Minnesota Seniors Online

Senior Resources
Phone Directory and Useful Links

Community/County Programs & Info
ACCAP (Anoka County Community Action Program) 763-783-4747
Disability Linkage 866-333-2466
MN Department of Human Services County Office Directory  
Senior LinkAge 800-333-2433
Senior Resources of Freeborn County 507-377-7433
Senior Services of Ramsey County 651-266-3613
St. Louis County Elderly Services 800-450-9777
DARTS Dakota County 651-455-1560
Hennepin County Libraries offer Computer Classes   Multiple Locations
St. Paul Public Libraries Free Computer Classes 651-266-7000
Dentist - Low Income
Apple Tree Dental - Has a mobile program 763-784-7993
Minnesota Dental Association 800-950-3368
Mission Outpost Dental Clinic 952-898-9318
St. Paul Community Dental 651-774-2959 or 651-925-8400
Care Providers Of Minnesota 952-854-2844
Experience Works 651-493-6833
Face to Face Solutions (looking for people who enjoy having fun!) 952-431-8895
Quintessential Careers
Restwell Mattresses - Part time retail sales Click Here 952-920-7860
Senior Job Bank  
SHiFT 612-781-6011
Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) 877-872-5627
Tall Grass Talent Group  - Click Here for a Flyer 800-768-4650
fOOD pROGRAMS and Food Shelves
Becker Food Shelf 763-261-4612
Big Lake Food Shelf 763-263-2432
CAER, Elk River 763-441-1020
Catholic Charities Emergency Services - St. Cloud 320-229-4560
Clearlake/Clearwater Food Shelf 320-558-2954
East Side Neighborhood Services
(low income 55+ seniors Henn Cnty)
Emergency Food Shelf Network 763-450-3860
Fare For All 800-582-4291
Food Assistance & Nutrition
type in Food Assistance in search field
Greater Lake Country Food Bank 612-340-9694
Hope for the Community - Hope Church (Blaine) 763-757-4266
Hunger Free Minnesota 651-282-0888
Hunger Solutions Minnesota 651-486-9860
Impact Services (Andover) 763-236-8718
Kosher Meals On Wheels - L'Chaim Seniors Services 952-546-0616
Loaves and Fishes 612-377-9810
Lutheran Social Services 800-488-4146
Meals On Wheels 612-623-3363
Meals On Wheels (Blaine/Coon Rapids) 763-489-3608
Meals On Wheels - Buffalo (ask for ext. 39) 763-682-1434
Minnesota Food HelpLine 888-711-1151
Minnesota Food Share 612-721-8687
MN Department of Human Services County Office Directory  
Senior Linkage 800-333-2433
Second Harvest Heartland - Also see SNAP below 651-484-5117 or
Senior Dining at East Side Neighborhood House 612-787-4093
Seniors Farmers' Market Nutrition Program 651-201-6648
SNAP For SNAP Screening and Application Assistance:  Call Maureen Wilson 651-307-9033
St. Cloud Salvation Army 320-252-4552
STEP (St. Louis Park Emergency Program) 952-925-4899
Store to Door 651-642-1892
ACCAP (Anoka County Community Action Program) 763-783-4747
Coon Rapids Mortgage Assistance Foundation 763-767-6420
Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 800-225-5342
MN Department of Human Services County Office Directory  
Senior Linkage  800-333-2433
ACCAP (Anoka County Community Action Program) 763-783-4747
Center For Energy and Environment 612-335-5884
Minnesota Energy Resources 800-889-9508
Minnesota Energy Assistance Hotline (Statewide) 800-657-3710
MN Department of Human Services County Office Directory  
Senior Linkage   800-333-2433
Administration of Aging 202-619-0724
Aging Services of MN - Aging 101 651-645-4545
Consumer Dangers  
Minnesota State Council on Disability 651-361-7800
Minnesota State Retirement System 651-296-2761
Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging 651-641-8612
National Institute on Aging 800-222-2225
Hearing resources
Communication Services for the Deaf 877-456-7589
DeafBlind Services Minnesota 612-362-8454 or TTY 612-362-8422
Starkey Hearing Foundation  
Telephone Equipment Distribution Program (TED) (Provides assistive telephone equipment at NO CHARGE to those who have difficulty using a regular telephone)
send an email: 
800-657-3663 or
Home improvement
Community Fix-Up Fund (Low-income Home Imp. Financing prog) 800-710-8871
HandyWorks (Northeast Minneapolis) 612-276-1578
HandyWorks (South & Southeast Minneapolis) 612-721-8687 Ext 246
Household & Outside Maintenance for Elderly (H.O.M.E.) (Svc: Minneapolis & surrounding areas & the West Metro cities) 952-888-5530
Rebuilding Together Twin Cities 651-776-4273
People Serving People 612-332-4500
MN Department of Human Services County Office Directory  
Sharing and Caring Hands 612-338-4640
Housing Link 612-522-2500
Minneapolis Public Housing Authority for Senior Housing 612-342-1400
MN Department of Human Services County Office Directory 800-657-3769
Minnesota Section 8 Housing Directory (Statewide) 612-370-3000
National Center for Assisted Living 202-842-4444
Senior Linkage  800-333-2433
South St. Paul Housing and Redevelopment Authority 651-554-3270
The MN Housing Finance Agency 651-296-9832
Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP)  
Minnesota Department of Health Medical Assistance  
Medicare NewsWatch 651-431-2670
Medicare Rights Center 800-633-4227
Minnesota Health Insurance Counseling Program 800-333-2433
Minnesota Department of Human Services 651-431-2670
MN Department of Human Services County Office Directory 651-431-2000
Minnesota Prescription Drug Program 800-333-2433
Minnesota Seniors Health Options (MSHO) 651-431-2517
MNSure 855-366-7873
Partners In Community Supports (PICS) 651-967-5060
Senior LinkAge 800-333-2433
Social Security Administration 800-772-1213
Social Security and Disability Resource Center 800-772-1213
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)  
What is Medicare? Medicare Part A, B, C & D  
Consumer and Elder Law Information 617-542-8010
Elder Law Answers 866-267-0947
Grandparents Rights  
Judicare of Anoka County 763-783-4970
Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis 612-332-1441
Legal Aid Society of Minnesota
(contact your County's Human Services office)
Minnesota Legal Services Coalition 651-228-9105
MN Department of Human Services County Office Directory  
National Senior Citizen Law Center 202-289-6976
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services 651-224-7301
Low Income Senior Services
ACCAP Chores & More 763-783-4747
ACCAP Senior Companion 763-783-4747
ACCAP Senior Outreach 763-783-4747
Dakota County Chore Program (DARTS) 651-455-1560
Disability Linkage 866-333-2466
Elderly Waiver Program (Home Health Care) 800-333-2433
HandyWorks (Northeast Minneapolis) 612-276-1578
HandyWorks (South & Southeast Minneapolis) 612-721-8687 ext 246
Household & Outside Maintenance for Elderly (H.O.M.E.) (Svc: Minneapolis & surrounding areas & the West Metro cities) 952-888-5530
Lifeline - low income phone services 800-417-3849
National Senior Citizen Law Center 202-289-6976
Ramsey County Human Services Dept. 651-266-4444
Aging Service of MN 651-645-4545
Alzheimer's Association 800-272-3900
Alzheimer's Disease Education 800-438-4380
American Cancer Society 800-227-2345
American Chronic Pain Association 800-533-3231
American Council of the Blind 800-424-8666
American Diabetes Association 800-342-2383
American Heart Association 800-242-8721
American Hospice Foundation 202-223-0204
American Lung Association 651-227-8014
American Red Cross 612-871-7676
Anoka County Community Health & Environmental Svcs. 763-422-7036
Arthritis Foundation 800-283-7800
Consumer Dangers  
Dakota County Public Health 952-891-7524
Hospice Patients Alliance 616-866-9127
Jewish Family and Children's Services 952-546-0616
MedicAlert Foundation 888-633-4298
Mental Health Association of Minnesota 651-493-6634
Minnesota HomeCare Association 651-635-0607
National Osteoporosis Foundation 800-223-9994
National Stroke Association 800-787-6537
Starkey Hearing Foundation 800-648-4327
Vision Loss Resources 612-871-2222
Parkinson's Info
Parkinson Association of Minnesota 763-545-1272
Step Stone Group, Inc. 952-233-1474
Parkinson's Referral Center of Minnesota by Allina  
Parkinson's Support Groups in Minnesota 763-545-1272
CVS Pharmacy Health Savings Pass 888-607-4287
Minnesota Drug Card  
Senior Linkage (Toll Free) 800-333-2433
