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Get connected with Parent Aware

Too many of Minnesota's children are not prepared for kindergarten. Parent Aware gives you the tools and information to find the best quality child care and early education for your child. Search more than 12,000 programs by quality rating, location, schedule and more on the website.

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Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center

Help keep vulnerable adults safe. Report any suspected adult maltreatment by calling the Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center, 1-844-880-1574. The statewide toll-free number works 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Your identity will remain confidential and your report will be promptly sent to the appropriate investigative agencies. For more information, visit the Adult protection page.

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Health care coverage

Did you know Minnesotans who qualify can enroll in Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare year-round? Visit the Applying for Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare page for information about the application process.

Spend $10, Get $10 at your farmers market; Use EBT-SNAP and get up to $10 worth of Market Bucks

Market Bucks boost SNAP power at farmers markets

The farmers market season is underway in Minnesota, which means Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program customers have more help accessing fresh, healthy, local food. SNAP customers can double their purchasing power at participating farmers markets. Every $1 of SNAP benefits spent is matched by $1 in Market Bucks — up to $10. Learn more on the Hunger Solutions Market Bucks page and see a map of farmers markets participating in the 2016 Market Bucks initiative.

Latest news

Six clinics begin planning to become Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics

Six clinics are working to be Minnesota’s first Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics through grants announced by the Minnesota Department of Human Services today. 

Governor Dayton appoints members to Mental Health Task Force

Governor Mark Dayton recently announced his appointments to the Governor’s Task Force on Mental Health.

Feedback sought on new federal rule for disability services in community

The Minnesota Department of Human Services is seeking input from people with disabilities about a new federal rule for home and community-based services.

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Live Well at Home
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Service providers from across the state share what Live Well at Home grants mean to the people and the communities they serve. Live Well at Home grants support older Minnesotans’ desire to live at home in the community through home and community-based service supports such as chore, caregiving, home modification, and transportation services.

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June_BarkerJune Barker
June Barker, a former foster youth, is working toward a degree in early childhood education with help from the Education and Training Voucher Program.

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