Saint Paul Public Library Social Worker offers phone support weekdays from 1-4 p.m. Get help with problem-solving, ask questions, find resources, or get support from a licensed social worker. Call 651-300-9305 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more at sppl.org.
SPPS provides meal delivery to families who are in need of food for their children. Please check spps.org/covidmeals for the most up-to-date information about meals, including pickup times and locations.
City of Saint Paul weekly meal bags for households in need with children under 18, in partnership with Youthprise, Arts-Us, and the Sanneh Foundation. See details, times, and locations.
Open Arms of Minnesota delivers food that is medically tailored and shelf stable for people living with life threatening illnesses who often also have compromised immune systems.
Metro Mobility will pick up your grocery and household essentials orders for free. Learn about scheduling. "Certified Metro Mobility customers and existing Transit Link customers can now order groceries and household essentials online from a store that has online shopping and local pick up. We will pick your order up and deliver to your house."
Emergency food support: Due to COVID-19 pandemic, many Minnesota families face difficult times. It may be hard to pay bills and find food to stay healthy. If you or someone you know has been laid off from work or seen work hours cut, help may be available. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) can help you buy food while budgets are tight.
Unemployment Benefits - Workers impacted by layoffs, reduced hours and other interruptions to your paycheck as a result of COVID-19 may have options with Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development unemployment insurance. Unemployment information for employees and for employers.
Jewish Family Services - Though their building is closed, they continue to provide services, including: Community chaplaincy, emergency financial assistance, short-term tele-counseling, counseling and mental health services, Kosher meals on wheels, and connection to community resources.
Experiencing stress and mental health symptoms as a result of COVID-19? Call the county’s Crisis Team for support and resources. The county’s two crisis lines continue to operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Children’s Mental Health Crisis Line: 651-266-7878.
Our community is facing unprecedented challenges. Serve Saint Paul: Neighbors Helping Neighbors is building a community of service in Saint Paul by connecting neighbors who could use a helping hand during the COVID-19 pandemic. In partnership with Cities of Service and AARP, this initiative engages volunteers to safely support community members who are experiencing barriers to meeting some basic needs due to age, mobility, income, or other factors. Working together as a community, our city will emerge stronger and more connected.
From West 7th Community Center (Keystone Community Services):
Give - Your financial support gives us the greatest flexibility to purchase food for our food shelves and keep our programs operational for our community. Give today.
Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis (Dorothy Day Center) needs people to help with a wide and growing list of needs: making sandwiches and meals, laundry (CDC requires separate people for dealing with dirty vs clean sheets), delivering meals as they encourage housing residents to stay in place.
The City of Saint Paul has an ongoing need for local vendors that can provide supplies for the response to COVID-19. Small, minority, and women-owned businesses are encouraged to register with the City as a CERT-certified business. The CERT programs works to increase local small business participation in local public contracting opportunities. Learn more at StPaul.govor call 651-266-8966.
City of Saint Paul The City of Saint Paul offers a wide variety of information and programs for residents of the city, including housing programs such as homeowner resources, homebuyer incentives, mortgage foreclosure assistance and more. www.ci.stpaul.mn.us
Neighborworks Homepartners Our mission is to promote community development through education and affordable housing programs in the neighborhoods we serve. We believe long-term homeownership helps build strong communities. Our services include Homebuyer Education and One-on-one Pre-purchase Counseling, Home Improvement Lending and Construction Management Services, and Foreclosure Prevention Services
Community Reporter www.communityreporter.org For more than 40 years, the Community Reporter has provided news coverage of historical, cultural and artistic event that make the West End neighborhood such a dynamic community. For questions regarding editorial content, email email@example.com. For information on advertising opportunities with the Community Reporter, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Czech and Slovak SOKOL Minnesota 383 Michigan St. 651-290-0542 www.sokolmn.org The historic Česko-Slovanský Podporující Spolek ( C.S.P.S.) Hall is home to Czech and Slovak Sokol Minnesota, a social, cultural, educational and gymnastic organization, since its construction in 1887, and the focal point for our activities in Saint Paul. It was declared a National and State Historic Site in 1977, placed on the National Register of Historic Sites, and is the longest serving Czech-Slovak cultural center in the United States, as well as oldest theater and national hall in Minnesota.
Salvation Army Community Center 401 West 7th Street 651-224-4316 www.salvationarmynorth.org/community/st-paul-w-7th-street Our center helps area residents through a wide range of basic needs programs, including a weekday breakfast, an end of the week grocery distribution called Friday Food Fare and an emergency food shelf. Help is provided in English, Spanish and Hmong to anyone in need, without discrimination. We also operate a thriving preschool center, an after-school program and a variety of youth and adult ministries throughout the week. On Sunday, we teach Sunday School, and our Salvation Army officers lead worship services.
West 7th Business Association www.w7thba.org The West 7th Business Association works to strengthen the commercial, professional and marketing interests and opportunities in the West End through representation/advocacy, networking, promotion, and community outreach. We are a prosperous, diverse network of innovative and established businesses working through a series of committees and task forces. The West 7th Business Association welcomes all businesses and professionals serving the arteries of West Seventh Street in Saint Paul.
West Seventh Street Library 265 Oneida St 651-298-5516 www.sppl.org/about/locations/west-7th The West Seventh Branch Library is located within the West Seventh Community Center. It serves a diverse neighborhood of families, seniors, students and teachers along the West End area of Saint Paul. The West Seventh Branch Library presents preschool story times, referral services, children’s Summer Reading Program activities and outreach efforts to neighborhood groups, recreation centers and nearby public, private and charter schools.
West 7th Community Center 265 Oneida Street at St. Clair Avenue 651-298-5493 www.west7th.org The Center, located in the heart of this urban Saint Paul community has focused throughout its history on providing broad, holistic services that empower people of all ages to be both self-sufficient and connected with their neighbors and community. West 7th Community Center is a private, nonprofit human service organization with 40 years’ experience creating success stories in the West 7th and surrounding neighborhoods of St. Paul, for people of every age and need.