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Public Service Agencies2019-04-19T14:25:57-05:00

Hennepin County Human Services offers an extensive listing of help and support for Hennepin County residents, from food assistance to mental health assessments.

The Home Free Community Program  ensures a community-wide response to domestic assault through coordination of law enforcement, criminal justice, and social service systems. Using a domestic assault intervention project model in the cities of Plymouth, New Hope and Champlin. Home Free provides 24-hour crisis phone response. They offer immediate assistance following a domestic assault including: safety planning, assistance with Orders for Protection, assistance with obtaining safe shelter, and other crisis support; systems advocacy; domestic assault intervention services; advocacy and services for immigrant and refugee women experiencing domestic violence

For more information, speak with an advocate by calling the hotline at 763-559-4945  or the Community Program’s offices at  763-545-7080.

Greater Twin Cities United Way  763-559-9008, or call the 24-hour crisis line at 763-559-4945.

CEAP, Community Emergency Assistance Programs, was founded in 1970 as a food shelf responding to the growing need for human services. CEAP now serves Northwest Hennepin and Anoka Counties.

CROSS is a 501c3 non-profit organization established in 1977 to provide food and clothing to those in temporary need. They serve families and individuals living in the Champlin (West), Corcoran, Dayton, Maple Grove, Osseo, and Rogers communities of Minnesota

Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County (CAP-HC) provides full-cycle homeownership services to help income-eligible households become and remain successful homeowners. Experienced Housing Advisers will respectfully and confidentially review your situation so that you can choose the best option for your housing needs. CAP-HC’s home ownership programs offers pre-purchase and post-purchase counseling, foreclosure prevention assistance, and reverse mortgage counseling. They are a HUD-approved housing counseling agency.

Metro Mobility is a shared public transportation service for certified riders who are unable to use regular fixed-route buses due to a disability or health condition. Rides are provided for any purpose. Transit Link is a curb-to-curb minibus or van service for the general public that operates on weekdays throughout the seven-county metropolitan area. It is a shared-ride service, which must be reserved in advance. You may reserve a ride up to five days in advance, or call at least two hours in advance for same-day trips. Rides are subject to availability, and fares are based on the distance traveled.

Transit Link is a curb-to-curb minibus or van service for the general public that operates on weekdays throughout the seven-county metropolitan area. It is a shared-ride service, which must be reserved in advance. You may reserve a ride up to five days in advance, or call at least two hours in advance for same-day trips. Rides are subject to availability, and fares are based on the distance traveled.

Minnesota 2-1-1 connects individuals and families directly to services that can help.

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