What is the Hub?

Disability Hub MN is a free statewide resource network that helps you solve problems, navigate the system and plan for your future. 

At the Hub, we focus on your needs — helping you understand your options, connect to resources and find solutions. We're here to help you get the answers you need. We'll help you think through additional options and identify new paths toward creating the life you want.  

Read more about the Hub.

Watch a video or audio described video, or read the video transcript.

Video transcript

 

Scene Description: A disability hub MN logo appears on the screen over a white background. The logo is the word "Disability" over a red rectangle. Below that is the word "Hub" over a turquoise rectangle, and below that is the “MN” over an orange rectangle. Text will be seen throughout the video stating everything that is said by the narrator.

Narrator: Welcome to Disability Hub MN.

Scene Description: The logo moves to the center of the screen. The “Disability” portion of the logo slides to the top and fades out. The “MN” portion of the logo slides to the bottom and fades out. The “Hub” portion of the logo remains on the screen.

Narrator: We are a true hub of support.

Scene Description: The “Hub” portion of the logo fades out and the background turns to a darker green color. Text appears.

Narrator: We make it easier for you. To find options and tools, to plan for your future. We are all about you.

Scene Description: An underline appears under the word “you”. In the following scenes there will be several people seen showing a diversity of races and ethnicities. They all have happy faces representing satisfied customers. The background changes to purple, and a white shape forms onto the screen.

Narrator: You're in charge.
Scene Description: A woman's face fades onto the screen in front of the white shape. The face and the shape fade out, and text appears.

Narrator: The hub is about helping you reach your goals.

Scene Description: The background changes from purple to a turquoise color, and a white shape forms on the screen, followed by a different woman's face fading on the screen.

Narrator: You decide what you need.

Scene Description: The face and the shape fade out and text appears.

Narrator: We'll stick with you, as long as you need us.

Scene Description: The background changes from turquoise to a dark red color, and a white shape forms on the screen, followed by a man's face fading on the screen.

Narrator: You make the plan.

Scene Description: The face and the shape fade out and text appears.

Narrator: We can help you identify new paths toward creating the life you want.

Scene Description: Three white lines animate onto the screen, splitting the screen into six equally sized sections. The top left section has a purple background with a white shape on it and a woman's face. The top middle section has a red background with a white shape on it and a man's face. The top right section has an orange background with a white shape on it and a woman's face. The bottom left section has a turquoise background with a white shape on it and a woman's face. The bottom middle section has a dark red background with a white shape on it and a man's face. The bottom right section has a green background with a white shape on it and a man's face. The six sections fade off, followed by the white lines animating off the screen. Text appears.

Narrator: Our team of experts knows the ins and outs of community resources, government programs, and more.

Scene Description: The background changes from turquoise to purple.

Narrator: Ask us anything.

Scene Description: An underline appears under the word “anything”. The purple background shrinks to a square in the top left corner of the screen. The word “Health” appears on the top of the purple square. The background is now a white background.

Narrator: What are my health insurance options?

Scene Description: The purple “Health” square slides off the screen and a red square with the word “Skills” slides up into the bottom middle portion of the screen.

Narrator: How can I learn new skills to reach my goals?

Scene Description: The red “Skills” square slides off the screen and an orange square with the word “Home” slides into the top right portion of the screen.

Narrator: Can I live where I want and get the help I need?

Scene Description: The orange “Home” square slides off the screen and a turquoise square with the word “Work” slides into the bottom left portion of the screen.

Narrator: Can I work, or work more?

Scene Description: The turquoise “Work” square slides off the screen and a red square with the word “Community” slides into the top middle portion of the screen.

Narrator: How can I be more involved in my community?

Scene Description: The red “Community” square slides off the screen and a green square with the word “Money” slides into the bottom right portion of the screen.

Narrator: What happens to my benefits when I earn more money?

Scene Description: The green “Money” square slides off the screen and text appears.

Narrator: We have years of experience fitting everything together.

Scene Description: All of the colored squares with their titles slide back onto the screen together, and then fade out revealing a turquoise background. Text appears.

Narrator: If you don't know what questions to ask, we will help you think it through.

Scene Description: Several colored lines slide on to the screen in the bottom portion of the screen. A smiling woman appears on the left side of the screen and text appears on the right.

Narrator: You plan your life. Our job is to help.

Scene Description: The smiling woman fades off the screen and the colored lines slide off the screen. A red rectangle with a phone icon and the word “Call” slides in to the top-right corner of the screen, followed by a blue rectangle with a chat icon and the word “Chat” appearing below the red rectangle, and then an orange rectangle with an envelope icon and the word “Email” appears below the blue rectangle. Text is seen on the left.

Narrator: You can call us, chat with us online, or send us an email.

Scene Description: Everything fades out revealing the white background. The Disability Hub MN logo animates to the right side of the screen. Text appears.

Narrator: We are the hub. A free resource for all Minnesotans. We help you create your best life, your way.

Scene Description: Text appears on the screen that says 1-866-333-2466. disabilityhubmn.org.

 

 

Scene Description: A disability hub MN logo appears on the screen over a white background. The logo is the word "Disability" over a red rectangle. Below that is the word "Hub" over a turquoise rectangle, and below that is the “MN” over an orange rectangle. Text will be seen throughout the video stating everything that is said by the narrator.

