Human Services

Health & Human Services Customer Service Survey

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About Human Services

On behalf of the Winona County Board of Commissioners, this department administers various services in the areas of community health, and social services. These services are administered pursuant to state law and rule under the supervision of the State of Minnesota.

Our Vision

Fosters healthy and stable communities

Our Mission

Enhances the health, well-being, and self-sufficiency of all members of our communities

Our Values

  • Excellence: We achieve excellence in all aspects of service delivery
  • Integrity: We are dedicated to honesty, responsibility, and accountability
  • Compassion: We serve our communities and each other with compassion, dignity, and respect


Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

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Apply for benefits easily online by completing an application in less than 20 minutes. You can use MNBenefits to apply for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits (PDF), Emergency Assistance, Cash Programs, Housing Support, and Child Care Assistance (PDF).


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Child Support Services

Minnesota's Child Support Program helps parents establish a financial partnership, so children receive the financial, medical, and child care they deserve. Families enrolled in public assistance programs may not need to apply. To apply for services, visit the Minnesota Department of Human Services website. For more information, review the Understanding Child Support: A Handbook for Parents (PDF).