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MNbenefits is a convenient, mobile-friendly benefits application website for Minnesotans. On MNbenefits, you can complete new applications or submit required documents for benefits you already receiving.
Programs currently available include:
- Food assistance (SNAP)
- Cash programs like MFIP and General Assistance
- Emergency assistance
- Child care assistance
- Housing support (GRH)
Visit MNbenefits: https://mnbenefits.mn.gov/
Click here to access MNBenefits – A safe and easy way to apply for Food assistance (SNAP), Cash programs, Emergency cash assistance, GRH (Housing support) and/or Child care assistance online.
- Please call our office to request an application or to learn how to apply over the phone.
Click Here to Visit MNsure – this site is to apply for healthcare assistance
Click here to access eDocs – here you can fill out documents online and submit them using the "Submit forms online" link above
Child Support - You may apply for child support services by filling out the Child Support Application (PDF) and returning it to Nicollet County Health & Human Services, or by using the new electronic application at https://edocs.mn.gov/forms/DHS-1958-ENG.
Payments made in cash for any program can be brought to the St. Peter Health and Human Services building located at 622 S Front St, St. Peter, MN
Child Support payments can be brought to the St. Peter office location or mailed directly to the Minnesota Child Support Payment Center, P.O. Box 64326, Saint Paul, MN 55164-0326. Cash payments may also be conveniently made through PayNearMe. You will need your child support participant number and your personal identification number (PIN).
Collections payments can be made online here or brought to the St. Peter office location.