All applications for assistance including healthcare, food programs, child care, and caretaker supplement are processed through our network of economic support specialists. Our specialists work in teams within our Northern Consortium to ensure staff are highly trained in individualized needs such as disability programs, child care, and for family or individuals.
To speak with an economic support specialist, call the Northern Consortium Call Center at 1-888-794-5722.
ACCESS is the online website that allows clients to apply for new benefits, check the status of a new application or current benefits, renew benefits, or make changes to their information online for Medicaid programs, Food Share, Child Care, and others. If your program isn’t listed in this section, please see our resources page for other programs that may be offered by your county or directly through the state.
**Please remember that energy assistance must be applied for by calling your local county to set up an appointment time. Click here for more information.