performance measurement data.
The Waiver Review Initiative monitors compliance with state and federal requirements for home and community-based waiver services, to identify promising practices that improve service quality for participants, track local improvements and obtain feedback about DHS.