County services suspended
Effective March 17 to April 10 at 5 p.m.
Hennepin County is closing all public-facing services at all 41 libraries, human service centers, and licensing service centers.
Staff will explore solutions for serving residents without person-to-person contact.
Stay informed at the county's COVID-19 page.
Services for children waiting to be adopted and prospective families
Investigation and protective services for maltreated vulnerable adults
Financial assistance for burial, funeral and cremation expenses
Programs designed to supplement family and individual incomes
Chemical addiction treatment
Services for eligible adults and adolescents, including the Project Child program
Child and Teen Checkups
Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) services are for children and young people (newborn through age 20 years) who receive healthcare benefits through Medical Assistance.
Child care assistance
Subsidized child care assistance for income-eligible families
Child protection services
Information regarding child protection reporting, investigation and services
Child support services
Assistance in establishing parentage, interpreting court orders and enforcing child support
Screenings assess risk of commitment for mental illness, chemical dependency or development disabilities.
Disabilities - services for people with
Assistance for people with disabilities to live in their communities as independently as possible
Domestic abuse service center
Services for people who have experienced domestic violence
Early childhood intervention
Services for families with children up to age five, including the Follow Along and Help Me Grow programs
Short-term aid for families needing immediate help for the health or safety of a minor child
Career counseling, job training and placement, and information about the job market
Help for low-income people to buy the food they need for sound, nutritious meals (also known as SNAP)
Recruitment, licensing, training and retention for foster care
Health care assistance
Help applying for health care, choosing a plan and getting transportation to medical appointments
Health care for people with disabilities
Special needs basic care plan for Hennepin County residents
Low-cost shots for adults and children without insurance
Mental health clinics
Outpatient mental health services for residents of all ages, free or at a sliding fee
Mental health crisis team - adults
Mobile support and intervention service for adults experiencing a mental health crisis
Mental health crisis team - children
Mobile team for families to call when children or adolescents experience a mental health or behavioral crisis
Mental health services – adult
Consultations and referrals for adults with serious mental illness or substance abuse issues
Mental health services - children
Screening, assessment and service planning for children with diagnosed mental health disorders
County and community resources for immigrants and refugees, with help in 32 languages
Access, consultation, assessment and service planning for seniors
Find child care centers that offer the Strong Beginnings Program. The program provides special services, intervention and support for children and families.
Teen parent assistance
Resources for young parents, including public assistance, parenting information and child care help
Assistance for veterans and their families in obtaining benefits and services
Volunteer and community partnerships
Helping human services clients and staff achieve better results
Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
Nutritional assistance for pregnant or breastfeeding women and families with young children
Resources for employment service providers working with the MFIP and diversionary work programs