Please note: these resources are for informational purposes only and may not serve as an endorsement
Day One ServicesAbuse crisis lineNo matter where you are in Minnesota, you can contact the Minnesota Day One® Domestic Abuse, Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking Crisis Line and you will be connected with someone who can help.dayoneservices.orgsafety@dayoneservices.orgCALL 1.866.223.1111, TEXT 612.399.99951000 E 80th St. Bloomington
Ramsey County Children's Mental Health Collaborativechildren's mental mental health support or Text (800) 565-2575
Common Ground Meditationcommunity meditation center with zoom optionsCommon Ground is a community meditation center dedicated to the practice of mindfulness. Mindfulness meditation is the practice of waking up to the present moment and learning to be open and at ease with the unfolding conditions of life. With practice, mindfulness reveals deep wisdom, compassion, and intimacy with all things. East 26th StMinneapolis
Office of the Ombuds for CorrectionsComplaintsThe Office of the Ombuds for Corrections (OBFC) can accept complaints from incarcerated individuals in Minnesota, corrections staff and contractors, and concerned family members and community members.
Department of CommerceComplaints (health insurance)The Minnesota Commerce Department oversees more than 20 regulated industries, ensuring that Minnesota businesses are strong and Minnesota consumers are protected.
Ombudsman for Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities (OMHDD)Complaints; Questions about rightsThe OMHDD assists with the following:

-concerns or complaints about services,
-questions about rights,
-access to appropriate services,
-ideas for making services better,
-review guardian actions; and
-general questions or the need for information concerning services for persons with mental or developmental disabilities, chemical dependence or emotional disturbance. or 1-800-657-3506121 7th Place East, Suite 420 Metro Square BuildingSt. Paul
Crisis Text LineCrisisText "MN" to 741741. Available 24/7.
Ramsey County Mobile Mental Health Crisis TeamCrisisAvailable 24/7, the crisis team can talk to you about yourself or a loved one. They can meet you at your home or in the community to do an assessment, develop a safety plan, and connect you to stabilization resources.adults: 1-651-266-7900, children: 1-651-266-7878
National Suicide and Crisis LifelineCrisisAvailable 24/7.1-800-273-8255
St. Paul Police Department's 911 ChecklistCrisisA guide to use when calling the police: what to do and what to expect.
Crisis Text Line - SpanishCrisis (Spanish)Text "Ayuda "to 741741 or text 442-AYUDAME in WhatsApp to be connected with a Spanish-speaking crisis counselor.
Mental Health Crisis Planning for Familiescrisis planning for families15-minute video on crisis planning for families
East Metro Crisis AllianceCrisis System SupportOn the site you'll find:

· An overview of the crisis system in easy-to-understand terms

· The Connect to Care directory to identify the appropriate resources available during a crisis

· Helpful Videos that explain some of our crisis services

· A Glossary of Mental Health terms

· and links to other online resources
Into Adulthood: Your Guide to Disability AccessDisability (in English, Spanish, Somali & Hmong)The Minnesota Disability Law Center put together this guide to help young people with disabilities ages 14-24 and their families understand some of the programs and services that are available beyond high school and sometimes a family home.

