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Food and Clothing Assistance

United Way 2-1-1
United Way 2-1-1 provides free and confidential health and human services information. 2-1-1 Minnesota partner call centers: United Way 2-1-1 through United Way of Greater DuluthFirst Call 2-1-1Great Rivers 2-1-1 and First Link North Dakota. Minnesota 2-1-1 also covers Douglas, Pierce, Polk and St. Croix Counties in WI.
Food
Food Shelves by City
Emergency Food Shelf Network:

FARE FOR ALL
763.450.3880
Fare For All is community – supported and open to everyone.
The more people who participate, the better. Fare For All buys fruits, vegetables, and frozen meat in bulk to save you up to 40% off grocery store prices

Food Shelves by City

Food Assistance
Call Minnesota Food HelpLine (1-888-711-1151) if you or anyone you know does not have enough food. When you call the HelpLine you will learn if you qualify for SNAP, receive enrollment assistance and find emergency food assistance close to your home. SNAP is the new name for Food Stamps or Food Support as it is known in Minnesota.

Hunger Solutions You can find hunger and food resources in Minnesota by looking for your zip code, city or county.

MN FoodShare produces and distributes free promotional and educational resources for food drive organizers. It acts as a clearinghouse for cash donations and distributes these donations to Minnesota food shelves participating in the March campaign. Throughout the year, Minnesota FoodShare advocates on behalf of hungry families with state and federal lawmakers and educates the public about hunger in Minnesota.

Second Harvest Heartland works to reinvent hunger relief through leadership and innovation. As the Upper Midwest's largest hunger relief organization, our goal is not only to help our hungry neighbors today, but to provide the means for everyone to be fed tomorrow.
Twin Cities Metro Area
Minneapolis
Capiusa

Provides food shelf, social services and employment and training programs for refugees and immigrants.

612.721.0172

Community Emergency Services

Information on rental assistance, utility payments, Meals on Wheels, and food shelf for residents in north and south Minneapolis. Also has a regional Somali Food Shelf. Call for Hours open.
612.870.1125

Oak Park Neighborhood Center

1701 Oak Park Ave. N.

612.377.7000

Please call ahead to make sure agency will be open.

Salvation Army Hope Harbor

53 Glenwood Ave.

612.659.0711

Please call ahead to make sure agency will be open.

Salvation Army

1604 E. Lake St.

612.522.6581

Please call ahead to make sure agency will be open.

Sharing and Caring Hands (Mary Jo's)

525 N. 7th St.

612.338.4640

Please call ahead to make sure agency will be open.

St. Paul 

Merrick-Roosevelt Homes
1526 East Sixth Street
Saint Paul, MN 55106
651-771-8821
info@merrickcs.org
Merrick Community Services operates two community centers, two food shelves, and a job bank. It serves the people who live on the East Side by providing parenting classes, case management services for adults, children and families, East Side Heritage Project for boys, emergency assistance, holiday baskets of toys and food, meals on wheelssenior citizen programsafter school/evening youth services, and community meeting space. 

Other Cities Within Twin Cities Metro Area

Food Shelf
Location: Roseville Armory
211 McCarrons Blvd. North,
Roseville, MN, 55113

Each Wednesday Sharing Hands and Caring Hearts picks up perishable food items for distribution to the folks in the Roseville area.
Please stop by for perishable food items and some of our bulk food items. Typical items may include Fruit, Vegetables, Eggs (frozen patties, frozen scrambled or peeled hard boiled), Yogurt, Breads, Frozen Potatoes (cubed, shredded or hash browns), Pastry items, Pop & Water. Limited Non-Perishable items may also be available.
Perishable Food Distribution hours are on Wednesdays from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Registration ends at 7:00 PM)
Sharing Hands Caring Hearts is an outreach ministry of Victory Celebration Church. Please call 651.483.9999 for additional information.

 

Jordan Area Food Shelf
131 East First Street
P: 952-564-4718
Saturdays 9:00 – 1:00 PM

SW Carver County Food Shelf

(Serves Norwood/Young America, Cologne, and Hamburg)
10 First Ave NE
Young America
P: 952-467-1870

Outside Twin Cities Metro Area

Alden Area Food Shelf
Redeemer Lutheran Church
191 Water Street W
Alden, MN 56009
Open: Tuesday 4-6pm
507-874-3471
This is a food shelf located in Albert Lea, Minnesota. Call for more information.

