As the news changes day to day related to COVID-19, our staff will continue to track resources for youth and families and post them here.
Updated COVID-19 Information & Preventative Measures:
Minneapolis Public Schools – free meal boxes for children 18 and under
Saint Paul Public Schools – free meal boxes for children 18 and under, plus those with a disability currently enrolled in a school program
Hunger Solutions Minnesota – interactive map of sites serving free meals to children and families
Loaves and Fishes – free meals for anyone (takeaway meals only)
Feeding America – search tool to find the nearest food shelves
Minnesota Food HelpLine – the Minnesota Food HelpLine offers solutions to anyone struggling to access food resources. Call 1-888-711-1151 Monday – Friday between the hours of 9 am – 5 pm to chat with someone on the helpline.
Minnesota Employment and Economic Development – unemployment benefit information
At-Home Learning Resources:
Sprockets – supporting social & emotional skills while social distancing
Resources for talking to young people about COVID-19:
Other Resources for Families:
Comcast – two months of free internet (must apply by June 30th, 2021 & meet certain qualifications)
Urban Ventures – a comprehensive list of resources ranging from food & essential item pick-ups, financial assistance, and health assistance
Saint Paul Public Schools COVID-19 Resources