Dakota County Welfare (Minnesota)

Search for Dakota County, MN county welfare services. A county welfare search can provide information on nutrition assistance, SNAP benefits, WIC benefits, food services, government benefits, food assistance benefits, apply for benefits, Social Security benefits, retirement benefits, safety net programs, assistance programs, TANF benefits, Medicaid benefits, housing services, substance abuse services, energy assistance, mental health services, emergency assistance, low-income assistance, childcare subsidy programs, and welfare services.


Dakota County WIC Offices provide access to the Women, Infants, and Children nutritional program in Dakota County, Minnesota. Dakota County WIC Offices process applications to join the Dakota County welfare program, provide nutrition education, and administer food services to eligible people. Pregnant and recently pregnant women, infants, and young children are eligible for the program if they meet income requirements and are at nutrition risk. Dakota County WIC Offices determine eligibility for benefits and accept applications, and they may conduct assessments for determining nutrition risk. WIC Office services may be available through their website.

Dakota County Administration Center WIC Office Hastings MN 1590 Highway 55 55033 651-438-4313

Dakota County Public Health Department WIC Office Apple Valley MN 14955 Galaxie Avenue 55124 952-891-7525

West Saint Paul Northern Service Center WIC Office West Saint Paul MN 1 Mendota Road 55118 651-554-6600


Dakota County Food Stamp Offices administer the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), a form of nutrition assistance provided to income-eligible households in Dakota County, Minnesota. Local Dakota County Food Stamp Offices can process applications for SNAP benefits, help determine eligibility for the program, and provide nutritional education. They also help administer monthly benefits, distribute food assistance benefits, and accept applications from individuals and Dakota County households. Food Stamp Offices in Dakota County may also monitor compliance with SNAP rules. Food Stamp Offices provide access to information and services on their websites.

Dakota County Community Services Administration Food Stamp Office West Saint Paul MN 1 Mendota Road 55118 651-554-6000


The Dakota County Social Services Department provides a range of health and human services and programs in Dakota County, Minnesota. They often administer safety net programs, provide basic necessities, and protect children, the elderly, and dependent or vulnerable adults. Dakota County Social Services may administer assistance programs such as SNAP or TANF, as well as Medicare or Medicaid and any state health programs for low-income uninsured or underinsured groups. They may also provide Dakota County housing services, substance abuse and addiction services, energy assistance, and mental health services. Social Service Departments in Dakota County provide online access to many of their services and programs.

Dakota County Social Service Department Apple Valley MN 14955 Galaxie Avenue 55124 952-891-7480