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Organization, Parent Organization, Address Community/ Group Website/ Contact Information Description 
3M African American Society
2501 Hudson Rd Bldg. 250-3E-02
St Paul, MN, 55144
African American http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/us-diversity/diversity/3M/em... 3M African American Society assists the 3M Company in providing an environment in which African Americans feel a sense of belonging and fulfillment. It offers a forum for African American employees; provides professional coping and development skills; aids 3M in the recruitment, retention and promotion of African Americans; and works to increase cultural understanding and mutual respect between 3M employees and the African American population. 
ACTS of Saint Paul
1010 University Avenue Suite 228
Saint Paul, MN, 55104
Asian, Hmong http://acts.nonprofitoffice.com/ ACTS has built a strong bond with the Hmong community over the years and has become the primary educational non-profit organization in St. Paul serving this population.  ACTS works in partnership with several other organizations in order to achieve its goals of serving the Hmong community. 
African American Adoption Agency
1700 Highway 36 West, Suite 450
Roseville, MN, 55113
African American http://www.afadopt.org The African American Adoption Agency is Minnesota's first nonprofit adoption agency designed to move children of color from the foster care system to permanent families. There are no fees for the agency's services, which include orientation for adoption/foster care, realities of adoption training, adoption or foster care home study, family networks, placement support services, postplacement services, and bridge foster care. 
African American Family Services (AAFS)
2616 Nicolle Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 
African American www.aafs.net The African American Family Services work to maintain family unity in the community through counseling and family preservation services, including individual, martial, and family counseling; parent education; family violence advocacy and counseling; male/female support group; walk-in counseling; grief and loss support group; and codependency support groups.
African Assistance Program           
3300 Bass Lake Rd., Ste. 312
Brooklyn Center, MN, 55429
African http://www.africanassistanceprogram.org  The African Assistance Program (AAP) serves the needs of African immigrant and refugee families as they resettle in the United States, with the goal of empowering and helping immigrants and refugees to attain economic security. Services include an African Workers Center, economic self-sufficiency program, African Culture Center, and Better Health Alertness program. The organization operates an office in Ramsey County at 1821 University Avenue, Suite S-152, St. Paul 55104, phone 651-379-5234.
African Community Services
1305 E. 24th St., Lower Level
Minneapolis, MN, 55404
African, Somali http://www.africancs.org  The mission of African Community Services is to assist new Americans arriving from Africa become productive and well-adjusted citizens. To promote this mission, ACS has the following goals: Encourage self-sufficiency through employment opportunities, promote healthy families through educational and wellness activities, and assist Africans in establishing strong new foundations while maintaining their cultural, social, and religious integrity.
African Women's Resource Center
450 N. Syndicate St., Ste. 80
St. Paul, MN, 55104 
Women Phone: (651) 646-5657
Email: awrc2000@hotmail.com
The African Women's Resource Center (AWRC) was founded in 1997 by a group of African women advocates in Minnesota who recognized the need for a safe and culturally competent environment to provide community education, domestic abuse counseling, sexual assault advocacy, and other survival services to African women living in Minnesota. AWRC aims to empower African women's voices and raise awareness through education, resources, and referrals. 
Ain Dah Yung (Our Home) Center
1089 Portland Ave.
St. Paul, MN, 55104 
American Indian  http://www.aindahyung.com Ain Dah Yung Center began in 1983 as an emergency shelter for homeless and runaway American Indian youth aged 5-17. It evolved into a multiservice agency in 1991. Meaning 'Our Home' in the Ojibwe language, Ain Dah Yung continues to fulfill a culturally specific niche within the American Indian community and the larger service community. The agency's mission is to provide youth and families with nurturing guidance and modeling towards healthy family lifestyles by emphasizing family reunification, growth, and a process for healing. The organization provides emergency shelter, family support programs and counseling, chemical abuse intervention, and legal services. 
American Express Financial Advisors Spanish Interest Network
University of Minnesota Twin Cities 
941 AXP Financial Center Unit S13/941
125 Fraiser Hall
106 Pleasant St. SE
Minneapolis, MN   55455 
Latino Chuck Prentice                                                             
Phone: 612-671-7785
Fax: 612-671-4916
chuck.prentice@aexp.com
American Express Financial Advisors Spanish Interest Network acts as a corporate resource on Latino issues, and as a base for employees to learn about the Latino community. The network participates in and contributes to the Latino community through corporate- and community-based programs, and provides opportunities for Spanish-language conversation. 
American Indian Advocates
525 Portland Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN,   55415 
American Indian  Phone: 612-348-6460
Fax: 612-348-3481
American Indian Advocates, through the Hennepin County ICWA Unit, provides child protection services that include case management, referrals, foster care, and adoption services for American Indian families. 
American Indian Family and Children's Services 25 Empire Dr.
St. Paul, MN,  55103 
American Indian  http://www.aifacs.org American Indian Family and Children's Services provides youth and family services to American Indians in the St. Paul area. 
American Indian Family Center
579 Wells St.
St. Paul, MN, 55101 
American Indian  http://www.aifc.net American Indian Family Center (AIFC) primarily serves American Indian families with children aged 0-7. AIFC promotes positive child enrichment by supporting and preserving the family as the foundation for success of children. This is accomplished by offering early intervention and outreach through culturally relevant programs that promote traditional practices of American Indians concerning childbirth, child rearing, child health, parenting, and education. AIFC also provides mental health and youth programming services. 
American Indian Learning and Resource Center
1049 University Drive
Duluth, MN, 55812
American Indian  http://www.mcae.umn.edu/circle/ The American Indian Learning and Resource Center provides resources for American Indian students and staff at the University of Minnesota.
American Indian Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc. (OIC)
1845 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN,  55404 
American Indian  http://www.aioic.org The American Indian OIC seeks to educate and train the unemployed and underemployed in preparation for employment in business, industry, and government; secure placement of trainees in jobs; and promote other educational and developmental programs. The programs offered in Hennepin County include School of Business and Office Technology, Federal Indian Workforce Investment Act Program, Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP), Alternative High School, In-School Youth Employment Program (for people 14-21 years of age), Adult Basic Education (ABE) and General Educational Development (GED). 
American Indian Science and Engineering Society (U of M)
126 Coffman Memorial Union
200 Washington Ave. SE
Minneapolis, MN   55455       
American Indian  http://www.aises.org/ The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is a private, nonprofit organization that builds community by bridging science and technology with traditional native values. AISES' goal is to be a catalyst for advancement of American Indians as they grow to become self-reliant and self-determined members of society. The organization's student chapter supports students in science, engineering, and business fields. 
American Oromo of Minnesota
1821 University Ave. W. Ste. S281
St. Paul, MN, 55104                                                                              
African, Oromo  Phone: (651) 644-4166  
ARC Minnesota
800 Transfer Road, Suite 7A
St. Paul, MN, 55114
People with Disabilities  http://www.arcmn.org/ The Arc of Minnesota is a private, non-profit, statewide voluntary organization that is dedicated to ensuring the full participation in their communities of people with developmental disabilities and to improving their lives and the lives of their families.
ARRM (Assoc. of Residential Resources in Minnesota)
1185 North Concord Street, Suite 424
St Paul, MN, 55075
People with Disabilities  http://www.arrm.org/ ARRM leads the advancement of community-based services that support people with disabilities in their pursuit of meaningful lives. Founded in 1970 by a group of private providers, ARRM is a network of 130 providers supporting over 30,000 people with disabilities.
Asian American Journalists Association
c/o Pioneer Press
345 Cedar St.
St. Paul, MN, 55101 
Asian http://www.aaja.org/  The mission of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is to encourage Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to enter the ranks of journalism, work for fair and accurate coverage of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, and increase the number of Asian American and Pacific Islander journalists and news managers in the industry. AAJA offers a number of programs for professionals and students, including a mentorship program, executive leadership program, and fellowships. 
Asian Women United of Minnesota
P.O. Box 6223
St. Paul, MN, 55406 
Women http://www.awum.org  Asian Women United of Minnesota (AWUM) is a community-based organization that works to end violence against Asian women and children, and to empower Asian women and girls. AWUM provides support, advocacy, and safe shelter for battered women and their children; educates and organizes the Asiasian American and mainstream communities on the issues of battering; and provides leadership opportunities for women and girls of Asian descent. The organization maintains a 24-hour crisis hotline at 612-724-8823 
Association for the Advancement of Hmong Women in Minnesota, Inc.
1101 N. Snelling Ave.
St. Paul, MN, 55108 
Asian, Hmong http://www.aahwm.org  The mission of the Association for the Advancement of Hmong Women in Minnesota is to strengthen Hmong families through education and leadership development for women, girls, and families. Services include job training, early childhood development, health and wellness, leadership development, and family support and referral. 
Association of Cambodian Refugees in Minnesota 
P.O. Box 6603
St. Paul, MN, 55106 
Asian, Cambodian Punna Vin Koy
Phone: 651-774-1676 
The Association of Cambodian Refugees in Minnesota and Friends serves the Cambodian community. The association's goals are to help Khmer people preserve their cultural values, customs, and traditions; to protect the interests of its members; to provide material support; to improve ties of mutual respect, love, understanding, and solidarity; and to provide humanitarian assistance to Khmer nongovernmental organizations inside Cambodia. 
Avenues for Homeless Youth/GLBT Host Home Program 
1708 Oak Park Avenue N
Minneapolis, MN, 55411
GLBTQA, Youth http://www.avenuesforyouth.org/ On any night in Minnesota, 2,500 youth and young adults are homeless and on their own. More than 10,000 young people in Minnesota experience homelessness every year.

Avenues for Homeless Youth provides emergency shelter, short-term housing and supportive services for homeless youth in a safe and nurturing environment. Through such service, Avenues seeks to help youth achieve their personal goals and make a positive transition into young adulthood.

