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Check out a few resources available to help community members right now.  


Cash, Food, Housing & Childcare Assistance

Minnesota has a streamlined application for benefits such as cash, food, emergency housing, and child care assistance. Apply here.



HomeLine: Free legal advice for Minnesota tenants, through the tenant hotline: 612-728-5767. Limited tenant organizing services.

PPNA Renter Support Fund: Provides direct cash assistance to cost-burdened Minneapolis renters.  The Renter Support Fund is currently closed and fundraising to reopen in June 2023.  Learn more here.

Align Minneapolis: Provides an emergency rental assistance program for Minneapolis renters who are not eligible for county rental assistance.  Learn more here.

Minnesota Energy Assistance Program: Get help with your heating, electric, or water bills if you spend more than 25% of your income on utility bills.  Applications are open until May 31st, 2023.  Learn more here.

HomeHelpMN: Homeowners get help with past-due mortgage payments and other expenses.  Learn more and apply here.

City of Minneapolis: The City of Minneapolis offers a down payment assistance program with up to $10,000 for homebuyers purchasing in the City of Minneapolis. The loan has 0% interest and no payments for 30 years.  Learn more and apply here.



Metro Transit Assistance Program: provides a yearlong reduced fare pass on a Go-To Card. Customers can use a bus or train for just $1 per ride – even during rush hour – with a two-and-a-half-hour transfer.  Learn more and apply here.



Fare For All: Fare For All is a pop-up grocery store. They sell packs of fresh produce and frozen meat at up to 40% off of retail prices.  Learn more and find their schedule here.

Sister's Camelot: Distribute pre-packed bags of groceries as well as bulk produce at Bethany Community Church, Walker Church, Park Avenue Church, and Indigenous Roots in St. Paul on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Learn more here.

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