Economic Assistance

This department in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Human Services manages programs that provide support for low income families, adults, elderly and disabled individuals of Goodhue County.  Support programs include:
   
  • Income maintenance
  • Medical assistance
  • Food support - SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
  • Cash assistance
  • Emergency assistance

Additionally, the Child Support staff work with parents regardless of their income to:

  • Establish paternity
  • Establish orders for child support
  • Enforce orders
  • Modify child support obligations

Child support includes: 

  • Basic support
  • Medical support
  • Child care support.