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Find community resources for needs like housing, food, transportation, child care, health care and more in your language with United Way 2-1-1.
Call 211, or call 800-543-7709, or 651-291-0211 OR text your zip code to 898-211*
This service is available 24 hours per day and you can get help in many languages.
Many things have changed due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), so it is best to check with each agency to see how COVID-19 has affected how they are delivering their services. Remember to wear a mask, wash your hands with soap often, and stay 6 feet away from people who are not in your household.
If you have questions or concerns, feel free to email Amy at firstname.lastname@example.org. You call also leave a message at 651-744-7592 and she will get back to you.
CLICK ON Ramsey County Basic Need Resources link below and scroll down to the CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) link further down the page for resources and affected services related to the virus.
Literacy Minnesota has good information and can be translated to multiple languages, as well. Click below.
For information on COVID-19 (Coronavirus), please visit the websites for the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and the MN Department of Health. This is where you are going to find factual and up to date information. There is a lot of scary misinformation out there, so be informed. These websites will give you the information you need to keep yourself and your family healthy. Let's spread kindness and facts, not virus and misinformation.
You can sign up for updates on COVID-19 on these sites to get up to date information:
MN Governor's Office sends out updates from daily press conferences on COVID-19.
MN Department of Health COVID-19 Hotline 651-201-3920 ( Monday-Friday 7 am to 7pm)
For SPPS families, you can get the My SPPS App to keep up to date on happenings at your children's schools, including where to get meals for your children during the closure.
City of St. Paul
City of St. Paul Phone Line in multiple languages:
Magaalada St.Paul waxaa loo sameyay meel cusub oo layska soo waco sida looga jowaabo su’aalaha ku saabsan COVID-19. Soo wac 651-266-6000.
La ciudad de Saint Paul tiene una nueva línea telefónica para responder a preguntas sobre la respuesta de la ciudad al coronavirus COVID-19. Llama a 651-266-6000.
Lub nroog Saint Paul muaj ib tug xovtooj tshiab los teb nej cov lus noog txog tus kabmob Covid-19. Hu rau 651-266-6000.
Magaalaan Seent Pool Vaayirasii Koronaa COVID-19 ilaalchisee gaaffiiqabdaniif deebii kennuudhaaf toora bilbilaa haaraa baaseera. 651-266-6000.
Ramsey County Department of Health
Hennepin County COVID-19 Resources
WHERE TO FIND HELP FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY:
INFORMATION ON ALL RESOURCES in the St. Paul/Minneapolis area and beyond
First Call For Help, United Way of Greater Twin Cities Area
This is a great resource to find out about organizations near you that can help you whether you are in a crisis, or if you are just looking for information. You can visit their website, call, or text to find useful resources in the St. Paul/Minneapolis area and beyond. They are available 24 hours a day/7 days a week, and information is available in multiple languages.
To call: Dial 1-800-543-7709 or locally 651-291-0211
To text: Text your zip code to 898-2911*
MEET WITH A SOCIAL WORKER AT THE LIBRARY Even though the libraries are closed due to COVID-19, the social worker is still available by phone or email.
Ruby Rivera, Social Worker 651-300-9305 Ruby.Rivera@Wilder.org
Anyone can get help with finding resources, problem-solving, can ask questions, and get support from Ruby Rivera, a social worker at the Rondo, Rice Street, Sun Ray, and Arlington Hills libraries. She is at the Rondo Library on Mondays from 1:00-4:00 pm. More information can be found at the link below. You do not need an appointment, everyone is welcome, and your conversations are confidential.
TALK WITH SOMEONE IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES (Ramsey County)
Ramsey County Mental Health Hotline: 651-266-7900
Interested in buying a home? Here are some resources that can help.
Lutheran social services with East Side Financial - https://www.lssmn.org/financialcounseling/financial-wellness-services/homebuying
St Paul Homeowner Incentive Programs
Wells Fargo Lift Program - loans for a downpayment on a home - https://www.wellsfargo.com/mortgage/lift/
Corona Virus (COVID-19) Related Information
Financial Assistance, Government Benefits
Food Shelves and Free Hot Meals
Emergency Housing Shelters and Services for People Who Are Homeless
Health Insurance and Sliding Fee/Free Clinics
Census 2020---In the era of COVID-19, the Census REALLY matters!
Domestic Abuse Information
Mental Health Resources
Out of School Programs for St. Paul Children & Youth