Community Resources

If you are looking for resources in a county outside of Stearns, Benton, Sherburne, or Wright, please view the attachment at the bottom of the page for resources for the county you live in.  These resources are taken from the Surviving Tough Times guide published by the United Way of Central MN, for other resources in Central MN, call 2-1-1.

  • Unemployment Help
  1. Minnesota Work Force Center:  320-308-5320
  2. Labor Ready:  320-255-9900
  • Emergency Shelter
  1. Anna Marie’s Shelter (Domestic Violence):  320-253-6900
  2. Place of Hope Ministries:  320-203-7881
  3. Salvation Army Emergency Shelter:  320-252-2229
  • Financial Assistance
  1. Benton County Human Services: 320-968-5087
  2. Catholic Charities Emergency Services: 320-229-4560 or Caritas Family Services at 320-650-1660
  3. Salvation Army: 320-252-4552
  4. Sherburne County Social Services: 763-241-2600
  5. Stearns County Social Services: 320-656-6000
  6. Tri-Cap: 320-251-1612
  7. Wright County Financial Programs:  763-682-7400
  8. The Village Family Service Center Financial Counseling: 320-258-4633
  • Food
  1. Albany Food Shelf: 320-845-2343
  2. Avon Food Shelf: 320-356-7224
  3. Brooten Belgrade Elrosa Food Shelf: 320-346-2804
  4. Catholic Charities: 320-229-4560
  5. Cold Spring Area Food Shelf: 320-685-8785
  6. CROSS Center Food Shelf: 320-968-7012
  7. Fare for All: 1-800-582-4291
  8. Good News Assembly of God Church:  320-255-0620
  9. Holdingford Area Food Shelf: 320-746-2637
  10. Kimball Food Shelf: 320-398-2211
  11. Melrose Area Food Shelf: 320-256-2555
  12. Paynesville Community Service Center: 320-243-4575
  13. Rice Food Shelf: 320-393-2915
  14. Salvation Army: 320-255-4552
  15. Sauk Centre Food Shelf: 320-351-2287
  16. St. Joseph Community Food Shelf:320-363-7505
  17. Wright County Social Services: 763-682-7400
  18. Big Lake Food Shelf: 763-263-2432
  19. CAER Elk River: 763-441-1020
  20. Monticello Food and Clothing Shelf: 763-295-4031
  21. Salvation Army Elk River: 763-274-2764
  • Free Community Meals
  1. Salvation Army: 400 Hwy. 10 S., St. Cloud  Mon-Fri  11:30 am-12:45 pm
  2. Place of Hope: 511 9th Ave. N, St. Cloud  Mon-Sat  5:00 pm-5:45 pm
  • Health Services
  1. Benton County Public Health:  320-968-5160
  2. Pregnancy Resource Center:  320-253-1962
  3. CentraCare-Northway Clinic:  320-240-3157
  4. Planned Parenthood:  320-252-9504
  5. Sherburne County Public Health:  763-241-2750 or 800-433-5237
  6. Stearns County Public Health:  320-656-6155
  7. Wright County Community Health:  763-682-7456
  8. St. Cloud Technical College Dental Clinic: 320-308-5919
  9. Smile Center in Big Lake: 1-866-748-6684
  • Legal Services
  1. Central Minnesota Legal Services:  320-253-0138 or 800-662-7773
  2. St. Cloud Area Legal Services: 253-0121
  • Mental Health
  1. Caritas Mental Health Clinic:  320-650-1660 or 800-830-8254 ext. 1660
  2. Central Minnesota Mental Health Center:  320-252-5010
  3. Four County Crisis Response Team:  320-253-6555 or 800-635-8008
  4. Lutheran Social Services Children & Family Services:  320-251-7700
  5. Health Partners(Behavioral Health Clinic):  320-253-6952 or 800-370-0570
  6. St. Cloud Hospital & CentraCare Health System:  320-229-4977 or 800-835-6652
  7. Affiliated Counseling: 320-864-6139
  8. Center for Psychological Services: 320-255-0343
  9. The Center for Family Counseling: 320-253-3540
  10. Five County Mental Health Center: 320-396-3333
  11. Midwest EAP Solutions: 320-253-1909
  12. New Directions Counseling and Training LTD: 320-654-0001
  13. Processus: 320-252-2976
  14. Psychotherapeutic Resources: 320-253-3715
  15. Element Mental Health Services: 320-492-4525
  16. Greater MN Family Services (Melrose and Sauk Centre area): 320-214-9692
  17. Granite City Counseling, LLC: 320-257-1800
  18. Marketplace Counseling Center: 320-253-4080
  • Parenting
  1. Child Care Choices:  320-251-5081
  2. St. Cloud Area Crisis Nursery:  320-654-1090
  3. Sherburne County Crisis Nursery: 763-241-2650
  4. Wright County Crisis Nursery: 763-682-7410
  5. New Beginnings: 320-255-1252
  6. Reach Up, Inc.:  320-253-8110
  7. Resource Training and Solutions:  320-255-3236
  8. St. Cloud Area Family YMCA: 320-253-2664
  9. Birthline: 320-252-4150
  10. Child Link: 320-252-8427
  11. Children’s Home Society and Family Services: 1-800-952-9302
  12. Circle of Parents: 320-203-2056
  • Senior Information & Referral
  1. Central MN Council on Aging:  320-253-9349
  2. Senior Linkage Line:  800-333-2433
  • Disabilities Information
  1. Independent Lifestyles: 1-888-529-0743
  2. Disability Linkage Line: 1-866-333-2466
  • Housing
  1. Catholic Charities: 229-4576
  2. Domus Transitional Housing: 259-9270
  3. Hope on 9th:202-3100
  4. Housing and Redevelopment Authority: 252-0880
  5. Stearns County HRA: 320-685-7771
  6. Supported Housing for Youth: 240-8204
  7. Tri-Cap: 251-1612
  • Transportation
  1. Faith in Action: 258-8673
  2. Rural Faith in Action: 320-685-3693
  3. Tri-Cap Transit Connection: 257-4456
  4. Dial-A-Ride Metro Bus: 252-1010
  5. Foley Area CARE: 320-968-7848
  • Used Clothing
  1. Catholic Charities: 229-4560
  2. CROSS Center, Foley: 320-968-7012
  3. Expressions of Hope Thrift Store: 203-7881
  4. Goodwill Easter Seals: 654-9012
  5. Treasure Chest: 230-8823
  6. Saver’s: 203-0558
  • Used Furniture
  1. The Used Furniture Store: 230-8823
  2. Baker’s More 4 Less: 257-4766

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