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Local Food & Housing Resources



 Housing Resources


Ramsey County Human Services (Apply for all state services) 160 E Kellogg 651-266-4444

Dorothy Day Center Housing Crisis response in Ramsey County (single adults) 651-288-4717

Senior Housing Guide

Merrick Food Shelf at Woodland Hills
1740 Van Dyke Street, St. Paul, MN 55109
Phone: (651) 287-2088
As of September 30th...
Open Mondays, Wednesday and Thursdays
serving 50 families a day.
Food Distribution - 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Food Distribution - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Food Distribution - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 Food Shelf Resources In the East Side Community

Food Resources

Second Harvest Heartland joins forces to end Hunger

Offers USDA Commodity Supplemental Nutrition program,Mothers and Children (Mac) and the Nutrition Assistance Program for seniors (NAPS) which provides free monthly supplement USDA commodity food packages to income-eligible pregnant and postpartum women.Children up to their sixth birthday and seniors 60 years and older. Qualified participants receive these monthly food packages at a designed distribution site in their local area.

SNAP (Food Stamp Program) application and screening eligibility: 651-209-7963. 

Snap Income Guidelines or call

Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)

(651)484-8241(no longer service children age 5-6,and mothers who are 6-12 months postpartum.(Seniors only)

How to Apply (CSFP)

Minnesota Food Helpline (statewide food resource) 


Mounds Park United Methodist Church 

(grocery giveaway on the third Saturday of the month) 

1049 Euclid Street 651-774-8736

FOOD GIVE AWAY @ Dayton’s Bluff Seniors 1:00-3:00 PM Summer (only)

Food shelf located @ DBS on Tuesday Mornings 1x a month for Dayton’s Bluff seniors residents only.

Lunch: Midway Area Berean Lutheran Church provides lunch 2nd and last Saturday of the month @ 11:30- 12:30 served at their table;located in basement-use front doors elevator or stairs;on a bus line. (next to the Sears 441 Rice street) 651-224-5389

Union Gospel Mission Meal Coupon

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