Benton County Human Services

County Programs for Income Assistance

Apply for county programs that help pay for basic needs

Description

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 who can't work and who do not have children in their home
  • 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 with very low incomes and limited assets
  • 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)

Features

  • Specialization
    • Family
    • People with low income

Eligibility

Check specific program guidelines for requirements.

Location

531 Dewey St, Foley, MN, 56329-8413

Other Services at this Location

Websites

Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm; Monday - Friday

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 320-968-5087
  • TDD: 320-968-8842
  • Toll Free: 800-530-6254

Area Served

Benton County

Last Update

9/21/2021