Children and Families


Economic supports

The Minnesota Department of Human Services offers economic supports for qualifying families to assist them as they go to work, look for work or attend school.

  • Child care assistance

    Minnesota’s Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) helps make quality child care affordable for eligible families. 

  • Food and nutrition assistance

    The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps eligible Minnesotans get the food they need for sound nutrition and well-balanced meals.

  • Minnesota Family Investment Program

    This program provides temporary job counseling, financial assistance and nutrition assistance to eligible families with children and pregnant women.

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