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Money Follows the Person program stakeholders to meet Oct. 21 to discuss new federal supplemental funding for in-home and community services

Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 12:53 pm

The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Money Follows the Person (MFP) Program stakeholders are gathering for a special meeting on Oct. 21, from noon to 2 p.m. Central Time, to discuss new supplemental federal funding available to support North Dakota’s efforts to strengthen in-home and community-based services for individuals with disabilities.


ND Medicaid expands access to behavioral health services, hosts training for providers on new coverage options

Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 11:46 am

The North Dakota Department of Human Services has proposed several amendments to its Medicaid State Plan to expand access to behavioral health services for individuals eligible for traditional Medicaid coverage.


North Dakota Department of Commerce awarded funds for apprenticeship project  

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 02:19 pm

The North Dakota Department of Commerce today announced that the agency was awarded $694,317 through the U.S. Department of Labor Apprenticeship State Expansion Grant.  


Governor’s Emergency Education Relief grants now available for K-12 schools in North Dakota

Monday, October 12, 2020 at 03:05 pm

Competitive grants are now available to K-12 school districts for developing and improving the availability of distance or remote learning techniques and technologies, Gov. Doug Burgum announced today.


Burgum signs memorandum to open new U.S. Indian Police Academy to address law enforcement needs

Friday, October 9, 2020 at 12:57 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today joined U.S. Sen. John Hoeven and other officials for the opening of the new U.S. Indian Police Academy Advanced Training Center at the North Dakota National Guard’s Camp Grafton training facility near Devils Lake, praising the project as key to meeting law enforcement needs in Indian Country and making communities safer.


Long-Term Care Residents’ Rights Month reminds us that connections to family, friends and community matter

Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 12:48 pm

The North Dakota Department of Human Services is joining partners in observing Long-Term Care Residents’ Rights Month this October and promoting this year’s theme: Connection Matters. In support, Gov. Doug Burgum has issued a proclamation.


ND celebrates Disability Employment Awareness Month and first place ranking, as job openings hover around 12,700 statewide

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 03:02 pm

In September, North Dakota had 12,700 job openings. * Connecting employers and job seekers is vital to the state’s ongoing economic recovery.


Burgum: North Dakota to add intermodal rail service, reducing shipping costs for ag producers, industry

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 01:43 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced that North Dakota will soon be launching intermodal rail service – the culmination of more than two decades of effort to gain access to intermodal transportation to reduce shipping costs for the state’s agricultural producers and other industries.


Human Services launches anonymous tip system to help prevent underage substance use

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 10:19 am

The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division, through collaboration with the North Dakota Sheriffs and Deputies Association, the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the North Dakota Highway Patrol, recently launched NDTip, an anonymous statewide tip system that connects North Dakotans with their local sheriff’s department or highway patrol to report underage substance use.