This is a basic guideline for accessing services provided by Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department.
Contact Number: (612) 348-2816
Program Summary: Adult Foster Care licenses are issued through the individual counties and may be available for settings of less than five residents.
To become licensed as an adult foster care provider the applicant must meet minimum licensing standards:
Adult foster care means the provision of food, lodging, protection, supervision, and household services to a functionally impaired (vulnerable) adult in a residence and may also include the provision of personal care, household and living skills assistance or training, medication assistance and assistance safeguarding cash resources. The Adult foster care license holder may have a maximum license capacity of five if all persons in care are age 55 or over and do not have a serious and persistent mental illness or a developmental disability. There are two types:
Call (612) 348-2816 and leave information requested, per message. Phone line is accessible 24 hours a day. Questions regarding placement in adult foster care homes should be directed to the Front Door at (612) 348-4111.
300 South 6th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55487
The system is based solely on the need for special resources, for specific people. All development of corporate and family adult foster homes is driven by the specific needs of clients who need carefully planned housing services. The client's case manager works closely within the planning and notice of development process and is responsible for obtaining the most appropriate residential placement possible. Referrals for residential services, in either corporate or family homes, are given directly to the county by an individual's case manager, in response to the resident's needs.
Last Update: 09/27/12
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