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Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS)

Children's Mental Health Programs

540 Cedar St, St. Paul, MN, 55155

(651) 431-2321


Service Details


Ensures that programs and services are available throughout Minnesota, and works with counties, providers and tribes to deliver services.

Programs and services include:
* Behavioral health home services
* Case management services
* Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics
* Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services
* Children's Residential Treatment
* Community Mental Health Centers
* Day treatment
* Early childhood mental health services
* First episode psychosis
* Children's Therapeutic Services and Supports
* Mental health and addiction treatment
* Intensive Treatment in Foster Care
* Mental Health Behavioral Aide
* Minnesota Intensive Therapeutic Homes
* Outpatient mental health services
* Partial hospitalization
* Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities
* Psychiatric units
* Respite care
* School-linked mental health services
* System of Care
* Traditional Healing For Native Communities
* Transition services
* Trauma-informed care
* Youth Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)


If you have questions about eligibility, contact your child's local county or tribal human services agency or the Minnesota Health Care Programs Member Help Desk, at (800) 657-3739. If your child is enrolled in a health plan and you have questions about coverage for services, call that health plan's member services.

Application Instructions

A directory of children's mental health crisis phone numbers is available online.

For non-crisis situations, a pediatrician or family practice provider is often the first stop for families seeking help because of a child's behavior, mood or other symptoms. They may refer the child to programs or services.

Area Served



Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main - DHS Information Desk (651) 431-2000
Speech-to-Speech relay (877) 627-3848
TTY (800) 627-3529

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