Baby's Space
40 Education Sciences Bldg
56 E. River Road
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 
American Indian  http://www.education.umn.edu/ICD/harriscenter/BabysSpace.htm  Baby's Space is an educare center for infants and toddlers, opened in the summer of 2000 following the renovation of the local Neighborhood Early Learning Center (NELC), that is based in the heart of Minneapolis' American Indian community. Baby's Space was developed by a collaborative of early childhood organizations and services based in Minneapolis, including the University of Minnesota, Fraser Child and Family Center, and Southside Family Nurturing Center. The center serves primarily American Indian families who reside in the subsidized housing development adjacent to the NELC, and offers full- and part-time childcare for children aged 6 weeks to 3 years. 
Baker Community Recreation Center
209 W. Page
St. Paul, MN,  55107 
Latino http://www.stpaul.gov/facilities.aspx?RID=112&Page=detail Baker Community Center supports a Head Start program, the Ramsey Action program, a First Student program, and a senior citizen's program called Comadres. The center is housed at a St. Paul Parks and Recreation facility. 
Bisexual Organizing Project
PO Box 18143
Minneapolis, MN 55409
GLBTQA http://www.bisexualorganizingproject.org/ BOP is a 501(c)3 non-profit social & service organization dedicated to serving the needs of the Minnesota bisexual community and providing resources and information to the community at large. BOP is not just for people who identify as bisexual--it is home to a wide variety of people whose emotional or sexual attraction is not limited to one gender or is not dependent on gender at all. BOP is welcoming to anyone who doesn't fit neatly into the definitions of lesbian, straight, or gay, as well as those who are in the process of exploring their sexuality. Friends, loved ones, and allies are also welcome, regardless of how they identify themselves. 
Bois Forte Human Services
Bois Forte Tribal Council
13090 Westly Dr., Ste. B
Nett Lake, MN, 55772 
American Indian  http://www.boisforte.com/new_page_21.htm  The mission of the Human Services Division of the Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe is to nurture the growth of clients, colleagues, and the community by providing comprehensive, quality services in an environment of respect, fairness and integrity. Programs and services are offered in the areas of chemical dependency, Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), mental health, and victim services. 
Boyton Mental Health Clinic (University of Minnesota)
410 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455
Multicultural  www.bhs.umn.edu/east-bank-clinic Conveniently located in the heart of the East Bank, the East Bank Clinic is Boynton’s largest and main clinic facility on the Twin Cities campus. Boynton’s East Bank Clinic is one of the most comprehensive postsecondary health services in the nation.
Brian Coyle Community Center-Pillsbury United Communities
420 15th Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55454
Multicultural  http://www.puc-mn.org/NeighborhoodCenters/BrianCoyleCenter/tabid/150/Def... The Brian Coyle Center is located in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis. This neighborhood is one of the most densely populated areas in the state, with approximately 1,800 apartment units on two city blocks. Brian Coyle Community Center offers residents an institutional-size kitchen, six multi-purpose meeting rooms and a food shelf.
BRIDGE for Youth
1111 West 22nd Street
Minneapolis, MN, 55405
Multicultural, Youth http://www.bridgeforyouth.org/ The Bridge for Youth was founded by members of the Sisters of St. Joseph Catholic order in 1970 in response to the growing number of unaccompanied youth on the streets of Minneapolis. The sisters noticed these youth were increasingly vulnerable to exploitation, prostitution, violence, and illness.

In response, they opened The Bridge in the West Bank neighborhood as one of the nation’s first refuges for runaway and homeless youth. Over the past 38 years, thousands of youth and their families have benefited from the innovative and comprehensive services of The Bridge.

Casa de Esperanza
P.O. Box 75177
St. Paul, MN, 55175 
Latino  http://www.casadeesperanza.org Casa de Esperanza provides shelter, crisis intervention, referrals, and supportive services to battered women and their children. Community engagement and systems change initiatives also work toward the mission of mobilizing Latino communities to end domestic violence. 
Casa Guadalupe
22 Fifth Avenue N.
Cold Springs, MN, 56320
Latino http://www.stboniface.com/ Casa Guadalupe provides human services to the Latino community under the direction of the Hispanic Ministry Committee, as part of the outreach program at St. Boniface Parish. 
Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI)  Multicultural http://www.ladpss.org/dpss/capi/default.cfm Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI) provides cash assistance to certain aged, blind, and disabled legal non-citizens ineligible for Supplemental Social Security Income/State Supplemental Payment (SSI/SSP) due to their immigration status. CAPI participants may be eligible for Medi-Cal, In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS), and/or Food Stamps benefits. Although CAPI applications may be filed at any DPSS General Relief office, it is recommended that these applications be filed at the Wilshire Special (CAPI) District Office.
Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis
1200 Second Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55403
Multicultural  http://www.cctwincities.org  The mission of Catholic Charities is to serve those most in need. The organization strives to help individuals and families reach their full human potential and works for justice in the community.
Center for Somali Family and Children Services 310 East 38th Street
Minneapolis,  MN, 55409
African, Somali Phone: 612-598-6179; cfsf_cs@yahoo.com  
Center for Spirituality and Healing (University of Minnesota)
420 Delaware St. S.E.
Mayo Memorial Building
5th floor, MMC #505
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Multicultural  www.csh.umn.edu The University of Minnesota’s Center for Spirituality & Healing enriches health and wellbeing by providing high-quality interdisciplinary education, conducting rigorous research, and delivering innovative programs that advance integrative health and healing. A part of the Academic Health Center, the Center for Spirituality & Healing draws on the rich expertise of faculty and community practitioners to advance our understanding of diverse cultures, beliefs and health practices, and builds on the University’s strengths of innovation and clinical excellence.
Centre for Asian and Pacific Islanders
2700 East Lake St.
Minneapolis, MN, 55406 
Multicultural http://www.capiusa.org  Centre for Asian and Pacific Islanders (CAPI) provides culturally grounded services to communities in transition, including employment, training, emergency food, and social service. The organization serves clients throughout the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, including 65% Asian, 35% African American, and 50 U.S. origin clients. Client services are delivered through two departments--Employment and Training, and Supportive Services and Cultural Education--and include social service programs for women, a caregiver program for elders, an Asian-culture-specific food shelf, health disparities services, family literacy services, Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) counseling, employment training and services, financial classes, English language literacy program, and youth and adult education. 
Centro Inc.
1915 Chicago Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55404 
Latino  http://www.centromn.org Centro provides information about and referrals to existing social services to Spanish-speaking people, offers individual and class advocacy and counseling services, and promotes Spanish cultural awareness. Its primary goal is to provide help to Latino/Latina individuals where age, poverty, language, or cultural barriers may prevent the delivery of available social services. 
Chicanos Latinos Unidos en Servicio (CLUES)
720 East Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN 55407
797 East 7th Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
Latino    CLUES is a leading provider of behavioral health and human services in Minnesota. We provide the following six core services: Mental Health Services, Chemical Health Services, Aging Well Services, Family Services, Economic Advancement Services, Community Health Worker Services 
Children’s Home Society and Family Services 1605 Eustis Street
St. Paul, MN, 55108
 
Multicultural, Chilren www.chsfs.org/  In Minnesota, throughout the United States and in more than a dozen countries worldwide, we help struggling families stay strong and care for their children. We help children without families find permanent, loving homes through adoption. CHSFS is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization based in Saint Paul, Mn., with offices in Silver Spring, Md.
Children's Law Center of MN
450 N Syndicate St #315
St Paul, MN, 55104 
Children www.clcmn.org CLC is appointed by the court to provide legal representation to children who are either wards of the state —“legal orphans”—or have been removed from their homes because they are in need of protection. CLC also represents foster children who request help.
Children's Theatre Company
2400 3rd Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN, 55404
Children  www.childrenstheatre.org The Children’s Theatre Company (CTC) exists to create extraordinary theatre experiences,
and to advance theatre as a means of educating, challenging and inspiring young people.
The Children’s Theatre Company seeks to be an international model for excellence in theatre.
Chinese American Association of Minnesota
P.O. Box 582584
Minneapolis, MN, 55458 
Asian, Chinese http://www.caam.org  The Chinese American Association of Minnesota (CAAM) promotes and publicizes the contributions of Chinese Americans; strengthens and perpetuates the Chinese culture, tradition, heritage, and language; keeps current on areas of significance to the Chinese American community; and promotes social activities to strengthen awareness and pride among Chinese Americans. 
Chinese Social Service Center
6632 Penn Ave S 
Richfield, MN, 55423
Asian, Chinese  http://www.csscmn.com/ The Chinese Social Service Center is a community-based Nonprofit organization committed to support Cultural and Social Adjustment of Chinese Americans, citizens and noncitizens,  in Minnesota.
Chrysalis
4432 S. Chicago Ave.
Minneapolis, MN, 55407 
Multicultural  http://www.chrysaliswomen.org  A noted leader in the community since 1974, Chrysalis provides effective health and human service programs to women, children, and families. Its mission is to empower women and their families to initiate personal and social change. Services and programs include chemical health, family education, divorce education, child care, legal assistance, mental health services, professional and community education, referral resources, support groups, a tax clinic, therapeutic massage, and a fetal alcohol syndrome treatment. 
Circle of Parents
Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota
1821 University Ave. W., Ste. S202
St. Paul, MN, 55104 
Multicultural  http://www.pcamn.org Circle of Parents provides weekly support groups for ethnically diverse families and assists parents in developing healthier, stronger relationships with their children. While parents meet, children gather in their own fun, nurturing support group. All groups are free participants. The parent organization, Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota, also provides public awareness activities about child abuse and neglect prevention. 
City, Inc.
The 1315 12th Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN, 55411 
Multicultural  http://www.thecityinc.org   
Community Action Center of Northfield
1651 Jefferson Pkwy, #200
Northfield, MN, 55057 
Multicultural  http://www.northfieldcac.org  Community Action Center (CAC) is a private, nonprofit, multiservice agency serving low-income individuals within the Northfield School District. CAC services and programs address basic needs of individuals and families, and provide a 'safety net' for more than 800 local families. Services include a food shelf, clothing, housing, dental care access, and newcomer services. 
Community Advocacy Program
Women of Nations 73 Leech St.
St. Paul, MN, 55102 
American Indian  http://www.Women-of-Nations.org  Community Advocacy Program (CAP) complements the Women of Nation's Eagles' Nest Shelter (see separate entry) by providing advocacy services to battered women and their children after they leave the shelter.
Community Emergency Assistance Program (CEAP)
7051 Brooklyn Boulevard
Brooklyn Center, MN, 55429
Multicultural  http://www.ceap.com  The Community Emergency Assistance Program is a private community human services agency that provides basic needs and services to the community of Northfield, with a mission to promote a healthy, caring, and just community for all people through residential advocacy and volunteer effort.
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Community Initiatives for Children
2314 Elliot Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55404 
Multicultural http://www.community-initiatives.org  Community Initiatives for Children (CIC) continues to be a true center of activity for families with young children. The organization serves low-income Somali, Latino, and African-American families that live in 10 of the most impoverished neighborhoods in south and north Minneapolis (Phillips, Ventura-Village, Whittier, Central, Powderhorn, Cedar-Riverside, Near North, Summer-Glenwood, Botineau and Hawthorne neighborhoods).
Community Stabilization Project
801 Selby Ave.
St. Paul, MN,   55104 
Multicultural http://www.communitystabilization.org  The mission of the Community Stabilization Project (CSP) is to inform, educate, advocate, and organize socially and economically disadvantaged tenants and people of color to take action to preserve and increase the supply of affordable housing in the metropolitan area. CSP fulfills this mission by working with the community to actively pursue policies that promote multiculturalism. CSP serves low-income tenants and focuses its work on communities of color. Services include tenant training, advocacy, and community organization.
Como Community Child Care Center
27th Avenue S.E.
Minneapolis, MN, 55414
 
