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Northwest Hennepin Human Services Council


The Northwest Hennepin Human Services Council was established in 1972 as a Joint Powers Agreement among cities in northwestern Hennepin County to do regional research, planning and coordination of human services that make a difference in the lives of residents.

New Hope Community Profile

A report that includes current data from a variety of local, state and national sources, including the Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department, the Metropolitan Council, the
Minnesota Department of Education, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.

2014 New Hope Community Profile

NWHHSC Programs

Emergency Services Program and Affordable Housing

The Emergency Services Program is designed to assist northwest suburban area residents who find themselves in a short-term financial crisis situation.

Healthy Together Northwest

Healthy Together Northwest is a Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation funded initiative to engage a cross-sector, cross-cultural network of community organizations and residents in the northwest Hennepin area who care about the health of the local communities. The network's mission is to collaboratively create more equitable health and economic outcomes for new Americans and other at-risk communities in northwest Hennepin County by improving their access to education and employment opportunities and supporting entrepreneurship.

Northwest Hennepin Early Childhood Network

A community-based network of partners working to identify opportunities and develop collaborative strategies to strengthen and support early childhood development for children and families in the northwest Hennepin area.

Senior Leadership Committee

The Senior Leadership Committee meets to identify and educate themselves and the community about issues that are affecting seniors. They work to build and strengthen relationships with seniors and to connect seniors to available resources.

Southeast Asians Living Chemically Free

A chemical health program which uses a culturally affirming model to support and maintain sobriety for chemically abusing/dependent individuals, eliminate the long-standing disparities in the availability, access to and quality of chemical health services to the southeast Asian communities.

Domestic Violence Prevention Network

The purpose of the Domestic Violence Prevention Network (DVPN) is to: confront and eliminate violence by supporting domestic violence programs; educate government officials and the public about domestic violence; act in response to incidents of domestic violence; and, share information, resources and techniques to work more effectively

Working Toward Success

Provides free materials to member businesses in support of working families through a quarterly mailing. The network also offers access to information on work and family issues for employees, on-site seminars or brown-bag lunch presentations on a variety of topics geared toward family-friendly workplaces and supporting working families.