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The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) helps provide essential services to Minnesota's most vulnerable residents. Working with many others, including counties, tribes and nonprofits.

Commissioner

 Jodi Harpstead 651-431-2907

Assistant to the Commissioner, Angie Goserud 651-431-2924

Office of the Commissioner

  • Assistant Commissioner, Stacy Twite 651-431-4859

Areas included in this part of the organization:

Deputy Commissioner Communications and External Relations

The deputy commissioner for external relations oversees Communications, Community Relations, County Relations, Federal Relations, Legislative Relations and Office of Indian Policy. 

  • Deputy Commissioner, Nikki Farago 651-431-2201
  • Executive Aide, Denise Flock 651-431-5726

Areas included in this part of the organization:

Deputy Commissioner

The deputy commissioner for Operations oversees financial areas, the Business Solutions Office, the Office of Strategy and Performance and Direct Care and Treatment. 

  • Deputy Commissioner, Chuck Johnson 651-431-5672
  • Executive Aide, Denise Flock 651-431-5726

Direct Care and Treatment Locations

Direct Care and Treatment program locations:
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