It is also available in Accessible format, Spanish, Somali, and Hmong here.
Connect 700Disability, EmploymentThe State of Minnesota aspires to be a leader in employing individuals with disabilities. For some individuals with disabilities, traditional interviewing, assessment, selection, and testing methods may not accurately measure their skills and abilities to perform the required job responsibilities. Connect 700 provides another path to a state job for people with certain disabilities.
Getting Help with College & WorkDisabilty (in English, ASL, Spanish, Somali & Hmong)Meet James. He shares insights and practical information for college students.
Casa de Esperanza AdvocacyDomestic ViolenceServices for people experiencing domestic violence
Employment Services List of ResourcesEmployment Services
Help Me ConnectFamilies with Young ChildrenA navigator connecting pregnant individuals and families with young children (birth – 8 years old) with services in their local communities that empower families to be healthy and safe.
Family Care OrganizerFamily supportAn "All in One Place" Family Care Organizer can make it easier for you to organize paperwork, keep track of changes, and share information with mental health professionals, doctors, child care, school, and family members etc. Call or text and they will help you set it up. or Text (800) 565-2575
Family Connections ProgramFamily; Borderline Personality DisorderFamily Connections™ is a free, evidence-based, 12-session course that meets in person for 2 hours and requires 1-2 hours of homework/practice weekly. It provides education, skills training, and .support for people who are supporting a sufferer of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)/Emotion Dysregulation (ED) or BPD/ED traits.
Minnesota Department of Health Funeral Director GuideFuneral Directors; Suicide Loss SupportFuneral directors play a very important role in supporting those bereaved by suicide loss. There are many grief support resources available to support survivors of unexpected loss, and a compassionate funeral director can be one of those important resources. A funeral director can help survivors of these losses to understand there is no shame in suicide, they are worthy of support, and there is hope for acceptance and healing. This is a guide for funeral directors addressing deaths by suicide
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE)grief support for suicide loss survivorsFind support groups, order a grief packet, or start a named memorial for your loved one. If you’d like to help others who are grieving, share your story of hope and how you were able to cope with a suicide loss. Xerxes Avenue South, Suite 810, Bloomington, MN, 55431Bloomington, MN
United Way 211Health & Human ServicesUnited Way 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember, three-digit number that families and individuals in Minnesota can call to obtain free and confidential information on health and human services. 2-1-1 call centers are staffed 24/7 by trained Community Resource Specialists who quickly assess needs and refer callers to the help that they seek. 2-1-1
The Health Insurance Appeals GuideHealth Insurance AppealsA Consumer Guide for Filing Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder (MH/SUD) Appeals
Hoarding Task ForceHoardingThe Minnesota Hoarding Task Force (“MNHTF”) does not provide services directly. MNHTF provides resources and information regarding the general subject of hoarding.
Catholic Charities-Higher GroundHomelessness651-647-2350, choose option #7
Listening HouseHomelessnessOffers similar services to Listening House with the addition of showers, laundry, and quiet semi-private rooms with bed to sleep. 227-5911296 W 7th Street St. Paul
Higher Ground Saint Paul ShelterHomelessnessOvernight emergency shelter for men and women, Includes pay-for-stay overnight shelter, social services provided through collaboration with Ramsey County. Includes showers and light dinner. 172 beds for men, 60 beds for women. Pay-for-Stay offers overnight shelter for men, providing bunk beds, showers and lockers for $7/night, $42/week. 48 beds. 647-2330435 Dorothy Day Place
St. Paul, MN 55102
St. Paul
Listening HouseHomelessnessDubbed the “living room of the homeless by guests,” Listening House is a daytime drop-in community and resource referral center providing hospitality, practical assistance and guidance to men and women experiencing homelessness, loneliness, and deep poverty. 227-5911464 Maria Ave. (In the lower level of First Lutheran Church)St. Paul
Ramsey County Homeless ServicesHomelessness8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., Monday-Friday
Union Gospel MissionHomelessness651-292-1721
Housing Benefits 101housingDisability Hub MN is a free, statewide resource network that helps you solve problems, navigate the system, and plan for your future. Housing Benefits 101 helps you explore your housing options, decide what works for you, and make a plan to get there.
Energy Assistance Programhousing utilities; energy billsThe Energy Assistance Program helps pay for home heating and water costs and furnace repairs for income-qualified households. Department of Commerce, 85 7th Place East, Suite 280, Saint Paul, MN 55101St. Paul
Coming Home ProgramHousing; EmploymentThe Coming Home program connects individuals at the psychiatric unit at St. Joseph’s Hospital in St. Paul with mental health, housing, and employment services. 291-0067
The Zero Balance ProjectHousing; rental assistanceThe counties of Dakota, Hennepin and Ramsey, and the cities of Minneapolis and St Paul are offering emergency rental assistance through a program called The Zero Balance Project., St. Paul
Emergency Broadband Benefitinternet serviceThe Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more.
1-888-225-5322Federal Communications Commission, 45 L Street NE, Washington, DC 20554Washington DC
Minnesota Disability Law CenterLegalThe Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC) provides free civil legal assistance to individuals with disabilities statewide, regardless of age or income, on legal issues related to their disabilities. 332-1441Legal Services Advocacy Project, 2324 University Avenue West, Suite 101, Midtown Commons (Other locations available in the metro--see website)St. Paul (other metro locations on website)
Family Acceptance ProjectLGBTQ family supportBuilding healthy futures for LGBTQ youth through: Research, education and training, family-oriented services and informed public policy Francisco State University San Francisco
Family Equity LGBTQ family supportFamily Equality’s mission is to advance legal and lived equality for LGBTQ families, and for those who wish to form them, through building community, changing hearts and minds, and driving policy change. Park Ave South, Suite 2100New York City
Home Society and Family Services
LGBTQ Fostering and AdoptionLGBTQ counseling and information about LGBTQ adoptions Eustis StreetSt. Paul
Dignity Twin CitiesLGBTQ spiritual support Dignity Twin Cities is a small Christian community that provides a spiritual base for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Catholics, their families and friends. We are also an activist organization that works to change the antiquated sexual theology of the Roman Catholic Church. Orlin Ave SEMinneapolis
NAMI Resources For LGBTQ+ CommunityLGBTQ+ supportThis is a collection of NAMI resources and educational fact sheets for supporting members of the LGBTQ+ community. Many in the LGBTQ+ community experience bullying, violence, discrimination and social rejection due to their sexual orientation or gender identity. Even worse, many can endure discriminatory or ignorant attitudes from doctors or counselors when trying to seek help. Targeted prevention strategies are needed if we are ever going to reach those in need. Minnesota, 1919 University Ave. W, Suite 400, St. Paul MN 55104St. Paul
Ombudsman for Managed Health Care ProgramsMedical Assistance or MinnesotaCare benefitsThe ombudsman helps people who are enrolled in a health plan for their Medical Assistance (MA) or MinnesotaCare benefits.

