Rice County, MN Assistance Programs

Rice County Food Assistance Programs

Our list of food assistance programs includes: food pantries, soup kitchens, congregate meal programs in Rice County.

Community Action Center Northfield

1651 Jefferson Parkway,
Northfield, MN - 55057
(507) 664-3550
Services: Offers Free School Supplies Program - Operation Backpack. Qualifying school district children are offered with a backpack filled with most of the supplies they'll need for the year. Distribution takes place in August of each year in collaboration with Northfield Methodist Women's group, campaign for children. Requirements: Residents of the Northfield School District with household income to 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Hours of Operation: Office:  Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Tuesday and Thursday until 7:00 pm) Food Shelf:  Monday and Friday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm and Tuesday: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm and Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm Clothes Closet:  Monday Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (Thursday until 7:00 pm) ..

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Rice County Various Assistance Programs

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


1651 Jefferson Pkwy
Northfield, MN - 55057
Our Mission: To encourage area seniors to pursue active, meaningful, and healthy lives, to invite seniors to share their talents and interests; and to offer services, information, and social, intellectual and wellness opportunities...

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Faribault Area Senior Center

19 West Division Street
Faribault, MN - 55021
The Faribault Area Senior Center is a non-profit organization which provides a variety of programs and services for adults 50 and over living in the Faribault area. It is our mission to promote the physical, emotional, intellectual, economic and social well being of older adults and encourage their participation in all aspects of community life in Faribault and the surrounding area...

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Rice County Assistance Locations

Government and Private Assistance Programs

Housing Assistance

There are many non-profit and government based organizations dedicated to providing housing and support. We find them for you.

Food Pantry Assistance

Food pantries, soup kitchens, food baskets. We find these local resources and list them.

Free clothing assistance

Thousands of churches and religious organizations offer low-cost or free drug and alcohol treatment as part of their missions.