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Administration on Aging

www.aoa.gov
A nationwide network of state and area agencies on aging that plan, develop, and support comprehensive in-home and community services for seniors.
Regional Phone: 312-353-3141 National Phone: 202-619-0724

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
www.aarp.org
A membership organization dedicated to enhancing the experience of aging through advocacy, information, and services.
Phone: 1-888-687-2277

BenefitsCheckUp

www.benefitscheckup.org
Produces a personal report of public programs and benefits that a person may qualify for.
Database only. No phone number available.

CaregiverMN

www.caregivermn.org
Multiple resources for family caregivers, including some culturally specific information. Online Advisor for confidential one-to-one help with specific needs.
Data Base only. No phone number available

Catholic Charities
www.ccspm.org
Serves the entire community regardless of faith. Provides services for seniors and caregiver support.
Phone: 612-664-8500

City of Minneapolis
Senior Ombudsman Office
www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us
Provides information and assistance to individuals so they may fully access and use resources to meet their needs and maintain independent living.
Phone: (612) 673-3004 TTY: (612) 673-2157

Eldercare Locator
www.eldercare.gov
Connects older Americans and their caregivers with sources of information on senior services.
For non-English or Limited English Speakers:
Full language line service for 150 languages is available.
Phone: 1-800-677-1116
TDD/TTY Service:
To access your local relay service dial 7-1-1 or
1-800-627-3529 for your relay operator.

Eldercare Partners

www.eldercarepartners.org
Provides caregiver coaching and care management.
Phone: 651-234-2262

Hennepin County
www.co.hennepin.mn.us
Provides a wide variety of services for seniors and information for those who are concerned about issues affecting seniors.
Phone: 612-348-4500
TTY: 612-348-8672

Jewish Family and Children's Service of Minneapolis (JFCS)
Older Adult Services

www.jfcsmpls.org
Serving people of all backgrounds. Provides a wide variety of services to seniors.
For more information about JFCS see Appendix B.
Phone: 952-546-0616 TTY: 952-591-0041

Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly
www.littlebrothers.org/minneapolis
Committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly.
Phone: 612-721-6215

Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging
www.tcaging.org
Links people to information, assists community groups and service providers with planning, coordination and development; improves the quality of life for seniors and their families.
Phone: 651-641-8612

Minnesota Department of Commerce
Minnesota Relay

www.state.mn.us/cgi-bin/portal/mn/jsp/home.do?agency=Commerce
Provides telecommunication access for people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, speech impaired, deaf-blind, or mobility impaired. For questions regarding Minnesota Relay or any of the services offered, please call Minnesota Relay Consumer Relations Office
Phone: 651-602-9005
Voice, TTY (Metro Area)
1-800-657-3775 Voice, TTY (Greater Minnesota)
or Sprint Relay's 24 hour Customer Service
Toll Free: 1-800-676-3777
(Voice, TTY, ASCII)

To place a call through Minnesota Relay, just dial
7-1-1 or 1-800-627-3529 (voice, TTY, ASCII)

Minnesota Department of Health
www.health.state.mn.us
Protects and improves the health of all Minnesotans.
Phone: 651-215-5800

Minnesota Department of Human Services
www.dhs.state.mn.us
Helps people meet their basic needs by providing or administering health care coverage, economic assistance, and a variety of services. Provides multi-lingual links and documents.
Phone: 651-297-3933 TTY/TDD: 1-800-627-3529

MinnesotaHelp.info
www.minnesotahelp.info/
A comprehensive database of local community resources for consumers, caregivers and service providers.
Database only. No phone number available.

Minnesota Senior Federation
www.mnseniors.org
Provides advocacy for seniors and empowers them to meet their own needs and concerns.
Phone: 651-645-0261 Toll Free: 1-877-645-0261

Senior Community Services
www.seniorcommunity.org
Offers a range of programs and services aimed at older adults.
For more information about Senior Community Services see Appendix D.
Phone: 952-541-1019

Senior LinkAge Line
www.tcaging.org/senior.htm
A free telephone information service, which assists older adults and their families to locate community services.
Phone: 1-800-333-2433

St. Louis Park Emergency Program (STEP)
www.stepslp.org
Works to identify, address and respond to critical and emergency needs of our community.
Phone: 952-925-4899

State Services for the Blind (SSB)
www.mnssb.org
Serves blind and visually impaired adults who are experiencing difficulty with daily independent living issues.
Phone: 651-642-0500 TTY: 651-642-0506 Toll Free: 1-800-366-5420

United Way: 2-1-1
www.211unitedway.org/
Provides simple and free access to information and referrals to health and human resources for local residents.
Phone: 2-1-1 Outside of the metro area: 651-291-0111University of Minnesota


Vision Loss Resources
www.visionlossresources.com
Assists people who are blind or visually impaired achieve their full potential and to enrich the lives of all persons affected by blindness or vision loss.
Phone: 612-871-2222

Volunteers of America (VOA)
Senior Services
www.voamn.org
Provides local human service programs and opportunities for individual and community involvement.
Phone: 612-331-4063 Toll Free: 1-800-899-0089