First Call For Help:
24 hour Help Line 218-326-8565 or 1-800-442-8565 or 2-1-1
The Itasca Area Crisis Nursery
A family support program in our community designed to provide emergency or short-term care for children 0-12 years while families address crisis situations. A family crisis can be; work related, financial, due to housing issues, marital issues, or physical or mental health problems.
Contact: Email Becky Boelter or call 1-800-422-0312 ext. 2921, 327-8653.
Transitional housing projects are supportive housing for homeless familes. Shelter projects are short-term supportive housing for homeless individuals or families. Family Homeless Prevention (FHPAP) project is to prevent homelessness for families and individuals in both Itasca and Koochiching Counties.
Email Rebecca Boelter or call 1-800-422-0312 ext. 2921, (218) 327-8653.
Email Dan Hess or call 1-800-422-0312 ext. 2708, (218) 327-6708.
Email Linda Reed or call 1-800-422-0312 ext. 2730, (218) 327-6730.
Email Sharon Frank or call 1-800-283-5225
Energy Assistance Program (EAP)
Minnesota Department of Commerce - The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps pay home heating costs. Households with the lowest incomes and highest energy costs receive the greatest benefit.
Contact: During business hours call 1-800-422-0312 or 327-2941, nights and weekends call 1-800-442-8565 or (218) 326-8565 or e-mail Lynn