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To see what help is available to you and your family, look for programs available to eligible Minnesotans.

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State seeks input on draft child care licensing changes
The Minnesota Department of Human Services is asking for public feedback on new draft child care licensing standards for family and center-based child care providers.

MinnesotaCare enrollees: Watch for your bill in the mail
Thousands of Minnesotans covered by MinnesotaCare need to start paying monthly premiums again this summer to keep their insurance. Monthly premiums were paused during the pandemic.

With $4.6 million in grants, Minnesota supports family, friends and neighbors who provide child care
New state grants totaling $4.6 million will support the important role played by family, friends and neighbors who provide child care for children in diverse communities across Minnesota.

Over $20 million in new grants to combat opioid crisis
New state grants will address the ravages of opioid abuse by expanding treatment capacity and bolstering resources that strengthen communities and prevent opioid addiction.

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Agency transition overview

On May 23, 2023, Gov. Tim Walz signed into law two pieces of legislation that will bring big changes to the Department of Human Services, paving the way for the creation of a new Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) by July 1, 2024, and establishing the Department of Direct Care and Treatment (DCT) as a standalone agency in 2025. 

View the current status of the programs and services designated for each agency, including approximate budgets and estimates for staffing.

IRS form 1095-B is available upon request

DHS will mail the form only when requested by Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare enrollees. We will not automatically send the form out. Follow the instructions on this webpage to request your form 1095-B.


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