Applications and additional information regarding Minnesota's public assistance programs can be found through the Department of Human Services (DHS)
Intake Hours
Online Application
ApplyMN is a simple, secure web application that connects you with state and county services to help meet your and your family's basic needs. You can use ApplyMN to apply for:
ApplyMN will not determine if you qualify for assistance. It will send your information to a state, county, or tribal worker to review to see if you can get help.

Getting Started
  • To see if you might be eligible for ApplyMN programs, visit Bridge to Benefits, an online screening tool provided by the Children's Defense Fund.
  • Create a Minnesota Human Services Online account.
  • Use your Minnesota Human Services Online account username and password to log onto ApplyMN and begin your application.
Call the North Branch office at 651-213-5200, or Center City office at 651-213-5600 to request an application be mailed, or come to one of the offices to pick one up.

To request an interview call the North Branch office at 651-213-5200 or Center City office at 651-213-5600.

Health Care Applications
Health care applications can be applied for via mail to either the North Branch Office or Center City Office.