07, 2014 - DHS Commissioner Lucinda Jesson has announced agency goals and action steps for 2014. The goals and action steps with a focus on people, innovation, equity and integrity are contained in the document Framework for the Future: 2014, which is available on the DHS website. This direction builds on accomplishments from the past year.
06, 2014 - Minnesota Department of Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson visited Underbakke’s Little Tykes Daycare in Rochester today to highlight investments in early childhood education and progress in increasing the number of Parent Aware-rated programs.
05, 2014 - During Black History Month, DHS, the Council on Black Minnesotans, and several nonprofit and community organizations are working together to encourage families to adopt children waiting in the foster care system, particularly African-American children who are disproportionately represented in the child welfare system.
30, 2014 - Some people who applied for health care through MNsure may not receive notices or health care cards promptly. The DHS Member Help Desk can answer questions about your application or coverage for a Minnesota Health Care Program (MHCP). If you qualify for coverage, we can help you work with your doctor or pharmacy to get services and prescriptions you need.
27, 2014 - In response to the devastation of sex trafficking, the Minnesota Department of Human Services and its partners will soon provide an array of services to youth who have been victims of sex trafficking.