The Home and Community Based Services Units can help you get started on finding solutions that will help you live as independently as possible. The first step is getting a MnCHOICES assessment.
Getting an Assessment:
Contact the MnCHOICES Intake Services by phone at 320-231-7800, extension 2498 to schedule a time for an assessment. A social worker and/or nurse will come to your home. MnCHOICES is a tool that helps you, if you need supports because of age or disability, to identify what is important to you and what is essential for you to continue to live in your home or community. The visit usually takes about three and half hours.
Some important things to know are:
The MnCHOICES assessment tool uses a person centered approach to identify your strengths, preferences, goals, and needs. The information is used to:
Only a MnCHOICES Certified Assessor can use the assessment tool. Certified Assessors must meet education and experience requirements. They also must complete a training and certification process.
MnCHOICES finds if you can be eligible for publically funded long-term services and supports such as:
Lead Agency Referrals Only:
MnCHOICES Interagency Contact for Kandiyohi County
PHONE: 320-231-7800 Extension 2498
Health and Human Services
2200 23 St. NE, Ste 1020
Willmar, MN 56201
Phone: (320) 231-7800
Toll Free: (877) 464-7800
For people unable to hear:
(320) 231-7076 V/TDD
320-231-7800, Ext. 2498
Consumer Directed Community Support Orientation
Presentation for those interested in using this service.