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Office Hours & Locations

Phone: 800-478-7778
Fax: 888-269-6520

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Applications for Public Assistance

SNAP Applicants, please note:

Medicaid Applicants, please note:

An electronic application is not available for programs other than SNAP and Medicaid at this time. Use the links below to apply for other services:

  • Complete a paper Application for Services and send by mail, fax, email, in-person/lobby drop box, direct secure messaging (requires a DSM account), or through a fee agent.
  • Contact the Virtual Call Center 800-478-7778 (TDD/Alaska Relay: 7-1-1) and apply for benefits over the phone.
  • See our Contact Us page for more information.
Tips For Faster Service - Send Proof Before We Ask!
  • Copies of applications are available at local offices, and we can mail one to you if asked.
  • Older age or disability Medicaid applicants should only use the following (paper) application at this time:


(for most assistance programs)

Other Applications

Review or Recertification

  • The Eligibility Review Form (GEN-72) can be used for most programs. The division sends a prefilled review application form with the standard recertification or review notice.
  • Please note the reporting requirements for our programs, which can be reported directly to your local office, with a GEN-72 or other form.

Other Forms

More Public Assistance forms can be found on our Forms and Information page.

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