General Assistance

2-1-1 United Way First Call For Help: 651.291.0211 or 211

ResourceWest: 952.933.3860

Social Security Administration: 1.800.772.1213

Free Community Meals

Many of ICA's partnering congregations provide free community meals.
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Emergency Assistance:

Hennepin County Emergency Assistance Program: Walk-in appointments available: 1011 1st St. S. (Wells Fargo Bank Building), Hopkins. 612.596.1300

Energy Assistance

Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County (CAP-HC). 952.933.9639

Financial Counseling

Lutheran Social Services (LSS):  LSS provides free budget counseling, debt management plans, and financial education. 888.577.2227

Food Assistance

Fare for All: Fare for All is a low-cost monthly food package service. 763.450.3880

Women, Infants and Children (WIC): WIC is a food and nutrition for pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to five years old. 612.348.6100

Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors (NAPS): NAPS is a nutrition program for income eligible adults 60 years or older. 651.484.8241

Hennepin County Food Support (SNAP): 612.596.1300


Metro Mobility: For individuals with disabilities who, because of a disability, are unable to ride the city bus. Families can utilize Metro Mobility for ICA appointments. 651.484.8241

Transit Link: Available in parts of the region not served by frequent regular transit routes. Anyone may use Transit Link. There is a cost associated with Transit Link. 651.602.5465

Metro Transit Transit Assistance Program (TAP): The TAP program offers qualified riders a Go-to Card that allows you to ride for $1 per trip for a full year. Contact ICA Case Managers Naima and Jessie to enroll: 952.938.0729.


HousingLink: An internet housing search with subsidized housing list.

Home Line: Tenants' rights organization. 612.484.8241

Emergency Hotlines

Sojourner Project Inc.: Sojourner Project provides battered women and children safe, temporary crisis housing, and legal, medical, and financial assistance. Emergency hotline open 24 hours a day. 952.933.7422

COPE: Hennepin County can help people who are in the midst of a mental health crisis. 612.596.1223

Veterinary Services

Mission Animal Hospital: Mission provides high-quality veterinary services to those in our community who encounter transportation and financial barriers to care. 952.938.1237.