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Minnesota American Indian Transition Resource Guide

The Minnesota American Indian Transition, an expansion of its predecessor Minnesota Native American Transition and Resource Directory, provides descriptions of and links to a sampling of culturally appropriate and offender-friendly services throughout the state of Minnesota.

These resources are organized under the following categories:

  • Tribal Resources

  • County Resources

  • Basic Needs Resources

  • Community Resources

  • Emergency Resources

  • Education Resources

  • Employment Resources

  • Health Care Resources

  • Housing Resources

  • Legal Resources

  • Mental Health Resources

  • Substance Abuse Resources

Tribal Resources

This section provides descriptions, contact information and web addresses for the seven Anishaabe (Chippewa, Ojibwe) reservations and four Dakota (Sioux) communities in Minnesota. Resources listed range from education to social services.

County Resources

This section lists services such as economic assistance, health care and housing for the state's counties with the largest population of American Indians.

Basic Needs Resources

This section includes descriptions, contact information and web addresses of organizations that provide resources or referrals for basic needs such as food, clothing, and transportation.

Community Resources

Provides organizational information for 24-hour phone/crisis assistance, supportive services for ex-offenders and persons with a traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Emergency Resources

This section provides a sampling of organizations in the Twin Cities area that offers emergency energy, rental, medical, food and clothing services.

Education Resources

Lists county, city and community services that provide low-cost or free adult basic education and GED classes throughout Minnesota.

Employment Resources

Lists temporary and day labor employment services and job readiness programs in the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota.

Health Care Resources

This section lists some of the organizations in the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota that offer free or reduced dental and medical care services.

Housing Resources

This section provides descriptions and contact information for a number of organizations throughout Minnesota that offer transitional and permanent housing services.

Legal Resources

This section lists descriptions and contact information for a number of organizations throughout Minnesota that offer low-cost or free legal services.

Mental Health Resources

This section lists descriptions and contact information for a number of organizations throughout Minnesota that provides mental health services.

Substance Abuse Resources

Lists a number of organizations that provide substance abuse services and support throughout Minnesota.

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