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Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS)

Economic Assistance and Food Programs

Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) - Lafayette Building

444 Lafayette Rd N, St. Paul, MN, 55155

Distance: 168 Miles

(651) 431-4049

Website

https://mn.gov/dhs/partners-and-providers/program-overviews/economic-supports-cash-food

Service Details

Description

The Department of Human Services provides economic assistance for qualifying families. It helps people go to or look for work, attend school, have nutritious food, and gain independence.


Programs include:
* Diversionary Work Program
* General Assistance
* Minnesota Family Investment Program
* Minnesota Food Shelf Program
* Minnesota Supplemental Aid
* Nutritious Food Coalition
* Refugee Resettlement - providing food, cash, and healthcare
* Safe Harbor - for survivors of sex trafficking
* Social Security Advocacy
* Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
* Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - Employment and Training
* Emergency Assistance Food Program
* Office of Economic Opportunity
* Family Assets for Independence in Minnesota (FAIM)


Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Aitkin County 
    • Anoka County 
    • Becker County 
    • Beltrami County 
    • Benton County 
    • Big Stone County 
    • Blue Earth County 
    • Brown County 
    • Carlton County 
    • Carver County 
    • Cass County 
    • Chippewa County 
    • Chisago County 
    • Clay County 
    • Clearwater County 
    • Cook County 
    • Cottonwood County 
    • Crow Wing County 
    • Dakota County 
    • Dodge County 
    • Douglas County 
    • Faribault County 
    • Fillmore County 
    • Freeborn County 
    • Goodhue County 
    • Grant County 
    • Hennepin County 
    • Houston County 
    • Hubbard County 
    • Isanti County 
    • Itasca County 
    • Jackson County 
    • Kanabec County 
    • Kandiyohi County 
    • Kittson County 
    • Koochiching County 
    • Lac qui Parle County 
    • Lake County 
    • Lake of the Woods County 
    • Le Sueur County 
    • Lincoln County 
    • Lyon County 
    • Mahnomen County 
    • Marshall County 
    • Martin County 
    • McLeod County 
    • Meeker County 
    • Mille Lacs County 
    • Morrison County 
    • Mower County 
    • Murray County 
    • Nicollet County 
    • Nobles County 
    • Norman County 
    • Olmsted County 
    • Otter Tail County 
    • Pennington County 
    • Pine County 
    • Pipestone County 
    • Polk County 
    • Pope County 
    • Ramsey County 
    • Red Lake County 
    • Redwood County 
    • Renville County 
    • Rice County 
    • Rock County 
    • Roseau County 
    • Scott County 
    • Sherburne County 
    • Sibley County 
    • St. Louis County 
    • Statewide 
    • Stearns County 
    • Steele County 
    • Stevens County 
    • Swift County 
    • Todd County 
    • Traverse County 
    • Wabasha County 
    • Wadena County 
    • Waseca County 
    • Washington County 
    • Watonwan County 
    • Wilkin County 
    • Winona County 
    • Wright County 
    • Yellow Medicine County 

Application Instructions

To apply for a public assistance program, contact your local county or tribal human services agency


Business Hours

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


Area Served

Statewide


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
DHS Information Desk (651) 431-2000
Speech-to-Speech relay (877) 627-3848
TTY (800) 627-3529

Last Update

6/11/2024

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