Resource Center

Resources by Community

Resources for African Communities

Isuroon: Somali/East African services including: youth programs, refugee savings programs, health and wellness, food and rental assistance, parent and family systems navigation, advocacy, and civic engagement. 

  • Phone: (612) 886-2731
  • Address: 1600 East Lake Street, Suite 1, Minneapolis, MN 55407

Organization of Liberians in Minnesota: Youth and Senior Enrichment Programs

  • Phone: (763) 270-5894
  • Address: 7001 78th Ave N #200, Minneapolis, MN 55445

East African Healing Services: Substance abuse services, case management, outpatient and children's services. 

  • Phone: (651) 330-6048
  • Address: 2021 E Hennepin Ave., Suite 130 Minneapolis, MN 55413

ACER: COVID-19 resources, economic and business development, healthy living hub, housing advocacy, and immigration reform services and programs. 

  • Phone: (763) 273-4217
  • Address: 6800 78th Ave N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

West African Family and Community Services: Culturally specific food shelf and clothing closet, employment assistance, PC training, and other family support services. 

  • Phone: (763) 561-3042 Ext.117
  • Address: 7200 Brooklyn Blvd Brooklyn Center, MN 55429

Somali Community Resettlement Services: Resettlement services, health programs, employment services

  • Phone: (612) 353-6380
  • Address: 4020 Minnehaha Ave Ste 2070 Minneapolis, MN 55406

Somali American Women Action Center: Empower, uplift, protect and educate immigrants/refugee women in Minnesota through programs around fitness, government engagement, skill building, women in STEM and climate action. 

  • Phone: (612) 806-8607
  • Address: 2910 Pillsbury Ave S Minneapolis, MN, MN 55408

Resources for American Indian and Alaskan Native Communities

American Indian Community Development Corporation: Culturally unique initiatives, housing and entrepreneurial programs to strengthen American Indian communities.

  • Phone: (612) 813-1610
  • Address: 1508 East Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis MN 55404

Indian Health Board: Medical, dental, recovery, and counseling services for native communities. 

  • Medical & Dental: (612) 721-9800.

  • Medical & Dental: 1315 East 24th Street Minneapolis, MN 55404 

  • Counseling: (612)721-9845

  • Counseling: 2101 Minnehaha Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55404 

MIGIZI: Programs and service to support the educational, economic, cultural, and wellness of American Indian youth. Includes tutoring services

  • Phone: (612) 721 - 6631
  • Address: 1845 E. Lake St. Minneapolis, MN 55407 

Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center: Advocacy for those dealing with sexual violence, domestic abuse, and trafficking. Support groups, healing spaces, family services, and more. 

  • Phone: (612) 728-2000
  • Address: 2300 15th Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55404

Strong Hearts Native Helpline: 24/7 anonymous, confidential helpline for American Indian and Alaskan Natives experiencing or witnessing domestic, dating, and sexual violence. 

  • 1-844-7NATIVE (762-8483) and chat function online

Resources for Asian and Pacific Islander Communities

Minnesota Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans: Resources at state and community level. 

  • Phone: (651) 757-1740
  • Address: 658 Cedar Street Suite 160 Saint Paul, MN 55155

Hmong American Partnership: Programs and services for workforce development, economic and community development, health and wellness, and children and family services.

  • Phone: (651) 495-1557
  • Address: 1075 Arcade Street Saint Paul, MN 55106

Korean Service Center of Minnesota: Supportive services for Korean immigrants

  • Phone: (612) 342-1345
  • Address: 630 Cedar Ave S, #B1 Minneapolis, MN 55454

Asian Indian Family Wellness: Provide services to improve the health and wellness of Asian and Indian families through health and wellness programs, programs and services for women, LGBTQ+, youth, seniors, and adoptees. 

  • Crisis line: (952) 912-9100

  • Main phone: (763) 234-8301

  • Address: 3702 E Lake Street, Suite 300 Minneapolis, MN 55406

Asian Women United of Minnesota: Domestic violence 24 hour emergency shelter, support and care for domestic violence victims and survivors, legal and financial advocacy, 24 hour multilingual help, immigration advocacy and assistance, and community awareness programs. 

  • Multilingual crisis helpline: (612) 724-8823

  • Address: P.O. Box 6223 Minneapolis, MN 55406

Chinese Social Service Center: Services to help Chinese immigrants navigate social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and Social Security disability, Medicare, Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare, Public Housing, Child care assistance, school information, Head start, Women, Infants and Children (WIC), Parenting Skills, Employment referral, Immigration counseling, Problem gambling, Psychological counseling, Translation, Transportation, Health care information and referral.

