Disability Case Management Team Excels in Annual Audit

The disability case management team had its annual audit by Ramsey County in May and received a score of 96 percent, a 4 percent improvement over the 2020 audit. The County audits differently than the Medica and UCare contracts. Despite multiple and varied attempts to reach a client, our compliance score will be negatively impacted […]

Making an Impact: Boundaries Help Establish Better Relationship

In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. Lauren is a 46-year-old woman who is on the CADI waiver. She reached out to her JFS […]

UCare Team Earns Perfect Score

The UCare contracted case management team was recently audited by UCare. During the audit, randomly selected client files are reviewed for adherence to specific assessment and follow-up frequency and for the development and follow through of a comprehensive care plan. After this rigorous review of client files, the team achieved 100 percent compliance. “The UCare […]

Otto Bremer Trust Awards Grant

JFS has been awarded a $105,000 one-year grant from Otto Bremer Trust. The grant will be used to strengthen social service programs focused on economic stability, mental health and self-reliance for seniors and low-income individuals. Employment Assistance offers job search, career development, resume and letter writing assistance, and interview preparation to people who might be entering […]

Making an Impact: There’s No Place Like Home

In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. Client names have been changed to protect their confidentiality. JFS client Liz has right side weakness resulting […]

Making an Impact: Lack of Trust is a Barrier to Needed Services

In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. Client names have been changed to protect their confidentiality. One of the common challenges our case/care managers […]

Making an Impact – Keeping Mom Safe is First Priority

In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. Client names have been changed to protect their confidentiality. “Grandma” was 90 and living with her daughter […]

Making an Impact – Lack of In-Person Visits Makes Assessment Difficult

In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. Client names have been changed to protect their confidentiality. “I took the need for face to face […]

JFS Celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. We would like to share some of the great work we’re doing to serve those living with a physical, developmental or emotional/mental illness in our community. JFS contracts with Ramsey County to provide case management services to individuals who receive services through the state’s various Medicaid […]

Making an Impact – Case Management Stabilizes Life of Elderly Felon

In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. Client names have been changed to protect their confidentiality. Tom was referred to JFS by Ramsey County […]