Financial Assistance


Our Income Maintenance Department (Financial Assistance) holds office hours the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays each month at the Springfield Community Center from 10 am to 12 pm and at the Sleepy Eye Brown County Office from 1-2:30 pm. These hours are staffed by appointment ONLY.

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.

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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:

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



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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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