Blue Earth County Community Health Services
512 E. Mulberry St.
Mankato, MN  56001
507.304.4163 (p)
Community food shelf. Call for details.

Blue Earth County Human Services
Phil Claussen, Director
Government Center, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Floors
410 South Fifth St.
P.O. Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56002-3526
(507) 304-4222
The Human Services Department's mission is to effectively and efficiently deliver essential services to families and individuals so they can achieve their potential through active community participation.

Cannon Falls Area Food Shelf
511 Belle St. West
Cannon Fallls, MN 55009
PHONE NUMBER: 507-263-3042
Cannon Falls Food Shelf is a food pantry.

Community Action Center of Northfield
1651 Jefferson Parkway Suite HS-200
Northfield, MN 55057
The  food programs of the Community Action Center provide for those who are hungry through a community-supported Food Shelf and Thursday's Table — a free weekly meal for those who are in transition.

Brown County Family Services
1117 Center Street, PO Box 788
New Ulm, MN 56073
Telephone: (507) 354-8246
1 (800) 450-8246
Fax: (507) 359-6542
The Purpose of Brown County Family Services is to provide an array of services including emergency food help. Online benefits application: Click here

Channel One Food Bank and Food Shelf (aka:MAC)
131 35th Street SE
Rochester, MN 55904
Phone: (507) 287-2350

Welcome to the online home of Channel One Food Bank and Food Shelf. Channel One is a local food shelf and regional food bank that serves Southeast Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. We are proud members of Feeding America (formerly known as America's Second Harvest),Hunger Solutions Minnesota, and a community partner of the United Way of Olmsted County.

Cleveland Area Food Shelf
Township Hall Basement
Cleveland, MN, 56017
Phone: (507) 931 – 5989
This food shelf provides free food for individuals or families in need. Residency requirements may apply and the number of times you can pick up food may be limited. Please call for more information. Donations accepted.

Dawson Food Shelf
Grace Lutheran Church
716 8th St.
Dawson, MN
(320)769-4394
The food shelves are operated to provide food to those persons who are in need of a temporary, emergency food supply (3 days worth of food). Anyone who is in need may use the food shelf. There is no financial statement to fill out. The food is provided to those who state a need and is administered on the honor system. Clothing centers are open to all in need of good used clothing at a reduced price. Donations of clean usable clothing are accepted at all centers.

Dodge County Public Health Nursing Services
(emergency food & shelter)
42 E. Maint St.
Dodge Center, MN  55927
Phone: (507) 635-6150
Fax: (507) 633-9601
A service resource covering a number of public health categories including emergency food and shelter.

Ecumenical Food Shelf
308 Water St.
Albert Lea, MN - 56007
507-373-2035
This is a food shelf located in Albert Lea, Minnesota. The location county is Freeborn County. Contact ECUMENICAL FOOD SHELF at the phone number and address provided for full details.

Faribault County Human Services Center
412 North Nicollet
Blue Earth, MN 56013
507-526-7222
We endeavor to provide those necessary and beneficial human services that together with client effort and responsibility, family support, and efforts of the private sector, will offer residents the opportunity to maintain or recapture productive and meaningful lives. Our programs will be responsive to local people's needs with a priority given to those who can least cope for themselves, or find no alternative to governmental intervention.

Faribault County Area Food Shelf
214 South Holland
Blue Earth, MN - 56013
507.526.7222
A food shelf serving Faribault and surrounding communities.

Faribault Area Food Shelves
200 Western Avenue Northwest
Faribault, MN 55021
(507) 334-2137
Food shelf Services Organization. Hours M-F 9AM-5PM, Tues until 7PM.

Faribault-Martin Public Health Service
412 North Nicollet
Blue Earth, MN 56013
507-526-3265
To provide food, beverage and/or lodging to residents and visitors to our communities. This includes schools as well as other establishments

Lake City Food Shelf
 600 S 8th St
Lake City, MN  55041
(651) 345-5888
This service is a food pantry.

