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In partnership with the Minnesota Department of Human Services, the Olmsted County Financial Assistance Office works to help people with low incomes transition to economic stability. Economic support includes cash assistance programs, food support, child care assistance, child support services, refugee services, employment services, and health care programs.
To get started, visit Minnesota Human Services Online to use an online pre-screening tool find out if you might qualify for benefits and to register for a user ID and password.
If you already have a user ID and password, you can log-on to ApplyMN directly.
Apply Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
The SNAP Program (formerly called Food Stamp Program or Food Support) is a county-run, federal program that helps low-income households get supplemental food needed to attain sound nutrition and well-balanced meals. For more information about SNAP.
Apply General Assistance (GA) at https://applymn.dhs.mn.gov/online-app-web/spring/public/process-login?execution=e1s1
This is a state-funded supplement cash assistance program for people who receive Social Security Income (SSI) benefits. For more information on MSA.