Extreme Cold Resources – Winter 2023-2024

November 20, 2023

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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2023 Thanksgiving and Holiday Resources

November 20, 2023

Looking for Thanksgiving and Holiday resources in your area? 211 maintains a list of agencies that offer a variety of seasonal resources. You can search by the county names (i.e. Hennepin County) to find different programs offered in your area. Some programs will only serve individuals who live in a specific city or zip code.…

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3000 Acts of Kindness Event – Monday, December 11, 2023

November 15, 2023

When: Monday, December 11, 2023, 9 am – 3 pm Where: Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404 If you are experiencing homelessness or are unsheltered, join together for a day of hope hosted by Coated in Love and 3000 Acts of Kindness. There will be free offerings, including: Lunch Hygiene kit…

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Cold Weather Rule 2023

September 14, 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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July 24, 2023

  HOMEHELPMN UPDATE 7/7/2023 HomeHelpMN is offered through Minnesota Housing to help homeowners who have fallen behind in their mortgages or other housing-related expenses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will provide a grant that does not need to be paid back, that will assist eligible homeowners who are past due with mortgage or related…

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Medicaid (Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare) Renewal

June 19, 2023

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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