Social Services/Food2018-07-19T14:54:06-05:00

Social Services/Food Resources

Bridge to Benefits

Offers a free screening tool online to determine if you may be eligible for a variety of public work support programs. Examples: Free and Reduce Lunch, Tax Credits, Child Care Assistance, Medical Assistance, Energy Assistance. They also have a FAQ page for each program with helpful information.  Site is offered in English and Spanish.

CAP-HC (Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County)

Energy assistance, home ownership services, rental support services, homeless services, food support, tax assistance, legal service clinics, community development, finanical services and MNSure application assistance

8800 Highway 7, Ste. 401
St. Louis Park, Minnesota 55426

Fare for All

Great way to save money on quality, nutritious food. They buy fresh fruits, vegetables, and frozen meat in bulk to save you up to 40% off grocery store prices
Multiple locations


Hennepin County Cash Assistance Programs

Cash assistance programs are provided to help families and individuals meet their basic needs until they can support themselves

9600 Aldrich Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55420
612-596-1300- Singles
612-596-1900- Families

SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)

Helps people with low income to buy the food they need for sound nutrition and well-balanced meals

9600 Aldrich Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55420

VEAP (Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People)

Provides a range of services to help low-income people meet immediate needs and reach their long-term goal of stability. Serves residents of Bloomington, Richfield, Edina and South Minneapolis

9600 Aldrich Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55420

Veterans LinkAge Line

Support specialists trained through the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA)


WIC (Women, Infants, Children)

Designed to improve health for women and young children, and help families make positive nutrition and health decisions and help to put more fresh and healthy food on the table