Below is information to support families across the state during the evolving public safety situation following the death of Daunte Wright and during and after the Derek Chauvin Trial.
Parent and Family resource guide ( Hmong, Somali and Spanish ) for families related to COVID-19, including economic, child care, mental health, and other supports.
United Way 211. If you need food, basic supplies, a safe place to go, or other resources, call 2-1-1, text your ZIP code to 898-211, or visit the website to chat with a Community Resource Specialist.
Hennepin County can help you find clothing, financial assistance, groceries, medical care and equipment, and medication. Call 612-348-3000 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. seven days a week. Help is available in multiple languages. Visit the Hennepin County Community Resources webpage.
Ramsey County provides assistance and resources for health, food and basic needs, housing, employment, small businesses and more. Please visit ramseycounty.us/coronavirus or call 651-266-8500. Materials and help are available in several languages.
The Hunger Solutions website and helpline can connect you to food shelves in affected areas. Call 888-711-1151 Monday-Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Help is available for multiple languages.
Minnesota Department of Human Services website for information on emergency food support.
City of Minneapolis list of food shelves in Minneapolis.
Families in need of child care can visit mn.gov/childcare or call 1-888-291-9811.
If are having trouble accessing medicines, you can take the following steps:
To find low-cost or free physical, mental, and dental health care clinics use the MN Low-Cost Health Care Directory.
If you are an Minnesota Health Care Program (Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare) member looking for a provider, you can search the MHCP Provider Directory of fee-for-service providers. If you are enrolled in a health plan, contact your health plan to help find providers and to get support with other medical needs, such as transportation to appointments.
State of Minnesota website on health care coverage and assistance
Disability Hub MN (1-866-333-2466) provides free, statewide, information, referral and assistance service to help people with disabilities, chronic illnesses and their representatives connect to community services.
Minnesota Department of Human Services Resources for Communities Affected by Racial Trauma
Minnesota Department of Health Resources in the Wake of Community Trauma and Beyond
Mental Health Support hotlines and websites. The recent events have been anxiety provoking and traumatizing for many. Mental health hotlines provide free support to Minnesotans experiencing anxiety and mental distress.
This Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) tip sheet introduces some of the signs of grief and anger after an incident of community violence, provides useful information about to how to cope with grief, and offers tips for helping children deal with grief.