You can still receive services without person-to-person contact.
COVID-19 Minnesota hotlines 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Schools, child care, businesses: Call 651-297-1304 or 1-800-657-3504.
- Health questions: Call 651-201-3920 or 1-800-657-3903.
We are processing applications and responding to phone calls:
- Call 612-596-1300
- Apply for cash assistance, SNAP, child care or emergency assistance at ApplyMN
- Complete an application by phone or get one mailed to you by calling 612-596-1300
- If you already receive cash, SNAP or health care you’ll be able to keep getting benefits with no additional paperwork
Other ways to submit documents: Fax 612-288-2981 or for child care assistance documents fax 612-288-2982.
In some cases, paperwork can wait until after the crisis. Some sites have drop boxes for urgent use:
- Health Services Building, 525 Portland Avenue, Minneapolis, 55415
- Northwest Family Service Center, 7051 Brooklyn Boulevard, Brooklyn Center, 55429
- Wells Fargo Building, 1011 – 1st Street South, Hopkins, 55343
Health care assistance
For people experiencing homelessness
Domestic Abuse Service Center
- Advocacy, orders for protection and safety planning services can be accessed by calling 612-348-5073.
- We discourage anyone from coming to the domestic abuse service center at the Government Center. But if someone finds themselves there, a conference room has been set up on the same level equipped with phones to call the services number 612-348-5073. The room is A0710.
Call your child support officer directly or call 612-348-3600. You can also contact your child support officer through Minnesota Child Support Online.
To make a payment, use one of these options:
If you received a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) notice and would like to prevent COLA from taking place, you must file a motion to stay the COLA. The motion paperwork is titled Motion to Stay of Cost-of-Living Adjustment. The motion form and current filing process are available at mncourts.gov/hennepin. If you need to speak to your child support officer, you may call them directly or call 612-348-3600.
Inmates are receiving a limited number of free phone calls each week so they may stay in touch with loved ones by phone.
Adult Corrections Facility
Residents can send and receive mail. Residents can make phone calls daily; all call fees have been waived.
County Home School
Residents can send and receive mail. Residents can make phone calls daily.
Juvenile Detention Center
Residents can send and receive mail. Residents are able to make phone calls daily.
Call 612-596-1036 for help with bus passes, plan benefits and other member services..
NorthPoint Health and Wellness
For current NorthPoint services, hours and donation information visit northpointhealth.org/coronavirus-updates.
Mental health center
We're providing many services by phone. Call 612-596-9438.
Partners and providers for health and human services
Visit Partners in health and human services.
Licensing service centers
Vital records are available by both mail and fax:
Find full service center information.
Reporting potholes, flooded roads, nonworking traffic signals and other road issues
Report a problem
Due dates, fines and returns:
Find full library COVID-19 information.
Property tax payments
Tax payments are being processed. Pay property taxes online or through U.S. mail.
Find full property tax payment information.
Call 612-348-5151 or email email@example.com
Medical examiner's office
- If your case is scheduled between now and March 30, call your public defender to see if your case will be heard or rescheduled for a future date.
- If you don’t know your public defender’s number, call 612-348-7530 between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. Staff will help you.
Bidders for county business
Information that would have been read at public bid openings will be posted after bids are opened:
Paper bids for facility construction projects may be scanned and submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Bids must be emailed by the bid end date and time.
Businesses and workers affected by COVID-19
Hennepin County is maintaining an updated list of resources and information for businesses and workers on our Economic Development website.
Recycling and hazardous waste disposal
Work continues with business hazardous waste licensing and renewal.
County business recycling staff are available remotely for businesses and organizations to improve their recycling programs. Find full information on remote technical assistance, including funding and training assistance.
Recorder and registrar of titles
Examiner of titles
Call 612-348-3046 or email Assessor.AO@hennepin.us.
- Electronic applications are being processed. Submit an application
- No paper applications or mailed items are being processed until further notice