Mower County Department of Human Services
1301 18th Avenue NW, Suite A
Austin MN  55912
Receptionist: (507) 437-9700
Child Support: (507) 437-9715
Fax: (507) 437-9721

The Mower County Department of Human Services administers and implements Federal, State, and County public policies and mandates involving the protection, support, and rehabilitation of families and individuals.  The Department is responsible for administration of all forms of public assistance, child support collection enforcement, employment and training initiatives, child and adult protection, and community social services for the developmentally disabled, elderly, mentally ill, an chemically dependent.

The Peace Center
Food Distribution Center
313 Columbus Ave North
New Prague, MN 56071
P: 952-758-4688

The Peace Center is a food distribution center serving individuals in New Prague and the surrounding area.

 

Walk-ins are welcome at the Peace Center on Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you are unable to come during those hours, you may make an appointment to come on Tuesday or Thursdays evenings from 5 to 7 p.m. or the first Saturday of each month from 9 to 11 a.m. For an appointment, call 952-452-2808.

Place of Hope Ministries (Oct-May)
511 N 9th Avenue
St. Cloud, MN 56303
P:320-203-7881 Fax: 320-203-7882

Plainview-Elgin Food Shelf
346 W Broadway
Plainview, MN - 55964
507-534-3802
This is a food shelf located in Plainview, Minnesota. The location county is Wabasha County. Contact PLAINVIEW ELGIN AREA FOOD SHELF at the phone number and address provided for full details.

Public Health Services is located in the Government Services Building
320 NW 3rd Street
Faribault, MN 55021
Faribault Phone: 507-332-6111
Northfield Phone: 507-645-9576
Lonsdale Phone: 507-645-9576
TDD: 507-332-6248
WIC stands for Women, Infants and Children and is a supplemental food and nutrition program for income eligible persons with nutritional need. WIC serves pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants up to one year of age and children up to five years of age.

Social Services is located in the Government Services Building
320 NW 3rd Street
Faribault, MN 55021
Faribault Phone: 507-332-6115
Northfield Phone: 507-645-4723
Lonsdale Phone: 507-645-9576
Mark Shaw
Social Services Director
Phone: (507) 332-6115
Fax: (507) 332-6247
RCSocialServices@co.rice.mn.us
The Social Service Department provides community supported social services, food, housing and financial assistance for eligible people to promote their dignity and independence.

Fillmore County Social Services
P.O. Box 466
101 Fillmore Street
Preston, MN  55965
Ph: 507.765.2175
A resource of various aid programs available to Fillmore county residents.

Freeborn County Dept. of Human Services
203 W. Clark St.
Albert Lea, MN  56007
Phone:  (507) 377-5493 (2nd floor reception desk)
(507) 377-5440 (Mental Health Center)
(507) 377-5460 (Crime Victim's Crisis Center)
FAX:(507) 377-5505
Food program for those who need it. Other forms of aid available. Call for details.

Freeborn County WIC Program
Freeborn County
411 South Broadway
Albert Lea, Minnesota 56007
1-507-377-5299
(Spanish 507-377-5286)
WIC is a nutrition program that helps eligible pregnant women, new mothers, babies and young children eat well, learn about nutrition, and stay healthy. WIC provides nutrition education and counseling, nutritious foods, and referrals to health and other social services.

Goodhue Community Health Services
512 W. 6th St.
Red Wing, MN 55066
Phone 651-385-6100
To provide food, beverage and/or lodging to residents and visitors to our communities. This includes schools as well as other establishments.

Goodhue County
County Wide Resource-Call phone number for more information.
651-388-9302
A food shelf resource serving the Goodhue County, MN area.

Helping Hand
971 Pioneer Ave.
Lafayette, MN 56054
PHONE NUMBER: 507-228-8049
Food Resource Information: Helping Hand is a food pantry.

Heron Lake-Okebena Food Shelf
400 9th St.
Heron Lake, MN  56137
Western Community Action food shelves utilize volunteers to provide nutrition assistance to individuals and families using the “client choice” model.  People are able to select the foods that they and their families need and will use, increasing the usefulness of what is given to them.

