The PCA program provides services to persons who need help with day-to-day activities that allow them more independence in their own home. A PCA is an individual trained to help persons with basic daily routines. A PCA may be able to help you if you have a physical, emotional or mental disability, a chronic illness or an injury.
Who Is Eligible?
Individuals receiving Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare Expanded (pregnant women and children) and Alternative Care
Individuals in need of services that are medically necessary
Individuals who are able to or have someone who can provide for their health and safety
Services Provided by PCA
Activities of daily living (ADL) such as:
Instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) such as:
Communication by telephone and other media
Getting around and participating in the community
Meal planning and preparation
Performing essential household chores
Shopping for essential items
For More Information
For more information, call 218-281-3385 and ask for the Personal Care Assistance Program.