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Resource Guide

  1. 1. Dakota County Resource Guide Dakota County Workforce Services 1 Mendota Road West West St. Paul, MN 55118 (651) 554-5611
  2. 2. Page 2 Contents Adult Basic Education/GED/ESL 3 Advocacy 3 Chemical Dependency 4 Child Care 5 Clothing 5 Cultural 6 Dental 7 Parenting 8 Training Programs 8 Domestic Violence 9 Employment 9 Financial 10 Food Support & Community Meals 15 Food Shelves 15 Furniture 10 Head Start 10 Health Care 11 Housing 12 Legal 12 Mental Health 13 Parenting 8 Training Programs 8 Transportation 14 Utilities 14
  3. 3. Page 3 Adult Basic Education GED– General Educational Development ESL-English as a Second Language Adult & Continuing Education (Burnsville) 952-707-4110 Rahncliff Learning Center (Eagan) 651-683-8585 Grace Lutheran Church (Apple Valley) 952-431-8316 Augustana Lutheran Church (ESL) 651-457-3373 Diamond Head Elementary School 952-707-4125 Woodland ABE Center 651-683-6813 Family Connections (ESL—South St. Paul) 651-457-9441 Dakota Prairie ABE 651-463-5077 Hastings ABE 651-438-0742 Lakeville Area Learning Center 9 (District 194) 952-232-2080 Neighborhood House (ESL) 651-789-2526 South Suburban ABE / GED 651-457-9441 Day Evening & Weekend Classes are available. Some sites offer Citizenship classes. Advocacy Advocacy Services of MN 651-454-2529 ARC Great Rivers 952-890-3057 Better Business Bureau 651-699-1111 Council of Crime Victims 651-642-0550 Dakota County Health Advocate 651-554-5785 Eldercare Rights Alliance 952-854-7304 Lay Advocate Network (Mental Health Association) 612-487-5310 Mental Health Consumer-Survivor Network of MN 612-637-2880 Minnesota Attorney General 651-296-3353 MN Children with Special Needs 651-215-8956 National Alliance for the Mentally Ill 651-645-2948 Ombudsman for MH & MR 651-296-3848 PACER 952-838-9000
  4. 4. Page 4 Chemical Dependency AA St. Paul Central Office 651-227-5502 African American Family Services 651-642-0021 Al-Anon / Alateen 651-771-2208 Anthony Lewis 952-890-8879 Associated Clinic of Psychology 651-450-0860 Avalon Programs—Eagan 651-454-2833 Blue Plus 651-662-5548 Chrysalis Center for Women 612-871-0118 CLUES 612-871-0200 Dakota Alanon (Eagan) 651-452-2921 Dakota County CD Intake 651-554-6446 Walk-in Hours (Burnsville) Tuesdays 8-9:30am (West St. Paul) Tuesdays 1-2 pm Dakota Treatment Center (Methadone Clinic) 952-890-4480 Eagan Counseling Clinic 651-454-0114 Fairview Recovery Center (Burnsville) 952-892-2510 Hazelden Center 800-257-7810 Health Partners 952-883-5811 Hispanos en Minnesota 651-227-0831 Jules Fairbanks CD Services (Native Americans) 651-644-6204 Journey Counseling Services (Farmington) 651-460-8085 Lao Family Community of MN 651-221-0069 Medica (United Behavioral Health) 800-848-8327 MHP (Behavioral Health Care Providers) 763-525-9919 MN Teen Challenge 612-373-3366 New Connections (Hastings) 651-480-1180 Options Community Drug and Alcohol Services 651-994-4919 River Ridge—Burnsville 952-894-7722 Ramsey County Detox (Dakota County also) 651-266-4009 Sobriety High Dakota Campus 952-277-0809 UCARE (Behavioral Health Care Providers) 763-525-9919
  5. 5. Page 5 Child Care Child Care Resource and Referral 612-341-1177 www.mnchildcare.org Children’s Safety Centers 651-774-4990 www.childrensafetycetnters.org Offers Supervised Visitation & Supervised drop off/pick up St. Paul & Lakeville CRISIS Nursery www.crisisnursery.org 651-641-1300 Dakota County Child Care Assistance 651-554-5611 Red Cross Baby Sitting List 651-291-6704 Red Cross Baby Sitting training (Ages 11-15) 651-291-6783 School districts often have School Age Care for before / after school Clothing An agency referral may be required by some of the resources listed CAP Agency Thrift Store Shakopee 952-402-9878 CHAP Store (Low