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Jewish Community Resources

Jewish Family Service of St. PaulCounseling & Mental Health Services

Jewish Family and Children Service of Minneapolis | Emergency Financial Assistance Application

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Greater Twin Cities United Way

Greater Twin Cities United Way’s 2-1-1 Resource Hotline is the first call for help. If you or someone you know needs assistance accessing food or stable housing, paying housing bills or in-need of other essential services, dial 2-1-1 or text the letters MNCOVID to 898-211. A Certified Community Resource Specialist will help you find available resources in your area. Additionally, visit our 2-1-1 resource website for the latest information on COVID-19. Thank you to GTCUW’s 100,000 annual donors who make this service available at times like this, and all the time.

State of Minnesota Resources

MN Dept. of Health Guidance, Updates, & Resources

Governor’s Office Response & Preparation

Dept. of Human Services (DHS)

Covid-19 Testing Locations

Covid-19 Housing Assistance Program

Apply Online for Unemployment Benefits

Start by clicking on the word “Applicants” in the upper left corner of the Unemployment Insurance website – and select from the menu options: What do I need to know? How do I apply? How do I get paid? What affects my benefits? These are designed to answer the questions most people have. Additional, current need-t0-know information is available here

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

For people who are self-employed, independent contractors, and other eligible recipients who are not eligible for regular unemployment benefits. PUA is a new program that was authorized by Congress in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) and signed into law on March 27, 2020.

Apply Online for Health Insurance thru MNsure

Legal Services for MN Residents

Online Services for Drivers & Vehicles

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Hennepin County Resources

County COVID-19 Hub

COVID-19 community testing

Emergency Programs

Food Assistance

Cash Assistance

Health Care Assistance

Emergency Rent Assistance | Housing Assistance for Families thru schools

Energy Assistance

Child Care Assistance

Domestic Abuse Resources

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Ramsey County Resources

County COVID-19 Hub

Emergency Assistance

Food Assistance

Cash Assistance

Health Care Assistance

Rental Assistance

Energy Assistance

Child Care Assistance

Domestic Abuse Resources

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Dakota County Resources

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Washington County Resources

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Rent Relief Resources

State of Minnesota

Covid-19 Housing Assistance Program

Bridges Rental Assistance for low-income people with mental illness

Cradle of Hope emergency assistance for new mothers (pregnant – child under 4 months old)

Salvation Army for households with children, first come first serve

Hennepin County

Emergency Rent Assistance

Align MPLS

City of Minneapolis

Minneapolis Housing Assistance for Families thru schools

Minneapolis Renters’ Coalition Renter Support Fund

Ramsey County

Rental Assistance

Financial Relief Resources

JFCS, JFS Have Emergency Funding Options

Jews of Color Initiative COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund for Individuals

Disaster Loan Assistance thru SBA for Businesses, Private Nonprofits, Homeowners, and Renters

Community Sharing Fund of the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation

Twin Cities DSA Solidarity Fund

Women for Political Change Mutual Aid Fund for women, trans & non-binary people under 30 who reside in Minnesota

Personal Emergency Relief fund for artists

Artist Relief

Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund

Twin Cities Music Community Trust

Twin Cities Hospitality and Events Workers’ Relief Fund

Bartender Emergency Assistance Program

Another Round Another Rally Hospitality Relief Application

Southern Smoke Foundation Emergency Relief Fund for Food & Beverage Industry Workers

One Fair Wage Service Worker Emergency Fund

CORE grants for food & beverage service employees with children, who have been medically diagnosed with COVID-19 or have someone living within their home who have been diagnosed

Domestic Workers Care Fund

Beauty Industry Relief Grants

Hairdressers at Heart Crisis Relief

Modest Needs Self-Sufficiency Grants

COVID-19 Disaster Relief for veterans and their families

OutFront MN’s LGBTQ+ COVID-19 Relief Fund

PFund Foundation’s Rapid Response to COVID-19 for LGBTQIA

Point of Pride COVID-19 Emergency Fund for the Trans Community

Black LGBTQIA + Migrant Project Cash Assistance

Mortgage Forbearance or Reduced Payments for Freddie Mac & Fannie Mae borrowers

Economic Injury Disaster Loans for agricultural business owners

Business for All Grants to help small businesses in crisis

IRS Economic Impact Payments

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Food Resources

Minneapolis Public Schools and St. Paul Public Schools meal access

Programs and restaurants offering food to families in Minnesota

Food Shelves

Provision Community Restaurant

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At Home Resources

For housing/rent assistance see sections above

City of Minneapolis Renter Protections (in effect June 1/December 1 2020)

Desktop Computer Financial Assistance

Home internet access for low-income households & Free WiFi in Minneapolis

Library Access (Hennepin County | Ramsey County)

Homework Help (Hennepin County | Ramsey County)

The Peoples Laundry

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Community Mutual Aid

Twin Cities Mutual Aid Project

MN Immigrant Families Fund

Twin Cities Mutual Aid: Neighbors Supporting Each Other

Twin Cities Queer and Trans Mutual Aid

Women for Political Change Mutual Aid Project

Twin Cities Service Workers Mutual Aid

Women for Political Change Mutual Aid Fund

Central Neighborhood Community Care

Frogtown Rondo Mutual Aid

Lind-Bohanon Mutual Aid Network

North Minneapolis Mutual Aid

Northeast Minneapolis Mutual Aid

Sheridan Support Network

South Minneapolis Mutual Aid

Wedge Neighborhood Mutual Aid

Whittier Community Care Group

St. Paul Neighborhoods Mutual Aid

St. Paul’s East Side Learning Center Mutual Aid

West St. Paul/West Side Mutual Aid

Childcare or household management request by health care workers

Tip service workers!

Leveler.info peer to peer wealth distribution

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Employment Resources

This section has been moved to Business + Freelance!

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Other Resources

City of Minneapolis Coronavirus Hub

City of St. Paul Coronavirus Hub

Capsule Medication Delivery

Coronavirus disease advice for the public from WHO

Free Tax Preparation Sites

Open Source map of Twin Cities Metro stores open/closed status

Volunteer Lawyers Network

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