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Springbrook nature center (Free)

100 85th Ave NW, Fridley, MN 55432 (763) 572- 3588


Bunker Beach Waterpark

701 County Road A, Coon Rapids, MN 55433

(763) 767-2895


The Works Museum ($8.00)

9740 Grand Ave, Bloomington MN 55420



The Walker Art Center

1750 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis MN 55403

(612)375-7600 (first Saturday of each month is free)


Minnesota Children’s Museum

10 west 7th street. Saint Paul MN 55102

(651)25-6000 (3rd Sunday each Month is Free)


Minneapolis Institute of Art

2400 Third Ave. south, Minneapolis MN 55404


Oakhill Splash Pad (free)

3201 Rhode Island Ave South, Saint Louis Park MN


French Park (Free)

12605 County Road 9, Plymouth MN 55441



Maple Maze ($5.00)

12951 weaver lake RD, Maple Grove MN 55369



Lake Hiawatha Splash Pad (Free)

2701 east 44th street, Minneapolis MN 55406



Lewis Park Splash Pad (Free)

900 North Marion Street. Saint Paul MN 55117


Science Museum of Minnesota

120 west Kellogg Blvd Saint Paul MN 55102


Minnesota History Center

345 west Kellogg Blvd, St. Paul Minnesota 55102


Minneapolis Music and Movies in the Park (Free)

Starts in June and runs through Labor Day weekend. For a list of shows and parks visit


Minnesota Zoo

13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124 (952) 431-9200


Como Park Zoo & Conservatory (Free Zoo)

1225 Estabrook Dr,

St Paul, MN 55103

(651) 487-8201


Chutes and ladders Park (Hyland Play Area) (Free)

10145 Bush Lake Road, Bloomington MN 55438



Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, MN 55403

(612) 375-7600


Nickelodeon Studios

5000 center court, Bloomington, MN 55425 (952) 883-8800


Sea life Minnesota museum

120 E Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425 (952) 883-0202

Family Fun


Emergency Food Shelf Network

8501 54th Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55428

(763) 450-3860


Catholic Charities Branch 1 & II food shelf

1308 E Franklin Ave

Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 204-8420


Little Kitchen Food Shelf

1500 Sixth Street N/E

Minneapolis, MN 55413

(Northeast Community Lutheran Church)

(612) 788-2444


People Serving People

614 South 3rd Street

Minneapolis, MN 55415

(612) 789-2858


CEAP Brooklyn Park

6840 78th Ave north

Brooklyn Park, MN 55445



North point health and wellness center food shelf

1313 Penn Ave North

Minneapolis, MN 55421

(612) 767-9175


Near Food Shelf

5309 West Broadway

Crystal, MN 55429



IOCP Interfaith Outreach Community Partners

1605 North County Road 101

Plymouth, MN 55447



730 Florida Ave South

Golden Valley, MN 55426




6812 West Lake Street

St. Louis Park, MN 55426



9600 Aldrich Ave. South

Bloomington, MN 55420



Neighborhood House Food Shelf

179 East Robie Street

St. Paul, MN 55107



Salvation Army Food Shelf South

1604 E Lake Street

Minneapolis, MN 55407

(612) 767-2700


Food in The Hood

1630 East 90th Street

Bloomington, MN 55425



ICA Shelf

12990 Saint Davids RD

Hopkins, MN



Sharing Korner

439 Thomas Avenue

St. Paul, MN 55103



Seed Academy & Harvest Preparatory School

1300 Olson Memorial Hwy, Minneapolis, MN 55411



Minneapolis Public Schools

612.668.0000 or




MTS Minnesota Connections Academy

Free online public school


St. Paul Public Schools





Minneapolis Adult Basic Education


Phone: 612-668-3800


St. Paul Adult Basic Education (Hubb Center)


Phone: 651-290-4822

Email: hub@harding


Agape High School

(Teen Parent and Daycare Available)


Phone: 651-744-7970


Broadway High school

(Teen Parent and Daycare Available)


Phone: 612-668-4700




Phone: 612-752-7201


Brooklyn Center Academy

(Teen Parent and Daycare Available)


Phone:  763-450-3386


North Education Center Alternative School

(Teen Parent and Daycare Available)


Phone: 763-559-3535

Child Care

Child Care Assistance Program

Contact county human services office

Application website:


Minneapolis Day Care




Affordable day care or looking for a job


Youth Centers

The Bridge


2200 Emerson Ave South

Minneapolis MN


Hennepin County Shelter Team


Century Plaza

330 South 12th St.

Minneapolis MN


After Hours Shelter


1010 Currie Ave N Minneapolis MN for more information on free shelters and other services available

Emergency Phone Numbers

Battered Women’s Hotline

Phone: 651-646-0994


Council on Crime and Justice Victim Services

Phone: 612-340-5400


HSI-Crisis Connection 24-hour crisis counseling

Phone: 612-379-6363 Toll-free 1-866-379-6363


HCMC Crisis Intervention Center

Phone: 612-873-3161


Metro Shelter Hotline

Phone: 1-888-234-1329


Minnesota Food Helpline

Phone: 1-888-711-1151


National Runaway Switchboard (safe shelter info)

Phone: 612-621-4000

VOEC Brochure

Neighborhood Involvement Program (counseling)

Phone: 612-825-4357


Rape and Sexual Assault Helpline

Phone: 612-825-2409


PRIDE- The Family Partnership (Victims of Prostitution)

Phone: 612-728-2062


Suicide Prevention

Phone: 612-873-2222


Tutman (Battered Women’s Shelter Hotline)

Phone: 612-825-0000


United Way 2-1-1 (Food and Shelter info)

Phone: 211 or 651-291-0211

VOEC Resources Manual

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