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Program: Minnesota Family Investment Program - MFIP

Agency: Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department


Resource Number: 36898833
Description
MFIP is Minnesota's version of TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families). Minnesota's Family Investment Program provides a monthly cash payment to help supplement a families income as they move from public assistance to employment. Participants must meet program requirements or their benefits will be reduced, lifetime benefits are limited to 60 months. Child care and medical services are also available.


Program Phones:
(612)596-1300Intake
(844)803-8466Toll free

Website: www.hennepin.us/residents/human-services/employment-services
Email: socialservices@hennepin.us

Location information
Brookdale Regional Satellite Center Site  
Location: 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Suite 400

Brooklyn Center 55430

Site Phones:
(612)596-1300Intake
(844)803-8466Toll free
Site Hours:
Vary; by appointment only
Disabilities Access: Accessible main entrance; accessible public restroom; policy for provision of accessible service
Mailing Address: 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Suite 400, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

Program Delivery
Eligibility: Minnesota residents who are:

- Pregnant women

- Families with children under 18 (or under 19 if in secondary or vocational school full-time). Both parents can get MFIP if they are in the home.

- Relative caregivers (grandparents, aunts/uncles, cousins etc.) can get MFIP only for children in their care or can choose to be included in the MFIP grant. If the caregiver only wants assistance for the children, their income and assets are not considered and they are not subject to the MFIP 60-month limit.

- Other requirements for MFIP include: Immigration status, state residency, asset and income limits and cooperation with employment and child support requirements
Languages: Interpreters available
Application Process: - Call for application or walk in to any Human Services or Satellite Center location

- Must complete a Combined Application Form (CAF) and complete a screening process

- Visit website/apply online at ApplyMN which is a secure web application
Program Fees: None
Documents Required: Verification of income, assets and identification for each family member; other possible verifications


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Verification

Person at the resource who last verified this information:
Last Verified On: 3/10/2019
 

Agency Background

Programs at Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department

Adoption Services
Adult Protection
Advocates and Appeals
Burial/Funeral Assistance
Chemical Health
Child and Teen Checkups
Child Care Assistance
Child Care Licensing
Child Protection
Child Support Services
Children's Mental Health
Children's Mental Health Crisis Services
COPE - Mental Health Crisis Services for Adults - Community Outreach for Psychiatric Emergencies
Daytime and After Hours Shelter Teams
Diversionary Work Program (DWP)
Domestic Abuse Service Center
Emergency Assistance - EA
Emergency General Assistance - EGA
Epidemiology
EZInfo
Follow Along Program
Food Support Program
Foster Care and Licensing
Fraud Information and Complaints
General Assistance - GA
Health Care for the Homeless Project
Hennepin Community Volunteers
Hennepin County Mental Health Center
Hennepin County Public Health Clinic
Homeless Access Unit
Housing Support
Human Services Centers, Satellite Centers and Health Services Locations
Immunization Services
Initial Contact Front Door Social Services
Medical Assistance - MA
Medical Transportation Assistance
Medicare Savings Programs
Mental Health Housing
Minnesota Food Assistance Program - MFAP
Minnesota Supplemental Aid - MSA
MnCHOICES
Office of Multicultural Services - OMS
Parent Support Outreach Program
Prepetition Screening - PSP
Project CHILD
Project Connect
Refugee Cash Assistance Program - RCA
Refugee Medical Assistance - RMA
Relative Custody Assistance
Start Today Hennepin
Teen Parent Program
Veterans Services
WIC Program - Women, Infants and Children
Work Supports

Accreditations: Does not apply
Funding: Federal; state; county; fees





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