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Douglas County Department of Social Services

County Programs for Income Assistance

809 Elm St, Ste 1186, Alexandria, MN, 56308

(320) 762-2302

Website

https://www.co.douglas.mn.us/social-services

Service Details

Description

Programs that help pay for basic needs include:
* Emergency General Assistance (EGA) - Help to resolve a one-time crisis that immediately threatens a basic health or safety need (such as food, shelter or utilities)
* General Assistance (GA) - Cash assistance to help cover basic needs for people without children who can't work enough to support themselves, and and whose income and resources are very low
* Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) - Helps families in poverty with children through a cash grant, food assistance, and employment services
* Minnesota Supplemental Aid (MSA) - Money to help pay for basic needs of people who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
* Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) - Provides money to newly arrived refugees who are making the transition to life in the United States and are not eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP)


Features

  • Specialization
    • Family 
    • People with low income 

Eligibility

Check specific program guidelines for requirements.


Area Served

Douglas County


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (320) 762-2302
FAX (320) 762-3833
Toll Free (844) 204-0012

Last Update

4/22/2022

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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