ECSE Community Resources
Head Start and Early Head Start are comprehensive child development, health and social service programs for low-income families.
Intake for students not currently enrolled in St. Paul Public Schools, School Choice, Homeschooling, Transcript and Diploma, and Early Childhood Screening information can be found here. Call 651-632-3700 to make an appointment or visit their website
Saint Paul Parks and Recreation provides a facilities, amenities, and activities for participants of all ages and abilities. Among these include: recreation centers, Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, CHS Field, several golf courses and aquatic venues, and hundreds of parks and athletic fields, courts, and rinks as well as hundreds of miles of trails and parkways.
Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) is based on the idea that the family provides a child's first and most important learning environment, and parents are a child's first and most significant teachers. ECFE works to strengthen families and enhance the ability of all parents to provide the best possible environment for the healthy growth and development of their children.
Community Education seeks to improve quality of life by providing lifelong learning opportunities for all members of the community.
Special Education Acronyms
A non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families.
Free relationship-based professional development (RBPD) including support, training, modeling, and resources to child care programs throughout Minnesota.
The Autism Society of Minnesota is committed to education, advocacy and support designed to enhance the lives of those affected by autism.
CYSHN works to achieve public health policies that will benefit children and youth with special health needs and their families throughout Minnesota.
Pacer is a parent training and information center for families of children and youth with all disabilities from birth to young adults
The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Child Care and Child Support
Helps families find the quality child care their children need to grow and we support the professional growth of child care professionals.
Works with many partners, including employers and child care providers, to help Minnesota's children get the services they need for their healthy development.
Housing, Employment, and Financial
Families with low incomes who meet eligibility rules may qualify for programs including Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare, and MN Family Planning Program.
Homeless adults, families and youth can get up-to-date information about places to sleep tonight by calling the Open Access Hotline at 1-888-234-1329.
Improved housing conditions and awareness of housing options in neighborhoods for families participating in the Section 8 voucher and public housing program
Helps determine your eligibility for financial assistance programs, including child care, food support, health care, housing, and a variety of other programs.
Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties
Offer St. Paul and Ramsey residents with several assistance programs including assistance with housing, heating, vehicles and food.
Housing, Employment, Financial
The Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties and other agencies offer St. Paul and Ramsey residents with several assistance programs. Too many programs to name then all. Some programs include assistance with housing, heating, vehicles and food.
Bridging, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving the greater Twin Cities, is the largest furniture bank in the United States. Through the effective reuse of donated items, Bridging improves lives by providing quality furniture and household goods to those transitioning out of homelessness and poverty.
Bridge to Benefits is a multi-state project by Children’s Defense Fund-Minnesota to improve the well-being of families and individuals by linking them to public work support programs and tax credits. By answering a few simple questions, you will be able to see if you or someone else may be eligible for public work support programs. We will NOT ask you for information that identifies you.