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 online, please got to ApplyMN.dhs.mn.gov. If you want to apply in person, we see new clients during our intake hours, which are between 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Monday through Friday.
  • 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.

Available Programs