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Ramsey County Health and Human Services

Emergency Assistance

160 Kellogg Blvd E, St. Paul, MN, 55101

Distance: 1110 Miles

(651) 266-4884


Service Details


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.


  • Area Served by County
    • Ramsey County 


* 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

For Ramsey County residents:
* People currently active on a program with Financial Assistance should call their caseworker to apply for emergency aide.
* People not currently on assistance with Ramsey County can call (651) 266-4444 to get information on how to apply for emergency aid.


There is no fee for this service.

Area Served

Ramsey County


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (651) 266-4270
Main - General Information (651) 266-8500
TTY (651) 266-3750

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Other Locations

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