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Human Services overview

Here. When you need us. 

Apply for and manage Human Services or Public Health services online or by phone — you usually don’t need to visit a county office.

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Immediate help for people in emergency situations

Mental health crisis

Walk-in behavioral health center

Maltreatment of a vulnerable adult or elder

Child abuse or neglect

Homelessness and financial crisis

Early childhood screening and development services

Resources to help people live safely in their communities

Mental health and substance use

  • Access to a variety of services, from walk-in assessments to residential crisis care and connections to onsite or virtual therapy
  • hennepin.us/mental health
  • 612-348-4111

Community resources and basic needs

Housing with services

Parenting support

Seniors and people with disabilities

Economic benefits for families and single adults

Get food, cash and health care benefits

Child care

Child support

WIC: Women, Infants and Children

  • A nutrition and breastfeeding program serving pregnant people, new mothers, babies, and young children
  • hennepin.us/wic
  • 612-348-6100

C&TC: Child and Teen Checkups

  • Free dental, hearing and wellness checks for young people on Medical Assistance
  • hennepin.us/checkups
  • 612-348-5131

More ways to apply for and maintain supports

Access digital tools in the community

If you don’t have a smart phone or computer, you can access our online tools at several county buildings.

For specific locations, call 612-348-3000 or check the listing in the section below.

Get help if you're having trouble accessing services

Call the Hennepin County Human Services Navigator phone line at 612-543-5500.

Get help in your language

  • Reciba ayuda en su idioma.
  • Ku hel caawimaad luqadaada.
  • Nrhiav kev pab rau koj hom lus.
  • Получите помощь на вашем языке.
  • Afaan keen gargaarsaa argadhu.

Visit hennepin.us/OMS or call 612-348-2193.

We're adding technology tools in the community for people who aren't able to access online tools using their own personal devices. Using a digital access point, residents can:

  • Access and complete online applications
  • Scan and print Human Services documents
  • Use a phone to contact a representative
  • Register to vote

Find a digital access point

Minneapolis

Map: 1800
1800 Chicago Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404

Map: Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central
300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401

Map: Hennepin County Government Center
300 – 6th Street South, Minneapolis, MN 55487 – skyway level

Map: Hennepin County Library – North Regional
1315 Lowry Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55411

Map: Hennepin County Library – Walker
2880 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55408

Map: North Minneapolis Service Center
1001 Plymouth Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55411
Limited capacity due to COVID-19

Map: South Minneapolis Human Service Center
2215 – Lake Street East, Minneapolis, MN 55407

North metro

Map: Brookdale Service Center
6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Suite 100, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
Limited capacity due to COVID-19

Map: Northwest Human Service Center
7051 Brooklyn Boulevard, Brooklyn Center, MN 55429 – first floor

West metro

Map: Hennepin County Library – Westonka
2079 Commerce Boulevard, Mound, MN 55364

Map: Ridgedale Service Center
12601 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka, MN 55305
Limited capacity due to COVID-19

Map: West Human Service Center – Wells Fargo Building
1011 – 1st Street South, Hopkins, MN 55343 – Suite 109

Preventive care and treatments

hennepin.us/clinics

NorthPoint Health & Wellness Clinic

  • Medical and dental services in North Minneapolis
  • 612-543-2500

Public Health Clinic/Red Door Clinic

  • Testing/treatment for STDs and HIV; TB control; refugees/immigrant health screening
  • 612-543-5555

Health Care for the Homeless

  • Health care in the community for people experiencing homelessness
  • 612-348-5553

Mental Health Center

  • Outpatient treatment for psychiatric and substance use disorders
  • 612-596-9438

Partner clinics

Hennepin County Medical Center clinics

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