Human Services

Denise Warren - Human Services Director

Human Services News...
  • Updated Email Address/Sending in Documents Options

    Documents can be emailed to Becker County Human Services at the following email address: Please make sure to have a working phone number listed on your paperwork. Documents may also be mailed to our agency, or dropped off in the drop box located beside the front door of our building - see our address in the 'Contact This Department' section of this page.

  • Website Information to Apply for Assistance

    Applications for SNAP, CASH, Emergency Assistance, and Daycare Assistance can be done online directly at MNbenefits. You can also apply for healthcare at MNsure.

  • Volunteer Drivers Wanted

    Becker County Human Services is looking for Volunteer Drivers to provide transports. Mileage reimbursement at the current rate. Applicants must have a reliable vehicle, valid driver's license and insurance and a cleared medical statement from their physician. If interested, please contact Shannon F. or Christy R. at 218-847-5628.

Mission Statement:

The mission of Becker County Human Services is to promote safety, health and self-sufficiency by delivering comprehensive, fiscally responsible services to individuals and families.

The Human Services Director is an appointed position. The agency offers two basic kinds of services:

  1. Financial Support - to promote self-sufficiency of the residents of Becker County through the programs and services we administer and referrals to community resources.
  2. Social Services - subject to a sliding fee schedule.

MNsure Information:

  • See a brief video with an Overview of the Affordable Care Act, which is a component of Minnesota's health reform efforts.
  • Learn more about Health Reform in Minnesota.
  • MNsure has an easy-to-use website where you can search and compare plans, a telephone hotline at 1-855-366-7873 where you can call to talk with someone about your options, and places where you can sign up in your community.