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Adults

Programs and Services for Adults 

  • Adult Foster Care: St. Louis County Human Services licenses approximately 400 adult foster care providers serving nearly 1,600 people. Providers serve adults with physical limitations, traumatic brain injuries, developmental delays, mental illness, and the elderly. Learn more about Adult Foster Care...

  • Adult Mental Health: Minnesota’s publicly provided mental health system is a comprehensive Department of Human Services (DHS) supervised and county-administered system providing a range of services for eligible persons. Counties act as the local mental health authority. Learn more about Adult Mental Health...

  • Adult Protection: Counties have their own adult protection units which are responsible for investigating county complaints and providing protective services. State agencies investigate complaints in regulated industries, such as nursing facilities or group homes. Law enforcement units coordinate with state and local vulnerable adult units to investigate maltreatment reports made and investigated. Learn more about Adult Protection...

  • Chemical Dependency: In the state of Minnesota, chemical dependency treatment is funded for state residents who don’t have insurance coverage and have significant income limitations. Learn more about Chemical Dependency Services...  

  • Developmental Disabilities: St. Louis County Public Health and Human Services provides Developmental Disabilities Services to adults and children who are eligible. Learn more about Developmental Disabilities Services...

  • Elderly Support: Elderly Services provides a continuum of assistance for elderly and disabled customers. This covers financial and social services for people living in their own homes, community settings and institutional care. Learn more about Elderly Support...

  • Guardianship: A guardian is appointed by the court to make the personal decisions for the protected person ("Ward".) The guardian has authority to make decisions on behalf of the protected person about such things as where to live, medical decisions, training and education, etc. Learn more about Adult Guardianship...

  • Long Term Care Consultation: St Louis County Public Health Nurses and Social Workers assess the appropriatness of nursing home placement and provide information and resources for alternative living arrangements or in-home services. Learn more about Long Term Care Consultation...

  • Veteran Services: St. Louis County's Veterans Service Office assists with a full range of applications for veterans' benefits, both federal and state, for veterans and their eligible dependents. We act as a liaison for you with various service organizations and other related agencies that assume an advocate role on behalf of veterans and their dependents. Learn more about Veteran Services...

  • Vulnerable Adults: Identifying who is a Vulnerable Adult (VA) and what is maltreatment can be challenging for many different reasons. Learn more about services for Vulnerable Adults...