Community Resources

Every needs help at one time or another. Whether it’s alcoholism, food, sexual violence or job training, there is someone you can call.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Greater Minneapolis Intergroup is here to help anyone who has a drinking problem. Our sole purpose is to carry the message of Alcoholics Anonymous and to be of service to A.A. groups in Minneapolis and the suburbs. Call 952-922-0880. Phones answered 24 hours a day.

Community Meals: All community members are invited to enjoy a meal in good company. Because COVID-19 has changed many meals, please call ahead to confirm the information on these meals:

4th Saturday of the month at 5:30pm | Grace Lutheran of NE Minneapolis | 612-788-2444 | 1500 6th St NE |

1st Sunday of the month at noon | Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran | 612-789-7256 | 1509 27th Ave NE | | Vegetarian and gluten-free options available

2nd Saturday of each month at 6 pm | Northeast United Methodist Church – TAKE HOME MEAL | 612-789-7462 | 2510 Cleveland St NE |

Wednesday at 6 pm | Oak Hills Baptist Church | 763-789-4337 | 4141 University Ave NE, Columbia Heights |

Every Wednesday from 4 to 6pm | Rescue Now Services | 612-788-4829 | 697 13th Ave NE |

St John’s Lutheran Church | 612-379-4296 | 610 Broadway St NE |

Delivered Meals: Lunches delivered to your home Monday-Friday. Since COVID-19 may have changed delivery schedules and availability, please contact the site for updated information.

Meals for Shut-Ins | 763-236-3636

East Side Meals on Wheels | 612-277-2528 | 1510 33rd Ave NE |

Meals-on-Wheels | 651-621-7431

Open Arms of Minnesota | 612-872-1152 | | To qualify for Open Arms’ meal delivery service, you need to be diagnosed with a chronic and progressive illness.

Senior Optage Choices | 651-746-8280 |

Ramsey and Washington County Service of Presbyterian Homes delivers hot meals five days per week or frozen meals once per week in seven county metro area.

Food Shelves: Call for hours, eligibility requirements, counties served and the identification you will need to bring with you.

Southern Anoka Community Assistance | 763-789-2444 |

Oak Hills Baptist Church | 763-789-4337 | 4141 University Ave NE, | | Food shelf available any time staff are in the office. Approach church from 4th St. Go to most northerly door of old school building part of church and ring door bell and the staff will come down and open the door.

Little Kitchen | 612-788-2444 | 1500 6th St NE | | Call or visit website to confirm hours open.

NEED Food Shelf: Salvation Army | 612-789-1512 | 2727 Central Ave NE

Rescue Now Services Goodworks food shelf |  612-788-4829 | 697 13th Ave NE | Open Friday: 4 to 6pm

Senior Food Shelf | 612-788-9521 | | 1801 Central Ave NE | Must be 55+ living in Hennepin County

Ralph Reeder Food Shelf | 651-621-6280 | 2101 NW 14th St

Dignity Center: The Dignity Center works with people to achieve and maintain stability. Participants engage with one advocate, make and keep appointments, set goals and report actions taken to achieve those goals. We work together on stability skills such as problem solving, decision making, organization and budgeting. Progress is measured as improved housing, increased financial situation, completed education and training, obtained employment, and supportive community. Based at Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church.

Sexual Violence Center: The Sexual Violence center is a rape crisis center supporting all victims of sexual violence 12 years of age and above in Hennepin County. 24-hour Crisis Line: 612-871-5111 or 952-448-5425.

Domestic Violence Day One Crisis Hotline: Call 1.866.223.1111 This central phone line will connect you with all available domestic violence shelters in the state, starting with the one nearest you.

2-1-1/First Call for Help: This is an extensive information and referral line, offers information about food, housing, employment, childcare, transportation, health services, senior services, and more. It is free, confidential, and available 24/7. Cell phone users can call 651.291.0211. Toll free: 1.800.543.7709. Multilingual access available for over 100 languages, including Spanish, Hmong, Somali, and Russia.

Housing & Shelter Hotline: Call 1.888.234.1329 | This hotline will provide specific information about shelter and transitional housing programs in the counties from which you are calling.

Mental Health Services

Ramsey County Adult Mental Health Crisis Line | 651.266.7900

Ramsey County Children’s Mental Health Crisis Line | 651.266.7878

Hennepin County Mobile Crisis Team – Adults | 612.596.1223

Hennepin County Mobile Crisis Team – Children | 612.348.2233

Family Innovations | 651.407.3631

Associated Clinic of Psychology | 612.925.6033

Prairie Care | 952.737.4566

Metro Children’s Crisis Response Services | immediate help for youth in crisis

Dementia Helpline: The Alzheimer’s Association offers a 24/7 Helpline for you to call any time of the day or night for dementia care support, information and/or resources: 1.800.272.3900.