The ombudsman helps members get care and resolve billing problems. The ombudsman provides information and helps with the managed care grievance and appeal process available through the health plan and the state.
Senior Linkage LineMedicare AssistanceCan assist with overlooking your plan as well as your Medicare Part D. You do not need to be a senior for assistance with these types of issues
Guild's Community Access TeamMental health services navigation helpCalling their team is completely free, and anyone can call for help. The team will ask you questions, learn more about your needs, and help determine what services are right for you.(651) 925-8490
NAMI Minnesota Fact Sheetsmental illness definitions and information
NAMI Minnesota resources for multicultural communitiesmulticultural community resourcesMulticultural communities face unique challenges in accessing mental health treatment and receiving care that is free from racism, homophobia, and other biases. Furthermore, there may be greater misperceptions about mental illnesses, discrimination, language barriers, and the health care system can be culturally insensitive. We must recognize these issues and provide resources and support to address them.
NAMI Minnesota HelplineNon-crisis helplineCall 651-645-2948 ext. 117 and leave a message or email A helpline advocate will return your call. Helpline advocates can help you navigate the mental health system and provide advice.namihelps@namimn.org651-645-2948 ext. 117
NAMI Minnesota Parent WarmlineParent SupportMany parents feel isolated and overwhelmed by their child’s behaviors or mental illnesses and don’t know where to start or to whom they can talk. If you feel this way and don’t have time to attend support groups and classes or even make a phone call, contact the parent email warmline at NAMI Minnesota to connect with a parent peer specialist.

