Emergency Assistance

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When families are in a financial crisis that poses a direct threat to the physical health or safety of a child younger than 18, Ramsey County can provide short-term assistance.


People currently on a financial assistance program should contact their case worker to apply for emergency aid. People not currently on Ramsey County assistance can call 651-266-4444 to get information on how to apply for emergency aid.

For information on emergency housing, visit Housing Services & Support.