Resources by Topic

Food Resources

Bridge to Benefits: Online tool for assessing eligibility for public benefits

  • Phone: (651) 227-6121
  • Address: 555 Park Street, Suite 410, St. Paul, MN 55103 

CEAP Meals on Wheels: CEAP Meals on Wheels provides hot, nutritious, lunch-time meals for seniors and for individuals who are not able to prepare meals or leave their homes. Participants contribute financially per meal, and subsidy funds are available for those in financial need.

  • Phone: (763) 450-3678

CAPI: Connecting immigrants, refugees, and US-born persons of color with the resources they need, including food, human services, economic empowerment, etc.

  • Call 612-767-3686 to schedule an appointment to enroll in the food shelf program.
  • Phone: (612) 721-0122 (Option 1)
  • Address: 5930 Brooklyn Boulevard, Brooklyn Center, MN 55429

Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County: Assist with applying for benefits related to food assistance. 

  • Main phone line: (952) 933-9639
  • SNAP assistance: (952) 697-1354
  • Address: 8800 HWY 7, #403 St. Louis Park, Minnesota 55426

Community Emergency Service

  • The Neighborhood Food Shelf is open to residents in need of supplemental food. Guests can visit the food shelf once a month.
  • There is a simple intake for first time guests.
  • Food delivery for isolated seniors. Program eligibility required.
  • Phone: (612) 870-1125
  • Address: 1900 11th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404

CROSS: Food assistance, financial assistance, Meals on Wheels, kid's programs, holiday gift programs, clothing and home shop.

  • Serving households in Rogers, Maple Grove, Osseo, Champlin (West of 169), Dayton, and Corcoran
  • Phone: (763) 425-1050
  • Email:
  • Address: 12915 Weinand Circle, Rogers, MN 55374 

The Food Group Fare for All: Food shelf support and mobile food market with reduced price groceries for purchase. 

  • Phone: (763) 450-3880
  • Address: 8501 54th Ave. N New Hope, MN 55428

Help at Your Door: Shops for and delivers groceries and prescriptions every two weeks to aging and homebound seniors and those with disabilities. 

  • Sliding scale fee based on household size and income. EBT payments and SNAP benefits are accepted. Call for more information.
  • Phone: (651) 642-1892

House of Charity: Daily lunch 12:30pm-1:00pm

  • Address: 714 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55415

ICA (Intercongregational Communities Association): Drive up to person with checklist for what they want to order for food. They will bring out when ready. All food is Pre-Pack.

  • Serves Deephaven, Excelsior, Greenwood, Hopkins, Minnetonka, Shorewood and Woodland.
  • Phone: (952) 938-0729 
  • Address: 11588 K-Tel Drive Minnetonka, MN 55343

Interfaith Outreach: Food Shelf, Family support, Housing, Employment, Transportation, Education, Youth Services and Assistance.  

  • Call for intake appointments for food shelf
  • Serves Hamel, Long Lake, Medicine Lake, Medina, Minnetonka Beach, Orono, Plymouth, and Wayzataa
  • Phone: (763) 489-7500
  • Address: 1605 County Road 101, Plymouth, 55447 

Islamic Center of Minnesota: Halal/Zabiha foods for families of Minnesota.

  • Pick up is scheduled for first and third Sunday of each month from 11:00am to 1pm
  • Registration is Saturday through Thursday
  • Pre-registration is required for new clients
  • Phone: (763) 571-5604
  • Address: 1401 Gardena Ave NE Fridley, MN 55432

Jewish Family and Children's Services of Minneapolis: Career Services, children and family services, community service and engagement, counseling and mental health services, financial assistance and food security, and senior services. Kosher Meals on Wheels delivery.

  • Serves people of all ages and faith backgrounds in Hennepin County
  • Phone: (952) 546-0616
  • Address: 5905 Golden Valley Rd, Golden Valley, MN 55422

Kosher Meals on Wheels, provided by Jewish Family and Children's Services: JFCS provides Kosher Meals on Wheels to clients within our service area. Kosher meals are safely delivered to clients’ doors.  Services are available on a sliding fee.

  • Phone: (952) 546-0616

Loaves and Fishes: Free hot meals.

  • Phone: (612) 377-9810
  • Address: 721 Kasota Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
  • Several metro locations. Call or visit website to find days/times for the location nearest you.

Metro Meals on Wheels: Meal delivery services for seniors and individuals with disabilities in the Twin Cities Metro

  • Phone: (612) 623-3363
  • Address: 1200 Washington Avenue S., Suite 380, Minneapolis, MN 55415

Minnesota Food Helpline: This helpline will help enroll neighbors who qualify for SNAP and find emergency food assistance close to their home.

  • Phone: 1-888-711-1151 

NEAR: Food shelf, school supplies, holiday baskets, and resource referrals

  • Serves those living in New Hope, Robbinsdale, and Crystal.
  • Phone: (763) 533-2836
  • Address: 5209 W Broadway Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55429

PRISM: Food shelf, thrift store, housing assistance, and kids programs.

  • Serving New Hope, Plymouth, Golden Valley, Crystal, and Robbinsdale.
  • Phone: (763) 529-1350
  • Address: 730 Florida Ave. S., Golden Valley, MN 55426 

Sharing and Caring Hands: Hot meals served at Day Services Center

  • Monday-Thursday 9:00am-3:30pm, Saturday-Sunday 9:30am and 11:00am, no meals served Friday
  • All are welcome to join for these meals
  • Phone: (612) 338-4640
  • Address: 525 North 7th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55405

SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program): Income eligible individuals and families can apply for financial assistance with buying groceries for nutritious and well-balances meals.

VEAP: Indoor pantry shopping is back every Tuesday and Wednesday. All other appointments will be served through a drive-up line.

  • Food delivery: Available to seniors, those with a disability or participants that do not have transportation to use our drive-up model and live in our service area.
  • Serves Bloomington, Edina, Richfield and part of South Minneapolis.
  • Phone: (952) 888-9616 
  • Address: 9600 Alrich Ave S Bloomington, MN 55420

West African Family and Community Services: Culturally specific food shelf and clothing closet, employment assistance, PC training, and other family support services. 

  • Phone: (763) 561-3042 Ext.117
  • Address: 7200 Brooklyn Blvd Brooklyn Center, MN 55429

WIC (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program for Women, Infants, and Children): Additional support for households that include a pregnant woman, a woman who has recently had a baby, or a child up to the age of 5.

  • Eligibility determined based on income level. A household is automatically income eligible if they are receiving SNAP, Medical Assistance, MFIP, Energy Assistance, Reduced or Free school meals, or use Head Start services.
  • Phone: 1-800-657-3942 or 1-651-201-4444