Economic Assistance

Economic Assistance (EA) provides programs and quality services that support dignity and self-sufficiency.

Where to Get Help

  • Call the EZ Info Line at 763-422-7200 for information about programs and how to apply. If you call during office hours, you can also use the EZ info line to request an application or speak to a customer service representative. If you want to apply in person, we typically see new clients during our intake hours, which are between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., Monday through Friday.
  • The Blaine Office serves families with children under the age of 18. The Blaine office is located at 1201 89th Avenue, Suite 400, Blaine, MN 55434.
  • Our Anoka Office serves households where all members are over the age of 18. The Anoka office is located at 2100 Third Avenue, Suite 400, Anoka, MN 55303.
  • Minnesota Child Support Online - For those already participating in child support, the State of Minnesota has a secure interactive web site with direct access to case information.
  • Minnesota Department of Human Services Fraud Hotline - 651-431-3968 or toll-free 800-627-9977.


You may apply online at the Department of Human Services website.

Available Programs

  1. Cash Programs

    Learn about all of the cash assistance programs available for families in the community.

  2. Child Support

    Learn about child support services.

  3. Emergency Programs

    View available Emergency Assistant Programs.

  4. Funeral Funds

    Get information about funeral funds.

  5. Medical Programs

    See information about available medical programs.

  1. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

    Obtain information about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

  2. EZ Info

    Contact EZ Info.

  3. Housing Assistance

    Find out what you can do if you are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

  4. Food Shelves