Financial Assistance

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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

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 MNbenefits for SNAP, Cash assistance, child care assistance, and emergency assistance.

The 2022-2023 Child Care Assistance Program County and Tribal Child Care Fund Plan is available, upon request, in our agency.

Health Care Programs

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.

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

For Help Completing Medical Applications Please Contact:MayraNavejas

  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.