Cost) Burnsville 952-890-8222 Community Clothes Closet Hosanna Church 952-435-3332 Dayton Presbyterian Church St. Paul 651-227-7389 East Metro OIC St. Paul 651-291-5088 Family Pathways Thrift Store Eagan 651-452-7739 Fashion Exchange (consignment) Eagan 651-686-5177 From Me To You Minneapolis 612-825-6469 Goodwill Apple Valley 952-953-4410 Eagan 651-994-7907 West St. Paul 651-451-2014 Hastings Family Service Hastings 651-437-7134 Martha’s Closet (referral only) St. Paul 651-224-4728 Mission Outpost Prince of Peace 952-898-9311 Neighbors Clothes Closet South St. Paul 651-455-1508 Once Upon a Child (consignment) Burnsville 952-432-8802 Ready for Success (referral only) Minneapolis 612-872-1509 Salvation Army St. Paul 651-771-7779 Swap Shop St. Paul 651-227-7669 Victory Value Store Burnsville 952-890-8222 Worldwide Missions Thrift Center Burnsville 952-882-7899
  6. 6. Page 6 Cultural African American Family Services 612-871-7878 Ain Dah Yung (Our Home) 651-227-4184 American Indian Family & Children’s Services 651-223-8526 Amherst Wilder Foundation 651-647-9676 Asian Women United of MN 651-646-2118 CAC New Americans Program 952-985-5300 Casa de Esperanza 651-646-5553 CRISIS 651-772-1611 Catholic Charities Refugee Program 651-222-3001 Center for Asians & Pacific Islanders (CAPI) 612-721-0122 Centro (El Zocalo) 612-874-1412 Centro Legal 651-642-1890 Children’s Home Society 651-646-7771 CLUES 651-379-4200 Division of Indian Work 612-879-1700 Eftin (Somali & Latino) 952-435-7404 Face to Face Health & Counseling 651-772-5555 Hmong American Partnership 651-495-9160 Indian Health Board 612-721-9800 Institute for Minority Development 612-333-1993 La Familia Guidance Center 651-221-0913 La Oportunidad, inc 612-872-6165 Lao Assistance Center 612-374-4976 Lao Family Community of MN 651-221-0069 Linea Legal Latina TUES 11:00am-2:00pm 651-379-4223 Lutheran Social Services 651-642-5990 MPLS American Indian Center 612-879-1700 Pathways (RISE, Inc) 612-872-7720 Refugee and Immigration Assistance 651-296-1383 Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux 952-496-6168 Thad Wilderson & Associates 651-225-8997 Upper Midwest American Indian Center 612-522-4436
  7. 7. Page 7 Dental Providers listed accept Medical Assistance and/or UCare Dakota County Public Health (WSP & AV) 612-746-1530 Apple Tree Dental (MPLS) 763-784-7570 Bloomington Public Health (Bloomington) 952-887-9603 Cedar Riverside Peoples Center (MPLS) 612-332-4973 Central Avenue Clinic (MPLS) 612-781-6816 Children’s Dental Services (MPLS) 612-746-1530 Community Dental Care (Maplewood) 651-774-2959 Community Dental Care (St. Paul) 651-774-1126 Community University Health Care (MPLS) 612-638-0700 Doorstep Health Care Services (SLP) 763-541-6000 Dorothy Day Clinic (St. Paul) 651-290-6814 East Side Family Clinic (St. Paul) 651-772-9757 Face to Face (St. Paul) 651-772-2539 Family Services Center (Maplewood) 651-290-6814 Fremont Community Health (MPLS) 612-588-9411 Green Central Community Clinic (MPLS) 612-827-7181 Health Care for the Homeless (MPLS) 612-348-5553 Health Start Agape Clinic (St. Paul) 651-772-9757 Health Start Guadalupe Alternative (St. Paul) 651-772-9757 Helping Hand Dental Clinic (St. Paul) 651-224-7561 Highland Park High School (Highland) 651-772-9757 Indian Health Board (MPLS) 612-872-8086 Minneapolis Public Health (MPLS) 612-673-2301 North Point Health & Wellness (MPLS) 612-302-4600 Red Door Clinic (MPLS) 612-348-3283 Seton Services (St. Paul) 651-641-1180 Sheridan Women & Children’s (MPLS) 612-362-4111 Southside Community Clinic (MPLS) 612-821-2794 St. Joseph’s Community Health (MPLS) 612-827-9304 St. Paul Public Schools (St. Paul) 651-767-8380 McDonough Homes Clinic (St. Paul) 651-558-2191 New Americans Community Health (St. Paul) 651-287-5223 Open Cities Health Center (St. Paul) 651-290-9200 (North End) 651-489-8021 Ramsey County Public Health (St. Paul) 651-266-1200 Union Gospel Mission (St. Paul) 651-290-6814 United Family Practice (St. Paul) 651-241-1000 (Sibley Manor) 651-699-2093 West side Community Health (St. Paul) 651-222-1816 West Side Dental Clinic (St. Paul) 651-602-7575
