Community Resources

Mental Health

Mental Health Connect
MHC opens doors and helps people navigate the mental health care system.
http://www.mhconnect.org/

Walk-In Counseling Center
Provides free, easily accessible mental health counseling to people with urgent needs and few service options. Their overarching goal is to help people stabilize during a time of crisis and resolve problems before they become severe.
https://walkin.org/

Crisis Text Line
Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via a medium people already use and trust: text.
Text HOME to 741741 and a counselor will respond within 5 minutes.
https://www.crisistextline.org/texting-in

More resources are available by visiting the NAMI: Minnesota webpage 
https://namimn.org/support/resources/

Elders and Children

Little Brother’s Friends of the Elderly
Friends of the Elderly is a national network of non-profit volunteer-based organizations committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly. We offer to people of goodwill the opportunity to join the elderly in friendship and celebration of life.
https://littlebrothersmn.org/

The also have an excellent list of resources specifically for older adults: https://littlebrothersmn.org/resources/

YouthLink
Has the vision of a community in which all youth, without regard to their living situation, have an equal opportunity to pursue their goals and dreams, and an equal likelihood of achieving them. They support and empower young people on their journey to self-reliance.
https://www.youthlinkmn.org/

 

Food and Housing

Minnehaha United Methodist Church Food Shelf
The food shelf at Minnehaha United Methodist Church is open every Tuesday from 10:30 am until 3:00 pm. Doors open at 10:00 am. For information call 612-721-6231 or visit http://www.minnehaha.org/foodshelf.html

Meals on Wheels
Find a local Meals on Wheels organization that best suits your needs. https://www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org/find-meals?filter=55406

Fare For All
Fare For All is a great way to save money on quality, nutritious food. We buy fresh fruits, vegetables, and frozen meat in bulk to save you up to 40% off grocery store prices. We select the best food from our shipments, pre-packaging it to give you the best deals. Fare For All is community supported and open to everyone- there are no qualifications to participate. The more people who shop, the better the value becomes for everyone.
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Simpson Housing
They house, support and advocate for people experiencing homelessness.
https://www.simpsonhousing.org/our-programs/