  • Phone: (612) 529-2602
  • Address: 4111 Central Ave NE Suite 200A South Building Columbia Heights, MN 55421

Vietnamese Social Service: Welcomes newly arrived immigrant and refugees and supports youth, adults and seniors on their journey as new Americans.

  • Programs: English Language Learner, Health Program, Employment and Self-Sufficiency (ESS), Elder Program, Civic Engagement.
  • Phone: (651) 632-8927
  • Address: 277 University Ave West St. Paul, MN 55103

Resources for Immigrants and Refugees

County Refugee Services: Resettlement, food, income, and other services for refugees or asylum seekers 

Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota: Legal representation and advocacy services for immigrants and refugees

  • Phone: (651) 641-1011
  • Address: 450 N. Syndicate St.,  Suite 200 St. Paul, MN 55104

Islamic Center of Minnesota: Halal/Zabiha foods for families of Minnesota.

  • Pick up is scheduled for first and third Sunday of each month from 11:00am to 1pm. Registration is Saturday through Thursday. Pre-Registration for New Clients is required.
  • Phone: (763) 571-5604
  • Address: 1401 Gardena Ave NE Fridley, MN 55432

Chinese Social Service Center: Services to help Chinese immigrants navigate social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and Social Security disability, Medicare, Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare, Public Housing, Child care assistance, school information, Head start, Women, Infants and Children (WIC), Parenting Skills, Employment referral, Immigration counseling, Problem gambling, Psychological counseling, Translation, Transportation, Health care information and referral.

  • Phone: (612) 529-2602
  • Address: 4111 Central Ave NE Suire 200A South Building Columbia Heights, MN 55421

Vietnamese Social Service: Welcomes newly arrived immigrant and refugees and supports youth, adults and seniors on their journey as new Americans.

  • Programs: English Language Learner, Health Program, Employment and Self-Sufficiency (ESS), Elder Program, Civic Engagement.
  • Phone: (651) 632-8927
  • Address: 277 University Ave West St. Paul, MN 55103

CLUES (Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio): Development programs for the Latinx population.

  • Including: classes, health and wellness programs, survivor support, children and parenting programs, economic empowerment, art programs, and programs for youth and seniors. 
  • Phone: (612) 746-3500
  • Address: 777 East Lake Street Minneapolis, MN 55407

Resources for Latinx Communities

Centre de trabajadores unidos en la lucha: Assistance for Latinx workers facing exploitation and fighting for workers rights

  • Phone: (612) 332-0663
  • Address: 3715 Chicago Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55407

Esperanza United: Domestic services for Latina women and communities.

  • Crisis line:  (651) 772-1611   
  • Main line: (651) 646-5553 
  • P.O. Box 40115 St. Paul, MN 55104

Latino Economic Development Center: Services and programs for business development, training and employment, lending, and agriculture, as well as scholarships. 

  • Phone: (612) 724-5332
  • Address: 804 Margaret Street Saint Paul, MN 55106

CLUES (Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio): Development programs for the Latinx population.

  • Including: classes, health and wellness programs, survivor support, children and parenting programs, economic empowerment, art programs, and programs for youth and seniors. 
  • Phone: (612) 746-3500
  • Address: 777 East Lake Street Minneapolis, MN 55407

Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs: Further community resources and information for Latinx neighbors

  • Phone: (406) 946-2139
  • Address: 

Resources for LGBTQ+ Communities

RECLAIM: Organization aiming to increase access to mental health support for queer and trans youth (ages 13-25). 

  • Phone: 
  • Address: 

Annex Teen Clinic: Services such as birth control, emergency contraceptives, STI testing, PREP, pregnancy testing. Information about sexual and reproductive health, health relationships, and community resources. 

  • Serves Northwest Hennepin County and North Minneapolis
  • Phone: (763) 533-1316
  • Address: 5810 42nd Ave N Robbinsdale, MN 55422

MN Transgender Health Coalition: Resource, advocacy, and support to increase healthcare access for transgender individuals. 

  • Phone: (612) 823-1152
  • Address: 730 38th Street, Suite 108 Minneapolis, Minnesota 55407

Outfront MN: LGBTQ+ organization. Resource lists available on website at link. 

