The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Hennepin County Health and Human Services DepartmentHennepin County Health and Human Services Department
HSPHD Mission Statement To strengthen individuals, families and communities by increasing safety and stability, promoting self-reliance and livable income, and improving the health of our communities. Volunteer and Community Partnership Program Visio... Read more
HSPHD Mission Statement To strengthen individuals, families and communities by increasing safety and stability, promoting self-reliance and livable income, and improving the health of our communities. Volunteer and Community Partnership Program Vision StatementA community in which volunteers, donors, and community partners consistently invest their time, talents and/or resources to help individuals, families, and communities achieve and maintain self-reliance. Volunteer and Community Partnership Program Mission Statement To improve the lives of Hennepin County’s citizens by engaging volunteer, donors, and community resources to meet the identified and emerging needs of Hennepin County, HSPHD, and our communities. We Value: Working as a team Focusing on results by delivering consistent customer success Being ambitious in meeting client and community needs as they emerge Personal development of your knowledge, skills and abilities Having fun!
The work of our Department tends to fall into three major areas:
Increasing safety and stability of individuals and families through services such as child and adult protection, providing temporary emergency shelter, and more.
Promoting self-reliance and a livable income through a mixture of federal and state programs, such as SNAP (food support), Child Support, Veterans' Service, cash assistance programs and more.
Improving the health of the community through public health care programs, restaurant inspections, regulating emergency medical services, providing crisis response to behavioral health emergencies, immunization services, a public health clinic, and more.