Children  www.comoccc.com CELC is a licensed childcare provider for children ages 16 months to six years. It was founded to provide childcare services to the University of Minnesota community. CELC still primarily serves University families, but also offers services to the surrounding community.
Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio (CLUES)
797 East 7th Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
720 East Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN 55407
Latino www.clues.org Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio (CLUES) is Minnesota's premier provider of behavioral health and social services to the Latino community. Ranked among the top 25 Hispanic Nonprofits by Hispanic Business Magazine, CLUES has been serving the community for more than 27 years. The organization's mission is to enhance the quality of life of the Latino community in Minnesota. CLUES provides a continuum of linguistically and culturally appropriate services in mental health, chemical health, family services, education, employment, and elder wellness. 
Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota
420 S. 15th Ave.
Minneapolis, MN, 55454 
African, Somali http://www.cscmn.org  The mission of Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota is to strengthen the capacity of Somalis to become contributing members of society, while preserving their native culture.
CultureBrokers Foundation, Inc.
111 Jessamine Ave. W.
St. Paul, MN, 55117 
African American www.culturebrokers.com CultureBrokers Foundation, Inc. (CBF) is a tax-exempt charitable organization whose mission is to build intercultural literacy. Knowledge of the history, contributions, and perspectives of different cultural groups is increasingly valued as the U.S. economy “goes global.” CBF believes that the best way to gain this knowledge is through authentic, respectful interaction and community-led learning experiences, and that such efforts are more likely to be embraced and sustained if they are tied directly to economic outcomes.
Department of Indian Work
1671 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN, 55104 
Native Indian  www.spacc.org/diw The Department of Indian Work (DIW) offers youth enrichment and parent education, emergency assistance with food and clothing, and cultural awareness of and advocacy for American Indian issues. The organization also offers after-school programs at Mounds Park, parent programs, summer youth programs, holiday programs, clothing, and layettes. 
Discapacitados Abriendose Caminos
621 Marie Ave.
South St. Paul, MN, 55075 
Latino http://www.dacfamilycenter.org Discapacitados Abriendose Caminos provides services in Spanish for families who have children with disabilities. Services include home visits, referrals, advocacy, interpretation and translation, training and orientation about the Individualized Education and Family Service Plans, assessing eligibility for entitlements and other services, and educational workshops. 
District 202
PO Box 8139
St. Paul, MN, 55108
GLBTQA www.dist202.org District 202 continues to empower GLBTQA youth through a unique blend of programs, face-toface interaction throughout the Twin Cities, and online engagement through a secure social networking site.
Division of Indian Work
Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches
P.O. Box 7509
Minneapolis, MN, 55407 
American Indian  http://www.gmcc.org/diw  The Division of Indian Work (DIW) is a social service and social change agency initiated by the church community to serve the Minneapolis-St. Paul American Indian community through culturally based programs that provide emergency assistance and nonjudgmental support systems for individuals and their families, and that foster and encourage self-direction and self-determination for American Indian individuals, families, and the community as a whole.
Division of Rehabilitation Services, Department of Employment and Economic Development
1st National Bank Building
332 Minnesota Street, Suite E-200
Saint Paul, MN, 55101-1351
People with Disabilities  http://www.positivelyminnesota.com/JobSeekers/People_with_Disabilities/i... If you have a disability, our Vocational Rehabilitation Services unit can help you prepare for, find and keep a job, and live as independently as possible.

With the right kind of  training, preparation and workplace accommodations,  people with disabilities can have rewarding careers.

Domestic Abuse Project 
204 W. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN,  55404 
Multicultural http://www.domesticabuseproject.org  The Domestic Abuse Project was founded in 1979 to provide a coordinated response to domestic abuse.
Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community (IDVAAC)
290 Peters Hall
1404 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN, 55108
African American http://www.dvinstitute.org/ The purpose of the website is to provide and create a community of African American scholars and practitioners working in the area of violence in the African American community. The site also provides information on public policy. The organization also facilitates local and national conferences and training forums.
Duluth Indian Services, Inc.
Fond du Lac Human Services  
211 W. Fourth St.
Duluth, MN,   55806 
American Indian  http://www.fdlrez.com  Duluth Indian Services provides social and family services to American Indians living in the Duluth area.
Eagles' Nest Shelter
Women of Nations
73 Leech St.
St. Paul, MN, 55102
American Indian  http://www.naotw.biz/directory/nonprofits/shelters/women-nations-eagle-n... Eagles' Nest Shelter is an emergency shelter for battered women and their children. Services for women include 24-hour crisis line (651-222-5836 or toll free 877-209-1266); 24-hour advocacy; safe and confidential housing; parenting groups; support groups; Talking Circles; legal and systems advocacy; transportation to legal, medical, and other appointments (accompanied by an advocate); social activities; and referrals to other agencies when needed. 
East African Women's Center
1525 South 4th Street
Minneapolis, MN, 55454
Women, African, Somali http://eawc.insourcemedia.com/ Part of the Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota. The Women's Center serves mothers with small children, pre-teen and teenage girls, and our elder women.
East Metro Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC), Inc.
1919 University Ave.
St. Paul, MN, 55104
Multicultural http://www.eastmetrooic.org  Our mission is to provide tailored vocational learning and placement services for the under served communities. 
Emerge Community Development/
Pillsbury United Communities   
1101 West Broadway Avenue, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Multicultural www.puc-mn.org Job development, counseling, job readiness training and workshops, post job placement support, Individualized employability assessments and plans
Employment Action Center
900 20th Ave South
Minneapolis, MN, 55404
Multicultural www.resource-mn.org  
Families and Advocates Partnership for Education (FAPE)
PACER Center
8161 Normandale Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN, 55437
People with Disabilities  www.fape.org The Families and Advocates Partnership for Education (FAPE) project is a partnership that aims to improve the educational outcomes for children with disabilities. It links families, advocates, and self-advocates to information about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Family Focus
Reuben Lindh Family Services
3616 S. 12th Ave.
Minneapolis, MN, 55407 
Multicultural http://www.reubenlindh.org  Family Focus is a multicultural therapeutic preschool program with family support services that serves inner-city children in the Twin Cities. These children are at risk due to family function; many have been identified with health problems and developmental delays. All preschool families have a family support service worker whose role is to advocate for and empower families by creating a learning environment through in-home family visits and parent support and education groups. 
Family Service of St. Paul
1885 University Avenue W
Saint Paul, MN, 55104
 
Multicultural Phone: (651) 917-1975   
Fellowship of Lien-Truong
3103 Farnum Dr.
Eagan, MN,  55121 
Asian, Vietnamese Phone: 651-452-1244
kmhthai@hotmail.com 
Fellowship of Lien-Truong is a human service organization that provides support to Vietnamese refugees living in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. 
Fil-American Club
7886 Woodlawn Dr. NE
Mounds View, MN, 55112 
Asian, Filipino Jess de Jesus
Phone: 763-786-6868 
Fil-American Club supports Filipino culture in the Twin Cities through a newsletter and cultural festivals. 
Fil-Minnesotan Association
7415 S. Fifth Ave.
Richfield, MN, 55423
Asian, Filipino http://www.fil-minnesotan.org/ Fil-Minnesotan Seniors (FMA Seniors) fosters and promotes the welfare and well-being of Filipino American seniors and seniors of other nationalities through social and educational programs. Fil-Minnesotan Association provides educational, civic, cultural, and artistic opportunities for Filipino Americans in Minnesota. 
Fond du Lac Off-Reservation Committee
7525 82nd Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN, 55445 
American Indian  Phone: 763-424-3080
huiex001@umn.edu 
Fond du Lac Off-Reservation Committee (FDL ORC) is a non-governmental organization that serves tribal elders and members of the Fond du Lac band of the Lake Superior Chippewa who reside in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area.
Four Directions Family Center
Reuben Lindh Family Services
2438 S. 18th Ave.
Minneapolis, MN, 55404 
American Indian  http://www.reubenlindh.org  Four Directions Family Center is located adjacent to the Little Earth community. Children receive American Indian culture and language instruction at full-day daycare; and parents receive culturally based advocacy, counseling, education, and support group services. 
Fraser Child & Family Center                     
2400 West 64th Street
Minneapolis, MN, 55423
People with Disabilities  http://www.fraser.org/ Fraser provides a range of services for children, adolescents, adults, and families in the Twin Cities. Our offerings include early childhood services, autism evaluations and services, mental health services, neuropsychology, rehabilitation, products and information to serve more than 60 types of disabilities and disorders.

