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SNAP helps Minnesotans get the food they need. You'll get an EBT card that you can use like a debit card to buy groceries at most stores and farmer's markets.
Cash assistance helps people meet their basic needs until they are able to support themselves. You will get an EBT card that you can use like a debit card. Here are the most common cash programs:
Emergency Assistance helps with shelter payments, such as past due rent, to stop evictions or foreclosure. It can also be used for utilities when there is a threat of disconnection.
The Housing Support program used to be called Group Residential Housing. The program helps seniors and adults with disabilities pay for housing costs. It helps prevent people from living in institutions or becoming homeless.
Child Care Assistance helps families pay for childcare so that parents can pursue employment or education.