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Resources for Families in Need

Washburn Social Worker
Tracy Kummerfeldt, 952-681-5524

Human Services (for Bloomington residents)

  • Call or help providing food, housing and medical care

Medical Assistance - Hennepin County
612-596-1300 (

  • Call to discuss eligibility for MN Health Care Programs and get an application

Minnesota Care
651-297-3862 (

  • Low-cost medical insurance for individuals who meet income guidelines and have not had insurance for 4 months

Crisis Connection
612-379-6363 (

  • Call for crisis and general counseling, operates 24 hours/day

Family and Children’s Services
612-728-2089 English, 612-728-2089 Espanol

  • Call about counseling for children, adolescents and adults

Children’s Defense Fund MN Low-Cost Health Care Directory
651-227-6121 (

  • Searchable directories of health and dental care options for uninsured or poorly insured families with children

United Way 211

  • Free, confidential information and referral service that links people to social services, healthcare, and more
  • Interpreter services available upon request

Hennepin County Emergency Assistance

  • Short term assistance for families with minor children in financial crisis

Click here for more resources in Bloomington (Transportation, child care, employment assistance, legal services, recreation, volunteering/mentoring)

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