  • Helpline (800) 800-0350      

  • Office: (612) 822.0127

  • Address: 310 East 38th Street, Suite 209 Minneapolis, MN 55409-1337

Rainbow Health: LGBTQ+ organization providing services such as risk reduction, case management, peer support, and assistance for individuals living with HIV. Additional counseling, therapy, and community resources. 

  • Phone:  (612) 341-2060
  • Address: 2577 W. Territorial Rd., St. Paul, MN 55114

 

Resources for Individuals with Disabilities

County Assistance: County assistance for seniors and people with disabilities

  • Phone number: (612) 348-4111

Metro Mobility: Public transit available for those who are unable to use traditional public transit due to illness or disability 

  • Phone number: (612) 373-3333 

Hammer Residences, Inc: Residential support for children and adults with disabilities

  • Homes and apartments, support services, case management and care coordination, and travel
  • Phone number: (952) 473-1261
  • Address: 1909 Wayzata Blvd. Wayzata, MN 55391

Rebuild Together Twin Cities

  • Safe at Home: home safety and fall prevention modifications
    • Eligibility: must own and reside in home and be up to date with mortgage and tax payments, plan to remain in home for 2 years, live in service counties (Include Hennepin and Anoka), household income at or below 50% of the median income for the Twin Cities Metro Area, must have at least one household member who is 55+ or is living with a disability
  • Home Repair Programs: interior improvements (installing flooring, patching and painting), siding, windows, landscaping; repair or replacements of essential systems like HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and roofs.
    • Eligibility: must own and reside in home and be up to date with mortgage and tax payments, plan to remain in home for 5 years, live in service counties (Include Hennepin and Anoka), household income at or below 50% of the area median income for the Twin Cities Metro Area, must have at least one household member who is 55+, is living with a disability, is a child under 18, or an active/retired member of the armed services.
  • Phone number: (651)776-4273
  • Address: 1050 SE 33rd Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55414

BLIND, Inc: Vocational rehabilitation programs for blind adults, English as second language for blind immigrants and refugees, training and employment programs for teens, summer training program for blind teens, independent skills training program for blind seniors, and more.

  • Phone number: (612) 872-0100
  • Address: 100 East 22nd St. Minneapolis, MN 55404

Help at Your Door

  • Indoor and outdoor home repairs and chore assistance.
    • Cost is $30 per hour.
  • Transportation to errands, appointments, etc.
    • Cost is $20 per 30-minutes.
  • Serves seniors and individuals with disabilities.
  • Phone number: (651) 642-1892 
  • Address: 8441 Wayzata Blvd #160, Golden Valley, MN 55426

Hearts and Hammers: Outdoor home repairs like painting, weather stripping, siding, ramps, stairs, windows, doors, gutters, deck, landscaping.

  • Serves income eligible homeowners that are over 60 years old, have a disability, or are a Veteran.
  • No-cost to eligible applicants.
  • Phone number: (651) 636-0797
  • Address: 2603 Fairview Ave N St Paul, MN 55113. 

Senior Resources

County Assistance: County assistance for seniors and people with disabilities

  • Phone: (612) 348-4111

Senior LinkAge Line: No-cost phone service: health insurance counseling-including Medicare, long-term care planning and prescription drugs costs. Assistance applying for Medical Assistance and Medicare Extra Help, long-term care insurance and planning, help comparing housing options, connecting with community resources, moving out of a nursing home., pre-admission screening for nursing facility admissions, and more.   

  • Phone: (800) 333-2433

Meals on Wheels: Meal delivery service for seniors that are unable to shop or prepare meals for themselves. Contact CEAP.

  • Phone: (763) 566-9600

Hennepin County Senior Community Services: 

  • Home Services: housekeeping, minor repairs, snow removal, lawn mowing, safety assessment and improvements, and painting.
  • Cost is sliding scale based on income level.
  • Additional Services: Caregiver Support, Senior Outreach Services. 
  • Phone: (952) 746-4046

Crystal Friendship Senior Center: Variety of program opportunities for community members 55+

  • $12 per year membership for residents of Crystal, $19 per year for non-residents.
  • Phone:  (763) 531-1153
  • Address: 4800 Douglas Drive N Crystal, MN 55429 

East Side Neighborhood Services: Older Adults programs: vital living program, senior transportation to appointments, grocery stores, etc., senior nutrition, and senior community service employment program. 