 

Galore: Professional Hmong Women's Network P.O. Box 4596
Saint Paul, MN, 55104
Women  http://www.superhmongwomen.org/ Our agency is here as a resource and support
for Hmong women in their economic transformation and the impact their transformations
have within their own communities. We Lead,
Educate, Advocate and Develop!
Gay & Lesbian Elders Active in MN (GLEAM) 2511 E Franklin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN, 55406
GLBTQA/ Seniors https://sites.google.com/site/l9god0skvd/ Being an older Gay or Lesbian means something different to each one of us. At G.L.E.A.M., we want it to mean being active in a friendly, open social environment. A place where the promise of new friendships can bloom and old acquaintances can be renewed. A place of dignity where the warmth of our community comes to spend a Sunday afternoon.
Genesis II for Families, Inc.
3036 University Ave. SE
Minneapolis, MN,  55414 
Multicultural  http://www.genesis2.org  Genesis II is a private, comprehensive, nonprofit human service agency that provides parenting and mental health services to the seven-county Twin Cities metropolitan region.
Ghanaian Association of Minnesota
P.O. Box 583321
Minneapolis, MN, 55458 
African, Ghanaian http://ghanam.org/GhanAM/Home.html The mission of the Ghanaian Association of Minnesota is to provide support to members and enhance relationships with the community in which members reside. 
Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys Dakota Hills Middle School
4183 Braddock Trail
Eagan, MN, 55123
Women www.girlscoutsrv.org Each year, the Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys serves nearly 45,000
girls in 49 counties. With the support of almost 18,000 volunteers, we help girls discover new abilities, connect with friends, and take action to improve their communities. Girls of all abilities in kindergarten through 12th grade are welcome. Adult volunteers are welcome too.
Goodwill Industries International Inc.          
3071 Coon Rapids Boulevard Northwest
Coon Rapids, MN, 55433 
Multicultural  http://www.goodwill.org/ Goodwill® works to enhance the dignity and quality of life of individuals and families by strengthening communities, eliminating barriers to opportunity, and helping people in need reach their full potential through learning and the power of work.
Goodwill/Easter Seals Equipment Loan Program 553 Fairview Ave. N.
St. Paul, MN, 55104
People with Disabilities  www.goodwilleasterseals.org Goodwill/Easter Seals offers free loans of medical equipment, for up to six months, to any person with a temporary need. Individuals and health care providers in the community donate this used equipment. Goodwill/Easter Seals repairs, cleans and sanitizes the equipment before each loan.
Greater Twin Cities United Way
404 S 8th St # 100 
Minneapolis, MN, 55404
Multicultural  www.unitedwaytwincities.org  Greater Twin Cities United Way creates a better life for us all by focusing on three key areas: Basic Needs, Education and Health. We attack poverty on multiple, interconnected fronts to achieve lasting change. We LIVE UNITED by collaborating with partner agencies, corporations, community leaders and people like you.
Grief Awareness Project
St. James A.M.E. Church
3600 S. Snelling Ave
Minneapolis, MN, 55406 
African American Phone: 612-721-4566
Fax: 612-721-4566
hallman4566@msn.com 
The Grief Awareness Project provides grief support to individuals and families impacted by homicidal violence or the death of a loved one. Support is also provided for other loss issues, such as divorce, abandonment, and loss of employment.
Guatemalan Society of Minnesota
2050 Roselawn Avenue
Falcon Heights, MN 55113
Latino, Guatemalan http://www.guatemalansociety.org/ The Guatemalan Society of Minnesota (GSM) is a focal point for the Guatemalan community in Minnesota. It preserves and promotes Guatemalan culture through a cultural exhibit and bazaar during the annual Festival of Nations in St. Paul.
Gujarati Samaj
7266 Tartan Curve
Eden Prairie, MN, 55346 
Asian, India http://mngujaratisamaj.org  Gujarati Samaj is an Asian Indian mutual benefit organization that is active in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. 
Hallie Q. Brown Community Center, Inc.
270 N. Kent St.
St. Paul, MN,  55102 
African American http://www.hallieqbrown.org/901.html The Hallie Q. Brown Community Center seeks to provide critical human services, promote personal growth, and foster community leadership, particularly in the Summit-University area of St. Paul. Services include childcare, youth and senior services, and emergency assistance.
Harmony Works Training Institute
P.O. Box 270081
St. Paul, MN, 55127
Multicultural  http://www.harmonyworks.org HarmonyWorks provides tools to help counteract the destructive forces of racism through building collaborative models of unity. The organization addresses this goal through a process that creates multiracial and multicultural collaborations in communities, schools, and the workplace for educational, social, and economic development projects. 
Harriet Tubman Center
3111 First Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55408 
African American www.tubman.org/ The Harriet Tubman Center's goals are to provide services that empower women and children to establish life-long freedom from domestic abuse; to promote systems change and policy change advocacy within public, private, and nonprofit institutions that challenge policies and practices that prevent individuals from living violence-free; and to provide public education that fosters and supports a broad movement for violence-free communities.
Healthy Nations Program
1530 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN, 55404 
American Indian  http://www.maicnet.org  Healthy Nations Program is a community-based program focused on promoting wellness and strength among the American Indian communities within the seven-county Twin Cities metropolitan area. Programs include a one-to-one youth mentorship program, a strengthening families program, Saturday youth activities, and adult sporting leagues. 
HIRED
1200 Plymouth Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN,  55411
Multicultural  http://www.hired.org  HIRED provides employment services for disadvantaged, unemployed, and underemployed youth and adults. Services are free for eligible individuals. HIRED's programs assist job seekers to prepare for and obtain employment leading to self-sufficiency.
Hmong American Mutual Assistance Association
1718 Washington Ave N 
Minneapolis, MN, 55411
Asian, Hmong www.hamaa.org  Mission to: promote leadership in the Hmong Community; promote educational advancement for Hmong youth and teens; encourage Hmong refugees to be self-sufficient and contributing members of their Community, and; promote and maintain Hmong cultural heritage.
Hmong American Partnership
1075 Arcade Street
St. Paul, MN,  55106
Asian, Hmong http://www.hmong.org  Hmong American Partnership (HAP) was founded in 1990 as a community-based organization that would draw equally on the strengths of the Hmong culture and American cultures. HAP offers job search and job placement services, English language classes, computer skills training, tutoring and mentoring for youth, support services for elders, and the creation and dissemination of public health materials to provide information on issues such as methamphetamine use and youth violence.
Hmong United International Council
101 University Ave., #224
St. Paul, MN, 55104 
Asian, Hmong Neng Lee, executive director
Phone: 651-222-5272
Fax: 651-222-5312
HUICMN@cs.com 
Hmong United International Council is an association representing the 18 Hmong clans in Minnesota. The organization assists the Hmong community in resolving marriage-related issues, traditional business contract disputes, and basic legal issues between clan families, and acts as a point of contact to the Minnesota legal system for interpretations of cultural mores and the law based on traditional Hmong societal rules. 
Hnub Tshiab:Hmong Women Achieving Together (HWAT) 
P.O Box 14127
Saint Paul, MN, 55114
Women www.hmongwomenachieve.org HWAT mobilizes Hmong women and girls to actively engage and participate in their families and communities to elevate the status of Hmong women and to shape their own lives. HWAT does not work directly with individuals, but selects projects that cast a wide net toward the community to change in ways that will be more inclusive of Hmong women at the decision making tables, and to inform others about the status of Hmong women and improve opportunities for their voices to be sought and heard, and their issues to be championed
Hope Community, Inc.
611 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN,  55404 
Multicultural  http://www.hope-community.org  Hope Community strives to be a catalyst for change, growth, and safety in the Phillips neighborhood. The organization's mission is to build a sustainable neighborhood model through community organization, active education, leadership, and affordable housing development. Hope Community supports math, writing, and English-language-learner classes; provides low-income housing services; and supports an after-school program with a computer lab for enrolled students. 
Housing Resource Center
Reuben Lindh Family Services
3616 12th Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN, 55407 
Multicultural http://www.reubenlindh.org  The Housing Resource Center assists low-income and inner-city families in locating safe, affordable housing; addresses issues of homelessness or substandard housing; and provides access to phone services, voicemail boxes, transportation, housing education, and advocacy for families. 
Huntington's Disease Society of America
7362 University Avenue, Ste. 303
Fridley, MN, 55432
People with Disabilities  http://www.hdsa.org/ National non-profit voluntary health agency dedicated to finding a cure for Huntington's Disease. Provides support, information and educational services to improve the lives of those affected by HD, offers resources and guidance for HD families, and promote and support research to find a cure for HD.
Iftiin, Inc
313 W. Main St.
Marshall, MN,  56258 
African American Nikki Enersen, associate director
Phone: 507-929-1030
Fax: 507-929-1032
iftiininc@hotmail.com 
Iftiin, Inc. is a mutual aid association that serves the East African refugee community of Southwestern Minnesota. Iftiin's mission is to lead the community to become self-sufficient, integrate appropriately, build strong families, and retain culture. 
Incarnation House
Wayside House
2120 Clinton Ave.
Minneapolis, MN,   55404 
Multicultural  http://www.waysidehouse.org/ Incarnation House is a stable, safe, transitional housing facility for women who are chemically dependent and involved with child protective services. The organization helps reunite women with their children who are in the foster care system. 
Indian Family Services, Inc.
3244 34th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55406 
American Indian  Phone: 612-348-5788
Fax: 612-348-4124 
Indian Family Services serves American Indians in Hennepin County and provides case management (interviews, support groups, follow-ups); information and referral services; advocacy; social and recreational activities such as bingo, feasts, pow-wows, and rummage sale trips; and transportation for grocery shopping and medical and dental appointments. 
Indian Land Tenure Foundation
151 E. C.R. B2
Little Canada, MN, 55117 
American Indian  http://www.indianlandtenure.org  The mission of the foundation is to ensure that land within the original boundaries of every reservation and other areas of high significance where tribes retain aboriginal interest are under American Indian ownership and management. The foundation's focus is to educate, support activities, and raise funds to carry out goals related to American Indian land tenure. 
INROADS, Inc.
2550 University Ave. W., Ste. 261 S.
St. Paul, MN,  55114 
Multicultural  http://www.inroadsinc.org INROADS provides tutoring, career development, training, paid summer internship opportunities during summers, and regular coaching/advising for its students. The organization's mission is to develop and place talented minority youth in business and industry, and prepare them to corporate and community leadership. Candidates must be high school seniors through college sophomore status; have a 3.0 GPA; be of American Indian, Latino/Latina, African American, or Asian American heritage; attend a 4-year school; and be majoring in business or technology. 
Institute for Minority Development 
1700 Livingston Ave. Ste 102
W. St. Paul, MN,  55118 
Multicultural http://www.minoritydevelopment.org  The mission of the Institute for Minority Development (IMD) is to elevate the status and resources of at-risk or vulnerable children and adults with mental health and disability needs by developing natural support networks and services for individuals and families in their communities.
Institute on Community Integration
102 Pattee Hall
150 Pillsbury Dr SE
Minneapolis, MN, 55455
People with Disabilities  http://ici.umn.edu/ Located at the University of Minnesota, ICI's mission is to improve the community services and social supports available to individuals with developmental and other disabilities, and their families. Conducts research and provides professional training and technical assistance.
Intercultural Mutual Assistance Association of Southeastern Minnesota 
2500 11th Avenue NW
Rochester, MN,  55901 
Multicultural  http://www.imma.net  Intercultural Mutual Assistance Association (IMAA) builds bridges between cultures by providing immigrants and refugees with culturally and linguistically appropriate services in the areas of healthcare access, education, employment, language, and social services. 
International Education Center
Institute for New Americans 
730 Hennepin Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN,  55403 
Multicultural  www.lincolnadulted.org/ The mission of the International Education Center is to provide tools by which first-generation immigrants, refugees, and their families become independent and productive members of the Twin Cities community. The organization serves foreign-born students aged 18 to 80 from 61 countries and speaking 35 different languages.
International Institute of Minnesota 
1694 Como Ave.
St. Paul, MN,  55108 
Multicultural  http://www.iimn.org  The International Institute of Minnesota is an interracial, nonpolitical, nonsectarian social service agency that serves both foreign and native-born peoples. Through interrelated programs--casework services, legal services, education, intercultural activities, and the Festival of Nations--the institute assists new Americans and promotes friendship and understanding among diverse people. 
Isis Center
3138 Clinton Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55408 
Women Rosemary Williams  Isis Center is a women's center that supports a teen mothers program; an academic enrichment program for youth; and an African cultures program, which includes dance, drumming, and percussion instruments. The organization also provides referrals for housing and domestic abuse. 
Korean Association of Minnesota
3300 C.R. 10, #208
Brooklyn Center, MN,  55428 
Asian, Korean http://www.mnkorea.org  The Korean Association of Minnesota's goal is to promote the interests of, mutual cooperation among, and friendships between its members, leading to the positive development of Korean society and greater understanding between traditional American and Korean communities in Minnesota. 
Korean Service Center
630 Cedar Ave. S., Ste. B1
Minneapolis, MN,  55454 
Asian, Korean http://www.koreanservicemn.org/ The Korean Service Center was established to provide a variety of services needed by Korean immigrants, especially newly arriving families and elderly Korean immigrants whose needs include bilingual professional services in Korean and English. 
La Familia Guidance Center, Inc.
155 S. Wabasha St., Ste. 120
St. Paul, MN   55107 
Latino  http://www.lafamiliaguidance.org La Familia Guidance Center provides culturally competent mental health and social services to enhance the quality of life for Latino and Latina youth and their families. The organization also has a Minneapolis location at 2205 Nicollet Avenue South, phone 612-872-6686, fax 612-872-6685. 
La Oportunidad, Inc.
2700 E. Lake St., Ste. 3100
Minneapolis, MN,  55406 
Latino http://www.oportunidad.org La Oportunidad offers comprehensive, culturally based, family-focused programs to the Latino community. The programs include skill-building and peacemaking education for Latino children, youth, and families in the Twin Cities. These programs help La Oportunidad achieve its mission of championing the development of Latino individuals and families to create a strong, peaceful community. 
Lao Advancement Organization of America
Lao Cultural Center Bldg.
2648 W. Broadway Ave.
Minneapolis, MN   55411 
Asian, Hmong  www.laoamerica.org  Lao Advancement Organization of America (L.A.O. America) builds on the strengths and traditions of Lao culture, while giving Lao families in north and south Minneapolis and in Twin Cities suburbs the tools they need to succeed in their new community.
Lao Assistance Center of Minnesota 
Harrison Community Center
503 Irving Ave., Ste. 100A
Minneapolis, MN,  55405 
Asian, Lao http://www.laocenter.org  The Lao Assistance Center of Minnesota assists the Lao refugee and immigrant population with pre-employment motivational counseling, workshops on employment, referrals to potential employers, and job maintenance.
Lao Family Community of Minnesota, Inc.  
320 University Ave. W.
St. Paul, MN,  55103 
Asian, Hmong http://www.laofamily.org  Lao Family Community of Minnesota, Inc. (LFC) is a community-based organization founded in 1977 by the Hmong refugees from the highlands of Laos who fought alongside the United States during the Vietnam War and were forced to flee Laos. Its mission is to facilitate and promote the success of Hmong Americans in Minnesota, while also recognizing and supporting other immigrant and refugee populations.
Lao Mothers and Girls Alliance
1396 Michelle Dr.
Eagan, MN, 55123 
Women Banlang Phoumasavong
Phone: 651-454-8262 
Lao Mothers and Girls Alliance works to empower Laotian girls and women and to improve their economic situation. It encourages Lao girls to continue education through school activities and tutoring. It also seeks to preserve traditional Lao culture while introducing newcomers to American laws and culture. The alliance offers free instruction in Lao classical dance to all interested people at Roosevelt High School. 
Lao Women's Association 
Harrison Community Center
503 Irving Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN   55405 
Asian, Lao Phone: 612-374-4906
Fax: 612-312-1150
phouninh@laocenter.org 
This mutual benefit association offers programs for Laotian women and youth. 
Leech Lake Twin Cities Office
1305 E. 24th St.
Minneapolis, MN, 55404 
American Indian  Avis Poupart
Phone: 612-729-0554
Fax: 612-729-6035
llmpls@prodigy.net 
The Leech Lake Twin Cities Office serves Leech Lake enrollees in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. The mission of this organization is to empower Leech Lake tribal enrollees to become self-sufficient and self-reliant in an urban setting. Services include referrals, higher education assistance, and various social services. 
LifeSkills Center for Leadership 
1508 E. Franklin Ave., Ste. 200
Minneapolis, MN, 55404 
Multicultural  http://www.lifeskills-center.org LifeSkills Center for Leadership is dedicated to the growth and learning of American Indian youth and adults. The organization's goal is to empower and inspire people to reach their ultimate potential and successfully compete in today's world.
Lifetrack Resources           
709 University Avenue W.
St. Paul, MN 55104             
2218 Central Avenue NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418
Multicultural  http://www.lifetrackresources.org/ Lifetrack Resources is a nonprofit human services organization with a mission to work together to develop the strengths within children, families and adults facing the greatest life challenges so that all families and individuals are strong, healthy and productive members of the community.
Little Earth Residents Association
2495 18th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN,  55404 
American Indian  http://www.littleearth.org  The mission of Little Earth Resident Association (LERA) is to build self-esteem and self-sufficiency in the Little Earth of the United Tribes' families. To achieve these goals, LERA creates resident-based programs, encourages residents to take control of issues affecting them, advocates for residents on housing issues, and coordinates resources to meet community needs. 
Lower Sioux Indian Community 
39527 Reservation Hwy.
R.R. 1, Box 308
Morton, MN, 56270 
American Indian  http://www.lowersioux.com Lower Sioux Indian Community is one of the Sioux (Dakota) communities in Minnesota. 
Lutheran Social Services of MN
2485 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
Multicultural http://www.lssmn.org

