General housing resources for Hennepin County residents:

Financial resources for Hennepin renters and landlords:

  • Hennepin County financial assistance link: https://www.hennepin.us/housing-help
  • For assistance in completing a financial application: see the list of Culturally Specific Grantees below:

CSG Grantee List

On behalf of Hennepin County, Community Mediation & Restorative Services, Inc. (CMRS) has awarded sub-grants (totaling $240,000) to 15 Culturally-Specific community organizations to implement the County’s efforts to do housing navigation and outreach to those constituent communities and residents. The CSG Housing Navigation and Outreach project aims to enable County residents who would otherwise have difficulties in accessing resources, to benefit from Federal CARES Covid-19 housing relief dollars. To qualify for the CARES Covid housing relief assistance, residents must have lost income as a direct impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic.  CSG sub-grantees and award amounts are listed below as:   

Power of People Leadership Institute (POP)

Richard McLemore, II 

(651) 387-1470

P.O Box 40297, Saint Paul, MN 55104

http://www.popinstitute.org/covid-19.html

https://www.mclemoreholdings.org/emergency-assistance-hennepin-count

Language: English

 

Northwest Hennepin Family Service Collaborative (NWHFSC)

Rachel Harris 

(763) 807-3708

11200 93rd Avenue N, Maple Grove, MN 55369

[email protected]

Languages: English

 

Lao Center of Minnesota

Sunny Chanthanouvong, Executive Director 

(612) 987-2642

1015 4th Ave North, Suite 202, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55405

https://www.facebook.com/Laocenter.org

http://www.facebook.com/sunny.chanthanouvong.1

 

Hmong American Mediation Center

Nhia Vue Chu 

(651) 797-9494

C/O:1292 Park Street, Saint Paul, MN 55117

[email protected]

Language: English, Hmong

 

Isuroon Development 

Fartun Weli 

(612) 886-2731

1600 East Lake Street, Suite # 1, Minneapolis, 55407

[email protected]

Languages: Somali, Arabic, Swahili

 

New American Development Center 

Asad Aliweyd, Executive Director

(952) 212-7446

2614 Nicollet Ave South, Suite # 207, Minneapolis, MN 55408

[email protected]

https://www.nadcmn.org

 

Northside Residents Redevelopment Council (NRRC)

Martine Smaller, Executive Director 

(612) 335-5942

1303 Golden Valley Road, Minneapolis, MN 55411

[email protected]

 

Phumulani Minnesota African Women Against Violence

Comfort Dondo

612.251.9421  

12310 Singletree Lane Eden Prairie, MN 55344

www.phumulani.org

https://www.facebook.com/endgenderbasedviolence

 

The Aliveness Project

Matt Boston, Executive Director

(612) 824-5433

3808 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55409

[email protected]

Languages:  English, Spanish, Swahili

 

African Career Education & Resources, Inc. 

Nelima Sitati Munene, Executive Director

763-657-7711

6800 78th Avenue N Suite 101, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 

[email protected]

Languages: English, Hmong, Somali, Swahili

 

CAPI USA
Ekta Prakash, CEO
612-721-0122
5930 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Center, MN 55429
Contact Dawn Wambeke:  612.767.3676
CAPI Main:  612.767.1991

Languages:  English, Hmong, Spanish, Hindi, Nepali, Macedonian, Somali, Vietnamese, Amharic, French, Laotian, Thai, Laotian 

 

The Anika Foundation

Anika Robbins

612.670.6355

3900 Thomas Avenue North

Minneapolis, MN 55412

[email protected]

www.theanikafoundation.org

 

Organization of Liberians in Minnesota (OLM)

Kamaty Diahn, Executive Director

(763) 208-5739

7001 78th Ave N STE 200, Minneapolis, MN 55445

[email protected]

https://olmn.org/

https://www.facebook.com/OLMMnUSA/

 

Sakan Center

Johanna Osman Executive Director

(612) 454-9844

Sakan Community Resource

8201 Park Avenue S, Bloomington, MN 55420

[email protected] 

http://sakancr.com/ 

 https://www.facebook.com/Sakan-Community-Resource-1922795704661456/ 

 

Ummah Project

Saciido Shaie, Director

612-203-0829

1806 Riverside Ave, Suite #3 Minneapolis, MN 55454

[email protected]

https://www.ummahproject.org

https://www.facebook.com/SYFLteam/www.ummahproject.org

Language: Somali, English

For more information contact [email protected]

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