  • Transportation cost is on a sliding scale depending on income  
  • Phone: (612) 781-6011
  • Address: 1700 Second St NE , Minneapolis, MN 55413

Help at Your Door: 

  • Indoor and outdoor home repairs and chore assistance. Cost is $30 per hour.
  • Transportation to errands, appointments, etc. Cost is $20 per 30-minutes.
  • Serves seniors and individuals with disabilities.
  • Phone: (651) 642-1892 
  • Address: 8441 Wayzata Blvd #160, Golden Valley, MN 55426

Rebuild Together Twin Cities: 

  • Safe at Home: home safety and fall prevention modifications 

    • Eligibility: must own and reside in home and be up to date with mortgage and tax payments, plan to remain in home for 2 years, live in service counties (Include Hennepin and Anoka), household income at or below 50% of the median income for the Twin Cities Metro Area, must have at least one household member who is 55+ or is living with a disability 

  • Home Repair Programs: Interior improvements (installing flooring, patching and painting), siding, windows, landscaping. Repair or replacements of essential systems like HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and roofs. 

    • Eligibility: must own and reside in home and be up to date with mortgage and tax payments, plan to remain in home for 5 years, live in service counties (Include Hennepin and Anoka), household income at or below 50% of the area median income for the Twin Cities Metro Area, must have at least one household member who is 55+, is living with a disability, is a child under 18, or an active/retired member of the armed services. 

  • Phone: (651)776-4273

  • Address: 1050 SE 33rd Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55414

Hearts and Hammers: Outdoor home repairs: painting, weather stripping, siding, ramps, stairs, windows, doors, gutters, deck, landscaping. 
Serves income eligible homeowners that are over 60 years old, have a disability, or are a Veteran. No-cost to eligible applicants. 

  • Phone: (651) 636-0797
  • Address: 2603 Fairview Ave N St Paul, MN 55113. 

Sustainable Resource Center

  • Energy Conservation Program
    • Services: installing insulation, reducing air infiltration, heating tune-ups and modification, replace appliances for energy efficiency and safety. 
    • Free of cost to those who qualify AND are enrolled in Energy Assistance through CAPHC
    • To apply, call 612-870-4255 
  • Lead Hazard Control Program: Grants for pre-1978 homes to replace lead-painted windows
    • Eligibility: live in Hennepin County, own home built prior to 1978, must have child under 6 that lives there or visits frequently, not be project-based Section 8 (but tenant vouchers are eligible), meet income requirements on website.  Risk assessment and inspection services available to those who are not income eligible
    • To apply, download application online and return to SRC in person or via email r.peleska@src-mn.org
  • Silver and Safe: Grants for fall prevention.
    • Services: healthy home assessment and energy audit, raised comfort height toilets, proper lighting and switch accessibility, stairway railings, bathroom grab bars, pest management, fire extinguishers and carbon monoxide detectors, entrance and exit safety, environmental hazards (mold or lead).
    • Eligibility: live in Hennepin County, 65+ years old, at 50% or less of state median income
  • Baby Safe at Home: No cost home visit to eligible households to identify hazards in home and provide safety items to protect your baby 
    • Eligibility: household member that is under 6 years old or visits frequently, or household member that is pregnant., live in Hennepin County, home built before 1978 with peeling paint on original windows, meet income guidelines listed online. 
    • Call (612) 872-3281 to schedule in-home visit  
  • Phone: (612) 870-4255
  • Address: 1081 Tenth Avenue S.E. Minneapolis, MN 55414.

Senior Community Services: Low-cost chores for adults over 60 years old. Cost dependent on income, but no max income level

  • Housekeeping: floors, dusting, bathrooms, kitchens, laundry, and running small errands like grocery shopping. Scheduled on a regular basis
  • Minor repairs/handyperson tasks: small repairs that do not require a permit and can be complete in a day. Plumbing and electrical repairs that do not require a licensed electrician or plumber. Minor carpentry, checking/replacing smoke alarms, repairing windows/doors, and more.
  • Snow removal and lawn mowing
  • Home safety: free in-home safety checks, coordinate improvements like grab bars, improved lighting, reducing tripping hazards, etc. 
  • Painting: small indoor and outdoor painting jobs
  • Covers all service areas of CEAP and more. List on website. Apply online or download and print application  
  • Phone: (952) 746-4046
  • Address: 10201 Wayzata Blvd. Suite 335 Minnetonka, MN 55305

Metro Mobility: Public transit available for those who are unable to use traditional public transit due to illness or disability 

  • Phone: (612) 373-3333 

 

Resources for Veterans

CareerSource: Connect to dedicated Veterans Employment Representatives in your area

  • Learn about education benefits, the rights you’ve earned as a service member, starting a business as a veteran, finding employment, and more.  

