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Mower County Health and Human Services - All Services

Service Name Location Details Short Description
Adult Foster Care (AFC) Licensure
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  Adult Foster Care licenses are issued through the individual counties and are available for settings of five or fewer residents.
Adult Protective Services (APS)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Phone: (507) 437-9700
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  Adult Protective Services (APS) protect Minnesota's vulnerable adults (older adults and people with disabilities who need help) by taking reports of suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation.
Alternative Care (AC) Program
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  The Alternative Care (AC) program is help to pay for home and community-based services for Minnesotans age 65 or older who need help to live in their home, but do not qualify for Medical Assistance (MA).
Brain Injury (BI) Waiver
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​mn.​gov/​dhs/​people-we-serve/​people-with-disabilities/​services/​home-community/​programs-and-services/​bi-waiver.​jsp
Description:  The Brain Injury Waiver provides funding for home and community-based services for children and adults who have an acquired or traumatic brain injury.
Chemical Dependency Services (CDS)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  A planned program of care for the treatment of chemical dependency.
Child Foster Care (CFC) Licensure
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Phone: (507) 437-9700
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  Foster care is a temporary safe family home for children.
Child Protective Services (CPS)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Phone: (507) 437-9700
Website: http:/​/​www.​dhs.​state.​mn.​us/​main/​idcplg?IdcService=GET_DYNAMIC_CONVERSION&RevisionSelectionMethod=LatestReleased&Redirected=true&dDocName=id_000152
Description:  Program protects children and helps families get services
Child Support Services (CSS)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Phone: (507) 437-9700
Website: http:/​/​www.​dhs.​state.​mn.​us/​id_000160
Description:  County service that works with both parents to establish paternity, if needed, and establish and enforce child support court orders.
Community Alternative Care (CAC) Waiver
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​mn.​gov/​dhs/​people-we-serve/​people-with-disabilities/​services/​home-community/​programs-and-services/​cac-waiver.​jsp
Description:  The Community Alternative Care (CAC) Waiver funds home and community-based services for children and adults with chronically illness. The CAC Waiver serves persons who would otherwise require the level of care provided in a hospital.
Community Alternatives for Disabled Individuals CADI Waiver
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​mn.​gov/​dhs/​people-we-serve/​people-with-disabilities/​services/​home-community/​programs-and-services/​cadi-waiver.​jsp
Description:  The Community Alternatives for Disabled Individuals (CADI) Waiver provides funding for home and community-based services for children and adults, who would otherwise require the level of care provided in a nursing facility.
Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​www.​dhs.​state.​mn.​us/​cdcs
Description:  Consumer directed services allow you to choose and control the help you need in order to live in your home as you age or live with a disability. CDCS is the consumer-directed option for people on waivers or the Alternative Care program.
Consumer Support Grant (CSG) Program
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Phone: (507) 437-9700
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  The Consumer Support Grant (CSG) program allows you to direct and buy home care services. The program provides a budget as an alternative for Home Health Aide, Personal Care Services or Private Duty Nursing under Medical Assistance.
Developmental Disabilities (DD) Waiver
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​mn.​gov/​dhs/​people-we-serve/​people-with-disabilities/​services/​home-community/​programs-and-services/​dd-waiver.​jsp
Description:  The Developmental Disabilities (DD) Waiver provides funding for home and community-based services for children and adults with developmental disabilities or related conditions.
Developmental Disabilities Services
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Phone: (507) 437-9700
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  Determines eligibility for persons applying for developmental disabilities services, contracts for services for sheltered employment for persons with developmental
Elderly Waiver (EW)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  Help to pay for home and community-based services for Minnesotans age 65 and older who are eligible for Medical Assistance (MA), and who need help to live at home or in community based housing.
Emergency General Assistance (EGA)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  Emergency General Assistance (EGA) may help to resolve a one-time crisis that immediately threatens a basic health or safety need (such as food, shelter or utilities). It is available to low income Minnesota residents through counties.
Emergency Medical Assistance (EMA)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Phone: (507) 437-9701
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  Health care programs for income-qualifying adults and families.
Emergency Shelter
Name:Mower County Human Services
Address: 1005 N Main St, Austin, MN, 55912-3317
Phone: (507) 437-9739
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  Short-Term housing provided to people in crisis.
Family Child Care (FCC) Licensure
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  Counties follow state rules to license home-based child care settings for children
Family Support Grant (FSG)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Phone: (507) 437-9700
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  Help from the state to pay for disability needs not covered by any insurance, for families of children and young adults (birth - 20 years old). The grant covers costs to help children and youth to live at home with their families.
General Assistance (GA)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Phone: (507) 437-9700
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  General Assistance (GA) provides cash assistance to help cover basic needs for people who can't work and who do not have children in their home.
Group Residential Housing (GRH)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  Group Residential Housing (GRH) helps to pay for housing and food costs for low-income adults who are elderly, blind, or disabled, and live in licensed or registered settings.
Long Term Care Consultation (LTCC)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Phone: (507) 437-9732
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  County or tribal staff perform a free assessment of needs and assist in planning services.
MA for Employed Persons with Disabilities (MA-EPD)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  Medical Assistance for Employed Persons with Disabilities (MA-EPD) is a work incentive that allows people with disabilities to work and keep their health care coverage through Medical Assistance (MA).
Medical Assistance - TEFRA for Children with Disabilities
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  TEFRA is Medical Assistance (MA) health insurance for children with disabilities who live with their parent(s), need a high level of care and whose parents have too much income for MA (or whose cost for MA would be too high).
Medical Assistance (MA)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  The Medical Assistance (MA) program provides health care coverage to low-income, children, families, pregnant women, adults without children, people 65 or older and people who have disabilities.
Medicare Savings Programs - SLMB, QMB, QI and QWDI
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Phone: (507) 437-9701
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  Medicare Savings Programs (called SLMB, QMB, QI and QWD) help to pay Medicare premiums and sometimes other Medicare costs. The programs serve people on Medicare with low income.
Minnesota Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  Helps low income families pay for child care.
Minnesota Family Investments Program (MFIP)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Phone: (507) 437-9700
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) is MN's program that helps low-income families with children to economic stability through work. The MFIP grant includes a cash grant, food assistance and employment services.
Minnesota Food Assistance Program (MFAP)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  Minnesota Food Assistance Program (MFAP) is a state funded program to provide help to pay for food for lawful noncitizens ages 50 and older.
Minnesota Supplemental Aid (MSA)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Phone: (507) 437-9700
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  Program that provides additional money to help people who get Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits pay for their basic needs.
MN Family Investment Program (MFIP) Emergency Services
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  This program helps families with children under age 19 and pregnant women who are in an emergency situation.
Refugee Cash Assistance Program (RCAP)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  Provides cash assistance to refugees in making the transition to life in the U.S.
Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) is a program providing up to eight months of Medical Assistance (MA) health care coverage (insurance) to refugees with low income.
Relative Custody Assistance (RCA)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  Program that allows a monthly cash grant to income eligible relatives and kin who take legal transfer/custody of a child.
SNAP - Food Support
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​www.​dhs.​state.​mn.​us/​main/​id_002555
Description:  The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps people with low income to buy food and to better meet their nutritional needs.
State Medical Review Team (SMRT)
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  The State Medical Review Team (SMRT) make disability determinations, which can create a basis of eligibility in the state Medical Assistance program.
Transportation Assistance
Name:Mower County Health and Human Services
Address: 1301 18th Ave NW Ste A, Austin, MN, 55912-1998
Phone: (507) 437-9700
Website: http:/​/​www.​co.​mower.​mn.​us
Description:  Help to get a car for people with low income who are employed or seeking work