Community Resources

Ramsey County community partners and local organizations are offering resources and assistance during the coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak. This page will be updated on a regular basis with new information and resources. Please check back for the latest information.

Volunteer opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering during the COVID-19 pandemic, the following organizations have information on local and remote opportunities to serve our community.

The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) of Ramsey County needs additional support during the extended COVID-19 response. Learn more about MRC and sign up.

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Food resources


Service Area


Additional Resources


Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, and East Champlin.



Centennial Community Food Shelf

East Blaine, Lexington, Circle Pines, Lino Lakes and Centerville.



Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf

Woodbury, Oakdale, Landfall, and part of south Maplewood.


Comet's Cupboard Concordia University Saint Paul students, staff and faculty. 651-641-8261  
Franciscan Brothers of Peace Food Shelf Saint Paul. 651-646-8586  
Friends in Need Saint Paul and surrounding area. 651-458-0730  

Good In the ‘Hood’s Foodshelf-In-A-Box

Multiple metro locations. 612-217-4003  
The Hallie Q. Brown Food Shelf Summit-Universiy neighborhood of Saint Paul. 651-224-4601  

Hugo Good Neighbors Food Shelf

Hugo, Centerville, portions of Lino Lakes and portions of White Bear Lake.


Hunger Solutions Hunger relief information across Minnesota. 651-486-9860
Keystone Food Shelves Saint Paul locations, no geographic restriction. 651-645-0349
Merrick Food Shelves Maplewood residents and east side of Saint Paul residents. 651-287-2088  
Neighborhood House Food Support Program West side of Saint Paul and Sibley Manor in Highland Park. 651-789-2500  
Neighbors, Inc. Food Shelf South Saint Paul.  651-455-5000  
North St. Paul Area Food Shelf North St. Paul and Oakdale.  651-770-1309  
Ralph Reeder Food Shelf Mounds View Public School District. 651-621-6280  
Saint Paul Public Schools Nutrition Services  All Saint Paul families.  651-603-4950
  • Call 651-696-9600 to locate your bus stop pick up location.
  • Call 651-523-6328 if you have a critical need for delivery. 
Salvation Army Eastside Corps East side of Saint Paul.  651-776-8169  
Second Harvest Heartland Southern Minnesota and western Wisconsin.  888-339-3663
Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities Saint Paul. 651-292-1721  
White Bear Area Emergency Food Shelf White Bear Area School District. 651-407-5310  
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Housing resources

Ramsey County works with a variety of local agencies to provide resources for people who are experiencing homelessness, at risk of becoming homeless or need emergency assistance to stay in their homes. View the Housing Services and Support page for additional homeless assistance information. Visit Heading Home Ramsey for additional community partner resources. 

Organization Program Services Provided Contact
American Indian Family Center Thinica Owichakiyapi Thipi. Rent assistance. 651-793-3803
Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES) Homelessness prevention. Rent assistance. 612-746-3550
Face to Face Youth Homelessness Project. Youth outreach and limited rent assistance. 651-772-9644
Lutheran Social Services StreetWorks Collaborative. Youth outreach.  651-354-3345
Minnesota Community Care House calls. Rent and utility shutoff assistance. 651-266-1290
Neighborhood House FHPAP Housing Assistance. Rent and utility shutoff assistance. 651-793-7340
YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities Homelessness prevention and outreach. Youth prevention and rent assistance. 763-493-3052