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Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Annual Reports
Kandiyohi Health and Human Services administers and delivers services annually to 42,239 residents. To request additional information, call 320-231-7800.  


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Child Care Assistance Program 2018-2019 County and Tribal Child Care Plan  
The Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) rules and laws allow counties to establish some local policies and procedures. These local policies and procedures, when included in this plan and approved by the Commissioner, are considered county/tribal policy and are used to support agency decisions during appeals. This plan period begins on January 1, 2018.

2016 Comprehensive Civil Rights Plan  As a recipient of federal financial assistance, Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services is responsible for providing core services to assist and support Minnesota’s most vulnerable individuals and families so they can meet their basic needs and be treated with respect and dignity. Its programs are operated in a nondiscriminatory way, without regard to race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, religion, political beliefs, creed and public assistance status. The plan sets out the agency’s civil rights administrative policies and procedures, identifying key contacts within the agency and linking the reader to applicable state and federal civil rights laws and resources.

2016 - 2017 County MFIP Biennial Service Agreement   
Minnesota Statutes, section 256J.626, subdivision 4, requires counties and nations/tribes to have a Biennial Service Agreement (BSA) approved by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) to receive consolidated funds for the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP). The purpose of the agreement is to provide DHS with information about services and strategies to meet state established outcomes with the goal of increasing the economic stability of low income families served with consolidated funds. DHS wants to focus on positive outcomes for our participants, in addition to meeting required process measures. The different sections of the BSA were developed to gather information about program strengths and service delivery gaps for participants. Some sections are longer than others due to the need for specialized services for specific populations. The agreement will give DHS a comprehensive assessment of current efforts; insight into what types of assistance are needed; and information on new strategies to better serve program participants. DHS wants to ensure that participants are equipped to obtain and sustain gainful employment that will ultimately lead to greater self-sufficiency.
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2014 - 2015 County MFIP Biennial Service Agreement 
2017 Limited English Proficiency Plan lays out the legal obligations and responsibilities to serve fairly and equally all eligible county residents. This includes access for people who need language help.   Limited English Proficiency Plan (2017)


Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA) Information. Your Privacy Rights

Mapping Minnesota's Future to Shared Opportunities:  Catholic Charities of St. Paul and the Minnesota Budget Project have worked together to create this portfolio of maps to answer questions such as “Where is our fight against poverty most needed?” and “Where do Minnesotans have less education, higher unemployment, or lower incomes?” These are important questions to discuss in our communities so that we can build a strong economic future for all of us. Mapping Minnesota's Future to Shared Opportunities 2012 Report.

Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Plan  The Minnesota Department of Human Services is committed to reaching and maintaining its affirmative action goals through hiring policies that encourage consideration of qualified applicants from protected groups (individuals with disabilities, individuals from racial and ethnic minorities, and women in certain professions) when they are under-represented in the DHS workforce. II. No hiring decision or offer may be made unless or until the justification is approved by either the OEPD Equal Opportunity and Access Division, or, as applicable, a deputy commissioner. 

Vulnerable Children and Adults Act Service Plan   Vulnerable Children and Adults Act
The 2011 Minnesota Legislature created the Vulnerable Children and Adults Act (VCA), establishing a fund to address the needs of vulnerable children (including adolescents) and adults. This new act revised and renamed the Children and Community Services Act (2011 Laws of Minnesota, First Special Session, Chapter 9). As a future reference note for this act, the Minnesota statute citation will remain the same (§256M) after 2011 legislative revisions are made. The act requires an approved service plan between the county board and the commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Services (hereafter, department) in order to receive funds. The primary purpose is to keep vulnerable children and adults safe and improve their well-being. The service plan provides a summary of ongoing needs of vulnerable children and adults, resources available to address these needs, budgeting of allocated resources, and community participation in the planning and development of the service plan.