Address:200 Polk County PlazaBalsam Lake, WI 54810Map & Directions
Services: Limited financial assistance (up to $150/year) provided in the form of vouchers for:
- - - Gas (can apply every three months) up to $40
- - - Evictions (rental deposit and rent payment)
- - - Utility disconnections (electric, gas, heating and water)
- - - Medical emergency assistance/prescriptions sometimes
Hours: Site Hours:24 hours/7 days a week
Eligibility: Residents of Pierce, Polk and Saint Croix counties
Address:505 W 8th StNew Richmond, WI 54017Map & Directions
Services: - 64 bed homeless shelter which houses eight families/25 individuals for 30 - 90 days. Comfort and service animals are allowed to stay in the shelter with individuals who have them. Average stay is 52 days. - - - Emergency assistance including electric bill payment assistance; gas bill payment assistance; heating fuel bill payment assistance; water bill payment assistance; utility deposit assistance; rent payment assistance (for individuals in danger of being evicted or for people needing first month's rent to get into new housing); rental deposit assistance for individuals in danger of being evicted or for people needing a rental deposit to get into new housing; return to point of origin assistance; general apparel; school clothing; winter clothing; gently used furniture; emergency dental care (dentures and extractions); medications (antibiotics and mental health prescriptions); and homeless motel vouchers when funding is available. Financial assistance for car repairs is also available. Financial assistance is available once every 12 months up to $150 to each individual in the form of a voucher. - - - Volunteer opportunities include driving individuals in a van to work, church and doctor appointments; serving meals; cleaning - - - Provides food rescued from Walmart which includes fresh produce, bread and dry goods - - - Community service opportunities for youth - - - Works with clients to move them into transitional housing from staying in the shelter - - - Homeless permanent supportive housing program for people with mental illness who have been homeless - - - Cooking classes where individuals cook meals with five ingredients or less and receive recipes
Hours: Program Hours:- Office: 24 hours/7 days a week
- Cooking Classes: 11:30 am - 12 noon Wednesday
- Rescued Food Distribution: 12 noon Friday
Address:901 4th St #214Hudson, WI 54016Map & Directions
Services: - Provides financial assistance for car repair, electric service payment assistance, heating fuel payment assistance, rent payment assistance and water service payment assistance in the form of a check when emergency exists due to health, layoff or other temporary crisis - - - Assistance is limited to one payment per 12 month period for a total of three times. In order to receive assistance more than two times, the client must provide proof of financial counseling. - - - If able, clients must be willing to work - - - Gas money available also to help with transportation - - - Phone volunteer opportunities available
Hours: Site Hours:10 am - 1 pm Monday - Wednesday and Friday; 10 am - 1 pm and 5 pm - 6:30 pm Thursday
Eligibility: - Residents of River Falls and Saint Croix County
- Must have residency at their current address for 60 days or more
- Must have a form of income (including SDI, SSFI or unemployment)
Address:704-BRiver Falls, WI 54022Map & Directions
Services: - Individuals may apply for rent or mortgage assistance if they are in possession of a current eviction/foreclosure notice and have children living in the same household. Assistance is provided once in a 12 month period, if eligible. Must have documented the financial crisis which has occured.
- - - Assistance with rent also for families with children who are homeless and moving into a new permanent residence
Eligibility: Low income residents of Pierce and Saint Croix counties
Address:7645 Currell BlvdSaint Paul, MN 55125Map & Directions
Services: - Bridges for Long Term Homeless Households: Provides temporary housing for individuals who meet the definition of long term homeless, and have a serious and persistent mental illness - - - Bridges: Provides temporary housing for individuals and families of individuals who have a serious and persistent mental illness - - - Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8): Vouchers assist the tenant in renting a unit from a private landlord. Unit must be affordable and rent must be reasonable for the area. This type of assistance is transferable. It is assigned to the tenant and moves with the tenant so long as the tenant remains income eligible and has not violated any program rules.
Eligibility: - Bridges for Long Term Homeless Households: Based on income. Individuals who meet the definition of long term homeless, and have a serious and persistent mental illness
- Bridges: Based on income. Individuals and families of individuals who have a serious and persistent mental illness.
- Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8): Based on income. Applicants must not have been involved in illegal drug or violent crime activity within the last five years.
- Residents of Washington County
Address:2446 University Ave W # 140Saint Paul, MN 55114Map & Directions
Services: Convenes, Guides And Supports A Diversity Of Partners Working To Improve Conditions Of Home And Community. Strengthens Development Capacity And Promotes Policies That Expand Opportunity, Especially For People At The Lowest Income Levels.
Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 8am-4pm
Eligibility: Crisis Housing Fund: Residents of service area AND must meet all the following criteria: * Persons with a serious mental illness * Persons with a community-based housing (rental or ownership) * Persons of low or moderate income, determined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development * Persons admitted to a mental health treatment facility (includes treatment for chemical dependency) and receiving treatment for 90 days or less
Address:1821 University Avenue West Suite North 464Saint Paul, MN 55104Map & Directions
Services: They foster hope and recovery for those affected by mental illness. Assertive Community Treatment,
Targeted Case Management,
Counseling and psychotherapy,
Education & monitoring of medications,
Education about living and parenting skills,
Supportive housing and housing vouchers,Vocational support,
Family education about mental illness.
Address:1019 Payne AveSaint Paul, MN 55130Map & Directions
Services: Case management services for families who request budget management, personal counseling and other long-term professional services. - - Financial assistance for rent, deposit, mortgage, some transportation, emergency and supplemental food and other special needs. Applications are taken starting on the 1st of each month (or the next business day). Only a limited number of applications are taken, so applications may only be available on or for a few days after the 1st. Call for availability. - - Food shelf some Asian and East African specialty food products may be available. - - Fresh food distribution of bread, produce, baked goods, and more is available to anyone. Distribution takes place using a lottery system. - - Youth food shelf - - Vouchers for clothing (single adults only), bedding and kitchen items available through Alley Shoppe. Not available during summer when Alley Shoppe is closed. - - Lunch served Monday - Friday - - Thanksgiving meal - - Seasonal services: Family Camp, free yearly Phone Home Project, and emergency disaster services - - Food Support application assistance - - Community Center: 651-776-8169. Provides a variety of programs for all ages designed to meet physical, emotional, educational and spiritual needs including group club activities, summer day camping, senior citizen programs, athletics, arts and crafts, music and drama, preschool program, teen counseling, gymnasium, after school programs, etc.
Eligibility: Food shelf: Residents in the area bounded by County Road B on the north; Burlington Northern Railroad tracks and Grove Street on the south and west; English Street and Johnson Parkway on the east. Fresh food distribution is open to anyone.
Youth food shelf: No geographic restrictions. Serves ages 25 and younger, with a focus on those 20 and younger.
Emergency assistance: Residents of 55101, 55106, 55108, 55112, 55113, 55114, 55117, and 55130.
Address:401 7th St WSaint Paul, MN 55102Map & Directions
Services: Brown Bag Food: distribution offered monthly for $1/bag senior citizens only. - - Case Management: for families who request budget counseling, personal counseling and other long-term professional services. - - Financial Assistance: applications to the St. Paul Foundation for rent, rent deposit for residents of zip codes 55102, 55103, 55105 and 55116. Financial assistance is quite limited, contact the office about availability. - - Food Shelf: by appointment and walk in. Individuals who make an appointment are allowed to select from the food shelf. Walk in clients receive a full food shelf bag, but will not be involved in item selection. - - Youth Food Shelf - - Vouchers: to the Alley Shoppe for single adults only, for clothing, kitchen goods, and bedding items. - - Seasonal Services: HeatShare, and emergency disaster services - - Food support application assistance (SNAP) - - Community Center: Provides a variety of programs to meet physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs including group daily program, summer day camping, senior citizen programs, congregate dining through RAP, athletics, arts and crafts, music and drama, preschool programs, sports, gymnasium, weight training, after school programs, etc.
Eligibility: Food: Residents in the area bounded by: Mississippi River on the west and south, John Ireland/Kellogg Boulevard on the east, St. Clair to Lexington to Summit Avenue to Dale Street (those who actually live on Dale are served by Hallie Q. Brown) to I94 on the north.
Youth Food Shelf: No geographic restrictions. Serves ages 25 and younger with a focus on those 20 and younger.
Furniture and seasonal programs: Residents of zip codes 55102, 55103, 55104, 55105, 55107 and 55116. Dakota County residents should be referred to the Dakota County Office.
Rent assistance: Residents of zip codes 55102, 55103, 55105 and 55116.
Address:7380 Afton RdSaint Paul, MN 55125Map & Directions
Services: Financial assistance for rent, clothing, hygiene supplies, beds, household items through Bridging, emergency and supplemental food, limited number of car repairs for single adults who are working or in school, other special needs. Call for details. Chisago County residents will be referred to partner agencies for assistance. - - Gas Vouchers - - Seasonal services, free yearly phone home project, Family Camp, back to school project, and Coats for Kids - - Food support application assistance (SNAP)
Eligibility: Residents of Chisago and Washington counties