Hunger Solutions: Meals for Kids During COVID-19 Closings: (651) 486-9860
Programs and Restaurants Offering Food to Families in Minnesota (source: givemethemike.com); ***Please call the listed programs first to confirm their food distribution process.
CEAP--- 763-556-9600, 7051 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Center, MN 55429; Serves residents of Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center, and East Champlin
CAPI---612-721-0122, 5930 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Center, MN 55429; Serves Hennepin County residents who meet household income requirements
CROSS---763-566-9600, 12915 Weinard Circle, Rogers, MN 55374; Serves residents of Rogers, Maple Grove, Osseo, Champlin (west), Corcoran, and Dayton
The Food Group---763-450-3860; Offers help finding local food shelves
Second Harvest Food Shelf Locations; 651-209-7980
Serenity Village Church: Curbside grocery pickup; Follow their Facebook page for information on days and times of distribution; 4100 Douglas Drive N, Crystal MN
Resurrecting Faith World Ministries: Food distribution daily from 1-4pm, contact to confirm; 612-379-1257; 316 4th Ave SE, Minneapolis MN
Soul Bowls: Reserve a meal by calling 612-567-7044; Mon-Fri reserve a meal between 11-2 and pick up between 4-7pm; Sundays reserve a meal between 12-1pm and pick up between 3-5pm; 520 4th Street North, Minneapolis MN (inside Graze Food Hall 2nd floor)
Hennepin County Shelter Team: 612-348-9410, M-F, 8:00 am-4:30 pm, 651-291-0211 (Mobile) 211 (landline) evenings until 11 pm, weekends and holidays. Ask for the after-hours shelter team.
Mary’s Place (Sharing and Caring Hands): 612-338-4640, M-Th 10:30 and 1:30, call before going
Domestic Violence Shelter
Day One: 1-866-223-1111. This domestic violence hotline represents a network of organizations and shelters and is a central point of contact for those taking a step toward safety.
Resources for Teens
Youth Services Network: Helping youth find shelter and services. Text for help: 612-400-7233
YMCA Youth Resource Line: Call for guidance in finding resources. 763-493-3052
Hennepin County Library virtual library cards: Access to resources for students, families, and teachers, including tutoring, educational materials, and assistance with accessing community resources.
Osseo Area Schools Resources
Family Advocate: Helps families with basic needs and assists them with other resources. Contact: Amy Knooihuizen, email@example.com, 763-585-7378
Lee Carlson Center-School Linked Services: Information for students who were receiving services in school buildings
People Incorporated School-Linked Services: Information for students who were receiving services in school buildings
St. David’s Center School-Linked Services: Information for students who were receiving services in school buildings
Virtual Calming Room: Relaxation and stress management tools from the Osseo Area Learning Center (OALC)
- Hennepin County Resource Helpline: 612-348-3000; 8am-8pm seven days a week; help is available in different languages. Resources are available for clothing, financial assistance, groceries, medical care and equipment, medication, and other county services.
- Hennepin County Waypoint: free and low-cost community resources
- Emergency Rental Assistance for residents of Hennepin County
- Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County
- Hennepin County Library virtual library cards: Access to resources for students, families, and teachers, including tutoring, educational materials, and assistance with accessing community resources.
Household and Employment Resources
United Way First Call for Help: Support finding food, paying housing bills, other essential services. Dial 211 by phone
Free legal help for renters: Homeline
Catholic Charities Opportunity Center, 612-204-8300, 740 East 17th Street, Minneapolis
Peace House, 612-870-7263, 1816 Portland Ave S, Minneapolis
Mental Health Crisis Resources
**If someone is in immediate physical danger call 911**
Hennepin County Mobile Crisis: Support available 24/7 to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. Current services provided may include phone-based therapy, de-escalation support, risk assessments, and safety planning.
Child Crisis: 612-348-2233
Adult Crisis (COPE): 612-596-1223
Hennepin County Front Door: 612-348-4111
National Suicide Prevention Online Chat Phone Helpline: 800-273-8255
NAMI Online Helpline Phone Helpline: 1-800-950-6264 (M-F, 9 AM - 5 PM); Textline: text "NAMI" TO 741741
SAMHSA Disaster Distress Site Phone Helpline: 1-800-985-5990; Textline: text “TalkWithUs” to 66746
Mental Health Information and Support
Local Organizations and Service Providers
- Headway Emotional Health Services
- P.O.R. Emotional Wellness
- PrairieCare Free Needs Assessment
- Mental Health Minnesota
National Organizations and Online Resources
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) : Coronavirus Update Coronavirus Information and Resource Guide
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
- SAVE: Suicide Awareness and Prevention
- General Information on Anxiety
- General Information on Depression
- Resources for ADD/ADHD
Resources to Help Families Cope
Coping with stress (World Health Organization)