Financial Assistance & Benefits

Programs that provide ongoing financial assistance and agencies that assist with program applications


Application assistance for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Community Options (ND)701-620-1029


Burial Assistance, Caregiving, LIHEAP, Medical Assistance, Lifeline, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Grand Forks County Social Services701-787-8535

Polk County Social Services218-773-2431


Application assistance for multiple programs, including Transportation Fare Assistance (1/2 price Senior Rider tickets)

Grand Forks Senior Center (Resources Dept)701-772-7245


Homestead Property Tax Credit & Renter’s Refund

Minnesota Department of Revenue800-652-9094

North Dakota State Tax Commissioner’s Office877-328-7088


Financial assistance with personal attendant care, prescription medication, home/vehicle accessibility, out-of-town medical travel, durable medical equipment

NDAD (ND Association for the Disabled)701-775-5577


Application assistance for programs (MN & ND)

Options Resource Center for Independent Living218-773-6100


Commodities, Home Repair, and Weatherization

Red River Valley Community Action (ND)701-746-5431


Retirement, Disability, Survivors, Supplemental Security Income, Medicare, Low-Income Subsidy for Medications

Social Security Administration800-772-1213


Application assistance for SNAP and LIHEAP

Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. (MN)800-584-7020