Bridge to Benefits is an online screening tool that can help you determine whether or not your household is eligible for a number of assistance programs, including energy assistance and cash assistance.
United Way 2-1-1 is your community help line. Questions regarding financial assistance, food assistance, counseling, childcare, recreation, and more can be answered by a 2-1-1 operator, 24/7. Just dial 2-1-1 on a landline phone, or 651-291-0211 from a cell phone in order to connect to a 2-1-1 operator today.
To see if you qualify for county assistance, contact the county in which you live. Also, to qualify for some non-profit assistance programs, you may have to be formally turned down by the county, so it can benefit you either way to determine if you're eligible. Call United Way 2-1-1 for contact information, or use the web sites listed below: