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Last updated on October 14, 2020

Legal Help in Minnesota

for assistance with housing, benefits, work, domestic violence, custody, discrimination, and other issues

HOME Line free tenant hotline

https://homelinemn.org/612-728-5767

Serves all local counties and cities

Law Help Minnesota

https://www.lawhelpmn.org/

Serves all local counties and cities

Minnesota Judicial Branch Self-Help Center

http://www.mncourts.gov/Help-Topics/Self-Help-Centers.aspx

Serves all local counties and cities

Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota

http://lasnem.org(855) 204-1697

Serves local areas: Aitkin, Carlton, Cass, Cook, Crow Wing, Itasca, Kanabec, Koochiching, ...

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Central Minnesota Legal Services, Inc.

https://www.centralmnlegal.org(612) 334-5970

Serves local areas: Anoka, Benton, Big Stone, Chippewa, Chisago, Hennepin, Isanti, Kandiyo...

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Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota Corporation

https://lsnmlaw.org(800) 450-8585

Serves local areas: Becker, Beltrami, Clay, Clearwater, Douglas, Grant, Hubbard, Kittson, ...

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Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc.

http://www.smrls.org(651) 228-9823

Serves local areas: Blue Earth, Brown, Carver, Cottonwood, Dakota, Dodge, Faribault, Fillm...

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Mid-Minnesota Legal AId

https://mylegalaid.org/1-800-292-4150

Serves local areas: Central Minnesota, including Minneapolis, St. Paul, St. Cloud, Wilmar,...

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Anishinabe Legal Services, Inc.

https://www.alslegal.org(800) 422-1335

Serves local areas: Native Americans living within the boundaries of the Leech Lake, White...

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HOME Line free tenant hotline for outside the Twin Cities area

https://homelinemn.org/866-866-3546

Serves areas outside of the Twin Cities metro area

Tenant-landlord letter-writing tool from Hello Landlord

https://hellolandlord.org/

Serves all of US

Tenant-landlord letter-writing tool from No Rent

https://www.norent.org/en/

Serves all of US


Financial Assistance for Housing in Minnesota

for help paying rent, utilities, and other housing-related costs

United Way/2-1-1 of Minnesota

https://www.211unitedway.org/Call 2-1-1Text your Zip Code to 898-211

Serves all local counties and cities

Minnesota Housing family homeless prevention and assistance program

http://www.mnhousing.gov/sites/multifamily/fhpap

Serves all local counties and cities

Minnesota Department of Human Services' Benefits Application

https://applymn.dhs.mn.gov/online-app-web/spring/public/process-login?execution=e1s1

Serves all local counties and cities

National United Way/211

https://www.unitedway.org/find-your-united-wayCall 2-1-1Text your Zip Code to 898-211

Serves all of US

Find Help/Aunt Bertha services directory

https://findhelp.org

Serves all of US

Catholic Charities services and assistance

https://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/find-help/

Serves all of US


Other Services to Help in Minnesota

for domestic violence, health coverage, food benefits, mental health, and other issues

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org1-800-273-8255

Serves all of US

National Domestic Violence Hotline

https://www.thehotline.org/1-800-799-7233Text LOVEIS 22-522

Serves all of US

Crisis Text Line for mental health support

https://www.crisistextline.org/Text HOME to 741-741

Serves all of US

CDC + Apple COVID-19 Screening Tool

https://www.apple.com/covid19

Serves all of US

Serves all of US

Medicare & Medicaid Services' Insure Kids Now page

https://www.insurekidsnow.gov/

Serves all of US

USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or food stamps)

https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/recipient/eligibility

Serves all of US