  8. 8. Page 8 Parenting Circle of Parents Groups 651-523-0099 Dakota County Follow Along program 651-554-6178 Dakota County Healthy Families 952-891-7873 Extension Services (family relations) 651-480-7745 Family Connections Plus Apple Valley 952-431-8343 South St. Paul 651-554-5940 Hosanna Church Lakeville 952-898-9143 MELD 612-332-7563 Options Parenting Classes 651-994-4919 Parent Support Network 612-492-9001 Parents Warm Line (non crisis resource) 612-813-6336 Resource Center for Fathers and Families 763-783-4955 Storefront (co-parenting classes) 612-861-1675 Teen / Young Parents Class Eagan 651-683-8565 Parenting Websites Children Youth and Family Consortium www.cyfc.umn.edu I am Your Child www.iamyourchild.org The National Parenting Center www.tnpc.com Parent's place www.parentsplace.com Positive Parenting www.positiveparenting.com Parenthood Web www.parenthoodweb.com Training Programs Goodwill Easter Seals 651-379-5879 Hubert Humphrey Job Corps 800-934-5627 MN Job Bank www.minnesotaworks.net MN Workforce Centers WSP 651-554-5955 Burnsville 952-895-7600 Tree Trust 651-644-5800 Women Venture 651-646-3808
  9. 9. Page 9 Domestic Asian United Crisis Line & Woman’s Shelter 612-724-8823 CAC Sexual Assault Services hotline 651-405-1500 Casa de Esperanza 651-772-1611 Chrysalis 612-871-0118 Cornerstone 952-884-0330 Dakota County OFP Info Line 952-985-1200 Harriet Tubman Shelter 612-825-0000 Lewis House Shelters & Outreach Hastings 651-437-1291 Eagan 651-452-7288 Outfront (Same sex DV) 612-824-8434 Employment MN Work Connection 651-632-5113 MN Workforce Center WSP 651-554-5955 Burnsville 952-895-7600 Women Venture 651-646-3808 Dakota County Area Job Clubs/Support Groups Burnsville Job Connections Group –952-898-9388 Each Tuesday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Prince of Peace Lutheran 13901 Fairview Drive Burnsville & Workforce Center—Various workshops, clubs, and W. St Paul networking classes scheduled throughout the month. Call 952-895-7600 to obtain current dates and times Eagan Employment Meeting 2nd Thursday 7:10 pm to 8:45 pm St. John Neumann Catholic Church 4030 Pilot Knob Road—Adult Ed Room Hastings Jobs 4 Us—Dan 651-480-2116 Each Monday 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm Hastings United Methodist 615 W 15th Street—Couch Room Mendota Mendota Heights Job Club Heights 1st & 3rd Thursday 6:30 pm St. Paul’s UMC 700 Wesley Lane 651-452-5683 Rosemount Unemployment Support Group Each Monday 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm Rosemount United Methodist 14770 Canada Drive 651-423-2475
  10. 10. Page 10 Financial Accountability MN (free tax preparation) 651-287-0187 Dakota County Employment & Economic Assistance 651-554-5611 CAC Ways to Work &Family Loan Program 952-895-4050 Children’s Home Society Family Service 651-451-1434 Chrysalis 612-871-0118 Consumer Credit Counseling 952-874-8164 Consumer Credit Counseling 651-714-2368 Dakota County Extension Service 651-480-7700 Family Means-Consumer Credit Counseling Program 651-439-4840 Hastings Family Service 651-437-7134 MN Extension Services 651-480-7700 Neighbors South St. Paul 651-455-1508 The Village Family Service Center 800-450-4019 Furniture Bridging Need Referral 952-888-1105 Craigslist www.craigslist.org Family Pathways Eagan Thrift Store 651-452-7739 Neighbors Inc. Furniture Match Program 651-455-1508 Light House Community Church 651-423-2566 Prince of Peace Church 952-898-9310 Twin City Free Market www.twincitiesfreemarket.org Victory Value Store 952-890-8222 Head Start Contact CAP Agency, Rosemount 651-322-3500 Dakota County Locations in: Apple Valley Burnsville Eagan Farmington Hastings Lakeville Rosemount South St. Paul