LinkVet: 24/7 support for Minnesota Veterans and their families. 

  • Services: veterans assistance, education, employment, health and disability, homelessness and prevention, memorial affairs, and veterans homes.  
  • Crisis hotline: call +1 (800) 273-8255 or text 838255.

  • Main phone line:  +1(888)LinkVet (546-5838)

Tribal Veterans Service Officers (TVSO): Culturally connected veterans services for indigenous peoples. 

  • Contact through LinkVet or at a TVSO office directly (region specific contact on website)
  • Phone Numbers for Twin Cities Metro Area TVSO (651) 231-5064, (651) 231-5581, (612) 970-5662 

Hennepin County Veterans Services: Assistance for service members, veterans, survivors and family members navigating the VA benefits system 

  • Disability, pension, and property tax benefits., medical and dental benefits, emergency resources, mental health resources, burial assistance, and more
  • Phone: (612) 348-3300

Department of Veterans Affairs Locations: Find veterans services locations.

  • Brooklyn Park: (763) 503-2220

  • Brooklyn Park Vet Center 700 East Main Street, Anoka, MN 55303

  • Saint Paul (651) 644-4022

  • St. Paul Vet Center: 101 5th Street Suite 101 Saint Paul, MN 55101  

Youth Services

Annex Teen Clinic: Services such as birth control, emergency contraceptives, STI testing, PREP, pregnancy testing. Information about sexual and reproductive health, health relationships, and community resources. 

  • Serves Northwest Hennepin County and North Minneapolis
  • Phone: 5810 42nd Ave N Robbinsdale, MN 55422
  • Address: (763) 533-1316

RECLAIM: Organization aiming to increase access to mental health support for queer and trans youth (ages 13-25). 

  • Phone: (612) 235-6743
  • Address: 771 Raymond Avenue St. Paul, Minnesota 55114

Brooklynk: Connect youth (14-21) in Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park with employment opportunities, apprenticeships, internships, mentor opportunities, and networking. 

  • Eligibility requirements for different resources 
  • Brooklyn Park City Hall: 5200 85th Avenue North Brooklyn Park, MN 55443

The Link: Housing and support services for youth and young families experiencing homelessness, juvenile justice programs, and resources for youth that have been sexually exploited. 

  • Phone: (612) 871-0748
  • Address: 1210 Glenwood Ave Minneapolis, MN 55405

Hope 4 Youth MN: Drop-in center for homeless youth (16-24). Meals, showers, laundry, and other basic-needs service provided. Also provides support finding emergency and long-term housing, education/job search resources, legal resources, and more. 

  • 24/7 crisis line: (612) 849-2561

  • Business hours: (763) 323-2066

  • Address: 2665 N 4th Ave #40, Anoka, MN 55303

Youth Services Network: Connects homeless youth to services for finding: shelter, outreach workers, basic needs drop-in centers, health and wellness, food, mental and emotional health, resources hotlines, education, pregnant and parenting youth, and employment. 

Tubman: Family crisis and support services and programs including youth programs, mental and chemical health services, shelter and housing, and legal services. 

  • Crisis hotline: (612) 825-0000

  • Main phone: (612) 825-3333

  • Address: 4432 Chicago Avenue S  Minneapolis, MN  55407

MIGIZI: Programs and service to support the educational, economic, cultural, and wellness of American Indian youth. Includes tutoring services

  • Phone: (612) 721 - 6631
  • Address: 1845 E. Lake St. Minneapolis, MN 55407 

On-Belay House Anthony Louis Center: Youth substance use and addiction services for males only, age 13-18 years old. Services include walk-in drug screenings, drug and alcohol abuse assessments, outpatient treatment, and residential treatments. 

  • Phone: (763) 546-8008
  • Address: 115 Forestview Lane Plymouth, MN 55441

Bridge for Youth: Emergency shelter, supportive housing, and outreach and support for homeless youth. 

  • Text (612) 400-SAFE or
  • Call (612) 377-8800 for immediate help  
  • Main line: (612) 230-6601
  • Address: 1111 West 22nd St. Minneapolis, MN 55405

YMCA Youth Homeless Prevention Services: YMCA North provides a youth resource line, outreach services, prevention services, youth parenting programs, transitional living programs, and youth food shelves. 

  • Resource Line: (763) 493-3052
  • Main Line: (763) 535-4800  
  • Address:  7601 42nd Avenue North New Hope, MN 55427