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Public comment open for Emergency General Assistance policy

Public comment is currently being sought for the revised Ramsey County Emergency General Assistance (EGA) policy. The policy is set to become effective Feb. 8, 2016.

EGA helps individuals in Ramsey County avoid homelessness. EGA keep individuals in their homes or assists them in entering new living situations.

EGA is funded through an annual state grant. Funding is primarily for damage deposits, rent and utility payments.

Comments on the EGA policy should be submitted by Feb. 7, 2016 to juin.charnell@co.ramsey.mn.us. The comments will be taken into consideration for whether further revisions are needed. The final plan will be shared with the community.

View the EGA policy

Learn more about financial assistance.

Posted on Friday, January 8, 2016 - 11:30 a.m.