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Affordable Childcare

State Programs

Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Child Support

Essentials  (food pantries, financial assistance, household wares, vouchers, etc)

Support Groups

I don’t see my city?

Putative Father Registry

Adoption Law/Revocation

End An Adoption Plan

Pay It Forward

Recommend a Service



Medical Info


Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- healthcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- free clinic directory- Free Clinics

National- prescription discounts- Good Rx

National- birth control, emergency contraception- Nurx

National- vision care- One Sight

National- patient assistance programs- Rx Assist


Statewide- free clinics- Directory

Statewide- subsidized healthcare- Avera Ministry


Twin Cities Region- public health nurse visits pre/post natal- Metro Alliance for Healthy Families


Apple Valley- dental- Prince of Peace

Burnsville- dental- Prince of Peace

Duluth- health care- Safe Haven Shelter

Eagan- dental- Prince of Peace

Farmington- dental- Prince of Peace

Lakeville- dental- Prince of Peace

Minneapolis- dental, minute clinic, vision- Sharing & Caring Hands

Minneapolis- prenatal care- Tandem

Moorhead- limited health care- Churches United

Rosemount- dental- Prince of Peace

St. Paul- mental health- Neighborhood House

St. Paul- basic medical & dental- Union Gospel Mission

Savage- dental- Prince of Peace

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Childcare Assistance Program




Job Corps

Lifeline Program


MN Energy Assistance Program

MN Family Investment Program TANF

MN Food Assistance Program

National School Lunch Program

MN Sure  (Insurance Marketplace)

Section 8 Housing



Unemployment Insurance


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Housing info


National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- rental properties- HousingLink

National- Low Income Apartments

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room


Statewide- Common Bond


Brainerd- New Pathways

Cambridge- New Pathways

Carver County- Community Action Partnership

Columbia Heights (domestic abuse)- The Dwelling Place

Dakota County- Community Action Partnership

Dakota County- Dakota County Community Development Agency

Dakota County- Matrix Housing Services

Duluth- Harbor House

Duluth- Safe Haven Shelter

Eagan- Dakota Woodlands

Eagan (domestic violence)- Lewis House

Hastings (domestic violence)- Lewis House

Hennepin County- Hennepin County Family Shelter

Hennepin County- Matrix Housing Services

Mankato- Partners in Housing

Minneapolis (age limits)- Avenues

Minneapolis- Jeremiah Program

Minneapolis- Sharing & Caring Hands

Minneapolis- Simpson Housing Services

Minneapolis- Tandem

Minneapolis (age limits)- Youth Link

Moorhead- Churches United

Olmsted County- Jeremiah Program

Owatonna- Steele County Transitional Housing

Ramsey County- Housing Services

St. Paul (age limit & American Indian)- Ain Dah Yung Center

St. Paul- Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

St. Paul- Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative

St. Paul- Emma Norton

St. Paul- Housing Authority

St. Paul- Jeremiah Program

St. Paul- Model Cities

St. Paul- Neighborhood House

St. Paul- Theresa Living Center

St. Paul- Union Gospel Mission

St. Paul- Women’s Advocates

St. Paul- YWCA

Scott County- Community Action Partnership

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Affordable Childcare


National- extended hours- Care.com

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Mom Trusted

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections


Statewide- early learning scholarships- Families First of Minnesota

Statewide- postsecondary childcare grants- MN Office of Higher Education

Statewide- National Head Start Association

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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis Info


National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- cloth diapers- Cloth for Every Bum

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- cloth diapers- Jake’s Diapers

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- first time mom assistance- Nurse Family Partnership

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box


Statewide- diaper bank directory- The Diaper Bank of Minnesota

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

Statewide- car seat distribution directory- Office of Traffic Safety

Statewide- car seat events- Safe Kids


Twin Cities- diapers- The Diaper Bank of Minnesota


Blaine- diapers- Way of the Lord

Minneapolis- baby items, prenatal care, etc.- Tandem

Minneapolis- various baby items- TMM Community Resource Services

Shakopee- formula, diapers, clothing, etc.- Shakopee Community Assistance

West St. Paul (does refer for adoption//Please visit Voices  and Experience  before accepting material)- maternity clothes, diapers, wipes, equipment, etc.- Guiding Star Wakota

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Child Support

Contact Here

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Essentials info


National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- car donation program- Cars 4 Christmas

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- food assistance- Food Finder

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- job search- Indeed

National- trade clothes- Rehash

National- various assistance- Society of St. Vincent de Paul

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- car donation programs- Working Cars for Working Families

National- rideshare- Zimride


Statewide- public transit directory- American Public Transportation Association

Statewide- public benefits eligibility- Bridge to Benefits

Statewide- county government directory- Minnesota County Websites

Statewide- children’s bed assistance- Sleep in Heavenly Peace


Apple Valley- food shelf- Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church

Blaine- food shelf- Way of the Lord

Burnsville- food pantry- Burnsville Family Resource Center

Burnsville- food shelf, clothing, furniture, etc.- Prince of Peace

Carver County- food assistance, holiday assistance, energy assistance, school supplies, etc.- Community Action Partnership

Dakota County- food assistance, holiday assistance, energy assistance, school supplies, etc.- Community Action Partnership

Farmington- food shelf- Farmington Food Shelf

Hastings- food shelf, emergency assistance, holiday assistance, school supplies, etc.- Hastings Family Service

Lakeville- food shelf- Messiah Lutheran Church

Mankato- furniture, household items- Partners for Housing

Minneapolis- vehicle donation program- Auto Technical

Minneapolis- bus token, bus card, daily meals, bagged food, beds- Sharing & Caring Hands

Minneapolis (age limits)- daily meals, showers, clothing, food shelf, etc.- Youth Link

Moorhead- daily meals, food pantry- Churches United

St. Paul (Indian Family Preservation)- Ain Dah Yung Center

St. Paul- vehicle donation program- Auto Technical

St. Paul- food, emergency financial assistance, etc.- Neighborhood House

St. Paul- daily meals, job training, etc.- Union Gospel Mission

Scott County- food assistance, holiday assistance, energy assistance, school supplies, etc.- Community Action Partnership

Shakopee- food assistance, bedding, clothing, hygiene, daily meals, etc.- Shakopee Community Assistance

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Support Groups

Support Info


National- CoAbode

National- Meetup

National- MOPS

National- pregnancy and post partum- My Red Tent

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Postpartum Support International

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom


Burnsville- Prince of Peace

Garden City (substance abuse)- Wellcome Manor Family Services

West St. Paul- Postpartum Depression Support Group

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I don’t see my city?

Don’t worry. There are resource links added to the website every day and it’s possible that your area has not been researched yet. If the administrator is not currently working on other projects, your city can be made a priority. Please contact the page here.

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Putative Father Registry

Register Here

Father’s Rights Support- Sky is the Limit Foundation

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

Time of consent /notice of intent to consent to adoption not sooner than 72 hours after the birth of a child.

A parent’s consent to adoption under this chapter may be withdrawn for any reason within ten working days after the consent is executed and acknowledged.

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End An Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator:

Saving Our Sisters

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Pay It Forward

If you have been a recipient of help, you know firsthand how essential volunteers and/or donations were to your success. Please consider volunteering for or donating to any of the vital organizations on this page.

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Recommend a Service

Know a service applicable to moms and children in this state, but it’s not listed? Please share it by contacting the page: Here.

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