Links to other helpful services resources:

Administration on Community Living
Is an agency of the federal U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The ALC website provides a comprehensive overview of a wide variety of topics, programs and services related to aging
Benefits Check Up
A service of the National Council on Aging that helps people locate services and programs.
Committee on Aging
The Committee on Aging acts as an advisory body for the Aging Services Division of the North Dakota Department of Human Services. See committee information and meeting minutes.
Human Service Zone Offices
Formerly called county social service offices, the human service zone offices in North Dakota are the local point of contact for individuals and families who need economic assistance, child welfare services, other human services, or help locating other local resources and programs.
Governor’s Olmstead Commission
Monitors services and conducts planning in order to comply with the United States Supreme Court's Olmstead decision by providing appropriate community-based services for individuals with disabilities, consistent with the needs and available resources of the state.
AARP North Dakota
A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that is dedicated to empowering individuals age 50+ to choose how they live as they age, AARP North Dakota leads the Lifespan Respite Care Coalition for the state's federal Lifespan Respite Care grant, which focuses on caregiver support.
Bismarck Meals on Wheels Program
A nonprofit community organization that arranges for the delivery of well-balanced hot meals to the homes of those who find it difficult or impossible to cook for themselves.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
CMS is a federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that is responsible for Medicare, Medicaid, State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), HIPAA, and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)
Funeral Planning in North Dakota
NDSU Extension Service Final Wishes Planning in North Dakota provides information for consumers about planning funerals, writing obituaries, selecting a funeral home, along with information on advance directives, tributes, grief support and more.
Legal Services of North Dakota
Legal Assist provides civil legal services for low-income and elderly individuals
The Medicare website explains the federal government's health insurance program that serves people 65 years of age and older, some younger people with disabilities, and people with end-stage renal disease
Minnesota-Dakotas Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association
A nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life of persons with Alzheimer's disease, their families and caregivers through support, education, advocacy, and research
North Dakota Department of Health
The state agency collects vital records, and is committed to the promotion of healthy lifestyles, protection and enhancement of the environment, and provision of quality health care services for the people of North Dakota
North Dakota Department of Insurance
This state agency provides senior health insurance counseling and other services of interest to North Dakotans
North Dakota Long Term Care Association
NDLTCA is a professional and advocacy organization representing basic care and nursing facilities throughout North Dakota
North Dakota Senior Service Providers
These entities provide congregate and home-delivered meals, health and wellness services, outreach and referral services, transportation services, legal assistance, and senior companion services in North Dakota through contracts with the ND Department of Human Services' Aging Services Division.
North Dakota Census Office
The North Dakota Census Office within the North Dakota Department of Commerce serves as the state's liaison to the US Census Bureau and is the state repository of census information.
Social Security Administration
The Social Security Administration website contains information about social security benefits, retirement, disability and SSI benefits, and much more

Department of Human Services Resources