Houston County Dept. of Human Services
PO Box 310
Caledonia, MN 55921
507.725.5811
We endeavor to provide those necessary and beneficial human services that together with client effort and responsibility, family support, and efforts of the private sector, will offer residents the opportunity to maintain or recapture productive and meaningful lives. Our programs will be responsive to local people's needs with a priority given to those who can least cope for themselves, or find no alternative to governmental intervention.

Houston County Public Health Nursing Service
304 South Marshall Street
Caledonia, MN 55921
(507) 725-5810
Provides WIC and many other health-related resources.

Jackson FAST Food Shelf
601 4th St.
Jackson, MN  56143
507.847.4722 (P)
The Jackson Food Shelf is located in the First Presbyterian Church education building at 601 4th Street in Jackson.  Hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Extended hours on Thursday. Call (507) 847-4722 for details.

St. John's Food Shelf
241 Line St S
Wykoff, MN, 55990
Phone: (507) 352 - 2961

Kenyon Area Food Shelf
309 Forest Av.
Kenyon, MN 55946
PHONE NUMBER: 507-789-5558
Food Resource Information: Kenyon Area Food Shelf is a food pantry.

Keys to Life Apastolic Church
501 2nd St Se
Austin, MN 55912
(507) 437-8806
Keys to Life Apastolic Church offers a food shelf as well as other services.

Lac Qui Parle Community Food Shelf
422 Fifth Ave.
Madison, MN - 56256
(320) 598-7919
Open from 1:00 to 3:00 PM on Tuesday. Alternate phones (320) 598-3469 or (320) 598-3395.

La Crescent Area Food Shelf
21 North Hill
LaCrescent, MN - 55947
507-895-4440
This is a food shelf with the hours: Mon - Fri: 9-12pm, 1-3pm. Call for more details.

Lakefield Food Shelf
416 Broadway
Lakefield, MN 
507.662.5718 (P)

Le Sueur Area Food Shelf
 427 S 5th St
Le Sueur, MN, 56058
Phone: (507) 665 – 6393
The Le Sueur Food Shelf provides a 4-5 day supply of food for anyone in need in the Le Sueur - Henderson School District. Clients may receive food one time per month.

Leroy Area Food Shelf
120 W Luella Street
Leroy, MN - 55951
(507) 324-5722
This resource is a food pantry.

Martin County Human Services Center
115 W. 1st Street
Fairmont, MN 56031-4593
(507) 238-4757 ‎
Food Support is an electronic benefit that is used like money to buy food (formerly known as Food Stamps). The Food Support benefit is for single people or families with or without children. Your income determines how much you get.

Mary & Martha's Pantry (WESCAP)
524 1th Ave. N
Westbrook, MN  56183
800.658.2448 (P)
Mary & Martha's Pantry is the local area food shelf. We are a program of Western Community Action, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit agency.

Minnesota Food HelpLine – makes it very simple. With one call, we assess your situation and provide solutions to your family's food needs.

1-888-711-1151

Montgomery Area Food Shelf
105 3rd St NW
Montgomery, MN, 56069
Phone: (507) 364 – 7433
Food shelf with mainly non-perishable food and some frozen meats. May have diapers and mittens available (no clothes).

Mountain Lake Community Food Shelf
Human Services
1310 Mountain Lake Rd, Mountain Lake, MN 56159
507.360.3293
Food shelf serving Cottonwood County.

New Ulm Area Food Emergency Distributors
3 N. German St.
New Ulm, MN - 56073
507-354-7668
New Ulm Area Food Emergency Distributors is a food pantry.

Nicollet County Social Services
Nicollet County Government Center
501 S Minnesota Avenue
St. Peter, MN 56082
507-931-6800
Food resource for low income residents.

Nicollet County WIC Program
Nicollet County Government Center
501 S Minnesota Avenue
St. Peter, MN 56082
507-931-6800
WIC is a nutritional program that helps families eat well and stay healthy. The program provides support and help with breastfeeding, one-on-one counseling about nutrition, vouchers to buy healthy foods, and nutrition education.

