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Des Moines Valley Health and Human Services

Emergency Assistance

Human Services Office - Jackson

407 5th St, Jackson, MN, 56143

(507) 847-4000

Website

https://www.dvhhs.org

Service Details

Description

The Emergency Assistance program provides one time financial help to pregnant women or families with minor children who face a housing crisis.


This program is run by Minnesota counties and tribes who choose to participate. The policies differ from county to county regarding who is eligible, how much money is available and what emergencies are covered.


Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Cottonwood County 
    • Jackson County 

Eligibility

* Counties can add their own rules about who can get Emergency Assistance and how often
* You don't have to be on or eligible for Minnesota Family Investment Program to get Emergency Assistance
* You have not received Emergency Assistance within the past 12 months. Some counties may make you wait longer
* You have to meet income guidelines
* Emergency Assistance must resolve the crisis
* You can show you have enough income to pay bills moving forward


Application Instructions

Apply for Emergency Assistance at your local county or tribal social service office.


Apply online


Fees

There is no fee for this service.


Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday


Area Served

Jackson and Cottonwood counties


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 847-4000
Toll Free (800) 622-5207

Last Update

5/22/2024

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