Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP)
When scheduling an appointment at a clinic, ask if your insurance is accepted at that location. If you need to replace your Medical Assistance Card, visit MHCP Member Help Desk.
Choose the best coverage for your needs. Visit MNsure online.
Find help getting enrolled and navigating health systems Visit Portico Healthnet online.
Child and Teen Checkups
Program services: help people younger than 20 years old to schedule doctors' appointments. Learn more about the program.
Program services: information on how to transition from getting healthcare as a youth to an adult. Learn more about Got Transition.
Myself My Health
Program services: website lists clinics for young adults in the Twin Cities metro area. Visit a clinic near your neighborhood.
Program goals: support, advocacy and activities that utilize traditional teachings and other cultural strengths to encourage healing, build resilience and counter the normalization of violence for Two Spirit/Native LGBTQ, women, and families.
Program goals: free, confidential crisis counseling and advocacy services about gender identity, gender expression, biological sex, and sexual/romantic attractions. Visit Outfront Minnesota.
Program goals: increase access to mental health support so that queer and trans youth may reclaim their lives from oppression in all its forms including partnerships with healthcare resources. Visit RECLAIM online.
Transgender Health Project Shot Clinic
Program goals: concerned trans individuals helping out other trans folks with their hormone shots. Learn more about the clinic.
Program goals: take the awkward out of sex education and give you the answers you want to know about sex, your body, and relationships. Visit AMAZE.
Better Together Hennepin
Program goals: programs and services so that all young people have access to sexual education, high-quality reproductive health care, healthy youth development opportunities, and connections to caring adults. Visit the Better Together Hennepin webpage.
Love is respect
Program goals: chat, call, and text 24/7 services to get assistance on dating and relationships. Visit the Love Is Respect website.
Myself My Health
Program goals: clinic list and resources for teens and young adults in the Twin Cities metro area that provide confidential sexual and reproductive health care. Visit Myself My Health.
Red Door Clinic
Program goals: sexual health services including pregnancy, STD and HIV testing for anyone. Visit the Red Door Clinic website.
Sexual Health Hotline
Program goals: give confidential information and services via phone, text, and web chat on family planning and STDs. Visit the program website.
That’s not cool
Program goals: raise awareness for healthy relationships, online and in-person. Visit That's Not Cool.
Victims of violence
Hennepin Assault Response Team (HART)
Program goals: medical care and support for patients who report sexual assault, human trafficking/sexual exploitation, intimate partner violence, and child abuse. Visit the HART webpage.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline
Program goals: advocates who are available around the clock to talk confidentially with anyone who is experiencing domestic violence and is seeking resources, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationships.
No Wrong Door
Program goals: assistance to youth who have been or are at risk of being sexually exploited.
If you or someone you know is being sexually exploited or trafficked:
Mental health and substance use
Hennepin County can help children and adults find and receive mental health services and help with substance use disorders. Hennepin offers evaluations, therapy and education.
Mental health crises
If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis:
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Program goals: free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Visit the Youth: Lifeline webpage.
Find a therapist
Search for a mental health services in or near your school. Talk with your local school district or school counselor for assistance.
Find a black therapist
Specific to queer and trans youth
RECLAIM increases access to mental health support so that queer and trans youth may reclaim their lives from oppression in all its forms including partnerships with healthcare resources.
Find a mental health clinic
Program goals: real-time service available for mental health clinics and treatment options. Visit Fast Tracker for mental health resources.
Hennepin County Mental Health Center
Program goals: ongoing, comprehensive, client-centered treatment that provides assessments and evaluation, therapy and education, medications services, and whole person care. Learn more about the center.
Find services for substance abuse
Program goals: real-time service available for mental health clinics and treatment options. Visit Fast Tracker for substance use resources.
Southside Harm Reduction Services
Program goals: work within a harm reduction framework to promote human rights to health, safety, autonomy, and agency among people who use substances. Visit Southside Harm Reduction Services online.
Learn to handle stress
Find tips and tools for how to handle stressors in life. These free, online resources provide opportunities to journal and give ideas on how to manage stress.
Services for people with disabilities
For young people with disabilities
Both programs help young people with disabilities to develop self-advocacy skills and increase success in the classroom, at home and in the community.
Tools and information on health coverage