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota expresses the love of Christ for all people through service that inspires hope, changes lives, and builds community.All people have the opportunity to live and work in community with dignity, safety, and hope.

Marathi Association
6698 Urbandale Lane N.
Maple Grove, MN, 55311 
Asian marathiassociationofmn.com Marathi Association is a mutual benefit organization that is active in the Asian Indian community. 
Metro Center for Independent Living         
1600 University Avenue West
Saint Paul, MN, 55104 
People with Disabilities  http://www.mcil-mn.org/ MCIL is dedicated to the full promotion of the Independent Living (IL) philosophy by supporting individuals with disabilities in their personal efforts to pursue self-directed lives.
Metro Mobility/The Metropolitan Council    
390 N. Robert Street
St. Paul, MN, 55101
People with Disabilities  http://www.metrocouncil.org/transportation/MetroMobility/index.htm Metro Mobility is a shared public transportation service for certified riders who are unable to use regular fixed-route buses due to a disability or health condition. Rides are provided for any purpose.
Metropolitan Center for Independent Living
1600 University Ave W # 16 
Saint Paul, MN, 55104
People with Disabilities  http://www.mcil-mn.org/

MCIL is a Twin Cities metro-based, non-profit 501.c.3 consumer-directed organization founded in 1981. MCIL is dedicated to the full promotion of the Independent Living (IL) philosophy by supporting individuals with disabilities in their personal efforts to pursue self-directed lives.

