Sherburne County Health & 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 without children who can't work enough to support themselves, and 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)

Features

  • Specialization
    • Family
    • People with low income

Eligibility

Check specific program guidelines for requirements.

Location

13880 Business Center Dr NW, Elk River, MN, 55330

Area Served

Sherburne County

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 763-765-4000

Email

hhs@co.sherburne.mn.us

Business Hours

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

Websites

Other Services at this Location

Last Update

6/23/2022