Financial Assistance


We request people who have questions related to their eligibility to call our office at 359-6500.
Most programs reassessments can be completed by phone, rather than face to face due to COVID-19.

You can also email us with any questions at:

Sleepy Eye and Springfield Outreach Offices will be staffed on the first Tuesday of each month.

Locations include:

    • Springfield Community Center from 10 am until noon
    • Sleepy Eye Brown County Extension office from 1 pm until 2:30 pm


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

Financial Assistance includes these categories of service:

For more information about the Financial Assistance Programs,email or use the contact information to the right.

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

Email Human Services



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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