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, your full name or the last 4 digits of your social security number.

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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

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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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