DHS provides a variety of services in addition to economic support and health care to help Minnesotans.
DHS provides training and consultation about the Minnesota Vulnerable Adults Act and keeps a statewide database on maltreatment reports made and investigated.
DHHS serves Minnesotans who are deaf, hard of hearing, late deafened or deafblind as well as their families, service providers, employers and businesses.
DHS direct care and treatment provides an array of residential and treatment programs serving people with mental illness, developmental disabilities and other needs.
DHS supports policies and programs that help people with disabilities find the resources they need to live with choices and as independently as possible.