HHS invites people with developmental disabilities, their families and providers to public meeting on program updates and changes
Thursday, April 13, 2023 at 10:00 am
North Dakota Health and Human Services is inviting individuals with developmental disabilities, their families, guardians and service providers to a public meeting, April 27, 1-2:30 p.m. CT, to learn about the upcoming changes that include returning to some pre-pandemic policies and practices, as well as other changes.
HHS announces delayed office openings for today, April 6
Thursday, April 6, 2023 at 07:15 amCategories: Announcement, Closure or Delay
North Dakota Health and Human Services’ (HHS) offices in Devils Lake, Fargo and Grand Forks and two outreach offices in Grafton and Rolla will delay opening until 10 a.m. CDT today, April 6. HHS offices in Jamestown and outreach office in Valley City will delay opening until noon CDT today. Details appear below.
Grand Forks County Youth Shelter becomes certified to provide safe, temporary shelter to divert children from foster care while families receive support
Wednesday, April 5, 2023 at 10:25 amCategories: Children and families
North Dakota’s Health and Human Services (HHS) agency announced that the Grand Forks County Youth Shelter has become certified to provide temporary shelter for children ages 10-17 to help prevent foster care placements. The goal is child safety and well-being, while strengthening and stabilizing families.
HHS announces office closures for April 4-5
Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 09:40 amCategories: Announcement, Closure or Delay
North Dakota Health and Human Services offices in Bismarck, Devils Lake, Fargo, Grafton, Grand Forks, Jamestown, Rolla and Valley City that directly serve clients will close today, April 4 at noon CDT, and will remain closed all day tomorrow, April 5, in response to winter weather warnings and anticipated hazardous travel conditions.
National Public Health Week is April 3-9; HHS recognizes public health professionals for providing important health services
Monday, April 3, 2023 at 04:20 pmCategories: Public Health
North Dakota Health and Human Services (HHS) is celebrating National Public Health Week, April 3-9, and recognizing the public health professionals on its team, in local public health units, and in other settings who work to improve the health, well-being and quality of life of North Dakotans of all ages across the state.
Child Abuse Prevention Month this April to highlight the importance of “Prevention in Partnership"
Thursday, March 30, 2023 at 09:30 amCategories: Children and families
In recognition of national Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Month in April, Prevent Child Abuse North Dakota (PCAND) and North Dakota Health and Human Services (HHS) are joining parent and family resource centers, local child welfare service providers and other partner agencies in highlighting the importance of working together in communities to serve and support children and families so that child abuse and neglect can be prevented.
HHS announces delayed office openings for today, March 22
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at 07:00 amCategories: Announcement, Closure or Delay
North Dakota Health and Human Services’ offices in Jamestown and satellite outreach office in Valley City will delay opening until 10 a.m. CT today, March 22, due to hazardous travel conditions. Details appear below.
March 19-25 is National Poison Prevention Week
Monday, March 20, 2023 at 10:30 amCategories: Public Health
March 19-25 is nationally recognized as Poison Prevention Week. This year’s National Poison Prevention Week theme, “When poison happens, we’re here for you” aims to raise awareness of the danger of poisons and provide appropriate resources available to citizens. This week, North Dakota Health and Human Services (HHS) is raising awareness about the resources available to families in the event of poisoning. HHS also wants citizens to know that poison centers are available 24/7 for questions and emergencies.
Register for the ND Family-Based Services Conference March 28-31 in Fargo; features training for professionals who work to support strong, stable families
Thursday, March 16, 2023 at 12:00 pmCategories: Children and families
Child welfare and behavioral health professionals, educators and others who work with children and families to promote strong, stable families will benefit from attending the 2023 North Dakota Family-Based Services Conference, March 28-31, at the Holiday Inn of Fargo.
North Dakotans invited to March 16 update on USDOJ settlement agreement efforts to expand in-home care options for people with physical disabilities
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at 03:15 pm
North Dakota Health and Human Services is inviting residents to a quarterly update and discussion on March 16, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, on the state’s efforts to make it easier for North Dakotans with physical disabilities to live at home with in-home help and other community support services. The goal is to ensure people have care options and can delay or avoid nursing home care if they choose.