Rice County Social Services Offices Now Open
Rice County Social Services has announced the office is now open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for those who require in-person assistance.
In a News Release from the office they say, "Most business can be accomplished through the mail, email or telephone, and does not usually require a personal visit to our office.
The communication asks people to consider the following:
For HealthCare -Apply online at MNSURE.org
If you prefer a paper application call us at (507) 332-5995
For Childcare –Apply online at ApplyMN.DHS.MN.GOV or
Call us at (507) 332-5995 and leave your name and address –we’ll mail you an application.
For Cash or Food Assistance–Apply online at ApplyMN.DHS.MN.GOV
If you prefer a paper application call us at (507) 332-5995.
If you have questions about your public assistance benefits please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply for all other services such as mental health or disabilities case management please call us at (507) 333-3773 or email us at
Do any of these surprise you?