Home Study Agency Process Checklist DHS-4258C should be used when completing and documenting the home study process.
Other frequently used forms:
To complete or update an assessment, use the Minnesota Adoption and Foster Care Home Study Assessment DHS-4258D, or the Minnesota Adoption and Child Foster Care Home Study Assessment Update DHS-4258E.
Current and former foster youth can get up to $5,000 per school year for post-secondary education at colleges, universities, vocational, technical or trade schools. The Minnesota Education and Training Voucher (ETV) provides the funds.
For further information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or 651-431-4663
This database collects information about the independent living services Minnesota provides to youth and the outcome information from youth transitioning out of foster care. The state database is part of a federal effort to compare and evaluate these programs. To submit data, Minnesota case workers should use forms found in SSIS (Social Service Information System).
Although strides have been made in the last two decades towards lessening discrimination against minority sexual orientations, there remains both a lack of knowledge about, and some active negative bias towards those who identify on the LGBTQA spectrum. The practice guide Working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning/queer youth DHS-6500 (PDF) is intended to increase awareness, knowledge and skills of social workers and administrators in the child welfare system so they may effectively and competently meet the needs of LGBTQA youth and their families.