Itasca County Public Health - WIC Program
(218) 327-6705
1209 SE 2nd Avenue
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

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.

Crisis Housing
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.
Itasca County:
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.
Koochiching County:
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