The Minnesota Department of Human Services provides services for more than one million Minnesotans in 87 counties and 11 tribes.
DHS operates an array of residential and treatment programs serving people with mental illness, developmental disabilities and chemical dependency. There are at nearly 200 sites statewide (PDF). Admission to these programs is by referral. Referrals generally come from county social services, the courts or other health care providers.
To get in touch with someone getting help in one of these programs, call the facility where he or she is staying.
3301 Seventh Ave. N.
Anoka, MN 55303
651-431-5250 or 651-431-5312
DHS operates five community dental clinics (PDF) that provide services to people with developmental disabilities, severe or persistent mental illness or traumatic brain injury who could not get care from other community providers.
Southern Cities Community Clinic
400 4th St. NW
Faribault, MN 55021
1425 E. Rum River Drive S.
Cambridge, MN 55008
Minnesota state operated vocational residential community services (PDF) and Minnesota state operated vocational community services (PDF) support services for people with disabilities.
Administrative offices are located at:
3200 Labore Road, Suite 104
Vadnais Heights, MN 55110-5186
Due to the redesign of the DHS website, phone numbers for making referrals and admissions are listed on the DHS Contact numbers page under Central Pre-Admissions. Please update your bookmarks or favorites if you frequently access this number online.