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Resources for Families in Need


Ridgeview Social Worker:  Wendy Marczak, 952-806-7145

Human Services for Bloomington residents:  952-563-4957

  • Call or help providing food, housing and medical care

Medical Assistance - Hennepin County:  612-596-1300,

  • Call to discuss eligibility for MN Health Care Programs and get an application

Minnesota Care:  651-297-3862,

  • Low-cost medical insurance for individuals who meet income guidelines and have not had insurance for 4 months

Crisis Connection:  612-379-6363,

  • Call for crisis and general counseling, operates 24 hours/day

Family and Children’s Services:  612-728-2089 English, 612-728-2089 Espanol,

  • Call about counseling for children, adolescents and adults

Children’s Defense Fund MN Low-Cost Health Care Directory:  651-227-6121,

  • Searchable directories of health and dental care options for uninsured or poorly insured families with children

United Way 211:  651-291-0211

  • Free, confidential information and referral service that links people to social services, healthcare, and more
  • Interpreter services available upon request

Hennepin County Emergency Assistance:  612-596-1900

  • Short term assistance for families with minor children in financial crisis