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Mental Health Resources


[fa icon="plus-square"] Income Benefits

Social Security Administration: Supplemental Security Income, Social Security Disability Insurance


Benefits Check Up: Find and enroll in federal, state, local and private programs that help pay for prescription drugs, utility bills, meals, health care and other needs.


Hennepin County: General Assistance (GA), MN Supplemental Assistance (MSA), Food Support (FS), Emergency Assistance – click on “Health, Housing & Social Services” and then on “Income Services”

[fa icon="plus-square"] Local General Resources

MN Dept. of Human Services: MN Health Care Programs, Economic Supports, & lots of other info


Hennepin County: Click on “Health, Housing & Social Services” (Health Care Programs, Economic Supports, & lots of other info)


Minnesota Help: An online directory of services to help people find human services, information and referral, financial assistance, and other forms of help.


United Way Twin Cities:  A free, 24-hour information and referral services to community organizations.

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MN Dept. of Human Services: Medical Assistance (MA), MN Care, General Assistance Medical Care (GAMC) – click on “Health Care”


Hennepin County: Hennepin County (General Assistance Medical Care (GAMC), Medical Assistance (MA), Assured Access – click on “Health, Housing & Social Services,” then on “Health,” and then on “Medical Coverage”


Medicare and Medicare Part D:


MN Department of Health: Health Care Resources


Benefits Check Up: Find and enroll in federal, state, local and private programs that help pay for prescription drugs, utility bills, meals, health care and other needs.

[fa icon="plus-square"] Mental Health and Recovery - General Resources

NAMI MN: NAMI MN offers programs of education, support and advocacy, and supports research efforts.

U.S. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (USPRA): Info about Psychiatric Rehabilitation.

Mental Health Consumer/Survivor Network of Minnesota:

Mental Health Association: MN chapter of the Mental Health Association (support groups and resources).

Mental Health Recovery Research: A web resource site dedicated to mental health recovery research (WRAP, mental health recovery, and empowerment).

Medline Plus: Info about medications and side effects.

National Institute of Mental Health:

 Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance: support groups

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education: education to prevent suicide.

 Tardive Dyskinesia: taking medications can lead to TD, be aware and ask for help

[fa icon="plus-square"] Employment in Minnesota

Minnesota Work Incentives Connection: Helps people with disabilities understand how work effects government benefits.


Social Security Administration: work incentives, trial work period


Minnesota WorkForce Centers (WFCs): Provides the tools, resources and services needed for job search, career planning and training needs.

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Community Outreach for Psychiatric Emergencies (COPE): Search for COPE.  Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 612-596-1223


Hennepin County Medical Center’s Acute Psychiatric Services (APS): 24-hour, seven-day-a-week crisis counseling, assessment, and referral. 24-hour walk-in crisis intervention and treatment of behavioral emergencies. Suicide Hotline (612) 873-2222.

Crisis intervention phone service for assessment, information, and referral for psychiatric emergencies (612) 873-3161.


The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: A 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in suicidal crisis. If you need help, please dial 1-800-273-TALK (8255).


Crisis Connection: 24-hour crisis counseling by telephone. Call 612-379-6363 or Toll Free MN 1-866-379-6363.

[fa icon="plus-square"] Housing in Minnesota

Housing Link: Affordable Rental Housing Information


Mpls Public Housing Authority:


Metropolitan Council: Metro HRA, Metro Transit, Metro Mobility


City of St. Louis Park Housing Authority:


HUD: rental assistance programs


MN Housing Finance Agency: rental housing resource links


MN Coalition for the Homeless:


State of Minnesota: click on Landlords & Tenants for a publication about Rights & Responsibilities


Homeline: tenant advocacy


MN Housing Court: info about eviction actions


Corporation for Supportive Housing: helps communities create permanent housing with services to prevent and end homelessness

[fa icon="plus-square"] Legal Services

Volunteer Lawyers Network: Matches low-income clients with volunteer attorneys for free civil legal services


Mid-MN Legal Assistance: Provides free civil legal services to low income and senior residents of Hennepin County.


Law Help MN: information


MN Disability Law Center: provides free civil legal assistance to individuals with disabilities on legal issues that are related to their disabilities.

[fa icon="plus-square"] Food Shelves

Hunger Solutions: find hunger and food resources


St. Louis Park Emergency Program: food shelf


The Western Metro:  Intercongregation Communities Association: food shelf for Hopkins, Minnetonka, Excelsior, Deephaven, Shorewood, Greenwood and Woodland

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Metro Transit: bus, metro mobility
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