Refugees and asylees usually qualify for various types of public assistance. Case Managers at MCC Refugee Services take the lead on connecting families with these resources. Volunteers may be asked to provide transportation to previously scheduled appointments. The volunteer coordinator can give you further instruction and answer any questions you may have.
Hennepin County Public Assistance
Hennepin County Public Assistance is located at Century Plaza in Downtown Minneapolis. Make sure to bring your parking stub in to be validated inside!
330 South 12th Street
Ramsey County Public Assistance
160 East Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul, MN
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program
If you think the refugee family you are involved with would benefit from WIC, ask the volunteer coordinator about it and MCC Refugee Services can provide more information. MCC Refugee Services will take the lead on connecting to this resource.
To reach the Minnesota State WIC Office call 1-800-657-3942
For information about WIC, locations, eligibility requirements, and so forth, visit the website by Clicking Here.
For information about EBT Cards, Click Here.