Washington County Community 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 whose income and resources are very low
  • Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP): Helps families with children meet their basic needs, while helping parents move to financial stability through work
  • 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

  • Area Served by County
    • Washington County
  • Specialization
    • Family
    • People with low income

Eligibility

Check specific program guidelines for requirements.

Location

19955 Forest Rd N, Forest Lake, MN, 55025

Area Served

Washington County

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 651-430-6459
  • Main: 651-430-6000

Websites

Other Locations

Other Services at this Location

Last Update

2/27/2024