Senior Associations/programs
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) 888-687-2277 or
TTY 877-434-7598
Anoka County Senior Services/Information 763-783-4707
Care Providers Of Minnesota 952-854-2844
Minnesota HomeCare Association  651-635-0607
National Council on the Aging 202-479-1200
Seniors Coalition 202-261-3594
Senior Linkage (Toll Free) 800-333-2433
Senior Protective Services
Adult Protective Services 877-767-2385
Hennepin County Adult Protection Services 612-348-8526
MN Department of Human Services Adult Protection 651-431-2609
National Center on Elder Abuse 302-831-3525
National Center of State United for Aging & Disability 202-898-2586
Special Interests
Artsy Smartsy Class 651-334-3997
Consumer Dangers  
Elder Care Information (Ask Dr. Marion) 763-862-4260
Tax Help
AARP Tax Aid Program
Also Check your local Senior Community Center for Tax help
United Way Dial 211 for free tax site locations Dial 211 or
ACCAP (Anoka County Community Action Program) 763-783-4747
Anoka County Commute Solutions 763-862-4260
Anoka County Volunteer Transportation 763-422-7087
Canvas Health Transportation 651-275-4300
Chisago-Isanti County Heartland Express 763-689-8131
Dakota Area Resources & Transportation for Seniors (DARTS) 651-455-1560
East Side Neighborhood Services 612-787-4012
L'Chaim Seniors Services 952-546-0616
Lionmobile Transportation (White Bear Lake Only) 651-653-3122
Metro Mobility 651-602-1000
Metro Transit 612-373-3333
Minnesota Valley Transit Authority 952-882-7500
Northstar Commuter Coach 612-373-3333
Senior Linkage  800-333-2433
Southwest Transit 952-949-2287
Transit Link 651-602-5465
Wright County Transportation Services 763-684-2343
U.S. Veterans Affairs Department 612-725-2000
vETERinary / Pet Needs
Kindestcut  Low cost Spay/Neuter for pets for people in need 763-489-7729
Pet Food Stamps (Free Pet Food for Low Income Families) 845-499-2198
vision loss resources
Blind Inc. 612-872-0100 or
DeafBlind Services Minnesota 612-362-8454 or
TTY 612-362-8422
Foundation Fighting Blindness 800-683-5555
Minnesota State Services for the Blind -- Services for Seniors 651-259-7114
National Federation of the Blind 612-872-9363 or
Vision Loss Resources 612-871-2222
AARP TaxAide Program 763-767-3347
Aging Services for Communities - Southern Counties 507-364-5663
Allina Health Hospice 612-262-7108
Animal Humane Society 763-522-4325
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Twin Cities 651-789-2400
Bobby & Christine Folk - Music Duo 612-865-4117
Catholic Eldercare 612-362-2492
Courage Center 763-520-0214
Experience Corps 952-945-4164
Fairview Southdale Hospital 952-924-5020
Great River Faith In Action 763-263-4277
Hope For The Community Food Shelve 763-757-4266
InnerCity Tennis 612-584-4736
Kinship Greater Minneapolis 612-588-4655
Let's Go Fishing With Seniors 651-674-4994
Loaves and Fishes 612-377-9810
Lutheran Social Services
 - Foster Grandparents
 - Senior Companions
Meals On Wheels 612-623-3363
Memorial Blood Centers 651-332-7228
Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota 612-370-9180
Minneapolis SeniorNet (teach computer classes) 612-659-6253
Minnesota Math Corps (become a tutor) Click Here for #'s
Minnesota Reading Corps (become a tutor) Click Here for #'s
Minnesota Senior Corps   & RSVP 651-310-9448
NIP Seniors Program (Neighborhood Involvement Program) 612-746-8549
Open Arms of Minnesota 612-872-1152
Opportunity Partners 952-938-5511

Main Office: 763-271-1670
Bemidji: 218-333-8000
Duluth: 218-722-6106
Rochester: 507-280-0304
St. Cloud: 320-529-0862
Rise 763-786-8334
RSVP Volunteer Program
(Retired Seniors Volunteer Program)
West Metro: 612-704-6114
East Metro: 612-704-6116
East Central: 612-390-5218 or 320-679-1245-Ext. 16
Salvation Army 651-746-3400
Seniors Helping Animal Rescues Everywhere  
SNAP - Second Harvest Heartland 651-307-9033
Store to Door 651-642-1892
Tamarisk 763-572-1950
The Homestead at Anoka 763-528-6406 
Toys For Joy 763-757-7230
Vision Loss Resources 612-871-2222
White Bear Area Emergency Food Shelf 651-407-5310