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Resources for Families in Need

Valley View Middle School Social Workers
Kali Anderson, 952-681-5896
Michelle Primm, 952-681-5888

Human Services (for Bloomington residents)

  • Call or help providing food, housing and medical care

Medical Assistance - Hennepin County: 612-596-1300 (www.co.hennepin.mn.us)

  • Call to discuss eligibility for MN Health Care Programs and get an application

Minnesota Care: 651-297-3862 (www.dhs.state.mn.us)

  • Low-cost medical insurance for individuals who meet income guidelines and have not had insurance for 4 months

Crisis Connection: 612-379-6363 (www.crisis.org)

  • Call for crisis and general counseling, operates 24 hours/day

Family and Children’s Services:  612-728-2089 English, 612-728-2089 Espanol  (www.everyfamilymatters.org)

  • Call about counseling for children, adolescents and adults

Children’s Defense Fund MN Low-Cost Health Care Directory:  651-227-6121 (www.cdf-mn.org)

  • Searchable directories of health and dental care options for uninsured or poorly insured families with children

United Way 211:  651-291-0211

  • Free, confidential information and referral service that links people to social services, healthcare, and more
  • Interpreter services available upon request

Hennepin County Emergency Assistance:  612-596-1900

  • Short term assistance for families with minor children in financial crisis

Fairview Pond Health Clinic

  • Brings affordable medical services to the Bloomington. The Clinic's medical, dental and mental health partners provide family-centered care at no cost or low cost to Bloomington and Richfield children, infancy through high school. Other clinic services include assistance with accessing health insurance, immunizations, physicals and health education.
  • Cick here for more information and clinic hours