Medical Assistance, Medical Assistance for Employed Persons with Disabilities, Long Term Care, TEFRA, Medicare Savings Program.
Mental Health Services
Case Management services for children and adults.
Minnesota Family Investment Program, Diversionary Work Program, Minnesota Supplemental Aid, General Assistance, Housing Supports (formerly known as Group Residential Housing). Apply for Cash Assistance benefits at https://applymn.dhs.mn.gov.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
(formerly known as food stamps and/or food support)
Apply for SNAP benefits at https://applymn.dhs.mn.gov.
Emergency Assistance and Emergency General Assistance. Apply for Emergency Assistance benefits at https://applymn.dhs.mn.gov.
Car Seat Installations
A certified car seat technician is available to assist you.
Child and Teen Check-up
Program for children on Medical Assistance and Minnesota Care. Information is available about good physical health, development and growth, hearing and vision checks and immunizations. Complete physical exams are also available at your local clinic.
Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)
May be available to families who are employed, seeking employment, or are in school or training. Apply for CCAP benefits by calling our office, picking up an application or going on-line at https://applymn.dhs.mn.gov.
Workers receive reports of possible physical, emotional or sexual abuse and/or neglect and take appropriate action to provide safety for the children.
Child Foster Care Services
A licensed, home-like setting for children who are unable to live with their families and need placement on emergency, temporary, long-term or respite basis.
Children and Family Services
Voluntary services to help families stay together; provides ongoing case management with individualized plans and assistance for your family’s needs.
Family Based Services
Provides parent education and counseling in the family home as an alternative to an out-of-home placement or preparing for a child to return home.
Follow Along Program
Babies and children grow and learn at their own rate. Some children need special help to grow up healthy and learn skills such as sitting, walking, or talking. This program is to help determine if this is true for your child.
Newborn Home Visits
Visits to a home by a public health nurse specializing in parent and child health. A visit will include weighing your baby, assessing your baby from head to toe, and providing information on sleep habits, feeding your baby, infant cues, playing with your baby, general baby care and immunizations and community resources.
Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
Provides supplemental food and nutrition education to eligible pregnant or breastfeeding women and children under age 5. Please view website for more information: http://www.co.lake.mn.us/departments/health_and_human_services/women_infants_and_children_(wic).php
Assistance in locating parents, establishing parentage, establishing court orders for child support, medical support, and child care support, reviewing and modifying court orders for child support, medical support and child care support, adjusting court orders based on cost-of-living, enforcing court orders, collecting and processing payments. MN Child Support Online: http://www.childsupport.dhs.state.mn.us/Action/Welcome