Hennepin County, MN Assistance Programs and Resources

Services Provided on this page:
> Housing Programs and Assistance
> Food Programs and Assistance. ie. pantries
> Numerous Helpful programs not listed above ie. bus tickets, free rides

Hennepin County Housing Assistance Programs

See our list of housing assistance programs. We list HUD, housing assistance, subsidized housing programs in Hennepin County.

St. Stephen's Human Services

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-21
2211 Clinton Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55404

About St. Stephen's: St. Stephen's operates a 43 bed men's shelter and offers housing, employment, advocacy, outreach, and recovery services to those who are homeless or living in extreme poverty. Our mission is to end homelessness.

Our Saviour's Housing

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-21
2219 Chicago Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Our Saviour's Housing (OSH) oversees two major programs to help people who are experiencing homelessness. The emergency shelter program provides a 30-day stay in a dormitory setting, hot meals, weekly medical assistance, and case managers who offer guidance and counseling for housing, employment, and personal issues. The shelter houses 40 people nightly. The transitional housing program supports three separate residences for men, women, and families who are moving from homelessness to independent living. Participants in this program also benefit from case management assistance, can live in the residence for up to one year, and pay rent during their stay. For over twenty years, OSH has partnered with hundreds of supporters to aid and advocate for people in need.

Hennepin County Food Assistance Programs

See our list of food assistance programs. We list food pantries, soup kitchens, congregate meal programs in Hennepin County.

Sharing & Caring Hands

Date Added/Updated: 2019-06-06
525 N 7th St
Minneapolis, MN 55405
(612) 338-4640

The following services are offered, but depend upon availability and individual determination. Hours:Monday – Thursday 10:30AM – 11:30AM or 1:30PM – 2:30PM.    Eye glass voucher for exams and/or glasses for uninsured or under-insured    Shoes    Vouchers to get State Identification/Birth Certificate    Vouchers for place to stay for homeless men    Bus Token    Bus Card for those with proof of recent hire in permanent position    We offer many other services that are provided based on an individual’s situation and available funds.        ShelterWe have apartments for homeless families with two or more children that are minors. If you're in need of shelter, bring your entire family to Sharing & Caring Hands (525 N. 7th St.) Monday – Thursday at 10:30AM or 1:30PM.Please note that requests for shelter are considered on an individual basis and are not automatically granted.MealsHot meals are served at our Day Services Center Monday – Thursday at 10:30AM, 12PM, & 3PM; Saturday and Sunday at 9:30AM & 11AM; no meals served on Fridays. All are welcome to join us for these meals.FoodBags of food are given to families with children and individuals: Monday – Thursday 10:30AM - 11:30AM or 1:30PM – 3:00PM. DentalDental services are available on a first-come, first-serve basis whenever a dentist is available. We provide extractions and fillings only. Please call our main number 612-338-4640 to check for dates and times to come. Dental clinic is located downstairs at our Day Services center. All services are free of charge and services are provided for those who have little to no dental coverage.BedsBeds can be ordered for those who have recently moved into an apartment/home (within the last 30 days). Beds are placed on a first-come, first-serve basis in person on Monday mornings starting at 10:30AM and end when we have an order of 50 beds. We deliver to Minneapolis and some connecting suburbs. We do not deliver to some areas of St. Paul

People Serving People

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-21

917 5th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55404

People Serving People is a homeless shelter in downtown Minneapolis providing lodging, meals, and services to as many as 400 children and family members each day.

Hennepin County Various Assistance Programs

Below we list an array of other helpful resource programs we have found in Hennepin County.

Hear Now

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-06
6700 Washington Ave South
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Provides free or low cost hearing aids to deaf and hard of hearing persons with limited financial resources who permanently reside within the United States. Hear Now also collects hearing aids for recycling purposes.