Olmstead County Community Services
2117 Campus Dr SE
Suite 200
Rochester, MN 55904
Phone: 507 328-6400
Fax: 507 328-7950
Food support for low income citizens.

Olmstead County Health Department
2100 Campus Drive SE
Suite 100
Rochester, MN 55904
Phone: 507 328-7500
Fax: 507 328-7501
Olmsted County Public Health Services provides a broad range of services, including WIC, to individuals, families and communities to promote and protect the health of those who live and work in Olmsted County.

Pine Island Sharing Shelves
218 South Main #5
Pine Island, MN  55963
507.356.2999
The purpose of the Pine Island Sharing Shelves is to provide a food bank for people who reside in the public school district of Pine Island. Sharing Shelves offers people in need the opportunity to shop and choose food on a weekly basis. Sharing Shelves also serves families in emergency situations.

Red Wing Area Food Shelf
315 West 4th Street
Red Wing, MN 55066
Phone: 651.385.3600A food shelf resource serving the Red Wing, MN area.

The Rock-YFC
116 W. Clark St.
Albert Lea, MN  56007
Phone: 507-373-1015
Christian based resources based primarily for kids.

Saint Vincent DePaul
617 3rd Avenue Northwest  Faribault, MN 55021
(507) 334-2100
Food shelf Services Organization. Hours M-W-F 9AM-3:30PM.

Safe Food Shelf (A food shelf only)
216 N. Spring
Springfield, MN 56087
PHONE NUMBER: None Listed

Salvation Army Colony Court
Jenny Kleist, (507) 734-4578 Ext 23
Colony Court
1621 Colony Court
North Mankato, MN 56003
Food and Nutrition Services & Summer Food Service Program.

Salvation Army-Albert Lea
302 Court Street, Albert Lea, MN
(507) 373-5710Multi-faceted resurce for individuals and families in need.

The Salvation Army Austin Worship and Service Center
409 First Avenue NE
Austin, MN 55912
507-437-4566
The Salvation Army's social services encompass a wide range of programs to help individuals and families overcome daunting obstacles. We strive to empower people and to enable those in need to change their circumstances and overcome the challenges that stand in their way. Our services include: youth groups, food shelf,emergency services, women's ministries, material assistance and seasonal programs.

Salvation Army Mankato
700 S Riverfront Dr
Mankato, MN 56001
(507) 345-7840
The Mankato Salvation Army offers a wide range of programs (including meals for the needy) and services to help families and individuals.

Salvation Army
101 Eastport
Mankato, MN  56001
651.746.3540 (P)
Community food shelf. Call for details.

Salvation Army Food Shelf
Martin County
114 E Blue Earth Ave
Fairmont, MN, 56031
Phone: (507) 238 – 9797
Email: kathy_engman@usc.salvationarmy.org
Salvation Army Martin County Food Shelf is a food pantry.

Salvation Army
110 Fulton St.
Mankato, MN  56001
651.746.3540 (P)
Community food shelf. Call for details.

Salvation Army Rochester
Administration Building
120 First St NE
Rochester, MN 55906
(507) 288-3663
Administrative offices, Food Shelf, and Seasonal Tax Office.

Semcac-Caledonia
138 E. Main St.
Caledonia, MN 55921
PHONE NUMBER: 507-725-3677
Food Resource Information: SEMCAC Caledonia is a food pantry.

SEMCAC-Dodge County
104 1st St NW
Dodge Center, MN 55927
507-374-2122
Our mission is to assist people to achieve or maintain independence and self-reliance through
their own and community resources.

Semcac
204 North Elm Street
 Rushford, MN 55971
(507) 864-7741
Semcac's four food shelves provide individuals and families with a variety of nutritious food and the opportunity to stretch limited households budgets. The food shelves are sustained by donations of dollars, food and personal care items. Donations are needed year-round!

Semcac
608 Winona Street Northwest
Preston, MN 55965
(507) 765-2761
Semcac's four food shelves provide individuals and families with a variety of nutritious food and the opportunity to stretch limited households budgets. The food shelves are sustained by donations of dollars, food and personal care items. Donations are needed year-round!

