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Houston County Department of Human Services

County Programs for Income Assistance

304 S Marshall St, Rm 104, Caledonia, MN, 55921-1324

Distance: 962 Miles

(507) 725-5811

Website

http://co.houston.mn.us/DHS.aspx

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 who can't work and who do not have children in their home
- https://mn.gov/dhs/people-we-serve/adults/economic-assistance/income/programs-and-services/ga.jsp
* Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) - Helps families in poverty with children through a cash grant, food assistance and employment services
- https://mn.gov/dhs/people-we-serve/children-and-families/economic-assistance/income/programs-and-services/mfip.jsp
* Minnesota Supplemental Aid (MSA) - Money to help pay for basic needs of people with very low incomes and limited assets
- https://mn.gov/dhs/people-we-serve/adults/economic-assistance/income/programs-and-services/msa.jsp
* 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)
- http://www.dhs.state.mn.us/main/idcplg?IdcService=GET_DYNAMIC_CONVERSION&dDocName=cm_003003&RevisionSelectionMethod=LatestReleased


Features

  • Client Information and Specialization
    • Family 
    • People with low income 

Eligibility

Check specific program guidelines for requirements.


Business Hours

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


Area Served

Houston County


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 725-5811
FAX (507) 725-3990

Last Update

6/14/2019

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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