Human Services launches new benefits for school children
To ensure 350,000 Minnesota school children who qualify for the federal free and reduced-price meal program have access to healthy food, the Minnesota Department of Human Services, in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Education and Code for America, recently launched the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer, also referred to as P-EBT, benefit.
Some individuals who are adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic were eligible for state and federal economic support. This documentation explains how relief payments affect eligibility for Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) during the COVID-19 peacetime emergency.
Final deadline for fingerprint and photo background studies
The Department of Human Services has set June 30, 2020, as the final deadline for study subjects to have their fingerprints and photo taken for background studies submitted before April 6, 2020 when DHS temporarily modified its background studies processes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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