Midwest Community Development
1808 Riverside Avenue South, Suite 206 Minneapolis MN, 55454
Women, African, Somali http://www.midwestcommunitydevelopment.org/  MCDI's mission is to enhance the quality of life for Somali women and children living in Minnesota. Organizational goals include: Serving as a bridge between Somali women & children and agencies and institutions to ensure that the needs of Somali women & children are met. 
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe (Urban Office) 
1433 E. Franklin Ave., Ste. 7C
Minneapolis, MN, 55404 
American Indian  http://www.millelacsojibwe.org The purpose of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Urban Office is to serve Mille Lacs Band members residing in the Twin Cities area. The office serves as a conduit of information to and from the Band's government and the Band's urban population.
Minneapolis American Indian Center
1530 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN, 55404 
American Indian  www.maicnet.org  MAIC preserves and supports cultural traditions through the arts and various youth and intergenerational programs, including adult education, AIRRnet Project, Workforce Investment Act, senior's program and congregate dining, Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), chemical dependency program, Twin Cities Healthy Nations, Ginew/Golden Eagle Program, Two Rivers Art Gallery, Minnesota Department of Rehabilitation Services, Woodland Indian Crafts, and The Circle newspaper. The organization also sponsors American Indian Alcoholics Anonymous meetings.
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
3800 Bryant Ave S 
Minneapolis, MN, 55409
Multicultural  www.minneapolisparks.org The Minneapolis Park System consists of 182 park properties, including local and regional parks, playgrounds, golf courses, gardens, picnic areas, biking and walking paths, nature sanctuaries and the 55-mile Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway. Together, these properties total nearly 6,732 acres of land and water. The 24 backbone of the park system is its 49 full-service neighborhood recreation centers.
Minneapolis Public Library  
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN, 55401
Multicultural  www.hclib.org/kids Forty-one libraries. More than 5 million books, CDs and DVDs in 40 world languages. Around 1,750 public computers. Eleven library board members. One great system serving 1.1 million residents of Hennepin County.
Minneapolis Urban League
2100 Plymouth Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN,  55411 
African American www.mul.org  The Minneapolis Urban League’s mission is to provide human services and advocacy that will enable African Americans and other minority group members residing in the Minneapolis area to cultivate and develop their individual and group potential on a par with all other Minnesotans.
Minnesota African Women's Association
2207 Second Street
Minneapolis, MN, 55411 
Women www.mawanet.org  The Minnesota African Women's Association (MAWA) was created as a vehicle to empower African women and girls, especially those lacking the necessary resources to connect, integrate, and seize opportunities to develop and refine skills as they settle in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.
Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers  
P.O. Box 582892
Minneapolis, MN, 55458 
African American www.mabl.org/ The Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers (MABL) is the leading minority bar association organized to promote and support the professional development of African American lawyers, judges, and law students in Minnesota.
Minnesota Black Xerox Employees
Xerox Corporation
3500 W. 80th St.
Bloomington, MN, 55431 
African American Phone: (952) 921-1300  Minnesota Black Xerox Employees (MBXE) is an employee resource group that serves African American employees at Xerox. MBXE holds monthly meetings, and works for both the increase and retention of African American employees at Xerox.
Minnesota Chapter of Black Social Workers
P.O. Box 8806
Minneapolis, MN,  55408 
African American www.mnabsw.org The Minnesota Chapter of Black Social Workers is a mutual benefit association for African American social workers. 
Minnesota Chippewa Tribe
P.O. Box 217
Cass Lake, MN, 55633 
American Indian  http://mnchippewatribe.org The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe (MCT) is a committee of Minnesota Chippewa delegates from each of the Chippewa bands in Minnesota, representing the reservations at Leech Lake, White Earth, Bois Forte, Grand Portage, Fond du Lac, and Mille Lacs.
Minnesota Council of Churches
122 W Franklin Ave, Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN ,55404
Multicultural www.mnchurches.org Employment development plans, job readiness workshops, individual job search and placement services, job retention follow up, refugee cash assistance management
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN, 55155
Multicultural dnr.state.mn.us/dnrkids/index.html Our mission is to work with citizens to conserve and manage the state’s natural resources, to provide outdoor recreation opportunities, and to provide for commercial uses of natural resources in a way that creates a sustainable quality of life.
Minnesota Families with Children from China P.O. Box 11867
St. Paul, MN, 55111 
Asian, China www.fccmidwest.org Minnesota Families with Children from China (FCC) is a nondenominational parent-volunteer organization of families who have adopted children from China. The purpose of FCC is to build strong, adoptive, intercultural families by providing support, education, and cultural awareness.
Minnesota History Center 
345 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN, 55102
Multicultural minnesotahistorycenter.org An interactive museum with both permanent and changing exhibits, the Minnesota History Center hosts concerts, lectures, family days and other special events throughout the year.
Minnesota Indian Area Agency on Aging
Minnesota Chippewa
Tribe P.O. Box 217
Cass Lake, MN, 56633 
American Indian  www.mnchippewatribe.org Minnesota Indian Area Agency on Aging (MIAAA) offers services to assist the elderly, tribal communities, and other providers to assure quality of life for older persons, and provides direct help to older American Indians related to employment, transportation, nutrition, and in-home care.
Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center 2300 15th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN,  55404 
American Indian  www.miwrc.org Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center (MIWRC) is a multi service agency that serves the needs of American Indian women and their children. Its programs include: chemical dependency assessment; family service for reunification and prevention of separation; sexual assault advocacy, training and library clearinghouse program; 14 second-stage apartments for women and children making transitions; and a licensed early childhood development center. 
Minnesota Indonesia Society
1745 Kyllo Lane
Eagan, MN, 55122 
Asian, Indonesian Phone: 763-755-3894
nefoea@gmail.com
http:// www.mn-indo-soc.org 
The Minnesota Indonesia Society was founded to provide mutual understanding between the peoples of Minnesota and of Indonesia. The society organizes potlucks, exhibitions, speeches, and various other activities around specific Indonesian themes. 
Minnesota Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy, Prevention, and Parenting (MOAPP)
1619 Dayton Avenue, Suite 111
St. Paul, MN, 55104
Multicultural moappp.org MOAPPP is the statewide leader in promoting
adolescent sexual health, preventing adolescent
pregnancy and gaining support for adolescent parents. We achieve this by developing,
strengthening and advancing science-based
policies and programs. 
Minnesota Women's Resource Center
2300 15th Ave S 
Minneapolis, MN, 55404
American Indian , Women  http://www.miwrc.org/ The Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center (MIWRC) is a non-profit organization that provides a comprehensive set of gender and culturally based services for American Indian women and their families.
Mujeres Latinas en Accion
Lyndale Neighborhood Association
3537 Nicollet Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55408 
Latino http://www.lyndale.org A committee of the Lyndale Neighborhood Association, Mujeres Latinas en Accion is a Latina women's group whose members help new Latina-American immigrant women increase their self sufficiency through a wide variety of self help projects, including drivers education, Spanish-language classes, CPR and fire prevention, exercise, makeup classes, and tenants rights issues.
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association--Minnesota Chapter
600 Nicollet Mall, #380
Minneapolis, MN,  55402 
Asian, Pacific Islander http://www.napabamn.org/ The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) is a national association of Asian Pacific American attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students.
National Association of African American HR Professionals
P.O. Box 311395  
Atlanta, GA, 31131
African American http://www.naaahrmn.org/ The National Association of African Americans in Human Resources is a national organization concerned with improving the professional development of African American Human Resource professionals, consultants and students.
National Black MBA Association--Twin Cities Chapter
National Black MBA Association
P.O. Box 2709
Minneapolis, MN,  55402 
African American http://www.nbmbaatc.org The mission of the National Black MBA Association is to lead in the creation of economic and intellectual wealth in the African American community. 
Native Youth Crisis Hotline
Women of Nations
73 Leech St.
St. Paul, MN,  55102 
American Indian  http://www.Women-of-Nations.org  The purpose of the hotline is to break the cycles that foster high rates of suicide, depression, drug and alcohol abuse, and violence among Native children.
Neighborhood House
179 E. Robie St.
St. Paul, MN,  55107 
Multicultural  www.neighb.org/ Neighborhood House is a multicultural, multilingual center, open to all, and committed to the success of refugees and new immigrants. Providing services in the settlement house tradition since 1897 in St. Paul, Minnesota, Neighborhood House is a first-stop agency offering essential programs that help people put down roots in their new home, learn important life skills, strengthen their families, and contribute to building a diverse and thriving community.
Neighborhood Involvement Program
2431 Hennepin Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55405
Multicultural http://www.neighborhoodinvolve.org/ N.I.P. strengthens individuals and the community by providing cost-effective medical, dental, mental health, youth, and senior services to our underserved neighbors.
New Sudan-American Hope
117 E. Center St., Ste. A
P.O. Box 545
Rochester, MN, 55903 
African American http://www.newsudanamericanhope.org New Sudan-American Hope seeks to facilitate the resettlement of South Sudanese people to the United States, support new refugee arrivals to Minnesota, and sponsor education for Sudanese children. The organization also provides human 
Northside Child Development Center
1000 Plymouth Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN,  55411 
African American http://ccspm.org/northside_child_development_center.aspx Northside Child Development Center, Catholic Charities, provides direct care services for low-income children 6 weeks through 15 years of age. The center's goal is to improve the overall functioning and development of children, with a focus on early education, school readiness, school support, family engagement, and partnership with the family unit. 
Oasis of Love, Inc.
2304 Emerson Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN,  55411 
African American  http://www.hftwol.net/oasisoflove-inc/ Oasis of Love serves the needs of African American children. 
Office of Indian Ministry
Archdiocese of St.Paul/Minneapolis
3045 Park Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN,  55407 
American Indian  Phone: 612-824-7606
Fax: 612-824-7616
notebaartj@archspm.org 
The Office of Indian Ministry responds to the immediate needs of American Indian people seeking help. The agency also supports MIIGEWEYON (the Native American Hearse Project). 
Oromo Community of Minnesota
457 MacKubin St.
St. Paul, MN, 55103   
African, Oromo http://www.oromocommunitymn.org/ The mission of the Oromo Community of Minnesota (OCM) is to provide integrated programs and services to assist Oromo Community in Minnesota to become self-sufficent, and to create vibrant, sustainable, and choehesive community while promoting Oromo social, cultural and historical values and ethics.
Out for Equity
 360 Colborne Street
Saint Paul, MN, 55102
GLBTQ www.outforequity.spps.org Out for Equity is a GLBTQ program for students, educators, and families in the Saint Paul Public Schools. Out for Equity believes that every student, staff member, and family deserves a safe, supportive school environment that fosters positive self esteem, respect for others, and academic success.
Out To Brunch
PO Box 582682
Minneapolis, MN, 55458
Women, GLBTQ www.http://outtobrunch.org/

 

The purpose of Out To Brunch is to provide a safe, friendly, social network for all lesbian oriented women, regardless of race, creed, age or ability.

