Income Support

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Have you lost income due to COVID-19 and now in need of help with housing and transportation expenses?

For help with rent, mortgage or utilities apply for help using the following link: CARES Housing Stability Program

For help with car payments or insurance premiums apply for help using the following link: CARES Transportation Program


If you are in need of resources in Carver County click here:

Community Resources


Transit Link Grocery and Goods Delivery Info can be found here


Beginning mid-April, SWT will partner with local food shelves PROP & Bountiful Basket delivering food to those who cannot currently access the food shelf sites due to the current pandemic. Service area will include Chaska, Chanhassen, Victoria, and Carver. For more information go to



Kate Probert, Income Support Manager
Government Center Human Services Building, 602 E. Fourth St., Chaska, MN 55318
(952) 361-1713

Income Support assists individuals and families in determining eligibility for various types of financial assistance including food and cash programs, emergency programs, health care, burial assistance, and child care assistance. It also provides child support services, family child care provider licensing, and services for job seekers and employers through the CareerForce in Chaska.   

View the Carver County Health and Human Services Comprehensive Civil Rights Plan.

Call CareerForce in Chaska at (952) 361-1711 to access help with job search or employment services.

For all other inquiries call (952) 361-1600.

The Mission of the Income Support Department is:

To professionally and respectfully administer programs to allow the residents of Carver County to maintain self-sufficiency and economic independence; empowering individuals and families to grow and prosper.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.