Registration information for people who hire workers.

Direct Support Connect simplifies the process of finding the workers you need right now.

Direct Support Connect is meant for any Minnesotan who needs a direct support worker to assist with daily needs, including people who use state-funded services and those who pay for services themselves. Workers with profiles on Direct Support Connect have a wide range of skills and experience assisting people with disabilities, people with chronic illness, children with special needs and older adults.

Through Direct Support Connect, you can:

  • Create a profile and be connected with workers who may be compatible with your needs
  • View worker’s profiles to assess training, educational background, work experience, special skills, availability and more
  • Contact potential workers through private, secure messaging until you're ready to schedule an in-person interview
A direct support worker carrying a child with Down syndrome