  11. 11. Page 11 Healthcare Low Cost Medical Clinics Centro de Salud St. Paul….. 651-489 1328 Mpls…... 612-874-1420 Community-University Health Care Center 612-638-0799 Dakota County Public Health Child and Teen Checks 651-554-6100 Diamondhead Clinic for Youth-Burnsville (CAC) 952-985-5300 Diamondhead Education Ctr. Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00-430 Indian Health Board 612-721-9800 Model Cities Health Care Inc 651-290-9200 MN AIDS Line ..... 1-800-248-AIDS MN Health Care Insurance Info Line 651-297-3862 St. Mary’s Health Clinics (low cost) 651-690-7029 Westside Community Clinic www.westsidechs.org ―La Clinica‖ St. Paul 651-222-1816 ―La Clinica‖ Minneapolis 612-738-7700 Medical Assistance Plans (Customer Service) Blue Plus (Customer Service) 651-662-5545 Health Partners (Customer Service) 952-967-7998 Medica (Customer Service) 952-992-2322 Metro Health Plan (MHP) 612-347-6308 U Care Minnesota (Customer Service) 612-676-3200 Family Planning Clinics Amnion Crisis Pregnancy Center (Pro-life) Crisis Line 952-898-4357 Business Line 952-898-4350 Apple Valley Life Care Center 952-431-5011 Family Tree Clinic, Inc (Saint Paul, Low Cost) 651-645-0478 Face to Face health and Counseling Service Inc. (St. Paul) 651-772-5555 IGH Community College Student Health Services 651-450-8524 Planned parenthood www.ppmsd.org Highland Park 651-698-2401 Burnsville 952-890-0940 St. Paul 651-489-1328 Teenage Medical Services 612-813-6125 Wakota Life Center (Pro-Life) 651-457-1195
  12. 12. Page 12 Housing CAP Agency Housing 651-322-3500 Community Development Agency (CDA) 651-675-4400 Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention Program 651-675-4471 Community Neighborhood Housing 651-292-8710 Dakota County Supportive Housing 651-554-5751 Habitat for Humanity Homeownership & Foreclosure Prevention 612-331-4090 HUD 612-370-3000 Minnesota Housing Financing (MHFA) 651-296-8215 Minnesota Housing Link www.housinglink.org South Saint Paul HRA 651-451-1838 Tenants Rights 612-728-5767 Legal Chrysalis (for women) 612-871-0118 Council on Crime & Justice 612-596-7621 Erickson Mediation 952-835-3688 Legal Assistance of Dakota County 952-431-3200 Mediation Center for Dispute Resolution 651-523-2610 MN Disability Law Center 612-637-2880 Neigborhood Justice Center 651-227-8497 Forever Classes 651-748-7295 Resource Center for Fathers & Families 763-783-4938 The Storefront Group 612-861-1675 Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services 651-222-4731 U of M Civil Practice Clinic 612-625-5515 U of M Law Clinic 612-625-5515 www.ourfamilywizard.com Website to help divorced families communicate regarding children's schedules, www.courts.state.mn.us Child Custody Forms Dakota County Family Court Self-Help Center 651-438-8102 Free legal advice for Dakota County residents who are going through family court but do not have a lawyer. Free 30 minute consultation
  13. 13. Page 13 Mental Health Accepts Patients without Insurance Associated Clinic of Psychology West St. Paul 651-450-0860 Apple Valley 952-432-1484 Eagan Counseling Clinic 651-454-0114 Insurance Required Alexander Center for Child Development 952-993-2498 Allina Hastings 651-438-1950 Eagan 651-454-3970 Argosy Family Service 651-463-9008 Burnsville Counseling & Healing Centers 952-435-4144 Center for Grief 651-641-0177 Christian Family Counseling 651-455-0580 CLUES 651-379-4200 Community Drug & Alcohol Services 651--994-4919 Courage Center 763-520-0520 Community-University Health Care Center 612-638-0799 Dakota Valley Psychologists 952-432-3220 DARTS (serving