COMMUNITY RESOURCES

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Community Resources

Provided by the CARE Education Team (Updated 8/22/17)

*Disclaimer:  By providing the information below, Hennepin Technical College does not assume responsibility for the quality provided by the agencies or websites.

Community Resources (PDF)

Resource Type Resource Name Phone Website Resource Description
Childcare        
  Chistina's Child Care Center in Crystal (evenings) 763-390-5870 Christina's Child Care Center 5510 W Broadway Ave, Crystal, MN 55428, child care.
  Think Small-Leaders in Early Learning 651-641-0305 Think Small  
Domestic/Sexual Abuse Prevention        
  Adult Protection (MN Adult Abuse Reporting Center) 844-880-1574 MN DHS Vulnerable Adult Protection and Elder Abuse 24-hour service to receive, assess, and dispatch all vulnerable adult maltreatment reports that occur in MC. A vulnerable adult is a victim of maltreatment when he/she is subjected to above, neglect or financial exploitation.
  Asian Women United of Minnesota House of Peace Shelter 612-724-8823   24 hour crisis line for Asian Women
  Augsburg College Sexual Assault Resources 612-825-4357 Augsburg College Sexual Assault Resources Caring, competent, and affordable services to female and male survivors of sexual abuse and assault.
  Carver County - Southern Valley Alliance 952-873-4214 Southern Valley Alliance A non-profit organization founded by community women and dedicated to providing the victims and family members of domestic violence with support, referrals, protection and advocacy.
  Casa de Esperanza 651-772-1611 Casa de Esperanza Crisis line, advocacy for Latina women and children experiencing domestic violence
  Cornerstone 952-884-0330 Cornerstone MN Emergency services for individuals and families that are in crisis due to family violence; ongoing support and shelter services. Cornerstone is a violence prevention organization based in Bloomington, Minnesota.
  Crisis Nursery 763-591-0100 Crisis Nursery Emergency child care to prevent neglect and abuse; crisis intervention for famlies.
  Day One 866-223-1111 Day One Battered Women's Crisis Line/Shelter Information
  Division of Indian Work - Family Violence Program 722-8722 x123   Abuse information
  Domestic Abuse Project Legal Advocacy Program 612-673-3526   Abuse information
  Domestic Abuse Project Legal Advocacy Program - Somali advocate 612-673-3503   Abuse information
  Domestic Abuse Project Legal Advocacy Program - Spanish advocate 612-673-3398   Abuse information
  I.B.C.A. - Black Battered Women's Program 612-871-7878   Abuse information
  M.I.P. - Court Advocacy for Battered Women 612-673-3526   Abuse information
  Minnesota Women's Consortium 651-646-0994 Minnesota Women's Consortium 24 hour line with TTY access
  Outfront 612-824-8434
612-822-0127
Outfront GLBT domestic abuse 24 hour line
  Sexual Violence Center 612-871-5111 Sexual Violence Center Serving Hennepin, Carver, and Scott counties
  SOS 651-266-1000 Ramsey County SOS Assistance information
  Tubman 612-871-0118
612-825-0000
Tubman Support through safe shelter, legal assistance, counseling, youth and family support and community education.
Eating Disorders        
  Emily Program 651-645-5323 Emily Program Comprehensive psychological, nutritional, and medical care for individuals with eating disorders.
Emergency Assistance        
  Hennepin County Emergency Assistance Program 612-596-1300 Hennepin County Emergency Assistance Program When Hennepin County residents are in a financial crisis that poses a direct threat to their physical health or safety, the county may be able to help by providing short-term aid.  Services may include:  Housing costs such as rent payments, damage deposits, home repairs, utility bills, Foreclosure prevention, moving expenses, transportation for homeless families, Additional food support for people who have specific dietary needs (special diets).
Emergency Contacts        
  Emergency - Police and Sheriff's Information 911 Hennepin County Sheriff Emergency information
Emergency Hotlines        
  Crisis Text Hotline Text 741741 Crisis Text Hotline Free, 24/7 support for people in crisis.
