Financial Assistance

NOTICE: Our Income Maintenance Department (Financial Assistance) holds office hours at the Springfield Community Center on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday morning of each month and at the Brown County office in Sleepy Eye on the afternoon of the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month. For the months of July and August, we will be see people during those office hours by appointment ONLY and request people who have questions related to their eligibility, to call into our office at 359-6500. For those programs where reassessments can be done over the phone, individuals who have appointments scheduled, will be contacted to complete the interview over the phone rather than face to face. We encourage individuals with questions, to call our office, 507-359-6500, rather than stopping in due to COVID-19.

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The Brown County Financial Assistance is to provide economic support to qualified low-income individuals and families.

Financial Assistance includes these categories of service:

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Fax: (507) 359-4146

Economic Assistance - Minnesota Department of Human Services (Link)

Contact Human Services

Located at the Community Services Building in New Ulm

1117 Center Street, PO Box 788
New Ulm, MN 56073

Telephone: (507) 354-8246 or 1 (800) 450-8246

TDD Phone Number: (507) 359-6505, for the hearing impaired

Fax: (507) 359-6542

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Office Hours: 8am to 4:30pm (most offices)

Main Office Phone: 507-233-6600

Courthouse Address:
14 S State St
New Ulm, MN 56073

Individual Office Hours may vary.


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