Minnesota Resources

This page has information specific to this state, including contact information for federal and state agencies, and some key information about laws and consumer protections.

To find financial assistance resources, please visit CancerFinances.org.

Click here for information about laws specific to Minnesota.


Disability Insurance

Federal Disability Insurance (SSDI & SSI)
Social Security Administration

Find your local SSA office

More Disability Resources


How to File Bankruptcy in Minnesota for Free

Filing bankruptcy can be an effective way to eliminate medical bills and credit card debt among other kinds of erasable debts.


Federal Fair Employment Agency
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Reasonable Accommodations
Job Accommodation Network

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
U.S. Department of Labor
Wage & Hour Division

State Fair Employment Agency
Minnesota Department of Human Rights

State Health Care Coverage Facts
Georgetown University Health Policy Institute

Vocational Rehabilitation
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
800.657.3858 or 651.259.7114

More Employment Resources

Unemployment Resources

Unemployment Agency
Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Program

Agency: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development

Information and filing available here. Click here to see the current weekly benefit amount and the maximum length of benefits. Payment is available via direct deposit or debit card. Claimants will be required to search for employment each week that they claim benefits and may be required to appear in person for an appointment at a CareerForce job center. There is a comprehensive guidebook available here. Informational videos are available here. Customer service can be reached here.

Updates related to Minnesota unemployment benefits and Covid-19

State Clinical Trials Law

The ACA requires that most, non-grandfathered, group health plans provide coverage for the routine costs when participating in clinical trials. Some states have more consumer protections. Click here for more information about clinical trials.

This state does not mandate insurers or HMOs doing business in state to cover routine patient costs associated with clinical trials.

Paid Family Sick Leave

Minnesota does not have paid family leave. Legislation creating a paid family medical leave program has been proposed for 2020.