Financial Assistance Applications

Lac qui Parle County administers many state and federal programs that provide aid for those in need. There are many different types of assistance programs that help with medical care, food, child care and much more. To find out more information about Financial Support Programs available in Lac qui Parle County, please call 320-598-7594 or visit Lac qui Parle County Family Services at 930 1st Avenue, Madison, MN.

If you wish to apply for any financial assistance program, please click on the links below the applicable program(s).

Cash Assistance:

These programs include the following: Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP), Diversionary Work Program (DWP), General Assistance (GA), Minnesota Supplemental Assistance (MSA), Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA), and Group Residential Housing (GRH).

  1. An online application can be found here: ApplyMN.
  2. A paper application can be found here: application form.

Child Care Assistance:

Minnesota's Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) is a subsidized assistance program that helps to pay for child care services for people who are employed, look for employment, or going to school.

  1. An application can be found here: Minnesota Child Care Assistance Program Application.

Emergency Help:

Emergency General Assistance provides help to people who are in a crisis situation, such as evictions and utility shut-offs. To be eligible, a person has to have lived in Minnesota for at least 30 days.

  1. An online application can be found here: ApplyMN.
  2. A paper application can be found here: application form.

Healthcare:

These programs include the following: Medical Assistance (MA), MinnesotaCare, Minnesota Family Planning Program, Home and Community Based Waiver Programs (HCBS), and Medicare Savings Program.

  1. An online application can be found here: MNSure.
  2. A paper application can be found here: application form.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefits:

SNAP, formerly know as Food Stamps, helps Minnesotans with low incomes get the food they need for nutritious and well-balanced meals. The program provides support to help stretch your household food budget. It is not intended to meet all of your household's food needs. It is a supplement.

  1. An online application can be found here: ApplyMN.
  2. A paper application can be found here: application form.

 

All paper applications for any assistance program must be downloaded, printed, and mailed to: 

Lac qui Parle County Family Services
PO Box 7
Madison, MN 56256