Applying for Minnesota Health Care

MinnesotaCare is a health care program for Minnesotans who qualify. To find out whether you qualify for MinnesotaCare, you must apply.

How do I apply for Minnesota health care?

Request an application by calling MinnesotaCare at (651) 297-3862 (Twin Cities Metro) or 1-800-657-3672 (toll-free). For TTY call 711 or 1-800-627-3529. Print the application from the Minnesota Department of Health website, complete it and mail it in.

Need additional information or assistance?  

Go to Guide to Minnesota’s Public Health Care Programs

Mental Health Resources for Students and Families

If you’re in crisis or know someone who is, Cope can help. The Cope mobile crisis team can come to where you are. Cope responds to anyone in Hennepin County who needs an urgent response. Available 24/7

  • In Hennepin County: 612-596-1223
  • Outside the county: 27-47-47
  • If the situation is life-threatening or you need an immediate response, call 911.