DHS provides a variety of services in addition to economic support and health care to help Minnesotans.
Minnesota strives to ensure safe environments and services for vulnerable adults and encourages reporting of suspected maltreatment of vulnerable adults.
DHS 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.