  Sojourner Project Inc. 612-379-6363 Sojourner Project Inc. Sojourner Project provides battered women and children safe, temporary crisis housing, and legal, medical, and financial assistance. Emergency hotline open 24 hours a day.
Employment        
  West Hennepin Community Outreach–Employment & Career Development 952-546-0616 West Hennepin Community Outreach Project If you are unemployed or underemployed and live in a qualifying area of West Hennepin County, you can get free job search assistance thanks to funding support from Hennepin County.
Energy Assistance        
  Community Action Partnreship of Hennepin County 952-933-9639 CAPHC CAP-HC programs include: Energy Assistance, Food Support, Legal Services,Tax Assistance, Financial literacy, Supportive Services for Veteran Families, Homeless Services, and Full-Cycle Homeownership Services
Financial        
  Hennepin County 612-596-1300 Economic Assistance Program-How to apply for assistance  
  Hennepin County 612-596-1300 Economic Assistance Program for families with children-How to apply for assistance  
  Lutheran Social Services (LSS) 1-888-577-2227 Lutheran Social Services LSS provides free budget counseling, debt management plans, and financial education.
  PROP (People Reaching Out to People) 952-937-9120 People Reaching Out to People Provides food and financial services to Eden Prairie and Chanhassen residents.
Food Assistance        
  Fare for All 763-450-3880 Fare for All Fare for All is a low-cost monthly food package service.
  Hennepin County Food Support (SNAP) 612-596-1300 Hennepin County Food Support (SNAP)  
  Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors (NAPS) 651-484-8241 Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors (NAPS) NAPS is a nutrition program for income eligible adults 60 years or older.
  Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) 612-348-6100 Women, Infants and Children (WIC) WIC is a food and nutrition for pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to five years old.
Food Shelf        
  Christians Reaching Out in Social Services (CROSS) 763-425-1050 Cross Food Shelf CROSS is committed to serving families and individuals in times of need providing mercy and compassionate supportive services.
  Minnesota Food Pantries   Minnesota Food Pantries A member of Feeding America, a nationwide network of more than 200 food banks that helps feed people across the country.
  Hunger Solutions Minnesota 651-486-9860 Hunger Solutions Minnesota Food Helpline and Emergency Food Assistance Program
  ICA 952-938-0729 ICA ICA Food Shelf serves residents of Hopkins, Minnetonka, Excelsior, Shorewood, Deephaven, Greenwood, and Woodland. You must live within on of these cities to us ICA's services.
  PRISM 763-529-1350 PRISM A non-profit responding to the basic needs of individuals and families who were struggling to make ends meet.
  Second Harvest Heartland 888-339-3663 Second Harvest Heartland  
Housing        
  Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity 612-370-3185 HUD Portal The mission of the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) is to eliminate housing discrimination, promote economic opportunity, and achieve diverse, inclusive communities by leading the nation in the enforcement, administration, development, and public understanding of federal fair housing policies and laws.
  Hennepin County Property Resources 612-348-9260 Hennepin County Residents Resources You can receive funding and other assistance for housing-related needs.
  Home Line 612-484-8241 Home Line Tenants' rights organization.
  HousingLink   HousingLink An internet housing search with subsidized housing list.
  HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agencies   US Dept of Housing and Urban Development Resource links for housing assistance.
HTC Campus Resources        
  Brooklyn Park Campus Security 763-488-2655 HTC Campus Security College information
  Dean of Students 763-488-2465 HTC Dean of Students College information
  Director of Affirmative Action (Title IV) 763-488-2633 HTC Affirmative Action Officer College information
  Director of Safety 763-248-1348 HTC Campus Safety College information
  Director of Security 763-248-1354 HTC Campus Security College information
  Eden Prairie Campus Security 952-995-1433 HTC Campus Security College information
  HTC Resources & Services Home Page   HTC Current Students College information
Human Rights        
  Minnesota State Department of Human Rights 651-296-5663 Minnesota Department of Human Rights Investigates charges of illegal discrimination, Ensures that businesses seeking state contracts are in compliance with equal opportunity requirements
Human Services        
  Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis 651-291-0211 Catholic Charities Twin Cities Assistance information
  MinnesotaHelp.info   Minnesota Help Online public information and referral portal. Special topics: Seniors, disability, youth, family & children, homeless, refugees, etc.
