Boots To Work Program

Have a job offer but cannot afford to buy steel-toed boots?

You may qualify for free/new work boots if you:

  1. Have a verified job offer with an upcoming start date, AND
  2. Have low or no income, AND
  3. Are a resident of Steele County

If you meet the above qualifications your staffing agent can provide you with a letter of referral to Community Pathways of Steele County.

You must bring with you:

  1. Proof of county assistance such as EBT card, UCard or MA, OR
  2. Current Food Shelf appointment card, OR
  3. If you are working or receiving unemployment, your most recent pay stub or statement.

Bring the above documentation, along with your referral letter to:

Community Pathways of Steele County
155 Oakdale St
Owatonna, MN  55060
(507) 451-2550

NOTE: Starting in 2020, the Boots to Work program is now an UWSC funded program - operated by Community Pathways of Steele County