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Agency: Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department

Resource Number: 36850904
Alternate name: Hennepin County Community Health; Hennepin County Children, Family and Adult Services; Hennepin County Welfare; HCHSPH; Hennepin Government Center; Hennepin County Economic Assistance

Provides a variety of services to individuals including public health, social services, income assistance, housing and shelter. In addition, the department contracts with organizations to provide services and support to people in the communities in which they live.

Senior Administrator
Rex Holzemer
Assistant County Administrator

Website: www.hennepin.us
Email: socialservices@hennepin.us

Location information
Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department  
Location: 300 South 6th Street

Minneapolis, MN 55487
Mailing Address: 300 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55487

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Agency and Program COVID-19 Updates3/17/2020: Due to the State of Emergency declared for Hennepin County effective March 17 – April 6, all public facing services will be closed to walk-in traffic, including all Human Services Centers

Shelter Referrals:
All Shelter Team services will be offered by phone only. The Daytime and Afterhours staff will be manning the phones 7 days a week. Daytime hours are 8 am – 4:30 pm; Afterhours 1 pm – 11 pm. These hours overlap to accommodate staffing levels.

Intake phone: 612-348-9410, 7 days a week

The Shelter Team will be utilizing phone, email, fax, and also have drop boxes available at each of their sites.

Continue to refer homeless families to the Shelter Team including individuals that have unique circumstances related to the epidemic. The Shelter Team is helping families work through these special case scenarios.

Eligibility has stayed the same - only serving families in Hennepin County.

Additionally, Healthcare for the Homeless can help homeless individuals and families with access to quarantine and isolation options. Call 612-348-5553

3/22/2020: COPE: Not providing in-person response at this time due to COVID-19. Refer contacts to the ER if in serious need of mental health care services.
Public Transportation OptionsWithin one block of a public bus or LRT
Social Mediahttps://www.facebook.com/hennepin
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Person at the resource who last verified this information:
Last Verified On: 3/10/2019

Agency Background

Programs at Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department

Adoption Services
Adult Protection
Advocates and Appeals
Burial/Funeral Assistance
Chemical Health
Child and Teen Checkups
Child Care Assistance
Child Care Licensing
Child Protection
Child Support Services
Children's Mental Health
Children's Mental Health Crisis Services
COPE - Mental Health Crisis Services for Adults - Community Outreach for Psychiatric Emergencies
Daytime and After Hours Shelter Teams
Diversionary Work Program (DWP)
Domestic Abuse Service Center
Emergency Assistance - EA
Emergency General Assistance - EGA
Follow Along Program
Food Support Program
Foster Care and Licensing
Fraud Information and Complaints
General Assistance - GA
Health Care for the Homeless Project
Hennepin Community Volunteers
Hennepin County Mental Health Center
Hennepin County Public Health Clinic
Homeless Access Unit
Housing Support
Human Services Centers, Satellite Centers and Health Services Locations
Immunization Services
Initial Contact Front Door Social Services
Medical Assistance - MA
Medical Transportation Assistance
Medicare Savings Programs
Mental Health Housing
Minnesota Family Investment Program - MFIP
Minnesota Food Assistance Program - MFAP
Minnesota Supplemental Aid - MSA
Office of Multicultural Services - OMS
Parent Support Outreach Program
Prepetition Screening - PSP
Project CHILD
Project Connect
Refugee Cash Assistance Program - RCA
Refugee Medical Assistance - RMA
Relative Custody Assistance
Start Today Hennepin
Teen Parent Program
Veterans Services
WIC Program - Women, Infants and Children
Work Supports

Accreditations: Does not apply
Tax Status: None or unknown
Legal Status: Government - County
Funding: Federal; state; county; fees

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