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Program: Initial Contact Front Door Social Services

Agency: Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department

Resource Number: 36898856
Alternate name: Homeless Access Unit; Adolescent Parent; Mental Health; Adult Mental Health; Social Services; Behavioral Emergency Outreach Program; S & A Mobile Crisis Team; Stabilization & Assessment Mobile Crisis Team; Childcare Assistance; Hennepin County Mobile Crisis Team; FHPAP; Developmental Disabilities; Front Door Access and Service Planning; Hennepin Children's Mental Health Collaborative; Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Progr...

Initial Contact Front Door Social Services consolidates intake for most programs and connects clients to the level of service that best meets their needs. Front Door Screeners connect clients to community resources or other providers, provides education and consultation or provides intake into county-operated programs. For clients identified as needing county intervention, a Front Door Service Planner will conduct a thorough evaluation of needs and provide short-term case management as well as assess client eligibility for possible ongoing services from the county or a contracted provider.

Provides Coordinated Entry System (CES) assessments for families based on eligibility criteria.

Program Phones:

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

Location information
Sites offering this program
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Initial Contact Front Door Site  
Location: 300 South 6th Street, A-1400 Government Center

Minneapolis 55487

Site Phones:
Site Hours:
Refer to individual program hours
Mailing Address: 300 South 6th Street, A-1400 Government Center, Minneapolis, MN 55487

Program Delivery
Eligibility: - Hennepin County residents needing assistance with and assessment for community and county services and/or case management

- If needs are identified for ongoing services, specific program eligibility criteria will apply

- Coordinated Entry Assessments:
- Families must be in a place not meant for human habitation (living outside, on the train, car, etc.)
- Families must have County of Financial Responsibility of Hennepin County
- Families with custody of children 51% of the time or pregnant
- Families currently housed in a shelter (People Serving People, St. Anne's, or the Drake) will be identified by shelter staff for an assessment
Languages: Interpreters available
Application Process: Call
Program Fees: None

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Person at the resource who last verified this information:
Last Verified On: 3/10/2020

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
Hennepin County Veterans Service Office
Hennepin Healthy Families and Family Ties
Homeless Access Unit
Housing Support
Human Services Centers, Satellite Centers and Health Services Locations
Immunization 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
Refugee Cash Assistance Program - RCA
Refugee Medical Assistance - RMA
Relative Custody Assistance
Start Today Hennepin
The Family Partnership: Parenting for the Future
WIC Program - Women, Infants and Children
Work Supports

Accreditations: Does not apply
Funding: Federal; state; county; fees

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