MINNESOTA – Financial Hardship Emergency Assistance – Food And Shelter

WE ALL HAVE A ROLE IN FIGHTING TROUBLE

Courageous individuals and organizations from both the private and public sectors are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering creative solutions in resolving all types of life-changing trouble. If you know of such an organization, please contact us and if approved, we will post the information on our site.

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FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS, TRANSITIONAL HOUSING

Union Gospel Mission Shelter

219 East First Street

Duluth MN 55802

218-722-119

Youthlink Shelter

41 N 12th St

Minneapolis MN 55403

612-252-1200

 

St. Anne’s Place – Shelter

2634 Russell Avenue North

Minneapolis MN 55411

612-521-2128

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419 Broad St

Mankato MN 56001

507-387-2115

 

Union Gospel Mission

435 East University Avenue

St. Paul MN 55130

651-292-1721

Dream Center of St. Clouid

529 16th Avenue, North

St. Cloud MN 56303

320-656-1550

NEW LISTINGS OF LOW INCOME RESOURCES AND SHELTERS

American Indian Community Housing Organization

Offers five apartments for transitional housing along with support services and culturally specific activities for families. A unique emphasis of this program is to encourage families to reunite with their cultural values. 218-722-7225

Partners for Affordable Housing

In addition to advocacy work, Partners for Affordable Transitional Housing operates an emergency shelter, transitional housing and three SRO apartment buildings. Partners for Affordable Housing serves a 12 county area in south central Minnesota. 101 East Hickory St., #408 Mankato, MN 56001 Phone: 507-387-4061

Our Saviour’s Housing

The emergency shelter program provides a 30-day stay in a dormitory setting, hot meals, weekly medical assistance, and case managers who offer guidance and counseling for housing, employment, and personal issues. The shelter houses 40 people nightly. The transitional housing program supports three separate residences for men, women, and families who are moving from homelessness to independent living. 2219 Chicago Ave. South Minneapolis, MN 55404 Phone 612-872-4193 www.oursaviourshousing.org

People Serving People Shelter

People Serving People is a homeless shelter in downtown Minneapolis providing lodging, meals, and services to as many as 400 children and family members each day. Administration: 917 5th Ave. S. Minneapolis, MN 55404 612-333-1221

FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED PUBLIC HOUSING

GLENWOOD MANOR

780 2ND AVE NE

GLENWOOD, MN 56334-1412

320-634-4083

 

GROVELAND ESTATES

901 E 5TH ST

LITCHFIELD, MN 55355

320-693-7822

 

WILLOW RUN

400 15TH AVE SW

WILLMAR, MN 56201

320-231-1590

 

CRESTVIEW APARTMENTS

308 N 2ND ST

LA CRESCENT, MN 55947-1830

507-895-4050

 

MAPLE RIDGE MANOR

314 UNUMB CT

ALEXANDRIA, MN 56308-2073

320-762-2800

 

RUNESTONE APARTMENTS

20 Grand Ave N

KENSINGTON, MN 56343

320-965-2338

 

PRAIRIE ESTATES

6121 CARMEN AVE EAST

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN 55076

651-451-2662

RIPPLE RIVER TOWNHOUSES

310 County Road 54

AITKIN, MN 56431

218-927-3521

 

COLONIAL SQUARE

300 RAMSEY ST

MANKATO, MN 56001

507-345-1321

 

EASTPORT

101 EASTPORT

MANKATO, MN 56001-6730

507-345-5141

 

APPLE VILLA

7698 WHITNEY DR

APPLE VALLEY, MN 55124

952-432-4644

 

CHOWEN BEND TOWNHOMES

12601 CHOWEN AVE S

BURNSVILLE, MN 55337-1794

952-882-8619

 

CLIFF HILL TOWNHOUSES

2064 E 117TH ST

BURNSVILLE, MN 55337-1261

952-890-0212

 

HORIZON HEIGHTS

10 HORIZON HEIGHTS

BURNSVILLE, MN 55337-3087

952-890-0233

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Could not find what you were looking for? The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides a National Customer Service Center that is staffed to answer questions about public housing availability in your state. For current information about subsidized public housing you can reach them by phone at: 1-800-955-2232.

TEMPORARY CASH ASSISTANCE – MINNESOTA

TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families temporary financial assistance, job training, and child care assistance. For more information visit or call: MFIP  1-800-657-3739

FOOD STAMPS (SNAP) – MINNESOTA

The Minnesota food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program: Minnesota Dept. of Human Services PO Box 64245 St. Paul, Minnesota 55164-0245. Out of State Verifications: Phone: (651) 431-4001

FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES

Zumbrota Area Food Bank 242 Main Street Zumbrota, MN 55992, 507-732-7140

Worthington Food Bank 1502 Douglas Ave Worthington, MN 56187, 507-360-9726

Willmar Area Food Bank 624 Pacific Avenue, Willmar, MN 56201, 320-235-2641

Westonka Food Bank 2443 Commerce Blvd. Mound, MN 55364, 952-472-5599

We Care Food Project 206 Fergus Avenue Morgan MN 56266, 507-249-3822

Hibbing Salvation Army 107 W. Howard Street MN 55746, 218-263-5096

MINNESOTA LEGAL AID

If you are homeless or going through a financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services.

OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES

Feeding America: Is one of the leading hunger-relief organizations providing food assistance for over 25 million low-income people across the country including children and seniors.

The Salvation Army: Assists children, women, elderly men, addicts and families through troubled times. Find a location near you.

Department of Veterans Affairs: Serves homeless veterans and their dependents.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI). These two programs help people with disabilities and financial assistance.

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