Local and National Resources
If Open Door is your church home, you may contact the Adult Care team for support and prayer. These outside resources are also available as a starting point outside of Open Door.
Twin Cities Christian Legal Aid (612) 278-1755
Twin Cities Christian Legal Aid (TCCLA) offers legal advice, limited assistance, spiritual counsel, and referrals to individuals and their families who have low income, are disabled, or are homeless.
A place to find lawyers who are members of the Christian Legal Society.
Hennepin County Adult Victim Services
General Info (612) 348-5550
Assistance includes advocacy, support and referrals for crime victims.
Counseling and Recovery
Twin Cities Crisis Line (612) 379-6363 or (866) 379-6363
Provides free 24-hour crisis counseling by telephone.
Twin Cities Suicide Prevention (612) 873-2222
SAVE.ORG/Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273-8255
The SAVE mission is to prevent suicide through public awareness and education, reduce stigma, and serve as a resource for those touched by suicide.
Jeff VanVonderen, Interventionist
Keith Hankinson, Hankinson Intervention
Christian Recovery International
National Association of Christian Recovery (NACR)
Resources for Christians recovering from addiction, abuse, or trauma.
Spiritual Abuse Recovery Resources
Seed of Hope (952) 476-4673
Offers financial assistance for counseling through an application process.
Minnesota Teen Challenge (612) 373-3366
Christian residential drug and alcohol program for adolescents and adults.
Pastoral Care Ministries (Leanne Payne)
Pastoral Care Ministry school promotes healing ministry for participants and clergy through one week conferences.
Chat with someone about how to begin a relationship with God.
Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse
The Dwelling Place Crisis Line: (651) 776-4805
A non-profit Christian shelter ministry providing services for women who have been battered and help for men who want to change.
Minnesota Domestic Violence Crisis Line (866) 223-1111
Rape and Sexual Abuse Center 24-hour Hotline (612) 825-4357
National Domestic Abuse Hotline (800) 799-7233
Tubman Family Alliance (612) 825-0000
Provides immediate safe haven and protection for women and children in crisis, as well as a full range of support services for all members of the family. Serving Hennepin, Washington, and suburban Ramsey counties.
Domestic Abuse Project (612) 874-7063 or (800) 793-5975
Provides counseling, education and advocacy to families affected by domestic abuse.
Horses Helping Humans (612) 554-4627
Provides education and equine-assisted learning for domestic abuse survivors. Through interactions and activities with horses and each other, we explore new ways of thinking and seeing ourselves and the world around us.
Financial Emergency Assistance and Resource Centers
CEAP (763) 566-9600
Community Emergency Assistance Program provides food shelf, clothing closet, financial assistance and programs for seniors and families.
Serving: Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center and East Champlin.
CROSS (763) 425-1050
Christians Reaching Out in Social Service provides food and clothing to those in temporary need. Serving: West Champlin, Corcoran, Dayton, Hanover, Hassan, Maple Grove, Osseo, and Rogers.
Energy Assistance Program/Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin County (952) 933-9639
Offers outreach, energy assistance programs, homeownership services, financial counseling and foreclosure prevention assistance to people with low income.
NEAR (763) 533-2836
North-suburban Emergency Assistance Response provides an emergency food shelf and limited financial assistance to residents of northern Robbinsdale, Crystal, and New Hope who live between 42nd and 62nd Avenues North.
PRISM (763) 529-1350
People Responding In Social Ministry provides families with food, financial assistance, transportation and other services. Serving: Crystal, Golden Valley, New Hope, Plymouth, and Robbinsdale.
Minnesota Department of Health & Human Services
Provides or administers health care coverage, economic assistance, and a variety of services for children, people with disabilities, and older Minnesotans.
Healthcare and Health Resources
Free, personalized websites that support and connect loved ones during critical illness, treatment and recovery.
National Alliance of Mental Illness (800) 950-6264
Support, resources, and advocacy for people with mental illness and their families.
Minnesota Board on Aging (800) 882-6262, (651) 431-2500
Provides a spectrum of services to Minnesota seniors, including Senior LinkAge Line®, Insurance Counseling and more.
Minnesota Cancer Resources
The Parent Care Solution (763) 477-7561
A unique program that helps "baby boomers" and their parents prepare in advance for the health, financial, legal and emotional issues that accompany aging, unexpected illness or death.
American Cancer Society (800) ACS-2345
Housing, Transportation and Jobs
An online directory of services to help people in Minnesota find human services, information and referral, financial assistance, and other forms of help.
Hennepin County Dept of Health, Housing & Human Services
2-1-1 Minnesota Information and Referral
Minneapolis (612) 335-5000 St. Paul (651) 224-1133
Beehive is a practical option for bi-lingual (English and Spanish) information and resources around everyday concerns: money, health, jobs, school, housing and family. They also provide access to all of the nonprofit and government agencies and programs currently accessible through United Way 2-1-1, United Way’s free, 24-hour hotline for health and human service information.
Woodale Job Transition Support Group (952) 927-1668
Networking, Accountability, Encouragement, and Prayer Support
Wooddale Church, 6630 Shady Oak Rd, contact Don Rasmussen
Crossroads Career Network
Speakers and varied career search topics, facilitated and informal networking, prayer and support. Small groups available. Grace Church, Eden Prairie,
9301 Eden Prairie Rd. First Thurs of month, 7:30-9:30am, contact
Jobs in Transition Support Group
Networking, Speakers, & Small Group. St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 13600 Technology Dr. Wed, 10-11am.
Unplanned Pregnancy, Infertility, Infant Loss and
New Life Family Services
24-hour hotline (612) 866-7715
Offers services to assist with pregnancy needs. Includes free pregnancy tests, decision-making counseling, practical assistance, and licensed adoption services to help you in making a decision about your pregnancy.
Stepping Stones (616) 224-7488
Stepping Stones is a ministry for couples facing infertility challenges or pregnancy loss.
The Center for G.R.A.C.E. (763) 497-0709
Missing GRACE (Grieve, Restore, Arise, Commemorate and Educate) provides resources and support for families that have experienced: pregnancy loss, infant loss, infertility, or adoption.
Rachel’s Vineyard (877) 467-3463
Offers weekend retreats for post-abortion healing.
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