Diversionary Work Program (DWP)
DWP is a four-month program for Minnesota low-income families. It provides quick and intense Employment Services to identify and resolve employment barriers in order to help participants achieve employment. DWP Employment Counselors offer job search assistance and support in order to help families achieve self-sufficiency.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment & Training (SNAP E&T)
See attached flyer for information about the additional opportunities available to SNAP recipients through SNAP Employment and Training. SNAP Marketing Flyer
Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP)
MFIP is a comprehensive work focused program for low-income families in Minnesota. The goals of MFIP are to encourage and enable families to find employment, help families increase their income and move out of poverty and gain self-sufficiency to support the family. MFIP Employment Counselors offer job search assistance and support in order to help families achieve self-sufficiency.
To see if you may eligible for any of these programs, please visit Economic Assistance on the Washington County Community Services page.
Common Employment & Training MFIP and Diversionary Work Program Forms: