MN Family Investment Program

The Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP)

An under-served population of job seekers in our communities are families relying on public assistance and struggling to find family-sustaining work. MFIP addresses this by providing families with basic needs while assisting parents in becoming financially stable and self-sufficient through work.

MN Family Investment Program Workshops

Frequently Asked Questions About MFIP

EMERGE’s MFIP program is a continuum meant to support you and your family through the entire journey back to work. Our most commonly asked questions are answered below. Can’t find the answers you need? Contact us.

In order to apply to the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP), contact Hennepin County by calling (612) 596-1300 or complete the online application. Then, we hope to see you choose us as an Employment Service Provider (ESP).

Please contact your employment counselor to begin the application process.

Yes. Participants must exhaust financial aid options first, then speak to their employment counselor to access additional funds for some school costs.

Yes. We issue gas cards, weekly and monthly bus cards to qualifying participants.

Please contact our case aide to determine who your counselor is.