Service Bulletins

RENTHELPMN RENT ASSISTANCE

RentHelpMN is now open for applications…. RentHelpMN, also known as the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA) Program, is now accepting applications. What is RentHelpMN? Created to help Minnesotans who have fallen behind on their rent or fear that could happen. RentHelpMN is currently in Phase One, in which people with past due rent who meet…

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MINNESOTA CORONAVIRUS VACCINE INFORMATION

At this time, Greater Twin Cities United Way 2-1-1 is not scheduling vaccine appointments for residents of Minnesota. Statewide Vaccine Status Who’s Getting Vaccinated: Provides a timeline of who can get the vaccine and when here Vaccine Data: Provides a summary of who’s getting vaccinated, race/ethnicity, distribution, vaccines administered and provider goals here Vaccine Distribution and Administration: Provides information about…

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CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES AND INFORMATION

If you need assistance finding food, paying housing bills or other essential services, dial 2-1-1, 651-291-0211 or 1-800-543-7709 or Text ‘MNCOVID’ to 898211 and a Certified Community Resource Specialist will help to locate available resources in your area. In response to COVID-19, many organizations have made changes to their in-person availability. These changes happen frequently,…

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CIVIL UNREST – 2020/2021

It is advised to call ahead before venturing out to any commercial business, establishment or nonprofit. Visit United Way’s Civil Unrest 2020-2021 webpage for community information, donations and volunteer opportunities, and Healthcare/Mental Health Resources related to the Derek Chauvin trial and the death of Daunte Wright. Click here

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Free Tax Preparation Sites

It’s tax time! You may qualify for free help preparing your taxes. The Minnesota Department of Revenue provides a list of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and AARP Tax-Aide free tax preparation sites. Click here to find a free tax preparation site near you. Minnesota Department of Revenue has a filing deadline of May 17th, 2021.

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Wrap Around Minnesota

Push Text Messaging Campaign—Greater Twin Cities United Way, 2-1-1 Network Greater Twin Cities United Way and the Minnesota Children’s Cabinet have developed a push text messaging campaign, WrapMN, to provide streamlined information and coordination for identified academic, food, health and housing resources available across the state. The goal of this campaign is to increase wrap…

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