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Beltrami County Economic Assistance Division

Public Assistance

Beltrami County Public Assistance administers various federal, state, and local government programs designed to provide temporary cash aid, food assistance, and health insurance for eligible low-income residents.  It also offers Child Support services to our county residents.

Text Messaging and E-mail Consent Form

If you are applying for SNAP or Cash assistance and you have submitted an application, you must complete an interview in order to determine your eligibility.

Interviews are completed by phone, when an eligibility specialist contacts you, the number you will see on your caller ID is 218-333-4299. If you cannot complete a phone interview, you must stop by our front desk located on the second floor of the Community Services Center, 616 America Ave NW, Bemidji to conduct your interview.

Beltrami County Health & Human Services Comprehensive Civil Rights Plan

Need to submit documents to our Public Assistance team?  See link below for instructions on how to use our Web Upload system:

Instructions for our Health and Human Service Web Upload

Additional Resources

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218-333-8300 Option "2"

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