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Resource Center

At Start Today Hennepin, we go above and beyond to make sure your life is made easier by providing you a wide range of resources that are accessible to you at any given time during the day. Take a look at the resources below, read more about what we offer, and see what makes us different than the rest.


Shelter Resources

Hennepin Shelter Hotline:  612-204-8200

Single point of entry for any person 18 years or older or part of a family seeking emergency shelter. 

Residents are connected to various navigators, shelter access points, and domestic violence services depending on their needs.

Salvation Army

1010 Currie Ave
Minneapolis, MN
(612) 767-3100


St. Stephen's

2211 Clinton Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55404



Our Savior's

2315 Chicago Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404



Simpson Shelter

2740 1st Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408



PSP (Families w/children only)

614 S 3rd St. Minneapolis, MN 55415



The Bridge (Youth only)



**Please call shelter for specific intake processes as each shelter may vary.

Working Together on Project

Hennepin County

For information on Cash Assistance, Child Care Assistance, Emergency Assistance and Health Care Assistance, please click the Hennepin County link:  Emergency programs | Hennepin County

Benefit questions call: 612-596-1300


Shelter Team call:  612-348-9410

Doctor and Patient

Mental Health Resources

**If you are having a mental health crisis, and feel unsafe to yourself or others please call COPE (24 hours)





Canned Food

Food Support

For a list of food shelves, other community agencies that help with housing assistance, clothing, or transportation assistance please contact United Way ( Dial 211) and an operator can assist you with these resources and more.

County Forms

Housing Stabilization Services (HSS)

Housing Stabilization Services is a Medical Assistance benefit to help people with disabilities and seniors find and keep housing. Housing stabilization services are state plan (not waiver) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS).

For eligibility, please click here:  Housing Stabilization Services (

Get an Assessment!
* Qualified professional, like a mental health professional, nurse practitioner, or doctor.
* A Certified assessor (with a MnCHOICES assessment) Senior care coordinator, or Coordinated entry assessor

STEP 2. Make a Person-Centered Plan!

* If you don’t have any of these people helping you, you can get help making a Housing Focused Person-Centered Plan from a registered housing consultant.*If you have a MA-Waiver case manager, senior care coordinator, or targeted case manager, that person will help you update your plan to include Housing Stabilization Services.

Remember, you get to decide which provider will help you with housing transition and housing sustaining services.

STEP 3. Get Approved!

Your assessment, proof of disability, and your Person-Centered Plan are submitted to the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) for approval.

Once approved, you will meet with your assigned case manager to formulate your ongoing plan and services needed.

Filling Out Prescriptions

Genoa Pharmacy

Get Started with Genoa

Dedicated to serving and celebrating people from all backgrounds.

Genoa's services are all at NO COST and include:

*  Specialized bubble-packaging, including sorting medications by dose times to encourage medication adherence.

*  Mail/Delivery to individual client homes, your clinic, or residential treatment centers.

* Monthly refill reminders/wellness calls to avoid last minute calls to providers.

*  Online portal for clinic staff to view client profiles.

*  Accept any insurance, as well as provide hardship assistance for uninsured consumers.

Ready to move your medications to Genoa?  Connect with your pharmacy team to get started:

Phone:  612-284-2197

Fax:  612-808-6759

1155 Ford Road, Suite C

St. Louis Park, MN  55426

Contact your case manager direct for information or call 612.843.4230.

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