How to Apply

Apply for Programs

Applications are available at our office and available during regular business hours at the Human Services Reception Desk. 

  • Applications can be picked up and filled out at our office or taken home to complete. 
  • Applications can be mailed out; to request an application call (507) 357-8288


The date we receive your application affects the date your benefits will start, so it’s important to turn it in as soon as possible.


MN Benefits is Minnesota’s secure, online system you can use to apply for the following:

  • Cash assistance
  • SNAP (food support)
  • Emergency help
  • Child care assistance programs

MNSure is a one-stop online health insurance marketplace where Minnesotans can find and compare health plans, and guides clients in selecting the coverage that fits their needs.  You can apply for Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare through MNSURE any time during the year.  Some health insurance options need you to apply during open enrollment periods.

Returning Information to the Financial Assistance Office

Applications, paystubs, and other financial forms and supporting documents  

  • e-mail
  • Mail or In-Person 
    • Le Sueur County Human Services
      Attn: Financial Assistance
      88 S. Park Ave.
      Le Center, MN 56057
  • Fax
    • (507) 357-6122