Welcome to Bridge to Benefits
NOTE: This screening tool does not determine eligibility. It is only a guideline. After using this screening tool, you must apply to each program to be sure your are eligible.
The Department of Human Services, Office of Economic Opportunity (DHS-OEO) is seeking to provide funding to programs that prepare and serve meals to Minnesotans experiencing food insecurity. Proposals are being accepted from Responders to improve food security by prepared meals for individuals aged 18-60 years old and their dependents. Applications are due 4:00 p.m. on March 11, 2024.
The Minnesota Free School Meals Program provides state reimbursement to schools that participate in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program so that students can have one breakfast and one lunch at no cost at school.
It is important for families to still complete the Application for Education Benefits! Please reach out to your child’s school to complete this.