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Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS)

Economic Assistance and Food Programs

Lafayette Building

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

Distance: 1063 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
* 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)


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

State of Minnesota


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

5/24/2022

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