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The Eligibility Unit administers four federally funded and two county-funded programs. These assistance programs help qualified individuals meet their basic needs. The programs help low-income families that are working towards self-sufficiency. Find more information on each of these programs by clicking each box.

Walk-in Intake Hours

Monday 9am - 4pm
Tuesday 9am - 4pm
Wednesday 9am - 4pm
Thursday 9am - 4pm
Friday 9am - 12pm


For an online application


To fill out electronically


General Information needed


Information you list on the application or review must be accurate. Knowingly providing false or misleading information may result in us taking legal action against you, either criminal or civil. Your benefits may be reduced and you may be ineligible for benefits for a period of time.

Intentional Program Violations (IPV)

Intentional Program Violation will be pursued against any household, which gives false statements to mislead, misrepresent, or conceal, or withhold facts needed to accurately determine program eligibility for SNAP, Childcare Assistance and TANF. IPV penalties are 12 months for the 1st offense, 24 months for the 2nd offense and permanently for the 3rd or subsequent offense. Full and immediate repayment is requested for any LIHEAP overpayment.

415 East Rosser Avenue Suite 113
Bismarck ND 58501-4058
OFFICE PHONE: 222-6670
FAX: 221-3384 Administration
FAX: 222-6476 Economic Assistance
FAX: 222-6644 Child & Family Services

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