Apply in-person. Applications can be submitted Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Emergency Assistance and certain Cash Assistance programs (MFIP and DWP, both family cash programs) typically require a face-to-face interview. Interviews for food and other cash programs can be conducted as a scheduled interview over the telephone. Health care does not require an interview.
Apply online:ApplyMN is a simple, secure Web application that connects you with state and county services to help meet your and your family's basic needs. You can use ApplyMN to apply for cash, food, child care, and emergency assistance,
Minnesota Department of Human Services
Reporting Responsibilities for Public Assistance Recipients - DHS-3155
Income and Eligibility Verification System - DHS-2759