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Economic assistance

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

Child care

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

Emergency help

Facing an eviction, foreclosure, utility shut-off or other household emergency? Depending on your income, you may qualify for help.

Food and nutrition

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


DHS works to ensure that appropriate housing is available for people by integrating housing, services and income supports to enable adults to live in their communities.


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

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