Economic Assistance

COVID-19 Information Updated 3/20/20 10:00am

  • We will continue to work during this time, and all applications, renewals, changes and other documentation will be processed in the order it is received, as usual. If you need to drop off paperwork, you may place it in our secure 24-hour drop off box that is located right outside our main office door at 752 Canterbury Road in Shakopee. It will be picked up every hour by County staff.  You may also fax your paperwork to 952-496-8685, or email it to  ScottCountyIncomeMaintenance@co.scott.mn.us
  • If you need to apply for Cash Assistance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Child Care Assistance, you can find an electronic application here: https://applymn.dhs.mn.gov/online-app-web/spring/public/process-login?execution=e1s1
  • If you need to apply for health coverage, you can find an electronic application here: https://www.mnsure.org/
  • If your employment has been affected by COVID-19, you can apply for unemployment benefits. More information can be found here: https://www.uimn.org/applicants/needtoknow/news-updates/covid-19.jsp
  • If you have any questions about Scott County’s Economic Assistance Programs, you may call 952-496-8686