Each member of the NAMI parent educator support team is a parent of a child or young adult with mental illnesses or challenging behaviors. We can help parents with children ages birth to 21 find resources, answers to your questions, or a support network. You will know that you are not alone.
FAQS About Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Implementation Parity
Mental Health Minnesota WarmlinePeer SupportCall 651-288-0400 or text "Support" to 85511 for peer-to-peer support. Available 7 days a week, 9am-9pm
Rent Help MNrentThis program was created to help Minnesotans who have fallen behind on their rent or fear that could happen. If you find yourself in this position, we are here to help. Trained operators are available to answer your questions about your eligibility, bills, documents or to make a reasonable accommodation. Call 211 today. 2-1-1
American Indian QuitlineSubstance Use DisordersThe American Indian Quitline offers a dedicated team of American Indian coaches who understand and respect American Indian culture and traditions.aiquit1-833-9AI-QUIT (1-833-924-7848)
Quit PartnerSubstance Use DisordersOffers specialized programs for those with mental illnesses and substance use disorders, as well as for pregnant and postpartum women.QuitPartnerMN1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP): Minnesota Chaptersuicide preventionThe work we do focuses on eliminating the loss of life from suicide by: delivering innovative prevention programs, educating the public, raising funds for suicide research and programs, and reaching out to those who have lost someone to suicide. 721-8246AFSP, Minnesota, P.O. Box 40056, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104St. Paul
NAMI Minnesota Suicide Prevention Classessuicide preventionList of NAMI Minnesota compiled educational suicide prevention classes for the general community as well as for professionals. Options for both private and public classes are available. Minnesota, 1919 University Ave. W, Suite 400, St. Paul MN 55104St. Paul
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)suicide preventionHelping Your Loved One Who is Suicidal: A Guide for Family and Friends
Trevor Projectsuicide preventionThe Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) young people. 695-8650The Trevor Project, PO Box 69232, West Hollywood, CA, 90069
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: suicide loss survivor supportsuicide prevention, suicide loss survivor supportAFSP is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death. Also lists U.S. and international suicide bereavement support groups as a public service to loss survivors. (2377)199 Water St., 11th Floor, New York, NY, 10038New York, NY
Autism ToolkitSuicide Prevention; AutismConsiderations for the autism community
Construction Working MindsSuicide Prevention; Construction WorkersComplex public health problems like suicide are best addressed with comprehensive and sustained approaches that address issues from several angles and through multiple systems. The Working Minds program is an evidence-informed model that uses strategic partnerships and capacity-building in the workplace to leverage and sustain significant change for positive mental health and resiliency. Together working collaboratively with several national partners, Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas helps construction companies and professional associations build strategies for suicide prevention, mental health promotion and resilience.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP): underrepresented communitiessupport for minority communitiesFind resources for suicide prevention focused on supporting individuals in minority communities (2377)199 Water St., 11th Floor, New York, NY, 10038New York, NY
Alliance of Hopesupport for suicide loss survivorsSince 2008, the Alliance of Hope has been working to decrease stigma, increase understanding of the suicide loss experience, and provide direct support to survivors. of Hope, PO Box 7005, Evanston, IL 60204
NAMI Minnesota Support GroupsSupport GroupsPeer-led support groups for those affected by mental illnesses. Both online and in-person options Minnesota, 1919 University Ave. W, Suite 400, St. Paul MN 55104St. Paul
Fast-TrackerTherapy; Treatment; Mental Health Resources Helps people locate services and clinic/provider openings. Search by keyword, zip code, insurance provider, service type, and whether or not you need immediate availability. Mental Health Community Foundation
2233 Hamline Avenue North, Suite 217
Roseville, MN 55113
Hope for Recovery Classes by NAMI Minnesotatreatments, crisis management, suicide prevention, mental health systemObtain information on the following mental illnesses: schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, and co- occurring disorders. Learn about treatments, crisis management, suicide prevention, the mental health system, local resources, practical strategies for helping and communicating with a loved one. For family and friends of a teen or adult living with a mental illness. Not for professional development.
Urgent Care for Adult Mental Healthurgent care for adult mental health University Ave.St. Paul
Arlington HouseYouth Emergency Shelter; Youth Homelessness Larpenteur Ave ESt. Paul
SafeZone Drop-In Center for Homeless YouthYouth HomelessnessAre you age 14-24 and experiencing homelessness or at risk of being homeless in the Ramsey County or Saint Paul metro area? If you’re between the ages of 14 and 24 we can help you with…

Immediate needs like showers and hot meals
Personal care items including shampoo, toothpaste, pads, tampons, and more
Someone to help with school work
A nurse practitioner to provide medical care and answer questions
Experts on relationships, friendships, and sex
Counselors who can help with loss, sadness, or conflict
Case workers who can talk to you about your life goals and connect you to housing, jobs, and more East 7th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55101
St. Paul
YMCA's Youth Resource LineYouth HomelessnessThe Youth Resource line is a free message line for youth 12-24 who are homeless or at-risk. The YMCA staff will help you problem-solve with information on community resources and referrals. Business hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week
Children's Therapeutic Services and SupportsYouth Mental Health ServicesMental health services for youth
Safe Harbour Minnesotayouth sexual exploitation survivorsFor the first time, Minnesota youth who engage in prostitution are viewed as victims and survivors, not criminals. They will be treated with dignity and respect, and directed to supportive services, and shelter and housing that meet their needs and recognize their right to make their own choices. Phone, or 888-345-0823 Toll-free
Youth Services Networkyouth shelters and servicesSupport service network including resources for shelters, outreach workers, basic need drop-in centers, health and wellness, food, mental and emotional health, resource hotlines, education, pregnant and parenting youth, and employment
Guadalupe Alternative Programs (GAP)Mental health and behavioral services for youth and support services for the family651-262-5841
NAMI Minnesota BookletsNAMI Minnesota publications include numerous booklets that are available to the public for download.
Ramsey County Children's Mental Health Center651-292-19842345 Rice St. #162