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Olmsted County Community Services

 

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Organization Information


Organization: Olmsted County Community Services

Sector: Government Agency

Organization Mission: "A Safe, Thriving and Inclusive Community" Mission: "Community Services partners for the safety, well-being, and stability of children, families, and adults in Olmsted County"

Values:

Accountability, Advocacy, Innovation, Professionalism, Responsiveness

  • We believe in innovation and early intervention through best practices and evidence-based practices that generate consumer results.
  • We believe in promoting individual and family strengths and independence to the extent possible.
  • We believe in efficient and effective use of public resources.
  • We believe that we must listen, respect, value and seek to understand those we serve and those with whom we work.
  • We believe in supporting and involving consumers and their families to make informed choices.
  • We believe in the professional development of staff.

 

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Related News and Status


 

Status Reports / News 
Related PlanScape Status on: Aging, Basic Needs, Best Practice, Children & Youth, Health

Key reports on: Olmsted County Community Services


February 02, 2023: 2023 Trauma Mental Health Counseling

Two Mass Shootings in two days at two cities in CA, most victims are Chinese Americans.  The suffering immeasurable with families of those killed, those who survived, and immensity of trauma to be managed now and in the years to come. 

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January 28, 2023: State of Minnesota

Community Conversation: Building Racial Equity into the Walls of Minnesota Medicaid - A focus on U.S.-born Black Minnesotans

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January 27, 2023: Community Health Assessment Process

2021 - 2023 CHIP Priorities and Status; 2024 - 2026 CHIP Priorities

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January 27, 2023: Zumbro Valley Medical Society

1. Zumbro Valley Medical Society Awards its 2022 Community Service Award to Olmsted County Housing Stability Team;   

2. Zumbro Valley Medical Society program aims to connect medical students with local service providers as part of academic year elective.

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January 24, 2023: Community-Led, Health Equity Structural Intervention Initiative (OT2)

Rochester-area conversations to explain NIH ComPASS program submission and solicit letters of support from area CBOs. 

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January 22, 2023: United Way of Olmsted County

Investing in Community-Led Solutions:Centering Black Voices through Participatory Grantmaking

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January 19, 2023: Housing Alliance Coalition BIPOC Co-designing

Housing Alliance Coalition BIPOC Co-designing Co-designing report

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January 04, 2023: Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization 2022 Communication

4Q22: December messages and reports; November messages and reports;  October messages and reports; 3Q2022:  August, July messages and reports; 2Q2022: June, May, April message and report; 1Q 2022 (1) TB report and message (2) An apprenticeship readiness program is now recruiting women, people of color and veterans for careers in the construction industry. (3) Bloomberg news

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December 15, 2022: Minnesota Department of Health Eliminating Health Disparities

1. Request for Proposals for Grants with Community-based Organizations, Tribes and Diverse Media Vendors for COVID-19 Communications, Engagement, and Outreach; 2. Seeking Paid Volunteers to Participate in 2022 Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative (EHDI) Grant Review Process

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December 14, 2022: Project HEALINGS Mini Grant

All BIPOC Community Based Groups hosting cultural events whre vaccine information is provided and vaccinations can be offered are welcome to apply. 

 

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December 13, 2022: P-TECH 535

(1) 2022 cohort video (2) RCTC grand opening and IBM video in support of P-Tech. 

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December 08, 2022: Olmsted County Statewide Health Improvement Partnership

Application for Community Partner Funding Awards will open on December 7, 2022

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November 02, 2022: Project HEALINGS of MN Covid-19 Series - Articles 6

Series 6  Articles: Strength in vaccines: How parents protect their children.

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October 19, 2022: County of Olmsted, MN $31 million ARPA

Olmsted County’s latest video provides insight into how we are using nearly $31 million in federal funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

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Community Anchor Participation: CNG

 

 

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Impacts

The work of this organization may have impacts on the following areas:

PlanScape

Lvl 1: Aging ; Basic Needs ; Best Practice ; Children & Youth ; Health

Lvl 2: Best Practice ; Housing: Affordable Rate

DMC Impact: Livable City Health & Wellness

Community Health Impact area: Financial Stress/Homelessness ; Mental Health

 

Projects/Programs

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Potential Projects

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Potential Collaborators

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Organization Life Cycle Assessment (Pause, Startup, Steady, Isolated Impact, Collective Impact  Unknown)

Isolated Impact

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  • For the commercial sector, we tend to register startup activities (new companies and new commercial projects) that bring diversification and high-impact opportunities to the area.
  • For the non-profit sector, we wish to shine light on all the organizations and services that otherwise labor under relative obscurity.
  • Our hope is that dmcbeam.org will encourage cross-sector collaborations and creative solutions.

While there are a number of registries in the community, dmcbeam.org's  distinct value is to pilot a database with a data structure and categorizations that answer the questions such as: What organizations or projects/programs in our community that have purported relevance with some of the over-arching focuses put forward by initiatives such as DMC, J2G and Health Improvements?

This database could be used as one of the ways to explore the capacities of the community. If you are someone on an exploratory journey to learn about the greater Rochester community. dmcbeam.org could be an interesting first step.

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The following defines the various project phases:
  1. Available - a product, program or service is in production
  2. Develop - program or application is being developed
  3. Plan - idea is solid, stakeholders are identified, and there is strong commitment to go forward from all parties.
  4. Concept Phase - idea scoped out with enough details to give an early sizing and/or to build a proof of concept
    demonstration
  5. Pre-concept Phase - an early idea or a requirement.
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