  Northwest Hennepin Human Services Council 763-503-2520 Northwest Hennepin Human Services Council Regional research, planning and coordination of human services that make a difference in the lives of area residents.
  Scott County - Human Services 952-445-7751 Scott County Human Services Assistance information
  Volunteer of America 952-945-4000 Volunteers of America Assistance information
  Volunteers of America Minnesota and Wisconsin 612-331-4063 Volunteers of America - Minnesota and Wisconsin We provide senior centers and day programs, home repair and homemaker services, information and referral, Meals On Wheels and group meal programs. We also provide transportation, companion services, protection against abuse and neglect, and case management services.
Law Enforcement        
  Anoka County Sheriff's Office 763-323-5000 Anoka County Sheriff's Office Office information
  Brooklyn Park Non-Emergency 763-493-8200 Brooklyn Park Police Department Emergency information
  Carver County Sheriff's Office 952-361-1212 Carver County Sheriff's Office Office information
  Dakota County Sheriff's Office 651-438-4700 Dakota County Sheriff's Office Office information
  Eden Prairie Non-Emergency 952-949-6200 Eden Prairie Police Department Emergency information
  Hennepin County Sheriff's Office 612-348-3744 Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Office information
  Ramsey County Sheriff's Office 651-767-0640 Ramsey County Sheriff's Office Office information
  Scott County Sheriff's Office 952-496-8133 Scott County Sheriff's Office Office information
Legal Matters        
  Attorney General’s Office - Landlord/Tenants Rights & Responsibility 651-296-3353 MN Attorney General - Landlord/Tenant Rights & Responsibilities Information on legal responsibilities of landlords and tenants
  Attorney General's Office 651-296-3353 MN Attorney General's Office Resource for Apartment dwellers.
  Family Court Self Help/HC Family Justice Center 612-596-8519   Can receive walk-in help and referrals. Must live in HC or have existing court order from Family Court in HC.
  HC Family Court Services 612-348-7556 Hennepin County Family Court Services Helping children and parents who are in the midst of divorce or child custody disputes. Early neutral evaluation, custody and visitation mediation/evaluation, psychological/chemical assessments, co-parenting/parenting classes.
  Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota 1-800-223-1368 Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota (ILCM) is a nonprofit agency that provides immigration legal assistance to low-income immigrants and refugees in Minnesota. ILCM also works to educate Minnesota communities and professionals about immigration matters, and advocates for state and federal policies which respect the universal human rights of immigrants.
  NAVIGATE team@navigatemn.org NAVIGATE NAVIGATE is a leadership development program for immigrant young adults in Minnesota facing financial, social and legal barriers to achieve their dreams through changing unjust systems. Through NAVIGATE, these young adults help their community and themselves by working to access college education, jobs and legal status.
  Self-Help Center/HC Government Center 612-348-9399 MN Courts Self-Help Center For self-represented people (pro se) with court cases in Hennepin County. The court provides walk-in service at two self-help center. Locations: 0800-1530 M-4.
Medical        
  Abbott Northwestern 612-863-4000 Abbott Northwestern Hospital For juveniles in mental health crisis.
  HCMC ER 612-873-3132 HCMC Emergency Department ER
  HCMC Poison Control 800-222-1222 Poison Help Free 24/7
  Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) Provider Directory 651-431-2670 MHCP Provider Directory Directory to locate health care providers that serve fee-for-service MHCP clients.
