Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS)
540 Cedar St, St. Paul, MN, 55155
Department of Human Services (DHS) programs integrate housing, services and income supports so that people can live in appropriate housing in the community of their choice.
Housing programs and services include:
* Help with household emergencies
* Housing Stabilization Services
* Housing Support - formerly known as Group Residential Housing
* Minnesota Supplemental Aid (MSA) Housing Assistance
* Social Security Benefits Advocacy
* General Assistance
* Minnesota Supplemental Aid
* Rental Assistance
* Long-term homelessness services and supports
To apply for an assistance program, or for more information, contact your local county or tribal human services agency.
|Main - DHS Information Desk||(651) 431-2000|
|Speech-to-Speech relay||(877) 627-3848|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- Adult Mental Health Programs and Services
- Adult Protection
- Aging Services
- Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division
- Caregiver Education and Training – Online Dementia Training
- Child Protection
- Child Support Division
- Children's Mental Health Programs
- Disability Services Division (DSD)
- Economic Assistance and Food Programs
- Find a Children's Therapeutic Services and Support (CTSS) Provider
- Find a State Approved Gambling Treatment Provider
- Foster Care
- Housing Benefits 101 (HB101)
- Long Term Services and Supports for People with Disabilities
- Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP)
- Minnesota Senior Health Options (MSHO) and Minnesota Senior Care Plus (MSC+)
- Nursing Home Programs
- Prepaid Medical Assistance Program (PMAP)
- Special Needs BasicCare (SNBC)
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
BH-0500At Risk/Homeless Housing Related Assistance Programs Definition
Programs authorized under federal or state legislation or local government initiatives that provide financial assistance and supportive services for individuals and/or families who are homeless or at risk for homelessness. Included are prevention programs that help people at imminent risk for homelessness preserve current housing or secure alternative housing; diversion programs that help people actively seeking shelter to identify and access viable alternatives including shared housing arrangements and transitional housing/shelter; and rapid re-housing programs that help people who are already homeless move as quickly as possible into permanent housing. Services may include case management, rental deposits, rent assistance, utility deposits, housing search assistance, moving expenses, expenses related to non-shelter temporary housing in situations where permanent housing has been secured but is currently unavailable, and other costs the family may incur in the process of acquiring or maintaining housing. Allowable activities, eligibility criteria and other requirements vary depending on the jurisdiction, the funding source and the focus of the program.
TD-0300.8000State Government Agencies/Departments Definition
The principal executive divisions of state government in the United States including state offices, departments, divisions, bureaus, boards and commissions, that are responsible, by law, for the management and control of public business and property.
TD-1200.2500Governmental Contracts/Grants Offices Definition
City, county, state or federal government offices that are responsible for handling grants and contracts for the provision of services.
TD-6500Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups Definition
Governing boards, advisory boards, commissions, committees and other groups that provide advice, guidance and, in some cases, formal oversight, for public and private organizations that are responsible for the provision of services to the community; that assess existing social conditions and problems and develop and assist in the implementation of specific strategies for meeting the human service needs of the community; and/or which assist community agencies and organizations to coordinate the provision of services in an efficient, nonduplicative way. Also included are entities that are composed of community agencies which have an established networking relationship that provides a collaborative approach to addressing specific identified community needs and problems.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YZ-3100Homelessness Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of homelessness.
YZ-3150Housing Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of housing.