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Welcome to Bridge to Benefits

This updated site was updated on January 1, 2014. Learn more about site changes.
 
Bridge to Benefits is a multi-state project by Children’s Defense Fund-Minnesota to improve the well-being of families and individuals by linking them to public work support programs and tax credits. By answering a few simple questions, you will be able to see if you or someone else may be eligible for public work support programs. We will NOT ask you for information that identifies you. 
 
It's easy, confidential and free!

NOTE: This screening tool does not determine eligibility. It is only a guideline. After using this screening tool, you must apply to each program to be sure your are eligible.


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Q & A on the Affordable Care Act

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Low-cost home internet services

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