Sharing Center of Cottonwood County
1041-1/2 3rd St.
Windom, MN  56101
507.831.4657
Cottonwood County Sharing Center provides food for those in need, and encouragement in seeking employment.

Sibley County Foodshare
11 5th Street  Gaylord, MN 55334
(507) 237-5253
We are pleased to be able to assist the citizens of our county by providing a source of food and other necessities in times of need. 

Sibley County Public Health & Human Services
111 8th Street
PO Box 237
Gaylord, MN 55334
Phone: 507-237-4000
Fax: 507-237-4031
Our mission is to lead and support efforts to protect and promote health, safety, and basic needs for the residents of Sibley County.

Southland Faith Food Shelf
308 Lewison St.
Adams, MN - 55909
507-582-3194
Southland Faith Food Shelf is a food pantry.

Spring Valley Foodshelf
2500 West Tracy Rd.
Spring Valley, Mn 55975
507.346.7367
A food shelf serving Fillmore County.

Steele County Public Health & Human Services
Steele County Administration Center (2nd floor)
630 Florence Ave
Owatonna MN 55060
Hours: 8:00 - 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
Email Address: HumanServicesDir@co.steele.mn.us
Phone: 507-444-7500 FAX: 507-451-5947
From: Blooming Prairie 507-583-2283 Ellendale 507-684-2211
The Steele County Human Services Department offers a wide variety of services for people in need of adult or child protection.  Financial assistance services such as food and cash benefits and medical assistance are also offered to eligible families and individuals. There is also support for both custodial and non-custodial parents in the establishment and enforcement of child support, child care and medical support. These services are provided to all eligible people in a way that promotes their dignity, independence and well-being. 

Steele County Food Shelf
155 OAKDALE STREET
OWATONNA, MN 55060
(507) 455-2991
Services offered through Steele County Food Shelf:
Food Distribution, Nutrition Education, Information and Referral and Advocacy

Food Delivery - Delivery of food is available for those with physical disabilities who cannot come to the Food Shelf.

Wabasha County Dept. of Social Services
Terry Smith
411 Hiawatha Dr E
Wabasha MN 55981
Phone: (651)-565-3351
Fax: (651)-565-3084
E-mail: tsmith@co.wabasha.mn.us
The Wabasha County Department of Social Services, in partnership with the federal government, state Department of Human Services, County and other public, private, and community agencies throughout Minnesota, is an agency directed by law to assist those citizens whose personal or family resources are not adequate to meet their basic human needs. The Department is committed to helping them attain the maximum degree of self-sufficiency within their individual capabilities. To these ends, the Department will promote the dignity, safety, and rights of the individual, and will assure public accountability and trust through responsible use of available resources.

Wabasha County Dept. of Public Health Services
Judy Barton
411 Hiawatha Dr E
Wabasha, MN 55981
Phone: (651)-565-5200
Fax: (651)-565-2637
E-mail: jbarton@co.wabasha.mn.us
Wabasha County Public Health is the official health agency for the county. It's mission is to protect, promote,and preserve the health of the public. The many programs offered can be found on the above website.

Waseca County Dept. of Human Services
299 Johnson Ave SW
Waseca, MN 56093
Human Services Director:  Marilee Reck
(507) 835-0560, fax: (507) 835-0566
marilee.reck@co.waseca.mn.us
Waseca County Human Services is the county's public welfare and social services agency. The department has 23 employees with the primary functions of the units being income maintenance, social services, and child support.

W-E Food Shelf
Contact: Marge Prybyl or Pat Nusbaum
132 E.. Main Street
Elysian, MN 56028
Phone: 507-267-4486 or 507-267-4327
E-Mail: pnusbaum@myclearwave.net
We supply food once a month for area families. Contact us about the R.E.A.C.H. program - a summer "meals on wheels" for area children in their homes. W-E Share Food Shelf can be reached by mail c/o 45 Egret Lane, Elysian, MN 56028.

Wells Area Food Shelf
291 1st St SW
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Wells, MN, 56097
Phone: (507) 553 – 5343
Emergency supplemental food available to area residents.

