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Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS)

Refugee Resettlement Programs

Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) - Lafayette Building

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

(651) 431-3837


Service Details


This federally-funded office works with federal, state and local partners to support the resettlement of refugees in Minnesota and provides a variety of coordinated whole-family services for people under humanitarian protection who have been in the U.S. less than five years.

It makes sure that newcomer families have their immediate and basic needs met so they can live in dignity and achieve their highest potential.

The Refugee Resettlement Programs office helps eligible individuals and families by:
* Ensuring that mainstream programs and community resources are accessible
* Providing assistance in finding employment
* Supporting kids struggling academically or socially in school
* Providing support for immigration pathways to permanent residency through free and low-cost legal services


  • Specialization
    • Refugees 

Application Instructions

For assistance, contact one of the local agencies who have contracted to provide services to refugees.

Business Hours

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

Area Served



Phone Numbers

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

Last Update


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