Job fairs and hiring events
Employer of the Day – Transamerica Life Insurance Company
Sponsored by Hennepin County
Hennepin Waypoint is a website that connects people experiencing homelessness or extreme financial hardship to services they need. Anyone can access the website without downloading an app. For more information and the link, go to the Community resources, education and training section and scroll down to Homelessness/housing. Posted 2/21/19
Get help paying your heating bills
Reminder: The Minnesota Cold Weather Rule (CWR) is in effect from October 15 to April 15. People who need help paying heating bills must contact their natural gas or electric utility company to make and keep a payment plan to receive CWR protection. Read more about requirements and contacts.
View the Cold Weather Rule brochure (PDF)
Get legal help
Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid offers weekly legal aid clinics, educational sessions and monthly legal workshops at 800 West Broadway, Minneapolis. View the legal aid flyer (PDF).
Free tax preparation
This is a list of free tax preparation locations and hours of operation. Please call as you may need to make an appointment. View the list of sites (PDF).
The Minnesota Cold Weather Rule
Minnesota’s Cold Weather Rule (CWR) is now in effect until April 15. To learn more about signing up for a payment plan, go to the Community Resources section, and scroll down Energy assistance. View the Cold Weather Rule brochure (PDF).
Crisis Text Line: Text MN to 741 741 for free help for people across Minnesota who are having a mental health crisis or are contemplating suicide. The Crisis Text Line is available 24/7.
In the Twin Cities metro area, call **CRISIS (274747) from a cell phone to talk to a team of professionals who can help you, 24/7.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a toll-free number: 800-273-TALK (8255). The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.