- LINK to DHS Coronovirus (COVID-19) information page.
Individuals may also use the client portal to submit new economic assistance applications or verifications for benefit renewal.
- Learn more about applying for assistance online and watch helpful videos about applying online for financial help and managing your public assistance notifications, etc.
The Human Service Zones' local offices in the counties (formerly known as county social service offices) have professionals on site who can help people who need these services and supports: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP/Food Stamps), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), heating assistance, Medicaid, including children's health services; basic care assistance; child care assistance; child welfare (foster care, child protection services); and referrals to other local resources and programs. The "Host County" in a Human Service Zone is responsible for the administrative functions (payroll, other HR functions, etc.) in the zone and is marked with a star.