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Resources for Families
Monday, June 1, 2020 11:00 AM

For food, clothing, financial or medication assistance, the City of Minneapolis has a list of resources for residents who need help.

If you need help accessing additional resources, contact your school social worker. You can find out who your social worker is by calling your school or the MPS Mental Health Support Hotline at 612.767.4158.


MPS emergency food pick-up sites open as usual; new food site at Longfellow Park; food sites will continue into summer

MPS emergency food sites will continue to be open as usual this week. Stay tuned to MPS social media for updates. As of June 1, a new food pick-up site has been added at Longfellow Park at 3435 36th Ave. S. where free food boxes will be provided DAILY from Monday-Friday, 10 am - 2 pm; other locations and schedules are available throughout the city. Food boxes contain items for 14 meals with seven breakfasts and seven lunches available to any child 18 years and under.

MPS will continue to distribute free food boxes beyond the end of the school year and through at least Friday, July 24. We will keep the community informed as plans develop for August and beyond. Please visit our website for the latest information.

Child care sites for emergency and health care workers are CANCELLED FOR MONDAY, JUNE 1

Child care sites for emergency and health care workers are cancelled for Monday, June 1. For the latest information, families should look for phone calls or emails coming directly from your child care site. 

Help managing stress and anxiety
MPS has a variety of supports to help students and families manage the stress and anxiety they are experiencing during these trying times living under COVID-19 and now the unrest our city is experiencing. Families should know these support resources are free and that multilingual assistance is available.