Out4Good
Minneapolis Public Schools
425 Fifth Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
GLBTQA http://equitydiversity.mpls.k12.mn.us/out4good  Out 4 Good promotes Kindergarten-12th Grade (K-12) student achievement throughout the Minneapolis Public School district by providing support services to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) students, staff and GLBT families.
PACER - Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights
8161 Normandale Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN,  55437 
Multicultural  http://www.pacer.org  The mission of Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights (PACER Center) is to improve and expand opportunities that enhance the quality of life for children and young adults with physical, mental, emotional, and learning disabilities and their families.
Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights Pacer Center        
8161 Normandale Blvd
Bloomington, MN, 55437
People with Disabilities  http://www.pacer.org/ The mission of PACER Center (Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights) is to expand opportunities and enhance the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families, based on the concept of parents helping parents.
Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, & Transgendered (PFLAG)
Box 19290
Minneapolis, MN, 55419 
GLBTQA http://www.pflagtc.com/ PFLAG is a national non-profit organization with over 200,000 members in the United States. The Twin Cities Chapter is proud to serve the metro area through support of LGBT individuals. United, we can make a difference in someone’s life by moving equality forward.
PATH, Inc.
2021 E Hennepin Ave., Ste 100
minneapolis, MN,  55413 
Multicultural http://www.pathinc.org The mission of PATH is to empower children and families to achieve lifelong success. The organization provides treatment, foster care, adoption, and related in-home services to children and youth and their families. 
Peruvian Association of Minnesota
9210 Golden Valley Rd., Ste. 6
Golden Valley, MN, 55427 
Latino  Phone: 763-593-7686
elisa358@aol.com 
Peruvian Association of Minnesota's mission is to promote cultural education and Peruvian ethnicity, promote intercultural relations with other ethnic groups and resources in Minnesota and other states, and maintain relations with educational and social resources in Minnesota. 
Peta Wakan Tipi (Sacred Fire Lodge)
459 N. Wheeler St.
St. Paul, MN,  55104 
American Indian  www.petawakantipi.org/ Peta Wakan Tipi provides transitional housing and support services for homeless and recovering American Indians, as well as programs for the broader American Indian community. The goal of the organization is to help American Indian people achieve economic, emotional, and cultural balance.
PFund
1409 Willow Street, Suite 109
Minneapolis, MN, 55403
GLBTQA http://pfundonline.org/contact.html PFund Foundation is a community foundation that advances social justice for LGBT communities in the Upper Midwest. It assists organizations in being successful, funds systems change work, develops leaders, inspires giving, and convenes & reports on issues of importance for our communities.
Philippine-Minnesotan Medical Association
P.O. Box 25815
Woodbury, MN, 55125 
Asian, Filipino http://www.pmmamd.org The Philippine-Minnesotan Medical Association (PMMA) is an organization for physicians in Minnesota and neighboring states who have ties to the Filipino community. PMMA's mission is to promote public health through a continuing program of education for physicians and medical students; foster cooperation, mutual assistance, and camaraderie among physicians of Philippine descent; support voluntary and charitable services in the United States and abroad; and improve the condition and well-being of practicing physicians of Philippine descent. 
Phyllis Wheatley Community Center, Inc.
1301 Tenth Ave. N
Minneapolis, MN, 55411 
Multicultural http://www.phylliswheatley.org The mission of Phyllis Wheatley Community Center is to provide comprehensive quality programs in life-long learning, child development, and family support for the diverse greater Minneapolis community. The center's goal is to increase the number of individuals and families residing in Minneapolis and surrounding communities who live in households free of neglect and abuse, resolve conflicts without violence, and build their capacity to become and remain self-directed, self-sufficient, contributing members of the community. 
Pillsbury Black Network
Pillsbury Company
200 S. Sixth St.
Minneapolis, MN, 55402 
African American Phone: (612) 330-5071  Pillsbury Black Network is an employee resource group for African Americans employed by Pillsbury.
Pillsbury United Communities
3501 Chicago Ave S
Minneapolis, MN, 55407
Multicultural  http://www.puc-mn.org/ Pillsbury United Communities (PUC) is a community-based, nonprofit agency that helps people out of poverty by developing strong relationships with individuals and their families.
Pilot City Neighborhood Services
1315 Penn Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN,  55411 
Multicultural  http://www.pilotcity.org The mission of Pilot City Neighborhood Services (PCNS) is to assist and empower families and individuals in North Minneapolis and surrounding communities to access resources and achieve self-sufficiency.
Policy Roundtable
c/o Concordia University
275 Syndicate St. N.
St. Paul, MN,  55101 
Asian Bruce Corrie, chair
Phone: 651-641-8226
Fax: 651-659-0207
corrie@csp.edu 
The Policy Roundtable is a Pan-Asian alliance that focuses on public policy issues related to Asian Pacific communities in Minnesota. The organization's activities include a monthly policy forum that is videotaped for rebroadcast on local access cable television; policy dialogues with top officials in Minnesota; and policy videoconferences with communities around the nation. 
Prairie Island Tribal Council
5636 Sturgeon Lake Rd.
Welch, MN,  55089 
American Indian  http://www.prairieisland.org The Prairie Island Tribal Council represents the Mdewakanton Dakota community. The mission of the council is to provide a holistic, culturally based approach to program services that promote family, wellness, education, political and economic growth, and environmental protection, and that lead to self-esteem and self-sufficiency for individual members of the community. 
Project Regina
1006 W. Lake St.
Minneapolis, MN,  55408 
Multicultural  http://projectregina.org Project Regina is a job training program for refugees and immigrants incorporating industrial sewing, garment alterations, and English. Its purpose is to help refugees and immigrants adjust to American life by moving from dependence on others, dependence on welfare, and low self-esteem to independence, self-sufficiency, and increased self-confidence. 
Project Spirit
St. Paul Area Council of Churches
1671 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN,  55105 
African American www.spacc.org/projecthome Project Spirit helps families develop a richer life through a tutorial and living skills program for children, a parenting skills program, and a pastoral counseling program. The program was developed through the efforts of the Congress of National Black Churches.
Quorum  
540 N. Fairview Avenue, Suite 303
St. Paul, MN, 55104
GLBTQA http://www.twincitiesquorum.com/ Including all people is inherently good for business.
We provide leadership, guidance and resources to connect, build and strengthen the fully inclusive business community.
Authentically and true to ourselves, while supporting others with the same goal in mind.
Ramsey Action Programs, Inc.
450 N. Syndicate St., Ste. 5
St. Paul, MN, 55104 
Multicultural  www.caprw.org/ Ramsey Action Programs is a community and family service organization that provides the following services and programs: Head Start, Project Success, the Ways to Work Program, energy assistance, referral and advocacy, senior nutrition, and a weatherization and energy conservation program. 
Rebuilding Appropriate Parenting
Reuben Lindh Family Services
1501 N. Xerxes Ave.
Minneapolis, MN, 55411 
Multicultural http://www.reubenlindh.org Rebuilding Appropriate Parenting connects with parents while they are still in chemical dependency treatment to offer them a smooth, supportive transition to aftercare and sober living. In-home aftercare addresses the needs of the whole family, not just the person in recovery. The primary focus is to teach parenting and relapse prevention, and to rebuild family relationships. 
Red Door Services (formerly Red Door Clinic) "Heath Services Building
525 Portland Ave
4th Floor
Minneapolis, MN, 55415
Multicultural http://www.reddoorclinic.org/ Since 1970, the staff at our clinic have been providing confidential, non-judgmental and professional sexual health care to our community. We are the largest HIV/STD testing site in Minnesota, providing testing, treatment and health education around STDs, Ryan White HIV medical care for the uninsured, as well as pregnancy prevention and targeted HIV/STD programming through the CAPS Program, HIM Program and SIS Program.
Red Lake Band of Chippewa
P.O. Box 550
Redlake, MN, 56671 
American Indian  http://www.redlakenation.org The federally recognized Red Lake Band of Chippewa is one of Minnesota's Ojibwe bands. Located in northwest Minnesota, Red Lake Band has about 9,300 enrolled members who reside on and off the reservation. 
Red Lake Liaison--Urban Office
Red Lake Band of Chippewa
1433 E. Franklin Ave., Ste. 13A
Minneapolis, MN, 55404 
American Indian  http://www.rlnn.com The Red Lake liaison officer serves members of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa (Ojibwe) in the state of Minnesota. Funded by the Red Lake Tribal Council, the office is intended to help improve services to Red Lake members who reside in the Twin Cities area.
Resource
1900 Chicago Ave.
Minneapolis, MN, 55404 
Multicultural http://www.resource-mn.org Resource is a private, nonprofit, United Way agency that is committed to undoing racism and promoting diversity and that offers various programs to help people change their lives.
Rise, Inc.
8406 Sunset Road NE
Spring Lake Park, MN, 55432 
Multicultural  https://www.rise.org/give-rise Rise supports people who have disabilities and other barriers to employment in attaining their personal measure of vocational achievements, self-sufficiency, and belonging in their communities. The organization is dedicated to building a community that is more accepting of all its citizens, and supports the development of creative partnerships with businesses, government agencies, and the public to meet this objective. The organization has three programs that serve communities of color: WISE, Work in Progress, and Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) - Pathways. 
Sabathani Community Center
310 E. 38th St.
Minneapolis, MN, 55409 
Multicultural  http://www.sabathani.org Sabathani Community Center consists of many different agencies united to assist and support the residents of South Minneapolis in becoming more self-sufficient and contributing members of their community. Programs include emergency housing, food, and clothing; adult basic education; tutoring; pre-employment counseling; youth enrichment and support groups; senior activities and meals; early childhood intervention; and information and referral services. 
SEWA-Asian Indian Family Wellness
5640 N. Danube Rd.
Fridley, MN, 55432 
Asian, Indian http://www.sewa-aifw.org SEWA-Asian Indian Family Wellness (SEWA-AIFW) promotes research, communication, advocacy, and direct service for the medical and quality-of-life issues of needy Asian-Indian families in Minnesota, with a particular emphasis on the immediate needs of families in crisis. Target groups include Asian Indians, women, fragmented families, children, adolescents, and the elderly. The organization also operates a 24-hour/7 days per week Crisis Line: 952-712-9100. 
Sexual Violence Center
3757 Fremont Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55412
Multicultural http://www.sexualviolencecenter.org/

The Sexual Violence Center (SVC) is an independent non-profit organization working throughout the Twin Cities metro area. Each year, we provide more than 2,000 youth and adults with 24 hour crisis phone service, individual counseling and support groups, advocacy and legal clinics at no cost.

