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Human services and public health client privacy

The county asks for private information about you to determine what benefits you may be able to access and what services you need. The Notice of Privacy Practices describes why Human Services and Public Health is collecting your private information, how the information may be used and shared with others, and how you can get access to this information.

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To get access to the information the Human Services and Public Health Department might have about you, fill out the release of information form and give it to your case worker if you have one, or mail it.

Mailing address

Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health
Release of Information Unit
Health Services Building
Level 6 (MC 956)
525 S. Portland Ave.
Mpls, Minnesota 55415

Phone: 612-543-4887
Fax: 612-317-6189

You may also request your data using Hennepin County’s online data request portal.

For questions about data privacy or if you believe your privacy rights have been violated, contact one of the following organizations.


Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department
Privacy Official
A-1600 Government Center
300 – 6th Street South – Mail Code 160
Minneapolis, MN 55487-0160


Minnesota Department of Human Services
Privacy Official
P.O. Box 64941
St. Paul, MN 55164-0941


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Office for Civil Rights, Region V
233 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 240
Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: 312-886-2359 or toll free 800-368-1019 or 866-282-0659
TTY/TDD: 312-353-5693
Fax: 312-886-1807

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