DHS provides many resources to keep the public informed about activities, and performance of the agency and providers we license.
Key resources on the DHS website are listed in the Information Center to connect website users quickly to the services, documents and information they need.
DHS licenses service providers and monitors and investigates their compliance with Minnesota laws and rules. Licensing protects the health, safety and rights of those receiving services by requiring that providers meet minimum standards of care and physical environment.
The State of Minnesota is sponsoring a public awareness initiative to urge all Minnesotans to prepare for their retirement and later years when they will need long-term care.
The DHS Office of Inspector General oversees financial fraud and abuse investigation as well as licensing of residential and nonresidential programs for children and vulnerable adults.