Shades of Yellow (SOY)
995 University Ave. W #215
St. Paul, MN, 55104
GLBTQA http://shadesofyellow.org/default.aspx Shades of Yellow, also known as SOY, is a  Hmong LGBTQ nonprofit organization that works to provide support, education, advocacy, and leadership development to Hmong LGBTQ and allies. SOY is made up of a diverse group of community members, constituents, and allies. 
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
2330 Sioux Tr. NW.
Prior Lake, MN,  55372
American Indian  http://www.shakopeedakota.org The Skopee Mdewakanton Sioux (Dakota) Community (SMSC) is one of four Dakota communities within Minnesota. The Shakopee Sioux Community Center is the government center for the community. Government activities include administration, finance, social services, public works, a health clinic, and several economic enterprises.. 
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
2330 Sioux Trail NW 
Prior Lake, MN 55372
American Indian   http://www.shakopeedakota.org/ The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is a federally recognized Indian Tribe located in Prior Lake, MN. As a sovereign nation, the SMSC provides services and infrastructure for tribal members. The SMSC interacts on a government to government basis with local, county, state and federal units of government. T
Sikh Society of Minnesota
5831 University Ave. NE
Minneapolis, MN, 55432 
Asian, Indian   Sikh Society of Minnesota is a mutual benefit organization that serves the Asian Indian Sikh community. 
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
Minnesota State University
P.O. Box 8400
Mankato, MN   56002 
Latino  http://www.reg6.shpe.org/index.html The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers is a mutual benefit organization at Minnesota State University at Mankato that strives to develop professional and qualified engineers among the Latino community. 
Somali Banadiri Community of Minnesota
1433 E. Franklin Avenue, Suite 7E
Minneapolis, MN, 55404
African, Somali    
Somali Community of America
1507 S. 5th St.
Minneapolis, MN, 55454                          
African, Somali    
Somali Community of Minnesota, Inc.
15 E. 22nd St.
Minneapolis, MN,  55404 
African, Somali http://www.somalimaicommunity.com Somali Community of Minnesota's mission is to provide Somali families with culturally appropriate social and educational support, enabling them to achieve financial self-sufficiency and maintain their own cultural identity while integrating into American society. 
Somali Cultural Institute Inc.
2426 E. 26th St.
Minneapolis, MN, 55406                         
African, Somali    
Somali Heritage Center Studio
912 E. 24th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55404 
African, Somali    
Somali Justice Advocacy Center
1806 Riverside Avenue South, Suite #3
Minneapolis, MN, 55454
African, Somali   The Somali Justice Advocacy Center, initiated in 2001, has been one of the most often referenced organizations when issues facing the Somali community come to the surface. The organization obtained 501 © 3 status in early 2005. Now, with the authority to function independently, the organization has developed an ambitious plan to address and advocate on diverse issues of the Somali community.
Somali Mai Community of Minnesota
15 E. 22nd St.
Minneapolis, MN, 55404             
African, Somali    
Somali Yellow Pages
1806 Riverside Ave., #3
Minneapolis, MN, 55454 
African, Somali   The Somali Yellow Pages expands on the oral tradition in Somali culture by providing referral information over the phone to Somali- and English-speaking callers. Includes 24-hour news from Somalia, business directory, community announcements, prayer time, and advertisements from local businesses. 
Somalian Women's Association
2101 Hennepin Ave., Ste. 113
Mineapolis, MN, 55405 
African, Somali http://ww.somalianwomenassociation.org The mission of the Somalian Women's Association is to strengthen the capacity of Somalian women immigrants to survive in their new country and become productive members of the Twin Cities community by helping them counter the negative impacts of isolation, poverty, violence, and discrimination on themselves and their children.
Southeast Asian Community Council
1827 44th Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN, 55412 
Asian, Southeast Asian www.seacc-mn.org/ Southeast Asian Community Council (SEACC) is a community-based organization founded in 1986 by Southeast Asian refugee leaders to address the needs of community members.
Southeast Asian Ministry
105 W. University Ave.
St. Paul, MN, 55103 
Asian, Southeast Asian http://www.seam-stpaul.org Southeast Asian Ministry (SeAM) is a faith-based ministry serving people of diverse cultures new to the community as they strive to achieve self-reliance. Among its services, SeAM provides elder programs for Cambodian and Hmong refugees and immigrants and ESL classes for adults. 
Southeast Asian Refugee Community Home
1113 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN,   55404 
Asian, Southeast Asian www.asian-search.org/ Southeast Asian Refugee Community Home (SEARCH) provides employment training services, economic and cultural development services, and pro bono legal services to Southeast Asians. 
Southside Family Nurturing Center
2448 18th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN,  55404 
Multicultural  www.ssfnc.org/ Southside Family Nurturing Center is a therapeutic nursery school and parenting program for families with children up to five years of age at high risk for abuse and neglect. 
State Services for the Blind
1st National Bank Building
332 Minnesota Street, Suite E-200
Saint Paul, MN, 55101-1351
People with Disabilities  http://www.positivelyminnesota.com/JobSeekers/Blind_or_Visually_Impaired/  State Services for the Blind, or SSB as we are widely known, we help people who are blind, visually impaired, or DeafBlind to live and work as independently as possible.

At offices statewide, our services include training people to adjust to blindness and vision loss, exploring assistive technology, and teaching adults how to prepare for, find and keep jobs.

Swim Somali Women in Minnesota 
92 St. Mary’s Ave. SE
Minneapolis, MN, 55414            
African, Somali    
Teatro del Pueblo
209 Page Street W., Suite 208
Saint Paul, MN, 55107
 
Multicultural  www.teatrodelpueblo.org Teatro del Pueblo is a small, non-profit Latino theater located in St. Paul, MN. Fostered by the Latino community on the West Side, it has grown since its inception in 1992 to serve St. Paul, Minneapolis, the metro area and greater Minnesota. Based in the West Side’s Latino community, Teatro del Pueblo promotes Latino culture through the creation and presentation of performing arts.
The Aurora Center
U niversity of Minnesota Boyton Suite 407
410 Church St. SE
Minneapolis, MN, 55455
Multicultural http://www1.umn.edu/aurora/ TAC provides free and confidential crisis intervention to victims of sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking and harassment. TAC also provides services for “concerned persons,” that is, people who are concerned about a friend or loved one who has experienced these types of crimes.
The Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota
656 Transfer Road
St. Paul, MN, 55114
People with Disabilities  www.dsamn.org It is the mission of the Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota to provide information, resources and support to individuals with Down syndrome, their families and their communities.
The Science Museum of Minnesota
20 Kellogg Blvd W 
St Paul, MN, 55102
Multicultural www.smm.org The Science Museum of Minnesota, founded in 1907, is a large regional science museum located on the banks of the Mississippi River in downtown
St. Paul. 
The Shirley G. Moore Laboratory School
University of Minnesota
51 East River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55455 
Multicultural  www.cehd.umn.edu/icd/labschool/default.asp The Shirley G. Moore Laboratory Nursery School offers a half-day program for children ages 2 to 5 years old. A limited number of fee subsidies are available for low-income families. Licensed for 54 children, applicants are selected randomly from the waiting list.
True Colors Bookstore
4755 Chicago Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55407
GLBTQA http://www.truecolorsbookstore.com Founded in 1970, True Colors Bookstore (formerly Amazon Bookstore Cooperative) is the oldest independent feminist bookstore in North America. Our store offers products and services that foster the strength, wisdom, beauty and diversity of women, girls, and their families.
Twin Cities Black Pride
2021 East Hennepin Ave, Suite 460
Minneapolis, MN,  55413
GLBTQA, African American http://www.tcpride.org/index.php/about-twin-cities-pride The mission of Twin Cities Pride is to commemorate and celebrate our diverse heritage, inspire the achievement of equality and challenge discrimination.
University of Minnesota Child Care Center
600 Rollins Avenue S.E.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455
Multicultural  http://www.cehd.umn.edu/ChildDevelopmentCenter/default.html Located near the East Bank campus, the University
Child Care Center serves children, ages 3 months to pre-kindergarten, of U faculty, staff, and students. As there is a long waiting list, be sure to consider other childcare options. Contact the center for an application.
Vietnamese Social Services of America
277 University Avenue West
Saint Paul, MN, 55103
Asian www.Vssmn.org The Vietnamese community founded Vietnamese Social Services of Minnesota (VSS) in 1987 as a non-profit mutual assistance organization. VSS has since grown into a multi-service agency with programs in health education and promotion, youth development, elder services, English proficiency, and employment and job training.
Volunteers of America-Minnesota
7625 Metro Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN, 55439
 
People with Disabilities  http://www.voamn.org/ Volunteers of America–Minnesota is a nonprofit organization founded in 1896 which offers a wide variety of services for more than 26,500 children, adolescents and their families, older adults, students, persons with disabilities and special needs, and adults completing rehabilitation programs each year.
 
Washburn Center for Children
2430 Nicollet Ave 
Minneapolis, MN, 55404
Children http://www.washburn.org/ Washburn Center for Children is the leader in helping children with social, emotional and behavioral mental health problems and their families. All of our services are designed to develop skills, resolve problems and connect with resources to help the child be more successful at home, in school and in the community.
Women Venture  
2324 University Ave W # 120 
Saint Paul, MN, 55114
Women  www.womenventure.org/ WomenVenture is a leader in providing the tools and support to help women start and grow
a business, find a new job, or develop a new career path.
Women's Advocates
588 Grand Ave 
St Paul, MN, 55102
Women  http://www.wadvocates.org/ Women’s Advocates is a safe place where battered women and their children can escape
domestic violence. In addition to providing shelter, Women’s Advocates provides advocacy,
personalized support (including mental health therapy and aftercare services), education, and resources for nearly 1,000 women and children every year.
YWCA MINNEAPOLIS
(Multiple Locations)
1130 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN, 55403
Multicultural  www.ywcampls.org The YWCA of Minneapolis lives the mission of empowering women and girls and eliminating racism through our many community programs. Our Girls & Youth programs focus on the strengths of young people and encourage them to create and expect great things in their lives.
YWCA SAINT PAUL
375 Selby Avenue
Saint Paul, MN, 55102
Multicultural  http://www.ywcaofstpaul.org/ Last year our programs and services in Housing & Supportive Services, Youth Development, Health & Wellness and Skills for Life & Work empowered more than 5,770 people to reach their goals and improve their quality of life.