Community Resources

24-hour Information and Referral

United Way 211

Phone: dial "211"

Call 211 or web search for referrals on almost any topic. When using the website, enter the topic you are interested in or scroll down the list of topics and enter your county. You will be given a list of agencies in your area who deal with your topic of interest. A great "one stop shopping" site.

Crisis Contacts

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

642-347-2222 Crisis Intervention

1-800-273-8255 Suicide Referral

1-800-799-4889 Deaf Hotline

Veterans Emotional Crisis Line http://www.veteranscrisisline.net/

1-800-273-8255

612-476-1664

Trevor Project- LGBTQ Suicide Prevention https://thetrevorproject.org/

1-866-488-7386

County Websites

Metro Area:

North Metro:

South Metro:

Community Resources

The community resource list below is specific to MN, but not exhaustive.

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

Aging Resources

MN Association of Area Agencies advocacy for older adults https://www.mn4a.org

Bilingual Resources

Navigate MN Latinx-based organization for justice http://www.navigatemn.org/

Emergency, Community, Health and Outreach for MN https://www.tpt.org/echo-minnesota/  

Caregiver Support Resources

Family Voice of Minnesota 866-334-8444 www.familyvoicesofminnesota.org

Living Well Disability Services 651-560-3888  https://livingwell.org/ 

Child Care Resources

Comprehensive Child Care resource list https://childcarecenter.us/

Christina’s Child Care Center 763-390-5870 https://www.chriskids2.org/

Jeremiah Program 612-692-8711 https://jeremiahprogram.org/

Clothing and Household Resources

HTC Resource Closet https://www.hennepintech.edu/current-students/resources-and-services.html

Low Income Energy Assistance Program https://mn.gov/commerce/consumers/consumer-assistance/energy-assistance/

PRISM People Responding in social Ministry 763-529-1454 https://www.prismmpls.org/

PROP People Reaching Out to other People 952-937-9120 https://propfood.org/

Domestic/Home Maintenance Resources

Dakota County aging support 651-455-1560 https://dartsconnects.org/   

Eating Disorders Resources

Emily Program 866-673-8652 https://emilyprogram.com/

Food Resources

CEAP Community Emergency Assistance Programs  763-566-9604 https://www.ceap.org/

Intercongregation Communities Association Food Shelf  952-938-0729 https://www.icafoodshelf.org

PRISM People Responding in social Ministry 763-529-1454  https://www.prismmpls.org/

PROP People Reaching Out to other People 952-937-9120  https://propfood.org/

Ruby’s Pantry pop-up pantry 651-674-0202 https://rubyspantry.org/

VEAP Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People 952-888-9616 https://veap.org/

Health Resources

Families Moving Forward (Interfaith Housing Collaborative) 651-789-6260 www.familiesmovingforward.org 

Jeremiah Program 612-692-8711  https://jeremiahprogram.org/ 

PRISM People Responding in social Ministry 763-529-1454   https://www.prismmpls.org/

Onward Eden Prairie Housing Program, https://www.onwardedenprairie.org/, contact via email, Housing opportunities (ages 18-21)

Sojourner’s Project (domestic violence support) 952-933-7422 https://www.sojournerproject.org/

VEAP Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People 952-888-9616  https://veap.org/

Legal Resources

Immigrant Law Center of MN 651-641-1011 https://www.ilcm.org/

Navigate MN Latinx-based organization for justice http://www.navigatemn.org/

Modern Military Association of America 202-328-3244 https://modernmilitary.org/

Sojourner’s Project (domestic violence support) 952-933-7422  https://www.sojournerproject.org/

LGBTQIA Resources

Family Tree Clinic 651-645-0478  https://www.familytreeclinic.org/

Navigate MN Latinx-based organization for justice https://www.navigatemn.org/

Modern Military Association of America 202-328-3244  https://modernmilitary.org/

RECLAIM (mental health support for LGBTQI) 612-524-5527 https:///reclaim.care/

Trans Lifeline (advocacy for trans suicide) 877-565-8860 https://www.translifeline.org/

Mental Health Resources

Emily Program 866-916-3998 https://emilyprogram.com/

Fast-Tracker (mental health/substance use disorder resource) 800-273-8255   https://fasttrackermn.org/

Indian Health Board medical/dental/counseling services 612-721-9800   https://www.indianhealthboard.com/

RECLAIM (mental health support for LGBTQI) 612-524-5527   https://www.reclaim.care/

BUScentral (forum for self-injury/suicide awareness) http://buslist.org/phpBB/ 

Trans Lifeline (advocacy for trans suicide) 877-565-8860  https://www.translifeline.org/

Safety Resources

BEACON Interfaith Housing Collaborative 651-789-6260

www.familiesmovingforward.org

Sojourner Project 952-933-7422

https://www.sojournerproject.org/    

Substance/Behavioral Addiction Disorders Resources

Al-Anon/Alateen Information Services of Greater Minneapolis, MN 952-920-3961

 https://www.al-anon-alateen-msp.org/  

Fast-Tracker (mental health/substance use disorder resource) 800-273-8255   https://fasttrackermn.org/

Transportation Resources

DartsConnects (transportation services) 651-455-1560   https://dartsconnects.org/   

VEAP Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People 952-888-9616  https://veap.org/

TRANSIT LINK -https://metrocouncil.org/Transportation/Services/Transit-Link.aspx, 651-602-LINK

Shared-ride public transportation for the Twin Cities metro area where regular route transit service is infrequent or unavailable.

SW Prime, https://swtransit.org/sw-prime/, 952-949-2287

On demand ride service in communities of Eden Prairie, Chaska, Chanhassen, Carver and Victoria

Veterans Resources

Modern Military Association of America 202-328-3244 https://modernmilitary.org/

Please contact HTC counselor, Matt Gustafson by email if you need additional resources, matthew.gustafson@hennepintech.edu.