Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department
Outreach and Referral for County Services
1800 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55404-1901
Distance: 1080 Miles
Outreach can help with:
* Applying for or be recertified for county programs for money, help to find work, health care and emergency help
* Welfare to work programs
* Assistance for parents in job-hunting
* Help paying for basic needs for people without children
* Cash assistance for qualified people
* Paying for food
* Health Care programs
* Emergency programs
* Information and referrals for other help
* Employment Services: http://www.hennepin.us/residents/human-services/employment-services#resources-job-seekers
Client Information and Specialization
- Mental health
- Older adults
- People with disabilities
None for general assessment and information and referral
If ongoing services are needed, specific program eligibility criteria will apply.
Call (612) 348-4111
Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
There is no fee
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
NL-1000.2500-250General Relief Applications Definition
County offices that accept applications and determine eligibility for the General Relief program which provides cash grants, assistance for people who are homeless, the means for an individual to return to his or her state of origin and cash allowances for targeted special needs. Also included are other programs that help people prepare and file General Relief applications and/or are authorized to do eligibility determinations for the program.
NL-6000.2000-220Food Stamps/SNAP Applications Definition
County or state offices that accept Food Stamp applications, determine eligibility for the Food Stamp program and allotments, and issue Food Stamp EBT cards which are presented at the grocery checkout counter when purchasing food. Certified households receive their EBT card and instructions for setting up a PIN number within 30 days of the date their application was filed. Expedited food stamps are available within seven days for people who are in an emergency situation and whose income and spendable resources for that month are within specified limits. Also included are other programs that help people prepare and file Food Stamp/SNAP applications and/or are authorized to do eligibility determinations for the program.
PH-0700Benefits Screening Definition
Programs that provide benefits screening services which help individuals determine whether they are eligible for benefits through any of a wide variety of public and private federal, state and local programs. In addition to identifying the programs that a person may be eligible to receive, the service generally also provides a detailed description of the programs, local contacts for additional information (typically the addresses and phone numbers of where to apply for the programs), and materials to help successfully apply for each program. Included are programs that provide this service online and those that do benefits screening via the telephone or in-person. Some benefits screening programs may focus on specific populations such as older adults and people with disabilities; or specific aspects of benefits eligibility such as the impact that working will have on their benefits as an aid to helping people make informed decisions regarding whether to work. Also included are programs that help people complete the benefits screening form.
TJ-3000.1500Comprehensive Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about the full range of human services and which function as the primary source of information about and linkage to human service providers in the community.
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.
YL-3300.4500Low Income Definition
Individuals or families whose annual income is between 150 and 200% of poverty level for their family size.
YL-3300.6500Poverty Level Definition
People whose annual income is within the federal poverty level guidelines which vary according to family size and are revised annually.