The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) recently released online workshops for caregivers of individuals with dementia and intellectual or development disabilities. These trainings are free and open to all.
As required by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS), Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) will be a new tool coming soon to Partners in Community Supports (PICS) for submitting hours worked. Learn more in this quick guide to understanding EVV.
Daniel, a PICS Participant, was recently featured on Fox 9 news because of a breakthrough thanks to the latest hit, “Old Town Road,” by Lil’ Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus. Daniel has autism and has been mostly non-verbal until his mother, Sheletta Brundidge, heard him singing the tune.
Finishing public school or a transition program is an important milestone on the way to adulthood, often filled with mixed emotions for both the students and their parents. On the one hand – joy! Pride! Excitement! On the other: anxiety, apprehension and nostalgia for the past. There can be no doubt that life is changing. Planning is the key to maximizing the positive emotions and minimizing the scary ones.
PICS will be hosting a series of open drop-in hours to help you transition to PICS as your Financial Management Service (FMS) provider. All Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) and Consumer Support Grant (CSG) participants need to enroll with an FMS provider by March 31, 2019.
PICS participant, Bentley and his family were featured in a video about Target's new adaptive clothing line. In the video you can see Fort Bentley, the amazing adaptive swing set that the family designed for kids of all abilities to enjoy.
As a voter in Minnesota, your right to vote is protected by state and federal law. These laws are in place to make voting accessible for all people who are eligible to vote. Make sure you are prepared for election day by knowing your rights!