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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. 

2018 Social Services Block Grant Annual Report:  

Social Services Block Grant funds are administered under the Vulnerable Children and Adults Act service plans through county agencies. Service plans were submitted to the Minnesota Department of Human Services (department) in 2012, and remain on file. Plans must be updated, as needed, to reflect significant changes in county policy and procedures regarding requirements and use of funds. County social service agencies use local funding and other revenue sources to supplement the consolidated grant to meet client needs.

Public comment and feedback on the state’s guidelines for the use of SSBG funds should be sent to: Jean Thompson, Child Safety and Permanency Division, P.O. Box 64962, St. Paul, MN 55164-0962, Email:

Kandiyohi County/Minnesota Human Services Cost Report 2016 (current year)

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.

Biennial Healthcare Access Plans for CY 2018-2019:  The purpose of the biennial healthcare access plan is to ensure that applicants/recipients of Medical Assistance (MA), and MinnesotaCare pregnant women and children under 21 years of age are provided with or reimbursed for the appropriate level of needed transportation and other travel related expenses to enable them to access necessary medical treatment.

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. 

2018 - 2019 Kandiyohi County Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) Biennial Service Agreement   

Limited English Proficiency Plan (2018) 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.   

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

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.