Minnesota Seniors Online

Senior Resources
Phone Directory and Useful Links

Community Programs
ACCAP (Anoka County Community Action Program) 763-783-4747
Senior LinkAge 800-333-2433
Neighborhood Involvement Program
(NIP Senior Program)
612-746-8549
Senior Resources of Freeborn County 507-377-7433
COMPUTER RELATED
Hennepin County Libraries offer Computer Classes   (Multiple Locations)  
Dentist - Non Profit
Apple Tree Dental - Has a mobile program 763-784-7993
St. Paul Community Dental 651-774-2959 or 651-925-8400
Employment
Care Providers Of Minnesota 952-854-2844
Seniors4Hire  
Senior Job Bank  
Experience Works 651-493-6833
Face to Face Solutions (looking for people who enjoy having fun!) 952-431-8895
Minnesota Unemployed  
Quintessential Careers  
SHiFT 612-781-6011
Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) 877-872-5627
Seniors Helping Seniors - Hennepin County 763-694-0165
Seniors Helping Seniors - Ramsey County 651-274-4285
Seniors Helping Seniors - Southern Counties (Olmstead, Mower) 507-396-8060
Tall Grass Talent Group  - Click Here for a Flyer 800-768-4650
fOOD pROGRAMS and Food Shelves
East Side Neighborhood Services
(low income 55+ seniors Henn Cnty)
612-788-9521
Fare For All 800-582-4291
Food Assistance & Nutrition
type in Food Assistance in search field
800-333-2433
Impact Services (Andover) 763-236-8718
Kingswood Church - Hope for the Community 763-757-4266
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
Hunger Free Minnesota 651-282-0888
Hunger Solutions Minnesota 651-486-9860
Emergency Food Shelf Network 763-450-3860
Greater Lake Country Food Bank 612-340-9694
Second Harvest Heartland 651-484-5117 or
651-209-7980
Senior Dining at East Side Neighborhood House 612-787-4093
Seniors Farmers' Market Nutrition Program 651-201-6648
STEP (St. Louis Park Emergency Program) 952-925-4899
Store to Door 651-642-1892
fORECLOSURE aSSISTANCE/iNFO
Coon Rapids Mortgage Assistance Foundation 763-767-6420
Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 800-225-5342
Senior Linkage  800-333-2433
MN Department of Human Services County Office Directory  
ACCAP (Anoka County Community Action Program) 763-783-4747
fUEL aSSISTANCE pROGRAMS
Center For Energy and Environment 612-335-5884
Minnesota Energy Resources 800-889-9508
Minnesota Energy Assistance Hotline (Statewide) 800-657-3710
Senior Linkage   800-333-2433
MN Department of Human Services County Office Directory  
ACCAP (Anoka County Community Action Program) 763-783-4747
gENERAL iNFORMATION
Administration of Aging 202-619-0724
Aging Services of MN - Aging 101 651-645-4545
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: 
ted.program@state.mn.us
866-354-3254
800-657-3663 or
651-431-5945
Home improvement
Community Fix-Up Fund (Low-income Home Imp. Financing prog) 800-710-8871
Rebuilding Together Twin Cities 651-776-4273
Neighborhood Involvement Program Senior Program 612-746-8549
HandyWorks (Northeast Minneapolis) 612-276-1578
HandyWorks (South & Southeast Minneapolis) 612-721-8687 Ext 246
Household & Outside Maintenance for Elderly (H.O.M.E.) (Bloomington, Richfield, Edina, Eden Prairie & Minnetonka) 952-888-5530
   
hOMELESS sHELTER
People Serving People 612-332-4500
MN Department of Human Services County Office Directory  
Sharing and Caring Hands 612-338-4640
hOUSING iNFORMATION
Housing Link (Low Income Housing) - General Info 612-522-2500
National Center for Assisted Living 202-842-4444
Senior Linkage  800-333-2433
Minneapolis Public Housing Authority for Senior Housing 612-342-1400
MN Department of Human Services County Office Directory 800-657-3769
The MN Housing Finance Agency 651-296-9832
Minnesota Section 8 Housing Directory (Statewide) 612-370-3087
South St. Paul Housing and Redevelopment Authority 651-554-3270
   
iNSURANCE & fINANCIAL iNFORMATION
Benefits Checkup  
Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP)  
Minnesota Department of Health Medical Assistance  
Medicaid  
Medicare  
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
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  
   
lEGAL hELP
Consumer and Elder Law Information 617-542-8010
Elder Law Answers 866-267-0947
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  
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
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.)(Bloomington, Richfield, Edina, Eden Prairie & Minnetonka) 952-888-5530
National Senior Citizen Law Center 202-289-6976
nON-pROFIT hEALTH oRGANIZATIONS
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
Dakota County Public Health 952-891-7524
Jewish Family and Children's Services 952-546-0616
Hospice Patients Alliance 616-866-9127
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
Prescription/pharmacy
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
National Center on Elder Abuse 302-831-3525
National Center of State United for Aging & Disability 202-898-2586
MN Department of Human Services Adult Protection 651-431-2609
Special Interests
Artsy Smartsy Class 651-334-3997
Minnesota Creative Arts and Aging Network 763-560-5199
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
 
tRANSPORTATION
Metro Mobility 651-602-1000
Transit Link 651-602-5465
Anoka County Commute Solutions 763-862-4260
Anoka County Volunteer Transportation 763-422-7087
ACCAP (Anoka County Community Action Program) 763-783-4747
East Side Neighborhood Services 612-787-4012
Northstar Commuter Coach 612-373-3333
Southwest Transit 952-949-2287
Chisago-Isanti County Heartland Express 763-689-8131
L'Chaim Seniors Services 952-546-0616
Metro Transit 612-373-3333
Minnesota Valley Transit Authority 952-882-7500
Dakota Area Resources & Transportation for Seniors (DARTS) 651-455-1560
Senior Linkage  800-333-2433
Canvas Health Transportation 651-275-4300
Lionmobile Transportation (White Bear Lake Only) 651-653-3122
Wright County Transportation Services 763-684-2343
   
vETERANS iNFORMATION
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
800-597-9558
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
410-659-9314
Vision Loss Resources 612-871-2222
Volunteering/donating
AARP TaxAide Program 763-767-3347
Aging Services for Communities - Southern Counties 507-364-5663
Animal Humane Society 763-522-4325
Anoka County Historical Society 763-421-0600
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Twin Cities 651-789-2400
Catholic Eldercare 612-362-2492
Courage Center 763-520-0214
Experience Corps 952-945-4164
Greater Twin Cities United Way 612-340-7400
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
651-310-9440
1-888-205-3770
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 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
PATH MN

 
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
Salvation Army 651-746-3400
Seniors Helping Animal Rescues Everywhere  
Store to Door 651-642-1892
Tamarisk 763-572-1950
Toys For Joy 763-757-7230
Vision Loss Resources 612-871-2222
White Bear Area Emergency Food Shelf 651-407-5310