(Local and some national organizations as well. Listed in alphabetical order.)

Adult Services and Helpful County Service Directories

Anoka County Services Division 

Carver County Human Services

Dakota County Service Directory 

Hennepin County Human Service Directory 

Ramsey County Social Services 

Scott County Human Services 

Washington County Services 

Minnesota Farms and Rural Helpline

Cornerstone Provides advocacy for individuals and families experiencing domestic violence.

Crisis Lines 

United Way Crisis line 211 (24/7)  Confidential information and referrals to Social Services, Healthcare, and more.

American Red Cross 

Report Discrimination or 1-833-454-0148

360 Communities 952- 985-5300. 

Dakota County Crisis Response Unit 952-891-7171 (24/7) 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Call 800-273-8255 or Text MN to 741741 (24/7) 

Minnesota Warmline 651-288-0400 or Text SUPPORT to 85511 (24/7) 

Poison Control. If you suspect poisoning, call the Minnesota Poison Center immediately at 1-800-222-1222. Do not wait for symptoms to appear. If the person is unconscious or in immediate distress, call 911.

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Disability Issues 

The Arc Greater Twin Cities

National Disability Rights Network


The Advocacy Institute

Every Life Foundation

Young Invincible

Minnesota Council on Disability

Minnesota Disability Resources And Advocacy Organizations

Minnesota Disability Law Center


Minnesota Disability Hub 


Call 911, For any situation that requires the response of police, fire, or emergency medical personnel. 

If you are the victim of a crime, including a hate crime, or fear for your safety, call 911 immediately.

*Health Insurance Programs/Sliding Fee Payments or Free/Uninsured or Cultural Health Care Centers/Programs*

CUHCC - Community-University Health Care Clinic Sliding Fee Clinic for uninsured/Culturally Sensitive 

Portico Healthnet.   Helps the uninsured access affordable medical, dental, and behavioral health coverage and care.

United Way Crisis line 211 (24/7)  Confidential information and referrals to Social Services, Healthcare, and more.  

Minnesota Help. Senior and Disability Linkageline for referrals for healthcare, long-term care, services-related issues, etc...

MN Care Application

Neighborhood Health Care Network  Information on Medical, dental, and counseling services for the uninsured on a sliding fee-scale or flexible payment plan.

Goodwill Easter Seal offers free used medical equipment rentals. 

Pathways Minneapolis - Healing Crisis Center - Free

Sukoon Healing of the Mind Helpline - Free Cultural Mental Health Wellness Helpline

St. Mary Health Clinic - Sliding Fee Clinic for Uninsured

Food Shelves

Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People (VEAP) Neighbors helping neighbors with problems of hunger, poverty, disability, and isolation.

Fare for All is A Grocery buying program that helps people save 30-40% on fresh produce, and other basic groceries.

Meals on Wheels. Delivers hot, nutritious meals Mon-Fri to homebound residents. 

South Metro Islamic Center Food Shelf Usually 2nd Sunday of each month at 11 AM in Rosemount.   

Free Meals with Fishes and Loaves

Open Arms (People with health issues)

Housing Options and Affordable Home Furnishings

Habitat for Humanity builds or re-built homes for low-income families.

Bridging, Inc. Distributes free beds, furniture, and household goods to people in transition. 

Employment Resources

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Promotes business recruitment, expansion, and retention; workforce development; international trade; and community development.

Legal Aid Organizations

Legal Rights Center 

Serves Hennepin County

Casa de Esperanza  Provides advocacy, assistance, and training to ensure the safety of domestic abuse survivors and their children. (Spanish and English Speakers)

Immigration Law Center of MN   Legal representation in immigration matters to low-income immigrants

Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis Basic Legal Services 

Recreation Clubs for Kids

Girl Scouts

Boy Scouts

Senior Services 

Senior Community Services. Nonprofit serving seniors 60+ in Hennepin County through free or low-cost inside and outside chore programs and through community social workers.

Senior Linkage Line

Twin Cities Transporation 

Metro Transit  Public transit

Transit Link If you don't have regular transit routes

Metro Mobility For individuals with disabilities


Minneapolis VA Health Care Systems 612-725-2000,

St. Paul Vet Centers 651-644-4022,


Military One Source 800-342-9647, 

Vocational Services 

Vocational Rehabilitation Services offices

Women Services

Tubman's Chrysalis Center

Youth and Teens Services

U of MN Student Services

Dakota County Children and Family Intake 952-891-7459

National Hopeline Network  800-SUICIDE

The Trevor Project for LGBTQ teens and young adults 866-488-7386 

Other Valuable Resources Websites

Pathways Minneapolis Resource Page

Touching Worlds Resource Page

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