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To apply for Cash, SNAP, Child Care Assistance or Emergency Assistance, visit:

All Financial Assistance intake interviews will take place over the phone, rather than in-person. After an application is submitted and assigned, your financial worker will call you for a phone interview. Applications and verifications can be sent via email to [email protected], fax to 651-266-3942 or can be dropped off in a form drop box at sites throughout the county. See form drop-off & walk-in assistance sites.

To receive in-person help for financial assistance please visit our Metro Square location.  

Ramsey County offers cash assistance to eligible low-income residents through a variety of programs.

To apply for cash assistance visit:

Burial assistance

General assistance for low income adults

Minnesota Family Investment Program

Minnesota Supplemental Aid

Refugee assistance