Resources and information for Minnesota residents affected by the flooding Greater Twin Cities United Way 211 in partnership with statewide disaster response and relief organizations, federal, state, county, and city officials are coordinating the available resources and services for residents that have been affected by the devastating flooding occurring across Minnesota. Visit United Way’s 211…

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Statewide School Supplies 2024

It is almost time to head back to school. To find back-to-school resources near you, search by your region. Central Minnesota Resources: Click here Counties include: Benton; Crow Wing; Kanabec; Mille Lacs; Morrison; Pine; Sherburne; Stearns; Todd; Wright Metro Minnesota Resources: Click here Counties include: Anoka; Carver; Chisago; Dakota; Hennepin; Isanti; Ramsey; Scott; Washington North Central Minnesota Resources: Click…

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Free Tax Preparation Sites

Where can I file my taxes for free? It’s time to file your taxes! There are a few different options when it comes to filing your taxes. Minnesota Department of Revenue offers tax assistance to taxpayers. Individuals can visit the Minnesota Department of Revenue website to get information for all tax types including forms, fact…

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Extreme Cold Resources – Winter 2023-2024

As temperatures begin to drop in Minnesota, overnight warming spaces are beginning to open across the state. These spaces are offered in addition to shelters. Click here to find warming spaces listed in your region.

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Cold Weather Rule 2023

Minnesota’s Cold Weather Rule (CWR) is a state law that protects residential utility customers from having electric or natural gas service shut off between October 1 and April 30. To protect service from disconnection individuals must make and keep a payment plan that is agreed upon between the customer and utility company. The utility company…

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Medicaid (Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare) Renewal

Minnesota has maintained healthcare coverage for its Medicaid enrollees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since March 2020, Minnesotans who newly gained eligibility or already had eligibility for Medicaid (called Medical Assistance in Minnesota) or MinnesotaCare have remained enrolled in the coverage. However, federal law now requires the restart of regular Medicaid (Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare) renewals.…

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