Financial Assistance

Brown County Human Services provides financial support to elderly, disabled and low-income residents of Brown County. Upon receipt of the application an interview will be scheduled and/or a request for information will be mailed. For the SNAP program, be sure to turn in a signed first page of the application ASAP. This signature and date will determine the first date benefits may start if found eligible for this program.

The links below outlines each of the financial assistance program areas

We also have paper applications available at our office or we can mail one to you.

If you have any questions, please call Brown County Human Services office at 507-359-6500 or email the Financial Assistance unit at  Make sure to include identifying information in your email such as your case number and your full name.  Also include a way to reach you to provide additional information.


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Contact Us

Mailing Address:
Brown County Human Services
1117 Center Street PO Box 788
New Ulm, MN 56073

Physical Address:
Community Services Building (CSB)
1117 Center Street
New Ulm

Map & Directions

Office Hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday through Friday (excluding holidays)

Human Services Director: Anne Broskoff

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

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

Fax General: (507) 359-6542
Fax Financial: (507) 359-4146


Completed forms and applications may be delivered to our office in one of four ways:

  1. Dropped off at our office during open hours.
  2. Put in the drop box in our parking lot anytime. Please place in an envelope with your name and who it should go to. The box is emptied several times throughout the business day. If you need original verififications returned, please note on the document
  3. Mailed to our PO Box listed above
  4. Scanning and emailing all documents to.

Financial Woker:
Child Support Worker:
All other documents:

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

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