Their mission is to walk alongside families, providing support-based programs that encourage self-sufficiency. In other words, they build relationships with families, treating them with their core values of Dignity and Accountability as they work to overcome barriers and improve their lives.
Emergency Food Shelf: 3,300+ visits/year (serving 5 cities in northwestern Hennepin County, MN) Financial Assistance (Homelessness prevention): $135,000 distributed to help 160+ families maintain stable housing during a financial crisis. PRISM Express (dial-a-ride): Provided 37,000+ rides to medical appointments, personal errands, social service appointments, community education classes and more. PRISM Automotive Repair: Assessed and repaired 200+ vehicles for low income families during first year of operation. Project Family Car/Ways to Work: 40+ 0%-interest loans for low-income working families to purchase or repair vehicles for the purposes of maintaining stable employment.
Providing confidential client advocacy, support services and post abortion support - Including: Adoption information Baby clothing, items, furnishings as available (through the Incentive program) and maternity clothing to persons in need Free pregnancy tests available Developing as Dads (DAD) - educational program for dads providing information on parenting skills, rights and responsibilities as a father, peer counseling and information and referrals Post-abortive Bible Study - Forgiven and Set Free Postnatal and life skill classes
Program Hours:Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
11 am - 4 pm
11 am - 7 pm
Parent or parents willing to go through an incentive program to qualify for infant items and live in Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Todd and Wadena County, MN
- Clothing, housewares, furniture, toys, books, linens, small electronics, and other items for sale - - - Accepts household items and clothing and provides tax deductions to the extent allowed by law - - - Provides volunteer opportunities and special incentives for volunteers - - - Volunteers needed to help sort donations, hang clothes, assist customers, etc. - - - Arrangements made for any special needs
Primarily residents of Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Sibley, Waseca, and Watonwan counties
Thrift Shop which sells used items including: - - - Designer clothes and shoes - - - Clothing for men, women, and children - - - Kitchen items - - - Home decor and art - - - Book/records/tapes/CDs - - - Jewelry and accesories - - - Accepts donations of gently used clothing, accessories, home decor, kitchen items, and books
Open to the public
Not Yet Validated
Adult Training and Habilitation Center (ATHC)
311 Fairlawn W Ave Winsted, MN 55395 (320) 485-4191
Baby Steps works with over 50 services that work to strengthen families and also distribute Baby Steps coupons.The coupons can be exchanged for new merchandise for children ages 0-5 as found in a retail store. - - - Families can learn about these services when they stop in the store. Hours are Tuesdays 11 AM - 7 PM and Thursdays 9 AM - 5 PM - - - Also located at the Northland Family Center in Remer
Program Hours:9 AM - 5 PM Tuesday and Thursday
Primarily serves Itasca County, Hill City, Remer & Longville
Basic needs services operate on a client-choice model and strive to assist families in achieving self-sufficiency and empowerment through providing food and clothing. - - - Client area food shelf usage is limited to once a month - - - Community area food shelf can be used as needed. Items are usually specialty items which don't come in often, close to expiration, fresh fruits, vegetables, and bread. - - - Clothing closet - - - Will accept donations of food and clean clothing, toys and small household items - - Clients are requested to bring a few bags to take their items home.
Program Hours:Client area food shelf: 9 am - 6 pm Monday; 9 am - 5 pm Tuesday - Thursday; 9 am - 5 pm Friday
Community area food shelf: 3 pm - 5 pm Monday - Friday
Clothing closet: 10 am - 4 pm Monday - Friday
Residents of the Summit-University, Lexington-Hamline, and Frogtown areas of St Paul.
Client area food shelf boundaries: Pierce Butler Road to Victoria and I94 on the north; Summit Avenue to Lexington and St. Clair on the south; Mackubin (both sides) on the east; and Hamline on the west
Community area food shelf and clothing closet is open to the entire Twin Cities Metro area.
Accepts donations of and provides food/formula, clothing/bedding and diapers/hygiene products. Residents of Shakopee may access once a week. Residents of other cities in Scott County may access once a month for a four-week supply of diapers.
Program Hours:- Monthly Supplement of Food: 3 pm - 6:30 pm first Monday of the month and every Tuesday
- Other Items: 3 pm - 6:30 pm Monday - Tuesday and Thursday
Families with children ages birth - five years old who are residents of Scott County and western Carver County
Not Yet Validated
The Salvation Army
10011 Noble N Pkwy Minneapolis, MN 55443 (763) 425-0517
Vouchers for clothing (single adults only), bedding and kitchen items. - - Household: Furniture is not free. Vouchers are given to assist clients in the purchase of furniture at a discount price at the Salvation Army Thrift Stores. Clients must verify they have recently left a shelter, or that they have a new living situation or other crisis situation through a case worker, pastor, school social worker, landlord, etc. Vouchers are capped at $100 per family and can not be used for beds. - - Transportation: Clients can qualify for tokens or a bus card in one of two ways. The caseworker must be able to verify by telephone that the client has a permanent job for which they have not received their first paycheck or a permanent job interview or has a medical appointment. - - Hygiene: Items such as shampoo, soap and toothpaste are available. Clients are eligible once every two months. - - HeatShare, seasonal services, Family Camp, free yearly Phone Home project, back to school project, and emergency disaster services. - - Food support application assistance (SNAP)
Those in need living in Hennepin County in the following suburbs Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center, Champlin, Corcoran, Crystal, Dayton, Golden Valley, Hanover, Hassan Township, Maple Grove, New Hope, Osseo, Plymouth, Robbinsdale, Rogers