Financial Assistance

Responsibilities & Services

This division of Human Services provides economic support and health care to persons who qualify.

Persons must fill out a formal application in order to have eligibility determined for the following:

Economic Supports

Health Care Programs

Persons can apply in-person at our local agency Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

To see if you may be eligible for our programs, use the Eligibility Screening Tool provided by Bridge to Benefits.

Applications can be completed online at ApplyMN for health care, nutrition assistance, child care assistance, and emergency assistance.

MnSure Navigators - CLUES - Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicid

Nadia Crooker from CLUES (BILINGUAL) will be in our office every other Tuesday from 12-4 PM for anybody that wants help filling out their MnSure applications. Clients can also contact Nadia at 952-378-7989 to make an appointment. Nadia is available to meet with you and help you with your MnSure application.

For More Information
For more information or to request an application for financial assistance, call Watonwan County Human Services at 507-375-3294, or 888-299-5941, or visit the Minnesota Department of Human Services website.

  1. Jodi Halvorson

    Financial Assistance Supervisor

  2. Physical Address
    715 Second Avenue S.
    St. James, MN 56081


    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 31
    St. James, MN 56081

    Phone: (507) 375-3294

    Monday through Friday
    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.