senior citizens) 651-455-1560 Eastern Psychological Services 612-736-2684 Family Based Counseling, Inc. 651-256-2160 Fairview Counseling Centers 612-672-6999 Fairview University Adolescent Psychiatry 612-273-8700 Family Attachment Center 952-475-2818 Family Means Counseling and MH Services 651-439-4840 Family Psychological Services 651-688-2335 Father’s Resource Center 952-997-4816 Frasier Community Service 612-861-1688 La Familia 651-221-0913 Life Development Resources 952-898-1122 Lutheran Counseling Center 952-894-4828 Lutheran Social Services Counseling Services 612-879-5320 Minnesota Valley Psychologists 952-895-9200 Nystrom & Associates (Christian Counseling) 952-997-3020 PACE Diagnostic & Counseling 651-451-0636 Park Nicollet Mental Health 952-993-3307 Professional Counseling and Grief Services 952-891-2525 Ron Petig (Anger Management) 952-431-1515 South Suburban Psychological and Counseling Services 651-454-0684 St. David's Child Development & Family Services 952-939-0396 Thad Wilderson & Associates 651-225-8997 United Behavioral Health 952-945-6900 Washburn Child Guidance Center 612-871-1454 Wilder Child Guidance Clinic 651-642-4001
  14. 14. Page 14 Transportation Cabs: Suburban 612-222-2222 Blue and White 612-333-3333 CAC Ways to Work Program 952-985-4050 Car Care Credit Connections (SSP Car Sales) 651-450-2277 Community Car Care 952-985-3870 Darts Need referral 651-455-1339 GAPP Service 952-953-9299 Greyhound Bus Depot www.greyhound.com 800-231-2222 Hastings Family Service, Inc. 651-437-7134 Hastings Trac 651-437-8722 Curb to Curb between 8-4:30 651-437-7082 between 6-8am & 4:30-6pm 651-248-3207 Metro Disabilities 651-636-5000 Metro Transit www.metrotransit.org 612-373-3333 Minnesota Non-Emergency Transportation 888-561-8747 Minnesota Valley Transit 952-882-7500 Neighbors Volunteer Drivers 651-455-5000 Utilities Centerpoint Energy Minnegasco 612-372-4727 EXCEL Energy 1-800-895-4999 MN Energy Assistance Programs Community Action Council 952-985-5300 CAP Agency 651-322-3500 Hastings Family Service 651-437-7134 Heat Share 612-789-2858 Neighbors, Inc. 651-455-1508 St. Paul Foundation 651-224-5463 Telephone Service Discount Programs Link-up and Life-Line Reduced (50%) connection charges for home telephone line. / Monthly credit on basic phone service / Free long distance blocking Application is available online at: www.puc.state.mn.us/consumer/assist/tsd1.htm Include proof of income and mail directly to your telephone company
  15. 15. Page 15 Food Shelves CAC—Dakota County M-F 9-5 952-985-5300 Centro Cultural—Chicano 952-874-1412 CHAP Thrift Store 952-890-8222 Eagan M-F 9-4 651-905-9419 Farmington M-F 9-4 952-985-4032 Hastings Family Services M-F 9-5:30 651-437-7134 Neighbors, Inc. M-F 8:15-4:30 651-455-1508 Peace Center 952-758-4688 Rosemount M-F 9-4 651-322-5113 St. John’s Lighthouse 651-423-2566 Food Support Angel Food Ministries (Hastings UMC) 651-437-4398 Dakota County WIC Program 952-891-7525 Eagan Resource Center 651-688-3189 Fare for All 800-582-4291 Mission Out Post 952-435-3332 Mothers & Children (MAC) 651-484-8241 South Metro Vineyard Church 18 Mealer 952-892-1000 Community Meals Monday 6:00 Grace Lutheran Church Apple Valley 952-432-7273 September—May (1st, 2nd, 4th) June-August (1st, 4th) Tuesday 5:00 Hosanna Lutheran Church Lakeville 952-435-3332 Wednesdays 5:15 Augustana Lutheran Church West St. Paul 651-457-3373 5:45 CrossRoads Church Lakeville 952-469-7729 5:45 MN Valley Church Lakeville 952-432-7197 Thursdays 5:30 Farmington Lutheran Church Farmington 651-463-4100 5:30-6 Mt Calvary Lutheran Church Eagan 651-454-2344 5:00 (4th) Cross of Christ Church Lakeville 952-469-3113 Saturday 6:00 (last) Episcopal Church of the Nativity Burnsville 952-435-8687

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