Educating, engaging and supporting Minnesota's health and human service professionals since 1893.

  • Education

    MSSA is a leader in health and human service education, committed to providing affordable, high quality educational opportunities. 

  • Legislative Advocacy

    MSSA’s grassroots legislative program provides members with an opportunity to advocate on behalf of their clients and the health and human service delivery system.  

  • Member Benefits

    MSSA offers members, at every stage of their career, the resources they need to succeed, professionally and personally! 

  • Events

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About us

Minnesota Social Service Association (MSSA) is a 121 year old member-driven association representing more than 3,400 health and human service professionals and 150 agencies with a shared mission, uniting diverse professions and passionate people through education and legislative advocacy to enrich lives. 
MSSA represents a unique cross section of non-profit and for-profit agencies from the public and private sector. Our members work in all fields of health and human services including mental health, chemical health, aging, children's services, unemployment, homelessness and more; our members include direct practice professionals, supervisors, managers, directors, elected officials and more.

MSSA believes that when a diverse group of professional and passionate people work together through education, advocacy and networking, we can enhance the lives of those we serve, and make a better Minnesota for everyone. 

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