Anoka County Health and Human Services

County Programs for Income Assistance

Apply for county programs that help pay for basic needs


Programs that help pay for basic needs include:

  • Emergency General Assistance (EGA) - Help to resolve a one-time crisis that immediately threatens a basic health or safety need (such as food, shelter or utilities)
  • General Assistance (GA) - Cash assistance to help cover basic needs for people without children who can't work enough to support themselves, and whose income and resources are very low
  • Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) - Helps families in poverty with children through a cash grant, food assistance, and employment services
  • Minnesota Supplemental Aid (MSA) - Money to help pay for basic needs of people who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) - Provides money to newly arrived refugees who are making the transition to life in the United States and are not eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP)


  • Specialization
    • Family
    • People with low income


Check specific program guidelines for requirements.


1201 89th Ave NE, Ste 400, Blaine, MN, 55434

Area Served

Anoka County

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 763-422-7200
  • Main: 763-324-2300

Business Hours

8:00am - 9:00pm, Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm, Friday


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