child welfare agencies minnesota

Minnesota Child Welfare Agencies

The Minnesota Child Welfare Agency (also called the Department of Human Services, Department of Human Resources, Department of Children and Families, or Department of Public Welfare) can help you with issues of pregnancy, parenting, foster care, and adoption. The professionals in these offices can be very helpful to a birth mother or birth father. This site lists the State Child Welfare website for every state and provides you with a link to their website.

Child Welfare Agencies in Minnesota

Minnesota Dept of Human Services
Commissioner’s Office
PO Box 64998
St. Paul, MN 55164-0998

Phone number: (651) 431-2907
Fax number: (651) 431-7455

DHS Information Desk at (651) 431-2000
TTY/TDD service: (800) 627-3529)

Children and Family Services, Assistant Commissioner’s office
PO Box 64244
St. Paul, MN 55164-0244
Phone: (651) 431-3830
Fax number: (651) 431-7528

Child Support Enforcement
PO Box 64946
St. Paul, MN 55164-0946
General number: (651) 431-4400
Fax number: (651) 431-7517

Child Welfare Agencies in Minnesota

Click here to find child welfare agencies in other states

Additional Areas of Interest

Minnesota child nutrition programs include free and low-cost food, nutrition information, and preschool and school nutrition programs.

Minnesota Food Banks distribute free food to those in need.

Minnesota Food Stamp Program helps persons with low-incomes to obtain food.

Minnesota WIC provides free food, nutrition counseling, and referrals at no charge.

Minnesota Department of Education can provide you with information about school nutrition and pregnancy programs.

Minnesota Department of Health can provide nutrition information and help as well as help with pregnancy and post-pregnancy concerns.

Minnesota Medicaid can help you with answers about free services offered to you and your child.

Please visit our home page to read about our commitment to assist you and other pregnant women and birth mothers free of charge regardless of whether you place a child for adoption or intend on raising your child yourself. One the ways we can help you is to help you find the information you need when you need it.  With that in mind please click the following link to see our complete list of government assistance programs.