Narrator: Welcome to Disability Hub MN.

Scene Description: The logo moves to the center of the screen. The “Disability” portion of the logo slides to the top and fades out. The “MN” portion of the logo slides to the bottom and fades out. The “Hub” portion of the logo remains on the screen.

Narrator: We are a true hub of support.

Scene Description: The “Hub” portion of the logo fades out and the background turns to a darker green color. Text appears.

Narrator: We make it easier for you. To find options and tools, to plan for your future. We are all about you.

Scene Description: An underline appears under the word “you”. In the following scenes there will be several people seen showing a diversity of races and ethnicities. They all have happy faces representing satisfied customers. The background changes to purple, and a white shape forms onto the screen.

Narrator: You're in charge.
Scene Description: A woman's face fades onto the screen in front of the white shape. The face and the shape fade out, and text appears.

Narrator: The hub is about helping you reach your goals.

Scene Description: The background changes from purple to a turquoise color, and a white shape forms on the screen, followed by a different woman's face fading on the screen.

Narrator: You decide what you need.

Scene Description: The face and the shape fade out and text appears.

Narrator: We'll stick with you, as long as you need us.

Scene Description: The background changes from turquoise to a dark red color, and a white shape forms on the screen, followed by a man's face fading on the screen.

Narrator: You make the plan.

Scene Description: The face and the shape fade out and text appears.

Narrator: We can help you identify new paths toward creating the life you want.

Scene Description: Three white lines animate onto the screen, splitting the screen into six equally sized sections. The top left section has a purple background with a white shape on it and a woman's face. The top middle section has a red background with a white shape on it and a man's face. The top right section has an orange background with a white shape on it and a woman's face. The bottom left section has a turquoise background with a white shape on it and a woman's face. The bottom middle section has a dark red background with a white shape on it and a man's face. The bottom right section has a green background with a white shape on it and a man's face. The six sections fade off, followed by the white lines animating off the screen. Text appears.

Narrator: Our team of experts knows the ins and outs of community resources, government programs, and more.

Scene Description: The background changes from turquoise to purple.

Narrator: Ask us anything.

Scene Description: An underline appears under the word “anything”. The purple background shrinks to a square in the top left corner of the screen. The word “Health” appears on the top of the purple square. The background is now a white background.

Narrator: What are my health insurance options?

Scene Description: The purple “Health” square slides off the screen and a red square with the word “Skills” slides up into the bottom middle portion of the screen.

Narrator: How can I learn new skills to reach my goals?

Scene Description: The red “Skills” square slides off the screen and an orange square with the word “Home” slides into the top right portion of the screen.

Narrator: Can I live where I want and get the help I need?

Scene Description: The orange “Home” square slides off the screen and a turquoise square with the word “Work” slides into the bottom left portion of the screen.

Narrator: Can I work, or work more?

Scene Description: The turquoise “Work” square slides off the screen and a red square with the word “Community” slides into the top middle portion of the screen.

Narrator: How can I be more involved in my community?

Scene Description: The red “Community” square slides off the screen and a green square with the word “Money” slides into the bottom right portion of the screen.

Narrator: What happens to my benefits when I earn more money?

Scene Description: The green “Money” square slides off the screen and text appears.

Narrator: We have years of experience fitting everything together.

Scene Description: All of the colored squares with their titles slide back onto the screen together, and then fade out revealing a turquoise background. Text appears.

Narrator: If you don't know what questions to ask, we will help you think it through.

Scene Description: Several colored lines slide on to the screen in the bottom portion of the screen. A smiling woman appears on the left side of the screen and text appears on the right.

Narrator: You plan your life. Our job is to help.

Scene Description: The smiling woman fades off the screen and the colored lines slide off the screen. A red rectangle with a phone icon and the word “Call” slides in to the top-right corner of the screen, followed by a blue rectangle with a chat icon and the word “Chat” appearing below the red rectangle, and then an orange rectangle with an envelope icon and the word “Email” appears below the blue rectangle. Text is seen on the left.

Narrator: You can call us, chat with us online, or send us an email.

Scene Description: Everything fades out revealing the white background. The Disability Hub MN logo animates to the right side of the screen. Text appears.

Narrator: We are the hub. A free resource for all Minnesotans. We help you create your best life, your way.

Scene Description: Text appears on the screen that says 1-866-333-2466. disabilityhubmn.org.

 

Waiver services for employment

New waiver services support your choice of work

Today, more than ever, people with disabilities are working in community jobs. To help you explore, find and keep a job in the community, the state of Minnesota now offers new waiver services for employment.

Get details on the new waiver services and Employment First in Minnesota, plus answers to frequently asked questions about the services. 

Public comment opportunity

Your feedback wanted: HCBS transition plan

The federal HCBS rule sets minimum requirements for home and community-based services. In turn, Minnesota's Home and Community-Based Services Rule Statewide Transition Plan outlines how DHS will ensure that each setting complies with HCBS rule requirements.  

Now through October 10, you're invited to provide feedback on the plan. Submit comments by email to HCBS.Settings@state.mn.us.

Chat with a Hub expert

Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Call the Hub

Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Email the Hub

Emails answered Monday to Friday