A family may only qualify for one of these programs, and must be referred through Hennepin County.

Contact Sherry Glanton:

Phone: 612-876-9301


The Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) and Diversionary Work Program (DWP) both aim to provide families with basic needs while assisting parents in becoming financially stable through work.

EMERGE is an Employment Service Provider (ESP) for both. We offer unique services such as:

  • Skills workshops
  • One-on-one case management
  • Short-term and long-term training opportunities
  • Comprehensive support services

Download and share the MFIP & DWP flyer!