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Our school is committed to supporting all families. Our school social workers contribute to safe and welcoming learning environments for all students by providing direct services to students and families. They also develop systems within the school that further the social, emotional and academic growth of students.

All students enrolled in Minneapolis Public Schools are eligible to receive social work services. Students served are experiencing social, emotional, mental health, behavioral, attendance, or adjustment concerns, as well as socio-economic challenges that impact their learning. In addition, all students birth to age 21 who are identified as students needing special education are eligible for social work services.

School social workers join or team with parents and collaborate with other school staff. As members of the educational team, school social workers promote and support students’ academic and social success by providing specialized services and supports that may include student needs assessment, individual, group, and classroom skills work, crisis intervention, advocacy, connection to community resources, etc.

If you believe your student could benefit from social work services at school, please contact your School Social Worker(s).

Camden Promise Food Shelf

4656 Colfax Ave. N
(612) 964-0881

  • 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month 12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Clients can access a clothing closet and are offered lunch.

NorthPoint Inc.

1315 Penn Ave N
(612) 767-9500

  • 4 day supply of emergency food
  • Non-food items
  • Baby food and diapers

Emergency Food Shelf Network, Inc.

8501 54th Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55428
 (763) 450-3860
Fare for All Program

763-450-3880
1-800-582-4291

The Fare for All program is not a food shelf. It is a monthly program that allows participants to receive a package of food including fruits, vegetables and meat, for about $20. Some locations add a small transportation fee. Call for neighborhood locations and more information.


Salvation Army Parkview

2024 Lyndale Avenue North
(612) 522-6581

By appointment only.


River of Life

 2200 Fremont Avenue North
(612) 521-7655

Free Dinner Monday-Friday 5:30-6:30 pm


Community Emergency Assistance Program (CEAP)

7051 Brooklyn Boulevard
Brooklyn Center, MN 55429
(763) 566-9600