Willmar Area Food Shelf
624 Pacific Avenue SW
Willmar, MN 56201
(320) 235-2641
(320) 235-8261 FAX
Utilizing and bringing together community resources, the Willmar and New London Area Food Shelves provide food assistance to individuals and families.

Zumbrota Area Emergency Food Shelf (Hunger Solutions Minnesota)
242 Main St.
Zumbrota, MN 55992
phone:  507-732-7330
Hunger Solutions Minnesota is a comprehensive hunger relief organization that works to end hunger in Minnesota. We take action to assure food security for all Minnesotans by supporting agencies that provide food to those in need, advancing sound public policy, and guiding grassroots advocacy.

Clothing
Twin Cities Metro Area
Minneapolis

Bethesda Baptist Church
1118 South 8th St
Minneapolis, MN, 55404
Phone: (612) 332 - 5904
Clothing infant to adult. Winter coats.
Mondays 10am-2pm

Central Lutheran Church

333 South 12th Street, Minneapolis, MN, 55404
(612) 767-9214
Central provides free clothing on a first-come, first-served basis in The Clothes Closet, our free store.  Towels, sheets and other items are
also available. 
Hours:
Monday:  11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday:  10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Thursday:  1:00 to 2:30 p.m

Sabathani Community Center
Clothing Closet
310 E 38th Street
Minneapolis, MN, 55409
Phone: (612) 821 - 2347
Building hours are 7:00am - 9:00pm,
Monday - Saturday; 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday. Individual program hours vary.
Clothing for working adults when available Furniture and special household items available by request (must sign up)

St. Paul 

Joseph's Coat
1107 W 7th Street
St. Paul, MN 55102
651-291-2472
*Monday/Wednesday 9am - 4:30pm
(Closed: Jul 4 – Jul 10; Sep 6 – Sep 11; Nov 22 – Nov 27; Dec 20 – Jan 1, 2011)
Joseph's Coat is a free store and community support organization located.  We provide essential goods and services to disadvantaged individuals and families with a variety of life challenges.
Seasonal Clothing & Shoes
Cookware & Dishes
Small Appliances
Bed & Bath Linens
Personal Care Items

Other Cities Within Twin Cities Metro Area
Outside Twin Cities Metro Area
Faribault County Human Services Center
412 North Nicollet
Blue Earth, MN 56013
507-526-7222
We endeavor to provide those necessary and beneficial human services that together with client effort and responsibility, family support, and efforts of the private sector, will offer residents the opportunity to maintain or recapture productive and meaningful lives. Our programs will be responsive to local people's needs with a priority given to those who can least cope for themselves, or find no alternative to governmental intervention.
Fillmore County Social Services
P.O. Box 466
101 Fillmore Street
Preston, MN  55965
Ph: 507.765.2175
A resource of various aid programs available to Fillmore county residents.
Freeborn County Dept. of Human Services
203 W. Clark St.
Albert Lea, MN  56007
Phone:  (507) 377-5493 (2nd floor reception desk)
(507) 377-5440 (Mental Health Center)
(507) 377-5460 (Crime Victim's Crisis Center)
FAX:(507) 377-5505
Food program for those who need it. Other forms of aid available. Call for details.
Fillmore County Social Services
P.O. Box 466
101 Fillmore Street
Preston, MN  55965
Ph: 507.765.2175
A resource of various aid programs available to Fillmore county residents.
Keys to Life Apastolic Church
501 2nd St Se
Austin, MN 55912
(507) 437-8806
Keys to Life Apastolic Church offers a food shelf as well as other services.
Mower County Department of Human Services
1301 18th Avenue NW, Suite A
Austin MN  55912
Receptionist: (507) 437-9700
Child Support: (507) 437-9715
Fax: (507) 437-9721

The Mower County Department of Human Services administers and implements Federal, State, and County public policies and mandates involving the protection, support, and rehabilitation of families and individuals.  The Department is responsible for administration of all forms of public assistance, child support collection enforcement, employment and training initiatives, child and adult protection, and community social services for the developmentally disabled, elderly, mentally ill, an chemically dependent.
Olmstead County Health Department
2100 Campus Drive SE
Suite 100
Rochester, MN 55904
Phone: 507 328-7500
Fax: 507 328-7501
Olmsted County Public Health Services provides a broad range of services, including WIC, to individuals, families and communities to promote and protect the health of those who live and work in Olmsted County.

