Find Other Help

This page has information and helpful links to programs that are not included in the Bridge to Benefits eligibility screening tool.

This site offers a directory of services designed to help people in Minnesota identify resources such as human services, information and referral, financial assistance, and other forms of help within Minnesota. It is especially rich in resource information for seniors and their caregivers; disabled and their caregivers; parents and families; and low income people.

United Way 211

United Way 211 is a free, statewide information and referral service. Professional staff members are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to answer your questions and connect you with over 20,000 community services. Just dial 2-1-1. Cell phone users can call 651-291-0211 or e-mail firstcall@unitedwaytwincities.org. Help in other languages is available Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 5:00pm.

For Spanish, dial 651-291-0211.
For Russian, dial 651-698-9167.
For Hmong, Laotian or Vietnamese, dial 651-721-4852.

1. Asset Development

Asset building helps families move toward greater self-sufficiency by accumulating savings and purchasing long-term assets. The theory behind this approach is that helping people purchase an asset, as opposed to simply increasing their income, provides longer term stability. Click here to learn about asset development programs in Minnesota.

2. Early Childhood Education

Click here for information on quality early childhood education-related programs, including Head Start and Early Childhood Family Education. This section also contains resources to find a child care provider and help pay for child care.

3. Disability Services

Click here to learn about services for people with disabilities or their families.

4. Employment & Financial

Click here for information about Unemployment Insurance, Diversionary Work Program, and tools for those seeking work.

5. Food & Nutrition

Click here for information on emergency food shelves and other nutritional programs.

6. Health & Dental

Click here for additional health programs, including links to free and low-cost health clinics, dental care services, and prescription drug resources.

7. Housing & Utilities

Click here for programs that help families find housing and for programs that offer assistance with utilities.

8. Legal

Click here for more information about free help with civil legal matters for low-income individuals or families.

9. Senior Citizens

Click here for services for senior citizens, their families, and their caregivers.

10. Transportation

Click here to find information about transportation services.

 

  1. Asset Development
  2. Early Childhood Education
  3. Disability Services
  4. Employment & Financial
  5. Food & Nutrition
  6. Health & Dental
  7. Housing & Utilities
  8. Legal
  9. Senior Citizens
  10. Transportation
Asset Development
Asset building helps families move toward greater self-sufficiency by accumulating savings and purchasing long-term assets. The theory behind this approach is that helping people purchase an asset, as opposed to simply increasing their income, provides longer term stability. Click here to learn about asset development programs in Minnesota.
Early Childhood Education
Click here for information on quality early childhood education-related programs, including Head Start and Early Childhood Family Education. This section also contains resources to find a child care provider and help pay for child care.
Disability Services
Click here to learn about services for people with disabilities or their families.
Employment & Financial
Click here for information about Unemployment Insurance, Diversionary Work Program, and tools for those seeking work.
Food & Nutrition
Click here for information on emergency food shelves and other nutritional programs.
Health & Dental
Click here for additional health programs, including links to free and low-cost health clinics, dental care services, and prescription drug resources.
Housing & Utilities

Click here for programs that help families find housing and transportation.

Legal
Click here for more information about free help with civil legal matters for low-income individuals or families.
Senior Citizens
Click here for services for senior citizens, their families, and their caregivers.
Transportation

Click here to find information about transportation services.