  MnSure 855-366-7873 MNSure Health Insurance
  Rainbow Health Initiative 612-206-3180 Rainbow Health Initiative Rainbow Health Initiative is committed to improving the health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer people.  Our goal is health equity for the LGBTQ community.
Mental Health        
  ACT - Assertive Community Treatment 651-431-2225 ACT - Assertive Community Treatment Staff provides multi-disciplinary approach to mental illness (out-patient).
  Anoka County Crisis Response 763-755-3801 Anoka County Behavioral Helath Services Help for children and adults experiencing  behavioral health crisises. 
  Canvas Health Crisis Connection 612-379-6363 Canvas Health Confidential, non-judgmental, free counseling and support
  Carver/Scott Counties Crisis Response 952-442-7601 Carver County Mental Helath Crisis Team 24/7 Mobile and telephone crisis response services in Carver and Scott Counties
  COPE - Community Outreach for Psychiatric Emergencies for Adults 612-596-1223 COPE For adults, COPE professional are available to go where a person is, handle an immediate crisis and provide clinical assessment. Some services free, extended services may require insurance/client billing.
  Dakota County Crisis Response 952-891-7171 Dakota County Emergencies The Dakota County Crisis Response Unit (CRU) provides 24-hour phone and face-to-face crisis intervention and consultation.
  Fairview Riverside 612-672-2450 Fairview Riverside For juveniles in mental health crisis.
  Fairview Southdale Behavioral Health Services 800-450-2273 Fairview Behavioral Health Services As a team, they’ll offer care that fits your unique situation. Our providers will also take into account culture, gender and special treatment needs.
  HCMC Acute Psychiatric Services 612-873-3161 HCMC Acute Psychiatric Services Walk-in crisis intervention services for people experiencing mental or emotional problems. Insurance/client billed.
  Hennepin County Adult Mental Health Services 612-348-3000 Hennepin County Adult Mental Health Services Adult mental health services in the countyinclude mobile crisis teams, access services, and free or sliding fee clinics.
  Hennepin County Crisis Response - Adults 612-596-1223 Hennepin County Mental Health Emergencies Hennepin County can help people who are in the midst of a mental health crisis. 
  Hennnepin County Crisis Response - Children 612-348-2233 Hennepin County Mental Health Emergencies Hennepin County can help people who are in the midst of a mental health crisis. 
  Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota 612-302-4600 Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota Mental health services include counseling and mental health evaluations for children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families
  Maureen's House - Crisis Stabilization Services 612-267-5242 Maureen's House Services: A place to go for a few days for mental health services.
  Mental Health Collective/Watercourse Counseling 612-822-8227 Watercourse Counseling Mental health services including psychotherapy, education, and support services on a sliding fee scale.
  Northwest Minneapolis Community Support Program (mental illness) 612-752-8300 Northwest Community Support Program Northwest Community Support Program offers recovery-focused services for adults in northern Hennepin County who are living with serious and persistent mental health concerns.
  People Incorporated Mental Health Services 651-774-0011 People Incorporated Supporting mental health and wellness in our community through collaboration and integration of care
  Prairie Care 888-977-2474 Prairie Care Resource for outpatient programs for those suffering from psychiatric conditions & addictions. For children, adolescents & adults. Edina, MN.
  Ramsey County Crisis Response - Adults 651-266-7900 Ramsey County Adult Mental Health Services For adults who are in the midst of a mental health or substance abuse crisis
  Ramsey County Crisis Response - Children 651-774-7000 Ramsey County Children's Mental Health Services For children who are in the midst of a mental health crisis
  Walk-In Counseling Center 612-870-0565 Walk-In Counseling Center Free walk-in counseling during business hours, no appointment needed
  Washington County Crisis Response 951-777-5222 Washington County Crisis Response Help is available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week for people experiencing a mental health crisis. Concerned friends, family or community members are also encouraged to call.
