General Assistance (GA)

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Minnesota Department of Human Services

To learn more about GA:

  • Visit the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) website for general information on Minnesota cash benefit programs, including GA.
  • See the Minnesota Combined Manual for detailed information on cash benefit program rules.
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Apply for GA

Apply for GA online at MNbenefits or by filing a paper application.

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