Cash and Food Programs

Looking for SNAP?

Visit our Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) page.

Select from the tabs below to explore the variety of Cash and Food programs available to Chippewa County residents.

  1. How To Apply

Looking for SNAP? 

SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Program assistance is a county-run, federal program administered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture that helps Minnesotans with low incomes get the food that's needed for sound nutrition and well-balanced meals.  The program issues electronic food support benefits that can be used to purchase allowable food items from participating grocers.

How to Apply

There are many ways you can get an application to apply. We strongly recommend you contact our office to be screened for potential eligibility for assistance programs. You would need to complete an application, have an interview, and provide all required verification for a determination of eligibility to be made.

  • The options are as follows: Visit our office to complete an application. 
  • Call the office at 320-269-6401 and one can be mailed to you.   
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  • download320-269-6401 or 877-450-6401.
  • Apply online at MNbenefits.MN.Gov
  • Print an application from the MNBenefits site (directly linked below also)

Combined Application for SNAP and Cash Assistance Programs - English Language Version (PDF)

Combined Application for SNAP and Cash Assistance Programs - Spanish Language Version (PDF)

  1. Cash Programs
  1. Emergency Assistance
  1. Other Food Resources


download320-269-6401 or 877- 450-6401

  1. Family Services

    Physical Address
    719 N Seventh Street
    Suite 200
    Montevideo, MN 56265

    Fax: 320-269-6405