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.
Ramsey County Health & Wellness Service TeamRamsey County Health & Wellness Service Team
Vision: A vibrant community where all are valued and thrive. Mission: A county of excellence working with you to enhance our quality of life. Goals: Strengthen individual, family and community health, safety and well-being through effective safety-ne... Read more
Vision: A vibrant community where all are valued and thrive. Mission: A county of excellence working with you to enhance our quality of life. Goals: Strengthen individual, family and community health, safety and well-being through effective safety-net services, innovative programming, prevention and early intervention, and environmental stewardship. Cultivate economic prosperity and invest in neighborhoods with concentrated financial poverty through proactive leadership and inclusive initiatives that engage all communities in decisions about our future. Enhance access to opportunity and mobility for all residents and businesses through connections to education, employment and economic development throughout our region. Model fiscal accountability, transparency and strategic investments through professional operations and financial management.
Ramsey County's departments are organized into four Service Teams and a Strategic Team. The Health and Wellness Service Team includes the Financial Assistance Services and Social Services Departments, and others.
Financial Assistance Services programs provide economic support to single adults and families by helping to meet basic needs.
Social Services provides protection and support services for children and adults who are vulnerable or who need mental or chemical health services. Adult Services include Adult Protection, Disability Services, and Mental and Chemical Health services. Children and Family Services include Child Protection, Children’s Mental Health, Truancy and Runaway Intervention, Foster Care and Child Care Licensing, and Adoption services.
When you volunteer for Ramsey County, you are doing more than a good deed. You are developing skills, learning more about career options and meeting new friends and contacts, all while making a positive impact on your community.