Families who buy a home with Twin Cities Habitat learn a lot about homeownership through classes and one-on-one financial coaching. But there are also many more resources in the community that offer help with employment, finances, health and safety, legal issues, home maintenance, seniors and veterans, and other issues.
Local Resources For Twin Cities Residents
THE WORKFORCE CENTERS
Across Minnesota, Workforce Centers provide free tools, resources, and services you need for your employment, training, and related workforce development needs. Call 1-888-438-5627 or visit mn.gov/deed/job-seekers/
Emerge helps adults and youth access jobs, financial coaching, supportive housing, and other key services, along pathways to brighter futures. Call 612-529-9267or visit http://www.emerge-mn.org/
ISeek is an online gateway to job, career, education and business information in Minnesota. Through Minnesota's Job Bank, job seekers can post a resume to be viewed by employers, search for job openings, contact employers by e-mail, apply online, and be notified about new job postings that meet their job search criteria. For more information, call 1-800-657-8372 or visit www.iseek.org/jobs
LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES
Lutheran Social Services provides free budget and debt counseling. They also provide debt management services. Lutheran social services are safe, accredited service with certified financial counselors. Call 888-577-2227 or visit www.lssmn.org
Family Means offers many programs to help families and individuals looking for counseling or therapy help, assistance in managing debt, financial planning, budgets, or money management, caregiver support, youth programs, and much more. Call 651-439-4840 or visit https://www.familymeans.org/
Legal Aid specializes in providing professional legal help to Minnesotans who traditionally lack access to the American justice system and cannot afford the services of a private attorney. Call (612) 334-5970 or visit http://mylegalaid.org/
HEALTH & SAFETY
Portico Healthnet is a nonprofit health and human services organization that helps uninsured Minnesotans access affordable health coverage and care. Get information about low cost and sliding fee clinics for medical, dental, and mental health care available statewide through the Health Access Line at 651-489-CARE (2273) or toll free at 1-866-489-4899 or visit porticohealthnet.org
This website features step-by-step instructions for thousands of home improvement projects, including 55,000 resources and over 10,000 short-form videos. The website also has a robust offering of video tips, an interactive program guide, episode finder, Message Boards, blogs and more. Just click on any one of the main home improvement topic pages to get your project started. Visit http://www.diynetwork.com
MINNESOTA COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP
Minnesota Community Action partnership provides weatherization to thousands of homes in the Twin Cities. Using the latest technologies, we perform energy audits, assist with furnace repair or replacement, and perform home weatherization. To find the weatherization program in your area call (651) 645-7425 or visit http://www.minncap.org/ to locate your county program
MAINTENANCE ESCROW WITHDRAWAL FORM (FOR HABITAT HOMEOWNERS ONLY)
Senior LinkAge Line is a free telephone information and assistance service, which makes it easy for older adults and their families to find community services. Information and Assistance Specialists direct callers to the organizations in their area that provide the services in which they are interested. Call 1-800-333-2433 for information about senior services or Click Here.
THE VETERANS LINKAGE LINE
The Veterans Linkage Line is a toll-free customer service line and website that is staffed by a team of support specialists trained through the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs. Minnesota Veterans and their family members will receive up-to-date information on all veterans’ benefits: State and Federal compensation, pension, education, medical, employment, and more. Call (888) 546-5838 or Email: email@example.com.
HOME MAINTENANCE ASSISTANCE FOR SENIORS
If you are seeking assistance with household and outside maintenance assistance for seniors in Minneapolis or suburban Hennepin County, we'd encourage you to connect with the Senior Community Services HOME Program.
United Way can help connect to over 40,000 resources. The information and referral line offers information about food, housing, employment, childcare, transportation, health services, senior services and more. It's free, confidential and available 24/7. Cell phone users can call 651-291-0211, toll free: 1-800-543-7709 or visit http://www.211unitedway.org/
Crisis Connection is a non-profit mental health counseling agency providing telephone counseling services, specializing in crisis counseling, intervention and referral. Call the MN Crisis Line if you need help at 612-379-6363 or toll free MN 1-866-379-6363 or visit www.1800runaway.org
BRIDGES TO BENEFIT
Bridge to Benefits is a multi-state project by Children’s Defense Fund-Minnesota to improve the well-being of families and individuals by linking them to public work support programs and tax credits. Visit http://bridgetobenefits.org/
St.Paul Address 1954 University Avenue W St. Paul, MN55104
Business Hours Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity is an Equal Opportunity housing agency and Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. TCHFH Lending, Inc. is an Equal Housing Lender. Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, Inc. NLMS #400065 TCHFH Lending, Inc. NLMS #1482482
Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit recognized by the IRS. Tax ID Number: 36-3363171. NMLS ID 400065
Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStores
Store Locations & Donation drop-off sites:
New Brighton Address 510 County Road D West New Brighton, MN 55112