Public Assistance        
  Anoka County Community Action Program 763-783-4747 Anoka County Community Action Program Programs and services help individuals and families in our community achieve their goal of self-sufficiency.
  Hennepin County 612-348-4111 Human Services & Public Health Department Human services offers help and support for Hennepin County residents, from food assistance to mental health assessments.
  Hennepin County Public Assistance 612-596-1300 Hennepin County Public Assistance Information on assistances provided by Hennepin County (health care, food, childcare, cash, and burial).
  American Red Cross 612-871-7676 American Red Cross Assistance information
Seniors        
  Eden Prairie Senior Outreach 952-934-3370 Eden Prairie Senior Outreach Clients over 55 years./Contact LeeAnn Eiden, Social Worker.
  Senior Linkage Line 800-333-2411 Senior Linkage Line One-stop-shop for MN Seniors
Substance Abuse        
  Alcoholics Anonymous 952-922-0880
887-515-1255
Alcoholics Anonymous Greater Minneapolis Intergroup is here to help anyone who has a drinking problem.
  Mission Detox 763-559-1402 Mission Detox Detox Center info
  Salvation Army Detox (1800 Chicago) 612-879-3646 Salvation Army Detox Comprehensive, specialized services to help people overcome their addiction to drugs or alcohol and successfully reclaim their lives in a safe, structured and secure environment.
Suicide Prevention        
  Crisis Intervention - Suicide Referral 612-347-2222 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Line information
  National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-8255 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
  Suicide Hotline 612-873-2222 HCMC Acute Psychiatric Services Serves those in emotional crisis with 24-hour, seven-day-a-week crisis counseling, assessment, and referral.
Transportation        
  Metro Mobility 651-484-8241 Metro Mobility For individuals with disabilities who, because of a disability, are unable to ride the city bus. Families can utilize Metro Mobility for ICA appointments.
  Transit Link 651-602-5465 Transit Link Available in parts of the region not served by frequent regular transit routes. Anyone may use Transit Link. There is a cost associated with Transit Link.
Veterans        
  MN Dept. of Veterans Affairs 651-296-2562 MN Department of Veterans Affairs Resource to obtain benefits and services.
  VA Emotional Crisis  612-476-1664
800-273-8255
Veterans Crisis Line Assistance information
Youth/Young Adult        
  Bridge for Youth 612-377-8800 The Bridge for Youth The Bridge for Youth’s mission is to provide runaway and homeless youth safe shelter, assist in the prevention and resolution of family conflicts and reunify families whenever possible.
  Hope Street 612-827-9372 Hope Street Short-term emergency shelter for your 16-20, case management & youth advocacy. Transitional house for males 16-20 call for an application. Confidential outreach services for male, female, GLBT youth 16-20 who are experiencing problems with homelessness. Life skills training, employment services, parenting skills, and referral services.
  Move Fwd (formerly Teens Alone) 952-988-8336 Move Fwd Free - Provides counseling and crisis services to youth and their families concerning drug/alcohol abuse, emotional, sexual and physical abuse, racial issues, pregnancy, sexual orientation, family breakups and teen hopelessness.
  St Joseph's Home for Children 612-827-6241 St. Jospeh's Home for Children Provider of basic needs for children and youth ages 0-17 referred by a county worker, police or court for residents of HC.
Other        
  Department of Motor Vehicles 651-296-6911 Minnesota Department of Motor Vehicles Driver's liscences and vehicle registration.
  Funeral Homes - Huber 952-949-4970 Huber Funeral Homes Funeral Services
  Funeral Homes - Washburn McReavy 952-975-0400 Washburn-McReavy Funeral Homes Funeral Services
  Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery 763-591-0400 Crisis Nursery Emergency child care to prevent neglect and abuse; crisis intervention for families.
  Survivor Resources 651-266-5674
800-533-2501
Survivor Resources Helping families and loved ones recover from the shock of homicide, suicide and sudden accidental death.

Last updated by ssylvander : 2017-10-09 13:28:50