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Blong Yang

350 S. 5th St., Room 307
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-2205
Contact Ward 5

Community Resources

Police/Fire/Ambulance - 911
Police Fourth Precinct (North Minneapolis) - (612) 673-5704
Non-Emergency Services - 311 or (612) 673-3000

General Support

OrganizationPhoneAddress
African-American Men Project(612) 767-31201313 Penn Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55411
First Call For HelpLand-line 211 or (320) 252-0227404 South Eighth St
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Hennepin County – Human Services and Public Health Department(612) 348-41111001 Plymouth Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55411
North Point Health and Wellness Center(612) 543-25001313 Penn Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Energy Assistance

OrganizationPhoneAddress
Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin(952) 697-14112100 Plymouth Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Employment Support

OrganizationPhoneAddress
Emerge(612) 529-92671834 Emerson Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Employment Action Center(612) 377-6300503 Irving Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Goodwill Easter Seals(612) 276-15273333 4th St N
Minneapolis, MN 55412
HIRED(612) 529-33421200 Plymouth Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Minneapolis Urban League(612) 302-31002100 Plymouth Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55411
North Workforce Centers(612) 520-35001200 Plymouth Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Housing

OrganizationPhoneAddress
Aeon(612) 341-3148901 N. 3rd St, Suite 150
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Common Bond Communities(612) 843-47902000 W. Broadway Ave N 
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Mary’s Place(612) 338-4855401 North 7th St
Minneapolis, MN 55405
Minneapolis Public Housing Authority(612) 342-14001001 Washington Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Salvation Army(612) 659-071153 Glenwood Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55405
St. Stephen's(612) 874-031153 Glenwood Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55405
The Housing Link(612) 522-2500275 Market St, Suite 509
Minneapolis, MN 55405

Chemical Dependency Services and Resource Hubs

OrganizationPhoneAddress
Addiction Resource

Helpline (1-800) 662-4357

Find a location
Alcoholics AnonymousHelpline (952) 922-08807204 West 27th St, #113
Minneapolis, MN 55426
Crystal Meth AnonymousHelpline (612) 787-57752665 4th Ave N, Suite 201
Anoka, MN 55303
Drug Treatment Center Finder (Minneapolis)Helpline (1-855) 619-8070Find a center
Narcotics AnonymousHelpline (1-877) 767-7676310 East 38th St
Minneapolis, MN 55409
Turning Point(612) 520-40041500 Golden Valley Rd
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Ex-offender Specific Employment/Support

OrganizationPhoneAddress
180 Degrees, Inc(612) 813-5000236 Clifton Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Amicus(612) 877-42503041 4th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408
Damascus Way(763) 545-65585730 Olson Memorial Hwy
Minneapolis, MN 55422

Low-cost Internet Services

OrganizationPhone
Internet Essentials from Comcast*(1-855) 846-8376
CenturyLink Internet Basics**(1-800) 257-3212
USI Wireless - Wireless Minneapolis***(952) 253-3262

*To qualify for $9.95 a month (plus taxes and fees) Internet service and a low-cost computer, your household must meet all these criteria: be located where Comcast offers Internet service; have at least one child eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program; have not subscribed to Comcast Internet service within the last 90 days; does not have outstanding Comcast debt that is under one year old

** To qualify for $9.95 (plus taxes and fees) a month Internet service and a low-cost computer, your household must meet all these criteria: reside where CenturyLink™ offers Internet service, have not subscribed to CenturyLink Internet service within the last 90 days and are not a current CenturyLink Internet customer; do not have an overdue CenturyLink bill or unreturned equipment; follow current guidelines for Lifeline/ TAP phone service programs

***USI Wireless offers a wireless alternative to standard cable and phone line based Internet services. Wireless Internet service is a high-speed broadband Internet access connection that will work in your home and throughout the entire coverage area. USI Wireless offers wireless connectivity speeds up to 1-6 Mbps download to home, business, and roaming users with pricing as low as $14.95/month.

Health Care

OrganizationPhoneAddress
Health Finder (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

 

 

Find a service
Hennepin County Medical Center(612) 873-4301701 Park Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN
North Memorial Medical Center(763) 520-52003300 Oakdale Ave N
Robbinsdale, MN 55422
North Point Health and Wellness Center(612) 543-25001313 Penn Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Northside Community Pharmacy(612) 435-78451501 Lowry Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55411
U of M Physicians Broadway Family(612) 302-82001020 West Broadway Ave N 
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Legal Services

OrganizationPhoneAddress
Conflict Resolution Center(612) 822-98832101 Hennepin Ave, Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55405
Hennepin County Bar Association Lawyer Referral(612) 752-6666600 Nicollet Mall, #390
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis(612) 332-1441430 1st Ave N, #300
Minneapolis, MN
Volunteer Lawyers Network(612) 752-6677600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 390A
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Elected Officials in Ward 5

OfficialPhoneAddress
U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison(612) 522-12122100 Plymouth Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55411
State Senator Bobby Joe Champion(651) 296-924675 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Room 307
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55155
State Representative Raymond Dehn(651) 296-8659100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55155
Hennepin County Commissioner Linda Higgins(612) 348-7882A-2400 Government Center, 300 South 6th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55487
Minneapolis City Council Member Blong Yang(612) 673-2205350 S. 5th St., Room 307
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Minneapolis School Board Member Kim Ellison(612) 418-36571250 West Broadway Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Metropolitan Council Member Gary Cunningham(612) 259-6568390 Robert St. N
St. Paul, MN 55101
Minneapolis Park Board Commissioner Jon Olson(612) 230-6443 Ext. 22117 West River Rd
Minneapolis, MN 55411

 

Last updated Sep 26, 2016