The Human Services and Public Health Department (HSPHD) consists of a number of focused but flexible service areas, common internal support systems and cross-department integrated initiatives all working together to build better lives and stronger communities for the individuals, families and communities of Hennepin County.
HSPHD Director: Rex A. Holzemer, Assistant County Administrator
Read about our vision, mission and goals.
Need help meeting your basic needs for food, cash and medical care? Call 612-596-1300
Do you need other kinds of social services help? Call 612-348-4111
Are you a senior or a person with disabilities? Call 612-348-4500
Read more about the 2013 proposed Human Services and Public Health Department budget.
Hennepin County’s Human Services and Public Health Department (HSPHD) is strategically locating its services in six regional sites to improve access and expand community-based involvement. We have launched a geographic, community-based approach to improve client service delivery and results for both individuals and families (Better Lives) and to build community assets (Stronger Communities). Ground-breaking for the NW Regional Site is expected in the Fall of 2010.
For details, read HSPHD's New Direction: Delivering Services in the 21st Century (Background and Support Data, April 2011).
The Human Services and Public Health Department’s new model for client service delivery integrates a variety of specialty staff into teams that focus on three main functions. Read more about this model
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