Top Topics

Start here to find answers to common questions.

Health

  • Medical Assistance

    Medical Assistance (MA) is Minnesota's Medicaid program for people with low income. You might qualify for MA based on your income or your disability.

  • Medicare

    When you work, you pay Medicare taxes. If you pay enough in Medicare taxes, you'll qualify for Medicare at age 65 or when you meet certain other conditions.

  • Prescriptions

    Prescription medication can be expensive. You have a few different ways to get prescription coverage and help paying for medications.

Housing

  • Housing stabilization

    Housing stabilization services can help you find and keep stable affordable housing.

  • Affordable housing

    There are many programs related to affordable housing for people with disabilities.

Independence

  • PCA services

    A personal care assistant (PCA) helps with daily living tasks, such as eating, bathing, using the bathroom and getting dressed

  • Transportation

    Transportation options are unique to each community, ranging from public transit to free or volunteer options and other informal supports.

  • Waivers

    Waivers help pay for the services you need to live your best life.

  • Waiver Reimagine

    Through the Waiver Reimagine project, Minnesota is improving the four disability waivers to create a simpler and more person-centered system.

Money

  • SNAP

    The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, is a program that can help you pay for the food you need.

  • Social Security

    Social Security disability benefits are cash payments for people with disabilities.

Other

  • COVID-19

    This collection of helpful COVID-19 resources is geared for people with disabilities.

  • Guardianship and alternatives

    Understand guardianship basics and alternatives, including what it takes to become a guardian.