News

October 2019 News

Wednesday
Oct 2
Siv Lim, a Public Health intern from St. Catherine University, spent time at PICS during summer 2019. We asked Siv to share her experiences and impressions of the services PICS offers, the participant enrollment process and working with the PICS team.

September 2019 News

July 2019 News

Tuesday
Jul 23
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.

June 2019 News

Wednesday
Jun 12
For individuals with disabilities, finding dental care can be challenging. Individuals can now turn to the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) for community dental services.

April 2019 News

Thursday
Apr 11
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.

November 2018 News

Friday
Nov 30
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.

October 2018 News

September 2018 News

Friday
Sep 28
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.
Wednesday
Sep 12

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!