Job fairs and hiring events
Employer panel and job development career fair
Sponsored by Hennepin County
- Monday, December 10, 2018, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central
300 Nicollet Mall, 2nd floor, Minneapolis, 55401
- December 10 event flyer (PDF)
Free Thanksgiving meals
Many community agencies provide free Thanksgiving meals. Some require reservations. For more information call United Way at 2-1-1.
Free Thanksgiving meals (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).
Participants needed in U of M study
The University of Minnesota (U of M) is looking for people to take part in a study about children’s eating and play habits. Somali, Latino, Hmong, Native American and African American families that have children between 5 and 9 years old to are encouraged to take a survey to help the U of M create programs for healthy children. Before taking the on-line survey, parents/guardians will need the height and weight measurements for each child. The survey takes about one hour to complete. Participants will be sent a $60 gift card. 18 months later, another survey will be sent and participants will get another $60 gift card. Information is kept confidential. For more information, please email email@example.com, or call at 612-624-3129. Posted 9/11/18.
EMERGE is launching many free training programs:
- Manufacturing Foundations (key skills: forklift operation & OSHA 10) - starts October 17
- Class A CDL drivers’ license– Ongoing start date
For more information, go to Community resources, education and training, Education and training section.
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.