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Minnesota Department of Human Services - Family Support Grant

Family Support Grant

Disability Hub MN
1-866-333-2466
www.mn.gov/dhs/people-we-serve/people-with-disabilities/services/home-community/programs-and-services/fsg.jsp

The Family Support Grant provides cash grants to eligible families with children who have been certified disabled. Families may be eligible for up to $3,112.99 per year. The program helps families access disability services and supports, prevents out-of-home placement for children with disabilities, and promotes family health and well-being.

Ages Served:
Birth -21

Types of disabilities served:
Children who have been certified disabled.

Area of Minnesota served:
Statewide

Eligibility criteria:
Children are eligible if they:
1. Are under age 21.
2. Live in their biological or adoptive family home.
3. Their family has an annual adjusted gross income of $101,751 or less.
4. Have been certified disabled by Social Security, the State Medical Review Team, or lead agency Rule 185 DD/RC case management.
5. Are not receiving a waiver, the Consumer Support Grant, or Personal Care Assistance.

Maximum amount individual can receive:
Families may be eligible for up to $3,112.99 per year

Additional notes:
Families may purchase assistive technology training with their FSG funding.

Funding Assistance:

  • Purchase Device
  • Information and Referral

Services Funded:

  • Consultation/Observation
  • Assessment/Evaluation
  • Training

Device Funded:

  • Aids for Daily Living
  • Computers
  • Education/ Employment
  • Home/Building Modifications
  • Mobility Seating and Positioning
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics

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For listing updates contact:

STAR Program
358 Centennial Office Building
658 Cedar Street
Saint Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-201-2640 or toll free 888-234-1267(voice)
MN Relay: 711 or 800-627-3529
Fax: 651-282-6671


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