Place of Hope Ministries (Oct-May)
511 N 9th Avenue
St. Cloud, MN 56303
P:320-203-7881 Fax: 320-203-7882

The Rock-YFC
116 W. Clark St.
Albert Lea, MN  56007
Phone: 507-373-1015
Christian based resources based primarily for kids.

Salvation Army-Albert Lea
302 Court Street, Albert Lea, MN
(507) 373-5710Multi-faceted resurce for individuals and families in need.
The Salvation Army Austin Worship and Service Center
409 First Avenue NE
Austin, MN 55912
507-437-4566
The Salvation Army's social services encompass a wide range of programs to help individuals and families overcome daunting obstacles. We strive to empower people and to enable those in need to change their circumstances and overcome the challenges that stand in their way. Our services include: youth groups, food shelf,emergency services, women's ministries, material assistance and seasonal programs.<
Salvation Army Mankato
700 S Riverfront Dr
Mankato, MN 56001
(507) 345-7840
The Mankato Salvation Army offers a wide range of programs (including meals for the needy) and services to help families and individuals.
Sibley County Foodshare
11 5th Street  Gaylord, MN 55334
(507) 237-5253
We are pleased to be able to assist the citizens of our county by providing a source of food and other necessities in times of need. 
Sibley County Public Health & Human Services
111 8th Street
PO Box 237
Gaylord, MN 55334
Phone: 507-237-4000
Fax: 507-237-4031
Our mission is to lead and support efforts to protect and promote health, safety, and basic needs for the residents of Sibley County.
Steele County Public Health & Human Services
Steele County Administration Center (2nd floor)
630 Florence Ave
Owatonna MN 55060
Hours: 8:00 - 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
Email Address: HumanServicesDir@co.steele.mn.us
Phone: 507-444-7500 FAX: 507-451-5947
From: Blooming Prairie 507-583-2283 Ellendale 507-684-2211
The Steele County Human Services Department offers a wide variety of services for people in need of adult or child protection.  Financial assistance services such as food and cash benefits and medical assistance are also offered to eligible families and individuals. There is also support for both custodial and non-custodial parents in the establishment and enforcement of child support, child care and medical support. These services are provided to all eligible people in a way that promotes their dignity, independence and well-being. 
Wabasha County Dept. of Social Services
Terry Smith
411 Hiawatha Dr E
Wabasha MN 55981
Phone: (651)-565-3351
Fax: (651)-565-3084
E-mail: tsmith@co.wabasha.mn.us
The Wabasha County Department of Social Services, in partnership with the federal government, state Department of Human Services, County and other public, private, and community agencies throughout Minnesota, is an agency directed by law to assist those citizens whose personal or family resources are not adequate to meet their basic human needs. The Department is committed to helping them attain the maximum degree of self-sufficiency within their individual capabilities. To these ends, the Department will promote the dignity, safety, and rights of the individual, and will assure public accountability and trust through responsible use of available resources.
Wabasha County Dept. of Public Health Services
Judy Barton
411 Hiawatha Dr E
Wabasha, MN 55981
Phone: (651)-565-5200
Fax: (651)-565-2637
E-mail: jbarton@co.wabasha.mn.us
Wabasha County Public Health is the official health agency for the county. It's mission is to protect, promote,and preserve the health of the public. The many programs offered can be found on the above website.
Waseca County Dept. of Human Services
299 Johnson Ave SW
Waseca, MN 56093
Human Services Director:  Marilee Reck
(507) 835-0560, fax: (507) 835-0566
marilee.reck@co.waseca.mn.us
Waseca County Human Services is the county's public welfare and social services agency. The department has 23 employees with the primary functions of the units being income maintenance, social services, and child support.

If you are an organization that offers food or clothing assistance in Minnesota and would like to be added to our list of resources, please contact us at info@minnesotarecovery.org.

 

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