Accessing supports for seniors and people with disabilities

Find information about services and where to start.

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Getting help to stay in your home

Services can include:

  • Personal care
  • Equipment and supplies
  • Home-delivered meals
  • Living skills training
  • Services such as cleaning and meal preparation
  • Respite care

These services help people stay in their home. Without these services they might be at risk of having to leave their home.

Services offer a way of life other than in an institution. They help people live as independently as possible.

Services are available to seniors and people with a disability (adults and children).

Programs that provide these services are available to people who meet eligibility criteria.

More information

Talk to someone by phone

Information on specific programs

For veterans

Veterans service office of Hennepin County

Getting supportive services in the community

Services can include:

  • Employment support
  • Day programs
  • Residential living options like customized living and adult foster care
  • Support for your caregiver
  • Transportation

These services help people feel connected to the communities they live in.

Services are an alternative to institutionalization, helping people feel integrated in their community.

Programs that provide these services are available to people who meet eligibility criteria.

More information

Talk to someone by phone

Information on specific programs

For veterans

Veterans service office of Hennepin County

For anyone seeking services for a child

Services can include:

  • An assessment of needs
  • A short-term service plan with the family
  • Referrals to community resources
  • Case management for mental health or developmental disabilities
  • Help for parents struggling to access services

Talk to someone by phone

Call Hennepin County Front Door. You'll talk to a county staff member about your options. These include referrals and information. Call 612-348-4111.

Helping adults maintain their mental and social well being

Services can include:

  • An assessment of needs
  • A short-term service plan with the individual
  • Referrals to community resources
  • Case management for mental health or developmental disabilities
  • Major cleanup to avoid losing your home

Talk to someone by phone

Call Hennepin County Front Door. You'll talk to a county staff member about your options. These include referrals and information. Call 612-348-4111.

For people currently receiving county services

Find a specific county employee

Call the county's directory assistance at 612-348-3000, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Ask about the status of your referral

Call Hennepin County Front Door at 612-348-4111.

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